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- Age: 26 (07.04.1988)
- Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
- Residence: Barcelona, Spain
- Height: 6' (183 cm)
- Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Coach: Francisco Roig
As of 15.09.2014
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Began playing at age six with his cousin, who played every weekend...Nicknamed "El Mago"...Father, Pedro Riba, works for TV3 in Barcelona and mother, Maria Rosa Madrid, is a secretary…Younger sister, Merce, is a student…Speaks Catalan, Spanish, Italian and English…Enjoys go-karting, playing golf and going out with his friends…Supports Real Zaragoza…Considers his forehand as his best shot, clay his best surface and Roland Garros as his favourite tournament...Future goal is to break into Top 20…Favourite tennis memory was his victory in Davis Cup juniors in 2004 and 2010 Hamburg quarter-finals run…Trains in home town of Barcelona.
2013 -- Coming back from injury and played in two tour level tournaments, Vina del Mar (l. to Robredo) and Roland Garros where he qualified (l. to Rosol). Ranking dropped to No. 974 on Mar. 25 and runner-up at Croatia #6 Futures (l. to to Thiem). In Challengers, won Todi (d. Giraldo) and finalist in Orbetello (l. to Volandri) in July. Also runner-up in Szczecin (l. to Nedovyesov) in September...
2012 -- Only played in seven ATP World Tour tournaments (1-7) and last tourn. was in Casablanca in April. Missed rest of season due to knee injury...
2011 -- The Spaniard finished in Top 75 for 2nd straight year, highlighted by his 1st ATP World Tour QF in Casablanca in April (l. to eventual champ Andujar)…On May 16, reached a career-high No. 65...Qualified 5 times in main draw, including ATP Masters 1000 events in Monte-Carlo, Madrid and Rome...Played in all 4 Grand Slam tournaments for 1st time and reached 2R at Australian Open (d. Ball, l. to Melzer) and Roland Garros (d. Dodig, l. to Tipsarevic)...In Challenger tournaments, compiled a 17-10 match record with 2 finals in San Sebastian (l. to Ramos) in August and Banja Luka (l. to Kavcic) in September...Compiled marks of 9-12 on clay, 2-8 on hard and 0-2 on grass while earning a career-high $379,604...
2010 -- The Spaniard broke through to finish in Top 100 for first time in his career…Posted a 43-14 match record (all on clay) in Challengers and won three clay titles, in Barletta (d. Darcis), Bytorn (d. Bagnis) and Cancun (d. Berlocq)… Also reached back-to-back finals in Seville (l. Ramos-Vinolas) and Banja Luka (l. Ilhan) along with two SF appearances…Went 6-14 in ATP World Tour level play with 2nd RD results in Santiago, Munich and Roland Garros; plus a 3rd RD finish in Hamburg…Earned a career-high $244,352...
2009 -- Broke out by winning Seville Challenger title (d. Ramos) and reaching finals at Tanger (l. to M. Lopez), Brasov (l. to de Bakker) and Florianopolis (l. to Rufin)…Qualified 3 times in ATP World Tour events in Barcelona (1R), Hamburg and Bucharest (2R in both)...
2008 -- Won 1st Challenger title in Seville (d. Burzi) and runner-up at Medjugorje (l. to Navarro)…Also went 2-1 in Spanish Futures finals...
2007 -- Qualified for 1st ATP tournament in Umag and lost to Moya in 2R…Had 1-5 mark in Futures finals...
The Barcelona native improved his ranking with successful Challenger results, compiling a 23-8 match record, winning a title and reaching three other finals. Won title in Panama City (d. Rola) in March and runner-up in Mersin, Arad (l. to Dzumhur in both) and Milan (l. to Ramos-Vinolas)...
Qualified in Sao Paulo (l. to Lorenzi) and Rome (d. Lorenzi, l. to Wawrinka)...
Reached Sao Paulo doubles SFs (w/Granollers), losing to Garcia-Lopez/Oswald 10-4 in Match TB…
On 7 July, retired due to neck injury at 01 versus Sousa in Bastad 1R...
On 31 July, retired due to influenza prior to Kitzbuhel 2R clash versus Seppi…
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