Felipe Meligeni Alves
Felipe Meligeni Alves
Felipe Meligeni Alves
Felipe Meligeni Alves
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    • Nicknamed Feli and speaks Portuguese, English and Spanish.
    • Began playing tennis at age 5 and comes from a tennis family. Uncle, Fernando Meligeni, ranked a career-high No. 25 and was a semi-finalist at Roland Garros in 1999 (l. to A. Medvedev).
    • Father, Flavio Rodrigues Alves, and mother, Paula Alejandra Meligeni, are tennis coaches. Older sister, Carolina, plays on the WTA Tour, and reached a career-high No. 165 singles ranking in September 2022 and career-high No. 110 doubles ranking in July 2022.
    • Ended junior careerby winning 2016 US Open boys’ doubles title w/Aguilar and achievedcareer-high No. 31 ranking.
    • Considers forehand best shot and clay favorite surface.
    • Wimbledon is his favorite tournament and Rome favorite city on tour.
    • Idol growing up was former World No. 3 David Nalbandian.
    • Says his secret talent is playing basketball.Big fan of Los Angeles Lakers and favorite player is Lebron James.

    (UPDATED 25 MAY 2024)

    • Achieved career-high No. 128 in April 2024 soon after earning his 1st ATP Tour win on home soil in Rio de Janeiro (d. Cachin).
    • Earned first tour-level win in 2021 Davis Cup play vs. Lebanon (d. Habib) and first ATP Tour win at 2023 Los Cabos over Tabilo.
    • In Grand Slam main draw debut at 2023 US Open as Q, defeated Duckworth for first win (l. to Baez in 2R).
    • Won 1st Challenger singles title at 2020 Sao Paulo – same city where uncle, Fernando, captured his 1st Challenger singles title in 1993 and also won Challenger titles at 2022 Iasi and 2023 Lyon.
    • Made ATP Tour breakthrough in doubles, capturing 2021 Cordoba and 2022 Santiago titles with countryman Matos.
    • Ended junior career by winning 2016 US Open boys’ doubles title w/Aguilar and achieving career-high No. 31.
    • Uncle, Fernando, is a former World No. 25 on ATP Tour; older sister, Carolina, plays on WTA Tour.


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