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Larissa Carvalho (born 9 March 1985) is a Brazilian former professional tennis player.

Larissa Carvalho
Country (sports) Brazil
Born (1985-03-09) 9 March 1985 (age 34)
Brasília, Brazil
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$55,988
Singles
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 240 (13 November 2006)
Doubles
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 194 (4 December 2006)
Team competitions
Fed Cup9–2

BiographyEdit

Carvalho, a right-handed player from Brasília, was a top-50 ranked junior.[1]

From 2004 to 2007, Carvalho appeared in 11 Fed Cup ties for Brazil, winning four singles and five doubles rubbers.

Carvalho reached a best singles ranking of 240 on the professional tour and won five ITF titles. As a doubles player she won a further seven ITF tournaments and made a WTA Tour main draw appearance at the 2007 Copa Colsanitas in Bogotá, partnering Jenifer Widjaja.[2]

Her brother Raony Carvalho also played professionally.[3]

ITF finalsEdit

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 8 (5–3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 17 November 2002 Florianópolis, Brazil Clay   Bruna Colósio 2–6, 6–4, 7–5
Winner 2. 25 May 2003 Catania, Italy Clay   Christina Zachariadou 6–1, 4–0 ret.
Winner 3. 26 October 2003 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   Letícia Sobral 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 30 August 2004 Asuncion, Paraguay Clay   Jenifer Widjaja 7–5, 6–7(3), 3–6
Winner 4. 24 October 2004 Florianópolis, Brazil Clay   María José Argeri 2–6, 6–2, 7–5
Winner 5. 13 March 2005 Toluca, Mexico Hard   Julia Cohen 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 3 October 2006 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Hard   Jenifer Widjaja 2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 5 November 2006 Mexico City, Mexico Hard   Mathilde Johansson 1–6, 6–7(7)

Doubles: 15 (7–8)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1 September 2002 Santiago, Chile Clay   Soledad Esperón   Bruna Colósio
  Celeste Contín
W/O
Winner 1. 17 November 2002 Florianópolis, Brazil Clay   Bruna Colósio   Marcela Evangelista
  Letícia Sobral
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 28 September 2003 Aguascalientes, Mexico Clay   Melisa Arévalo   Carla Tiene
  Marcela Evangelista
3–6, 6–2, 2–6
Winner 2. 10 May 2004 Monzón, Spain Hard   Neuza Silva   Joana Cortez
  Marina Tavares
6–2, 6–4
Winner 3. 15 May 2004 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain Hard   Anna Hawkins   Eva-Maria Hoch
  Martina Pavelec
2–6, 6–1, 7–6(4)
Runner-up 3. 22 August 2004 Jesi, Italy Clay   Elena Vianello   Stefania Chieppa
  Valentina Sulpizio
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 11 October 2004 Mexico City, Mexico Hard   Jenifer Widjaja   Kildine Chevalier
  Olga Vymetálková
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 24 October 2004 Florianópolis, Brazil Clay   Jenifer Widjaja   Letícia Sobral
  María José Argeri
6–2, 4–6, 5–7
Winner 4. 30 August 2005 Mollerusa, Spain Hard   Núria Roig   Anna Boada-Plade Llorens
  Rebeca Bou Nogueiro
6–0, 6–1
Runner-up 6. 26 June 2006 Padova, Italy Clay   Andreja Klepač   Darija Jurak
  Renata Voráčová
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 6 August 2006 Vigo, Spain Clay   Joana Cortez   María José Argeri
  Letícia Sobral
4–6, 3–6
Winner 5. 13 October 2006 Saltillo, Mexico Hard   Joana Cortez   Monique Adamczak
  Marie-Ève Pelletier
6–2, 7–5
Winner 6. 18 November 2006 Mexico City, Mexico Clay   Joana Cortez   Ivana Abramović
  Maria Abramović
7–5, 6–2
Runner–up 8. 10 September 2007 Santo Andre, Brazil Hard   Carla Tiene   Soledad Esperón
  María Irigoyen
6–4, 2–6, [7–10]
Winner 7. 1 August 2009 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard   Vivian Segnini   Monique Albuquerque
  Paula Cristina Gonçalves
3–6, 6–1, [10–7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ITF Tennis - Juniors - Player Profile - Carvalho, Larissa (BRA)". itftennis.com.
  2. ^ "La argentina Paola Suárez triunfa en Bogotá". Plainview Daily Herald (in Spanish). 19 February 2007.
  3. ^ "Raony Carvalho avança no Future em Canela". www.nsctotal.com.br (in Portuguese). 24 August 2005.

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