David Ferrer Em was born on 2 April 1982, in Xabia, Alicante, Spain,and is a professional tennis player, best known to be a three time Davis Cup champion. He’s also won tournaments at all levels except for a grand slam. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is David Ferrer? As of late-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $10 million, mostly earned through a successful career in professional tennis. He is ranked as the all-time 7th highest in terms of career prize money earnings. He also holds the distinction of winning the most matches on the ATP tour without winning a Grand Slam. As he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.
David Ferrer Net Worth $10 million
At the age of 15, Ferrer moved to Barcelona to attend the Catalan Tennis Federation. He then spent nine months at Juan Carlos Ferrero’s Academy before moving back to his hometown in Xabia. According to reports, he was difficult to teach when he was a teenager but eventually started to develop the willingness to learn. He became professional in 2000, and finished the year ranked 419 in the world. He won at the Poland F1 and Spain F3, however, in the next year wasn’t outstanding. Eventually, he would win the Challenger title in Sopot and continue achieving high placements in tournaments.
In 2002, David started to consistently appear in Challenger and ATP tournaments. He won his first ATP title in Bucharest, and would win Challenger titles in Sassuolo, Valencia, and Naples. The following year, he defeated Andre Agassi at the Rome Masters and would then appear in all four Grand Slam tournaments, ending the year ranked 71 in the world. In 2004, he would appear in the quarterfinals and semi-finals of several tournaments, lifting his ranking to 49. He continued making appearances in the Masters Series events, compiling a 20-9 record. He also competed in doubles, winning his two ATP titles, and earning a career high $951,772, increasing his net worth significantly.
In 2006, Ferrer broke into the top 10 ATP rankings for the first time and would make a personal-best fourth round appearance during the Australian Open. He remained in the top 10 for five weeks, defeating players such as Andy Roddick and Mario Ancic. He would win his second career ATP title in Stuttgart with the match lasting five hours. Eventually, he finished the year ranked number 14 and placed in the top 15 for his second consecutive year. He would then win at Auckland the next year and would gain the fourth title of his career at the Swedish Open. He would then get upset wins against David Nalbandian and Rafael Nadal, and also reached his first Grand Slam semi-final this year, which helped him reach number eight in the rankings. At the end of the year, he was ranked number five thanks to his performance at the Tennis Masters Cup.
David would continue to win various titles over the next five years, starting with the Davis Cup title in 2008. He also represented Spain during the 2008 Summer Olympics. He won another Davis Cup title in 2009 and would reach his first Masters 1000 final the following year.
He continued to make a lot of achievements and high placements, constantly increasing his net worth. In 2011, he would gain his third Davis Cup and would become the runner up for two Masters 1000 tournaments, and reached the semi-final of the Australian Open. Eventually, his efforts would pay off with his first Masters 1000 win in 2012. The following year, he would reach the top three in rankings, and his first Grand Slam final at the French Open. Since then, David has struggled, though has appeared in most tournaments with better form.
For his personal life, it is known that David married long-time girlfriend Marta Tornel in 2015. He is an avid reader, often reading books of Ildefonso Falcones and Arturo Perez-Reverte. He also supports FC Barcelona.
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