|Date of birth||April 12th, 1986|
|Place of birth||Barcelona, Spain|
Marcel began playing tennis at the age of 5. He considers clay as his favorite surface, although his greatest achievements came on hard court. Marcel is supported by his long time fitness trainer Sergi Valdaura who is a secret behind Marcel’s incredible endurance and speed.
He enjoys watching and playing soccer and is a big supporter of R.C.D. Espanyol. Marcel’s younger brother Gerard is also an accomplished tennis player who reached a career-high ranking of 217 in the world in 2013. Marcel is the son of Javier, a commercial director and Montse, a teacher, and he speaks Catalan, Spanish and English.
- Reached best ATP singles ranking no. 19 and doubles ATP ranking no. 4
- ATP Doubles worlds champion in 2012, partnering Marc Lopez
- 2 times Davis Cup winner
- 3 times Grand Slam 1/8 finalist
- Winner of the Open Comunidad Valenciana ATP 500
- Winner of the Bet at home Cup Kitzbuehel ATP 250
- Winner of the Swiss Open Gstaad ATP 250
- Winner of the US Clay championships Houston ATP 250
- Winner of 10 ATP Tour doubles titles