21 of the most expensive watches worn by the world’s top athletes, including Rafael Nadal’s virtually indestructible $725,000 timepiece

Rafael Nadal, the powerhouse tennis player, won his fourth US Open and 19th Grand Slam title on September 8, 2019.  Nadal is one of the highest-paid tennis players of all time, so it comes as no surprise that his virtually indestructible timepiece of choice — the Richard Mille RM27-02 — retails for $725,000. Many elite athletes like Nadal sport luxury watches. We spoke to the horological experts at Crown & Caliber to identify the makes and models of timepieces worn by 21 of the world’s top athletes. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

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