Ex – left-hander known for his effective groundstrokes with large topspin, he reached a career-high rank of ninth in the world and earned three singles game titles; reached the ultimate match from the 2005 France Open. He transformed pro as a member of family unidentified in 1996. He was the main topic of controversy after examining positive for clenbuterol in 2003. He was raised in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, Cordoba, Argentina. He dropped to Rafael Nadal in the finals from the 2005 French Open up.