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- Age: 32 (20.09.1981)
- Birthplace: Toledo, Spain
- Residence: Madrid, Spain
- Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
- Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
- Plays: Left-handed
- Turned Pro: 1997
- Coach: Jose Clavet
- Website: http://www.felicianolopez.com
As of 09.12.2013
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
Full name is Feliciano Lopez Diaz-Guerra...Began playing tennis at age five with father, Feliciano, who is a tennis coach; mother, Belen Diaz-Guerra, is a nurse...Younger brother, Victor, played tennis before enrolling at a university where he studies business...A big fan of Real Madrid football team and when at home he enjoys going out with friends to movies and to discos...As a junior, reached final of Orange Bowl 16s (l. to Coria) in 1997 and runner-up at European 18s junior championships (l. to Vinciguerra) in 1999...Also SF at Orange Bowl 18s (l. to Coria) in '99. Considers his serve as best shot and hard court his favourite surface...Won Spanish Championships in July 2003, defeating Rafael Nadal...In February 2008, accepted role as himself in Spanish family/humorous soap opera, "Los Serrano"...Featured in 18-page June 2013 issue of Esquire Latinoamerica with Almagro, Monaco and Verdasco…
2012 -- The Madrid native finished in Top 50 for 6th straight year with 3 SF results - on clay in Houston (l. to Isner) and Munich (l. to Kohlschreiber) and on hard courts in Beijing (ret. vs. Tsonga)...Also reached QF in Barcelona and Gstaad on clay...Reached 3R at London Olympics (d. Tursunov, No. 10 Monaco, l. to No. 6 Tsonga). Lost in bronze medal doubles match (w/Ferrer) to Benneteau-Gasquet...His best Grand Slam result was 4R at Australian Open (d. Isner, l. to No. 2 Nadal)...Compiled records of 15-16 on hard, 8-8 on clay and 3-3 on grass. Went 1-8 vs. Top 10 opponents with lone win coming over No. 10 Monaco at London Olympics...
2011 -- The Madrid native finished in Top 20 for 1st time in his career, highlighted by runner-up in Belgrade (l. to No. 2 Djokovic), SF in Shanghai (l. to Ferrer) and QF at Wimbledon for 3rd time (l. to Murray)...Member of Spanish Davis Cup team…Played in 1R 4-1 victory over Belgium, winning doubles match (w/Verdasco)…Lost in doubles (w/Verdasco) in SF vs. France and F vs. Argentina... Went 4-13 vs. Top 10 opponents and compiled marks of 18-16 on hard, 13-8 on clay and 5-2 on grass...
2010 -- The Spanish left-hander finished in Top 35 for sixth time in eight years, highlighted by second career ATP World Tour title in Johannesburg (d. Monfils in SF, Robert in F) in February…Also advanced to SFs at Queen’s Club in London (l. to Fish) in June and Los Angeles in late July (l. to Murray)…His best ATP Masters 1000 result was QF in Rome* in May (l. to Gulbis)…Also advanced to 3rd RD at Australian Open (l. to No. 7 Roddick) and at Indian Wells* (l. to No. 7 Soderling) and Miami* (l. to Fish)…Had 15-16 record on hard, 6-5 on clay and 5-3 on grass.
2009 -- The Spaniard finished in Top 50 for sixth time in past seven years…Best result was a SF at Shanghai* defeating No. 19 Ferrer and No. 11 Soderling before retiring with a sprained right ankle to Nadal…In February, advanced to QF in Vienna (l. to Cilic) two weeks later and Marseille (l. to Tsonga)…Lost 16-14 in fifth set to Muller in 1st RD at Australian Open and 10-8 in fifth set to K. Beck at Wimbledon opener…In August won Segovia Challenger title (d. Mannarino)…For second straight year, helped Spain win Davis Cup title…Clinched final vs. Czech Republic (w/Verdasco) going 3-1 in doubles.
2008 -- The Spaniard finished in Top 35 for fifth time in last six years and led Spain to 3-1 Davis Cup final victory over Argentina by defeating No. 9 del Potro in singles and winning doubles (w/Verdasco)...Reached lone final in Dubai where he beat three Top 10 opponents -- No. 10 Berdych (2nd RD), No. 4 Ferrer (QF) and No. 5 Davydenko (SF) -- before falling to No. 6 Roddick in three sets...Also advanced to QF at Wimbledon for second time (l. to Safin)...Finished indoor circuit with a 10-4 mark, reaching SF in Vienna (l. to Petzschner) and Basel (l. to Federer) in between a QF at AMS Madrid (d. No. 5 Ferrer, l. to Nadal)...Was 3-1 in Davis Cup doubles play (w/ Verdasco)...Went 5-6 vs. Top 10 opponents and compiled marks of 18-18 on hard, 5-6 on clay and 4-2 on grass...Also 21-9 in tiebreaks...Earned a career-high $865,779.
2007 -- Returned to year-end Top 40 ranking for fourth time in five years with strong performance in second half of season...Early in year, reached QF in Las Vegas and 4th RD at AMS Miami...In July, advanced to SF in Stuttgart, posting wins over No. 10 Berdych (3rd RD) and Ferrero (QF) before losing to Nadal...Achieved best US Open result by advancing to 4th RD (l. to Federer in four sets)...Reached QF at consecutive events in Tokyo, Vienna and AMS Madrid...Hit 511 aces (10 per match) to finish No. 7.
2006 -- Reached his fourth ATP final in July at Gstaad, a run that included a win over Ljubicic in QF before losing to Gasquet...Also advanced to QF at Nottingham (l. to Bjorkman) and Stockholm (d. Monaco, Ferrer; l. to Nieminen)...Opened year with 3rd RD at Australian Open (l. to Ljubicic)...Lost 11-9 in fifth set to Ljubicic in Wimbledon 1st RD...On hard courts, reached 2nd RD in Washington, New Haven and at US Open (d. No. 3 Ljubicic in the 1st RD)...
2005 -- Reached 3rd RD at Australian Open (l. to J. Johansson 13-11 in fifth)...Advanced to SF in Marseille...Advanced to Wimbledon QF with wins over Safin (3rd) and Ancic (4th) before losing to Hewitt...Became first Spaniard to reach QF since Manuel Orantes reached SF in 1992...Advanced to New Haven final (l. to Blake)...In doubles, reached final in Barcelona (w/Nadal)...
2004 -- Reached first ATP final in Dubai (l. to Federer)...At Roland Garros, reached 4th RD showing (l. to Kuerten)...Won first career title at Vienna (d. Canas)...In doubles, captured first career ATP title in Stockholm (w/Verdasco)...
2003 -- Finished as highest-ranked left-hander at No. 28...Reached SF in Stuttgart and Kitzbnhel...Made Davis Cup debut in final vs. Australia and lost in doubles (w/Corretja)...
2002 -- Reached SF in Buenos Aires...Reached Grand Slam-best 4th RD at Wimbledon, saving one match point in 1st RD win over Economidis and six match points against Canas in 2nd RD before defeating Schuettler in 3rd RD (l. to Sa in 4th RD)...
2001 -- Won France #3 Futures title...Reached QF in only second ATP event at Vina del Mar...Reached first Challenger final at Maia...In doubles, reached first ATP final at Mallorca (w/Roig)...
2000 -- Reached three Challenger QF...
On 17 January, retired with stomach muscle strain during Australian Open first round doubles match with Bautista Agut…Opponents Marrero/Verdasco were leading by one set…
Recorded his 300th career match win on 22 February over Sock in Memphis QFs and went onto reach his eighth ATP World Tour final (l. to Nishikori in 2 sets)…It was his second U.S. final (2005-New Haven)…
On 26 February, withdrew from Delray Beach with left arm injury...
On 22 March, withdrew ahead of ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami 2R versus Devvarman with left wrist injury...
On 13 June, failed to convert 1 M.P. versus Cilic in 46 76(5) 75 loss in Queen’s Club 3R…On 22 June, won his first ATP World Tour grass-court conditions in Eastbourne (d. Simon in three sets)… The duo were also drawn to play one another in the Wimbledon 1R…Became the eighth over-30 winner on the ATP World Tour in 2013…
On 27 July, fell in Gstaad SFs (l. to Haase) and withdrew from Washington singles due to fatigue...
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