Feliciano Lopez is a Spanish tennis player who is best known for his doubles career. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of No.9, which he achieved in November 2016. He also has a career-high singles ranking of No.12, which he reached in March 2015. One of his best Grand Slam finishes is when he won the French Open men’s doubles in 2016. He has also been part of the French Davis Cup team that has won the team event multiple times.
Feliciano López Díaz-Guerra was born on September 20, 1981 in Toledo, Spain. He currently resides in Madrid. López stands 188 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 88 kg by the ATP. The Spaniard is left-handed and has a one-handed backhand.
He is coached by José Clavet and since he turned pro in 1997, he has earned $18,578,737 in prize money, which, as of July 2022, lists him as the 31st all-time leader in earnings.
López’s career officially started in 1997 but he did not join his first singles Grand Slam qualifier until 2000 and it wasn’t until 2002 that he started to make notable finishes such as the fourth round of that year’s Wimbledon. He has had the best finishes at the grass-court Grand Slam where he made it to the quarter-finals three times, most recently in 2011. In 2015, he also made it to the quarters of the US Open.
As a doubles player, López started to get noticed around 2003 when he landed in two Grand Slam third rounds that year. In 2005, he made his first US Open quarterfinals finish. The next would come in 2008. He followed this with another quarter-final finish in 2009, this time at the Australian Open. He would also land in the Quarters of the Aussie Open in 2015.
His best result as a doubles player, however, came a year later, when he won the French Open. In the same year, he made it to the semifinals of the US Open, however, he missed that year’s Wimbledon. The following year, in 2017, he made it to the finals of the US Open.
In 2018, he made it as far as the semifinals of the French Open. This was one of his last top finishes. In 2022, his best finish was the third round at Roland Garros.
- Highest Singles Ranking: 12 (March2, 2015)
- Current Singles Ranking: 252 (July11, 2022)
Best Grand Slam Singles Performances
- Australian Open - 4R (2012, 2015)
- French Open - 4R (2004)
- Wimbledon - QF (2005, 2008, 2011)
- US Open - QF (2015)
Other Singles Tournaments
- Tour Finals - Alt (2014)
- Olympic Games - 3R (2004, 2012)
- Highest Doubles Ranking: 9 (November7, 2016)
- Current Doubles Ranking: 71 (252(July 11, 2022)
Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances
- Australian Open - QF (2009, 2015)
- French Open - W (2016)
- Wimbledon - 3R (2008)
- US Open - F (2017)
Other Doubles Tournaments
- Tour Finals - RR (2016)
- Olympic Games - SF – 4th (2012)
Best Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Results
- French Open - 2R (2004)
- Wimbledon - 3R (2011)
- Davis Cup - W (2004, 2008, 2009,2011, 2019)
- Hopman Cup - RR (2017)