Rafael Nadal engaged to girlfriend of 14 years Mery Perello

Rafael Nadal and girlfriend Mery Perello reportedly got engaged last May.

(CNN)Tennis star Rafael Nadal and long-term girlfriend Mery Perello are set to get married later this year following the couple's recent engagement.

Nadal, who on Sunday lost out in the Australian Open final to Novak Djokovic, proposed to Perello while the couple were on holiday in Rome in May, reported Spanish magazine Hola.
The pair have been together for 14 years, with Mery -- who has a degree in business -- currently working at the Rafael Nadal Tennis Academy in Mallorca.
    She was in Nadal's team box at the Australian Open, only the second time she has supported him Down Under with the couple reportedly preferring to not travel together to every tournament.
    Nadal's defeat to Djokovic means the Spaniard remains second on the grand slam