Born on October 17, 1990, Marcelo Arevalo is an accomplished doubles player. He began playing tennis at the age of nine (9) and turned professional in 2012. Arevalo plays right-handed and prefers hard surfaces. His current ATP career-high singles rankings are at 139. For his ATP career-high doubles ranking, he is at world no. 33. He has a professional win-loss record of 59%-win rate, with 32 wins and 22 losses.
Attaining the world no. 139 rank at the ATP singles, Marcelo Arevalo became the most successful tennis single player from El Salvador. He is also a successful doubles player. Arevalo has won ATP doubles titles.
The year 2021 is considered Marcelo Arevalo’s most successful year. In the 2021 Miami Open, he reached the quarterfinals event together with his partner Horia Tecau. The duo defeated top-seeded pair Farah and Cabal. Arevalos’ second quarterfinals match was at the Australian Open with his partner Matwe Middelkoop, a Dutch tennis player. Then at the Italian Open, the duo was able to defeat Fognini and Musetti at the end of round 16.
Marcelo Arevalo earned his first title after winning the Winston-Salem Open together with his partner Matwe Middelkoop. They defeated Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek in the final. By winning this tournament, his ranked reach at world no. 36 on August 30, 2021.
In the 2021 US Open, Marcelo Arevalo partnered with Giuliana Olmos in the mixed doubles draw. They manage to reach the finals and defeated Nicole Melichar-Martinez and Ivan Dodig. He was the first El Salvadoran tennis player to reach the final stages of a Grand Slam tournament with these records.