Juan Carlos Ferrero Donat is a Spanish former world No. 1 retired professional tennis player. He won the men's singles title at the 2003 French Open, and in September of that year, became the 21st player to hold the world No. 1 ranking. He was also runner-up at the 2002 French Open and 2003 US Open. His nickname was "Mosquito" due to his speed and slight physical build. Ferrero retired from the game after the 2012 Valencia Open 500, returning for a brief doubles stint in 2017.
|Full name:||Juan Carlos Ferrero Donat|
|Born:||February 12, 1980, Ontinyent, Spain|
|Turned pro:||1998 (amateur tour from 1997)|
|Retired:||2012 singles, 2017 doubles|
|Plays:||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career record:||479–262 (%)|
|Highest ranking:||No. 1 (8 September 2003)|
|Australian Open:||SF (2004)|
|French Open:||W (2003)|
|Wimbledon:||QF (2007, 2009)|
|US Open:||F (2003)|
|Tour Finals:||F (2002)|
|Olympic Games:||QF (2000)|
|Highest ranking:||No. 198 (3 February 2003)|
|Australian Open:||1R (2004, 2005)|
|Wimbledon:||1R (2002, 2003)|
|US Open:||1R (2006)|
|Davis Cup:||W (2000, 2004, 2009)|
|Twitter:||Juan Carlos Ferrero's Twitter profile|
About Juan Carlos Ferrero
Known as a clay-court specialist with a booming forehand and quick footspeed, he won the French Open in 2003.
He began playing tennis when he was 7 years old.
Reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open in 2004 and made it as far as the quarterfinals in Wimbledon twice, in 2007 and 2009.
He was raised with two sisters, Ana and Laura.
He reached the finals of the 2003 U.S. Open but lost to Andy Roddick.
Information related to Juan Carlos Ferrero
- Valencian tennis players
- Olympic tennis players of Spain
- World No. 1 tennis players
- Grand Slam (tennis) champions in men's singles
- Tennis players at the 2004 Summer Olympics
- Tennis players at the 2000 Summer Olympics
- Spanish male tennis players
- French Open champions