Gustavo Fernandez20 January 1994 Rio Tercero, Argentina
- LATEST TRIUMPHS:
- ParaPan Am Games – Singles: Gold (2011, 2015), Doubles: Gold (2015)
- Roland Garros – Singles (2016)
- Wimbledon – Doubles (2015)
Gustavo Fernandez made his breakthrough as a 17-year-old when he won gold at the 2011 Parapan Am Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. He has since continued to battle at the top of the men’s tour.
In 2015 the Argentinean recorded back-to-back Parapan Am Games singles golds and also added the doubles gold to his collection alongside countryman Ezequiel Casco. Earlier in the year he partnered Nicolas Peifer to claim the Wimbledon doubles title.
As one of the youngsters on the tour, Fernandez has continued to exceed expectations and in 2016 claimed the singles crown at Roland Garros. At Rio 2016 he was knocked out by the eventual gold medal winner Gordon Reid of Great Britain.
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