Monday, March 5, 2012

Fernando Verdasco

Fernando Verdasco is a professional tennis player from Madrid, Spain. Currently no. 22 in the world, he reached his highest ranking in April 20, 2009, at no. 7. He turned pro in 2001, and won his first career ATP title in Valencia, in 2004. 

Verdasco, who plays left-handed, reached the semi-finals of Australian Open  in 2009, losing to Rafael Nadal, who went on to win the title. He also reached the quarterfinals of the US Open in 2009 and 2010. He recently lost to David Ferrer in the finals of Mexican Open  in Acapulco. 

Off court, Verdasco models for Calvin Klein underwear. 

Born: November 15, 1983 in Madrid, Spain
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 179 lbs

Achievements/Career Highlights:
  • Career prize money: $8.07 million (as of Mar 5, 2012)
  • Career win-loss record: 317-217
  • Career ATP singles titles: 5 (12 times finalist)
  • Career ATP doubles titles: 3 (2 times finalist)

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