Player Profiles

(14) Juan Carlos Ferrero

  • DOB: 12/02/1980
  • Nationality: Spanish
  • Became Pro: 1998
  • Height: 1.83
Ferrero - former world number one.

Player Profile

Prior to the 2009 grasscourt season, this former world number one had dropped out of the top 100 in the rankings.

However, a return to the English grass gave the Spaniard the shot in the arm he needed.

He reached the the semi-finals at Queen's Club before making the last eight at Wimbledon, losing on both occasions to Andy Murray.

Ferrero may be better known for his claycourt prowess - he won the French Open back in 2003 and has two titles on the surface this season - but clearly he can play on grass and will fancy his chances of another decent run in SW19.

A dangerous player the big names will be keen to avoid.

Ten-year Grand Slam History

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Australian Open -R1R1R4R2R3R3SFQF-
French Open -R3R2R1R3R3R3R2WRU
Wimbledon --QFR2QFR3R4R3R4R2
US Open -R3R4-R1R2R1R2RUR3

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