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  Henrique Cunha
School: Duke University
Year: Senior
Home Town: Ja
Home State:
Home Country: Brazil
High School: Porto Alvorada
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160 lbs.
Birth Date: Monday, April 30, 1990
Dominant Hand: Right
Major: Undecided
Singles Record: 0-0
Doubles Record: 0-0
ITA National Doubles Team of the Year (2010 with Reid Carleton)
ITA National Rookie of the Year (2010)
ITA All-America (2010 Singles and Doubles, 2011 Singles and Doubles, 2012 Singles)
ACC Player of the Year (2010)
ACC Rookie of the Year (2010)
All-ACC (2010, 2011, 2012)
ITA Carolina Region Rookie of the Year (2010)
ACC Player of the Week (2010 - 2/9, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20; 2011 - 2/1, 4/5; 2012 -
1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 3/6, 3/20; 2012 - 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 3/6, 3/20)
All-ACC Academic Team (2012)
ACC Academic Honor Roll (2011, 2012)

Career: Owns a career record of 117-26 in singles play and an 107-27 doubles mark ... was the fourth Blue Devil in program history to join the 100-win club in both singles and doubles ... entering his senior campaign, stands just 11 wins shy of becoming Duke's all-time leader in career singles victories ... needs just 14 more doubles victories to become the program's all-time leader in that category as well ... has compiled the highest singles winning percentage in school history at .818 (117-26) ... also ranks second in program history for highest doubles winning percentage at .799 (107-27) ... in ACC play, has tallied a career mark of 26-4 in singles and 25-6 in doubles ... ranks sixth on Duke's all-time charts in highest winning percentage in ACC singles (.867) and is tied for seventh in ACC doubles winning percentage (.806) ... needs just six more ACC singles victories and three more wins in conference doubles play to become the all-time program leader in both categories ... has won at least 35 singles matches in each of his three seasons at Duke ... along with Reid Carleton, set the program record for most doubles wins as a team (79) in just two seasons ... also notched a school-record 16 ACC doubles victories with Carleton ... has captured three tournament titles in singles (Duke Fab Four Invite - Section A, 2010; ITA Carolina Regional, 2010; UVA Ranked Plus One Invitational, 2009) and five doubles championships (Duke Fab Four Invite - Section A, 2010; ITA Carolina Regional - 2010, 2009, 2011; Duke Invitational - 2012) ... defeated 75 ranked singles opponents in three seasons and has been ranked as high as No. 2 in singles ... has notched 39 wins over ranked doubles opponents and has been ranked as high as No. 5 in doubles ... competed in the NCAA Individual Championships in singles (2010, 2011, 2012) and doubles (2010, 2011, 2012) ... has achieved All-America status in singles in each of his three seasons while becoming the first player in Duke history to reach the NCAA Singles Round of 16 on three occasions.

2011-12 (Junior): Became the fourth player in Duke history to join the 100-win club in both singles and doubles during his junior season ... also made history as the first Blue Devil to advance to the NCAA Singles Round of 16 three times ... named an ITA All-American in singles for the third consecutive year ... finished the season with an overall record of 41-10 in singles and a 27-14 ledger in doubles ... the 41 singles victories surpassed his own previous school record of 39 wins in a season ... tallied a 9-2 record in ACC singles play while teaming with Chris Mengel for an 8-3 mark in conference doubles action ... the eight ACC doubles wins are tied for the third-most by a Duke pair in a single season and tied for the ninth-most by a tandem on the program's all-time career charts ... tabbed an All-ACC honoree for the third straight year ... named ACC Player of the Week seven times during the course of the season ... continued to move up Duke's career charts in his third year, climbing to third on the program's all-time singles wins list (117) and into a tie for fourth on the career doubles wins list (107) ... maintained his position as Duke's all-time leader in singles winning percentage (.818, 117-26) ... ranks second all-time in highest doubles winning percentage as an individual (.799, 107-27) ... listed sixth on the all-time program charts in highest ACC singles winning percentage (.867, 26-4) and is tied for seventh in highest ACC doubles winning percentage as an individual (.806, 107-27) ... set a school single-season record in 2011-12 with 51 singles matches played ... led the Blue Devils on the year in singles wins (41), dual match singles wins (24), singles wins over ranked opponents (26) and doubles wins over ranked opponents (9) ... earned a spot in the NCAA Singles Championships for the third time in as many seasons, reaching the quarterfinals before falling to Eric Quigley of Kentucky, 6-4, 6-3 ... advanced to the Round of 16 in the NCAA Doubles Championships with Mengel before dropping a three-set decision to Stanford's fourth-ranked duo of Bradley Klahn and Ryan Thacher ... ranked as high as No. 2 on the ITA's singles list and earned a final ranking of No. 4 ... reached a No. 15 ranking with Mengel in doubles while the duo was tabbed No. 18 in the final poll of the season ... ranked in the top five nationally in eight of the 10 polls in singles ... finished the year as the top-ranked singles player and the No. 1 doubles pair with Mengel in the Carolina region ... once again led Duke from the No. 1 singles position, going 24-5 in dual match play ... won seven consecutive singles matches from Jan. 21 to Feb. 17 ... went 6-2 in singles postseason play, including a 3-1 ledger in the NCAA Team Championships ... clinched a team-high seven victories on the year, including a 6-4, 6-0 win over George Washington's Francsico Dias in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... also clinched the Blue Devils' 4-3 victory over No. 32 Michigan in the season opener ... compiled a team-best 26-9 ledger against ranked singles opponents with nine wins over players ranked in the top 25 and three in the top 10 ... defeated No. 6 Evan King of Michigan, 7-5, 6-1, on the road to open the dual match season ... battled to a 5-7, 6-1, 1-0 (10-7) victory over No. 2 Dennis Nevolo of Illinois during the regular season ... teamed with Mengel for a 10-5 record at the No. 1 doubles spot during the spring, including a mark of 8-3 in conference matches ... with Fred Saba, posted a 6-4 record at the No. 1 doubles position ... with Mengel, clinched the doubles point for Duke five times on the season and went 6-9 against ranked doubles pairs ... the tandem defeated three pairs ranked in the top 25, highlighted by an 8-6 victory over Virginia's ninth-ranked duo of Jarmere Jenkins and Drew Courtney to win the ITA Carolina Region title during the fall ... captured the ITA Regional doubles title for the third consecutive year ... also reached the final of the singles tournament at the ITA Carolina Regional before withdrawing ... ranked the No. 4 singles player and the No. 15 doubles tandem with Mengel in the ITA's preseason poll ... went on to compete in singles and doubles at the ITA National Indoor Championships in Flushing, N.Y. ... as the tournament's No. 5 seed, reached the semifinal round before falling to top-seeded Mitchell Frank of Virginia, 6-2, 6-3 ... with Mengel, advanced to the quarterfinals of the doubles tournament before dropping an 8-6 decision to third-ranked Chase Buchanan and Blaz Rola of Ohio State ... with Saba, won the doubles title at the Duke Invitational, going 3-0 in the tournament from the No. 1 position ... concluded the fall with a 17-5 ledger in singles and a mark of 11-5 in doubles, including a record of 8-5 with Mengel ... named to the All-ACC Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2010-11 (Sophomore): Capped an impressive sophomore campaign by earning ITA All-America honors in both singles and doubles for the second consecutive season ... compiled a 37-10 singles record and a ledger of 39-7 in doubles play ... went 9-2 in ACC singles action ... teamed with Reid Carleton for an 8-2 mark in ACC doubles play while finishing the season with a record of 9-2 in conference doubles matchups ... garnered All-ACC distinction for the second time in as many years ... twice named ACC Player of the Week ... continued to etch his name in Duke's record books as a sophomore ... with Carleton, set the program record for most doubles wins as a team with 79 victories over two seasons ... he and Carleton also established a new Duke record with 16 ACC wins as a duo ... maintained his position as Duke's all-time leader in singles winning percentage (.826, 76-16) and doubles winning percentage as an individual (.860, 80-13) ... moved into fifth on the all-time program charts in highest ACC singles winning percentage at .895 (17-2) and highest ACC doubles winning percentage with a .850 mark (17-3) ... his 37 singles victories on the season is second in Duke's record books to only his 39-win season a year ago ... led the team in singles wins (37), singles wins over ranked opponents (22), dual match doubles wins (25) and ACC doubles wins (9) ... made his second consecutive appearance at the NCAA Singles Championships, advancing to the quarterfinals before falling to Michael Shabaz of Virginia, 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 ... reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Doubles Championships with Carleton for the second-straight year before losing to Georgia Tech's Kevin King and Juan Spir ... ranked as high as No. 6 in singles and earned a final ranking of No. 9 ... ranked as high as No. 4 in doubles with Carleton while closing out the last five polls as the No. 7 duo in the nation ... ranked in the top 10 nationally in eight of the 10 polls in singles and 9 of the 10 polls in doubles ... played all of his singles matches at the No. 1 position, going 21-7 in dual match play ... won eight consecutive singles matches from March 11 to Apr. 3 ... compiled a 3-2 record in postseason play, including a mark of 2-1 in the NCAA Tournament ... clinched six Duke victories, including a 6-2, 6-2 win over George Washington's Yan Levinski to help the Blue Devils advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... also clinched Duke's 4-3 win over No. 21 Pepperdine in the second round of the ITA Kickoff Weekend ... notched a team-best 22-9 record against ranked singles opponents with six wins over players in the top 25 and two against opponents in the top 10 ... defeated No. 1 Rhyne Williams of Tennessee, 6-4, 6-2, in the semifinals of the ITA National Team Indoor Championships ... battled to a 7-6 (9-7), 6-3 victory over No. 5 Michael Shabaz of Virginia in ACC regular season play ... teamed with Carleton to post a record of 24-4 at the No. 1 doubles position, including an 8-2 mark in ACC play ... with Carleton, clinched the doubles point seven times, including an 8-5 victory over No. 15 Alexandre Lacroix and Nassim Slilam of 11th-ranked Florida in the quarterfinals of the ITA National Team Indoors ... the duo also clinched the doubles point for Duke in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament and in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... along with Carleton, went 15-6 against ranked doubles teams, earning six victories over top 25 pairs ... won six straight matches from Feb. 26 to Mar. 27 while going 9-3 in the final 12 matches of the season ... finished the fall season with a mark of 13-2 in singles and a 12-2 mark in doubles with Carleton ... ranked the No. 2 player in singles in the ITA's preseason poll ... he and Carleton garnered the nation's top doubles ranking in the preseason ... won a singles title at the Duke Fab Four Invite ... teamed with Carleton to capture a doubles title as well ... started the fall 6-0 in singles action and 3-0 against ranked opponents before falling in the round of 16 at the ITA All-American Championships ... reached the semifinals of the doubles tournament with Carleton at the ITA All-Americans, defeating two ranked pairs ... swept the singles and doubles championships at the ITA Carolina Regional, the first Duke player to win both titles at an ITA Regional since 2003 ... became the fourth Duke player since 2003 to win the ITA Regional singles crown, joining Ludovic Walter (2003 and 2004) and current Duke assistant coach Jonathan Stokke (2005) ... defeated No. 30 Jose Hernandez, 6-7 (8), 6-2, 6-3, in the final to earn the automatic bid to the ITA National Indoor Championships ... along with Carleton, dispatched North Carolina's Jose Hernandez and Joey Burkhardt, 8-1, in the tournament final to capture the tandem's second consecutive ITA Regional doubles title ... advanced to the round of 16 in singles at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships ... also reached the quarterfinals with Carleton at the ITA National Indoors as the tournament's top seed ... totaled seven wins over ranked singles opponents during the fall ... also collected three ranked doubles wins with Carleton ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2009-10 (Freshman): Ranked among the top players in the nation as a freshman with a 39-6 singles record and 41-6 mark in doubles ... earned numerous honors, including ITA National Doubles Team of the Year with Reid Carleton, ITA National Rookie of the Year, ITA All-America in singles and doubles, ACC Player and Rookie of the Year and All-ACC ... he joined Phillip King as the only National Rookie of the Years in school history and is the only player in ACC history to win both the ACC Player and Rookie of the Year honors in the same season ... he was also named ACC Player of the Week a league-high six times ... set several school records in his first collegiate season ... broke the single season singles victories record (39) with three more than Ludovic Walter in 2003-04 ... teamed with Reid Carleton to set a single season record for wins by a doubles team (41), six more than Doug Root and Jordan Wile in 1996-97 ... established freshman records for singles and doubles wins in a single season ... tallied an 8-0 singles record in ACC play at the No. 1 position to become the first Duke freshman to go undefeated in conference play at the top spot and only the third overall Duke player to do so ... he is the only player in school history to earn a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Championships, receiving the top seed in both singles and doubles ... Cunha advanced further than any player in Duke history at the NCAA Singles Championships, reaching the semifinals before losing to Stanford's Bradley Klahn 6-2, 6-2 ... advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Doubles Championships with Carleton before falling to Virginia's Drew Courtney and Michael Shabaz ... ranked as high as No. 2 in singles for two weeks and was ranked No. 1 in doubles for the final five polls with Carleton, earning the final No. 1 ranking ... ranked in the top 10 in seven of teh 10 polls in singles and nine of the 10 polls in doubles ... played all of his matches at the No. 1 position with a 21-2 singles record in dual matches ... won 24 consecutive matches from Feb. 5 to May 29, including a 5-0 record in postseason team dual matches with a 3-0 mark in the ACC Tournament ... clinched three Duke victories, including a 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over the No. 1 player in the nation, Steve Johnson, to give Duke a 4-3 victory over No. 3 Southern California ... also clinched Duke's 4-1 win over North Carolina in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... compiled a 27-4 record against ranked singles opponents with 13 wins over top 25 playes and seven against top 10 foes ... he defeated the No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 and 9 players in the country ... along with Carleton went 22-2 at the No. 1 doubles position, including an 8-1 record in the ACC ... the duo clinched the doubles point nine times, including against the No. 3 team in the nation Robert Farah and Steve Johnson of No. 3 Southern California and in the first two rounds of both the ACC and NCAA Tournaments ... along with Carleton recorded a 15-6 record against ranked doubles teams, notching wins over the No. 3, 4 and 10 ranked duos and nine top 25 pairs ... strung together a streak of 15 straight wins from Jan. 31 to April 11 and claimed wins in 23 of the final 25 matches ... posted an outstanding fall with a 14-3 singles record and 17-3 doubles mark with Carleton ... won 12 of his first 13 collegiate matches, including a string of eight straight ... won the UVA Ranked Plus One Invitational title with three wins straight wins over ranked opponents ... earned four victories at the ITA All-American Championships with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over No. 17 Dean Jackson of San Diego ... advanced to the semifinals of the Southern Intercollegiate Championships before losing to No. 5 Guillermo Gomez of Georgia Tech ... defeated No. 2 John-Patrick Smith of Tennessee in a super tiebreaker 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-8) ... teamed with Carleton to advance to the ITA Indoor National Championship match, losing to No. 8 Bradley Klahn and Ryan Thacher of Stanford in three sets 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 to end an 11-match winning streak ... Cunha and Carleton won the ITA Carolina Regional Championship with five victories and won the consolation finals at the ITA All-American Championships with six wins, including three in qualifying rounds ... the Duke pair also made the finals of the UVA Ranked Plus One Invitational before losing to No. 1 John-Patrick Smith and Davey Sandgren of Tennessee ... during the fall Cunha had a 5-1 record against ranked singles players and picked up three ranked doubles wins.

Prep: Ranked as high as No. 6 in the International Tennis Federation Junior World Rankings ... finished the 2008 calendar year ranked No. 18 in the world ... career singles record of 68-28 and a career doubles mark of 51-25 in ITF Juniors matches ... advanced to the quarterfinals of Juniors Wimbledon in July, 2008 and won singles championships at the 30th International Junior Tournament "Citta' Di Santa Croce" in May, 2008, the Condor de Plata Tournament in February, 2007, the Copa Gatorade tournament in January, 2007, and the XXVI Bahia Open - Porto Seguro in October, 2006 ... also has earned doubles titles at the 49th Trofeo Bonfiglio in May, 2008, the 29th International Junior Tournament "Citta' Di Santa Croce" in May, 2007, the Condor de Plata Tournament in February, 2007, the XXVI Bahia Open - Porto Seguro in October, 2006, and the Copa de Las Naciones Amigas tournament in August, 2006.

Personal: Born Henrique Tadeu Lima Cunha on April 30, 1990, in Sao Paulo, Brazil ... son of Augusto and Ivana Cunha ... has one brother, Guto, and one sister, Marcele.