IN PHOTOS: Rafael Nadal conducts tennis clinic in PH

MANILA, Philippines – World no. 5 tennis star Rafael Nadal spent his first day in Manila conducting a tennis clinic for young Filipino students on Sunday, December 6 at the Colegio San Agustin in Makati City.

Nadal, 29, hosted the clinic for 60 young people together with his uncle and coach Toni to promote the Rafa Nadal Tennis Academy, which opens in Mallorca, Spain in May. (WATCH: Rafael Nadal, uncle Toni teach young Filipino to play tennis)

The Spaniard will compete for the Micromax Indian Aces in the International Premier Tennis League's Manila leg, running from December 6 to 8 at the Mall of Asia Arena. (READ: IPTL 2015: A guide to big-time tennis in Manila)

Check out photos from Nadal's clinic below!

FILIPINO KIDS. Rafael Nadal conducts the tennis clinic for 60 Filipino kids. Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

FILIPINO KIDS. Rafael Nadal conducts the tennis clinic for 60 Filipino kids.

Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

NADAL IN MANILA. Rafa Nadal takes his time teaching a young student. Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

NADAL IN MANILA. Rafa Nadal takes his time teaching a young student.

Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

FUN. Rafael Nadal enjoying himself during the clinic. Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

FUN. Rafael Nadal enjoying himself during the clinic.

Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

Toni Nadal (black, far back) also teaches kids at Colegio San Agustin in Makati. Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

Toni Nadal (black, far back) also teaches kids at Colegio San Agustin in Makati.

Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

NADAL IN MANILA. Rafa Nadal is all smiles despite arriving in the Philippines late the night before. Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

NADAL IN MANILA. Rafa Nadal is all smiles despite arriving in the Philippines late the night before.

Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

NADAL IN MANILA. Rafael Nadal visits Manila for the first time and will compete in the International Premier Tennis League. Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

NADAL IN MANILA. Rafael Nadal visits Manila for the first time and will compete in the International Premier Tennis League.

Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

Rafa Nadal prepares to serve to a young student. Photo by Ena Terol/Rapplr

Rafa Nadal prepares to serve to a young student.

Photo by Ena Terol/Rapplr

 

NADAL IN MANILA. Rafael Nadal and uncle/coach Toni Nadal look at each other during a media briefing. Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

NADAL IN MANILA. Rafael Nadal and uncle/coach Toni Nadal look at each other during a media briefing.

Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

NADAL IN MANILA. Toni Nadal, the uncle/coach of Rafa Nadal, teaches young students in Manila. Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

NADAL IN MANILA. Toni Nadal, the uncle/coach of Rafa Nadal, teaches young students in Manila.

Photo by Ena Terol/Rappler

– Rappler.com