Manuel Santana

Official Announcement: Manolo Santana passes away


Real Madrid C. F., its President and its Board of Directors sincerely regret the death of Manolo Santana, one of the great legends of tennis and Spanish sport, winner of four Grand Slams, as well as many other trophies.
Real Madrid would like to express its condolences and its affection to all his family and loved ones.
Manolo Santana is one of the greatest all-time tennis players, as well as a passionate madridista and a staunch representative of our values throughout his career. His love for the club inspired him to win Wimbledon in 1966 in the Real Madrid shirt, making him the first Spanish tennis player to win this Grand Slam.
Manolo Santana has passed away at the age of 83. May he rest in peace.