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Michelle Larcher De Brito

Michelle Larcher De Brito
  • Residence: Bradenton, FL, USA
  • Date of Birth: 29 Jan 1993
  • Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)
  • Weight: 125 lbs. (57 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (February 7, 2007)

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Michelle Larcher De Brito Biography

Coached by father, Antonio ... Mother is Caroline; brothers are Sebastian and Sergio (twins, four years older than her); has dog called Armani (husky) ... Began playing at age 3 when father introduced her at local club ... Baseliner whose best assets are movement, groundstrokes; favorite surfaces are hard, grass ... Speaks Portuguese, English ... Favorite types of music are hip hop, rap; favorite artist is Justin Timberlake ... Favorite movie is When A Stanger Calls; favorite book is DaVinci Code ... Enjoys reading, walking her dog, shopping ... Favorite things about being a tennis player are seing the world, competing; least favorite thing is losing ... Favorite players are Monica Seles, Martina Hingis, Rafael Nadal ... Favorite event is Miami because it was her first WTA event ... Goal is to keep improving ... Junior highlights include youngest ever to win U16 Eddie Herr title (won it in 2005 when she was 12).
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 3
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $163,890 $797,301
W/L - Singles 21 - 11 185 - 142
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 2 - 6
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Results

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 23-Jun-2014 // $18,575,979 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 102 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win Maria Irigoyen (ARG) 164 6-3 6-3
Q-R64 Win Lucie Hradecka (CZE) 200 6-4 6-2
Q-R32 Win Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) 160 6-3 6-3
R128 Win [28] Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 27 3-6 6-3 6-1
R64 Win [W] Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 177 6-3 4-6 6-3
R32 Loss [4] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 4 6-2 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+170

Prize Money

$110,667
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
105 113 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
06-Jul-2009 (76) 28-Feb-2011 (535)
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JANUARY - Did not play.

FEBRUARY - Played on ITF Circuit.

MARCH - Fell 1r at Indian Wells (l. to Ka.Pliskova); fell in Miami qualifying.

APRIL - Fell 1r at Charleston (l. to Min).

MAY - Fell 1r at Roland Garros (l. to Goerges).
2013 - Reached 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r once (US Open); fell 1r five times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying six times (incl. Roland Garros).

2012 - Reached 2r three times; fell 1r three times and in qualifying six times (incl. all four majors); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Fell in WTA qualifying six times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Reached 3r once and 2r three times; fell 1r four times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open) and in qualifying six times (incl. other two majors).

2009 - Reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r three times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r three times and in qualifying eight times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 100 debut on June 8 (after Roland Garros; rose from No.132 to No.90).

2008 - QF at Tashkent; reached 3r twice and 2r twice; fell 1r once and in qualifying five times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open).

2007 - Played first event at ITF/Midland, MI-USA; second event was WTA debut at Miami, reaching 2r (as unranked WC, d. Shaughnessy in 1r, falling to Hantuchova; at 14y/1m/21d, eighth-youngest player ever to win a WTA main draw match); played rest of year on ITF Circuit.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 3
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $163,890 $797,301
W/L - Singles 21 - 11 185 - 142
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 2 - 6

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
0 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - 1r - - - - - -
2 / 2 FRENCH OPEN 1r - - - - 3r - -
5 / 4 WIMBLEDON 3r 3r - - 1r 2r - -
2 / 3 US OPEN - 2r - - 1r 2r - -

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Michelle Larcher De Brito Results

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    Doubles

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 23-Jun-2014 // $18,575,979 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 102 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win Maria Irigoyen (ARG) 164 6-3 6-3
Q-R64 Win Lucie Hradecka (CZE) 200 6-4 6-2
Q-R32 Win Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) 160 6-3 6-3
R128 Win [28] Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 27 3-6 6-3 6-1
R64 Win [W] Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 177 6-3 4-6 6-3
R32 Loss [4] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 4 6-2 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+170

Prize Money

$110,667

NOTTINGHAM 2

ITF // GREAT BRITAIN // 02-Jun-2014 // $75,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 117 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Noppawan Lertcheewakarn (THA) 221 3-6 6-3 6-1
R16 Win [6] Coco Vandeweghe (USA) 91 3-6 6-3 7-5
Q Win [Q] Eleni Daniilidou (GRE) 292 3-6 6-1 6-1
S Loss [5] Zarina Diyas (KAZ) 86 6-2 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+42

Prize Money

$3,325

FRENCH OPEN

Grand Slam // FRANCE // 25-May-2014 // $15,598,998 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 117 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) 152 6-3 6-4
Q-R64 Win [W] Irina Ramialison (FRA) 286 7-5 6-0
Q-R32 Win Allie Kiick (USA) 174 7-5 7-5
R128 Loss Julia Goerges (GER) 107 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+40

Prize Money

$31,634

INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH

ITF // USA // 28-Apr-2014 // $50,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 119 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Ilona Kremen (BLR) 222 2-6 6-1 6-2
R16 Win Melanie Klaffner (AUT) 205 6-3 6-3
Q Loss [7] Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) 155 6-3 7-6 (5)

WTA Rankings PTS

+15

Prize Money

$1,267

DOTHAN

ITF // USA // 14-Apr-2014 // $50,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 125 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Sesil Karatantcheva (KAZ) 179 6-4 6-2
R16 Loss Anett Kontaveit (EST) 194 6-1 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+8

Prize Money

$760

PELHAM

ITF // USA // 07-Apr-2014 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 125 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Sofiya Kovalets (UKR) 268 7-5 6-4
R16 Win [Q] Katerina Kramperova (CZE) 340 7-5 6-2
Q Loss [5] Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) 157 7-5 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+9

Prize Money

$654

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 31-Mar-2014 // $710,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 124 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [W] Jennifer Elie (USA) 457 4-6 6-1 6-2
Q-R16 Win [13] Madison Brengle (USA) 150 7-5 5-7 7-6 (3)
R64 Loss [Q] Grace Min (USA) 159 6-3 1-6 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+25

Prize Money

$2,200

OSPREY

ITF // USA // 24-Mar-2014 // $50,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 126 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) 135 6-3 6-4
R16 Loss [L] Ilona Kremen (BLR) 235 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+8

Prize Money

$760

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 18-Mar-2014 // $5,427,105 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 126 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Loss [8] Julia Goerges (GER) 92 6-2 3-6 7-6 (6)

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$1,395

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 05-Mar-2014 // $5,946,740 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 123 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win [15] Misaki Doi (JPN) 100 3-6 7-5 6-0
Q-R32 Win Tadeja Majeric (SLO) 129 7-5 5-7 6-3
R128 Loss Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 67 6-2 3-6 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$11,000

SURPRISE

ITF // USA // 17-Feb-2014 // $25,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 127 // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Aleksandra Wozniak (CAN) 270 6-7 (4) 6-1 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$228

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
105 113 -

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R16 170
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R16 40
26/08/2013 US OPEN R16 160
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R16 220
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R64 40
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 40
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 50
Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2011 US OPEN Q - R32 50
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
30/08/2010 US OPEN R16 60
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R128 5
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
31/08/2009 US OPEN R64 100
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R64 100
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R16 220
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R32 25
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2013 109 -
2012 116 -
2011 173 -
2010 205 -
2009 116 -
2008 124 -
2007 312 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
06-Jul-2009 (76) 28-Feb-2011 (535)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
105 564

Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R16 170
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R16 40
26/08/2013 US OPEN R16 160
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R16 220
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R64 40
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 40
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 50
Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2011 US OPEN Q - R32 50
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
30/08/2010 US OPEN R16 60
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R128 5
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
31/08/2009 US OPEN R64 100
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R64 100
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R16 220
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R32 25
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
31/03/2014 CHARLESTON Q 25
18/03/2014 MIAMI Q - R64 2
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS R16 30
05/08/2013 TORONTO Q - R64 1
22/07/2013 STANFORD S 20
20/05/2013 BRUSSELS Q - R16 8
01/04/2013 CHARLESTON Q - R16 8
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS R16 30
07/08/2012 MONTREAL Q 30
16/07/2012 CARLSBAD S 12
Date Tournament Round Points
09/07/2012 STANFORD R16 60
21/05/2012 BRUSSELS Q - R16 8
02/04/2012 CHARLESTON Q - R32 8
22/03/2011 MIAMI Q - R32 20
02/08/2010 SAN DIEGO Q - R32 1
26/07/2010 STANFORD Q - R16 8
08/05/2010 MADRID Q - R32 1
12/04/2010 CHARLESTON R32 40
23/03/2010 MIAMI R128 5
10/03/2010 INDIAN WELLS R16 30
Date Tournament Round Points
03/10/2009 BEIJING Q - R32 1
17/08/2009 TORONTO Q - R64 1
10/08/2009 CINCINNATI Q - R32 1
03/08/2009 LOS ANGELES R64 1
09/05/2009 MADRID Q - R16 20
25/03/2009 MIAMI Q - R64 1
11/03/2009 INDIAN WELLS R16 30

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
09/09/2013 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
29/07/2013 WASHINGTON, DC S 10
10/06/2013 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
17/02/2013 MEMPHIS Q - R16 1
10/09/2012 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
29/07/2012 WASHINGTON DC S 40
11/06/2012 BIRMINGHAM Q 25
12/09/2011 QUEBEC CITY Q - Q 10
06/06/2011 BIRMINGHAM Q - R16 1
13/02/2011 MEMPHIS Q - Q 6
Date Tournament Round Points
07/06/2010 BIRMINGHAM R16 30
03/05/2010 ESTORIL R16 30
05/04/2010 PONTE VEDRA BEACH Q - R32 1
14/02/2010 MEMPHIS R16 30
19/10/2009 LUXEMBOURG Q - R32 1
08/06/2009 BIRMINGHAM Q - R16 6
04/05/2009 ESTORIL Q 10
15/02/2009 MEMPHIS R16 30

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
27/10/2008 QUEBEC CITY Q - R32 1
29/09/2008 TASHKENT Q 30
28/07/2008 MONTREAL R16 75
21/07/2008 LOS ANGELES Q - R32 1
14/07/2008 STANFORD S 50
28/04/2008 FES Q - R16 1
14/04/2008 ESTORIL R32 1
26/03/2008 MIAMI R32 45
24/02/2008 MEMPHIS R16 20
21/03/2007 MIAMI R64 30
Date Tournament Round Points

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