João Cunha e Silva

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João Cunha e Silva
Country Portugal
Residence Lisbon, Portugal
Born (1967-11-27) 27 November 1967 (age 47)
Lisbon, Portugal
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro 1987
Retired 2000
Plays Right-handed
Prize money US$ 735,607
Singles
Career record 37–85 (30%)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 108 (15 April 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1989, 1991, 1993)
French Open 1R (1991)
Wimbledon 2R (1993)
US Open 2R (1993)
Doubles
Career record 45–81 (36%)
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 72 (13 March 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1989, 1991, 1993, 1998)
French Open 1R (1989, 1995)
Wimbledon 1R (1997)
US Open 1R (1993)

João Cunha e Silva (also known as João Cunha-Silva; born 27 November 1967, in Lisbon) is a former professional tennis player from Portugal. He won two doubles titles during his career on the ATP Tour. He reached his career-high doubles ranking of World No. 72 in March 1989.

Cunha e Silva holds several records for the Portugal Davis Cup team, including most singles wins, most total wins, most ties played, and most years played.

He is currently coaching Tour player Frederico Gil at the CETO - Clube Escola de Ténis de Oeiras (Oeiras Tennis School Club).

Career finals[edit]

Doubles: 4 (2–2)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0/0)
ATP Tour World Championships (0/0)
ATP Masters Series (0/0)
ATP International Series Gold (0/0)
ATP International Series (2/2)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1/1)
Clay (1/1)
Grass (0/0)
Carpet (0/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. March 5, 1989 Nancy, France Hard (i) Belgium Eduardo Masso Germany Udo Riglewski
Sweden Tobias Svantesson
6–4, 6–7, 7–6
Winner 1. October 12, 1992 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard United States Mike Bauer Netherlands Mark Koevermans
Sweden Tobias Svantesson
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. March 26, 1995 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Portugal Emanuel Couto Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Francisco Roig
6–4, 6–1
Winner 2. March 24, 1997 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Portugal Nuno Marques Morocco Karim Alami
Morocco Hicham Arazi
7–6, 6–2

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