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Maria Fernanda Alves

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Country (sports)
Career titles
0 WTA, 23 ITF

Turned pro

Career record
474 - 420

1.74 m

Prize money

Tennis player

Florianopolis, Brazil

Maria Alves

Maria Fernanda Alves

17 April 1983 (age 41) Florianopolis, Brazil (

Left-handed (two-handed backhand)

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Maria Fernanda Barbato Alves (born 17 April 1983), also known as Nanda Alves, is a Brazilian tennis player. She is currently coached by her father Carlos and former tennis player Thomaz Koch. As of 1 March 2010, Alves is ranked World No. 262, and is the highest ranked Brazilian player. She has enjoyed success at the ITF Circuit, winning 18 singles and 26 doubles titles so far. Alves made her WTA Tour debut at Copa Colsanitas in 2004, and has played qualifications for all four Grand Slam events. Partnering with Vanessa Henke, Alves took part in the 2005 Australian Open doubles event, but they lost to Daniela Hantuchová and Martina Navratilova in the first round.


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Personal life

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Alves was born on 17 April 1983 to Carlos José Alves and Maria Cristina Barbato Alves, who were both professional tennis players. She resides in her hometown Florianópolis, Santa Catarina. Alves began playing tennis aged four, along with her older sister Maria Cláudia. She cites Jennifer Capriati (of whom she said, "Capriati, because she played really well; she had problems with drugs and she escaped. I admire her determination to get out of that hole."), Roger Federer and Steffi Graf as her role models, and clay as her favourite surface. Along with tennis, her favourite sports include volleyball and football, and she cites Pretty Woman and Notting Hill as her favourite films. She also admires beach and beach sports. Alves was raised as Roman Catholic.

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Alves often works with kids in her father's tennis camp in Florida, Some of players who practised in Carlos Alves' camp are former World No. 1 player Gustavo Kuerten, Marcelo Melo, André Sá and others. She is currently coached by her father Carlos and former tennis player Thomaz Koch.


Alves plays in Solfire gear and uses Dunlop racket, model Aerogel 500 Tour.


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