Fernando Verdasco

Fernando Verdasco

Fernando Verdasco Carmona (born 15 November 1983 in Madrid, Spain) is a professional tennis player. His career-high singles ranking is World No. 7, achieved in April 2009. Verdasco started playing tennis at four years of age and had a full-time coach when he was eight. As of 2009, Verdasco has been working in Las Vegas with Andre Agassi and his team, including Darren Cahill (Agassi's former coach) and Gil Reyes (Agassi's fitness coach). Verdasco has aided Spain in winning three Davis Cup titles, winning the deciding match in both 2008 and 2009, he was part of the winning team in 2011 as well. His best performance in a Grand Slam was making the semifinals of the 2009 Australian Open, where he lost to compatriot and eventual champion Rafael Nadal in five sets in what was the second-longest match in Australian Open history (next to Australian Open 2012 Final).

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2009 US Open (tennis) - Day-by-day Summaries - Day 10 (September 9)
10 seed Fernando Verdasco, with Novak Djokovic prevailing over Fernando Verdasco 7–6(2), 1–6, 7–5, 6–2 to reach his third straight semi-finals in the US Open, even ... The first set showed a slow start for both players with Djokovic making 19 unforced errors while Verdasco making 18, with Djokovic eventually prevailing 7-6 ... Seeded players out Men's Singles Robin Söderling, Fernando Verdasco Men's Doubles Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan, Max Mirnyi / Andy Ram Women's Doubles Nuria Llagostera Vives ...
2009 Australian Open - Day-by-day Summaries - Day 12 (30 January)
... In the second men's singles semifinals, top seeded Rafael Nadal took on his countrymen, 14th seed Fernando Verdasco, in the first ever all-Spanish semifinal in Australian Open ... to his older opponent in 6 meetings and is yet to drop a set this year in Melbourne Park, however Verdasco had been on his peak form, upsetting ... a first set tiebreak, where Nadal had the initial advantage, but Verdasco's big serves comes to his rescue again and earned two set points after a ...
2009 AAMI Classic – Draw - Draw - Main Draw
... Federer 6 ... Carlos Moyá 1 ... Roger Federer 4 ... Fernando Verdasco 4 ... Fernando Verdasco 5 ... Marin Čilić 1 ... Roger Federer 2 ... Stanislas Wawrinka 3. 8 ...
2008 Wimbledon Championships - Day By Day - Day 7
... was led two-sets-to-love by Nottingham finalist and twenty-second seed Fernando Verdasco, when he started a comeback, winning the third set, and overcoming Verdasco's 4–1 lead to ... Seeded players out Lleyton Hewitt, Fernando Verdasco, Marcos Baghdatis, Mikhail Youzhny, Stanislas Wawrinka, Richard Gasquet Jelena Janković, Ágnes Szávay, Anna ... Robert Lindstedt, and Feliciano López Fernando Verdasco's withdrawal allowed eight-seeded team Jonas Björkman Kevin Ullyett to complete the quarterfinals' line up ...