Emanuel Couto

Emanuel Couto
Country (sports)  Portugal
Born (1973-08-06) 6 August 1973
Guarda, Portugal
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1990
Retired 2003
Plays Right-handed
Prize money US$ 269,001
Career record 15–21 (42%)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 174 (22 February 1996)
Career record 32–33 (49%)
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 91 (6 September 1997)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 2R (1997)
Wimbledon 2R (1997)
US Open 1R (1995)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (1992, 1996)

Emanuel Couto (born 6 August 1973), is a former professional tennis player from Portugal. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 91 in 1997.

The highest moment of his career was his only ATP level victory in his home country at the Oporto Open in 1996 with fellow Portuguese player and regular doubles partner Bernardo Mota.

Couto participated in 20 Davis Cup ties for Portugal from 1994 to 2003, posting a 13–5 record in doubles and an 11–10 record in singles.

Couto also represented Portugal in the Olympics in Barcelona 92 and Atlanta 96 in the doubles category.

Career finals

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Grand Slam Tournaments (0/0)
ATP Tour World Championships (0/0)
ATP Masters Series (0/0)
ATP International Series Gold (0/0)
ATP International Series (1/1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0/0)
Clay (1/1)
Grass (0/0)
Carpet (0/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 26 March 1995 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Portugal João Cunha e Silva Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Francisco Roig
6–4, 6–1
Winner 1. 16 June 1996 Oporto, Portugal Clay Portugal Bernardo Mota Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Andrew Florent
4–6, 6–4, 6–4



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