David Ferrer Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

David Ferrer Ern

Nick Name

David

David Ferrer of Spain returns the ball against Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic during the final of the Qatar Open at the Khalifa tennis complex in Doha in 2015
David Ferrer of Spain returns the ball against Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic during the final of the Qatar Open at the Khalifa tennis complex in Doha in 2015

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Xabia, Alicante, Spain

Nationality

Spanish

Education

David went to Juan Carlos Ferrero’s Academy named, Equelite for 9 months.

During his stay at the academy, he wasn’t selected as a player who should have been sponsored by the Spanish Federation, instead the federation chose to sponsor Tommy Robredo.

Occupation

Professional tennis player

Plays

Right-handed

Turned PRO

2000

Grand Slam Results

  • US Open – Semi-finals (2007, 2012)
  • Wimbledon – Quarter-finals (2012, 2013)
  • Australian Open – Semi-finals (2011, 2013)
  • French Open – Finals (2013)

Family

  • Father – Jamier Ferrer Sapena
  • Mother – Pilar Ern Cholbi
  • Siblings – Javier Ferrer Ern (Brother)

Manager

Ferrer is signed with IMG (Sports Management Company), Barcelona, Spain

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

161 lbs or 73 kg

Girlfriend

David Ferrer dated –

  • Camille Pin (2006 – 2007) – David was in a relationship with the French female tennis player, Camille Pin for about a year from 2006 to 2007.
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova (2007) – Ferrer was in a short lived relationship with the well known Russian female tennis player, Svetlana Kuznetsova in 2007.
  • Marta Tornel (2008 – Present) – David was introduced to Marta Tornel by his past trainer, Javier Piles and his wife in 2008. The Spaniard is still dating the beautiful Marta, who works at her family’s opticians and owns a degree in optometry. He has also stated that he sees Marta Tornel as his future wife.
David Ferrer and his sweetheart Marta Tornel
David Ferrer and his sweetheart Marta Tornel

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Great athlete
  • Soft hair
  • Probably the best return shot
  • Calm and disciplined
  • Very competitive
  • Humble and shy person

Measurements

Ferrer’s body specifications like chest, arms and waist sizes are not known.

David Ferrer celebrating his tournament winning victory over Tomáš Berdych at Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2015
David Ferrer celebrating his tournament winning victory over Tomáš Berdych at Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2015

Shoe Size

9.5 (US) or 9 (UK) or 43 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

David has signed endorsement contracts with Samsung, Lotto and Bovet Watches.

Religion

David’s religious beliefs are not known.

Best Known For

David Ferrer is best known for being the three times champion of Davis Cup with the national tennis team of Spain (2008, 2009, 2011).

Along with Rafael Nadal, David is considered to be one of the best Spanish tennis players who has played during the last decade.

First Film

David hasn’t appeared in a movie yet.

Personal Trainer

During his career, Ferrer had been coached by three trainers, starting from Javier Piles (2000 – 2013), Jose Francisco Altur (2014) and Paco Fogues (2014 – Present).

You can check how David prepares for his matches through this video –

 

You may also want to check what David has to say about the importance of the fitness when it comes to its relation to tennis –

 

David Ferrer Favorite Things

Source – Wikipedia
David Ferrer poses with the trophy after beating Czech player Tomas Berdych in the final of the Qatar Open at the Khalifa Tennis Complex in Doha in 2015
David Ferrer poses with the trophy after beating Czech player Tomas Berdych in the final of the Qatar Open at the Khalifa Tennis Complex in Doha in 2015

David Ferrer Facts

  1. At the age of 13, David relocated to Gandia and after two years he moved to Barcelona.
  2. He is a huge supporter of the well known football club, Barcelona.
  3. He loves to play basketball.
  4. Ferrer won his first career Challenger title in Sopot.
  5. Roger Federer considers David as the best returner from all men’s tennis players. At the same time, Darren Cahill also believes that Ferrer and Novak Djokovic are the best returners who have ever played men’s tennis.
  6. Ferrer keeps each and every book, he reads.
  7. When David was a teenager, his trainer Javier Piles had put him in a cabinet (2m x 2m) for couple of hours because he wasn’t practicing hard enough. He was giving David little water and only a piece of bread. After the incident, Ferrer went on to work on a construction site and was about to completely leave tennis. However, after a week, he returned back to Javier and asked him if he can continue to play tennis at his club.
  8. He is not a great net player.
  9. Follow Ferrer on his Twitter.

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