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Marcelo Melo

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Marcelo Melo
  • Age: 31 (23.09.1983)
  • Birthplace: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Residence: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
  • Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1998
  • Coach: Daniel Melo
6 Doubles Ranking
Brazil

Brazil

As of 15.12.2014
S D
Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2015

Current

-
- 0-0 0 $0
Career

High

273

21.11.2005

1-0 0 $2,166,269

Singles & Doubles combined

2015

Current

6
- 44-25 1 $530,854
Career

High

3

06.10.2014

282-200 13 $2,166,269

Singles & Doubles combined

Full name is Marcelo Pinheiro Davi de Melo...His nickname is "Girafa" (Giraffe) since he's tall...Began playing at age seven in Belo Horizonte with his family since they all played...Father, Paulo Ernane Davi de Melo, is a system analyst; mother, Roxane Pinheiro Davi de Melo, is retired...Has two older brothers, Ernane and Daniel...Admires football great Ronaldo and played sport until he was 15 but then dedicate more time into tennis...His favourite football team is Cruzeiro...As a junior, was 16-under and 18-under Brazilian national champion...Considers his mental ability and volley as strengths and favourite surfaces are hard and grass courts.

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