- Age: 32 (31.07.1982)
- Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
- Residence: Barcelona, Spain
- Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
- Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 1999
- Coach: Salvador Navarro - Carlos Gomez
As of 19.01.2015
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Singles & Doubles combined
Began playing tennis aged eight with his older brother Raul, who went on to become a tennis coach with Catalan Tennis Federation…Mother, Pilar…Nicknamed “Bolet”…Enjoys playing golf, paddle tennis, surfing, listening to music and going to movies…Says if he wasn’t a tennis player he would like to be a golfer. Idol growing up was Tiger Woods…Big fan of football team F.C. Barcelona and singer Neyo…Speaks Spanish, Catalan, Italian and some English…Favourite tournaments are Indian Wells and Barcelona…Considers clay his favourite surface and forehand his best shot…Best memory in tennis is winning doubles title at 2012 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London…Practices at R.C.T Barcelona…Fitness trainer is Jordi Pratdesaba (since 2010).
2014 -- The Barcelona native teamed with countryman Granollers to compile a 30-18 record and finish No. 5 in ATP team rankings and No. 9 individually – his 2nd Top 10 finish (also ‘12)...Captured lone title alongside Granollers in Buenos Aires in February (d. Cuevas-Zeballos)...Reached maiden Grand Slam final at Roland Garros, defeating No. 1 Bryans in QF before falling to Benneteau-Roger-Vasselin in final. Also advanced to final at US Open for 1st time (l. to Bryans)...Qualified for Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London for 3rd year in a row and went 1-2 in RR play...
2013 -- The Barcelona native teamed with countryman Marcel Granollers to compile a 31-23 record and finish No. 5 in ATP team rankings. Qualified for Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London for 2nd year in a row and went 1-2 in RR…Reached final at ATP Masters 1000 Cincinnati (l. to Bryans) and SF at Sydney, Australian Open, Rotterdam, ATP Masters 1000 Miami and Barcelona. Also QF at Roland Garros…Went 2-0 in Davis Cup during season w/5-set win in 1R over Canada (w/Granollers) and 4-set win over Ukraine in playoff tie (w/Nadal). Also won singles dead rubber…Reached career-high doubles ranking of No. 3 on January 28 and finished at No. 11 individually…Went 2-0 in Davis Cup during season w/5-set win in 1R over Canada (w/Granollers) and 4-set win over Ukraine in playoff tie (w/Nadal). Also won singles dead rubber…
2012 -- The Barcelona native teamed with countryman Granollers to compile a 40-17 record and 3-4 in finals, winning titles at ATP Masters 1000 Rome, Gstaad and year-ending Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London on debut (d. Bhupathi-Bopanna). Also finalist in Acapulco, Barcelona, Umag and Toronto. Best Grand Slam SF at US Open. Finished No. 5 in ATP Doubles Team Rankings and career-best No. 6 individually...Played all 4 Davis Cup doubles rubbers with 1-3 record as Spain reached final (l. to Czech Republic 3-2)...Put together best results on clay with titles at ATP Masters 1000 Rome (d. Kubot-Tipsarevic) and Gstaad (d. Farah-Giraldo). Also finalist in Acapulco (l. to Marrero-Verdasco), Barcelona (l. to Fyrstenberg-Matkowski) and Umag (l. to Marrero-Verdasco)...On hard courts, teamed w/Nadal for only tournament in Indian Wells and won title for 2nd time in 3 years without dropping a set in 5 matches (d. Isner-Querrey in F)...Also finalist at ATP Masters 1000 Toronto (l. to Bryans 12-10 in match TB)...Earned career-high $618,260...
2011 -- The Barcelona native started the season by winning Doha title (w/Nadal), beating Bracciali-Seppi 63 76(4)…Finished runner-up at Zagreb and Stuttgart (w/Granollers), also Estoril (w/Marrero)…
2010 -- The Barcelona native compiled his best season on ATP World Tour, concentrating solely on doubles to win three titles, compile a 37-20 match record and finish a career-best No. 15…In March, partnered with Nadal as a wild card in Indian Wells* and captured his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 crown, defeating top seeds Nestor-Zimonjic…The duo, playing together for only fifth time, dropped one set en route to second title together (’09 Doha)…He also won titles (w/Marrero) in Estoril (d. Cuevas-Granollers) in May and in Hamburg (d. Chardy-Mathieu) in July…Reached first indoor final in Montpellier (w/Schwank) in late October…Turned in his best Grand Slam result at Roland Garros by reaching QF (w/Riba)…Played two ATP singles matches and lost in 1st RD in Estoril and Bangkok…Earned a career-high $306,407.
2009 -- Captured first ATP World Tour doubles title (w/Nadal) at Doha (d. Nestor-Zimonjic)...