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- Age: 27 (01.01.1986)
- Birthplace: Concordia, Argentina
- Residence: Salto, R. Oriental del Uruguay
- Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
- Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2004
- Website: http://www.pablocuevastennis.com
As of 09.12.2013
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
Full name is Pablo Gabriel Cuevas...Began playing at age six at a country club with his parents, Gabriel, who is a businessman, and mother, Lucila, who is an accountant...Has one younger brother, Martin, who also plays...Hobbies include surfing and playing soccer...Best moment of his career is winning Roland Garros doubles title (w/Horna) in 2008...Future goal is to reach Top 30 in singles rankings...Considers baseline game and backhand as strengths and favorite surface is clay...As a junior, won his native Uruguay Bowl in 2004 and never played in a junior Grand Slam tournament...Met Uruguayan President Jose "Pepe" Mujica in Montevideo on 14 April 2011.
Cuevas Brothers DEUCE Feature (Jan. 2011)
2011 -- The top Uruguayan played 5 months before being sidelined rest of season with a right knee injury that required surgery on Oct. 11…Compiled a 13-13 mark through May and finished out of Top 100 for 1st time in 3 years...Has protected ranking of No. 54 for 9 tournaments or 9 months in 2012...His best ATP World Tour results were SF showings in Houston (l. to Nishikori) in April and Estoril (l. to del Potro) in May, both on clay…Posted 1st career Top 10 win over No. 8 Roddick in Miami en route to 3R...Final match came at Roland Garros where he retired in 1R to Veic...
2010 -- The top Uruguayan finished in Top 75 for second straight year and won a personal-high 21 matches, highlighted by his first indoor ATP World Tour SF in Moscow (l. Troicki)…Also reached five QFs on clay and compiled a 17-4 Challenger record with one title…Had an ATP-best 15-2 tie-break record…In doubles, won Costa do Sauipe title and runner-up in Estoril (both w/Granollers).
2009 -- The top Uruguayan became first player from his country to finish in Top 50 since Marcelo Filippini was No. 45 in 1997…Enjoyed success on both singles and doubles courts during season…Captured Challenger titles at Napoli (d. Crivoi) and on home soil in Montevideo (d. Gaudio, N. Lapentti)...Also reached SF as a qualifier at ATP World Tour clay-court events in Viña del Mar (l. to F. Gonzalez) and Hamburg (l. to Mathieu)…In doubles, captured titles in Viña del Mar (w/Dabul) and Moscow (w/Granollers)….Also won Challenger titles in Napoli and Bordeaux…Finished No. 40 in doubles...
2008 -- The top Uruguayan compiled his best season in singles and doubles...Advanced to his first ATP singles SF and captured his first ATP level doubles title at Roland Garros (w/Horna)...He and his Peruvian partner became first South American duo to capture a Grand Slam doubles crown in Open Era...They also qualified for Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai and reached SF (l. to Nestor-Zimonjic)...Opened season by reaching SF at Vina del Mar (l. to Gonzalez) and afterwards broke into Top 100 from No. 111 to a career-high No. 88 on Feb. 4...Did not win back-to-back matches again in ATP play rest of season although he advanced to SF at Asuncion and Montevideo Challengers in October...Qualified in four ATP level tournaments (Acapulco, Miami, Rome, US Open) but did not win a match...In doubles, reached first ATP final in Houston (w/Granollers) and biggest tournament came in Paris where they defeated Dlouhy-Paes (3rd RD), Bryans (QF), Soares-Vemic (SF) and Nestor-Zimonjic (F) to secure title...Finished with 20-13 record (9-4 w/Horna) and year-end best No. 21 individually...
2007 -- The Uruguayan No. 1 enjoyed an outstanding year on Challenger circuit with two singles titles at Scheveningen (d. Meffert) and Tunica (d. Brzezicki) in addition to two SF finishes at Florianopolis and Napoli....In doubles, had success with four different partners collecting Sao Paulo-1 (w/Garcia), San Marino (w/Guzman), Montevideo (w/Horna); Medellin, Turin, Florianopolis (all w/Zeballos) crowns....Also runner-up at eight other events...Went 4-1 in ATP singles play, making Grand Slam debut at US Open as a qualifier (l. to Murray) and in doubles (7-5 mark) reached 3rd RD at Roland Garros (w/Berlocq) and 2nd RD at US Open (w/Eschauer)....Began year at No. 230 and climbed to a career-high No. 116 in July.
2006 -- Continued Futures success with title at Colombia #1 and SF at Argentina #1...Made break through in Challengers with runner-up at Naples (l. to Berlocq) and SF at Joinville and Manta in consecutive weeks...In doubles, captured first Challenger title in Montauban (w/A. Garcia) and added crown in Naples (w/Zeballos)...Also runner-up in back-to-back weeks at Quito and Medellin Challengers (w/Zeballos)
2005 -- Captured first title at Argentina Futures #10 and following week reached final at Uruguay Futures #1...Also winner at Venezuela Futures #8 and finalist at Romania Futures #6...In doubles, reached 11 Futures finals, winning five.
2004 -- Made Davis Cup debut against Haiti and won both matches...Advanced to first SF at Romania Futures #12 and QF at Romania Futures #11 and Brazil Futures #13
2003 -- Won first pro match at Uruguay Futures #1
On 27 May, saved 2 M.P. in 75 fifth set win over Mannarino in Roland Garros 1R…With Zeballos, reached Roland Garros doubles SFs (l. to Llodra-Mahut)…
On 26 August, retired due to right knee injury at 1-2 sets versus Tipsarevic in US Open 1R…
On 29 September, dropped to 4-3 in ATP World Tour finals after losing in the Kuala Lumpur final (w/Zeballos)…
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