Gastão Elias

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Gastão Elias
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Country  Portugal
Residence Bradenton, Florida, USA
Lourinhã, Portugal
São Paulo, Brasil
Born (1990-11-24) November 24, 1990 (age 24)
Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro 2006
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $407,721
Singles
Career record 7–20 (25.93% in Grand Slam and ATP World Tour main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 103 (6 May 2013)
Current ranking No. 128 (9 February 2015)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2015)
French Open 1R (2014)
Wimbledon 1R (2013)
US Open Q2 (2011, 2014)
Doubles
Career record 5–13 (27.78%)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 266 (2 February 2015)
Current ranking No. 271 (9 February 2015)
Last updated on: 9 February 2015.

Gastão Jose Ministro Elias[1] (born November 24, 1990, in Caldas da Rainha) is a Portuguese men's professional tennis player that competes in the ATP World Tour. In May 2013, he achieved a career-high singles of world no. 103 after winning his two first Challenger tournaments, followed by his first ever ATP quarterfinal appearance at the 2013 Portugal Open, in which he lost in straight sets to 2nd seed Stanislas Wawrinka. He has won four futures singles titles. He's had the chance to be Roger Federer's practice partner.[2]

Career finals[edit]

ATP Challenger Tour[edit]

Singles: 10 (2–8)[edit]

Titles by Surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (2–7)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. September 18, 2011 Belo Horizonte, Brazil Clay Brazil Júlio Silva 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. November 13, 2011 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Carlos Berlocq 6–1, 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 3. January 8, 2012 São Paulo, Brazil Hard Brazil Thiago Alves 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–1)
Runner-up 4. June 10, 2012 Caltanissetta, Italia Clay Spain Tommy Robredo 6–3, 6–2
Winner 1. October 21, 2012 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Clay Serbia Boris Pašanski 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 5. October 28, 2012 Porto Alegre, Brazil Clay Germany Simon Greul 2–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–5
Winner 2. April 21, 2013 Santos, Brazil Clay Brazil Rogério Dutra da Silva 4–6, 6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 6. April 27, 2014 Santos, Brazil Clay Argentina Máximo González 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 7. June 15, 2014 Blois, France Clay Argentina Máximo González 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 8. February 1, 2015 Bucaramanga, Colombia Clay Spain Daniel Gimeno-Traver 3–6, 6–1, 5–7

Doubles: 2 (0–2)[edit]

Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. November 5, 2011 São Leopoldo, Brazil Clay Portugal Frederico Gil Brazil Franco Ferreiro
Spain Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
6–7(4–7), 6–3, [11–9]
Runner-up 2. April 20, 2013 Santos, Brazil Clay Brazil Guilherme Clezar Slovakia Pavol Červenák
Italy Matteo Viola
6-2, 4-6, [10-6]

ITF Men's Circuit[edit]

Singles: 7 (4–3)[edit]

Titles by Surface
Hard (4–2)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. March 5, 2007 Spain F7, Cartagena, Spain Clay Spain Adrián Menéndez-Maceiras 3–6, 6–2, 6–4
Winner 1. October 29, 2007 Mexico F11, Ciudad Obregon, Mexico Hard Spain Pablo Martin-Adalia 6–2, 6–3
Winner 2. January 21, 2008 U.S. F3, Boca Raton, United States Hard United States Alberto Francis 7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 2. November 14, 2010 Brazil F32, Barueri, Brazil Hard Brazil Daniel Dutra da Silva 6–7(0–7), 7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)
Winner 3. January 1, 2011 Brazil F1, São Paulo, Brazil Hard Brazil André Ghem 6–3, 6–4
Winner 4. February 12, 2011 Colombia F2, Cartagena, Colombia Hard Tunisia Malek Jaziri 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 3. March 13, 2011 U.S. F7, McAllen, United States Hard United States Wayne Odesnik 6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–1

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Titles by Surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. November 6, 2006 Portugal F6, Ponta Delgada, Portugal Hard Portugal Pedro Sousa Finland Tuomas Ketola
Finland Juho Paukku
6–7(4–7), 6–3, 6–4

Performance timelines[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF R# RR LQ (Q#) A P Z# PO SF-B F-S G NMS NH

Won tournament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Round 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a Round Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent from tournament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (with its number indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, silver (F or S) or gold medal at the Olympics; a downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament (Not a Masters Series); or a tournament that was Not Held in a given year.

To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.

Current through 2015 Australian Open – Men's Singles Qualifying.

Singles[edit]

Tournament/Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
French Open A A A A A A Q1 Q2 1R 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Wimbledon A A A A A A Q1 1R Q2 0 / 1 0–1 0%
US Open A A A A A Q2 Q1 A Q2 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 2 0–2 0%
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells A A A A A A Q1 Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Miami A A Q1 A A Q1 Q1 Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Madrid1 A A A A A A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 N/A 0–0 N/A
National Representation
Summer Olympics Not Held A Not Held A Not Held 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Davis Cup A Z1 Z2 A A A Z1 Z2 Z1 0 / 5 2–7 22%
Career statistics
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 SR W–L Win %
Tournaments 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 6 0 13
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finals Reached 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Statistics by surface
Hard Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–4 0–0 0 / 2 0–8 0%
Clay Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–2 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 3–2 3–4 0–0 0 / 10 6–11 35%
Grass Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Carpet Win–Loss 0–0 1–0 0–0 Discontinued 0 / 0 1–0 100%
Outdoor Win–Loss 0–1 0–1 0–2 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 3–3 3–4 0–0 0 / 11 6–13 32%
Indoor Win–Loss 0–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–4 0–0 0 / 2 1–7 13%
Overall Win–Loss 0–1 1–1 0–3 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–2 3–4 3–8 0–0 0 / 13 7–20 26%
Win (%) 0% 50% 0% N/A N/A 0% 0% 43% 27% N/A 25.93%
Year-End Ranking 936 638 578 770 603 172 144 175 132 $ 407,721

1Held as Hamburg Masters (outdoor clay) until 2008, Madrid Masters (outdoor clay) 2009–present.

Doubles[edit]

Tournament/Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
French Open 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Wimbledon 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
US Open 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
National Representation
Summer Olympics Not Held A Not Held A Not Held 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Davis Cup A Z1 Z2 A A A Z1 Z2 Z1 0 / 5 3–7 30%
Career statistics
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 SR W–L Win %
Tournaments 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 6
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finals Reached 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hard Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–2 1–0 0–2 0–0 0 / 0 1–6 14%
Clay Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 1–1 2–1 0–0 0 / 6 4–6 40%
Grass Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0 N/A
Carpet Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 0–0 Discontinued 0 / 0 0–1 0%
Outdoor Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–2 1–0 2–1 0–0 0 / 5 4–6 40%
Indoor Win–Loss 0–0 0–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 0–2 0–0 0 / 1 1–7 13%
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–3 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–3 2–1 2–3 0–0 0 / 6 5–13 28%
Win (%) N/A 0% 33% N/A N/A 0% 0% 67% 40% N/A 27.78%
Year-End Ranking 1257 659 713 1168 1384 506 469 543 280 $28,323

Head-to-head vs. Top 20 Players[edit]

Elias's win-loss record against players who have been ranked world no. 20 or better is as follows:

Players who have been ranked world no. 1 are in boldface.

* Statistics correct as of 23 September, 2014.

National participation[edit]

Davis Cup (5–14)[edit]

Elias debuted for the Portugal Davis Cup team in 2007 and has played 19 matches in 10 ties. His singles record is 2–7 and his doubles record is 3–7 (5–14 overall).

Group membership
World Group (0–0)
WG Play-off (0–0)
Group I (1–10)
Group II (4–4)
Group III (0–0)
Group IV (0–0)
Matches by Surface
Hard (1–12)
Clay (3–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–1)
Matches by Type
Singles (2–7)
Doubles (3–7)
Matches by Setting
Indoors (2–12)
Outdoors (3–2)
Matches by Venue
Portugal (3–1)
Away (2–13)
Rubber result No. Rubber Match type (partner if any) Opponent nation Opponent player(s) Score
Decrease2–3; 9–11 February 2007; Tbilisi Sport Palace, Tbilisi, Georgia; Group I Europe/Africa First Round; Carpet(i) surface
Defeat 1 III Doubles (with Frederico Gil) Georgia (country) Georgia Lado Chikladze / Irakli Labadze 6–7(6–7), 7–6(9–7), 6–7(4–7), 7–5, 3–6
Victory 2 V Singles (dead rubber) George Khrikadze 6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Decrease0–5; 21–23 September 2007; Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Group I Europe/Africa Relegation Play-off; Hard(i) surface
Defeat 3 II Singles Netherlands Netherlands Robin Haase 1–6, 1–6, 6–2, 7–5, 2–6
Defeat 4 III Doubles (with Frederico Gil) Jesse Huta Galung / Peter Wessels 2–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–7(5–7), 3–6
Increase4–1; 11–13 April 2008; Clube de Tenis do Estoril, Estoril, Portugal; Group II Europe/Africa First Round; Clay surface
Victory 5 III Doubles (with Leonardo Tavares) Tunisia Tunisia Walid Jallali / Malek Jaziri 6–3, 6–3, 6–3
Defeat 6 IV Singles (dead rubber) Walid Jallali 5–7, 2–6
Decrease0–5; 19–21 September 2008; Megaron Tennis Club, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine; Group II Europe/Africa Semifinal; Hard (i) surface
Defeat 7 I Singles Ukraine Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky 4–6, 6–7(5–7), 4–6
Defeat 8 III Doubles (with Leonardo Tavares) Sergei Bubka / Sergiy Stakhovsky 3–6, 2–6, 4–6
Decrease2–3; 6–8 April 2012; Canada Stadium, Ramat HaSharon, Israel; Group I Europe/Africa Quarterfinal; Hard surface
Defeat 9 III Doubles (with João Sousa) Israel Israel Andy Ram / Jonathan Erlich 4–6, 4–6, 3–6
Decrease1–3; 14–16 September 2012; Aegon Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia; Group I Europe/Africa Relegation Play-off; Hard(i) surface
Defeat 10 I Singles Slovakia Slovakia Martin Kližan 6–3, 2–6, 6–7(4–7), 2–6
Defeat 11 III Doubles (with João Sousa) Michal Mertiňák / Filip Polášek 5–7, 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 3–6
Increase5–0; 5–7 April 2013; Club Internacional de Football, Lisbon, Portugal; Group II Europe/Africa Quarterfinal; Clay surface
Victory 12 I Singles Lithuania Lithuania Lukas Mugevičius 6–0, 6–1, 6–2
Victory 13 III Doubles (with Rui Machado) Lukas Mugevičius / Mantas Bugailiskis 6–3, 6–0, 6–2
Increase3–2; 13–15 September 2013; Manejul de Atletica Usoara, Chișinău, Moldova; Group II Europe/Africa Semifinal; Hard(i) surface
Defeat 14 I Singles Moldova Moldova Radu Albot 3–6, 6–2, 4–6, 4–6
Victory 15 III Doubles (with João Sousa) Andrei Ciumac / Roman Borvanov 6–3, 6–4, 6–3
Decrease2–3; 31 January – 2 February 2014; Teniski klub Triglav Kranj, Kranj, Slovenia; Group I Europe/Africa First Round; Hard(i) surface
Defeat 16 II Singles Slovenia Slovenia Blaž Kavčič 6–7(14–16), 1–6, 4–6
Defeat 17 III Doubles (with João Sousa) Blaž Kavčič / Grega Žemlja 3–6, 5–7, 6–7(5–7)
Decrease1–4; 12–14 September 2014; Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia; Group I Europe/Africa Relegation Play-off; Hard(i) surface
Defeat 18 I Singles Russia Russia Andrey Kuznetsov 6–7(7–9), 4–6, 6–3, 1–6
Defeat 19 III Doubles (with João Sousa) Konstantin Kravchuk / Andrey Rublev 3–6, 4–6, 4–6

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