|Birthdate||2 April, 1982|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Tournament Entry Ranking||5|
|Highest Singles Ranking||4 (February 25, 2008)|
|Career Singles Titles||18|
David Ferrer's 2012 was of career highs. Seven titles. 76 total wins. First Masters Series win. 6-0 in Davis Cup play.
Our three-time champ is back to defend his title and he'll have deserved his offseason after winning more titles and singles matches than any other player on the ATP World Tour.
His victories were in Auckland, Buenos Aires, Acapulco, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Bastad, Valencia and Paris. He also reached the final in Barcelona.
In the grand slams, Ferrer made two semifinals and two quarterfinals. He reached the semifinals in both the French Open (losing to seven-time champ Rafael Nadal) and the US Open, where he lost to Novak Djokovic.
Ferrer won titles in 2012 on four surfaces: hard, clay, grass and indoor.
The Spaniard led Spain to the Davis Cup final, winning all six of his singles matches in 2012.
This is Ferrer's 9th appearance at the Heineken Open.