Maria Joao Koehler Bio


  • 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.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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