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Pablo Carreno Busta

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Bio Carreño Busta reached as high as No. 6 in the combined junior world rankings in February 2009.
He recently cracked the sads at the Australian Open, although his first appearance in an ATP tour tournament was in Barcelona in 2011, where he lost in the first round to Benoît Paire.
He has reached 18 singles finals competing in ITF Futures tournaments; and won eleven of these: one in 2009, one in 2010, three in 2011, and six in 2013. He also won two challenger titles from two finals in 2011, and at this point reached a career high singles ranking of no. 133. He missed the majority of the 2012 season due to injury, and underwent surgery on his back later that year. Carreño returned to action towards the latter stages of 2012, after five months of recovery, and played in four Futures tournaments to end the year, all of which were in Morocco, although he did not progress past the semi-final stage in any of the four. He ended the year with a singles ranking of No. 715.
After a strong start to the opening three months of 2013, winning 42 out of 43 matches on the ITF Circuit, Carreño Busta entered the qualification stage of the 2013 Grand Prix Hassan II in April, held in Casablanca, Morocco. He won his three qualifying matches, and then proceeded to beat first seed and two-time Grand Prix Hassan II champion, Pablo Andújar, 6–4, 2–6, 6–3. He lost in the following round to eventual runner-up, Kevin Anderson. Later on that month, Carreño Busta reached the semi-final stage of the 2013 Portugal Open, again progressing through the qualification rounds, before ultimately losing to Stanislas Wawrinka in three sets.
Carreño Busta participated in his first ever grand slam tournament when he was a qualifier at the 2013 French Open. He won his three qualification matches, before losing to Roger Federer in straight sets in the opening round.
In April 2016, Carreño Busta reached his second ATP final at ATP Estoril after defeating Benoît Paire. He was defeated in the finals by compatriot Nicolás Almagro. In August, he won his first ever ATP singles title at the Winston-Salem Open, defeating compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut in the final. This meant he also entered the top 40 of the ATP Rankings for the first time at world No. 39.
After a quarterfinal appearance in Sydney, Carreño Busta reached the third round of the Australian Open losing to Denis Istomin. He also made the semifinals of the doubles alongside Guillermo García López. In Buenos Aires, he lost to the eventual champion Alexandr Dolgopolov in straight sets in the semifinals. The following week, Carreño Busta reached his first ATP 500 final at the Rio Open, saving a match point against rising teen Casper Ruud en route before losing to Dominic Thiem. However, he won the doubles title with Pablo Cuevas. In Brasil, he fell to Cuevas, his doubles partner, the two-time defending and eventual champion in the semifinals.
At the BNP Paribas Open in March, Carreño Busta avenged his defeat to Cuevas, saving two match points in the process to advance to his first ATP Masters 1000 semifinal[30] where he lost to world No. 3 Stan Wawrinka in straight sets. As a result, he rose to a new career high of world No. 19. He received a first round bye at the Miami Open but was upset by Federico Delbonis in the second. In Spain's quarterfinal Davis Cup tie against Serbia, he lost both of his matches to Viktor Troicki in singles and to Troicki and Nenad Zimonjić in doubles.
Carreño Busta began his clay season at the Monte-Carlo Masters, where he lost to world No. 2 Novak Djokovic in three sets in the third round. He reached the same round in Barcelona, losing to lucky loser Yuichi Sugita who had defeated Tommy Robredo and Richard Gasquet in the first two rounds. After early losses in Madrid and Rome, Carreño Busta played his maiden grand slam quarterfinal at the French Open, upsetting eleventh seed Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets and fifth seed Milos Raonic in five sets en route. At the US Open he made his first grand slam semifinal without dropping a set, beating Diego Schwartzman at the quarterfinal stage. He then got a chance to serve as an Alternate for the 2017 ATP Finals. He played in replacement of Rafael Nadal after he withdrew from playing his first round. He then went on lose to Dominic Thiem in 3 sets and to the eventual champion Grigor Dimitrov. His year end ranking was No.10.
At the Australian Open in 2018, Busta defeated Jason Kubler, Gilles Simon, and Gilles Müller to advance to the fourth round, where he lost in a close four set match to eventual finalist Marin Čilić. At the Miami Masters, Busta was seeded 16th. He defeated Denis Istomin, Steve Johnson, 31st seed Fernando Verdasco, and sixth seed Kevin Anderson, before losing to fourth seed Alexander Zverev in the semifinals.
Busta the reached the semifinals of a second consecutive Masters at the Monte-Carlo Masters. He defeated Benoît Paire, Adrian Mannarino, and upset second seed Grigor Dimitrov before losing to unseeded Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semifinals. He then reached the semifinals of a third consecutive tournament at the Estoril Open before losing to Frances Tiafoe. After suffering an opening round loss at the Madrid Masters to Borna Ćorić. He followed this up with a quarterfinal appearance at the Rome Masters, losing to Marin Čilić. In the third round of the French Open, he was defeated by Marco Cecchinato.
At Wimbledon, Busta was upset in the first round by unseeded Moldovan Radu Albot.
At the Cincinnati Masters, Busta made the quarterfinals where he was defeated again by Marin Čilić. He then reached the semifinals of the Winston-Salem Open, defeating 16th seed Peter Gojowczyk and sixth seed Chung Hyeon before losing to eighth seed Steve Johnson. At the US Open, Busta was upset by João Sousa in the second round. He suffered opening round losses at both the Shanghai and Paris Masters.
Busta opened his 2019 season at the Auckland Open, facing David Ferrer, who retired just two games into the match. He was then defeated in a close three set match against Jan-Lennard Struff.
At the Australian Open, Busta was seeded 23rd. He defeated Luca Vanni, Ilya Ivashka, and 12th seed Fabio Fognini to reach the fourth round, where he faced Kei Nishikori. Busta narrowly won the first two sets before losing a close third set tiebreak. Nishikori took the fourth, and the fifth eventually proceeded to a tiebreaker. Busta led the tiebreak until 8–5, when a late call from a linesperson sparked an argument between Busta and the umpire. Ultimately, Nishikori was awarded the point, and went on to win the next four points, winning the tiebreak 10–8. The match had lasted over five hours. After the match, Busta refused to shake the umpire's hand, and threw his bag onto the court before leaving the stadium amidst a booing crowd. In a post-match conference, he apologized for his outburst.
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