Letícia Sobral

Letícia Sobral (born 6 December 1980) is a former professional tennis player from Brazil.

Letícia Sobral
Country (sports) Brazil
Born (1980-12-06) 6 December 1980 (age 39)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Prize money$84,960
Singles
Career record178–181
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 284 (13 February 2006)
Doubles
Career record215–135
Career titles25 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 105 (22 May 2006)
Team competitions
Fed Cup3–1

BiographyEdit

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Sobral began competing on the ITF circuit in the late 1990s and went on to win 25 doubles titles, the first in 2003.[1]

With a best doubles ranking of 105 in the world, she featured in the main draw of several WTA Tour events from 2005 to 2007, all with regular partner María José Argeri.

In 2006, she appeared in four Fed Cup ties for Brazil, winning all three of her completed doubles matches.

Sobral is now based in São Paulo and works as a tennis coach.[2]

ITF finalsEdit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 4 (1–3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 1. 2 December 2001 Cali, Colombia Clay   Sabrina Eisenberg 6–7(5–7), 4–6
Runner–up 2. 29 June 2003 Victoria, Mexico Hard   Carla Tiene 6–4, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 24 August 2003 La Paz, Bolivia Clay   Jenifer Widjaja 6–2, 6–3
Runner–up 4. 26 October 2003 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   Larissa Carvalho 3–6, 5–7

Doubles: 40 (25–15)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. 1 May 2000 Itajaí, Brazil Hard   Nathalia Bellizia   Jorgelina Cravero
  Claudia Salgues
3–6, 2–6
Runner–up 2. 1 April 2001 Santiago, Chile Clay   Marcela Evangelista   Celeste Contín
  Romina Ottoboni
1–6, 3–6
Runner–up 3. 22 April 2001 Belo Horizonte, Brazil Hard   Marcela Evangelista   Tassia Sono
  Carla Tiene
2–6, 3–6
Runner–up 4. 10 June 2001 Durban, South Africa Hard   Marcela Evangelista   Chanelle Scheepers
  Lara van Rooyen
2–6, 2–6
Runner–up 5. 9 September 2001 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay   Marcela Evangelista   Jorgelina Barrera
  Salome Llaguno
2–6, 7–6(7–4), 4–6
Runner–up 6. 28 July 2002 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   Marcela Evangelista   Alejandra Rivero
  Regina Temez
6–4, 1–6, 1–6
Runner–up 7. 1 October 2002 Mexicali, Mexico Hard   Marcela Evangelista   Celeste Contín
  Ana Lucía Migliarini de León
4–6, 2–6
Runner–up 8. 17 November 2002 Florianopolis, Brazil Clay   Marcela Evangelista   Larissa Carvalho
  Bruna Colosio
4–6, 4–6
Winner 9. 24 August 2003 La Paz, Bolivia Clay   Marcela Evangelista   Valentina Castro
  Andrea Koch Benvenuto
3–6, 6–3, 1–0 ret.
Winner 10. 8 September 2003 Santiago, Chile Clay   María José Argeri   Andrea Benítez
  Virginia Donda
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 11. 26 October 2003 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   María José Argeri   Zuzana Černá
  Eva Hrdinová
w/o
Winner 12. 23 February 2004 Las Palmas, Spain Clay   María José Argeri   Eszter Molnár
  Maria Wolfbrandt
6–3, 6–3
Winner 13. 25 May 2004 Campobasso, Italy Clay   María José Argeri   Emilia Desiderio
  Claudia Ivone
6–0, 6–1
Winner 14. 9 August 2004 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   María José Argeri   Marcela Evangelista
  Carla Tiene
6–4, 6–3
Winner 15. 16 August 2004 Guayaquil, Ecuador Hard   María José Argeri   Marcela Evangelista
  Carla Tiene
6–3, 6–1
Winner 16. 23 August 2004 La Paz, Bolivia Clay   María José Argeri   Marcela Evangelista
  Carla Tiene
6–1, 6–3
Winner 17. 6 September 2004 Santiago, Chile Clay   María José Argeri   Bruna Colosio
  Ana Lucía Migliarini de León
6–2, 6–0
Winner 18. 18 October 2004 Goiânia, Brazil Clay   María José Argeri   Joana Cortez
  Marcela Evangelista
6–3, 6–3
Winner 19. 24 October 2004 Florianapolis, Brazil Clay   María José Argeri   Larissa Carvalho
  Jenifer Widjaja
2–6, 6–4, 7–5
Winner 20. 4 April 2005 Porto, Portugal Hard   María José Argeri   Annette Kolb
  Laura Zelder
7–6(8–6), 6–1
Winner 21. 11 April 2005 Porto, Portugal Hard   María José Argeri   Lisanne Balk
  Surina De Beer
6–4, 4–6, 7–6(15–13)
Runner-up 22. 15 May 2005 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   María José Argeri   Claire Curran
  Natalie Grandin
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 23. 5 June 2005 Nanjing, China Hard   María José Argeri   Chuang Chia-jung
  Xie Yanze
3–6, 7–6(7–5), 2–6
Winner 24. 4 July 2005 College Park, United States Hard   María José Argeri   Ashley Harkleroad
  Svetlana Krivencheva
6–4, 3–6, 7–6(7–1)
Winner 25. 18 July 2005 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard   María José Argeri   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Frederica Piedade
6–0, 6–2
Winner 26. 4 October 2005 Ciudad Juárez, Mexico Clay   María José Argeri   Soledad Esperón
  Olga Vymetálková
7–6(7–1), 6–3
Winner 27. 11 October 2005 Ciudad Victoria, Mexico Hard   María José Argeri   Soledad Esperón
  Valentina Sassi
6–3, 6–4
Winner 28. 18 October 2005 Mexico City Hard   María José Argeri   Soledad Esperón
  Kelly Liggan
7–6(7–2), 2–6, 6–0
Runner-up 29. 7 February 2006 Midland, United States Hard (i)   María José Argeri   Milagros Sequera
  Meilen Tu
6–4, 5–7, 4–6
Winner 30. 4 April 2006 Coatzacoalcos, Mexico Hard   María José Argeri   Carla Tiene
  Jenifer Widjaja
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 31. 8 May 2006 Jounieh, Lebanon Clay   María José Argeri   Tatiana Poutchek
  Anastasiya Yakimova
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 32. 15 May 2006 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   María José Argeri   Ivana Abramović
  Alla Kudryavtseva
2–6, 0–6
Winner 33. 16 July 2006 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard   María José Argeri   Carla Tiene
  Jenifer Widjaja
6–3, 6–3
Winner 34. 31 July 2006 Vigo, Spain Hard   María José Argeri   Larissa Carvalho
  Joana Cortez
6–4, 6–3
Winner 35. 8 August 2006 Coimbra, Portugal Hard   María José Argeri   Joana Cortez
  Neuza Silva
7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5)
Winner 36. 31 October 2006 Mexico City Hard   María José Argeri   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Chanelle Scheepers
6–3, 7–5
Winner 37. 7 November 2006 Mexico City Hard   María José Argeri   Patricia Mayr-Achleitner
  Yvonne Meusburger
6–4, 6–2
Winner 38. 11 June 2007 Campobasso, Italy Clay   María José Argeri   Story Tweedie-Yates
  Christina Wheeler
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 39. 30 July 2007 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard   María José Argeri   Joana Cortez
  Roxane Vaisemberg
5–7, 0–6
Winner 40. 3 September 2007 Barueri, Brazil Hard   Fabiana Chiaparini   Soledad Esperón
  María Irigoyen
6–7(4–7), 6–4, [11–9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Letícia Sobral inicia temporada no tênis feminino". Universo Online (in Portuguese). 1 February 2004. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Leticia Sobral - Aulas de Tênis em São Paulo" (in Portuguese). leticiasobral.com.br. Retrieved 17 August 2018.

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