Felipe Meligeni Alves
Felipe Meligeni Alves
Felipe Meligeni Alves
Felipe Meligeni Alves
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  • Personal
  • Career
    • 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 26 AUGUST2023)

    • Qualified into his 1st Grand Slam tournament at 2023 US Open, defeating No. 29 seed Bagnis in 2R and No. 3 Coria in final round. Lost in final round of qualifying at Roland Garros (l. to Skatov) and Wimbledon (l. to Albot). Has 3-6 career record in tour-level play (2-4 on hard, 1-2 on clay).
    • Began 2023 playing on Brazil's United Cup team (l. to Musetti, d. Durasovic) and qualified for 1st ATP Masters 1000 event in Miami (l. to Bagnis). Reached 2R in Los Cablos (d. Tabilo, l. to Paul).
    • Achievedcareer-high No. 129ranking on 19 June 2023 after winning Iasttitle in Lyon, FRA (d. Ritschard). Won all 5 matches in 3 sets. Has 14-8 Challenger record in 2023.
    • Posted 31-22 ATP Challenger Tour record in 2022 with title in Lasi, ROU (d. Andujar). Has 91-68career record on ATP Challenger Tour (89-63on clay with 3titles, 2-5 on hard).
    • Won 1st Challenger singles title at 2020 Sao Paulo – same city where uncle, Fernando, captured his 1st Challenger singles title in 1993.
    • Made ATP Tour breakthrough in doubles, capturing 2021 Cordoba and 2022 Santiago titles with countryman Matos.
    • Ended junior careerby 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 and semi-finalist at 1999Roland Garros (l. to Medvedev); older sister, Carolina, plays on WTA Tour.


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