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Thiago Alves

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Thiago Alves
  • Age: 32 (22.05.1982)
  • Birthplace: Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil
  • Residence: Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil
  • Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
  • Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 2000
  • Coach: Carlos Albano
880 Singles Ranking
Brazil

Brazil

As of 28.07.2014
S D
Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2014

Current

880
7 0-0 0 $0
Career

High

88

13.07.2009

7-27 0 $739,405

Singles & Doubles combined

2014

Current

544
2 0-0 0 $0
Career

High

151

30.10.2006

0-2 0 $739,405

Singles & Doubles combined

Full name is Thiago Hernandez Alves...Grew up playing on clay at age five with his father, Joao Luis Alves, who took his son to local Pallestra Sport Club...Father owns a marble/granite company...Mother, Marcia Regina Rodrigues Hernandez, is a housewife...Has one older sister Larissa, who is a lawyer...Uncle, Geraldo, was a pro soccer player in Division I in Brazil...A big supporter of Sao Paulo soccer club and used to play for city's junior team (Sao Jose do Rio Preto) until age 10...Was a big fan of Romario (retired famous Brazilian soccer player)... Childhood idol was Andre Agassi and countryman Gustavo Kuerten...As a junior, practiced/warmed up with Kuerten in Paris when he won Roland Garros in 2000...As a junior, won four titles in 1999, including three in a row (in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia) in January-February...Considers best shot his forehand and favorite surface hard courts...Coached by Edvaldo Oliveira and physical trainer is Georges Bezas.

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