|Full name||João Frederico Limpo Franco Gil|
24 March 1985 |
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Coach(es)||João Cunha e Silva (2003–11)
Juan Esparcia (2011–12)
Bernardo Mota (2012)
Vasco Antunes (2013–)
|Career record||67–76 (46.85% in Grand Slam and ATP World Tour main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)[a]|
|Highest ranking||No. 62 (25 April 2011)|
|Current ranking||No. 744 (30 November 2015)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2012)|
|French Open||1R (2008, 2009, 2011)|
|Wimbledon||1R (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)|
|US Open||1R (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)|
|Career record||23–34 (40.35%)[b]|
|Highest ranking||No. 105 (20 September 2010)|
|Current ranking||No. 699 (30 November 2015)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2010, 2012)|
|French Open||1R (2011)|
|US Open||3R (2010)|
|Last updated on: 30 November 2015.|
João Frederico Limpo Franco Gil (born 24 March 1985), known as Frederico Gil (Portuguese pronunciation: [fɾɨdɨˈɾiku ʒiɫ], is a Portuguese professional tennis player, who currently competes in the ITF Men's Circuit. He is ranked no. 744 in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), as of 30 November 2015.
Gil made some Portuguese tennis major breakthroughs during his career. At the 2010 Estoril Open, he was the first Portuguese to reach an ATP Tour final, and in April 2011, he achieved a career-high singles world ranking of 62 – the highest ever for a Portuguese player until he was surpassed by Rui Machado in September that same year. Gil was the first Portuguese man to reach the third round in a Grand Slam singles event (2012 Australian Open) and the quarterfinals of a Masters 1000 event (2011 Monte-Carlo Masters). He was the first Portuguese to hit one million dollars in career prize money. In 2009, Gil became the second Portuguese player to reach the singles top 100 (after Nuno Marques), and in October 2010, he and Rui Machado were the first Portuguese duo to rank inside the top 100 simultaneously. Gil is currently coached by Vasco Antunes.
- 1 Personal life
- 2 Career
- 3 Playing style
- 4 Equipment and endorsements
- 5 Career statistics
- 6 Awards
- 7 See also
- 8 Notes
- 9 References
- 10 External links
Gil started playing tennis at the age of four on a court built in his family's grounds. He joined a local club when he was 7, and won his first tournament shortly after. Aged 10, Gil was diagnosed with osteochondroma and was told to give up from tennis. However, three years later he was fully recovered and restarted training to become a professional player. In 2003, Gil joined the Clube Escola Ténis de Oeiras, lead by his mentor and future coach João Cunha e Silva.
Gil's favorite club is SL Benfica. While growing up, his idol was Andre Agassi and his favorite hobbies include computers, video games, internet, gadgets and golf. He has been a guest commentator at Portuguese Eurosport transmissions. Gil's former coaches include Cunha e Silva, Juan Esparcia and Bernardo Mota.
2000–2003: Junior years
|Junior Grand Slam Singles Tournaments|
|Junior Grand Slam Doubles Tournaments|
Gil made his debut in a junior tournament in July 2000 at the Grade 4 Taça Diogo Nápoles in Porto, by playing the main draw in the doubles event. His first main draw singles event came later in August in Vila do Conde. Though Gil won his first title in his maiden finals presence at a doubles event in March 2001 in Panama, his first singles title did occur until February 2002 in Bolivia. Until his last appearance in a junior event in December 2003, Gil won three singles titles out of six finals, and conquered six doubles titles in eight finals attempts.
At junior Grand Slam, he debuted at the 2002 French Open doubles event and played all four Grand Slam tournaments in 2003, reaching the third round twice. At Grade A events, Gil reached the 2003 singles final and won the 2002 and 2003 doubles finals of the Banana Bowl, as well as the quarterfinals of the singles event at the 2003 Orange Bowl. He finished 2003 season at no. 10 in the world junior rankings.
After making early attempts in 2000, Gil entered his first Satellite main draw event in May 2002 in Espinho, and his first Futures main draw event in July that same year. In 2003, his final junior season, Gil turned professional after entering his first singles main draw event at a Futures event in Espinho in February.
Gil spent several years on the Futures and Challenger circuits. Until his ATP debut in May 2006, at the Estoril Open, he had won five singles and two doubles Futures titles. He entered Estoril as a wildcard and reached the quarterfinals, surprisingly defeating fifth seed and no. 33 Dmitry Tursunov 4–6, 6–4, 6–1 along the way, before losing to eventual champion and first seed and no. 4 David Nalbandian 6–1, 6–2. He then captured his first Challenger title in June, at Sassuolo.
The year 2007 proved to be equally successful, as Gil qualified for the Casablanca Open in April. However, he lost to no. 39 Julien Benneteau 7–6(2), 2–6, 7–6(5) in the first round. He later reached the second round at Estoril the following week, losing to no. 15 Richard Gasquet 6–1, 6–2, but finally won the Seville Challenger in September.
In April, Gil added more success to his career by again reaching the quarterfinals at Estoril, before losing to world no. 1 and eventual champion Roger Federer 6–4, 6–1. After winning his first Challenger doubles title, in May at Marrakech, he qualified for the first time to a Grand Slam tournament, the French Open, but lost in the first round against no. 145 Jérémy Chardy 6–3, 6–2, 7–6(1). After taking the Sassuolo Challenger title for a second time, he qualified for the Wimbledon Championships. In the singles, he lost once again to Chardy 7–5, 6–7(1), 4–6, 6–4, 6–3 in the first round, and in the doubles he reached the second round partnering with Dick Norman. Adding the Turin Challenger doubles title and the Istanbul Challenger singles title that summer to his curriculum, he entered the top-100 ranking for the first time, becoming only the second Portuguese player to do so, after the 86th place of Nuno Marques in 1995. Gil was then able to enter automatically at the US Open, however he would play and lose a third time with Chardy 3–6, 6–3, 6–2, 6–3 in the first round.
Skipping the first Grand Slam of the year, Gil made his season's debut in February, at the inaugural Johannesburg tournament. He reached the semifinals at the hard-court event, before losing to eventual champion and first seed and no. 14 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6–3, 6–4. In doing this, Gil was the second Portuguese player to reach the semifinals of an ATP tournament, after his coach João Cunha Silva (in 1992 at Tel Aviv). The following week, in a different continent and in a different surface (clay), he repeated the feat. At the Brasil Open, in Costa do Sauípe, he upset the defending champion and top seed and no. 18 Nicolás Almagro in two tiebreak sets, 7–6(5), 7–6(4), but ended up losing in the semifinals to home player no. 84 Thomaz Bellucci in two tiebreak sets, 6–7(3), 6–7(4). After this, he broke the previous Portuguese singles ranking record by reaching the 83rd position at the ATP rankings table.
In March, as world no. 74, Gil surpassed the qualifying round in Miami, his first ATP Masters 1000 event. He defeated no. 77 Mischa Zverev 7–6(7), 6–2, and no. 27 Ivo Karlović 6–4, 6–4, in the first two rounds, respectively. The draw placed Gil in the path of the first seed and world number one Rafael Nadal. After closing a hard-fought first set in his favor, Nadal replied to a 2–0 game advantage for Gil with a sequence of service breaks and ended up winning the match by 7–5, 6–3. On 6 April, he rose to the 70th place of the revised ATP Tour ranking.
In April, competing in Casablanca, Gil reached the quarterfinals of an ATP 250 Series event for the third time this year, where he was defeated 7–6(5), 6–4 by Albert Montañés, ranked 35th. He then qualified to the Barcelona Open and after getting past no. 63 Yen-hsun Lu 6–2, 6–1 in the first round, he again faced and lost to no. 1 Rafael Nadal 6–2, 6–2.
In May, in Estoril, as the first Portuguese player to enter directly the main round via ranking, he lost in the first round to fourth seed and eventual finalist and no. 16 James Blake by 5–7, 6–4, 6–2. He then played second seed and no. 26 Jürgen Melzer in the first round of the Kitzbühel Open, losing 6–3, 6–0. At the French Open, he lost in the first round to no. 14 David Ferrer 6–2, 6–4, 6–4. After an early exit from the Czech Open at the hands of no. 113 Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6–3, 6–3, Gil defeated the Spanish player in the first round of the Queen's Club 6–1, 6–3; in the second round, former world no. 1 and four-time Queen's Club champion and no. 49 Lleyton Hewitt recovered from a first-set loss to defeat Gil by 3–6, 6–2, 6–2.
At Wimbledon, he faced no. 38 Paul-Henri Mathieu in the first round and lost 6–1, 2–6, 6–4, 6–2. In July, Gil played the Båstad and Umag tournaments losing in the first and second rounds respectively. In August, during the US hardcourt season, Gil reached the first round in Washington and the third round in New Haven before losing in the first round at the US Open against qualifier no. 162 Somdev Devvarman 6–3, 6–4, 6–3. Gil then lost in the first round in Bucharest. In late September, Gil participated in the Tennislife Cup Challenger event, in Napoli, as the world's number 100. He reached the singles final, where he defeated home player Potito Starace (86th) by 2–6, 6–1, 6–4, to win his first tournament of 2009—more than a year after his last in the 2008 Istambul Challenger and his fifth career ATP Challenger Tour title. Hours later, he would also win the doubles title, partnering with Ivan Dodig. On 5 October, Gil climbed back to the 83rd rank. Gil closed the year as the world no. 69th with a second round effort in Vienna and qualifying losses in Basel and Paris.
Gil began the year with a 6–2, 6–0 first round loss to Starace in Doha. The following week, after qualifying for the main draw in Sydney, Gil again faced no. 62 Potito Starace in the first round, losing 6–1, 6–4. At the Australian Open, he retired in the first round after trailing 6–0, 6–0, 2–0 to no. 18 David Ferrer. His poor run of form continued throughout the first part of the season with successive early round exits at Costa do Sauípe, Buenos Aires, Acapulco and Indian Wells. By the end of March, Gil had fallen off the top-100 and began playing in the tour's qualifying draws, most notably in Casablanca, where he lost 6–2, 7–6(1) to no. 212 Martin Kližan in the third qualifying round, an event where he had reached the quarterfinals in the previous year. Not getting past the qualifying rounds of both Miami and Monte-Carlo's Masters, Gil finally reached a good result at the Tunis Challenger, where he lost only in the semifinal to 89th-ranked Daniel Brands by 6–7(6), 1–6.
Gil was initially entering the Estoril Open as a wildcard, in virtue of his low ranking, but he eventually qualified directly, for the second time, because of pre-tournament drop-outs by seeded players such as Nikolay Davydenko and Ivan Ljubičić. Gil achieved his career's best result by becoming the first Portuguese player to reach an ATP World Tour final. He paved his way to the last match by defeating better ranked players: Florian Mayer (49th; 6–2, 6–7(5), 6–3), Santiago Giraldo (61st; 6–4, 6–4), Rui Machado (114th; 4–6, 7–6(1), 6–3), and Guillermo García-López (40th; 6–2, 5–7, 6–3). In the final, Gil met defending champion and fourth-seed and no. 34 Albert Montañés who had eliminated first-seed and world no. 1 Roger Federer in two sets. The Spanish won the first set, 6–2, and had two match points in the second, but Gil recovered and closed the set in his favour on tie-break, 7–6(4). Gil had a 3–0 advantage in the final set and when it looked like he would grab his first ATP World Tour title, Montañés came from behind and ended the Portuguese's hopes with a 7–5 finish, revalidating his title. With this successful campaign, on 10 May, Gil climbed 31 places in the world rankings to become no. 102.
After that, Gil went back to the Challenger tour capturing the Milan tournament in June. The rest of the year was played between the Challenger and World tours, with the only significant victory coming in July against no. 38 Tommy Robredo in the first round in Gstaad where he beat the fifth seed 4–6, 7–5, 6–1. He lost in the second round against no. 147 Yuri Schukin 6–3, 6–3. He also reached the semi-finals in the Istanbul and Tarragona Challengers. In Grand Slams is losing streak continued losing in the Wimbledon and US Open first rounds and the qualifying tournament in Roland Garros. In October, at Montpellier in the Open Sud de France he beat no. 128 Édouard Roger-Vasselin by 6–4, 2–6, 7–5. He lost in the second round against no. 13 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6–3, 6–4. He finished the year placed in the 103rd position in the world and losing his Portuguese no. 1 status to his friend Rui Machado.
Gil began the season losing in the Aircel Chennai Open in the first round to Tomáš Berdych (6th) by 6–0, 6–1. A week later, at Medibank International Sydney, he defeated world number 39 Jarkko Nieminen by 6–2 ret, reaching the second round where he lost to no. 41 Gilles Simon by 6–1, 6–3. At the Australian Open, he wins for the first time in the first round of a Grand Slam by 6–4, 6–7(7), 4–6, 6–3, 9–7 to Pablo Cuevas (63rd) in a four-hours-and-23-minutes five-setter thrilling match. He lost in the second round to world number 12 Gaël Monfils by 4–6, 3–6, 6–1, 2–6.
In February, at the Movistar Open, he lost in First round to no. 52 Tommy Robredo by 2–6, 6–3, 6–4. Later, he lost in the first round of Copa Claro to no. 55 Fabio Fognini by 1–6, 6–2, 6–2. A week later, at Abierto Mexicano Telcel he suffer his third consecutive lost in a first round of a tournament to no. 86 Filippo Volandri by 6–1, 3–6, 6–4.
In April, competing in Casablanca, Gil reached the Second round where he was defeated 6–3, 6–4 by Gilles Simon, ranked 27th. At the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, he defeated world number 10 and 8th seed Gaël Monfils, reaching the quarterfinals of an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event for the first time. Despite the 6–2, 6–1 loss to world number 4 Andy Murray, Gil collected 205 points which allowed him to reach a career-high world ranking number 64. A week later, after achieving the quarter-finals in a challenger in Naples, defeated by Ivo Minář (122nd), by 6–7(5), 6–3, 3–6, where he reached a new career-high world ranking number 62, a week before is favorite tournament in Estoril, Portugal where he has many points to defend after losing in the final in the previous year. Gil was initially invited for the Estoril Open as a wildcard, in virtue of his low ranking, but he eventually qualified directly, because of pre-tournament drop-outs. He defeated in the first round world no. 159 Flavio Cipolla by 6–3, 6–2, but lost in the second round to the second-seed and world no. 15 Fernando Verdasco by 6–1, 7–6(5).
In May, he failed to pass the qualifying rounds of Internazionali BNL d'Italia, losing to no. 143 Łukasz Kubot by 6–3, 7–6(2). At the 2011 French Open he was eliminated in first round, losing to no. 29 Marcos Baghdatis by 7–6(4), 6–2, 6–2.
In August, in the first round in Winston-Salem Open he lost to the world no. 102 Steve Darcis by 3–6, 6–3, 6–4. A week later, at the US Open, he lost in First round to world no. 23 Alexandr Dolgopolov by 6–4, 6–2, 7–5 in 1h58m.
In September, he reached the semi-final in the Genova Challenger. In the first round in Bucharest he beat world no. 106 Jérémy Chardy by 2–6, 6–4, 6–3 in 2h14m. He lost in the second round to the world no. 183 Alessandro Giannessi by 7–6(2), 0–6, 6–3 in 2h25m.
In October, he reached the quarter-finals in the Palermo Challenger.
In November, he reached the quarter-finals in the Buenos Aires Challenger in his last tournament of the season losing to his friend Gastão Elias by 1–6, 7–5, 7–5 in 2h57m after his opponent saved 2 match points when Gil was leading by 6–1, 5–4. Gil finished the year placed in the 102nd position in the world once again behind Rui Machado.
Gil began the season losing in the Aircel Chennai Open in the first round to Go Soeda (120th) by 6–2, 6–7(4), 7–5 in 2h38m. A week later, at Apia International Sydney, he won the first round in the qualifying where he defeated world number 1099 Sadik Kadir by 6–4, 6–4 in 1h15m, in the second round he lost to no. 105 Stéphane Robert by 6–4, 6–1 in 1h5m, losing the 16 points he had achieved last year by reaching the second round. At the Australian Open, he won for the second time in the first round of a Grand Slam by defeating Ivan Dodig (36th) 2–6, 6–1, 6–1, 4–1, ret in 2h1m. Gil then made history by becoming the first Portuguese tennis player to reach the 3rd round of a Grand Slam tournament after downing Spain's Marcel Granollers (28th) in 4 sets by 6–3, 4–6, 6–4, 6–3, in 2h48m. In the third round, Gil lost to the world no. 6 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga by 6–2, 6–2, 6–2 in 1h31m. Tsonga saved all six break points faced on serve and capitalised on six of his seven opportunities. After the Open, Gil reentered in top-100.
He then won the first round of VTR Open in Viña del Mar against world no. 106 Paolo Lorenzi. After splitting sets, Gil took command of the match in the third set, breaking the Italian four times to win the hard-fought encounter 6–3, 5–7, 6–1 in two hours and 26 minutes. Gil finished the match eight for 22 on his break point opportunities. In the second round, Gil ousted fourth seed and world no. 44 Pablo Andújar by 6–2, 6–1. Gil dominated with his return game, breaking the Spaniard six times, winning 66 per cent of his return points to clinch the upset in 57 minutes. In the quarter-finals, Gil lost to world no. 82 Jérémy Chardy by 6–2, 7–6(5) in 1h36m. At the Brasil Open, in São Paulo, he lost to the Spanish wild card and world no. 184 Javier Marti, who is the youngest player in the main draw and converted four of 11 break point opportunities, by 6–2, 6–4 in 1h26m. A week later, he lost in the first round of Copa Claro to no. 150 Federico Delbonis by 6–2, 6–2 in only 53m.
In March, at Indian Wells, Gil he won the first round in the qualifying where he defeated world number 193 Alex Kuznetsov by 6–1, 6–1 in only 56m, in the second round he lost to no. 165 Ruben Bemelmans by 6–4, 3–6, 6–4 in 2h5m, but he entered in the main draw as a lucky looser. He then defeated no. 427 Rhyne Williams by 6–3, 6–7(6), 6–4 in the first round in 2h26m. In the second round, he lost to world no. 11 John Isner by 7–5, 6–3 in 1h18m. At the Miami Open Gil defeated no. 45 Thomaz Bellucci 6–3, 6–4 in the first round in 1h32m. In the second round, he lost to world no. 35 and 32nd seed Philipp Kohlschreiber who won 78 per cent of his service points by 6–2, 7–5 in 1h12m.
In April, at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, Gil won the first round in the qualifying where he defeated world number 167 Arnau Brugues-Davi by 1–6, 7–6(5), 7–5 in 2h16m, in the second round he won no. 67 Steve Darcis by 6–3, 3–6, 7–6(5) in 2h6m. He then defeated no. 35 Mikhail Youzhny by 6–1, 6–3 in the first round in 1h4m. In the second round, he lost to world no. 15 Gilles Simon by 6–3, 6–0 in 1h3m. A week later, at Barcelona Open Gil knocked out in the first round local resident and 12th seed and world no. 26 Marcel Granollers by 6–2, 6–2 in 1h13m. In the second round, he won over countryman world no. 140 João Sousa by 4–6, 6–4, 6–3 in 2h12m. In the third round, Gil lost to world no. 8 and 5th seed Janko Tipsarević by 6–2, 6–2 in only 1h9m.
In May, at the Estoril Open Gil lost in the first round to the German no. 87 Björn Phau, the oldest player in the draw at 32, by 6–4, 6–2 in 1h21m on Central Court. Phau converted five of seven break point opportunities in the pair's first tour-level meeting. A week later in the Madrid Open, Gil won the first round in the qualifying where he defeated world number 72 Matthew Ebden by 6–2 7–6(3) in 1h25m, in the second round he lost to no. 107 Daniel Gimeno Traver by 7–5, 6–4 in 1h33m. At the 2012 French Open he couldn't past the first round of the qualifying, he lost to no. 151 Jerzy Janowicz by 7–5 4–6 6–2.
In June, at the Queen's Club Gil lost in the first round to the 11th-seeded Cypriot no. 42 Marcos Baghdatis, by 7–6(2), 4–6, 6–2, in 2h30m on Central Court. A week later, at Wimbledon, he lost in First round of the qualifying to world no. 156 Jonathan Dasnieres de Veigy by 7–5, 4–6, 6–3.
In July, Gil played in Båstad and he won in the first round to world no. 163 Marsel Ilhan by 6–4, 1–6, 6–3 in 1h48m. In the second round, he lost to world no. 69 Grigor Dimitrov by 6–3, 6–4, in 1h21m. A week later, at Hamburg, he lost in First round of the qualifying to world no. 163 Marsel Ilhan by 6–3, 6–2 in 1h15m.
Gil began the season in Viña del Mar, where he failed to qualify, losing in the third round to no. 200 Gianluca Naso. A week later, at the Brazil Open, in São Paulo, he lost in the first round of qualifying to Javier Marti. A week later, at Copa Claro, he lost in the first round of qualifying.
In April, in Davis Cup competition, Gil won his rubber against Kasparas Zemaitelis from Lithania, 6-1, 6-3. In his return to the circuit, he failed to qualify for Bucharest, losing in the second round to world no. 132 Flavio Cipolla. A week later, he lost in the second round of qualifying for his favorite tournament, the Estoril Open.
In May, he won in doubles a future in Coimbra with Gonçalo Falcao, in what turned out to be his last match before a temporarily retirement from professional tennis.
Gil has been described as being an obstinate athlete. According to Cunha e Silva, he is not naturally talented nor has a shot on which he could rely on. However, he has no major weaknesses, does not give up easily and can maintain his concentration on a high level for a long period of time. Besides his combative spirit, Gil is known for having a good in-game tactical read. Gil considers hardcourt his favorite surface.
Gil was involved in some on-court incidents with fellow players due to his playing style. During the 2006 Estoril Open, Dmitry Tursunov made death threats to Gil for taking too much time in-between points. Richard Gasquet accused him of screaming too loud in 2007, and Nicolás Almagro attempted to hit Gil with a ball after similar complaints during a 2009 Brasil Open match.
Equipment and endorsements
Gil signed a sponsorship deal with sportswear and equipments producer Asics in 2009, which combined monetary and material support. In turn, he became Portuguese ambassador for their entire sports catalogue. Lasting two years, this deal helped Gil gain financial independence from his parents. He is currently sponsored by sports supplements company Gold Nutrition.
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 - / Fed 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 US Open.
Singles performance timeline
|Australian Open||A||A||A||1R||2R||3R||A||A||A||0 / 3||3–3||50%|
|French Open||Q3||1R||1R||Q2||1R||Q1||A||A||A||0 / 3||0–3||0%|
|Wimbledon||A||1R||1R||1R||1R||Q1||A||A||A||0 / 4||0–4||0%|
|US Open||A||1R||1R||1R||1R||Q1||A||A||A||0 / 4||0–4||0%|
|Win–Loss||0–0||0–3||0–3||0–3||1–4||2–1||0–0||0–0||0–0||0 / 14||3–14||18%|
Doubles performance timeline
|Australian Open||A||A||1R||A||1R||A||A||A||0 / 2||0–2||0%|
|French Open||A||A||A||1R||A||A||A||A||0 / 1||0–1||0%|
|Wimbledon||2R||1R||A||1R||A||A||A||A||0 / 3||1–3||25%|
|US Open||A||A||3R||A||A||A||A||A||0 / 1||1–1||50%|
|Win–Loss||1–1||0–1||1–2||0–2||0–1||0–0||0–0||0–0||0 / 7||2–7||22%|
- The official ATP records are incomplete as they do not count two Davis Cup wins against Cyprus in 2008, and two losses against Serbia and Montenegro in 2004.
- 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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- "Open da Austrália: Tsonga "atropela" Frederico Gil [Australian Open: Tsonga "runs over" Frederico Gil]". Record (in Portuguese). 21 January 2012. Retrieved 28 November 2015.
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- "Frederico Gil assume função de comentador [Frederico Gil takes commentator position". Notícias ao Minuto (in Portuguese). 2 September 2015. Retrieved 29 November 2015.
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- "Tenista termina relação de trabalho com Bernardo Mota [Tennis player ends work relationship with Bernardo Mota]". Portuguese Tennis Federation (in Portuguese). Retrieved 28 November 2015.
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- "Frederico Gil: Pro Activity". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
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- "Ténis - Frederico Gil tem novo patrocinador [Tennis - Frederico Gil has a new sponsor]". Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (in Portuguese). 12 May 2009. Retrieved 29 November 2015.
- "Frederico Gil Ténis". Gold Nutrition (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 November 2015.
- "Frederico Gil distinguido pela ITF por 20 participações na Taça Davis [Frederico Gil honored by ITF for 20 Davis Cup participations]". Record (in Portuguese). 3 March 2015. Retrieved 28 November 2015.
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