Leonardo Tavares

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Leonardo Tavares
Leotavares parawiki.jpg
Country  Portugal
Residence Espinho, Portugal
Born (1984-02-20) February 20, 1984 (age 30)
Espinho, Portugal
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro 2001
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 179,023
Singles
Career record 6–10 (37.5%)[1]
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 186 (16 August 2010)
Current ranking No. 831 (20 October 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2011)
French Open Q1 (2010)
Wimbledon Q1 (2010)
US Open Q1 (2010)
Doubles
Career record 15–15 (50%)[2]
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 95 (13 September 2010)
Current ranking No. 817 (20 October 2014)
Last updated on: 20 October 2014.

Leonardo Tavares (born February 20, 1984) is a Portuguese professional tennis player. He competes on the ATP Tour. In August 2010, he achieved a career-high singles world ranking of no. 186.

Tavares has mainly played in the futures circuit. However, a breakthrough year in 2009 led him to his first Challenger final in August. Since then he has been a mainstay at that level, capturing several doubles titles and breaking into the top 100 doubles ranking, with a career high no. 95 ranking, achieved in September 2010. He also regularly plays in the Davis Cup.

Career finals[edit]

ATP Challenger Tour[edit]

Singles: 2 (0–2)[edit]

Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. August 30, 2009 Manerbio, Italy Clay Argentina Federico Delbonis 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 2. August 1, 2010 Tampere, Finland Clay France Éric Prodon 6–4, 6–4

Doubles: 10 (5–5)[edit]

Titles by Surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (3–4)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. November 22, 2009 Cancún, Mexico Hard Germany Andre Begemann Canada Adil Shamasdin
United States Greg Ouellette
6–1, 6–7(6–7), [10–8]
Winner 2. April 25, 2010 Curitiba, Brazil Clay Germany Dominik Meffert Paraguay Ramón Delgado
Brazil André Sá
3–6, 6–2, [10–4]
Runner-up 1. May 30, 2010 Carson, United States Hard Russia Artem Sitak United States Brian Battistone
United States Nicholas Monroe
5–7, 6–3, [10–4]
Winner 3. June 6, 2010 Ojai, United States Hard Russia Artem Sitak India Harsh Mankad
South Africa Izak van der Merwe
4–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Winner 4. July 4, 2010 Braunschweig, Germany Clay Italy Simone Vagnozzi Russia Igor Kunitsyn
Kazakhstan Yuri Schukin
7–5, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 5. August 1, 2010 Tampere, Finland Clay Portugal João Sousa Latvia Andis Juška
Latvia Deniss Pavlovs
7–6(7–3), 7–5
Runner-up 2. February 25, 2011 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Italy Simone Vagnozzi Spain Guillermo Alcaide
Spain Adrián Menéndez
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 3. April 16, 2011 Blumenau, Brazil Clay Spain Adrián Menéndez Brazil Franco Ferreiro
Brazil André Sá
6–2, 3–6, [10–4]
Runner-up 4. June 17, 2011 Milan, Italy Clay Italy Andrea Arnaboldi Spain Adrián Menéndez
Italy Simone Vagnozzi
0–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Runner-up 5. March 3, 2012 Florianopolis, Brazil Clay Spain Javier Martí Slovenia Blaž Kavčič
Croatia Antonio Veić
6–3, 6–3

ITF Men's Circuit[edit]

Singles: 6 (2–4)[edit]

Titles by Surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (1–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. June 7, 2004 Saudi Arabia F2, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Hard Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–3
Runner-up 2. October 11, 2004 Bolivia F2, Santa Cruz, Bolivia Clay Argentina Cristian Villagrán 6–3, 6–3
Winner 1. October 15, 2007 Portugal F4, Porto, Portugal Clay Argentina Cristian Villagrán 4–6, 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 3. August 8, 2008 Germany F16, Wahlstedt, Germany Clay Chile Adrián García 6–3, 4–6, 6–0
Winner 2. April 6, 2009 Portugal F3, Albufeira, Portugal Hard Netherlands Raemon Sluiter 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. March 17, 2013 Portugal F4, Guimarães, Portugal Hard France Jules Marie 6-4, 3-6, 6-4

Doubles: 22 (10–12)[edit]

Titles by Surface
Hard (2–5)
Clay (8–7)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. June 18, 2001 Morocco F3, Agadir, Morocco Clay Portugal João Paulo Magalhães Australia Kane Dewhurst
Australia David McNamara
6–0, 6–1
Runner-up 2. November 25, 2002 Thailand F2, Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard Portugal Tiago Godinho Japan Hiroki Kondo
Japan Michihisa Onoda
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 3. November 25, 2002 Vietnam F1, Ha Noi, Vietnam Hard Portugal Tiago Godinho South Africa Johan Du Randt
South Africa Dirk Stegmann
7–5, 7–6(7–2)
Winner 1. June 15, 2003 Portugal F8, Lisbon, Portugal Clay India Harsh Mankad France Baptiste Dupuy
France Gregory Girault
6–1, 6–2
Winner 2. June 22, 2003 Portugal F9, Lisbon, Portugal Clay India Harsh Mankad France Fábrice Betencourt
France Baptiste Dupuy
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 4. June 29, 2003 Portugal F10, Lisbon, Portugal Clay Portugal Jorge Laranjeiro Portugal Tiago Godinho
Portugal António Van Grichen
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 5. March 22, 2004 Portugal F2, Albufeira, Portugal Hard Portugal Frederico Gil Chile Juan Ignacio Cerda
Netherlands Jasper Smit
6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. June 7, 2004 Saudi Arabia F1, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Hard United Kingdom Jamie Delgado India Mustafa Ghouse
Venezuela Jhonathan Medina-Alvarez
6–2, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 6. October 4, 2004 Bolivia F1, La Paz, Bolivia Clay Argentina Guillermo Carry Colombia Michael Quintero
Colombia Carlos Salamanca
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 7. March 21, 2005 Portugal F3, Lagos, Portugal Hard Portugal Frederico Gil Sweden Rickard Holmstrom
Sweden Christian Johansson
Walkover
Winner 4. May 29, 2006 Italy F14, Napoli, Italy Clay Brazil Marcelo Melo Latvia Deniss Pavlovs
Italy Giancarlo Petrazzuolo
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 8. April 16, 2007 Egypt F1, Cairo, Egypt Clay Spain Cesar Ferrer-Victoria Romania Adrian Cruciat
Romania Cătălin Gârd
6–4, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 9. June 25, 2007 Belarus F3, Minsk, Belarus Clay Spain Cesar Ferrer-Victoria Russia Michail Elgin
Russia Alexandre Krasnoroutsky
6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 10. July 30, 2007 France F11, Saint-Gervais, France Clay Ukraine Ivan Sergeyev France Jonathan Eysseric
France Adrian Mannarino
6–1, 6–4
Winner 5. October 13, 2008 Portugal F7, Porto, Portugal Clay Portugal Nuno Marques Ukraine Vladislav Bondarenko
Ukraine Vladyslav Klymenko
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 11. October 20, 2008 Portugal F8, Espinho, Portugal Clay Spain Javier Marti Ukraine Vladislav Bondarenko
Ukraine Vladyslav Klymenko
6–4, 3–6, [10–5]
Runner-up 12. February 16, 2009 Ivory Coast F1, Abidjan, Ivory Coast Hard Germany Andre Begemann Canada Pierre-Ludovic Duclos
Austria Andreas Haider-Maurer
6–1, 6–7(5–7), [14–12]
Winner 6. June 27, 2009 France F9, Toulon, France Clay France Augustin Gensse France Julien Jeanpierre
France Nicolas Renavand
6–2, 6–2
Winner 7. August 15, 2009 Italy F23, Bolzano, Italy Clay Italy Manuel Jorquera Romania Marius Copil
Netherlands Antal Van Der Duim
6–7(2–7), 6–3, [10–5]
Winner 8. February 24, 2012 Brazil F8, Itajaí, Brazil Clay Montenegro Goran Tošić Brazil Fernando Romboli
France Jonathan Eysseric
1–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Winner 9. October 4, 2014 Portugal F8, Oliveira de Azeméis, Portugal Hard Portugal Frederico Gil Portugal Romain Barbosa
Portugal Frederico Ferreira Silva
6–1, 3–6, [10–4]
Winner 10. October 11, 2014 Portugal F9, Porto, Portugal Clay Portugal Frederico Gil Portugal Romain Barbosa
Portugal Frederico Ferreira Silva
2–6, 6–3, [10–6]

Singles performance timeline[edit]

To prevent confusion and double counting, information in this table is updated only once a tournament or the player's participation in the tournament has concluded. This table is current through August 26, 2013.

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A A A Q1 A A 0 / 0 0–0
French Open A A A A A A A A Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0–0
US Open A A A A A A A A Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0–0
SR 0 / 0 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
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 0–0
Career Statistics
ATP Tournaments Played 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Career total: 2
ATP Finals Reached 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Career total: 0
ATP Tournaments Won 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Career total: 0
Statistics by surface
Hard Win-Loss 0–0 0–2 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 N/A 1–4
Clay Win-Loss 0–0 0–1 0–2 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 N/A 4–5
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 0–0
Carpet Win-Loss 0–2 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 N/A 1–2
Overall Win-Loss 0–2 0–3 1–2 2–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 N/A 6–11
Win (%) 0% 0% 33% 100% 0% 0% 50% 100% 33% 0% 0% 0% Career Win (%): 35%
Year-End Ranking 920 718 426 670 977 518 566 283 234 761 1048 $171,373
  • Davis Cup matches are included in the statistics. Walkovers are neither official wins nor official losses.
Performance key
W winner #R lost in the early rounds Z# Davis Cup Zonal Group (number) B semifinalist, won bronze medal
F runner-up RR lost at round robin stage PO Davis Cup play-off NH not held
SF semifinalist Q# lost in qualification round G won Olympic gold medal NMS Not a Masters Series event
QF quarterfinalist A absent S runner-up, won silver medal NPM Not a Premier Mandatory or 5 event
Update either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the event has ended.

Davis Cup[edit]

Tavares has played for the Portugal Davis Cup team since 2002. His singles record is 5–9 and his doubles record is 10–7 (15–16 overall).

Participations (31)[edit]

Singles (14)[edit]

Edition Round Date Against Surface Opponent W–L Result
2002 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group I
QF 12–14 July 2002 Belarus Belarus Carpet Alexander Shvec Loss 2–6, 6–7(4–7)
GI Play-Offs 20–22 September 2002 Italy Italy Carpet Davide Sanguinetti Loss 3–6, 2–6, 1–6
2003 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group I
1R 4–6 April 2003 Monaco Monaco Clay Emmanuel Heussner Loss 2–6, 4–6
QF 11–13 July 2003 South Africa South Africa Hard Wesley Moodie Loss 3–6, 4–6, 6–1, 6–7(7–9)
Rik de Voest Loss 1–6, 4–6
2004 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group II
1R 9–11 April 2004 Tunisia Tunisia Hard Haithem Abid Win 7–6(7–5), 6–1, 4–6, 6–2
QF 16–18 July 2004 Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro Clay Boris Pašanski Loss 6–3, 1–6, 6–1, 1–6, 2–6
2005 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group II
1R 4–6 March 2005 Estonia Estonia Carpet Alti Vahkal Win 3–6, 2–6, 6–2, 7–6(7–5), 6–4
SF 23–25 September 2005 Slovenia Slovenia Clay Marko Tkalec Win 7–4, 7–5
2008 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group II
1R 11–13 April 2008 Tunisia Tunisia Clay Slah Mbarek Win 6–2, 6–4
SF 19–21 September 2008 Ukraine Ukraine Hard Ivan Sergeyev Loss 3–6, 2–6, 4–6
2009 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group II
GII Play-Offs 10–12 July 2009 Algeria Algeria Clay Valentin Rahmine Win 6–1, 6–0
2010 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group II
1R 5–7 March 2010 Denmark Denmark Clay Martin Pedersen Loss 5–7, 4–6
2011 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group I
2R 8–10 July 2011 Switzerland Switzerland Hard Stanislas Wawrinka Loss 6–7(1–7), 0–6

Doubles (17)[edit]

Edition Round Date Partnering Against Surface Opponents W–L Result
2003 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group II
QF 11–13 July 2003 Rui Machado South Africa South Africa Hard Chris Haggard
Robbie Koenig
Loss 5–7, 3–6, 2–6
2004 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group II
1R 9–11 April 2004 Frederico Gil Tunisia Tunisia Hard Haithem Abid
Malek Jaziri
Win 7–5, 6–3, 6–2
QF 16–18 July 2004 Frederico Gil Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro Clay Nikola Ćirić
Dušan Vemić
Loss 6–1, 7–6(7–5), 3–6, 1–6, 4–6
2005 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group II
1R 4–6 March 2005 Frederico Gil Estonia Estonia Carpet Mait Künnap
Alti Vahkal
Win 6–3, 6–4, 6–4
QF 15–17 July 2005 Frederico Gil Algeria Algeria Clay Slimane Saoudi
Abdel-Hak Hameurlaine
Win 6–7(3–7), 6–3, 6–1, 7–6(7–3)
SF 23–25 September 2005 Frederico Gil Slovenia Slovenia Clay Rok Jarc
Grega Žemlja
Win 6–4, 6–2, 6–4
2006 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group I
1R 10–12 February 2006 Frederico Gil Luxembourg Luxembourg Hard Gilles Müller
Mike Scheidweiler
Loss 6–4, 3–6, 5–7, 1–6
2008 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group II
1R 11–13 April 2008 Gastão Elias Tunisia Tunisia Clay Walid Jallali
Malek Jaziri
Win 6–3, 6–3, 6–3
QF 18–20 July 2008 Frederico Gil Cyprus Cyprus Clay Photos Kallias
Demetrios Leontis
Win 6–2, 6–1, 5–7, 6–3
SF 19–21 September 2008 Gastão Elias Ukraine Ukraine Hard Sergei Bubka
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Loss 3–6, 2–6, 4–6
2009 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group II
1R 6–8 March 2009 Frederico Gil Cyprus Cyprus Hard Marcos Baghdatis
Photos Kallias
Loss 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 1–6
GII Play-Offs 10–12 July 2009 Frederico Gil Algeria Algeria Clay Abdel-Hak Hameurlaine
Valentin Rahmine
Win 6–1, 6–2, 6–3
2010 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group II
1R 5–7 March 2010 Frederico Gil Denmark Denmark Clay Frederik Nielsen
Martin Pedersen
Win 6–4, 6–3, 6–1
QF 9–11 July 2010 Frederico Gil Cyprus Cyprus Clay Eleftherios Christou
Rares Cuzdriorean
Win 6–1, 6–2, 6–3
SF 17–19 September 2010 Frederico Gil Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay Amer Delić
Aldn Setkic
Win 6–1, 6–4, 4–6, 6–4
2011 Davis Cup
Europe/Africa Group I
1R 4–6 March 2011 Frederico Gil Slovakia Slovakia Clay Michal Mertiňák
Filip Polášek
Loss 3–6, 4–6, 6–1, 1–6
2R 8–10 July 2011 Frederico Gil Switzerland Switzerland Carpet Roger Federer
Stanislas Wawrinka
Loss 3–6, 4–6, 4–6

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The official ATP records are incomplete as they do not count one Davis Cup loss against Serbia and Montenegro in 2004.
  2. ^ The official ATP records are incomplete as they do not count one Davis Cup win against Cyprus in 2008, and one loss against Serbia and Montenegro in 2004.

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