More to Rafa than meets the eye

Originally Published: August 26, 2011
By Kamakshi Tandon | Special to ESPN.com

Just like many other sporting memoirs, Rafael Nadal's newly released autobiography contains a mix of the new and the familiar. Although not exactly exhaustive, the book offers his thoughts on some of his biggest matches, reinforces his focus on family and friends, and recounts some memorable anecdotes. Here are 20 things we learned:

What we knew: He has a younger sister, Maribel. What we learned: The two are very close. Nadal calls or texts 10 times a day.

What we knew: He ...

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