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- Pronounced: SER-jee-o ca-SAL
- Age: 52 (08.09.1962)
- Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
- Residence: Barcelona, Spain
- Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
- Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 1981
As of 24.11.2014
Singles & Doubles combined
Singles & Doubles combined
1985--(1) Florence 1995--(2) Atlanta, Montevideo (w/Sanchez)
Doubles titles: 47, as follows: 1994--(2) Gstaad, Buenos Aires (w/E. Sanchez)
1993--(4) Genova, Palermo, Tel Aviv, Sao Paulo (w/E. Sanchez)
1992--(4) Sydney, Hamburg, Kitzbuhel, Bordeaux (w/E. Sanchez)
1991--(4) Auckland, Stuttgart Ind., Hamburg, Buzios (w/E. Sanchez)
1990--(7) Estoril, Rome, French Open, Gstaad, Hilversum, Palermo
(w/E. Sanchez), Athens (w/J. Sanchez)
1989--(1) Bologna (w/J. Sanchez)
1988--(8) Madrid, Monte Carlo, Stuttgart, Hilversum, Kitzbuhel, U.S. Open,
Barcelona, Itaparica (w/E. Sanchez)
1987--(7) Philadelphia, Nice, Bologna, Bordeaux, Kitzbuhel, Itaparica (w/E.
Sanchez), Buenos Aires (w/Carbonell)
1986--(5) Munich, Florence, Gstaad, Bastad, Hamburg (w/E. Sanchez)
1985--(3) Kitzbuhel, Geneva, Barcelona (w/E. Sanchez)
1990- Doubles Runner-up at Barcelona (w/E. Sanchez).
1989- Semifinalist at Madrid; Doubles Runner-up at Bari, Bahia Ch. (w/J.
Sanchez), Barcelona (w/Smid); Doubles QF at French Open (w/J. Sanchez);
Doubles Semifinalist at Oporto Ch. (w/J. Sanchez), Bordeaux (w/E. Sanchez).
1988- S & D Semifinalist at Gstaad (w/J. Sanchez); Quarterfinalist at Madrid,
Barcelona, Itaparica; Doubles Runner-up at Masters (w/Sanchez).
1987- Quarterfinalist at Munich, Itaparica; Doubles Runner-up at Memphis,
Milan, Munich, Wimbledon, Madrid (w/E. Sanchez), Sao Paulo (w/Carbonell);
Doubles Semifinalist 7 Times (w/E. Sanchez), including the U.S. Open.
1986- Runner-up at Paris Indoor (l. Becker); Semifinalist at Nice; Quarter-
finalist at Milan, Bologna; Doubles Runner-up at Bari (w/E. Sanchez).
1985- Semifinalist at Kitzbuhel, Messina Ch.; Quarterfinalist at Barcelona,
Palermo, Stockholm; Doubles Runner-up at Munich, Bastad, Palermo, Vienna
1984- Doubles Semifinalist at Bari (M. Hocevar).
1983- Runner-up at Aix-en-Provence (l. Wilander); Semifinalist at Kitzbuhel;
Doubles Runner-up at Aix-en-Provence (w/Camus).
1982- Winner at Tarragona Challenger; Doubles Winner at Barcelona Challenger
(w/Zipf), Galatina Ch. (w/Pierola).
Best Grand Slam Results: Wimbledon, 1987 Doubles Runner-up (w/E. Sanchez);
U.S. Open, 1988 Doubles Champion, 1987 Doubles Semifinalist (w/Sanchez),
1986 Mixed Doubles Champion (w/R. Reggi).
Silver medalist (w/Sanchez) at 1988 Seoul Olympic Games.
Teams with countryman Emilio Sanchez to form one of the best doubles
combinations in the world. They won a career-best eight titles in 1988, in-
cluding the U.S. Open. They have combined to win 44 titles together.
The Spaniards reached the semifinals of the U.S. Open and at the Nabisco
Masters in '87. Made their fourth straight Masters outing in '88 (runner-up).
The team compiled a 27-match winning streak in 1988 that ended in the
final of the Olympic Games in Seoul where they lost in five sets to Flach-
The 1982 Spanish National Champion and a quarterfinalist at the 1980
Coached by Pato Alvarez, who travels with Casal and the Sanchez brothers
(Emilio and Javier).
Earned a career-high $269,851 in 1987.
Underwent wrist surgery in May 1988 and came back two months later.
Defeated Jelen and Becker in the 1987 Davis Cup first round (Spain 3-2).
Compiled a 22-21 match record, earned $241,675 and ranked No. 77 on the
ATP computer in 1988, his fourth straight top 100 finish.
Dropped to No. 184 in singles in 1989, compiling only a 9-13 match