Albert Montanes

Born Nov 26, 1980
Nationality Spain Spain

Albert Montanes is the second sibling of the brood of three. Six year old Albert used to go with Jonathan, his older brother, and Fran, his younger brother, at the club de tennis of their hometown. In fact, Jonathan is his personal coach when he turned professional in 1999. He is also professionally coached by Albert Torras.

Born in November 26, 1980 in San Carlos of Rapita, Albert was born in a family who supports sporting activities. Born to Juan Francisco, a supervisor of REPSOL Petroleum Company and Elodia, a housewife, Albert loves to race cars and play soccer aside from playing tennis. He adores the FC Barcelona as a team.

The right-handed tennis player from Spain believes that his forehand is his best shot and clay surface is where he plays best. He is number 47th in the ATP/WTA. This was the result when he gained his 2008 ATP Title in Amersfoot, Holland.

Albert is considered to be the most consistent player of his generation. In 2001, he was already in the Top 100 and maintained his ranks for 20 weeks. In March 2002, he was in the number 53. In October 27 that same year, he advanced to the 44th position.

In 2004, Albert reached the ATP final in Valencia but lost a game to Verdasco. But he won over Ulihrach in his first career exposure in Wimbledon before he lost to Popp in the second round. In 2005, he earned the Challenger title and gained a 17-9 record on the circuit. In 2007, the Spanish player finally finished the year in the Top 50 ranking for the first time.

As per his career review, Montanes holds a 71 wins and 103 losses in the singles category and 6 wins and 24 losses in the doubles divisions.

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