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You Can Buy The Same Watch As Rafael Nadal For A Cool $3 Million

So, maybe we should have picked up a tennis racquet as a kid.

Rafael Nadal rewrote the history books at The Australian Open on Sunday night, beating Daniil Medvedev in a five-set thriller.

On his wrist during the Grand Slam victory was a limited edition Richard Mille watch, designed to celebrate the 10-year partnership between the brand and Nadal.

The RM 27-04 is limited to just 50 pieces worldwide, and can cost up to $3,360,000 to buy in Australia.

So why is it so expensive?

According to Richard Mille, the watch has 19 jewels and weighs just 30 grams.

“Reconciling lightness and resistance has always been our challenge in developing timepieces for Rafael Nadal,” the description reads.

“The case, which is water-resistant to 50 metres thanks to a Nitrile O-ring seal, is assembled using 8 spline screws in grade 5 titanium and 316L stainless steel washers.”

For those interested, it can also stand accelerations of over 12,000g’s. Seems pretty reasonable for $3.36 million.