Grass brings out the best in Lopez

Updated: June 24, 2011, 2:46 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- He was born in Spain, the home of legendary dirtballers, but Feliciano Lopez is more at home on a small patch of British grass.

He's been playing professional tennis for 15 years, and the only two Grand Slam quarterfinals he has ever reached were here at the All England Club, in 2005 and 2008.

Lopez absolutely loves the stage of Centre Court. In 2007, he ended Tim Henman's cherished Wimbledon career in a terrific five-set match. And, in 2011, he ...

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