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Alex Corretja

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Alex Corretja
  • Pronounced: koor-RAYT-djah
  • Age: 40 (11.04.1974)
  • Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
  • Residence: Barcelona, Spain
  • Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
  • Weight: 160 lbs (73 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1991
  • Coach: Enrique Perez
  • Website: http://www.alexcorretja.com
Inactive
Spain

Spain

As of 22.09.2014
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Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

2

01.02.1999

438-281 17 $10,411,354

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

50

09.06.1997

103-115 3 $10,411,354

Singles & Doubles combined

Full name is Alex Corretja Verdegay...Parents, Luis, and Luisa; has two brothers, Sergio and Ivan...Winner of Orange Bowl 16s title in 1990...One of friendliest players on tour and a frequent participant at Kids' Day and hospital visits...Enjoys meeting children and playing with animals...Earned Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award in 1996 and '98...In 4th RD of 1997 Roland Garros (vs. Filip Dewulf), overruled a call that had been made in his favor and conceded point to Dewulf, which ultimately cost the Spaniard the match.

As a youngster, grew up a fan of Ivan Lendl and when he lost first two sets of '98 ATP Tour World Championship to Moya, thought of Lendl's comeback at '84 Roland Garros final (vs. McEnroe)...Named to Davis Cup squad in 1996 and has a 14-8 career record (9-2 in singles) in 13 ties...Named to ATP Tour Player Council in 1996-97 and served as president in 1997-98...Won the Prix Orange at Roland Garros in '99 as chosen by journalists for his pleasant demeanor...Won Spanish National Championships in July 2000...Supports Barcelona-based soccer club Barca.

Wife, Marta (married Dec. 1, 2001)...Fitness trainer is Toni Estalella, who also works with Albert Costa...Coached by Javier Duarte.

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