At the age of 17, Rafael Nadal stunned Roger Federer, who had just been named the new world number one,
in Miami in 2004. He is now eager for further victories in the years to come.
The 16-year-old Nadal skipped his junior responsibilities and concentrated on the professional,
circuit, starting the 2003 season from inside the top 200.After making it to four Challenger,
finals in the first three months and winning his maiden championship in Barletta,
the Spaniard quickly increased his ranking on the list. Rafa qualified for the Monte Carlo,
Masters and advanced to the third round there, as well as in Hamburg and Wimbledon,
demonstrating his readiness to compete at a higher level.A youngster following up those outcomes,