Pere Riba life and biography

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Pere Riba biography

Date of birth : 1988-04-07
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Barcelona, Spain
Nationality : Spanish
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-05-30
Credited as : Professional Tennis player, ATP tour, Australian Open

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Pere Riba is a Spanish professional tennis player.


Riba competes on the ATP Challenger Tour and the ATP World Tour, both in singles and doubles. He reached his highest ATP singles ranking, No. 65, on May 16, 2011, and his highest ATP doubles ranking, No. 81, on June 7, 2010. Riba is coached by former Spanish player Jordi Arrese, and Juanse Martínez. He is the youngest Spaniard in the top 100.

Began playing at age six
Nicknamed 'El Mago'
Father, Pedro Ramon Riba Camarasa, works for TV3 in Barcelona and mother, Maria Rosa Madrid Roca, is a housewife
Younger brother, Merce, is a student
Speaks Spanish, Italian and English
Supports Real Zaragoza
Considers forehand best shot, clay his best surface and favorite tournaments are Roland Garros and Madrid*
Future goal is to break into Top 10
Favorite tennis memory was his victory in Davis Cup juniors in 2004
Trains in home town of Barcelona with countrymen and former ATP pros David De Miguel and Jordi Arrese
Physical trainer is Jose Mestre Salvat.

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