|Born||17 April 1983|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Plays||Left-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career titles||23 ITF|
|Highest ranking||132 (12 September 2005)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||Q2 (2005,2006)|
|French Open||Q3 (2005)|
|US Open||Q3 (2005)|
|Career titles||58 ITF|
|Highest ranking||109 (3 April 2006)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2005)|
Maria Fernanda Barbato Alves [maˈɾi.ɐ feɾˈnɐ̃dɐ ˈawvis] ; born 17 April 1983), also known as Nanda Alves, is a retired Brazilian tennis player.(Brazilian Portuguese:
As of 1 March 2010, Alves was ranked world No. 262, and was the highest ranked Brazilian player.She enjoyed success at the ITF Women's Circuit, winning 23 singles and 58 doubles titles. Alves made her WTA Tour debut at Copa Colsanitas in 2004, and played qualifications for all four Grand Slam events. Partnering with Vanessa Henke, she took part in the 2005 Australian Open doubles event, but they lost to Daniela Hantuchová and Martina Navratilova in the first round. After 2016 Brasil Tennis Cup, Alves retired from professional tennis.
Alves was born on 17 April 1983 to Carlos José Alves and Maria Cristina Barbato Alves, who were both professional tennis players.She resides in her hometown Florianópolis, Santa Catarina. Alves began playing tennis aged four, along with her older sister Maria Cláudia. She cites Jennifer Capriati (of whom she said, "Capriati, because she played really well; she had problems with drugs and she escaped. I admire her determination to get out of that hole." ), Roger Federer and Steffi Graf as her role models, and clay as her favourite surface.
Alves often works with kids in her father's tennis camp in Florida.Some of players who practised in that camp are former world No. 1 player Gustavo Kuerten, Marcelo Melo, André Sá and others. She was coached by her father Carlos and former tennis player Thomaz Koch.
Alves played in Solfire gear and used Dunlop racket, model Aerogel 500 Tour.
|Winner||1.||24 July 2000||Caracas, Venezuela||Hard||6–3, 6–2|
|Winner||2.||13 November 2000||San Salvador, El Salvador||Clay||4–2, 4–2|
|Winner||3.||25 June 2001||Elvas, Portugal||Hard||6–3, 6–2|
|Runner-up||1.||8 July 2001||Getxo, Spain||Clay||3–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||2.||23 September 2001||São Paulo, Brazil||Hard||3–6, 5–7|
|Winner||4.||6 April 2002||Belo Horizonte, Brazil||Hard||6–3, 6–1|
|Runner-up||3.||15 July 2002||Campos do Jordão, Brazil||Hard||2–6, 6–4, 2–6|
|Winner||5.||19 August 2002||Asunción, Paraguay||Clay||6–1, 6–1|
|Winner||6.||10 March 2003||Matamoros, Mexico||Hard||3–6, 6–4, 6–2|
|Runner-up||4.||17 March 2003||Monterrey, Mexico||Hard||6–3, 0–6, 3–6|
|Winner||7.||24 March 2003||Monterrey, Mexico||Hard||4–6, 7–6(9–7), 6–4|
|Winner||8.||16 June 2003||Poza Rica, Mexico||Hard||6–4, 7–5|
|Winner||9.||30 June 2003||Monterrey, Mexico||Hard||7–5, 6–3|
|Runner-up||5.||14 July 2003||Campos do Jordão, Brazil||Hard||3–6, 6–2, 4–6|
|Winner||10.||21 June 2004||Périgueux, France||Clay||6–3, 6–3|
|Winner||11.||12 July 2004||Campos do Jordão, Brazil||Hard||7–5, 7–6(9–7)|
|Winner||12.||4 October 2004||Ciudad Juárez, Mexico||Clay||7–5, 6–3|
|Winner||13.||18 July 2005||Campos do Jordão, Brazil||Hard||6–3, 7–5|
|Winner||14.||1 May 2007||Los Mochis, Mexico||Hard||6–2, 6–0|
|Winner||15.||7 May 2007||Mazatlán, Mexico||Hard||6–1, 6–4|
|Winner||16.||14 May 2007||Irapuato, Mexico||Hard||6–3, 7–5|
|Runner-up||6.||25 June 2007||Istanbul, Turkey||Hard||7–6, 5–7, 1–6|
|Runner-up||7.||30 July 2007||Campos do Jordão, Brazil||Hard||4–6, 2–6|
|Winner||17.||1 September 2008||Barueri, Brazil||Hard||6–3, 7–5|
|Winner||18.||15 June 2009||Belém, Brazil||Hard||6–3, 6–3|
|Runner-up||8.||27 July 2009||Campos do Jordão, Brazil||Hard||3–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||9.||8 March 2010||Metepec, Mexico||Hard||1–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||10.||11 October 2010||Lima, Peru||Clay||7–6, 3–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||11.||13 June 2011||Bethany Beach, United States||Clay||6–7, 6–4, 3–6|
|Winner||19.||27 June 2011||São José dos Campos, Brazil||Clay||6–4, 7–5|
|Winner||20.||1 August 2011||São Paulo, Brazil||Hard||4–6, 7–5, 6–3|
|Winner||21.||22 August 2011||Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil||Clay||6–1, 6–4|
|Runner-up||12.||10 October 2011||São Paulo, Brazil||Clay||4–6, 4–6|
|Winner||22.||17 October 2011||Goiânia, Brazil||Clay||6–2, 6–4|
|Runner-up||13.||20 August 2012||Lima, Peru||Clay||4–6, 4–6|
|Runner-up||14.||10 September 2012||São José dos Campos, Brazil||Clay||2–6, 6–0, 5–7|
|Runner-up||15.||1 October 2012||Gainesville, United States||Clay||6–2, 0–6, 5–7|
|Winner||23.||21 January 2013||Lima, Peru||Clay||6–2, 6–2|
|Runner-up||16.||31 March 2014||São José dos Campos, Brazil||Clay||2–6, 6–3, 2–6|
|Runner-up||17.||23 March 2015||Metepec, Mexico||Hard||4–6, 5–7|
|Runner-up||1.||30 April 2001||Florianópolis, Brazil||Clay||3–6, 6–3, 4–6|
|Winner||1.||25 June 2001||Elvas, Portugal||Hard||6–3, 6–4|
|Winner||2.||6 August 2001||Lima, Peru||Clay||0–6, 6–3, 6–2|
|Winner||3.||27 August 2001||Asunción, Paraguay||Clay||2–6, 6–3, 6–3|
|Winner||4.||25 November 2001||Cali, Colombia||Clay||7–5, 6–1|
|Runner-up||2.||6 April 2002||Monterrey, Mexico||Hard||2–6, 1–6|
|Runner-up||3.||6 April 2002||Belo Horizonte, Brazil||Hard||4–6, 6–2, 5–7|
|Winner||5.||5 August 2002||Rimini, Italy||Clay||6–4, 6–4|
|Runner-up||4.||12 August 2002||Aosta, Italy||Clay||5–7, 6–7|
|Winner||6.||10 March 2003||Matamoros, Mexico||Hard||6–0, 7–5|
|Runner-up||5.||9 June 2003||Hamilton, Canada||Clay||1–6, 6–3, 3–6|
|Runner-up||6.||16 June 2003||Poza Rica, Mexico||Hard||3–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||7.||23 June 2003||Ciudad Victoria, Mexico||Hard||7–5, 6–7, 5–7|
|Winner||7.||30 June 2003||Monterrey, Mexico||Hard||7–6(9–7), 6–2|
|Winner||8.||14 July 2003||Campos do Jordão, Brazil||Hard||7–6(9–7), 6–2|
|Winner||9.||22 September 2003||Raleigh, United States||Clay||2–6, 6–3, 6–1|
|Runner-up||8.||10 November 2003||Mexico City, Mexico||Hard||6–1, 3–6, 1–6|
|Winner||10.||29 March 2004||Rabat, Morocco||Clay||6–1, 7–6(9–7)|
|Winner||11.||21 June 2004||Périgueux, France||Clay||6–1, 6–2|
|Winner||12.||4 October 2004||Ciudad Juárez, Mexico||Clay||6–4, 6–0|
|Runner-up||9.||1 May 2005||Lafayette, United States||Clay||6–4, 4–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||10.||8 May 2005||Raleigh, United States||Clay||2–6, 6–0, 3–6|
|Runner-up||11.||12 June 2005||Marseille, France||Clay||2–6, 6–1, 2–6|
|Runner-up||12.||18 July 2005||Campos do Jordão, Brazil||Hard||0–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||13.||27 September 2005||Ashland, United States||Hard||1–6, 4–6|
|Runner-up||14.||15 November 2005||Tucson, United States||Hard||6–4, 6–7, 1–6|
|Winner||13.||31 January 2006||Rockford, United States||Hard||0–6, 6–4, 6–2|
|Runner-up||15.||28 February 2006||Las Vegas, United States||Hard||w/o|
|Runner-up||16.||2 May 2006||Charlottesville, United States||Clay||7–6(8–6), 2–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||17.||14 May 2006||Indian Harbour Beach, United States||Clay||3–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||18.||31 October 2006||Mexico City, Mexico||Hard||3–6, 5–7|
|Winner||14.||21 November 2006||Puebla, Mexico||Hard||6–4, 6–3|
|Winner||15.||13 March 2007||Mérida, Mexico||Hard||6–3, 6–2|
|Winner||16.||21 May 2007||Los Mochis, Mexico||Hard||6–3, 6–0|
|Winner||17.||21 May 2007||Monterrey, Mexico||Hard||6–4, 6–4|
|Winner||18.||24 September 2007||Ashland, United States||Hard||7–6(7–5), 6–2|
|Runner-up||19.||5 November 2007||Toronto, Canada||Hard||3–6, 0–6|
|Runner-up||20.||14 January 2008||Surprise, United States||Hard||4–6, 5–7|
|Winner||19.||27 January 2008||Waikoloa, United States||Hard||7–5, 6–4|
|Winner||20.||6 October 2008||Palm Beach Gardens, United States||Clay||3–6, 6–3, [10–5]|
|Runner-up||21.||27 April 2008||Dothan, United States||Clay||1–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||22.||30 May 2008||Galatina, Italy||Clay||6–3, 1–6, [6–10]|
|Winner||21.||1 September 2008||Barueri, Brazil||Hard||6–2, 6–3|
|Winner||22.||6 October 2008||San Luis Potosí, Mexico||Hard||5–7, 6–1, [10–8]|
|Runner-up||23.||23 March 2009||Metepec, Mexico||Hard||1–6, 6–7|
|Runner-up||24.||13 April 2009||Buenos Aires, Argentina||Clay||2–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||25.||20 April 2009||Buenos Aires, Argentina||Clay||6–7, 4–6|
|Winner||23.||27 April 2009||Buenos Aires, Argentina||Clay||6–3, 6–3|
|Runner-up||26.||8 June 2009||El Paso, United States||Hard||3–6, 5–7|
|Winner||24.||15 June 2009||Belém, Brazil||Hard||7–6(9–7), 7–5|
|Winner||25.||29 June 2009||Baston, United States||Hard||6–1, 4–6, [10–6]|
|Runner-up||27.||18 July 2009||Bogotá, Colombia||Clay||6–1, 1–6, [7–10]|
|Runner-up||28.||23 November 2009||Puebla, Mexico||Hard||4–6, 7–6, [8–10]|
|Winner||26.||30 November 2009||Poza Rica, Mexico||Clay||6–2, 6–0|
|Runner-up||29.||18 January 2010||Lutz, United States||Clay||3–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||30.||8 March 2010||Metepec, Mexico||Clay||3–6, 7–5, [8–10]|
|Winner||27.||10 April 2010||Jackson, United States||Clay||6–4, 3–6, [10–5]|
|Winner||28.||10 May 2010||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Clay||6–2, 6–4|
|Winner||29.||20 May 2010||İzmir, Turkey||Hard||6–1, 6–2|
|Runner-up||31.||13 September 2010||Itapema, Brazil||Clay||3–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||32.||20 September 2010||Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil||Clay||1–6, 3–6|
|Winner||30.||11 October 2010||Lima, Peru||Clay||6–4, 6–4|
|Winner||31.||18 October 2010||Rock Hill, United States||Clay||6–1, 4–6, [10–4]|
|Winner||32.||30 October 2010||Bayamón, Puerto Rico||Hard||7–6(7–5), 6–4|
|Winner||33.||15 November 2010||Niterói, Brazil||Clay||6–4, 6–4|
|Winner||34.||4 December 2010||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Clay||w/o|
|Winner||35.||18 March 2011||Santiago, Chile||Clay||6–3, 7–6(7–2)|
|Runner-up||33.||13 June 2011||Bethany Beach, United States||Clay||5–7, 6–3, 4–6|
|Winner||36.||27 June 2011||São José dos Campos, Brazil||Clay||6–4, 0–6, 6–4|
|Runner-up||34.||30 July 2011||Campos do Jordão, Brazil||Hard||6–3, 6–7(5–7), [9–11]|
|Winner||37.||8 August 2011||São Paulo, Brazil||Clay||7–6(8–6), 4–6, [14–12]|
|Winner||38.||5 September 2011||Alice Springs, Australia||Hard||3–6, 7–5, [10–3]|
|Runner-up||35.||12 September 2011||Cairns, Australia||Hard||3–6, 3–6|
|Winner||39.||19 September 2011||Darwin, Australia||Hard||6–4, 6–2|
|Winner||40.||10 October 2011||São Paulo, Brazil||Clay||6–2, 6–4|
|Winner||41.||10 October 2011||São Paulo, Brazil||Clay||6–2, 6–4|
|Runner-up||36.||17 October 2011||Goiânia, Brazil||Clay||6–0, 4–6, 4–6|
|Winner||42.||30 April 2012||Indian Harbour Beach, United States||Clay||6–7(6–8), 6–3, [10–8]|
|Winner||43.||16 July 2012||Campos do Jordão, Brazil||Hard||4–6, 6–3, [10–3]|
|Winner||44.||10 September 2012||São José dos Campos, Brazil||Clay||6–0, 6–3|
|Winner||45.||24 September 2012||Amelia Island, United States||Clay||6–2, 6–2|
|Runner-up||37.||29 October 2012||Buenos Aires, Argentina||Clay||6–1, 2–6, [7–10]|
|Winner||46.||21 January 2013||Lima, Peru||Clay||6–1, 6–4|
|Runner-up||38.||4 February 2013||Midland, United States||Hard (i)||7–5, 4–6, [7–10]|
|Winner||47.||8 April 2013||Poza Rica, Mexico||Hard||6–2, 6–3|
|Runner-up||39.||30 July 2013||Campos do Jordão, Brazil||Hard||5–7, 3–6|
|Winner||48.||29 September 2013||Amelia Island, United States||Clay||7–5, 6–3|
|Winner||49.||24 March 2014||Ribeirão Preto, Brazil||Clay||6–4, 4–6, [11–9]|
|Winner||50.||31 March 2014||São José dos Campos, Brazil||Clay||7–6(7–0), 7–5|
|Winner||51.||7 April 2014||São José do Rio Preto, Brazil||Clay||6–2, 6–0|
|Runner-up||40.||24 August 2014||Winnipeg, Canada||Hard||3–6, 3–6|
|Winner||52.||22 September 2014||Amelia Island, United States||Clay||7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–4)|
|Winner||53.||29 September 2014||Hilton Head, United States||Clay||6–1, 7–6(7–5)|
|Winner||54.||25 October 2014||Ciudad Victoria, Mexico||Hard||6–1, 6–2|
|Winner||55.||23 March 2015||Metepec, Mexico||Hard||2–6, 6–1, [15–13]|
|Winner||56.||6 April 2015||León, Mexico||Hard||5–7, 7–6(7–5), [10–4]|
|Runner-up||41.||24 April 2015||Guadalajara, Mexico||Hard||1–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||42.||4 May 2015||Puszczykowo, Poland||Hard||3–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||43.||25 May 2015||Bol, Croatia||Clay||6–4, 1–6, [7–10]|
|Winner||57.||14 June 2015||Charlotte, United States||Hard||6–4, 6–7(6–8), [10–8]|
|Runner-up||44.||24 August 2015||San Luis Potosí, Mexico||Hard||6–4, 3–6, [8–10]|
|Winner||58.||16 May 2016||Galați, Romania||Clay||6–4, 2–6, [10–8]|
|Runner-up||45.||23 May 2016||Galați, Romania||Clay||3–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||46.||29 July 2016||Campos do Jordão, Brazil||Hard||3–6, 6–3, [8–10]|
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