Fernando Verdasco Bio


  • 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
  • Favourite soccer team is Real Madrid
  • His favourite 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
  • Featured in 18-page June 2013 issue of Esquire Latinoamerica with Almagro, Monaco and F. Lopez
  • Has trained part-time with Gil Reyes in Las Vegas from 2008-10
  • Fitness trainer is Vicente Calvo.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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