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Photo of Pablo Carreno Busta
12 Jul 1991

2008 - Professional debut at home Futures in Spain

2009 - 18 Futures tournaments, title at Spain F22 event and 4 additional semi-finals

2010 - First Challenger quarter-final in Meknes, as a qualifier. 5 Futures finals with 1 title

2011 - The first season inside the Top 150 (the 4th best U20 player) after winning 2 Challengers, in Alessandria and Como. 3 Futures titles from 5 finals and an ATP debut in Barcelona

2012 - Herniated disc kept him out from the court for 7 months and he won just 8 matches, reaching 1 Futures semi-final at the end of the season and finished outside the Top 600

2013 - Pablo earned an ATP Most Improved Player of Year award after skipping 600ces in the rankings to finish inside the Top 70. Rested and ready to compete again, Carreno Busta played almost 100 matches on all levels, rattling off 8 Futures final in a row with a 39-1 record! He lost in the semi-final of Oeiras to Wawrinka and to Roger Federer in the opening round of Roland Garros, with a great Challenger run as well, lifting trophies in Tanger, Segovia, Cordenons, and Como

2014 - After a slow start of the season, Pablo propelled himself into the Top 50 for the first time, reaching the quarter-final in Casablanca, Bastad, Umag, and Valencia, with Challenger titles in Caltanissetta, Mohammedia, and Seville

2015 - Only 3 ATP wins before Estoril, with 7 consecutive losses, and he bounced back in Portugal, reaching the last 4 before losing to Kyrgios. He won Challengers in Perugia and Poznan, followed by ATP quarter-finals in Gstaad and Winston-Salem, closing the season with 14 ATP wins

2016 - A breakthrough season with 41 ATP wins and a place in the Top 30. Pablo advanced to his first ATP final in Sao Paulo, losing to Cuevas, and again in Estoril, edged by Almagro. His first ATP title came in Winston-Salem, prevailing against Roberto Bautista Agut, and he conquered Moscow as well for his 2nd ATP crown

2017 - Pablo improved his game even more to score his first Top 10 triumph and crack the Top 10 for the first time. He played in his first Grand Slam quarter-final at Roland Garros and in the first Masters 1000 semi-final in Indian Wells, finishing the season with 36 wins and 26 defeats. He lost in the final of Rio de Janeiro to Thiem and to Wawrinka in Indian Wells semis, his best result at this level of competition. He conquered Estoril without dropping a set, with a quarter-final run at Roland Garros where he had to retire against Nadal. His best result of the season came in New York, advancing to the last 4 before losing to Kevin Anderson, and this result pushed him into the Top 10 for the first time. Pablo lost the ground after that,  winning just 1 match in the rest of the season, but he had a chance to play at the ATP Finals for the first time, losing to Dimitrov and Thiem



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