Joao Sousa Bio

  • Began playing tennis aged seven with his father Armando at the local club
  • Moved to Barcelona at 15 to pursue his dream and become a professional tennis player
  • Father, Armando, is a judge and mother, Adelaide, is a banker
  • Has one brother, Luis, who is a student
  • Growing up he admired Juan Carlos Ferrero, Pete Sampras and Roger Federer
  • Hobbies include playing and watching football, reading books, going to the cinema and hanging out with friends
  • If he wasn't a tennis player he would have loved to become a football player or a doctor
  • Favourite shot is the forehand
  • Trains at the BTT Academy in Barcelona
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan, English, French and Italian.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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