The son of a tennis coach, Feliciano Lopez is one of the few men on the ATP capable of playing consistent serve-and-volley tennis. Lopez defeated Guillermo Canas to win his first ATP singles title in Vienna in 2004; he partnered compatriot Fernando Verdasco to claim his first doubles title in Stockholm in the fall. In 2005, The lefthander used his sliding slice serve to beat Mario Ancic and Marat Safin and become the first Spanish man to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals since Manuel Orantes in 1972. Later that summer, Lopez advanced to the New Haven final, losing to James Blake. Lopez defeated three top 10 opponents — Tomas Berdych, David Ferrer and Nikolay Davydenko — to advance to the 2008 Dubai final. Lopez upset No. 9 Juan Martin del Potro and paired with Verdasco to win the doubles point in leading Spain to the Davis Cup championship with a victory over host Argentina in December, 2008. Lopez was a member of the Spanish squad that defended its Davis Cup title in 2009. Dubbed "Deliciano" by Judy Murray, Andy Murray's mother and long-time Lopez admirer, Lopez won his second ATP title in Johannesburg in February, 2010 and advanced to semifinals at Queen's Club and Los Angeles (losing to Murray) later that season. In 2011, an unseeded Lopez did not drop a set in reaching the Belgrade final where he lost to No. 2 Novak Djokovic. Lopez defeated Andy Roddick en route to his third Wimbledon quarterfinal and was again a member of Spain's Davis Cup championship squad. Lopez won his first grass-court title at Eastbourne in June, 2013.
Feliciano Lopez Tournament History