Juan Sebastián Cabal

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Juan Sebastián Cabal
Cabal MA14 (14239684330).jpg
Country (sports)  Colombia
Residence Cali, Colombia
Born (1986-04-25) 25 April 1986 (age 32)
Cali, Colombia[1]
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$2,188,268
Singles
Career record 7–4 (ATP Tour and Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 184 (28 February 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2011, 2012)
French Open Q2 (2011)
Wimbledon Q1 (2011)
US Open Q1 (2010, 2011)
Doubles
Career record 234–152 (ATP Tour and Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 12
Highest ranking No. 9 (28 May 2018)
Current ranking No. 9 (28 May 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open F (2018)
French Open F (2011)
Wimbledon 3R (2011, 2013, 2014)
US Open 3R (2017)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open W (2017)
French Open QF (2013, 2018)
Wimbledon QF (2016)
US Open QF (2015, 2017)
Last updated on: 30 May 2018.

Juan Sebastián Cabal (Spanish pronunciation: [xwan seβasˈtjaŋ kaˈβal];[a] born 25 April 1986)[1] is a Colombian professional tennis player. His highest doubles ranking is World No. 9 and World No. 184 in singles. The latter he attained in February 2011 after reaching the final at the challenger of Medellin and Manizales and Futures semifinals in Cali and Bogotá challenger; in 2017 he won the Australian Open Mixed Doubles partnering Abigail Spears of the USA.

ATP Tour[edit]

The year 2011 is considered as his ATP Tournament and Grand Slam debut, also considered the best year for his performance in the French Open Doubles with Argentine Eduardo Schwank making history for Colombian Tennis, as they defeated the number 1 ranked couple in the semifinals, brothers Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan with partials 7–6 (4), 6–3 and losing the final to Daniel Nestor and Max Mirnyi.

In his second Gram Slam tournament, Wimbledon, he debuted in First Round with fellow countryman Robert Farah. They defeated the pair consisting of Pakistani Aisam Qureshi (8 in doubles) and India's Rohan Bopanna (9 in the world), who were ranked number 5 in the world, with partials 2–6, 6–2 and 21–19. in Second Round they lost in three sets to the couple formed by American Michael Russell and Mikhail Kukushkin Kazakhstan, with partials 6–4, 6–2, 6–3. He finished 2011 ranked 25 in the world largely thanks to his French Open run.

In the 2013 Australian Open, he formed a couple with Robert Farah and reached the quarterfinals; in 2013 they also reached the final in an ATP250 event in Nice. He finished the year ranked 43 in the world.

In 2014 Cabal and Farah reached 6 ATP finals, winning titles at the ATP500 Rio Open and the ATP250 Winston-Salem Open, they also reached the final of the ATP1000 event in Miami where they lost to Bob and Mike Bryan. He also reached a 7th final partnering Nicolas Barrientos in his home country's ATP250 event in Bogota, he finished the year ranked 22 in the world.

In 2015, Cabal and Farah added a further two titles winning the Brasil Open and the Geneva Open and reaching another 3 finals; in February he reached a career-high ranking of 18 in the world. In grand slams the pair struggled reaching the 2nd round in Australia, Wimbledon and the US, and losing in the 1st round at the French Open, he finished the year ranked 25 in the world.

2016 was the pair's most successful year in terms of the number of titles they won, as they took 4. At the Australian Open they had their best grand slam result of the year, reaching the 3rd round; in February they won 2 events in South America, the Argentina Open in Buenos Aires and the Rio Open in Brazil. In May they reached the final in Munich and then won the ATP250 event in Nice for a second time in their careers, they finished the season by winning the Kremlin Cup in Moscow. Cabal finished the season ranked 30 in the world.

Cabal and Farah started the year by once again reaching the 3rd round at the Australian Open, they then returned to South America, defending their title at the Argentina Open and reaching the final again in Rio. They then won the ATP250 event in Munich, he then reached his first grand slam semi final since 2011 at the French Open with Farah, where they lost to Michael Venus and Ryan Harrison.

In May of 2018, Cabal and Farah won their first Masters 1000 title against Pablo Carreño Busta and João Sousa, with the win, Cabal reached the Top-10 for the first time in his career.

Major finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (0–2)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2011 French Open Clay Argentina Eduardo Schwank Belarus Max Mirnyi
Canada Daniel Nestor
6–7(3–7), 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 2018 Australian Open Hard Colombia Robert Farah Austria Oliver Marach
Croatia Mate Pavić
4–6, 4–6

Mixed Doubles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 2017 Australian Open Hard United States Abigail Spears Croatia Ivan Dodig
India Sania Mirza
6–2, 6–4

Masters 1000 finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2014 Miami Hard Colombia Robert Farah United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
6–7(8–10), 4–6
Winner 2018 Italian Open Clay Colombia Robert Farah Spain Pablo Carreño Busta
Portugal João Sousa
3–6, 6–4, [10–4]

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 29 (12 titles, 17 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–2)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (1–1)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (2–3)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (9–11)
Titles by surface
Hard (3–5)
Clay (9–11)
Grass (0–1)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (10–16)
Indoor (2–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jun 2011 French Open, France Grand Slam Clay Argentina Eduardo Schwank Belarus Max Mirnyi
Canada Daniel Nestor
6–7(3–7), 6–3, 4–6
Loss 0–2 Jun 2012 Rosmalen Grass Court Championships, Netherlands 250 Series Grass Russia Dmitry Tursunov Sweden Robert Lindstedt
Romania Horia Tecău
3–6, 6–7(1–7)
Loss 0–3 May 2013 Open de Nice Côte d'Azur, France 250 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah Sweden Johan Brunström
South Africa Raven Klaasen
3–6, 2–6
Loss 0–4 Jan 2014 Brisbane International, Australia 250 Series Hard Colombia Robert Farah Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Canada Daniel Nestor
7–6(7–4), 4–6, [7–10]
Loss 0–5 Feb 2014 Chile Open, Chile 250 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah Austria Oliver Marach
Romania Florin Mergea
3–6 4–6
Win 1–5 Feb 2014 Rio Open, Brazil 500 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah Spain David Marrero
Brazil Marcelo Melo
6–4, 6–2
Loss 1–6 Mar 2014 Brasil Open, Brazil 250 Series Clay (i) Colombia Robert Farah Spain Guillermo García-López
Austria Philipp Oswald
7–5, 4–6, [13–15]
Loss 1–7 Mar 2014 Miami Open, United States Masters 1000 Hard Colombia Robert Farah United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
6–7(8–10), 4–6
Loss 1–8 Jul 2014 Colombia Open, Columbia 250 Series Hard Colombia Nicolás Barrientos Australia Sam Groth
Australia Chris Guccione
6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–3), [9–11]
Win 2–8 Aug 2014 Winston-Salem Open, United States 250 Series Hard Colombia Robert Farah United Kingdom Jamie Murray
Australia John Peers
6–3, 6–4
Win 3–8 Feb 2015 Brasil Open, Brazil 250 Series Clay (i) Colombia Robert Farah Italy Paolo Lorenzi
Argentina Diego Schwartzman
6–4, 6–2
Win 4–8 May 2015 Geneva Open, Switaerland 250 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah South Africa Raven Klaasen
Chinese Taipei Lu Yen-hsun
7–5, 4–6, [10–7]
Loss 4–9 Jul 2015 Swedish Open, Sweden 250 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah France Jérémy Chardy
Poland Łukasz Kubot
7–6(8–6), 3–6, [8–10]
Loss 4–10 Aug 2015 German Open, Germany 500 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah United Kingdom Jamie Murray
Australia John Peers
6–2, 3–6, [8–10]
Loss 4–11 Oct 2015 Japan Open, Japan 500 Series Hard Colombia Robert Farah South Africa Raven Klaasen
Brazil Marcelo Melo
6–7(5–7), 6–3, [7–10]
Win 5–11 Feb 2016 Argentina Open, Argentina 250 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah Spain Íñigo Cervantes
Italy Paolo Lorenzi
6–3, 6–0
Win 6–11 Feb 2016 Rio Open, Brazil (2) 500 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah Spain Pablo Carreño Busta
Spain David Marrero
7–6(7–5), 6–1
Loss 6–12 May 2016 Bavarian International, Germany 250 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah Finland Henri Kontinen
Australia John Peers
3–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Win 7–12 May 2016 Open de Nice Côte d'Azur, France 250 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah Croatia Mate Pavić
New Zealand Michael Venus
4–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Win 8–12 Oct 2016 Kremlin Cup, Russia 250 Series Hard (i) Colombia Robert Farah Austria Julian Knowle
Austria Jürgen Melzer
7–5, 4–6, [10–5]
Win 9–12 Feb 2017 Argentina Open, Argentina (2) 250 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah Mexico Santiago González
Spain David Marrero
6–1, 6–4
Loss 9–13 Feb 2017 Rio Open, Brazil 500 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah Spain Pablo Carreño Busta
Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
4–6, 7–5, [8–10]
Loss 9–14 Apr 2017 Hungarian Open, Hungary 250 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah United States Brian Baker
Croatia Nikola Mektić
6–7(2–7), 4–6
Win 10–14 May 2017 Bavarian International, Germany 250 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah France Jérémy Chardy
France Fabrice Martin
6–3, 6–3
Loss 10–15 May 2017 Geneva Open, Switaerland 250 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
Romania Horia Tecău
6–2, 6–7(9–11), [6–10]
Win 11–15 Aug 2017 Los Cabos Open, Mexico 250 Series Hard Philippines Treat Huey Peru Sergio Galdós
Venezuela Roberto Maytín
6–2, 6–3
Loss 11–16 Jan 2018 Australian Open, Australia Grand Slam Hard Colombia Robert Farah Austria Oliver Marach
Croatia Mate Pavić
4–6, 4–6
Loss 11–17 Feb 2018 Argentina Open, Argentina 250 Series Clay Colombia Robert Farah Argentina Andrés Molteni
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
3–6, 7–5, [3–10]
Win 12–17 May 2018 Italian Open, Italy Masters 1000 Clay Colombia Robert Farah Spain Pablo Carreño Busta
Portugal João Sousa
3–6, 6–4, [10–4]

Doubles Performance Timeline[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Current through 2018 Italian Open.

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A 2R QF 1R 2R 3R 3R F 0 / 7 14–7
French Open A A A F 3R 3R 1R 1R 1R SF 0 / 7 13–7
Wimbledon A A A 3R 1R 3R 3R 2R 2R 2R 0 / 7 9–7
US Open A A A 2R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 3R 0 / 7 5–7
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 8–3 3–4 7–4 3–4 3–4 3–4 9–4 5-1 0 / 28 41–28
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A 1R 2R A 2R 1R A 1R 0 / 5 2–5
Miami Masters A A A A QF 1R F 2R A 1R 1R 0 / 6 7–6
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A 2R A 2R 1R SF A QF 0 / 5 7–5
Madrid Masters A A A A 2R A SF QF 1R 2R SF 0 / 6 10–6
Rome Masters A A A A 2R A 1R QF 1R A W 1 / 5 7–4
Canada Masters A A A A A A 1R A A 2R 0 / 2 1–2
Cincinnati Masters A A A SF 2R A 2R 2R A 2R 0 / 5 7–5
Shanghai Masters NH A A A A A QF QF 2R 2R 0 / 4 6–4
Paris Masters A A A A A A 2R 2R 1R 2R 0 / 4 3–4
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–1 6–6 1–2 11–7 10–8 4–6 5–6 8–4 1 / 35 50–41
National representation
Summer Olympics A Not Held 1R Not Held 2R NH 0 / 2 1–2
Davis Cup Z1 Z1 Z1 Z1 Z1 PO PO PO Z1 PO 0 / 0 9–6
Win–Loss 0–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 1–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–2 1–0 0 / 2 10–8
Career statistics
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 1 2 / 7 2 / 5 4 / 5 2 / 5 1 / 2 11 / 26
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 1–1 0–1 12–5 24–22 21–21 42–26 39–25 32–21 27–10 13–5 206–136
Year-end ranking 194 221 142 25 46 43 22 25 30 23 60%

Mixed doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 1R 1R A QF 1R W QF 1 / 5 9–5
French Open A 1R QF 2R 1R 1R 2R 0 / 6 4–6
Wimbledon 1R 1R 1R 2R 3R QF 3R 0 / 7 8–7
US Open A A A 1R QF 1R QF 0 / 4 4–5
Win–Loss 0–1 0–3 2–3 2-3 6-4 3-4 8-2 2-1 1–22 23–22
* Statistics correct as of 26 June 2013.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In isolation, Sebastián is pronounced [seβasˈtjan].

References[edit]

External links[edit]