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Felipe Meligeni Alves
Felipe Alves
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Meligeni Alves at the 2022 French Open
Full nameFelipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves
Country (sports) Brazil
ResidenceCampinas, Brazil
Born (1998-02-19) 19 February 1998 (age 24)
Campinas, Brazil
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachCesar Chiappari
Prize moneyUS$ 373,247
Singles
Career record1-2 (33.3% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 178 (15 November 2021)
Current rankingNo. 195 (6 June 2022)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2021)
French OpenQ3 (2021)
WimbledonQ1 (2021)
US OpenQ1 (2021)
Doubles
Career record11-7 (61.1% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 78 (15 November 2021)
Current rankingNo. 83 (6 June 2022)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open1R (2022)
French Open1R (2022)
Team competitions
Davis Cup2-1
Last updated on: 6 June 2022.

Felipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves (born 19 February 1998) is a Brazilian professional tennis player.

Meligeni Alves has a career high ATP singles ranking of No. 187 achieved on 18 October 2021 and a career high ATP doubles ranking of No. 78 achieved on 15 November 2021.[1]

Junior career

Meligeni Alves won the 2016 US Open boys' doubles title, partnering Juan Carlos Aguilar.[2]

Professional career

2020: ATP debut and maiden Challenger singles and doubles titles

Meligeni made his debut in an ATP Tour singles main draw as wildcard at the 2020 Rio Open, losing in three sets to world No. 4 Dominic Thiem in the first round.

Meligeni won his first ATP Challenger doubles title at Guayaquil alongside Venezuelan Luis David Martínez, defeating spaniards Sergio Martos Gornés and Jaume Munar in the final.

Meligeni Alves won his first ATP Challenger singles title at São Paulo, defeating Portuguese Frederico Ferreira Silva, on 29 November 2020. He also won his second doubles title alongside Luis David Martínez in the same event.

2021-2022: First ATP doubles title and top 100 debut

In March 2021, Meligeni Alves won his first ATP 250 doubles title alongside Rafael Matos at the 2021 Córdoba Open defeating Romain Arneodo and Benoît Paire. He reached the top 100 on 14 June 2021 at World No. 99.

In February 2022, Meligeni Alves won his second ATP 250 doubles title at the 2022 Chile Open alongside Matos.

Personal life

Meligeni Alves' older sister Carolina Meligeni Alves is also a tennis player[3] and their uncle, Fernando Meligeni, was also a tennis player who reached the semifinals at the 1999 French Open[4] and at the 1996 Olympic Summer Games.[5]

ATP career finals

Doubles: 2 (2 titles)

Winner - Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0-0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (2-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (2-0)
Grass (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Feb 2021 Córdoba Open, Argentina 250 Series Clay Brazil Rafael Matos Monaco Romain Arneodo
France Benoît Paire
6-4, 6-1
Win 2-0 Feb 2022 Chile Open, Chile 250 Series Clay Brazil Rafael Matos Sweden André Göransson
United States Nathaniel Lammons
7-6(10-8), 7-6(7-3)

Challenger and Futures/World Tennis Tour Finals

Singles: 11 (6-5)

Legend (singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (2-1)
ITF Futures Tour (4-4)
Titles by surface
Hard (1-0)
Clay (5-5)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 May 2018 Egypt F17, Cairo Futures Clay Brazil Orlando Luz 7-6(7-3), 7-6(7-3)
Loss 1-1 Oct 2018 Brazil F6, Curitiba Futures Clay Argentina Francisco Cerundolo 6-7(3-7), 2-6
Loss 1-2 Nov 2018 Brazil F7, Sao Carlos Futures Clay Brazil Joao Souza 3-6, 3-6
Win 2-2 Feb 2019 M15 Monastir, Tunisia Futures Hard United Kingdom Evan Hoyt 6-4, 6-3
Win 3-2 Mar 2019 M15 Antalya, Turkey Futures Clay Russia Ivan Nedelko 6-7(5-7), 7-5 Ret.
Win 4-2 Apr 2019 M15 Antalya, Turkey Futures Clay Belgium Clement Geens 6-3, 1-0 ret.
Loss 4-3 May 2019 M15 Las Palmas, Spain Futures Clay Spain Eduard Esteve Lobato 2-6, 3-6
Loss 4-4 May 2019 M15 Las Palmas, Spain Futures Clay Spain Eduard Esteve Lobato 4-6, 1-6
Win 5-4 Nov 2020 São Paulo, Brazil Challenger Clay Portugal Frederico Ferreira Silva 6-2, 7-6(7-1)
Loss 5-5 Oct 2021 Santiago, Chile Challenger Clay Argentina Sebastián Báez 6-3, 6-7(6-8), 1-6
Win 6-5 Jul 2022 Ia?i, Romania Challenger Clay Spain Pablo Andújar 6-3, 4-6, 6-2

Doubles: 18 (8-10)

Titles by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (8-10)
Grass (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Aug 2019 Segovia, Spain Challenger Clay Brazil Orlando Luz Netherlands Sander Arends
Netherlands David Pel
6-4, 7-6(7-3)
Loss 0-2 Oct 2019 Lima, Peru Challenger Clay Venezuela Luis David Martínez Uruguay Ariel Behar
Ecuador Gonzalo Escobar
6-2, 2-6, [10-3]
Win 1-2 Nov 2020 Guayaquil, Ecuador Challenger Clay Venezuela Luis David Martínez Spain Sergio Martos Gornés
Spain Jaume Munar
6-0, 4-6, [10-3]
Win 2-2 Nov 2020 São Paulo, Brazil Challenger Clay Venezuela Luis David Martínez Brazil Rogério Dutra Silva
Brazil Fernando Romboli
6-3, 6-3
Loss 2-3 Dec 2020 Campinas, Brazil Challenger Clay Venezuela Luis David Martínez France Sadio Doumbia
France Fabien Reboul
7-6(7-9), 5-7, [7-10]
Loss 2-4 Mar 2021 Santiago, Chile Challenger Clay Brazil Rafael Matos Venezuela Luis David Martínez
Portugal Gonçalo Oliveira
5-7, 1-6
Loss 2-5 May 2021 Biella, Italy Challenger Clay Brazil Rafael Matos Sweden André Göransson
United States Nathaniel Lammons
6-7(3-7), 3-6
Win 3-5 Jul 2021 Ia?i, Romania Challenger Clay Brazil Orlando Luz Argentina Hernán Casanova
Spain Roberto Ortega Olmedo
6-3, 6-4
Loss 3-6 Jul 2021 Tampere, Finland Challenger Clay Brazil Orlando Luz Argentina Pedro Cachín
Argentina Facundo Mena
5-7, 3-6
Win 4-6 Jul 2021 Trieste, Italy Challenger Clay Brazil Orlando Luz France Antoine Hoang
France Albano Olivetti
7-5, 6-7(6-8), [10-5]
Win 5-6 Aug 2021 Como, Italy Challenger Clay Brazil Rafael Matos Venezuela Luis David Martínez
Italy Andrea Vavassori
6-7(2-7), 6-4, [10-6]
Loss 5-7 Sep 2021 Tulln an der Donau, Austria Challenger Clay Brazil Rafael Matos Germany Dustin Brown
Italy Andrea Vavassori
6-7(5-7), 1-6
Win 6-7 Nov 2021 Montevideo, Uruguay Challenger Clay Brazil Rafael Matos Uruguay Ignacio Carou
Italy Luciano Darderi
6-4, 6-4
Win 7-7 Nov 2021 Campinas, Brazil Challenger Clay Brazil Rafael Matos Brazil Gilbert Klier Júnior
Brazil Matheus Pucinelli de Almeida
6-3, 6-1
Loss 7-8 Nov 2021 São Paulo, Brazil Challenger Clay Brazil Rafael Matos Colombia Nicolás Barrientos
Colombia Alejandro Gómez
w/o
Loss 7-9 Apr 2022 San Luis Potosi, Mexico Challenger Clay Venezuela Luis David Martínez Colombia Nicolás Barrientos
Mexico Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
6-7(11-13), 2-6
Win 8-9 Apr 2022 Tigre, Argentina Challenger Clay Argentina Guillermo Durán Italy Luciano Darderi
Argentina Juan Bautista Torres
3-6, 6-4, [10-3]
Loss 8-10 May 2022 Salvador, Brazil Challenger Clay Brazil Orlando Luz Ecuador Diego Hidalgo
Colombia Cristian Rodríguez
5-7, 1-6

National representation

Davis Cup

Meligeni Alves was first nominated to play for Brazil in Davis Cup in September 2021 against Lebanon.[6] Meligeni Alves made his debut in Davis Cup against Hady Habib and won in straight sets in the second rubber which after allowed the Brazilian team to confirm the 4-0 tie and advance into the 2022 Davis Cup Qualifying Round.[7] Currently, Meligeni Alves sports a 1-0 record in Davis Cup matches. He has played only singles matches thus far.

All Davis Cup Matches: 1-0 (Singles: 1-0)
2020 Davis Cup World Group I
Round Date Opponent Final match score Location Surface Match Opponent Rubber Score
WGI September 18-19, 2021  Lebanon 2-0 Jounieh Clay Singles 4 Hady Habib 6-1, 6-3

Junior Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 1 (1 title)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2016 US Open Hard Bolivia Juan Carlos Aguilar Canada Félix Auger-Aliassime
Canada Benjamin Sigouin
6-3, 7-6(7-4)

References

  1. ^ "Felipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves | Overview | ATP Tour | Tennis". www.atptour.com.
  2. ^ redação, Por GloboEsporte comDa. "Em Nova York, Felipe Meligeni leva título de duplas do US Open juvenil". globoesporte.globo.com (in Brazilian Portuguese).
  3. ^ ""Nunca ninguém acreditou nela, só nós da família", diz Meligeni sobre sucesso da sobrinha Carol". globoesporte.globo.com (in Brazilian Portuguese).
  4. ^ "Trajetória de Meligeni à semi de Roland Garros teve bolada em torcedor e "vacilo" de Guga". globoesporte.globo.com (in Brazilian Portuguese).
  5. ^ "Fernando Meligeni: saiba tudo da trajetória de Fininho no tênis". www.esportelandia.com.br (in Brazilian Portuguese). 2 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Brasil convoca tenistas para a disputa da Copa Davis". 18 August 2021.
  7. ^ "Brasil vence o Líbano e avança aos playoffs da Copa Davis - Gazeta Esportiva".

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