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Alexandre Torres Simoni (born 2 July 1979) is a retired professional Brazilian tennis player. After being ranked as high as No. 23 in the ITF World Junior Ranking, he turned professional in 1997.

Alexandre Simoni
Country (sports) Brazil
ResidenceSão Paulo, Brazil
Born (1979-07-02) 2 July 1979 (age 40)
São Paulo, Brazil
Height1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Turned pro1997
PlaysRight-handed
Prize moneyUS$394,788
Singles
Career record10–22 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 96 (16 July 2001)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2002)
French OpenQ2 (2003)
Wimbledon1R (2002)
US Open1R (2001)
Doubles
Career record11–13 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 119 (7 October 2002)
Grand Slam Doubles results
WimbledonQ1 (2000, 2001, 2003)
US Open1R (2002)

On the ATP tour, his best results were in 2001, when he reached two semifinals: in Bogotá and Salvador. He also reached his career-high ranking of No. 96. He was also a member of the Brazilian Davis Cup team,[1] having participated in a total of four ties from 2001 to 2004 and collecting a 2–3 Win/Loss record.

Simoni played his last official match in January 2008, and nowadays works as a tennis coach in São Paulo.

TitlesEdit

Singles (3)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (3)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1)
Grass (0)
Clay (2)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. July 31, 2000 Gramado, Brazil Hard   Martin Lee 6–4, 7–4
2. September 18, 2002 Brasov, Romania Clay   Dick Norman 7–5, 6–3
3. May 6, 2002 Edinburgh, Scotland Clay   Jean-René Lisnard 6–3, 6–3

Doubles (9)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (9)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4)
Grass (0)
Clay (5)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
1. August 2, 1999 Gramado, Brazil Hard   Antonio Prieto   Paulo Carvallo
  Ricardo Schlachter
6–1, 6–4
2. June 26, 2000 Eisenach, Germany Clay   Daniel Melo   Enrique Abaroa
  Tim Crichton
6–1, 6–7(2), 6–1
3. July 10, 2000 Oberstaufen, Germany Clay   Hugo Armando   Tomas Behrend
  Karsten Braasch
6–4, 6–3
4. August 7, 2000 Belo Horizonte, Brazil Hard   Daniel Melo   Jamie Delgado
  Martin Lee
6–4, 6–4
5. October 29, 2001 Santiago, Chile Clay   André Sá   Daniel Melo
  Dušan Vemić
3–6, 6–3, 7–6(3)
6. July 28, 2003 Belo Horizonte, Brazil Hard   Marcos Daniel   Kentaro Masuda
  Takahiro Terachi
6–4, 6–2
7. September 1, 2003 Gramado, Brazil Hard   Marcos Daniel   Santiago González
  Alejandro Hernández
7–6(5), 6–4
8. October 6, 2003 Quito, Ecuador Clay   Ricardo Mello   Hugo Armando
  Ricardo Schlachter
6–3, 6–4
9. August 7, 2006 Joinville, Brazil Clay   André Ghem   Marcelo Melo
  André Sá
6–4, 5–7, [10–8]

Runners-up (16)Edit

Singles (4)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (4)
Finals by Surface
Hard (4)
Grass (0)
Clay (0)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. December 4, 2000 San José, Costa Rica Hard   Antony Dupuis 7–6(5), 4–6, 6–3
2. May 28, 2001 Salvador, Brazil Hard   André Sá 6–3, 6–2
3. July 2, 2001 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard   Ricardo Mello 7–6(6), 4–6, 7–6(5)
4. July 29, 2002 Belo Horizonte, Brazil Hard   Ricardo Mello 6–3, 6–3

Doubles (12)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (1)
Challengers (11)
Finals by Surface
Hard (6)
Grass (0)
Clay (6)
Carpet (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
1. May 8, 2000 Fergana, Uzbekistan Hard   Daniel Melo   Jonathan Erlich
  Lior Mor
6–4, 6–0
2. May 15, 2000 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Clay   Daniel Melo   Stefano Galvani
  Andrei Stoliarov
W/O
3. June 31, 2000 Gramado, Brazil Hard   Daniel Melo   André Sá
  Eric Taino
7–6(7), 7–6(3)
4. May 14, 2001 Zagreb, Croatia Clay   Aleksandar Kitinov   Enzo Artoni
  Andrés Schneiter
6–7(5), 6–4, 6–4
5. October 15, 2001 Brasília, Brazil Clay   Daniel Melo   Luis Lobo
  Daniel Orsanic
W/O
6. April 15, 2002 Bermuda, Bermuda Clay   Ramón Delgado   George Bastl
  Neville Godwin
7–5, 6–3
7. July 15, 2002 Amersfoort, The Netherlands Clay   André Sá   Jeff Coetzee
  Chris Haggard
7–6(1), 6–3
8. June 23, 2003 Andorra, Andorra Hard   Ricardo Mello   Rik de Voest
  Tuomas Ketola
6–4, 3–6, 6–4
9. August 2, 2004 Gramado, Brazil Hard   Henrique Mello   Santiago González
  Bruno Soares
6–3, 6–3
10. March 13, 2006 Salinas, Ecuador Hard   André Ghem   Thiago Alves
  Júlio Silva
3–6, 6–4, [10–4]
11. January 1, 2007 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Marcelo Melo   Pablo Cuevas
  Adrián García
6–4, 6–2
12. April 2, 2007 Monza, Italy Clay   Ricardo Hocevar   Nathan Healey
  Jordan Kerr
6–4, 6–3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Australia beat Brazil in Davis Cup tie". The New Zealand Herald. 9 April 2001. Retrieved 14 September 2010.

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