In February 2020, Fabian was invited by the President of ATCDMX and the Secretary of the Tennis Association in Mexico, to present a portrait to “King of Clay” Rafa Nadal.

The Artist traveled with his family to Acapulco where the Mexican ATP Open Tour was taking place. They meeting with the tennis player was an unforgettable experience for Fabian and his kids.

“Rafa” Nadal Parera is a Spanish professional tennis player. He is ranked No. 2 in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals, has been ranked No. 1 in the ATP rankings for 209 weeks, and has finished as the year-end No.1 five times.

Rafael Nadal holding portrait alongside painter Fabian Perez and family

Rafael Nadal portrait

Rafael Nadal portrait by Fabian Perez