Horacio Zeballos Jr. is a professional tennis player who was born on April 27, 1985 in Mar del Plata, Argentina. Zeballos currently lives in Buenos Aires, and is a native Argentine of Spanish descent.
Zeballos’s father shares his first name, while his mother is called Carolina. He has one sister who is the namesake of his mother. Zeballos favors playing on clay courts, and was previously coached by Alejandro Lombardo until 2012. Apart from playing tennis, Zeballos also enjoys playing ping-pong, listening to music, and swimming.
In his career, Zeballos has primarily competed within the ATP Challenger Tour. There, he has won six doubles titles and five singles titles.
By 2009, Zeballos was able to reach his first ATP Tour final while playing at the St. Petersburg Open. However, he lost to Stakhovsky and was unable to win the title. 2010 was not a very good year for Zeballos as he went through a singles slump, falling in the first round of the events four times. The following years were mostly played within the Challenger circuit and not much in the ATP World Tour.
As of 2017, Zeballos was able to play at the Australian Open. He played a 5-hour and 15 minute game, which is the second longest match by time in the Open Era at the Australian Open. His best performance at a Grand Slam was seen later that year at Roland Garros.
Since turning pro, Zeballos has a record of 86-126, and has 1 career title. He is currently ranked at No. 95 as of April 2018. His best rank, however, is at No. 39 as of March 2013.