Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.
- Nickname is “PePe”
- Started playing tennis aged four with his father
- Speaks Portuguese, English and Spanish
- Father, Gastao, is a businessman and former motocross sportsman; mother, Dolores, works with her husband; one sister, Beatriz
- Resides in Bradenton, Florida, and also in Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Favourite surface is hard and shot is forehand
- Favourite tournament is Estoril
- Idols growing up were James Blake and Roger Federer
- Hobbies include playing video games and football, plus surfing
- When he was younger, he wanted to be “an ice hockey play, I have no idea why”
- Favourite teams include Sporting Lisbon, Liverpool and Real Madrid
- Physical trainer is Cassiano Costa (since 2009).
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