Former tennis player Manuel Santana died in Marbella at the age of 83 and the news did not take long to cause the reaction of the best tennis player in history and several more on social networks.
Santana, was one of the greatest athletes in the history of Spanish sports and therefore a benchmark for the best litter of Spanish tennis players that has to Rafael Nadal at the head.
We will miss you Manolo; you will always be unique and special. Greetings to your family and a lot of strength at this time.
We will never forget you! #manolosantana #santana #tennis #tennis #D.E.P pic.twitter.com/zKC2VejhHL
– Rafa Nadal (@RafaelNadal) December 11, 2021
Feliciano López said goodbye thanking his guidance: “It is impossible to explain the emptiness you leave …”.
Manolo has left us https://t.co/Hzs92xsnq5 impossible to explain the void you leave …
Thank you for being the pioneer and guiding the path of all those who came after and for helping me and believing in me always. I will never forget it.
DEP Manolo ❤️🎾
– Feliciano López (@feliciano_lopez) December 11, 2021
And David Ferrer did not doubt his idol: “You were always the best.”
DEP Manolo, you were always the best. Thank you for teaching us to be able to achieve our dream and above all thank you for being someone so special. pic.twitter.com/pQm8qPyrgM
– David Ferrer (@ DavidFerrer87) December 11, 2021