Place of Birth: Portugal
Current Residence: Lagoa, Portugal
Language(s): Portuguese, English
International Debut: 2006, Belgium Junior Open
Professional Since: In 2006, I started representing my club to compete in the national league.
National Team Member: 2005
Q & A
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"I started playing at 6 years old in Portugal, in my town because my father played when he was younger and after I started playing, I loved it and i got addicted to the sport!"
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Yonex, Voltric 80"
Your training regime?
"Monday to Saturday, 2 Sessions per day, morning: (running (45min)), evenning: (technical (16h-18h), gym (18h-19.30h), physical (19.30h-21.30h)). Sunday: 1 Session, evenning: (running (1h))."
Memorable sporting achievements?
"2 consecutive years (07/08 ; 08/09) I was number 1 on the European Junior Ranking, it is memorable because I was the first portuguese to achieve that."
Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"4 consecutive years Player of the Year of my birth town and also in my resident town."
"Be the World Champion"
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