In a 2011 Telegraph interview, Perello said she didn't even want to go to a dinner with one of his sponsors in Paris once.
"When Rafael got back he said, ‘Thank God you didn’t come.' The place had been swarming with photographers.
Perello, who is also known as "Xisca," has been dating Nadal since 2005.
#atpworldtour #1 #yearendnumber1 A post shared by Rafa Nadal (@rafaelnadal) on Rafael Nadal and his girlfriend Maria Francisca are in a relation for more than 8 years. Rafael Nadal is very reserved about his love life so, he hasn’t talked openly about his relation with his girlfriend.
Maria Francisca is also known as Xisca Perello who is from Nadal’s hometown Majorca.
After a thrilling, five-set match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, Rafael Nadal of Spain is headed to the 2017 Australian Open final.
It will be the first time he'll play Roger Federer for major title since the 2011 French Open, and the ninth time the two have played for a Grand Slam title in a final.
Rafael Nadal is a 30-year-old tennis player and he has not got married yet.