Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Previous School: Colegio Antonio Afonso
2011-12: Was listed as the No. 16 singles player nationally in the preseason edition of the Campbell’s/ITA College Tennis Rankings … Went 7-10 overall in singles, seeing action at the Nos. 2, 3 and 4 lines … Was 1-1 at the ITA South Regional in the fall … Compiled a 26-5 overall record in doubles … In the spring, was 23-4, with all matches being played at the No. 2 line with partner Andrey Pozhidaev … The doubles team had its 15-match winning streak snapped in the NCAA Championships finals as they dropped a 2-8 decision to the No. 17-ranked duo of Sven Lalic and Pedro Scocuglia of Armstrong … The duo was a perfect 5-0 in conference play … Was listed as the No. 17 doubles duo with Pozhidaev in the March 28th rankings … The duo moved to No. 18 in the May 2nd edition of the rankings and finished the year as the No. 23 doubles team in the nation and the No. 8 duo in the South Region … In doubles, advanced to the semifinals of the ITA South Regional with partner Bruno Savi … The duo went 3-1 at the tournament … With Savi, was tied for the sixth best doubles team in the nation in the preseason rankings.
2010-11: ITA Division II Singles All-American ... ITA Division II Doubles All-American ... All-GSC First Team selection … Finished the year with a 14-14 singles mark, including a 1-1 mark against Gulf South Conference opponents … Spent the season ranked in the national top-20 and the regional top-10 as a singles competitor … Ranked 19th in the nation and 7th in the South Region in the final ITA rankings ... Was 3-0 at the No. 2 position … Had two separate three-match winning streaks … Defeated the No. 2 player in the nation, Armstrong Atlantic’s Eduardo Bonet, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, on February 25 … Won three other matches against nationally-ranked singles opponents … Teamed with Andrey Pozhidaev to form a nationally-ranked doubles tandem… Went 21-10 in doubles, including an 18-9 mark with Pozhidaev … Posted two different seven-match doubles winning streaks ... Joined Pozihaev in an 8-2 win over Rollins’ Jeff Morris and Arturo Baravalle in the NCAA South Regional tournament ... Named All-GSC for the second time in his collegiate career ... Along with Pozhidaev, ranked as the 6th-best doubles partnership in the final ITA South Region rankings.
Fall 2010: Singles: Went 3-1 at the ITA South Regional (9/30-10/2) as he advanced to the quarterfinals … As the No. 7 seed, defeated Adams Hopkins of Eckerd, Pablo Chaves of St. Leo and Konstantin Kutschenko of Valdosta State … In the quarterfinals, fell to No. 4 seed Jeff Morris of Rollins, 2-6, 6-2, 7-10 … Went 1-1 at the UWF Fall Fling (10/22), including a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Hisa Sato of Eckerd … Doubles: Went 2-1 in doubles at the ITA South Regional with Lukas Larsson … Fell to the No. 6 seed duo of Pavanelli and Wolfer of Lynn, 4-8, in the quarterfinals.
Spring 2010: Named the ITA National Rookie Player of the Year and the GSC East Division Freshman of the Year … Also was the ITA South Region Rookie Player of the Year and a member of the All-GSC Men’s Tennis Team ... Singles: Went 10-8 overall … Was 10-6 at the No. 2 singles position … Defeated No. 1-ranked Philip Pakebush of Valdosta State, 6-3, 7-6, on March 27th … Went 4-0 against regular season GSC competition … Finished the season ranked No. 23 and was ranked as high as No. 19 nationally during the spring season … Preseason No. 22 in the South Region, climbed up to No. 9, before finishing the season as the No. 13 singles player in the region … Doubles: Received ITA All-America honors in doubles with partner Kevin Ducros …Went 17-6 overall, teaming with Ducros in all matches … Had a record of 16-6 at the No. 1 line …The duo was ranked throughout the season, including a season-high of No. 3 in the nation in the preseason rankings … Finished the season ranked No. 7 nationally … Were the preseason No. 1 doubles team in the South Region … Were listed in the top 5 regionally throughout the spring and finished the season No. 5 in the region.
Fall 2009: Singles: Reached the semifinals of the UWF Fall Fling Tournament, falling to eventual champion and teammate Kevin Ducros ... Doubles: Teamed with Ducros to win the Wilson/ITA Regional doubles title and became only the second UWF pair to win the Regional Doubles Championships since the school made its transition to NCAA Division II … The duo placed fifth at the ITA Small College National Championships … Finished the fall season ranked No. 3 in the nation and No. 1 in the south region with Ducros … The duo reached the finals of the UWF Fall Fling, falling to teammates Andrey Pozhidaev and Lukas Larsson.
Prior to UWF: Singles: Ranked No. 7 in the country of Brazil in the junior category … Ranked No. 2 in the state of Sao Paulo.
Personal: Son of Joaquim and Rosana ... Has four siblings: Thiago, Rosana, Gustavo and Rafael … Enjoys computer games, basketball and reading.