Fernando Verdasco, the fast hard courts specialist is notably known for his offensive baseline play. The Spaniard has one of the strongest forehands on the tour. He achieved a career-high ranking of no. 7 in the ATP rankings in 2009.
Fernando Verdasco started to play tennis at the age of four, practising with his father, Jose Verdasco. His parents, José and Olga Verdasco own a restaurant in Madrid. He has two younger sisters, Sara Verdasco, and Ana Verdasco.
Fernando Verdasco wife, Ana Boyer the daughter of former Spanish politician Miguel Boyer. Verdasco and Boyer expanded their family as they welcomed their first child in April 2019. They named their son kid, Miguel in a tribute to Boyer’s father, who passed away in 2014.
In 2020, they gave birth to their second child, Mateo.
Verdasco’s best performance in a major event was making it to the semifinals of the 2019 Australian Open, where he lost to his compatriot, Rafael Nadal in a thrilling five-setter.
The Verdasco vs Nadal match at the Australian Open is one of the greatest matches in the history of grand slams.
Fernando Verdasco has conquered 7 ATP singles titles and 8 ATP doubles titles. His biggest singles title came at the ATP 500 event in Barcelona with the other six titles coming from ATP 250 events.
Verdasco was also the singles finalist at the 2010 ATP Monte Carlo Masters.
Verdasco’s form has dipped over the last few seasons. He has not been able to stay competitive along with the top players of the world. In 2020, the furthest he reached in a tournament was the Qatar Open quarter-finals at the start of the year.
He also had an unfortunate period in the year, as he tested positive for the coronavirus twice.
His ATP ranking is no. 65.
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He has a career earning of US$ 17,674,877 from on-court winnings. Verdasco also has an estimated net worth of $9 million.
Fernando Verdasco is endorsed by Adidas for his tennis apparels. Sports equipment company, Head sponsors racquets to the Spaniard. He has played the majority of his career with the Tecnifibre.
Verdasco has also played with Yonex, Dunlop, and Babolat racquets, earlier in his career.
Over the years, Verdasco has participated in occasional tennis matches, the proceeds of which went to charity.
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Net Worth||$9 million|