João Sousa Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

João Pedro Coelho Marinho de Sousa

Nick Name

João Sousa, Sousa, Conquistador (Portuguese of Conqueror)

Joao Sousa during a press conference
Joao Sousa during a press conference

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Guimaraes, Portugal

Residence

Barcelona, Spain

Nationality

Portuguese

Education

João went to a boarding school at Barcelona, Spain.

Occupation

Professional Tennis Player

Plays

Right-handed (Two-handed Backhand)

Turned Pro

2005

Family

  • Father – Armando Marinho de Sousa (Tennis Judge, Amateur Tennis Player)
  • Mother – Adelaide Coelho Sousa (Banker)
  • Siblings – Luis Carlos Sousa (Younger Brother)

Manager

Unknown

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

João Sousa dated –

  • Julia Villanueva (2008-Present) – Since 2008, João Sousa is in a relationship with Julia Villanueva.
Joao Sousa with his girlfriend Julia Villanueva
Joao Sousa with his girlfriend Julia Villanueva

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Hazel eyes
  • Long and wavy hair
  • Often wears a hat

Measurements

Joao Sousa’s body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 38 in or 96.5 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 13 in or 33 cm
  • Waist – 31 in or 79 cm
Joao Sousa during 2016 Australian Open match against Andy Murray on January 23, 2016
Joao Sousa during 2016 Australian Open match against Andy Murray on January 23, 2016

Shoe Size

Unknown

Brand Endorsements

Sousa has signed endorsement contracts with Millennium bcp, Polaris SportsMike Davis (Portuguese clothing brand), Lotto, Wilson, and Gold Nutrition.

Religion

Joao’s religious beliefs are not known.

Best Known For

Sousa is recognized as one of the best Portuguese tennis players of all time.

First Film

João has not acted in a movie yet.

First TV Show

Other than tennis matches itself, in 2016, Sousa appeared in the talk-show Sociedade Recreativa as himself.

First Grand Slam Singles Wins

You can check Sousa’s recent title wins on ATP World Tour.

Personal Trainer

Joao Sousa has been coached by –

  • Luis Miguel Coutinho
  • Alvaro Margets
  • Frederico Marques
  • BTT Academy (Francisco Roig)

Check the following link to see how Joao prepares for the upcoming tournaments.

João Sousa Favorite Things

  • Surface – Clay
SourceATP World Tour
Joao Sousa during a match against Novak Djokovic at Miami Open on March 27, 2016 in Key Biscayne, Florida
Joao Sousa during a match against Novak Djokovic at Miami Open on March 27, 2016 in Key Biscayne, Florida

João Sousa Facts

  1. Sousa started playing tennis when he was 7.
  2. At the age of 15, João shifted to Barcelona in order to chase his dream of becoming a professional tennis player.
  3. While growing up, Sousa idolized Juan Carlos Ferrero, Pete Sampras, and Roger Federer.
  4. He is multilingual and speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English, French, Italian, and Catalan.
  5. Sousa once stated that if he hadn’t find his success in tennis, he would have been a footballer or a doctor.
  6. In Joao’s opinion, his best shot is the forehand.
  7. He lifted his first professional trophy in 2009.
  8. He won the U-14 doubles title with partner Gastao Elias.
  9. While Sousa played tennis, he also competed for a local club called Vitoria de Guimaraes.
  10. Joao is an avid fan of football club Guimaraes.
  11. Sousa was a member of the National Tennis Training Center in Maia for a short time as it closed soon after he joined it.
  12. In the early days of his professional career, Sousa had tough times finding sponsors for which he blamed the local government because of being unsupportive for every type of sport except football.
  13. At the time when he was a junior, his family was his main source of financial support. They even went through bank loans so that Joan can continue to play.
  14. Visit his official website @ joaosousaofficial.com.
  15. Follow Sousa on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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