Nuno Borges (tennis)
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Nuno Borges Tennis
Nuno Borges
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Country (sports) Portugal
ResidencePortugal
Born (1997-02-19) February 19, 1997 (age 25)
Maia, Portugal
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro2019
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CollegeMississippi State
CoachJoão Maio
Prize money$306,299
Singles
Career record3-4
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 111 (18 July 2022)
Current rankingNo. 111 (18 July 2022)
Grand Slam singles results
French Open1R (2022)
Wimbledon1R (2022)
Doubles
Career record6-2
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 83 (16 May 2022)
Current rankingNo. 84 (18 July 2022)
Grand Slam doubles results
Wimbledon2R (2022)
Last updated on: 18 July 2022.

Nuno Borges (born February 19, 1997) is a Portuguese tennis player.

Borges has a career high ATP singles ranking of World No. 111 achieved on 18 July 2022 and a doubles ranking of World No. 83 achieved on 16 May 2022.[1] Borges has a career high ITF juniors ranking of World No. 44 achieved on 13 April 2015.[2]

College career

Borges played college tennis at the Mississippi State University between 2015 and 2019.[3] He won the SEC Player of the Year Award three times (2017, 2018, 2019).[4][5][6]

Professional Career

2021-22:ATP & Major debut, Record 6 Challenger titles, historic ATP title & Top 100

Borges made his ATP debut at the 2021 Estoril Open after qualifying for the singles draw. He then defeated Jordan Thompson in the first round to win his first ATP match and lost against former US Open champion Marin ?ili? in the second round. He repeated the same feat at the 2022 Estoril Open where he also reached the second round as a wildcard after Pablo Andujar retirement but lost to Frances Tiafoe.[7][8]

Borges won two ATP Challenger singles titles and nine doubles titles with Francisco Cabral, a record doubles of six in 2021.[9]

He reached the top 100 in doubles after a semifinal[10][11] and first ATP final showing at the 2022 Estoril Open with Cabral as a wildcard pair where they defeated the top seeded pair Jamie Murray and Michael Venus en route. They became the first Portuguese pair to reach and win the final at their home tournament on their ATP doubles debut.[12][13][14][15]

At the 2022 French Open Borges qualified to make his Grand Slam main draw singles debut.[16] He also qualified for his second Grand Slam of the year at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships as a lucky loser after the late withdrawal of Marin Cilic. In doubles at the same tournament he reached the second round on his doubles Major debut partnering with Cabral.

ATP career finals

Doubles: 1 (1 title)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
ATP Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP Tour 500 Series (0-0)
ATP Tour 250 Series (1-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (1-0)
Grass (0-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (1-0)
Indoor (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Apr 2022 Estoril Open, Portugal 250 Series Clay Portugal Francisco Cabral Argentina Máximo González
Sweden André Göransson
6-2, 6-3

Future and Challenger finals

Singles: 23 (12-11)

Legend (singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (2-3)
ITF Futures / World Tennis Tour (10-8)
Titles by surface
Hard (7-7)
Clay (5-4)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Jun 2017 Portugal F8, Lisbon Futures Hard Portugal João Monteiro 4-6, 6-1, 5-7
Win 1-1 Jul 2017 Portugal F9, Setúbal Futures Hard Portugal João Monteiro 6-3, 6-0
Win 2-1 Jul 2017 Portugal F13, Idanha-a-Nova Futures Hard Spain Andrés Artuñedo 7-6(7-4), 6-4
Loss 2-2 Jun 2018 Portugal F8, Póvoa de Varzim Futures Hard Chinese Taipei Tseng Chun-hsin 3-6, 4-6
Loss 2-3 Jul 2018 Portugal F11, Castelo Branco Futures Hard United Kingdom Mark Whitehouse 4-6, 4-6
Loss 2-4 Jul 2018 Portugal F12, Porto Futures Hard Hungary Máté Valkusz 3-6, 2-6
Win 3-4 Aug 2018 Portugal F13, Caldas da Rainha Futures Clay Portugal Daniel Batista 6-0, 6-2
Win 4-4 Nov 2018 United States F32, Pensacola Futures Clay Venezuela Ricardo Rodríguez 6-4, 6-3
Win 5-4 Jun 2019 M15 Setúbal, Portugal World Tennis Tour Hard Portugal Fred Gil 6-3, 6-4
Win 6-4 Jul 2019 M15 Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal World Tennis Tour Hard Portugal Fred Gil 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
Win 7-4 Jan 2020 M15 Monastir, Tunisia World Tennis Tour Hard Belgium Zizou Bergs 6-4, 7-6(8-6)
Win 8-4 Sep 2020 M15 Sintra, Portugal World Tennis Tour Hard Portugal Gastão Elias 6-2, 6-2
Loss 8-5 Oct 2020 M25 Porto, Portugal World Tennis Tour Hard Portugal Gastão Elias 3-6, 3-6
Loss 8-6 Oct 2020 M15 Setúbal, Portugal World Tennis Tour Hard Germany Sebastian Fanselow 4-6, 6-7(3-7)
Loss 8-7 Nov 2020 M25 Vale do Lobo, Portugal World Tennis Tour Hard Poland Kacper ?uk 4-6, 3-6
Win 9-7 Nov 2020 M15 Quinta do Lago, Portugal World Tennis Tour Hard Belgium Michael Geerts 6-0, 6-1
Win 10-7 Feb 2021 M15 Antalya, Turkey World Tennis Tour Clay Serbia Miljan Zeki? 6-4, 3-3 ret.
Loss 10-8 Apr 2021 Oeiras, Portugal Challenger Clay Argentina Pedro Cachín 6-7(4-7), 6-7(3-7)
Loss 10-9 May 2021 M15 Majadahonda, Spain World Tennis Tour Clay Switzerland Johan Nikles 4-6, 3-6
Win 11-9 Nov 2021 Antalya, Turkey Challenger Clay United Kingdom Ryan Peniston 6-4, 6-3
Loss 11-10 Dec 2021 Maia, Portugal Challenger Clay (i) Chinese Taipei Tseng Chun-hsin 7-5, 5-7, 2-6
Loss 11-11 Mar 2022 Roseto degli Abruzzi, Italy Challenger Clay Spain Carlos Taberner 2-6, 3-6
Win 12-11 Apr 2022 Barletta, Italy Challenger Clay Serbia Miljan Zeki? 6-3, 7-5

Doubles: 25 (16-8)

Legend (singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (9-3)
ITF Futures / World Tennis Tour (7-5)
Titles by surface
Hard (8-3)
Clay (8-5)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Nov 2015 Morocco F4, Casablanca Futures Clay Portugal Francisco Cabral Morocco Amine Ahouda
Morocco Yassine Idmbarek
2-6, 6-1, [8-10]
Win 1-1 Jun 2017 Portugal F8, Lisbon Futures Hard Portugal Francisco Cabral Republic of Ireland Sam Barry
Australia Bradley Mousley
6-1, 3-6, [10-5]
Win 2-1 Jul 2017 Portugal F9, Setúbal Futures Hard Portugal Francisco Cabral Australia Harry Bourchier
Australia Daniel Nolan
7-6(7-4), 6-4
Win 3-1 Jun 2018 Portugal F9, Póvoa de Varzim Futures Hard Portugal Francisco Cabral France Romain Bauvy
France Hugo Voljacques
6-4, 6-4
Loss 3-2 Jun 2018 Portugal F10, Setúbal Futures Hard Portugal Francisco Cabral Guatemala Christopher Díaz Figueroa
Guatemala Wilfredo González
5-7, 6-2, [8-10]
Win 4-2 Jul 2018 Portugal F11, Castelo Branco Futures Hard Portugal Francisco Cabral France Maxime Tchoutakian
France Hugo Voljacques
6-4, 6-4
Win 5-2 Jul 2019 M15 Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal World Tennis Tour Hard Portugal Francisco Cabral Portugal Francisco Dias
Portugal Gonçalo Falcão
6-4, 6-3
Win 6-2 Oct 2020 M15 Setúbal, Portugal World Tennis Tour Hard Portugal Francisco Cabral Brazil Mateus Alves
Brazil Igor Marcondes
6-2, 6-7(5-7), [10-7]
Loss 6-3 Oct 2020 M25 Vale do Lobo, Portugal World Tennis Tour Hard Portugal Francisco Cabral Netherlands Jesper de Jong
Netherlands Jelle Sels
6-7(3-7), 7-5, [8-10]
Loss 6-4 Nov 2020 M15 Villena, Spain World Tennis Tour Clay Portugal Francisco Cabral Spain Alberto Barroso Campos
Spain Benjamín Winter López
5-7, 5-7
Loss 6-5 Jan 2021 M15 Antalya, Turkey World Tennis Tour Clay United States Alex Rybakov Italy Raúl Brancaccio
Italy Davide Galoppini
6-2, 4-6, [7-10]
Win 7-5 Feb 2021 M15 Antalya, Turkey World Tennis Tour Clay United States Alex Rybakov Italy Jacopo Berrettini
Italy Raúl Brancaccio
4-6, 7-6(7-1), [10-6]
Win 8-5 Apr 2021 Oeiras, Portugal Challenger Clay Portugal Francisco Cabral Russia Pavel Kotov
Chinese Taipei Tseng Chun-hsin
6-1, 6-2
Win 9-5 Sep 2021 Braga, Portugal Challenger Clay Portugal Francisco Cabral Netherlands Jesper de Jong
Netherlands Bart Stevens
6-3, 6-7(4-7), [10-5]
Loss 9-6 Oct 2021 Lisbon, Portugal Challenger Clay Portugal Francisco Cabral India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
India Purav Raja
6-7(5-7), 3-6
Loss 9-7 Oct 2021 Barcelona, Spain Challenger Clay Portugal Francisco Cabral Finland Harri Heliövaara
Czech Republic Roman Jebavý
4-6, 3-6
Win 10-7 Nov 2021 Tenerife, Spain Challenger Hard Portugal Francisco Cabral India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
India Purav Raja
6-3, 6-4
Win 11-7 Nov 2021 Manama, Bahrain Challenger Hard Portugal Francisco Cabral Austria Maximilian Neuchrist
Greece Michail Pervolarakis
7-5, 6-7(5-7), [10-8]
Win 12-7 Dec 2021 Maia, Portugal Challenger Clay Portugal Francisco Cabral Slovakia Andrej Martin
Portugal Gonçalo Oliveira
6-3, 6-4
Win 13-7 Dec 2021 Maia, Portugal Challenger Clay (i) Portugal Francisco Cabral Poland Piotr Matuszewski
Austria David Pichler
6-4, 7-5
Win 14-7 Mar 2022 Oeiras, Portugal Challenger Clay Portugal Francisco Cabral Uzbekistan Sanjar Fayziev
Greece Markos Kalovelonis
6-3, 6-0
Win 15-7 Apr 2022 Oeiras, Portugal Challenger Clay Portugal Francisco Cabral Czech Republic Zden?k Kolá?
Czech Republic Adam Pavlásek
6-4, 6-0
Win 16-7 May 2022 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Clay Portugal Francisco Cabral Czech Republic Andrew Paulson
Czech Republic Adam Pavlásek
6-4, 6-7(3-7), [10-5]
Loss 16-8 Jul 2022 Porto, Portugal Challenger Hard Portugal Francisco Cabral India Yuki Bhambri
India Saketh Myneni
4-6, 6-3, [6-10]

Record against top 10 players

Borges' record against those who have been ranked in the top 10, with active players in boldface.

Davis Cup

Participations: (2-1)

Group membership
World Group (0-0)
Qualifying Round (0-0)
WG Play-off (0-0)
Group I (2-1)
Group II (0-0)
Group III (0-0)
Group IV (0-0)
Matches by surface
Hard (0-1)
Clay (2-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Matches by type
Singles (1-0)
Doubles (1-1)
Rubber outcome No. Rubber Match type (partner if any) Opponent nation Opponent player(s) Score
Decrease1-3; 18-19 September 2021; Horia Demian Sports Hall, Cluj-Napoca, Romania; World Group I First round; Hard (indoor) surface
Defeat 1 III Doubles (with João Sousa) Romania Romania Marius Copil / Horia Tec?u 4-6, 3-6
Increase4-0; 4-5 March 2022; Complexo Municipal de Ténis da Maia, Porto, Portugal; World Group I Play-off; Clay surface
Victory 2 II Singles Poland Poland Kamil Majchrzak 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
Victory 3 III Doubles (with Francisco Cabral) Szymon Walków / Jan Zieli?ski 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

References

  1. ^ "Nuno Borges profile at the ATP". ATP. Retrieved 2021.
  2. ^ "Nuno Borges Junior profile at the ITF". ITF. Retrieved 2021.
  3. ^ "Nuno Borges Bio - Mississippi State University Official Athletic Site". hailstate.com. Retrieved 2021.
  4. ^ "Men's Tennis All-SEC Teams announced". www.secsports.com. 4 May 2017. Retrieved 2021.
  5. ^ "2018 SEC Men's Tennis Awards announced". www.secsports.com. 4 May 2018. Retrieved 2021.
  6. ^ "2019 SEC Men's Tennis Awards announced". www.secsports.com. 26 April 2019. Retrieved 2021.
  7. ^ "Tiafoe overcomes wild-card Borges in Estoril". 27 April 2022.
  8. ^ "Rising Nuno Borges into Round 2: 'Where do you guys find those stats?'". 26 April 2022.
  9. ^ "Borges to Face Tseng in Maia Open Final". 18 December 2021.
  10. ^ "Home Favourites Nuno Borges/Francisco Cabral Continue Dream Run in Estoril | ATP Tour | Tennis".
  11. ^ "Francisco Cabral e Nuno Borges estão nas meias finais do Millennium Estoril Open". 29 April 2022.
  12. ^ @EstorilOpen (30 April 2022). "HISTORY IN ESTORIL!Francisco Cabral and Nuno Borges are the first ever Portuguese doubles pair to reach the final..." (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  13. ^ "Portugueses Nuno Borges e Francisco Cabral fazem história no Estoril Open".
  14. ^ "Maximo Gonzalez/Andre Goransson Reach Estoril Final on Team Debut | ATP Tour | Tennis".
  15. ^ "Nuno Borges & Francisco Cabral Win Home Title in Estoril | ATP Tour | Tennis".
  16. ^ "#NextGenATP Italian Giulio Zeppieri Seals Roland Garros Qualification | ATP Tour | Tennis".

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Sporting positions
Preceded by SEC Tennis Player of the Year
2017-2019
Succeeded by

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