Albert Costa, not to be confused with and no relation to Carlos Costa won the French Open, but for some reason it’s easy to forget that fact. I suppose it’s because he didn’t win another Slam and was an out and out grinder, but he was a hell of a player with a super one-handed backhand, destroying Ferrero in the 2002 final. He went on to captain the Spanish Davis Cup team and is still active in the game on a coaching level.
What is he doing now?: Coaching Feliciano Lopez
Career titles: 12
Win/Loss Record: 385/273
Career High Ranking: 6 (2002)
Finest moment: Winning the French Open in 2002
Famous For: Winning four 5-set matches in the 2004 French Open en route to the semi-final.
Watch: vs. Rios at the French