Birth date 2 Apr 1982 (36 years)
Nationality Spain Spain
Nickname Ferru

David Ferrer Ern is a Spanish tennis player who was born in Spain on April 2, 1982. He currently resides in Valencia, Spain, and is currently coached by Paco Fogues. Previous coaches include Javier Piles and Jose Franciso Altur.

In the year 1996, he attained several titles on his championship in Valencian Community and he became a semi-finalist of Spain and Europe. At the age of 13, he moved to Gandia in the Eastern portion of Spain where he continued his training.

Ferrer turned professional on the year 2000 concluding as world number 419. He won in Poland F1 and Spain F3 as well. He finished a runner up in Spain F1. In 2002, Ferrer won his first ATP title in Bucharest where he defeated Acasuso. In 2003, David Ferrer defeated Andre Agassi at Rome Masters upsetting the latter. He made his debut at all four Grand Slam Tournaments and six ATP Masters Series events.

Ferrer was recognized for his strong spirit and his indisposition to allow defeat. After that he was particularly given the name as the clay court player due to his great performance inside the court. Aside from this, he also has quite a few reputable results on the hard court. Ferrer appeared in the semifinals in the 2007 US Open.

Ferrer has had an impressive career so far, having a record of 724-361 in singles, and 27 career titles. He has played in all four Grand Slam events, but has yet to win a Grand Slam title. He has, however, reached the final round of the French Open in 2013. In doubles, Ferrer only has 2 career titles, and a record of 77-112.

In addition to his achievements, Ferrer also reached the semifinal round of the 2012 Olympic Games, and was able to participate and win in the Davis Cup team competitions for 2008, 2009, and 2011.

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