Marcel Granollers is a Spanish professional tennis player. He was born on April 12, 1986 in Barcelona, Spain to parents Javier and Montse, a commercial director and a teacher, respectively. He has a younger brother, Gerard, who also plays pro tennis. Granollers is coached by fellow countryman, Marcos Roy, who is also working with Oscar Hernandez.
Granollers turned pro in 2003, but he was able to make himself get noticed a bit 2006. It was in 2006 where Granollers reached the first round of the Wimbledon tournament. However he lost the match to Andrei Pavel. During the qualifying rounds, however, he had beaten Konstantinos Economidis, Marco Chiudinelli, and Stephane Robert.
In 2007, Granollers, together with his doubles partner, Flavio Cipolla, won the Napoli and Rome Challengers match. He also won the Maspalomas Challenger in the doubles division, this time with another doubles partner, Marc Lopez. During the same year, he also made it to the second round of the men’s doubles tournament, together with Feliciano Lopez, at the 2007 French Open. The lost to Fabrice Santoro and Nenad Zimojic in a game that ended in a close three sets.
Granollers finished in the Top 150 for the first time in 2007, and was able to reach his career-high rank of No. 56 after finishing the Stanford ATP doubles. In 2008, he qualified for the 2008 Australian Open Singles Draw, but he eventually lost to Evgeny Korolev in the first round.
To date, Granollers has 1 ATP title in his records. However, he does not have any Grand Slam titles to date. He has reached his highest ranking in singles at No. 41 (reached on November 15, 2010), and his highest ranking for doubles at No. 5 (attained on October 5, 2010).
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