Feliciano Lopez: The atypical Highlander of Spanish tennis


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Feliciano Lopez: The atypical Highlander of Spanish tennis

He looks like an actor, but Feliciano Lopez is actually a tennis player who, on the eve of his 38 years-old, may still be able to school the NextGen, in the style of play to use on grass-courts and, in general, on fast surfaces...

Lopez won his seventh singles title this year, on the grass at the Fever-Tree Championships, in Queen's. He also won the doubles title with Andy Murray there. The victory at the Queen's was the icing on the cake of a season that has been positive, so far.

He also rekindled his team-up with Murray in Cincinnati in men's doubles, after the winning run that the two players experienced at Queen's. This brought only a new wave of enthusiasm in Lopez's career. Even private life is contributing to his rebirth.

He said he would like to play throughout the 2020 season. And, considering he is playing well, this looks the correct decision. Lopez is one of the most atypical Spanish players in terms of style of play. His game is suited to grass and, in general, fast surfaces.

Unlike almost all his countrymen, who have, historically, preferred clay-courts, except for a few exceptions. Of the seven titles won by Feliciano, only one was won on clay-courts. Then four victories on grass-courts and two on hard-courts.

His tennis fun to see for the crowd and his fans, and everyone hopes that this tennis Highlander can continue to play again next year.