Juan Sebastian-Cabal

Height / weight 1.88 m / 82 kg
Born Apr 25, 1986
Nationality Colombia Colombia
Nickname Sebas

Juan Sebastian Cabal is a professional tennis player from Colombia. In July 2019, he was ranked World No.1 for doubles in a tie with long-time doubles partner and fellow Colombian Robert Farah. As of mid-January 2022, he is tied in 10th place in the world rankings with Farah.

As a singles player, he reached a career-high ranking of 184 in February 2011.

Personal Life and Payer Bio

Cabal was born Juan Sebastian Cabal Valdes in April 25, 1986. His hometown is Cali, Colombia but he currently resides in Panama City, Panama. He stands 185 centimeters tall and his last listed weight is 82 kilograms. He is a right-handed player and he has a two-handed backhand.

He started playing tennis at age 7 and he idolized Pete Sampras growing up. He has known his playing partner Farah for more than 30 years and both are coached by Mariano Hood.

Career

Cabal turned pro in 2005. As a singles player, he achieved a career-high ranking of 184 in February 2011. He has made it to the Q1 of the Australian Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open as a singles player.

As a doubles player, he has 20 career titles. In 2017, he won the Australian Open Mixed Doubles. Prior to that, he had won the Pan American Games doubles event in Guadalajara.

With Farah, he won both Wimbledon and the US Open in 2019. He also won the ATP Tour Finals doubles event in 2018 and 2019. He and his playing partner Farah have been awarded the Great Cross of the Order of Merit. The team was also named the ATP Doubles Team of the Year in 2019.

At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, he made it to the Quarter-Finals. While paired with Farah, he also made it to the finals of the Australian Open (2018) and the French Open (2011).

Career Highlights

Singles

  • Career Record: 7–4
  • Highest Ranking: No. 184 (28February 2011)

Notable Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - Q1 (2011, 2012)
  • French Open - Q2 (2011)
  • Wimbledon - Q1 (2011)
  • US Open - Q1 (2010, 2011)

Doubles

  • Career Record: 348–211
  • Career Titles: 20
  • Highest Ranking: No. 1 (15 July2019)
  • Current Ranking: No. 10 (15 January2022)

Notable Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - F (2018)
  • French Open - F (2011)
  • Wimbledon - W (2019)
  • US Open - W (2019)

Other Doubles Tournaments

  • Tour Finals - SF (2018, 2019)
  • Olympic Games - QF (2021)

Notable Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - W (2017)
  • French Open - SF (2021)
  • Wimbledon - QF (2016)
  • US Open - QF (2015, 2017)

Medal Record

Gold - Pan American Games - Guadalajara 2011, Doubles, Representing Colombia

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