On Friday morning (August 25, 2017) the Spanish Sun-Times reported Rafael Nadal and girlfriend, to be shopping for engagement rings.The couple was seen closely eyeing some pricey bling in a couple of major jewelry stores — especially major diamond baubles that could only be described as the kind usually slipped on a woman’s left-hand ring finger. (read more)According to some insiders, they'll soon be engaged. Rumor Explodes on Twitter Naturally, the Sun-Times’ article sent Facebook and Twitter into a frenzy. It was an emotional moment for Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Monday as he reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal since 2015.The occasion was made extra special by the presence of his long-time girlfriend - Maria Francisca Perello.Other articles on the matter said that the two are certainly eyeing on a lifetime together as they considered engagement as something "inevitable" in their relationship.The report said that two were on a dinner date when people noticed that Perello has a "significant bulge" on her stomach.He immediately sought out his girlfriend, Maria Francisca Perello, when he pulled out of Wimbledon this year.“Tennis ace Rafael Nadal was taking his mind off his ailment on Saturday as he soaked up the sun in Formentera, Spain with his long-term girlfriend Xisca Perello, 28,” reports His girlfriend is famous for avoiding the spotlight and choosing to take her work in business seriously.
The report added that some sources and insiders are claiming that the two will soon be engaged.(HIGHLIGHTS)Maria Francisca Perello, who has been dating Nadal since 2005, was present in the stands during his boyfriend’s hard fought victory and the 14-times Grand Slam winner made it a point to mention her in the post-match interview.When the interviewer noted this is the first time in 10 trips to the Australian Open that Nadal had brought his girlfriend with him, the Spaniard replied, “After 10 years finally, my girlfriend gets a wild card to come here.”It was Rafael Nadal’s first win over a top-10 player at a Grand Slam since he defeated number two Novak Djokovic to win the title at Roland Garros in 2014, his last major win.“I feel fine, working and undergoing the recovery process.The time schedule is correct, there are two and a half weeks to go before we start to compete.” The Spaniard had to withdraw from his favorite tournament, the French Open, this past May because “he injured a tendon in his wrist, which also kept him out of Wimbledon,” according to .