A Brief Biography
Marc López i Tarrés is a professional male tennis player from Spain, who started playing tennis at the age of 8 years old and became professional in 1999. The right-handed player\'s profile reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 106 (May 2004) and World No. 3 in doubles. Although in his beginnings López did not achieve very good results playing doubles, in the last years he has won several doubles titles in Challengers and his best performance in an ATP tournament was in this modality. In April, 2008 in Barcelona, López beat #141 Yuri Schukin to qualify into the ATP main draw, where he beat #68 Ivo Minář before losing to #37 Juan Ignacio Chela. In May, he made the main draw of the 2008 French Open as a Lucky Loser after beating #124 Andreas Beck. At the BNP Paribas Masters in Indian Wells, CA, Marc along with fellow Spaniard, Rafael Nadal, won the doubles final 6-2, 7-6(3). They defeated Americans John Isner and Sam Querrey.