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João Souza

João Souza
Country  Brazil
Residence Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Born (1988-05-27) May 27, 1988
Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro 2006
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $768,972
Singles
Career record 18–27
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 84 (19 September 2011)
Current ranking No. 91 (3 November 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2012)
French Open 1R (2012)
Wimbledon Q1 (2008, 2009, 2010, 2014)
US Open 1R (2011)
Doubles
Career record 14–17
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 70 (07 January 2013)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open 2R (2012)
Last updated on: September 22, 2014.

João Olavo Soares de Souza (born May 27, 1988 in Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil) is a Brazilian professional tennis player. Souza competes mainly on the ATP Challenger Tour, both in singles and doubles. He reached his highest ATP singles ranking, No. 84, on September 19, 2011, and his highest ATP doubles ranking, No. 70, on January 7, 2013. Souza is coached by former Brazilian player Ricardo Acioly. João Souza is also known as "Feijão" (Portuguese for Bean).[1][2]

Contents

  • Career 1
  • Futures and Challenger finals: 35 (21–14) 2
    • Singles: 17 (12–5) 2.1
    • Doubles: 22 (11–11) 2.2
  • Singles performance timeline 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Career

In 2011 he qualified to the US Open, but was defeated in the first round by wildcard Robby Ginepri 3–6, 4–6, 7–6, 1–6.

In the 2014 season, Souza beat world number 45 Robin Haase in round of 32 of the ATP 250 São Paulo. Later he reached semifinals at the Marburg, Scheveningen and Poznan Challengers. At the Medellin Challenger, he beat Facundo Bagnis in semifinals and lost to Austin Krajicek in the final. He reached semifinals at the Quito Challenger.

Futures and Challenger finals: 35 (21–14)

Singles: 17 (12–5)

Legend
Challengers (7–4)
Futures (5–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. October 30, 2006 São Paulo, Brazil Clay (Red) Juán-Pablo Villar 6–7(5–7), 6–7(6–8)
Winner 1. May 7, 2007 São Paulo, Brazil Clay (Red) André Miele 6–3, 6–2
Winner 2. November 26, 2007 Santos, Brazil Clay (Red) Juán-Pablo Villar 6–1, 6–2
Winner 3. December 3, 2007 Fortaleza, Brazil Clay (Red) Juán-Pablo Villar 6–4, 2–0 ret
Winner 4. January 28, 2008 Bucaramanga, Colombia Clay (Red) Juan Sebastián Cabal 4–6, 6–2, 6–2
Winner 5. November 17, 2008 Bauru, Brazil Clay (Red) Gastón Giussani 7–6(9–7), 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 2. November 2, 2009 Medellín, Colombia Clay (Red) Juan Ignacio Chela 4–6, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 6. April 12, 2010 Bogotá, Colombia Clay (Red) (i) Alejandro Falla 4–6, 6–4, 6–1
Winner 7. September 26, 2010 Bogotá, Colombia Clay (Red) Reda El Amrani 6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 8. April 24, 2011 Santos, Brazil Clay (Red) Diego Junqueira 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 3. May 16, 2011 Zagreb, Croacia Clay (Red) Diego Junqueira 3–6, 4–6
Winner 9. September 16, 2012 Cali, Colombia Clay Thiago Alves 6–2, 6–4
Winner 10. October 7, 2012 Quito, Ecuador Clay Guillaume Rufin 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 11. October 13, 2013 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Alejandro González 7–6, 6–3
Winner 12. January 5, 2014 São Paulo, Brazil Hard Alejandro González 6-4, 6-4
Runner-up 4. September 7, 2014 Medellín, Colombia Clay Austin Krajicek 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 5. September 28, 2014 Pereira, Colombia Clay Victor Estrella Burgos 6–7, 6–3, 6–7

Doubles: 22 (11–11)

Legend
Challengers (5–6)
Futures (6–5)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. June 19, 2006 Sorocaba, Brazil Clay (Red) Marcelo Melo Alexandre Bonatto
Franco Ferreiro
6–4, 5–7, 6–3
Runner-up 2. October 16, 2006 Londrina, Brazil Clay (Red) André Miele Leonardo Kirche
Caio Zampieri
3–6, 6–2, 7–6(7–1)
Runner-up 3. October 30, 2006 São Paulo, Brazil Clay (Red) André Miele György Balázs
Kornél Bardóczky
6–4, 6–2
Winner 1. November 20, 2006 Criciúma, Brazil Clay (Red) André Miele Carlos Avellán
Tiago Lopes
6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. November 27, 2006 Uruguaiana, Brazil Clay (Red) André Miele Tiago Lopes
Caio Zampieri
7–6(7–5) 6–2
Runner-up 4. April 23, 2007 Florianópolis, Brazil Clay (Red) André Miele Pablo Cuevas
Horacio Zeballos
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 5. May 7, 2007 São Paulo, Brazil Clay (Red) André Miele Henrique Pinto-Silva
Gabriel Pitta
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 6. May 14, 2007 Caldas Novas, Brazil Clay (Red) André Miele Renato Silveira
Caio Zampieri
6–4, 6–7, 6–1
Winner 3. May 21, 2007 Chapecó, Brazil Clay (Red) André Miele Thomaz Bellucci
Caio Burjaili
2–6, 6–2, 6–2
Winner 4. October 29, 2007 Itu, Brazil Clay (Red) André Miele Raony Carvalho
Rodrigo Grilli
2–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Winner 5. December 3, 2007 Fortaleza, Brazil Clay (Red) André Pinheiro Henrique Pinto-Silva
Gabriel Pitta
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Winner 6. January 21, 2008 Manizales, Colombia Clay (Red) André Miele Matteo Marrai
Walter Trusendi
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 7. September 29, 2008 Aracaju, Brazil Clay (Red) Thiago Alves Juan-Martín Aranguren
Franco Ferreiro
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 8. April 13, 2009 Mexico City, Mexico Hard Víctor Estrella Sanchai Ratiwatana
Sonchat Ratiwatana
6–3, 6–3
Winner 7. April 27, 2009 Pereira, Colombia Clay (Red) Víctor Estrella Juan Sebastián Cabal
Alejandro Falla
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 9. September 14, 2009 Cali, Colombia Clay (Red) Ricardo Hocevar Sebastián Prieto
Horacio Zeballos
4–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Runner-up 10. September 15, 2012 Cali, Colombia Clay (Red) Marcelo Demoliner Juan Sebastián Cabal
Robert Farah
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 8. September 23, 2012 Campinas, Brazil Clay Marcelo Demoliner Marcel Felder
Máximo González
6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 11. October 7, 2012 Quito, Ecuador Clay Marcelo Demoliner Juan Sebastián Cabal
Carlos Salamanca
6–7(7–9), 6–7(4–7)
Winner 9. October 20, 2012 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Clay Marcelo Demoliner Frederico Gil
Pedro Sousa
6–2, 6–4
Winner 10. October 27, 2012 Porto Alegre, Brazil Clay Marcelo Demoliner Simon Greul
Alessandro Motti
6–3, 3–6, [10–7]
Winner 11. March 9, 2013 Santiago, Chile Clay Marcelo Demoliner Federico Delbonis
Diego Junqueira
7–5, 6–1

Singles performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF R# RR LQ (Q#) A P Z# PO SF-B F-S G NMS NH

Won tournament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Round 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a Round Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent from tournament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (with its number indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, silver (F or S) or gold medal at the Olympics; a downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament (Not a Masters Series); or a tournament that was Not Held in a given year.

To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.

Current till 2014 US Open (tennis).
Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A Q1 1R A A 0–1
French Open Q2 Q1 Q2 Q2 1R Q2 Q1 0–1
Wimbledon Q1 Q1 Q1 A A A Q1 0–0
US Open Q1 Q1 Q1 1R Q1 Q2 Q1 0–1
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–2 0–0 0–0 0–3

References

  1. ^ "atpworldtour.com Profile". atpworldtour.com. ATP Tour, Inc. Retrieved 2009-12-07. 
  2. ^ "itftennis.com Men's Circuit record". itftennis.com. ITF Licensing (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 2009-12-07. 

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