Pablo Carreño Busta is a professional Spanish tennis player with a career-best ranking of World no. 10 in singles, which he achieved on 11th September, 2017. His best doubles ranking is world no.16, which he achieved on 17th July, 2017. He has an impressive career track record winning six singles titles and four doubles titles on the ATP Tour. Even as a Junior player, he had a decent run and climbed to the 6th spot on the junior world rankings in 2009.
Adding to his achievements, Carreño Busta has also represented Spain at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the men’s singles, bringing home the Bronze medal. Interestingly, he also defeated world no.1 Novak Djokovic on his way to securing bronze. He was part of the Spanish team that won the 2019 Davis Cup. With his consistent game play he is likely to climb further up the rankings soon.
|Coach||Samuel López, César Fábregas|
|Prize money||US$ 12,876,647|
|Highest ranking||No. 10|
|Current ranking||No. 17|
|Social media profile||Instagram – @pablo_carreno_|
Personal Information and Relationships
- Pablo was born on 12th July, 1991 in Gijón, Spain.
- His parents are María Antonia and Alfonso.
- He also has two sisters Lucia and Alicia.
- Presently, he trains at the JC Ferrero Equelite Sport Academy in Alicante and resides in Barcelona.
- He tied the knot recently in December 2021. His wife Claudia Díaz Borrego is a tax advisor.
- 2016 – Carreño Busta has his major breakthrough in 2016, winning his first ever ATP singles title at the 2016 Winston-Salem Open. This major win propelled him into the top 40 of the ATP Rankings for the first time in his career, closing the season at world no. 39.
- 2017 – He made it to the semi finals at the US Open without dropping a set. He also played at the year-end ATP Finals. Though he lost to eventual champion Grigor Dimitrov, he managed to close the year at his career-best ranking of world no. 10, reaching the top ten for the first time in his career.
- 2018 – Though this year he didn’t have much success, he managed to make it to his first Masters Doubles Final at the Cincinnati Masters.
- 2019 – Pablo had a tiff with the Umpire at the Australian Open, over a late call from a linesperson that sparked an argument between him and the Umpire. He threw his bag on the court & left. He later apologized in a post match interview. Due to an injury, he had to miss most part of the season but had a thrilling comeback, winning his fourth ATP title at the Chengdu Open. He was also on the Spanish team that won the 2019 Davis Cup.
- 2020 – The year did not see any major wins for the Spanish player. He did manage to make it to the semifinals at the US Open and he reached the French Open quarterfinal.
- 2021 – The year proved to be quite a fruitful one with Pablo winning the first edition at the Andalucía Open in Marbella, Spain, claiming his 200th win on the ATP Tour. He also won his sixth and biggest title of his career at Hamburg. He played at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics winning the Bronze medal for Spain in the men’s singles.
- 2022 – Carreño Busta represented Spain at the ATP Cup. He defeated Jan Zieliński of Poland to help Spain reach the finals.
Prize Money Earnings
Pablo has earned well in his tennis career. His prize money earned is around US$ 12,876,647. He is also estimated to have a net worth of US $6 million. Additionally, he also makes money from his sponsorship deals and other endorsements as well.
Endorsements and Sponsored
- Wilson – Pablo has a sponsorship deal with Wilson, an American sports equipment company based in Illinois, Chicago. He uses the Blade 98 V7 racket.
- Joma Sports – The Spanish sportswear brand endorses his tennis apparel and shoes. You will see him wearing the brand on court.
- ISDIN – Pablo also has a sponsorship agreement with ISDIN, a company that helps improve skin health. He promotes a wide range of their skin care products.
- Peugeot – The Spanish player also serves as a Brand ambassador of the French automobile company.
- Bovet 1822 – The Swiss company is well known for it’s handcrafted watches and is also endorsed by Carreño Busta
- Meditts – Pablo also used to endorse the brand of healthy snacks.
- Pablo is an ardent fan of the Spanish football club Sporting De Gijon. He posts quite regularly about them on his social media channels and also occasionally attends their matches.
- When growing up, Pablo idolized former world no. 1, Juan Carlos Ferrero. In 2004, he also shared a picture of himself and Ferrero on instagram, during a trophy ceremony.