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Bruno Soares

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Soares
  • Age: 32 (27.02.1982)
  • Birthplace: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Residence: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 2001
  • Coach: Marcio Torres, Roberto Moraes
6 Doubles Ranking
Brazil

Brazil

As of 15.09.2014
S D
Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2014

Current

-
- 0-0 0 $0
Career

High

221

22.03.2004

2-0 0 $2,392,660

Singles & Doubles combined

2014

Current

6
- 43-18 2 $421,246
Career

High

3

07.10.2013

268-161 18 $2,392,660

Singles & Doubles combined

Full name is Bruno Fraga Soares...Speaks Portuguese, Spanish and English...Comes from a tennis-playing family...Started playing tennis aged five...Father, Malthus, is a civil engineer. Mother, Maisa, is retired. Brother, Marcelo, works in a bank, and sister, Juliana, works for Federal police...He is married...Educated at Colegio Pitagoras, Belo Horizonte...Goal in tennis is "just to be the best player I can be. I will push myself to be the best possible and I will be happy with that"...During convalescence from knee injury in 2007, opened two fitness centres in Belo Horizonte...Inspired to focus on doubles career because "I wanted to play ATP and Grand Slam tournaments. I saw Melo and Sa competing and doing well. I knew I wouldn't be alone as the only Brazilian [on tour]"...Considers favourite surface is hard...Favourite shot is forehand...Favourite tournament is Miami...Idol growing up was Pete Sampras...Hobbies include: football, poker and enjoying time with family...Supports Cruzeiro football club and Ronaldo is one of his favourite players...Made his Davis Cup debut for Brazil in 2005...Wife, Bruna (married November 29, 2008)...Physical trainer is Chriszogno Bastos Filho.

Soares-Ullyett DEUCE Feature (May 2009)

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