Roberto Carballés Baena

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Roberto Carballés Baena
Roberto Carballés Baena 4, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceGranada, Spain
Born (1993-03-23) 23 March 1993 (age 25)
Tenerife, Spain
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachJosé María Arenas
Prize moneyUS$898,039
Singles
Career record26–33 (44.07%)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 72 (19 February 2018)
Current rankingNo. 94 (10 September 2018)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2017)
French Open1R (2016, 2018)
Wimbledon1R (2018)
US Open2R (2018)
Doubles
Career record5–11 (31.25%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 268 (8 August 2016)
Current rankingNo. 293 (27 August 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (2018)
Wimbledon1R (2018)
Last updated on: 27 August 2018.

Roberto Carballés Baena (Spanish pronunciation: [roˈβeɾto kaɾβaˈʝez βaˈena];[2][a] born 23 March 1993) is a Spanish tennis player. He achieved a career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 76 in February 2018. He reached the semifinals at Casablanca as a qualifier in 2014. His favourite surface is clay,[citation needed] on which he has won six ITF Futures tournaments and one ATP title.

Tennis career[edit]

In a first-round contest between two qualifiers, Carballés Baena recorded his first ATP World Tour win in Casablanca as he defeated David Goffin of Belgium in straight sets.[3] He followed this up with a tightly fought win over João Sousa in the second round. He faced lucky loser Andrey Kuznetsov in the quarterfinals and won in straight sets. His run was stopped in the semifinals by Guillermo García-López, again in a close three-set match. He won his first ATP tournament at the Quito Open in February 2018, beating Albert Ramos Vinolas in the final. This victory resulted in him reaching the highest singles ranking of his career thus far.

ATP career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (1–0)
Indoor (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Feb 2018 Ecuador Open, Ecuador 250 Series Clay Spain Albert Ramos Viñolas 6–3, 4–6, 6–4

Grand Slam performance timeline[edit]

Singles[edit]

Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 W–L
Australian Open Q1 A A Q2 Q1 0–0
French Open Q1 Q3 1R Q1 1R 0–2
Wimbledon A Q1 A Q1 1R 0–1
US Open Q1 A A A 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–2 0–3

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In isolation, Carballés and Baena are pronounced [kaɾβaˈʝes] and [baˈena] respectively.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "The pronunciation by Roberto Carballés Baena himself". ATPWorldTour.com. Retrieved 2018-01-09.
  3. ^ Roberto CARBALLES BAENA

External links[edit]