Michelle Larcher De Brito Bio


  • Coached by father, Antonio
  • Mother is Caroline; brothers are Sebastian and Sergio (twins, four years older than her); has dog called Armani (husky)
  • Began playing at age 3 when father introduced her at local club
  • Baseliner whose best assets are movement, groundstrokes; favorite surfaces are hard, grass
  • Speaks Portuguese, English
  • Favorite types of music are hip hop, rap; favorite artist is Justin Timberlake
  • Favorite movie is When A Stanger Calls; favorite book is DaVinci Code
  • Enjoys reading, walking her dog, shopping
  • Favorite things about being a tennis player are seing the world, competing; least favorite thing is losing
  • Favorite players are Monica Seles, Martina Hingis, Rafael Nadal
  • Favorite event is Miami because it was her first WTA event
  • Goal is to keep improving
  • Junior highlights include youngest ever to win U16 Eddie Herr title (won it in 2005 when she was 12).
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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