Tommy Robredo Garcés is a Spanish professional tennis player. His career-high singles ranking is world No,5, which he reached in August 2006 as a result of winning the Hamburg Masters earlier in the year. Robredo reached quarterfinals in seven Grand Slam singles tournaments, and was semifinalist at three editions of the US Open doubles, in ATP Masters he reached semifinals at the 2004 and 2006 Cincinnati Masters. He turned professional in 1998 and was coached by José Manuel Pepo Clavet and is now coached by Karim Perona, Robredo considers his forehand to be his best shot, and red clay is his favorite surface. Robredo began playing regularly when he was five and his family moved to Olot. He was coached by his father until 1996 when he joined the Spanish Tennis Federation at the Centre dAlt Rendiment, as a junior player, Robredo won the Junior Orange Bowl 16–Under in both singles and doubles in 1998. As a professional he made the singles and doubles finals of a Futures-level event, in 1999 he made the semifinals of the boys event at the French Open and won a Futures tournament in singles as well as another in doubles. In 2000 Robredo reached the singles and doubles finals of the event at Roland Garros, losing to Paul-Henri Mathieu in singles. He also won the doubles title at the Australian Open. Robredo began the year with a final at a Challenger event in Bartella and he then eventually won two Challenger events in Espinho, Portugal defeating Jimy Szymanski and in Seville, Spain defeating Óscar Serrano. He made his debut at the Australian Open but lost to eventual runner-up. He then fell early at the Chevrolet Cup and the Copa AT&T and he then reached his first slam final at the Grand Prix Hassan II losing to Guillermo Cañas 5–7, 2–6 in the final, the result pushed him inside the top 100 for the first time. He backed it up with a round appearance at the Open SEAT Godó after defeating his first top 20 player in then world no.13 Sébastien Grosjean before losing to Michel Kratochvil. He played in Spain again at the Majorca Open reaching the second round and he then backed it up with a semifinal showing at the Heineken Trophy losing to Guillermo Cañas. At the slam of Wimbledon, he reached the second round and he then went back to clay, reaching the quarterfinals of the Telenordia Swedish Open and third round of the Mercedes Cup. At the Idea Prokom Open, he was able to win his first title of the year defeating compatriot Albert Portas 1–6, 7–5 and he then fell early at the RCA Championships and Legg Mason Tennis Classic. At the US Open, he earn his first top ten win defeating world number five Juan Carlos Ferrero in a five setter 7–6, 4–6, 6–4. He followed it up with a semifinal at the Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia, HE ended the year with a four match losing streak, in the second round of the CA-TennisTrophy, and the first rounds of Stuttgart Masters, Davidoff Swiss Indoors, and Paris Masters
Robredo at 2013 Roland Garros
Robredo at the Australian Open
Robredo reaches the quarterfinal of the Australian Open.