Bernardo Mota
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Bernardo Mota
Bernardo Mota
Country (sports) Portugal
ResidenceLisbon, Portugal
Born (1971-07-14) 14 July 1971 (age 48)
Lisbon, Portugal
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro1991
Prize moneyUS$ 253,056
Career record12-24 (33%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 194 (31 March 1997)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (1992)
Career record23-24 (49%)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 96 (21 April 1997)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1997)
Wimbledon2R (1997)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games1R (1992, 1996, 2000)
Last updated on: July 6, 2009.

Bernardo Gonçalves Pereira Mota (born 14 July 1971 in Lisbon) is a former tennis player from Portugal, who turned professional in 1991. He represented his native country at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he was defeated in the first round by Croatia's Goran Ivani?evi?. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on March 31, 1997, when he became the number 194 of the world.

He was most successful in the doubles category, achieving a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 96 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 Emanuel Couto.

After retiring from the circuit, Mota coached top Portuguese players including Rui Machado, Pedro Sousa and Frederico Gil.[1]

Career finals

Doubles (1 title)

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 (1/0)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0/0)
Clay (1/0)
Grass (0/0)
Carpet (0/0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. Jun 1996 Oporto, Portugal Clay Portugal Emanuel Couto Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Andrew Florent
4-6, 6-4, 6-4


  1. ^ "Bernardo Mota é o novo treinador de Frederico Gil [Bernardo Mota is Frederico Gil's new coach]". Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (in Portuguese). 20 June 2012. Retrieved 2015.

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