Known for being successful the 2002 France Open up, he helped Spain gain it’s first ever Davis Glass in 2000 and gained Olympic bronze in 2000 aswell. He began to enjoy playing golf when he was just 5 years of age. He retired from professional golf in 2006. He wedded long-time partner Cristina Ventura in 2002. That they had twin daughters the entire year before. He defeated Juan Carlos Ferrero to earn the 2002 French Open up.