53 Facts About David Ferrer

1. David Ferrer beats David Goffin over three sets to reach the third round of the Paris Masters and keep him on track in the race to London.

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2. David Ferrer will compete in his last season ever in 2019, playing at the Perth's Hopman Cup and in Auckland, Buenos Aires, Acapulco, Barcelona and Madrid.

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3. In an interview to Punto de Break, David Ferrer reflected again on his upcoming retirement from tennis that will happen at the Mutua Madrid Open in May 2019.

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4. In 2015, David Ferrer had a remarkable start to the season but was beaten in the Australian Open by Nishikori in straight sets.

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5. On 28 November 2015, David Ferrer married his long-time girlfriend, Marta Tornel.

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6. In the video, David Ferrer reveals that his tennis idol growing up was Sergi Bruguera.

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7. On 28 August 2018, David Ferrer announced that the 2019 season will be his last in the tour.

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8. In his final grand slam appearance, David Ferrer was drawn to face compatriot and long-time rival Rafael Nadal in the opening round of the 2018 US Open.

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9. In July of the same year, David Ferrer won his first tournament since October 2015 at the 2017 Swedish Open, defeating Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov in the final.

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10. David Ferrer got through the first round against Denis Istomin, before falling to Donskoy in a tightly contested match.

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11. In the quarterfinals, David Ferrer lost to second seed and eventual finalist Andy Murray in four sets.

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12. In the second round, David Ferrer defeated Lleyton Hewitt, who was playing his last career singles match.

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13. David Ferrer made it through to the semifinals after defeating qualifier Matthew Barton and Lukas Rosol, but lost to Jack Sock despite winning the first set.

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14. David Ferrer started his season in an exhibition at the Mubadala World Tennis Championships.

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15. David Ferrer proceeded to win his 25th career title at the Kuala Lumpur Open, defeating compatriot Feliciano Lopez.

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16. David Ferrer began his 2015 season at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open, where he was seeded fourth.

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17. In 2014 David Ferrer won 2 time and Murray and 1 time Rafael Nadal.

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18. David Ferrer made it to the final of the 2014 Erste Bank Open.

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19. David Ferrer made his return in the 2014 Sony Open Tennis reaching fourth round before losing to Kei Nishikori after squandering four match points.

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20. In 2014 Rio Open semifinals, David Ferrer was defeated by Alexandr Dolgopolov in straight sets.

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21. David Ferrer reached the quarterfinals of the 2014 Australian Open, where he lost to Tomas Berdych in four sets.

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22. David Ferrer began his 2014 season losing to Daniel Brands in the second round of the Qatar Open.

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23. At the French Open, David Ferrer reached his first Grand Slam final without dropping a set.

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24. David Ferrer reached his fifth final of the year at the Portugal Open facing Wawrinka, but this time falling in straight sets to the Swiss.

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25. At the Australian Open, David Ferrer came back from two sets down to defeat fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro in the quarterfinals.

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26. David Ferrer started his 2013 season by successfully defending his Heineken Open title defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets.

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27. In late 2012 David Ferrer faced questions about his involvement with doping doctor Luis Garcia del Moral.

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28. David Ferrer won his first Masters 1000 title in Paris at the end of the season, beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals, Michael Llodra in the semifinals, and Jerzy Janowicz in the final.

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29. David Ferrer won his sixth title of the season in Valencia, defeating Alexandr Dolgopolov in the final.

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30. At the US Open, David Ferrer made it to his fourth career Grand Slam semifinal, where he lost in four sets to Novak Djokovic.

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31. David Ferrer won his fourth singles title of the year and 15th overall in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.

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32. At the 2012 French Open, David Ferrer lost only 25 games defeating Lukas Lacko, Benoit Paire, Mikhail Youzhny, and Marcel Granollers on his way to the quarterfinals.

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33. At the 2012 Sony Ericsson Open, David Ferrer beat Bernard Tomic, Julien Benneteau, and 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals, where he faced world no.

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34. David Ferrer was seeded first at the 2012 Copa Claro tournament and won it, defeating 2011 champion and second seed Nicolas Almagro.

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35. In the semifinals, David Ferrer faced the defending champion and world no.

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36. In the last game of the round-robin stage, David Ferrer lost to Tomas Berdych in three sets.

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37. In the final, David Ferrer defeated Nalbandian for his first title of the year and the tenth in his career.

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38. David Ferrer began his 2011 ATP World Tour season at the 2011 Heineken Open, where he was the top seed.

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39. In the first round, David Ferrer defeated Evgeny Korolev, and in the second round, he defeated Potito Starace.

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40. In the first round of the 2010 Davis Cup, David Ferrer defeated Marco Chiudinelli and then Stanislas Wawrinka to advance Spain to the quarterfinals of the 2010 Davis Cup, where they faced France.

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41. David Ferrer lost in the second round of the 2010 Australian Open to Marcos Baghdatis, after winning the first two sets, in a match lasting just over four hours.

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42. At Wimbledon, David Ferrer suffered another third-round loss in a Grand Slam, this time falling to Czech Radek Stepanek in five sets.

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43. In the clay season, David Ferrer played his first event at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters.

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44. David Ferrer began his Season at the Heineken Open losing to Sam Querrey in the semifinals.

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45. At the US Open, David Ferrer reached the third round as the fourth seed, where he lost Kei Nishikori, ranked 126, in one of the biggest upsets of the tournament.

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46. In the second round, David Ferrer defeated Russian Igor Andreev in four sets.

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47. David Ferrer made it to the quarterfinals of the French Open, matching his previous best appearance in 2005.

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48. David Ferrer arrived at the quarterfinals in the Monte Carlo Masters, losing against the eventual tournament champion Rafael Nadal, despite having five set points in the second set.

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49. David Ferrer qualified as the sixth seed for the year-ending Tennis Masters Cup.

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50. David Ferrer began the year by winning Auckland, defeating Tommy Robredo in the final.

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51. David Ferrer advanced to the second round at the French Open and Wimbledon.

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52. David Ferrer has said he considers Piles to be like a second father to him.

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53. David Ferrer holds the distinction of winning the most matches on the ATP tour without having won a Grand Slam tournament, passing Brian Gottfried who held this record for 32 years.

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