Granollers/Lopez: Did You Know?
Full name is Marcel Granollers Pujol...Began playing at age five...Father, Javier, is a commercial director and mother Montse, is a teacher... Also has a younger brother, Gerard, who also plays professional tennis on the ATP World Tour...Speaks Spanish and English...Enjoys football and supports R.C.D. Espanyol...Played his only junior Grand Slam tournament at Roland Garros in 2004 and captured doubles title (w/Andujar)...Considers clay his favourite surface...Physical trainer is Sergi Valldaura.
Began playing tennis aged eight with his older brother Raul, who went on to become a tennis coach with Catalan Tennis Federation…Mother, Pilar…Nicknamed “Bolet”…Enjoys playing golf, paddle tennis, surfing, listening to music and going to movies…Says if he wasn’t a tennis player he would like to be a golfer. Idol growing up was Tiger Woods…Big fan of football team F.C. Barcelona and singer Neyo…Speaks Spanish, Catalan, Italian and some English…Favourite tournaments are Indian Wells and Barcelona…Considers clay his favourite surface and forehand his best shot…Best memory in tennis is winning doubles title at 2012 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London…Practices at R.C.T Barcelona…Fitness trainer is Jordi Pratdesaba (since 2010).