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Thiago Pinheiro
Thiago Pinheiro

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo

High School:
Marilda Pereira

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 183

04/15/2014

Pinheiro Named to SEC Men's Tennis Community Service Team

Junior from Brazil recognized for his efforts in the community.

03/21/2014

South Carolina Defeats Alabama, 4-3

. Senior Chip Cox won the game-deciding point in a hard fought three-set contest to claim the Gamecocks' first conference win of the season.

10/20/2013

Mihov/Pinheiro Fall in Semifinals of ITA Carolina Regional

First Gamecock tandem to reach regional semifinals since 2009.

10/19/2013

Mihov/Pinheiro Reach Doubles Quarters of ITA Carolina Regional

32nd-ranked doubles team in nation moves on with win on Saturday.

10/18/2013

Gamecocks Shine in Doubles at ITA Carolina Regional

Cox/Koch and Mihov/Pinheiro reach round of 16 with wins Friday.

05/08/2012

South Carolina vs. Auburn (SEC Tournament)

Starksville, MS (04/19/12)

Pinheiro's Career Match Results Get Acrobat Reader

Sophomore Year (2012-13)
Earned Second-Team All-SEC honors behind a 20-6 singles record and a 15-12 doubles mark with three different partners ... Posted a 7-1 record in three-set matches, including a 6-0 mark when rallying back from down one set ... Was second on the team in singles victories overall and in dual matches, closing the season playing in the No. 3 spot in the order after opening in the fourth position ... Clinched team's first SEC Tournament victory since 2008 with a comeback against LSU (Apr. 18), fighting off break point in the third set ... Won a tiebreak (with Adams) to clinch doubles point in 4-3 win over Kentucky in regular-season finale (Apr. 14) ... Teamed with Andrew Adams against LSU (Mar. 31) for first time in dual matches and won first six doubles matches in the No. 3 spot ... Posted his first win over a ranked opponent of the season with a three-set victory over then-No. 85 Lukas Ollert of Auburn (Mar. 22) ... Tied the Florida match (Mar. 8) by rallying from a set down ... Put Gamecocks on top 3-2 with a three-set comeback against Clemson (Mar. 3) ... Delivered team win over NC State (Feb. 10) with three-set victory ... Advanced to the consolation final of the ITA Carolina Regional ... Teamed with Kyle Koch to finish third in the Blue doubles bracket of the Duke Fab Four.

Freshman Year (2011-12)
Joined the team in January and immediately found a spot in the dual-match singles lineup, playing in the Nos. 4 and 5 spots in the order ... Was second on the team with four singles wins in SEC action ... Earned his first singles national ranking (No. 117) for the final two weeks of March ... Picked up a win in his SEC Tournament debut against Auburn (Apr. 19) ... Helped set up the emotion team win at archrival Clemson (Mar. 14) with a second-set tiebreak victory in the No. 5 spot for the Gamecocks' third point of the match ... Earned one of the team's two points against Tennessee (Mar. 4) with a third-set super-tiebreak win in his No. 6 match ... Posted his first win over a ranked opponent with a 6-4, 6-4 result against No. 47 Hernus Pieters of Georgia (Mar. 2) to score the team's lone point against the sixth-ranked Bulldogs ... Was the final match on court in a 3-3 match at Wake Forest (Feb. 9), rallying to win this third-set tiebreaker to stretch the team's win streak to seven matches ... Won his first seven dual-match singles contests, including a 6-0, 6-0 win in his dual-match debut against Wofford (Jan. 21).

High School/Junior Highlights
Ranked as high as No. 110 in the ITF Junior standings ... Competed in eight touraments throughout South America ... Reached the round of 16 in the Uruguay Bowl and Costa Rica's Coffee Bowl in early 2011 ... Participated in the 2010 South American Games and was a semifinalist at the 2009 Copa Nissan event in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Pinheiro's Career Record

SINGLES
Tiebreakers
Year Overall Tourn. Dual SEC #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 vs. Ranked 3-Set 7-Pt. 10-Pt.
2011-12 12-9 0-2 12-7 4-6 -- -- 1-1 2-5 6-1 3-0 1-4 2-0 3-1 1-2
2012-13 20-6 5-2 15-4 5-3 -- -- 6-2 9-2 -- -- 1-3 7-1 0-5 1-0
Career 32-15 5-4 27-11 9-9 -- -- 7-3 11-7 6-1 3-0 2-7 9-1 3-6 2-2
DOUBLES
Year Overall Tourn. Dual SEC #1 #2 #3
2011-12 15-11 1-1 14-10 5-5 1-1 13-8 0-1
2012-13 15-12 2-3 13-9 5-4 -- -- 13-9
Career 30-23 3-4 27-19 10-9 1-1 13-8 13-10

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