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Fernando Verdasco

Tennis Player
Male
Born Nov 15, 1983
Age 31
Hometown Madrid
Plays Left-handed (two-...
Career Prize Money $8,070,775
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Nationality Spanish
Other Names Nando, Fer, FeVer

Fernando Verdasco Carmona is a professional tennis player. His career-high singles ranking is World No. 7, achieved in April 2009. Verdasco started playing tennis at four years of age and had a full-time coach when he was eight. As of 2009, Verdasco has been working in Las Vegas with Andre Agassi and his team, including Darren Cahill (Agassi's former coach) and Gil Reyes (Agassi's fitness coach).… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1983 Birth Born on November 15, 1983.

TEENAGE

2001 17 Years Old He turned professional in 2001, finishing as World No. 464. 2002 was a good year for him, as he won his first Futures category title in Spain F1 and was runner-up in Spain F3. … Read More
2002 18 Years Old He then reached two additional Challenger semifinals in Kiev and in Eckental, finishing the year in the top 200 at no. 173. 2002 also finished strongly off the court, as Fernando finished runner-up in a closely contested Best Abs in Castilla La Mancha contest..
2003 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003, Verdasco played his first Masters Series tournament (Miami Masters). … Read More

TWENTIES

2005 21 Years Old In 2005, he defeated Andy Roddick twice, in Miami and in Rome. … Read More
2007 23 Years Old In 2007, Verdasco lost in the first round in the three Masters Series tournaments on clay. … Read More
2008 24 Years Old …  Verdasco was the 13th seed at the US Open in 2008, and lost to the 23rd seed Andreev in the third round. … Read More
…  His best performance in a Grand Slam was making the semifinals of the 2009 Australian Open, where he lost to compatriot and eventual champion Rafael Nadal in five sets in what was the second-longest match in Australian Open history (next to Australian Open 2012 Final).
He arrived late at the 2010 Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis, and as a result, he was ousted in the opening round 6–7, 3–6 by Jérémy Chardy. … Read More
He then failed to defend his title at the exhibition tournament, the 2011 Kooyong Classic, losing to Gaël Monfils in the first round 6–4, 6–7, 4–6.
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