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Pedro Sousa (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾu ˈso(w)zɐ]; born 27 May 1988) is a Portuguese professional tennis player who competes on the ATP Tour. In February 2019, he achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 99.

Pedro Sousa
Pedro Sousa 4, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Country (sports)Portugal Portugal
ResidenceLisbon, Portugal
Born (1988-05-27) 27 May 1988 (age 31)
Lisbon, Portugal
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachRui Machado
Prize money$516,568
Singles
Career record12–16 (42.9% in Grand Slam and ATP World Tour main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 99 (18 February 2019)
Current rankingNo. 105 (8 April 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2019)
French OpenQ3 (2012)
WimbledonQ3 (2017)
US OpenQ1 (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019)
Doubles
Career record5–9 (35.7% in Grand Slam and ATP World Tour main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 241 (22 July 2013)
Current rankingNo. 390 (15 October 2018)
Last updated on: 16 October 2018.

Career finalsEdit

ATP Challenger TourEdit

Singles: 13 (7 titles, 6 runners-up)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Challenger Tour (7–6)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (7–6)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoors (7–6)
Indoors (0–0)
Outcome Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 16 November 2013 Challenger Guayaquil, Ecuador Clay   Leonardo Mayer 4–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 30 April 2017 Challenger Francavilla, Italy Clay   Alessandro Giannessi 6–3, 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 30 July 2017 Challenger Tampere, Finland Clay   Calvin Hemery 3–6, 4–6
Winner2. 6 August 2017 Challenger Liberec, Czech Republic Clay   Guilherme Clezar 6–4, 5–7, 6–2
Winner3. 3 September 2017 Challenger Como, Italy Clay   Marco Cecchinato 1–6, 6–2, 6–4
Winner4. 13 May 2018 Challenger Braga Open, Portugal Clay   Casper Ruud 6–0, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 5 August 2018 Challenger Liberec, Czech Republic Clay   Andrej Martin 1–6, 2–6
Winner5. 12 August 2018 Challenger IsarOpen, Germany Clay   Jan-Lennard Struff 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 27 October 2018 Challenger Lima Challenger, Peru Clay   Christian Garin 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3 November 2018 Challenger Challenger Ciudad de Guayaquil, Ecuador Clay   Guido Andreozzi 5–7, 6–1, 4–6
Winner6. 23 June 2019 Challenger Internationaux de Tennis de Blois, France Clay   Kimmer Coppejans 4–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Winner7. 18 August 2019 Challenger Meerbusch Challenger, Germany Clay   Peda Krstin 7–6(7–4), 4–6, 6–3
Runner-up 29 September 2019 Challenger Firenze Tennis Cup, Italy Clay   Marco Trungelliti 2-6, 3-6

Doubles: 2 (0 titles, 3 runner-up)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (0–3)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoors (0–3)
Indoors (0–0)
Outcome Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 20 October 2012 Challenger Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Clay   Frederico Gil   Marcelo Demoliner
  João Souza
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 7 July 2019 Challenger Ludwigshafen, Germany Clay   Joao Domingues   Fernando Romboli
  Nathaniel Lammons
6–7(4–7), 1–6
Runner-up 1 September 2019 Challenger Como, Italy Clay   Fabricio Neis   Andre Begemann
  Florin Mergea
7–5, 5–7, [12–14]

ITF Men's CircuitEdit

Singles: 19 (9 titles, 10 runners-up)Edit

Category
Futures (9–10)
Titles by Surface
Hard (2–2)
Clay (7–8)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoors (9–10)
Indoors (0–0)
Outcome Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 2 August 2009 Futures Dénia, Spain F25 Clay   Gerard Granollers 6–0, 6–2
Runner-up 11 October 2009 Futures Bauru, Brazil F22 Clay   Rafael Camilo 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6 March 2011 Futures Faro, Portugal F1 Hard   Kamil Čapkovič 4–6, 6–3, 2–6
Runner-up 26 February 2012 Futures Murcia, Spain F3 Clay   Steven Diez 6–2, 4–6, 3–6
Winner 4 March 2012 Futures Faro, Portugal F1 Hard   Claudio Grassi 6–4, 7–6(10–8)
Runner-up 13 January 2013 Futures Plantation, United States F1 Clay   Victor Crivoi 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 24 February 2013 Futures Vale do Lobo, Portugal F1 Hard   Neils Desein 6–7(3–7), 2–6
Winner 5 March 2013 Futures Loulé, Portugal F2 Hard   Rui Machado 5–7, 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 17 January 2016 Futures Hammamet, Tunisia F1 Clay   Jordan Ubiergo 6–0, 1–2 ret.
Runner-up 24 January 2016 Futures Hammamet, Tunisia F2 Clay   Miljan Zekić 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7 February 2016 Futures Hammamet, Tunisia F4 Clay   Jeremy Jahn 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 4–6
Winner 13 March 2016 Futures Hammamet, Tunisia F9 Clay   Alberto Romero De Avila Senise 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 20 March 2016 Futures Hammamet, Tunisia F10 Clay   Arthur De Greef 6–1, 1–6, 2–6
Winner 27 March 2016 Futures Hammamet, Tunisia F11 Clay   Joris De Loore 1–6, 6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 3 April 2016 Futures Hammamet, Tunisia F12 Clay   Alexander Ward 6–7(6–8), 0–6
Runner-up 8 May 2016 Futures Hammamet, Tunisia F17 Clay   Oriol Roca Batalla 3–6, 4–6
Winner 15 May 2016 Futures Hammamet, Tunisia F18 Clay   Oriol Roca Batalla 6–3, 6–1
Winner 22 May 2016 Futures Hammamet, Tunisia F19 Clay   Alexander Zhurbin 6–2, 6–1
Winner 19 June 2016 Futures Alkmaar, Netherlands F1 Clay   José Pereira 3–6, 7–5, 6–3

Doubles: 9 (5 titles, 4 runners-up)Edit

Category
Futures (5–4)
Titles by Surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (3–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoors (5–4)
Indoors (0–0)
Outcome Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 6 November 2006 Futures Ponta Delgada, Portugal F6 Hard   Gastão Elias   Tuomas Ketola
  Juho Paukku
7–6(7–4), 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4 July 2008 Futures Alicante, Spain F25 Clay   Tiago Godinho   David Ollivier
  Carlos Rexach-Itoiz
5–7, 1–6
Winner 5 February 2012 Futures Palm Coast, United States F4 Clay   Christian Lindell   Vahid Mirzadeh
  Michael Shabaz
6–7(7–9), 6–3, [10–8]
Winner 18 February 2012 Futures Mallorca, Spain F2 Clay   Gonçalo Falcão   Miguel-Angel Lopez Jaen
  Carles Poch-Gradin
6–4, 3–6, [10–6]
Winner 4 March 2012 Futures Faro, Portugal F1 Hard   Gonçalo Falcão   Dénes Lukács
  Steven Moneke
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 4 August 2012 Futures La Spezia, Italia F20 Clay   Alejandro González   Cristian Rodríguez
  Oscar Rodriguez-Sanchez
6–7(1–7), 4–6
Winner 12 January 2013 Futures Plantation, United States F1 Clay   Franko Škugor   João Domingues
  Hassan Ndayishimiye
6–2, 6–3
Winner 24 February 2013 Futures Vale do Lobo, Portugal F1 Hard   Gonçalo Falcão   Juan-Samuel Arauzo-Martinez
  Jaime Pulgar-Garcia
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 16 January 2016 Futures Hammamet, Tunisia F1 Clay   Frederico Gil   Stephan Hoiss
  Jeremy Jahn
4–6, 1–6

ITF Junior CircuitEdit

Singles: 3 (3 titles, 0 runners-up)Edit

Legend
Category Grade A (0–0)
Category Grade 1 (1–0)
Category Grade 2 (1–0)
Category Grade 3 (1–0)
Category Grade 4 (0–0)
Category Grade 5 (0–0)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (2–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoors (3–0)
Indoors (0–0)
Outcome Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1 April 2005 Grade 3 3rd SFAX ITF Junior Tournament, Tunisia Hard   Ahmad Rabeea Muhammad 6–2, 6–0
Winner 23 April 2006 Grade 2 Istres International Junior Tournament, France Clay   Stephane Piro 6–3, 7–6(7–0)
Winner 23 July 2006 Grade 1 12th Sportastic Junior Open Wels, Austria Clay   Matteo Trevisan 6–2, 6–4

Performance timelinesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Current through 2017 Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second round.

SinglesEdit

Tournament/Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A A A A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
French Open A A A A A A Q3 Q1 A Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Wimbledon A A A A A A Q1 A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
US Open A A A A A A Q1 A Q1 Q1 Q1 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
National Representation
Summer Olympics Not Held A Not Held A Not Held A NH 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Davis Cup Z1 Z1 A A Z2 A A Z2 A A Z1 Z1 0 / 6 7–2 78%
Career statistics
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SR W–L Win %
Tournaments 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 5
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finals Reached 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hard Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0 / 0 0–1 0%
Clay Win–Loss 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–1 0–1 2–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–0 0 / 5 6–6 50%
Grass Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Carpet Win–Loss 0–0 1–0 0–0 Discontinued 0 / 0 1–0 100%
Outdoor Win–Loss 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 0 / 5 2–6 25%
Indoor Win–Loss 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–0 0 / 0 5–1 83%
Overall Win–Loss 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–1 0–1 2–1 0–0 0–0 1–2 2–0 0 / 5 7–7 50%
Win (%) 0% 50% N/A N/A 100% 0% 0% 67% N/A N/A 33% 100% 50.00%
Year-End Ranking 988 1479 1071 434 479 338 265 200 1037 786 188 $ 223,676

DoublesEdit

Tournament/Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
French Open 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Wimbledon 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
US Open 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
National Representation
Summer Olympics Not Held A Not Held A Not Held A NH 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Davis Cup Z1 Z1 A A Z2 A A Z2 A A Z1 Z1 0 / 5 1–0 100%
Career statistics
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SR W–L Win %
Tournaments 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 8
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finals Reached 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hard Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Clay Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–1 2–1 0–1 0–1 2–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 0 / 8 4–8 33%
Grass Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Outdoor Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–1 2–1 0–1 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 0 / 8 3–8 27%
Indoor Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 1–0 100%
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–1 2–1 0–1 0–1 2–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 0 / 8 4–8 33%
Win (%) N/A 0% N/A 0% 67% 0% 0% 67% N/A 0% 0% N/A 33.33%
Year-End Ranking 1257 680 1208 1032 446 771 323 416 1172 564 $29,189

Head-to-head vs. top-20 playersEdit

This section contains Sousa's win-loss record against players who have been ranked 20th or higher in the world rankings during their careers.

Opponent Highest rank Matches Won Lost Win % Last match Ref
  Juan Martín del Potro 4 1 0 1 0.00% Lost (2–6, 6–3, 3–6) at the 2011 Estoril Open [1]
  David Goffin 7 1 0 1 0.00% Lost (6–7(1–7), 6–4, 4–6) at the 2013 Portugal Open [2]
  Gilles Simon 6 1 1 0 100.00% Won ( 6–3, 4–6, 7–6(7–4),) at the 2018 Estoril Open [3]
Total 3 1 2 33.33% Statistics correct as of 3 May 2018

Career earningsEdit

Year Majors ATP wins Total wins Earnings References
2006 0 0 0 $1,883 [4][5]
2007 0 0 0 $9,942 [6][7]
2008 0 0 0 $2,724 [8][9]
2009 0 0 0 $11,319 [10][11]
2010 0 0 0 $14,123 [12][13]
2011 0 0 0 $19,242 [14][15]
2012 0 0 0 $46,234 [16][17]
2013 0 0 0 $36,887 [18][19]
2014 0 0 0 $8,833 [20][21]
2015 0 0 0 $21,981 [22][23]
2016 0 0 0 * $42,854 [24][25]
2017 0 0 0 * $7,156 [26][27]
Career * 0 0 0 $223,676 [28]
* As of 10 April 2017.

National participationEdit

Davis Cup (9 wins, 3 losses)Edit

Sousa debuted for the Portugal Davis Cup team in 2006 and has played 12 matches in 11 ties. His singles record is 8–3 and his doubles record is 1–0 (9–3 overall).

Group membership
World Group (0–0)
WG Play-off (1–0)
Group I (4–3)
Group II (4–0)
Group III (0–0)
Group IV (0–0)
Matches by Surface
Hard (0–2)
Clay (8–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Matches by Type
Singles (8–3)
Doubles (1–0)
Matches by Setting
Indoors (6–1)
Outdoors (3–2)
Matches by Venue
Portugal (8–1)
Away (1–2)
Rubber result Rubber Match type (partner if any) Opponent nation Opponent player(s) Score
 3–2; 22–24 September 2006; Royale Tennis Club de Marrakesh, Marrakesh, Morocco; Group I Europe/Africa Relegation Play-off; Clay surface
Defeat V Singles (dead rubber)   Morocco Mehdi Tahiri 6–7(2–7), 6–4, 2–6
 2–3; 9–11 February 2007; Tbilisi Sport Palace, Tbilisi, Georgia; Group I Europe/Africa First Round; Carpet(i) surface
Victory IV Singles (dead rubber)   Georgia George Chantouria 6–2, 6–4
 4–1; 5–7 March 2010; Complexo de Ténis da Maia, Maia, Portugal; Group II Europe/Africa First Round; Clay(i) surface
Victory IV Singles (dead rubber)   Denmark Frederik Nielsen 6–7(3–7), 6–1, 6–1
 5–0; 1–3 February 2013; Club Internacional de Foot-ball, Lisbon, Portugal; Group II Europe/Africa First Round; Clay(i) surface
Victory II Singles   Benin Alexis Klegou 4–6, 6–1, 6–4, 6–2
Victory III Doubles (with João Sousa) Alexis Klegou / Loic Didavi 6–2, 6–1, 6–1
 5–0; 5–7 April 2013; Club Internacional de Foot-ball, Lisbon, Portugal; Group II Europe/Africa Quarterfinal; Clay surface
Victory II Singles   Lithuania Dovydas Šakinis 6–2, 6–4, 6–0
 1–4; 4–6 March 2016; Pavilhão Vitória Sport Clube, Guimarães, Portugal; Group I Europe/Africa First Round; Hard(i) surface
Defeat V Singles (dead rubber)   Austria Dennis Novak 4–6, 3–6
 5–0; 16–18 September 2016; Clube de Ténis de Viana, Viana do Castelo, Portugal; Group I Europe/Africa Second Round Playoffs; Clay surface
Victory IV Singles (dead rubber)   Slovenia Tomislav Ternar 6–0, 6–4
 5–0; 3–5 February 2017; Club Internacional de Foot-ball, Lisbon, Portugal; Group I Europe/Africa First Round; Clay(i) surface
Victory V Singles (dead rubber)   Israel Yshai Oliel 6–2, 6–0
 4–1; 7–9 April 2017; Club Internacional de Foot-ball, Lisbon, Portugal; Group I Europe/Africa Second Round; Clay(i) surface
Victory V Singles (dead rubber)   Ukraine Illia Biloborodko 6–0, 6–1
 2–3; 15–17 September 2017; Centro de Tenis do Jamor, Oeiras, Portugal; World Group Play-offs; Clay surface
Victory II Singles   Germany Jan-Lennard Struff 6–2, 7–5, 7–6(7–5)
 1–3; 14–15 September 2018; Campa Tennis Club, Bucha, Ukraine; Group I Europe/Africa Relegation Play-Off First Round; Hard surface
Defeat II Singles   Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky 3–6, 2–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pedro Sousa vs. Juan Martin del Potro ATP Head 2 Head". Association of Tennis Professionals. Retrieved 28 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Pedro Sousa vs. David Goffin ATP Head 2 Head". Association of Tennis Professionals. Retrieved 28 November 2015.
  3. ^ http://www.atpworldtour.com/en/scores/current/estoril/7290/draws
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  10. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2009 Singles Activity". Retrieved 29 November 2015.
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  12. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2010 Singles Activity". Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  13. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2010 Doubles Activity". Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  14. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2011 Singles Activity". Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  15. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2011 Doubles Activity". Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  16. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2012 Singles Activity". Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  17. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2012 Doubles Activity". Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  18. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2013 Singles Activity". Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  19. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2013 Doubles Activity". Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  20. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2014 Singles Activity". Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  21. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2014 Doubles Activity". Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  22. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2015 Singles Activity". Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  23. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2015 Doubles Activity". Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  24. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2016 Singles Activity". Retrieved 22 January 2016.
  25. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2016 Doubles Activity". Retrieved 22 January 2016.
  26. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2017 Singles Activity". Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  27. ^ "Pedro Sousa 2017 Doubles Activity". Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  28. ^ "Pedro Sousa ATP profile". Retrieved 29 November 2015.

External linksEdit