Five-time singles ATP career titleholder and two-time doubles ATP career titleholder.
He started playing tennis when he was six years old at Club de Tenis San Carles de la Rapita.
Besides tennis, he loved techno music and action movies.
He grew up with one older brother, Jonathan, and one younger brother, Fran.
He played his fellow countryman, Rafael Nadal, in Acapulco, Mexico, in 2005; however, he ended up being just a runner-up.