Frederico
Marques
Birthplace
Lisbon, Portugal
Residence
Barcelona, Spain
Speaks
Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Coach Since
2009

Frederico Marques

Status

  • Coaching Joao Sousa

Coaching Career Highlights

  • Has coached Joao Sousa, who became the first Portuguese player to win an ATP Tour title in Malaysia
  • Worked with the Chinese Davis Cup team and Ya-Nan Ma
  • Was honored as the 2013 Portuguese Coach of the Year by The Record (newspaper)
  • Has also worked with Teymuraz Gabashvili, Arnau Brugues, Inigo Cervantes, Adrian Menendez, Steven Diez, James McGee, Denis Matsukevic, Valery Rudnev and Di Wu

Personal

  • Friends refer to Frederico as "Shark" or "Sensei"
  • Frederico began playing tennis at the age of six with his father at a local club. At 19, he moved to Barcelona to pursue a professional tennis career.
  • His hobbies include playing and watching soccer and supporting the S.L. Befica football club. Frederico likes triathlons, watching films, and spending time with friends.