Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2011.
- Coached by Nuno Marques
- Parents are Joao and Irene; brother is Nuno
- Began playing at age 7; started because she wanted to play tennis with cousins
- Baseliner whose favorite surface is hardcourt
- Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
- Was accepted to study medicine at university in 2012 but deferred it for two years to pursue tennis
- Best memory is qualifying for first Grand Slam at 2012 Australian Open
- Favorite tournaments are Estoril and Grand Slams (especially Australian Open)
- Twitter is @maryjo_koehler.
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