Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2011.
- Full name is Fernando Verdasco Carmona
- Began playing tennis at age four with his father, Jose, at their home, which had two hard courts in the backyard
- Father and mother, Olga, own a restaurant in Madrid
- Has two sisters, Sara and Ana
- Close friend of Feliciano Lopez, who is also from Madrid
- Favorite soccer team is Real Madrid
- His favorite non-tennis destination is Miami and goes there for holidays
- Considers forehand his best shot
- Posed nude for Cosmopolitan Magazine in July 2008 issue to raise awareness of male cancer for Everyman Campaign
- Coached by countryman Juan Luis Tati Rascon (since March 2008).
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