26 Facts About Juan Carlos Ferrero

1. In July 2017, Juan Carlos Ferrero started working as a coach of then-No 11 Alexander Zverev.

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2. Juan Carlos Ferrero was not included in the 2009 Davis Cup presentation ceremony and celebrations on the final day.

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3. Juan Carlos Ferrero attended all the live rubbers to support his teammates during the first two days of the Davis Cup final as a reserve player.

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4. In both 2003 and 2004, Juan Carlos Ferrero contributed to Spain's successive progress to the Davis Cup final.

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5. Juan Carlos Ferrero continued to be a key Davis Cup player in subsequent years.

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6. Juan Carlos Ferrero made his Davis Cup debut for Spain in the quarterfinals match-up against Russia in 2000 and won both his matches against Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Marat Safin in straight sets.

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7. In 2017, it was announced that Juan Carlos Ferrero would make a return to the ATP World Tour, playing in the Barcelona doubles draw alongside Pablo Carreno Busta.

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8. Juan Carlos Ferrero announced on 12 September 2012, that he would official retire from professional tennis after the Valencia Open 500 in October.

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9. Juan Carlos Ferrero represented Spain in the Davis Cup vs Kazakhstan defeating Mikhail Kukushkin in five sets in the first tie.

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10. Juan Carlos Ferrero missed the Rome Masters, French Open, and Wimbledon due to same injury.

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11. Juan Carlos Ferrero went into the French Open seeded 16th and tipped by some to make a good run in the tournament.

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12. Juan Carlos Ferrero ended the year at No 23, which was 32 spots higher than the previous year and won his first title in 6 years.

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13. Juan Carlos Ferrero competed in the Shanghai Masters, where he missed being seeded by one ranking position.

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14. Juan Carlos Ferrero climbed impressively into the top 20, having been ranked No 115 just 5 months before.

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15. Juan Carlos Ferrero ended the year ranked No 55, his lowest year–end ranking since 1998.

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16. Juan Carlos Ferrero ended the year at 31, finishing outside the world's top 30 for the first time in five years.

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17. Juan Carlos Ferrero ended the year ranked No 3, behind Andy Roddick and Roger Federer.

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18. In 2002, Juan Carlos Ferrero missed the Australian Open due to bursitis in his right knee.

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19. Juan Carlos Ferrero ended the year at No 43 and won the ATP Newcomer of the Year award.

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20. Juan Carlos Ferrero finished the year ranked as the No 17 junior.

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21. Juan Carlos Ferrero was sponsored by Nike, Sergio Tacchini, and Lotto Sport Italia for his apparel on court.

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22. Juan Carlos Ferrero had one of the greatest forehands in the game and immense speed on the court.

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23. Juan Carlos Ferrero is a joint owner of the Valencia Open 500 tournament together with David Ferrer.

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24. Juan Carlos Ferrero has two sisters, Ana and Laura and admires the play of former No 1 and two-time Roland Garros champion Jim Courier.

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25. Juan Carlos Ferrero retired from the game after the 2012 Valencia Open 500, returning for a brief doubles stint in 2017.

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26. Juan Carlos Ferrero 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.

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