Pablo Carreño Busta
Pablo Carreño Busta (born 12 July 1991) is a Spanish professional tennis player. He is ranked world No. 18 in men’s singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals. He won his first ATP singles title at the Winston-Salem Open in August 2013. He reached a career high of No. 10 on 11 September 2017.
About Pablo Carreño Busta in brief
Pablo Carreño Busta (born 12 July 1991) is a Spanish professional tennis player. He is ranked world No. 18 in men’s singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals. He won his first ever ATP singles title at the Winston-Salem Open in August 2013. He reached a career high of No. 10 on 11 September 2017. He has reached 18 singles finals competing in ITF Futures tournaments; and won eleven of these: one in 2009, one in 2010, three in 2011, and six in 2013. His first appearance in an ATP tour tournament was in Barcelona in 2011 where he lost in the first round to Benoît Paire. He missed the majority of the 2012 season due to injury, and underwent surgery on his back later that year. He returned to action towards the latter stages of 2012, after five months of recovery, and played in four Future tournaments to end the year, all of which were in Morocco. In 2013, he reached his first ATP 500 final at the Rio Open, saving a match point against rising teen Casper Ruud en route before losing to Dominic Thiem.
He also reached the semi-final stage of the 2013 Portugal Open, again progressing through the qualification rounds, before ultimately losing to Stanislas Wawrinka in three sets. In the same month, he won the doubles title with Pablo Cuevas, his doubles partner, the two-time defending and eventual champion in the Brasil. In April, Carreña Busta reached his second ATP final at ATP Estoril after defeating Nicolás Almagro in the finals. In August, he also entered the top 40 of the ATP Rankings for the first time at world no. 39. In May, he beat compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut in the final of the WTA Tour event in Raleigh, North Carolina. In June, he advanced to the third round of the Australian Open losing to Denis Istomin. In July, he lost to the eventual champion Alexandr Dolgopolov.