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- Pronounced: roh-BREY-doh
- Age: 31 (01.05.1982)
- Birthplace: Hostalric, Spain
- Residence: San Cugat del Valles, Spain
- Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
- Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 1998
- Coach: Karim Perona & Salvador Navarro
- Website: http://www.tommy-robredo.com
As of 20.05.2013
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
Full name is Tommy Robredo Garces...Began playing tennis at age five and progressed through years to become No. 1 junior in Spain in 2000...Grew up playing on hard courts at Olot Swimming Club (100 miles north of Barcelona) and at age 14 first played on clay courts at Spanish Federation Tennis Center in Barcelona (C.A.R.)...Father, Angel, a tennis coach, was a big fan of the musical “The Who” and named his son after the group (Tommy bought the movie from “The Who” to find out more about it)...In June 2007, he and his father met the band at Wembley Arena in London... Mother, Dolores, was an assistant tennis coach and now a housewife...Supports FC Barcelona and favorite player is Puyol.
In juniors, won Orange Bowl 16-under in 1998 and in 2000 reached final at Roland Garros (l. to Mathieu)...One year later, advanced to 4th RD in main draw, the most success the following year from junior to tour competition... Considers forehand his best shot and clay his favorite surface but knows it is absolutely necessary to play on all surfaces...Appeared in "People en Espanol" in September 2007 issue and "UK Cosmopolitan" magazine in July 2007...In October 2007, received Men's Health "Most Stylish Man" in Spain award...In 2011 received ATP Aces for Charity Grant for the work he does with “The Tommy Robredo Foundation” who helps allow sports training for people with a disability and holds an international wheelchair tennis tournament…
2012 -- The Spaniard finished outside Top 100 for 1st time in 12 years after being sidelined for 5 months with a leg injury...Returned from February leg surgery in June and won title in 1st tournament back at Caltanissetta Challenger (d. Elias). Also won title in Milan (d. Alund). In 3 events, jumped over 250 ranking spots from No. 470 to No. 199...Compiled a 20-4 match record in Challengers including back-to-back finals on clay in Genova (l. to Montañes) and Seville (l. to Gimeno-Traver)...In ATP World Tour action went 5-7 and best result was QF in Båstad (l. to No. 5 Ferrer in 3 sets). In lone Grand Slam tournament at US Open reached 2R (d. Seppi, l. to L. Mayer)...
2011 -- The Spaniard finished just outside Top 50 for 1st time since 2000…In February, won 10th career title in Santiago (d. Giraldo in 3 sets) and 2 weeks later advanced to SF in Buenos Aires (l. to Almagro)...Started 16-4 before leg injury forced QF W/D in Indian Wells…Only played once (Monte-Carlo) in next 3 months before Wimbledon 1R…Was 2-7 in limited play rest of year…Streak of 41 straight Grand Slam events played ended with Roland Garros…Best Slam result was 4R at Australian Open (d. Fish in 2R, l. to Federer)...Compiled marks of 12-5 on clay and 8-6 on hard...
2010 -- The Spaniard finished his 10th consecutive Top 50 season, joining Federer (11), Ljubicic (10) and Roddick (10) as only active players with such a streak…Did not win title for first time since ‘05…Fewest match wins (20) since ‘00…Reached SF in Båstad and two QFs…Struggled with back injury in spring, retiring in Barcelona and pulled out of Rome* and Madrid*.
2009 -- The Spaniard finished in Top 20 for fifth time in six years, highlighted by back-to-back clay court titles in Costa do Sauipe (d. Bellucci) and Buenos Aires (d. Monaco) in February…Had a 12-match winning streak en route to a career-best 32-11 start (25-7 on clay) through Roland Garros…He was only player to finish in Top 20 in both singles (15) and doubles (20)…Played in Davis Cup doubles match (w/Lopez) and lost to Troicki-Zimonjic although Spain beat Serbia 4-1…Retired with a right wrist injury against No. 4 Murray in second set in Indian Wells*…On European clay, advanced to QFs in Barcelona (l. to Ferrer) and same result at Roland Garros, maintaining his success in odd years (2003, ‘05, ‘07)…Lost to No. 5 del Potro in QFs…In July, reached SFs in Båstad (l. to Monaco…Went 0-9 vs. Top 10 opponents and compiled marks of 27-10 on clay (second-most wins behind Monaco’s 29), 17-13 on hard and 2-2 on grass…Earned over $1 million for second time (2006).
2008 -- Finished in Top 30 for eighth straight year as he captured his seventh career ATP title...Began season slowly with a 4-6 mark in first three months before compiling a 33-17 from April-on...Played in 1st RD Davis Cup win against Peru, winning both of his singles matches...
Played consistently in a seven clay tournament stretch (17-7) highlighted by a SF in Valencia (l. to Ferrer), QF in Barcelona (l. to Ferrer) and AMS Rome (l. to Roddick) , 3rd RD at Roland Garros (l. to Stepanek) and runner-up in Warsaw (l. to Davydenko)...In July, won title in Bastad for second time in three years (d. Berdych)...
After a 4th RD five-set loss to Djokovic at US Open, went 6-5 rest of season with his best showing a QF in Beijing (l. to Sela)... Compiled marks of 23-7 on clay and 12-14 on hard....In doubles, won his second career ATP title at AMS Monte Carlo (w/Nadal)...Also SF at AMS Hamburg (w/Paes) and US Open (w/Roitman)...Finished No. 33 in doubles.
2007 -- Finished in Top 10 for second straight year, capturing two ATP titles, including his first on hard courts, and advanced to two Grand Slam QF for first time in a season...Also won at least 40 matches and finished in Top 20 for fourth straight year...Opened with runner-up in Auckland (l. to Ferrer) and followed with first QF at Australian Open (d. Gasquet, l. to Federer)...In March, advanced to QF at AMS Miami (l. to Canas)...On clay, reached SF in Estoril (l. to Djokovic), QF at AMS Rome (l. to Davydenko) and at Roland Garros for third time in five years (l. to Federer)...On grass, advanced to QF in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (l. to Wessels) and 2nd RD at Wimbledon (l. to Arthurs)...Returned to clay in July and reached QF in Kitzbnhel (l. to Monaco) and won title in Sopot (d. Acasuso)...Struggled in next three tournaments on hard courts (1-3) before getting to 3rd RD at US Open (l. to Gulbis)...Then advanced to his first ATP Asian final in Beijing (l. to Gonzalez) before capturing his first indoor hard court title in Metz (d. Murray)...Went 0-6 vs. Top 10 opponents and compiled marks of 28-14 on hard, 18-9 on clay and 3-2 on grass...Served as first alternate for Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai.
2006 -- Compiled a career-best season by finishing in Top 10 for first time with a personal-high 49 match wins...Also qualified for his first Tennis Masters Cup and captured his first ATP Masters Series title...Broke into Top 10 on May 8 shortly after reaching Barcelona final and Monte Carlo QF, then moved up to No. 7 by capturing AMS Hamburg title...Saved seven set points against Ferrer in first set of QF to win 7-6(10), 6-4, then defeated Ancic (SF) and Stepanek (F) in straight sets en route to AMS Hamburg title...In January, turned in a career-best 4th RD showing at Australian Open (d. Tursunov, Blake, l. to Nalbandian)...Played in 1st RD Davis Cup tie vs. Belarus and lost to Mirnyi and Voltchkov (in dead rubber)...In March, advanced to QF in Las Vegas (d. Murray, Fish, l. to Karlovic) and followed with a 3rd RD showing in Indian Wells (l. to Blake)...After a 7-10 start, turned around his season on clay in April...Reached final for second time in three years in his hometown...Posted wins over Verdasco, No. 16 Stepanek and Wawrinka before losing to defending champion and No. 2 Nadal in straight sets...The previous week at AMS Monte Carlo, he defeated Horna, O. Rochus and No. 3 Nalbandian before falling to Gaudio in QF...Lost to Ancic in five sets in 4th RD at Roland Garros...After going 2-2 on grass, returned on clay in July to win Bsstad title (d. No. 5 Davydenko)...Posted his third win over a Top 10 player this season at AMS Cincinnati, defeating No. 3 Ljubicic in QF before losing to Ferrero in SF...Reached a career-high No. 5 in ATP Rankings on Aug. 28 going into US Open where he lost in 4th RD for third straight year (l. to Youzhny)... Played well rest of season with SF in Mumbai (l. to Tursunov), QF in Tokyo (l. to Lee) and SF at AMS Paris (l. to Davydenko) where he qualified for Shanghai...At Tennis Masters Cup, was 1-2 in round-robin play...One of three players (Nadal, Davydenko) to win at least 20 matches on clay and hard courts...Surpassed $1 million for first time in a season and earned $1,454,675...
2005 -- Finished in Top 20 for second straight year and one of four Spaniards in that group (No. 2 Nadal, No. 15 Ferrer, No. 18 Ferrero)...Won a career-best 44 matches and equaled his Grand Slam-best QF showing at Roland Garros...Did not lose a 1st RD match in 12 straight tournaments in second half of season...Best result was runner-up in Estoril (l. to Gaudio) in April...Also advanced to SF in Dubai (l. to Ljubicic) in February and QF at Roland Garros (d. Safin, l. to Davydenko) for second time in three years... Began second half stretch with SF in Bsstad (l. to Nadal) and QF in Umag and New Haven... Reached 4th RD at US Open for second straight year (l. to Blake) and followed with QF in Palermo, SF in Vienna and QF at AMS Paris...Went 3-7 vs. Top 10 opponents, defeating Moya, Safin and Gaudio...In doubles, reached finals in Estoril (w/Chela) and Stuttgart (w/Hood)...
2004 -- The No. 2 Spaniard (behind No. 5 Moya) finished in Top 20 for first time and captured second career ATP title in his hometown of Barcelona (d. Gaudio in five sets)...Match lasted three hours and 46 minutes (second-longest final of year)...Advanced to QF or better in eight tournaments and also helped his country reach Davis Cup title (d. U.S. 3-2) by posting two singles wins in 1st RD and SF ties...Other highlights included SF in Chennai, 's-Hertogenbosch for second time in three years and at AMS Cincinnati (l. to Hewitt)...Also advanced to QF in Sydney and AMS Madrid...Had a 5-1 record in matches decided in a third set tie-break...Reached 3rd RD at Athens Olympics and 4th RD at US Open...
2003 -- Reached SF in Estoril...At Roland Garros, reached QF by beating No. 1 Hewitt in five sets and three-time champion Kuerten before losing to defending champion Costa in five sets...Reached final in Stuttgart (l. to Coria) and SF in Bastad...
2002 -- Reached SF in four tournaments (AMS Hamburg, 's-Hertogenbosch, Bastad, Stockholm)...Made Davis Cup debut against U.S. in QF tie and lost to Roddick in opening match...Compiled records of 14-7 on clay and 14-14 on hard...Surpassed $1 million in career earnings...
2001 -- Finished as second-youngest player (behind Roddick) at 19 years, 8 months in year-end ATP Top 30...Advanced to his first ATP final in Casablanca (l. to Canas)...Won first ATP title in Sopot, defeating countryman Portas in a third set tie-break...Was 23-9 on clay...In doubles, reached his first ATP final in Barcelona (w/Vicente)...
2000 -- Played well in Challengers (23-10 record), winning titles in Espinho and Seville...In doubles, won title in Edinburgh (w/Russell)...
1999 -- Made his ATP debut in Barcelona ranked No. 410, and posted wins over Sanguinetti and No. 25 Safin before losing to T. Martin in 3rd RD...
As a first-time pairing with Melo, they captured the Brisbane title (d. Butorac-Hanley in Match TB win)…Reached his first ATP World Tour SF in two years, at the same event, in Buenos Aires (l. to Ferrer)…On 14 April, won his first ATP World Tour title since February 2011 (at Santiago) after beating Anderson for the Casablanca crown…Has now captured 10 crowns on clay and has won eight of his past nine ATP World Tour finals on the surface…
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