Beatriz Haddad Maia: The Brazilian Tennis Wonder

Beatriz Haddad

Beatriz Haddad Maia was born on May 30 1996, in Sao Paulo Brazil. She is now a professional tennis player for Brazil. Until now, she has 3 WTA doubles titles to her credit. She also has 17 singles and 9 doubles wins on the ITF Circuit. 

On 25 September 2017, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 58, and on 21 February 2022, she peaked at No. 38 in the WTA doubles rankings.


Age 25
Height 1.85 mts
Nationality Brazilian
Turned professional 2014
Career titles (ITF Circuit) 17
Highest ranking (Singles) No. 58
Current ranking (Singles) No. 61
Social media profile Instagram @biahaddadmaia

Twitter @biahaddad1

Personal Information and Relationships

  • Beatriz Haddad Maia was born on May 30 1996, in Sao Paulo Brazil.
  • She is of Lebanese descent.
  • Both her mother Lais Scaff Haddad and her grandmother Arlette Scaff Haddad were successful tennis players in Brazil.
  • Haddad Maia started playing tennis at the age of five.
  • She is currently coached by Rafael Paciaroni.


  • Beatriz made her professional debut in 2014 and by December of the same year, she was Brazil’s second highest ranked female tennis player.
  • At the 2013 Brasil Tennis Cup in Florianópolis, she scored her first WTA Tour main-draw win against Hsu Chieh-yu in the first round but lost to Melinda Czink in the second round. She made better progress in doubles at the same tournament with partner Carla Forte when they defeated Mailen Auroux and María Irigoyen in the first round before losing in the quarterfinals to Kristina Barrois and Tatjana Maria.
  • In 2015, she reached the quarterfinals of the Rio Open and defeated María Irigoyen and Polona Hercog en route. In the quarterfinals against Sara Errani, she retired in the third set due to injury. In the doubles event, she Played alongside Teliana Pereira and reached the semifinals but was forced to withdraw due to the injury sustained in the singles competition.  
  • In the same year, at Bogotá, she won her first WTA Tour doubles title by partnering with Paula Cristina Gonçalves and they defeated Irina Falconi and Shelby Rogers in the final.
  • She also suffered a shoulder injury at the Pan American Games in Toronto and had to get surgery and missed some of the season.
  • In 2017, at the Miami Open, she defeated Lesia Tsurenko in the first round but lost to Venus Williams in her second match.
  • In the same year At Bogotá, in the singles event, she lost in the first round of the main draw to Verónica Cepede Royg. However, in the doubles tournament, she won her second title in the event by partnering with Nadia Podoroska where they defeated Cepede Royg and Magda Linette in the final. 
  • Soon after that At the Prague Open, she defeated Ekaterina Alexandrova and Donna Vekić, in the qualifying to enter the main draw where she defeated Christina McHale and Samantha Stosur to reach the quarterfinals where she was unfortunately defeated by Kristýna Plíšková.
  • The best performance of her career was made the same year at the $100k in Cagnes-sur-Mer, where she won the title after defeating Jil Teichmann in the final. Her performance at this tournament enabled her to make her debut in the top 100 of the WTA rankings.
  • At Wimbledon, she beat Laura Robson in the first round, and this victory marked the first time a Brazilian woman had won a Wimbledon main-draw match since Gisele Miró in 1989. Unfortunately, she lost the second round to Simona Halep.
  • At the US Open Haddad Maia lost in the first round to Donna Vekić. 
  • At the Korean Open, she reached her first tour-level singles final at the tournament where she, unfortunately, lost to Jeļena Ostapenko. However, as a result of her performance, she became the first Brazilian to reach a non-clay-court final since Cláudia Monteiro in the 1983 Pittsburgh Open and secured her spot in the top 60.
  • In 2018, at  Auckland she was defeated in the first round by Agnieszka Radwańska
  • At the Australian Open, she defeated Cabrera in the first round but soon after she lost to Karolína Plíšková. However, her victory in the first round marked the first time a Brazilian woman won an Australian Open main draw match in the Open era and the first time since Maria Esther Bueno reached the final in 1965.
  • In 2019, she reached the semifinals at the Copa Colsanitas where she lost to Amanda Anisimova. 
  • In 2020, She won the tournament at the ITF of Montemor-o-Novo in Portugal.
  • In 2021, she reached the fourth round at the Indian Wells Open where she lost to Anett Kontaveit but this performance enabled her to return to the top 100.
  • In 2022, at the Monterrey Open, she reached the semifinals, where she lost to Leylah Fernandez.

Prize Money Earnings

She has earned a total of around 1,521,693 US$ from her participation in different championships. In fact, for the year 2022 so far, she has earned around US$ 413,415. 

Endorsements and Sponsors

  • All of Beatriz’s clothing and footwear on the court are sponsored by Joma.
  • Her tennis racquets are sponsored by Wilson.

Net Worth

Kenin’s total net worth as of today is estimated to be around 2 million US$. 


  • In 2019, she failed a urine test and was suspended after the urine tested positive for metabolites of two Selective androgen receptor modulator substances.