Feliciano Lopez Net Worth 2024, Biography, Age, Height

By Alice Moreno

Feliciano Lopez is a renowned name in the tennis world, with a career that spanned from 1997 to 2023. He retired at 42 after a final match in Mallorca, Spain. Over his career, he amassed 13 ATP tour titles—7 in singles and 6 in doubles. His highest rankings were World No.12 in singles and No.9 in doubles. He won the French Open men’s doubles in 2016. 

Lopez also shone in team events, contributing to Spain’s Davis Cup victories four times.

Off the tennis court, Lopez wears multiple hats. He is the Tournament Director of the ATP 100 Madrid Masters. Besides, Lopez has worked as a model for brands like Hugo Boss and Elle. Currently, he endorses products from Braun and L’Oréal. 

Financially, Lopez has done well for himself. As of 2023, his estimated net worth stands at $20 million. This wealth reflects his success in tennis and his ventures outside the sport. Overall, Feliciano Lopez leaves a rich legacy in sports and business.

Quick Facts About Feliciano Lopez

NameFeliciano Lopez
Full NameFeliciano Lopez Diaz-Guerra
Age42 (1981.09.20)
Weight194 lbs (88kg)
Height6’2″ (188cm)
BirthplaceToledo, Spain
ProfessionSpanish Tennis Player (retd. 2023)
Singles Rank460
Turned Pro1997
PlaysLeft-Handed, One-Handed Backhand
Singles Career High12 (2015.03.02)
Doubles Career High9 (2016.11.07)
Retired2023
Net Worth$20 million
Prize Money Singles & Doubles Combined$18,706,677
EndorsementsNike, Hugo Boss, Elle, Braun, L’Oréal, Ellesse, Joma
FatherFeliciano Lopez Sr
MotherBelen Diaz-Guerra
BrotherVictor Lopez
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseSandra Gago

Feliciano Lopez Biography

Feliciano López Díaz-Guerra was born on September 20, 1981, in Toledo, Spain. He is 6’2″ tall and weighs 194 lbs. His father is Feliciano Lopez Sr, and his mother is Belen Diaz-Guerra. He turned pro in tennis in 1997 and retired in 2023. His career bests are World No.12 in singles and No.9 in doubles. He’s known for his unique style, playing left-handed with a one-handed backhand.

Lopez had many career highlights, including a French Open doubles win in 2016. He’s also known for defeating top-ranked players like Nadal and Djokovic. In 2019, at 37, he won singles and doubles titles at the London/Queen’s Club. This made him the oldest player to do so since 1975. 

Off the court, Lopez has a net worth of $20 million. He has had endorsements from various brands, adding to his success. He’s married to Sandra Gago and has transitioned to being a tournament director in his retirement. Feliciano Lopez has left a notable mark in the tennis world and beyond.

Feliciano Lopez Career

Feliciano Lopez Career

Feliciano Lopez started his pro tennis career in 1997, losing in the second round to Dušan Vemić in Mallorca. The following year, he debuted in the ATP but lost to Jiří Novák. He then focused on the Challenger and Futures circuits, making quarterfinals in Spain F7 and F8. 

In 1999, Lopez won his first Futures event, beating Pedro Canovas, and also reached another final, where he lost to Réginald Willems.

In 2000, Feliciano Lopez played his second ATP event at the Estoril Open but lost to Juan Antonio Marín. His Challenger circuit performance was average, reaching only two quarterfinals. 

2001 was a turnaround year for him. He won his second Futures event in France F3 by defeating Juan Antonio Marín and made it to the final in Maia, losing to Jarkko Nieminen. 

He recorded his first ATP win at the 2001 Chevrolet Cup against Adrián García but lost in the quarterfinal to Guillermo Coria. He also debuted at the 2001 French Open, losing to Carlos Moyá.

In 2002, Feliciano Lopez competed regularly on the ATP circuit and made significant strides. He reached his first semi-final at the ATP Buenos Aires, losing to Nicolás Massú. A quarterfinal appearance at the Delray Beach Championships followed, where he lost to Antony Dupuis. He won his first Grand Slam match at the French Open but lost to Tommy Haas. 

He reached the fourth round at Wimbledon, beating top-20 player Guillermo Cañas in a 3-hour, 40-minute match. He made his US Open debut, defeating André Sá before losing to Gastón Gaudio. He beat Marat Safin in Tokyo, marking his first win over a top-5 player. 

He also played in the Madrid Masters, losing to Andre Agassi. Lopez ended the year ranked 62, his first time in the top 100.

In 2003, He started with early exits in Doha and Auckland but reached the third round of his Australian Open debut, losing to Younes El Aynaoui. After some poor performances, he made the quarterfinals in Dubai and Estoril. 

At Wimbledon, he reached the fourth round but lost to Roger Federer. He hit two semi-finals in Stuttgart and Kitzbühel, both times losing to Guillermo Coria. A quarterfinal run at the Canada Masters ended with a loss to David Nalbandian. Despite some early exits, he made it to the quarterfinals in Vienna, Madrid, and Basel. He ended the year with a loss to Guillermo Coria at the Paris Masters, finishing the year ranked 28.

In 2004, Feliciano Lopez began with a 1-3 record, including a first-round loss at the Australian Open. However, he reached his first final in Dubai, losing to Roger Federer. He made it to the second rounds of several Masters events and reached the fourth round of the French Open, his best performance there, but lost to Gustavo Kuerten. 

At Wimbledon, he fell in the third round to Ivo Karlović. Lopez reached the quarterfinals in Kitzbühel but lost to Fernando Verdasco. He made it to the third round in the US Open, losing to Lleyton Hewitt. The year’s highlight was his first title win at the Bank Austria-Tennis Trophy, beating Guillermo Cañas. He ended the year ranked 24.

In 2005, Feliciano Lopez started with quarterfinal runs in Qatar and Sydney, losing to Roger Federer and Radek Štěpánek, respectively. At the Australian Open, he reached the third round in a four-hour match against Joachim Johansson. This pushed him to world no. 20. He reached the semi-finals of the Open 13 but lost again to Johansson. 

In Indian Wells and Estoril, he made it to the third round and quarterfinals, losing to Fabrice Santoro and Gastón Gaudio. His Wimbledon run was notable, reaching his first Grand Slam quarterfinal but losing to Lleyton Hewitt. He also reached the quarterfinals in Kitzbühel and lost his third final at the Pilot Pen Tennis to James Blake. He ended the year with a quarterfinal appearance in Vienna and a world ranking 34.

In 2006, he reached the third round of the Australian Open, losing to Ivan Ljubičić. A similar result came at the Nottingham Open, where he lost to Jonas Björkman. He made it to the final of the Allianz Suisse Open but lost to Richard Gasquet. He reached the third round at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic and lost to Andy Murray

He also made the quarterfinals at the Thailand Open but lost to Jarkko Nieminen. These performances led to a drop in his ranking, ending the year at world no. 81, down 47 spots from the previous year.

In 2007, Feliciano Lopez started with a 2-5 record in early tournaments. His notable wins were in the Australian Open and the SAP Open. He reached the quarterfinals at the Tennis Channel Open but lost to Lleyton Hewitt. He made the fourth round in Miami, losing to Novak Djokovic

After a few losses, he had a memorable win at Wimbledon against Tim Henman before losing to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. A semi-final appearance at the Mercedes Cup ended with a loss to Rafael Nadal. At the US Open, he lost to Roger Federer in the fourth round. He hit three consecutive quarterfinals in Japan, Vienna, and Madrid, losing to David Ferrer, Stanislas Wawrinka, and Roger Federer, respectively. He finished the year ranked 35.

In 2008, He reached the Dubai finals, losing to Andy Roddick and the third round in Miami, losing to Dmitry Tursunov. Despite early exits in several Masters events, he made it to the third round of the Torneo Godó, losing to Rafael Nadal. After first-round losses at the French Open and Queen’s Club, he reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals but lost to Marat Safin. 

Post-Wimbledon, he had only two wins but rebounded with semi-final appearances in Vienna and Basel, losing to Philipp Petzschner and Roger Federer. He also made the Madrid quarterfinals, losing to Nadal. A highlight was helping Spain win the Davis Cup, beating Juan Martín del Potro. He ended the year ranked 31.

In 2009, Feliciano Lopez had a challenging start with first-round exits in Auckland, the Australian Open, and Rotterdam, losing to Jarkko Nieminen, Gilles Müller, and Julien Benneteau, respectively. A quarterfinal run in the Open 13 ended with a loss to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Amidst a series of eight straight main-draw losses, he managed to win the Open Castilla y León Challenger event, defeating Adrian Mannarino in the final. 

He reached his first Master Series semi-final at the Shanghai Masters, beating David Ferrer, Jürgen Melzer, and Robin Söderling. However, he had to retire against Rafael Nadal due to injury. Despite struggles on the ATP tour, Lopez was instrumental in Spain’s 2009 Davis Cup win, contributing key doubles wins.

In 2010, He started with a first-round loss in Sydney to Richard Gasquet but rebounded to reach the third round of the Australian Open, where he lost to Andy Roddick. He clinched the SA Tennis Open title, defeating players like Benjamin Balleret, Blaž Kavčič, Rajeev Ram, and top seed Gaël Monfils before beating Stéphane Robert in the final. This was his second ATP title, ending a 5.5-year drought.

However, he faced first-round exits in Rotterdam and Dubai. In Indian Wells and Miami, he reached the third rounds, losing to Robin Söderling and Mardy Fish, respectively. During the clay season, he lost early in Monte Carlo but reached the third round in Barcelona and the quarterfinals in Rome, losing to Robin Söderling and Ernests Gulbis. 

On the grass at the Aegon Championships, he defeated Grigor Dimitrov and stunned top seed Rafael Nadal to reach the semi-finals, eventually losing to Mardy Fish. At Wimbledon, he reached the third round but was beaten by Jürgen Melzer. His run at the US Open took him to the fourth round, where he lost to eventual champion Rafael Nadal. 

In 2011, Feliciano Lopez had early losses in Brisbane and Sydney. He was upset in the second round of the Australian Open by Bernard Tomic and in the first round of the SA Tennis Open by Frank Dancevic. He also had second-round exits in Rotterdam and Dubai.

His performance improved when he reached his first quarterfinal of the year at the Barcelona Open, losing to Ivan Dodig. He made it to the final of the Serbia Open but lost to Novak Djokovic. At the Madrid Open, he had a memorable match against Roger Federer. He reached the third round in Rome but lost to Rafael Nadal. His run at the French Open ended in the first round, losing again to Federer.

Feliciano Lopez started grass-court season lost in the second round of the 2011 Aegon Open to Andy Roddick but shone at Wimbledon. He defeated Michael Berrer, Rainer Schüttler, and Andy Roddick to reach the fourth round, where he came back from two sets down to beat Łukasz Kubot. He lost to Andy Murray in the quarterfinals. In Davis Cup action, he beat Mardy Fish to help Spain, which eventually won the title against Argentina.

On the hard courts, Lopez reached the quarterfinals of the Suisse Open, losing to Nicolás Almagro. Despite a first-round win over Juan Carlos Ferrero, he lost in the second rounds of the Rogers Cup to Mardy Fish and the Western & Southern Open to Philipp Kohlschreiber. He reached the third round of the US Open, losing again to Murray. His standout performance came at the Shanghai Masters, where he beat notable players like Janko Tipsarević and Tomáš Berdych before losing in the semi-finals to David Ferrer.

In 2012, He started the year with a second-round loss in Sydney to Julien Benneteau. At the Australian Open, he defeated John Isner but lost to Rafael Nadal in the fourth round. He reached the semi-finals in Houston, losing to Isner, and the quarterfinals in Barcelona and Munich, falling to David Ferrer and Philipp Kohlschreiber, respectively. After a disappointing first-round exit at Wimbledon to Jarkko Nieminen, he made the quarterfinals in Gstaad but lost to Thomaz Bellucci.

In the 2012 Olympics, he defeated Dmitry Tursunov and Juan Mónaco but lost to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. At the US Open, he won against Robin Haase and Pablo Andújar but was beaten by Andy Murray in the third round. 

He defeated Ryan Harrison and Sam Querrey in Beijing before retiring against Tsonga. Finally, he beat Kohlschreiber in Shanghai but lost to Novak Djokovic in the subsequent round.

In 2013, Feliciano Lopez started the year in Sydney, beating Jérémy Chardy but losing to Kevin Anderson in the second round. At the Australian Open, he was defeated in straight sets by Radek Štěpánek in the second round. Lopez found better form in Memphis, reaching the final but losing to Kei Nishikori

He made it to the third round at the French Open, only to lose to fellow Spaniard and eventual finalist David Ferrer. Ahead of Wimbledon, Lopez claimed his first grass-court title by defeating Gilles Simon in the final of the Aegon International in Eastbourne.

In 2014, Feliciano Lopez had a strong grass-court season. He reached the Aegon Championships final, narrowly losing to Grigor Dimitrov despite having a championship point. 

He then defended his Aegon International title by beating Richard Gasquet. At Wimbledon, he advanced to the fourth round, defeating Yūichi Sugita, Ante Pavić, and John Isner, but lost to Stan Wawrinka despite having set points in the second set.

On the hard courts, Lopez reached the semi-finals of the Rogers Cup, beating Tomáš Berdych and Milos Raonic but losing to Roger Federer. 

At the US Open, Dominic Thiem ousted him in the third round. He had a strong run at the Shanghai Masters, defeating Rafael Nadal, John Isner, and Mikhail Youzhny, before losing to Gilles Simon in the semi-finals.

In 2015, Feliciano Lopez reached a career-high singles ranking of 12 on March 2nd. That year, he made it to the fourth round of the Australian Open, losing to Milos Raonic in a five-set thriller. He also reached the final of the inaugural Ecuador Open in Quito but was defeated by Víctor Estrella Burgos. 

Despite these strong performances, he was ousted in the first round of the French Open. Overall, 2015 was a significant year for Lopez, marked by his career-best ranking.

In 2016, Feliciano Lopez achieved a career highlight by winning the French Open doubles title with fellow Spaniard Marc López. Later in the year, he was part of a historic moment at the US Open. On September 6, Lopez and his partner Marc López defeated the Bryan brothers in the last match ever played in the old Louis Armstrong Stadium. 

They reached the semi-finals but lost to Spanish duo Pablo Carreño Busta and Guillermo García López in straight sets.

In 2017, He started by representing Spain in the Hopman Cup with Lara Arruabarrena but only advanced past the round-robin. Early exits marked his season, including a first-round loss at the Australian Open to Fabio Fognini, earning him the wooden spoon. 

He also had early exits in the Open Sud de France, the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, and the Abierto Mexicano Telcel.

However, he succeeded in June at the Queen’s Club Championships in London. He won the Men’s Singles title by defeating Marin Čilić in a thrilling match, scoring 4–6, 7–6(7–2), 7–6(10–8). This was his sixth career title and third on grass.

In 2018, Feliciano Lopez failed to get past the quarterfinals in any tournament. He faced early exits in various competitions, including losses to Jordan Thompson, Denis Istomin, Alex de Minaur, Karen Khachanov, and Grigor Dimitrov. 

His struggles extended into the clay court season, with first-round losses in all the tournaments he entered, including defeats by Thomas Fabbiano, Fernando Verdasco, Damir Džumhur, and Ivo Karlović.

However, he found a silver lining in the 2019 grass-court season. He made it to the round of 16 at Surbiton and 32 at Stuttgart. Most notably, he won the singles and doubles titles at the Queen’s Club Championships. In singles, he defeated Gilles Simon in three sets, and in doubles, he partnered with Andy Murray to win the title, beating Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury in a champion tie-break.

In 2021, Feliciano Lopez, at the Australian Open, reached the third round for the ninth time, defeating Li Tu and Lorenzo Sonego. At age 40, he became the oldest player to win a major match from two sets down since Ken Rosewall in 1974. He also set a record with his 75th consecutive Grand Slam appearance. However, he lost to seventh seed Andrey Rublev.

He lost in the first round at Wimbledon, but it marked his 77th consecutive Grand Slam appearance. He tied Roger Federer’s record for most Masters 1000 tournaments at the National Bank Open and broke it at the 2021 Indian Wells Masters.

His US Open campaign ended in the first round, dropping him out of the top 100. Despite this, he had a memorable Davis Cup, defeating world number 5 Andrey Rublev at age 40. This feat made him the second player aged 40+ in the Open Era to beat a top-5 player, joining Ken Rosewall.

In 2022, He lost in the first round of the Australian Open to John Millman, but it marked his record 79th consecutive Grand Slam appearance and 80th overall. He was just one Major away from Roger Federer’s record of 81 overall appearances. He won the Mexican Open doubles title in February, partnering with Stefanos Tsitsipas.

However, he failed to qualify for the 2022 French Open, ending his record streak of 21 consecutive appearances at this Major. Despite this, he reached the third round in doubles, partnering with Maxime Cressy

At Wimbledon, he equaled Roger Federer’s record of 81 main-draw Grand Slam appearances but lost in the first round. Due to an ATP decision not to award ranking points for Wimbledon, he fell out of the top 250.

Felician career in professional tennis. In his farewell season, he received wildcards for several tournaments. Lopez announced his retirement in 2023 after a 25-yearling the Mexican Open, where he recorded his 504th career win. 

His final tournament was the 2023 Mallorca Championships. He reached his 93rd ATP career quarterfinal and became the oldest ATP quarterfinalist since 1995. Lopez retired with a 506-490 tour-level record and ranked fourth on the all-time aces list. 

Singles Career

TournamentWin-LossBest Performance
Australian Open24–204th Round
French Open12–214th Round
Wimbledon34–20Quarterfinals
US Open28–20Quarterfinals
Overall98–81
SR (Slam Ratio)0 / 81
Win %55%

Doubles Career

TournamentWin-LossBest Performance
Australian Open15–16Quarterfinals
French Open24–14Winner (2016)
Wimbledon6–73rd Round
US Open23–15Runner-up (2017)
Overall68–52
SR (Slam Ratio)1 / 56
Win %57%

Grand Slam Finals in Doubles

  • Winner: 2016 French Open with Marc López
  • Runner-up: 2017 US Open with Marc López

Olympic Doubles

  • 4th Place: 2012 Summer Olympics with David Ferrer.

Feliciano Lopez Net Worth

Feliciano Lopez Net Worth

Feliciano López has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2023. Much of this comes from his tennis career. He has earned around $18.7 million in prize money over the years.

After retiring, López’s income depends on modeling contracts and money from sponsorships and endorsements. He also earns a good salary as a Tournament Director for an ATP event. Overall, López has multiple sources of income, contributing to his substantial net worth.

Feliciano Lopez Endorsements

Feliciano López has several endorsement deals. He is currently sponsored by Ellesse for his tennis clothing. Before Ellesse, Joma was his apparel sponsor from 2008 to 2011 and 2022 to 2023. In addition to apparel, he has a footwear deal with Nike.

Aside from sports gear, López also has other endorsements. He has deals with Braun shavers and L’Oréal products. He has appeared as a model for Hugo Boss and Elle. Despite his modeling gigs, he prefers to be recognized as a tennis player. These various endorsements add to his overall income and public profile.

Feliciano Lopez Family

Feliciano López was born in Toledo, Spain, and began playing tennis at five. His father, Feliciano Sr., is a tennis coach, which likely influenced his early start in the sport. His mother’s name is Belen. He has a brother named Victor, who became a professional tennis player. The family’s passion for tennis is evident.

Lopez is now married to model Sandra Gago. They tied the knot in September 2019. The couple welcomed their first child, a son named Dario, in 2021. 

Lopez lives with his family in Madrid when he’s not on tour. His family has been a significant part of his life, supporting him throughout his tennis career and beyond.

Feliciano Lopez Personal Life

Feliciano López has interests outside of tennis as well. He is a fan of Real Madrid football club. He also enjoys watching movies, playing games, and practicing soccer in his free time. His dream opponent in tennis is Pete Sampras, showcasing his respect for tennis legends. In 2019, he took on the role of tournament director for the Mutua Madrid Open, an event he played in from 2002 to 2018.

López significantly changed his diet by cutting soda, bread, and dairy products. This shows his dedication to staying fit and healthy. On January 1, 2023, he announced that this year would be his last season, wrapping up a 25-year career in professional tennis.

López has had ups and downs in his personal life. He was married to model Alba Carrillo from July 2015 to March 2017, but they separated in June 2016. Later, he married Sandra Gago, and they had a son named Dario in 2021.

Feliciano Lopez Philanthropy

Feliciano López is active in philanthropy, mainly through his support for the Fundación Emilio Sánchez Vicario. In 2018, he teamed up with Sanchez to start the Casper Tour. This junior tennis tour honors Casper Fernandez, a young tennis player who died from bone cancer at 16. The event aims to remember Casper and support kids in tennis.

The charity work goes beyond tennis. The Fundación Emilio Sánchez Vicario also runs the ES Forum. This forum aims to raise social awareness on different issues. It brings together people from sports, arts, and entertainment to discuss these matters. 

Conclusion

Feliciano López, commonly known as Feli, has had a remarkable tennis career over 25 years. He achieved significant milestones in singles and doubles and gained respect from the tennis world. With 506 tour-level wins, multiple titles, and a record for consecutive Grand Slam appearances, López has been one of the greatest in Spanish tennis.

In his farewell tournament at the 2023 Mallorca Championships, López received an emotional tribute from a crowd of supporters and his family. The event officially marked the end of his professional career and served as a testament to his impact on the sport. 

In short, Feli López left the courts with an impeccable resume, admired by the tennis community. As he steps back from professional play, his legacy as one of the finest representatives of Spanish tennis remains intact. With a career full of highlights and accomplishments, López will undoubtedly be remembered as one of the sport’s true greats.

FAQs

What is the net worth of Feliciano Lopez?  

As of 2023, Feliciano Lopez has an estimated net worth of $20 million.

How many times has Feliciano Lopez been married?

He has been married to Sandra Gago since September 20, 2019. He was previously married to Alba Carrillo.

Has Feliciano Lopez Retired?

Feliciano López, prominent Spanish tennis player, has announced his retirement aged 42, after 996 singles matches.

Alice Moreno
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