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Game of the Week 11.19.18 - WBB vs. Villanova (TOP)

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FRESHMAN (2017-2018)

  • Spent the majority of the season on the No. 2 position in singles.
  • Recorded singles wins against Princeton, Arkansas, and Minnesota.
  • Competed at No. 2 and 3 positions in doubles.
  • Recorded doubles victories against Minnesota, Virginia, and Baylor.

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Ranked as the No. 1 junior in Brazil and has landed as high as No. 17 in the ITF Junior rankings
  • Member of the Brazilian Davis Cup Team
  • ITF Junior singles titles: XXX Yucatan Cup 2016, Copa Banco de Venezuela, Bahia Junior Cup, 2015 Monterrey San Agustin ITF Cup, 2015 Monterrey Contry ITF Cup, 2014 Copa Club Farallones, 2014 Copa Mundo Maya
  • ITF Junior doubles titles: Sudamericano Individual GB1 2017, Copa Guga Kuerten 2015, 2015 Monterrey San Agustin ITF Cup, 2015 Monterrey Contry ITF Cup, 2014 Uruguay Bowl
  • Won the 2016 ITF Grade 1 Yucatan Cup, defeating the ITF World Junior No. 1 in the quarterfinals
  • Appeared in the 2017, 2016 and 2015 Roland Garros Junior French Championships
  • Competed in the 2016 US Open Junior Tennis Championship
  • Played in the 2016 The Junior Championships, Wimbledon

FACT

  • Nickname: Pistolhina and Galo
  • Favorite Grand Slam: French Open
  • Favorite surface: clay
  • Backhand or forehand: forehand
  • Favorite shot: dropshot
  • Hat, visor or not hat: no hat
  • Favorite tennis player: Juan Martin del Potro
  • Favorite school subject: geography
  • Hobbies: playing soccer
  • Favorite tennis memory: playing his first French Open 
  • Sports practiced aside of tennis: soccer
  • Pets: one dog
  • Doubles or singles: singles 
  • Favorite city: Sao Paulo
  • Favorite food: brazilian barbacue
  • Habits before starting a match: visualize the strategy for the match
  • Things that can never missing in the tennis bag: racquets
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