by: TennisMood 46

Pablo Cuevas

“I`m a player from the back of the court but aggressive, trying, if possible, dominate the match!”

Pablo Cuevas: Rules of Life(31 y.o.)
Pablo Cuevas

Personal Facts

Overview

  • Full name is Pablo Gabriel Cuevas.
  • Began playing tennis with parents at age 6 at a country club.
  • Strengths are baseline game and backhand.
Pablo Cuevas with daughter photo
  • Enjoys surfing and playing football.
  • Punta Del Este is his favorite holiday spot.
  • Off court specially enjoys “asados” with friends and family.
  • Improved and become a more complete player after his win at the Brasil Open.
  • Clay is his most comfortable surface, but Cuevas can play well on every surface.
  • Coaches: Facundo Savio and Alberto Mancini.
  • Once he met the president of Uruguay, Jose 'Pepe' Mujica, it was on April 14, 2011.
  • Capricorn by birth sign.
  • Cuevas’ 2017 goal is to start the year in Top 15 world ranking.

Pablo Cuevas' Family

Pablo Cuevas with Rafael Nadal
  • Father, Gabriel, is a businessman; mother, Lucila, is an accountant.
  • Martin, nicknamed “Bebu”, brother, is also an ATP player, plays on Futures and Challenger circuits.
  • Fiancée, Clarita Ruiz.
  • Young father of a lovely daughter, Alfonsina, she was born on October 10, 2014.

Activism

  • Cuevas’ 1st rose to fame after winning the 2008 Roland Garros men’s doubles title with Luis Horna. That was his career-best year on the ATP World Tour, when he cracked the Top 20 of the Emirates ATP Rankings.
  • The only player from Uruguay inside the Top 400 of the Emirates ATP Rankings.
  • Currently he is 5-1 in ATP World Tour final appearances, all on clay courts.
  • In 2016 Cuevas is on a nine-match winning streak and improved to 11-1 on clay in 2016. He received 250 Emirates ATP Rankings points and $77,600.
  • Honored to be the 1st player in history to oust 5 straight left-handed opponents in clinching a tour-level title.
  • Best win in career considers his knockout of Nadal, the king of clay.
  • 2016 earnings are $1,364,568.

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