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Rafael Nadal looks dapper in a black suit as he gives speech

Rafael Nadal looks smart in a black suit as he gives a speech at the ceremony celebrating his career – amid reports that his wife Mery Perello is pregnant

Rafael Nadal looked smart and couldn’t stop smiling as he gave a speech at a career recognition ceremony in Palma, Mallorca on Wednesday.

The tennis star, 36, wore a black suit and white shirt for the event at the Consolat de Mar, the headquarters of the Balearic Islands.

It comes amid reports from the Spanish magazine Hello! that his wife Mery Perello, 33, is reportedly pregnant with their first child.

Radiant: Rafael Nadal looked smart as he gave a speech at a career recognition ceremony in Palma, Mallorca on Wednesday

Radiant: Rafael Nadal looked smart as he gave a speech at a career recognition ceremony in Palma, Mallorca on Wednesday

Rafa, a Mallorca native, beamed with joy as he took the podium and thanked the officials for the recognition.

He paired his suit with a smart black belt and shiny shoes as he posed for snaps during the recognition ceremony.

It comes amid reports that his wife Mery is reportedly pregnant with their first child, according to Spanish magazine Hello!

The beauty sported what looked like a baby bump under her swimming trunks aboard the yacht where she and the 22-time Grand Slam winner are enjoying a holiday.

Family?  It comes amid reports from the Spanish magazine Hola!  that his wife Mery Perello, 33, is reportedly pregnant with their first child

Family? It comes amid reports from the Spanish magazine Hola! that his wife Mery Perello, 33, is reportedly pregnant with their first child

Brave: The tennis star, 36, wore a black suit and white shirt for the event at the Balearic Islands headquarters at Consolat de Mar

Brave: The tennis star, 36, wore a black suit and white shirt for the event at the Balearic Islands headquarters at Consolat de Mar

There has been intense speculation that Rafael’s childhood sweetheart was expecting after she started wearing more loose-fitting clothes and donned a face mask during the recent Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid.

There is no comment yet from the tennis star or his wife, who had dated for 14 years before they tied the knot in October 2019 at a British-owned fortress in Mallorca, where Gareth Bale married earlier in the year.

MailOnline has reached out to a spokesperson for Rafael for more information.

Looks good: He paired his suit with a smart black belt and shiny shoes as he posed for snaps at the recognition ceremony

Looks good: He paired his suit with a smart black belt and shiny shoes as he posed for snaps at the recognition ceremony

Excited: Mallorca native Rafa beamed with joy as he took the podium and thanked officials for the recognition

Excited: Mallorca native Rafa beamed with joy as he took the podium and thanked officials for the recognition

They are currently relaxing off the coast of Mallorca with a group of friends aboard the ‘Great White’, the 78-foot POUNDS 4.2 million Sunroof Power catamaran that Rafael had custom built two years ago.

Rafael’s uncle and ex-coach Toni Nadal said last week he was confident the 36-year-old would play at Wimbledon later this month, despite his injury problems.

The two-time Wimbledon winner has been undergoing treatment for Muller-Weiss syndrome, the chronic injury he sustained in 2005 to his left foot.

Positive: Rafael's uncle and ex-coach Toni Nadal said last week he was confident the 36-year-old would play at Wimbledon later this month despite his injury problems

Positive: Rafael’s uncle and ex-coach Toni Nadal said last week he was confident the 36-year-old would play at Wimbledon later this month despite his injury problems

Tricky: The two-time Wimbledon winner undergoes treatment for Muller-Weiss syndrome, the chronic injury he suffered in 2005 to his left foot

Tricky: The two-time Wimbledon winner undergoes treatment for Muller-Weiss syndrome, the chronic injury he suffered in 2005 to his left foot

He had his foot numb to take his 14th French Open and 22nd Grand Slam title earlier this month and has not ruled out retirement if he fails to overcome his injury problems.

Rafael told Hola! in March 2018: ‘Of course I plan and want to start a family. I love children and I would like them to do what they want in life.’

Mery quit an insurance job to become a project director for the Rafael Nadal Foundation, the charity he founded more than a decade ago.

Planning: Rafael told Hola!  in March 2018: 'Of course I plan and want to start a family.  I love children and I would like them to do what they want in life'

Planning: Rafael told Hola! in March 2018: ‘Of course I plan and want to start a family. I love children and I would like them to do what they want in life’

Happy news: The beauty had what appeared to be a baby bump under her swimsuit aboard the yacht where she and the 22-time Grand Slam winner are enjoying a holiday - pictured June 3

Happy news: The beauty had what appeared to be a baby bump under her swimsuit aboard the yacht where she and the 22-time Grand Slam winner are enjoying a holiday – pictured June 3

She is known for being an incredibly private person. The estate the Spanish couple chose to wed, La Fortaleza overlooking the Bay of Pollensa in northeast Mallorca, was where Real Madrid star Gareth Bale tied the knot with Emma Rhys-Jones in June 2019 as part of a three-day party.

It was also where the 2016 BBC spy thriller The Night Manager starring Hugh Laurie was filmed.

The property was bought by Lord Lupton in 2011 for POUNDS 30 million, although the original asking price was reportedly around POUNDS 75 million.

The couples were together for 14 years before they tied the knot at a British-owned fortress in Mallorca in 2019)

Long-lasting loves: The couple had a 14-year relationship before they tied the knot in a British-owned fortress in Mallorca in 2019

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