FIVB World Tour
US$350,000 Adelaide Australia Open
March 25 - 30, 2008
(10) Pedro Cunha/Franco Neto, Brazil
 
Pedro Henrique de Miranda D'Araújo da Cunha
Brazil
Personal Info
Birth Date: Jun 10, 1983 (38 yrs old)
Home Town: Rio de Janeiro
Resides: Rio de Janeiro
Height: 189 cm (6'2")
Weight: 91 kg (200 lb)
Seasons: 14
Tournaments: 98
Career Wins: 10
Career FIVB WT Wins: 7
Career Winnings: US$493,000.00
Franco José Vieira Neto
Brazil
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Nov 11, 1966 (54 yrs old)
Home Town: Fortaleza
Resides: Rio de Janeiro
Height: 192 cm (6'4")
Weight: 92 kg (202 lb)
Seasons: 22
Tournaments: 172
Career Wins: 16
Career Winnings: US$971,885.00
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed123457913172533CQMoney
FIVB35165443414012 US$427,500.00
Previous Adelaide Results  Neither player has played in this venue before
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 9/26-30/2007 Brazil Open 5 7 300 US$8,000.00
FIVB 9/5-9/2007 Stare Jablonki Open 3 4 420 US$12,000.00
FIVB 8/29-9/2/2007 St. Petersburg Open 7 4 420 US$12,000.00
FIVB 8/1-5/2007 Klagenfurt Grand Slam 3 17 160 US$5,100.00
FIVB 7/24-29/2007 Gstaad World Championships 2 9 400 US$11,000.00
FIVB 7/18-22/2007 Marseille Open 1 1 600 US$32,000.00
FIVB 7/10-15/2007 Berlin Grand Slam 2 5 480 US$13,200.00
FIVB 6/27-7/1/2007 Stavanger Grand Slam 3 17 160 US$5,100.00
FIVB 6/20-24/2007 Paris Grand Slam 3 2 720 US$29,500.00
FIVB 6/13-17/2007 Espinho Open 2 2 540 US$22,000.00
FIVB 5/8-12/2007 Bahrain Open 5 2 540 US$22,000.00
FIVB 5/1-5/2007 Shanghai Open 4 7 300 US$8,000.00
FIVB 10/24-28/2006 Mexico Open 3 7 300 US$8,000.00
FIVB 9/27-10/1/2006 Vitória Open 3 3 480 US$16,000.00
FIVB 8/9-13/2006 Poland Open 3 2 540 US$22,000.00
FIVB 8/2-6/2006 Austria Grand Slam 4 9 320 US$7,750.00
FIVB 7/26-30/2006 Paris Grand Slam 4 5 480 US$14,400.00
FIVB 7/19-23/2006 St. Petersburg Open 4 5 360 US$10,000.00
FIVB 7/12-16/2006 Canada Open 3 3 480 US$16,000.00
FIVB 7/5-9/2006 France Open 4 3 480 US$16,000.00
FIVB 6/28-7/2/2006 Norway Grand Slam 25, Q1 9 320 US$7,750.00
FIVB 6/21-25/2006 Switzerland Grand Slam 4 4 560 US$17,700.00
FIVB 6/14-18/2006 Portugal Open 3 3 480 US$16,000.00
FIVB 6/7-11/2006 Italian Open CQ 0 US$0.00
FIVB 5/31-6/4/2006 Croatia Open CQ 0 US$0.00
FIVB 5/23-27/2006 China Open 5 2 540 US$22,000.00
Adelaide Australia Open Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Thu, 3/27/2008 Winner 1 Riccardo Lione / Matteo Varnier, Italy (23) Lost 18-21, 22-24 0:53
Thu, 3/27/2008 Contender 1 Yaroslav Koshkarev / Serguei Prokopyev, Russia (26, Q13) Won 18-21, 21-15, 18-16 1:02
Fri, 3/28/2008 Contender 2 Jason Lochhead / Kirk Pitman, New Zealand (24, Q5) Won 21-11, 14-21, 15-10 0:51
Fri, 3/28/2008 Contender 3 Dmitri Barsouk / Igor Kolodinsky, Russia (1) Lost 21-17, 19-21, 9-15 1:13
Head to Head Results
Cunha/Neto lead the series against the field 55-26
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Lead the series against # 1 Barsouk/Kolodinsky, Russia 2-1
3/28/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Contender 3 Barsouk/Kolodinsky 1 Cunha/Neto 10 17-21, 21-19, 15-9 1:13
8/31/07FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Winner 3 Cunha/Neto 7 Barsouk/Kolodinsky 2 16-21, 21-16, 15-11 0:57
9/29/06FIVBVitória Open Winner 3 Cunha/Neto 3 Barsouk/Kolodinsky 27, Q2 21-17, 21-16 0:42
Trail the series against # 2 Dalhausser/Rogers, United States 1-2
9/28/07FIVBBrazil Open Winner 3 Dalhausser/Rogers 4 Cunha/Neto 5 21-15, 21-18 0:47
10/27/06FIVBMexico Open Contender 5 Dalhausser/Rogers 5 Cunha/Neto 3 21-9, 21-10 0:42
7/27/06FIVBParis Grand Slam Winner 2 Cunha/Neto 4 Dalhausser/Rogers 20 21-14, 21-17 0:44
Trail the series against # 3 Araujo/Magalhaes, Brazil 4-9
9/9/07FIVBStare Jablonki Open Bronze Medal Araujo/Magalhaes 2 Cunha/Neto 3 21-16, 21-15 0:51
9/7/07FIVBStare Jablonki Open Winner 4 Araujo/Magalhaes 2 Cunha/Neto 3 21-18, 21-19 0:55
9/2/07FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Bronze Medal Araujo/Magalhaes 3 Cunha/Neto 7 21-11, 21-13 0:38
8/31/07FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Winner 4 Araujo/Magalhaes 3 Cunha/Neto 7 21-19, 21-10 0:48
6/16/07FIVBEspinho Open Semi-Finals Cunha/Neto 2 Araujo/Magalhaes 7 21-18, 21-16 0:49
6/15/07FIVBEspinho Open Winner 3 Cunha/Neto 2 Araujo/Magalhaes 7 24-22, 17-21, 15-10 1:15
8/12/06FIVBPoland Open Semi-Finals Cunha/Neto 3 Araujo/Magalhaes 1 21-19, 15-21, 15-12 1:00
7/29/06FIVBParis Grand Slam Contender 6 Araujo/Magalhaes 2 Cunha/Neto 4 21-10, 13-21, 16-14 1:04
7/14/06FIVBCanada Open Winner 4 Araujo/Magalhaes 2 Cunha/Neto 3 21-14, 21-13 0:33
6/25/06FIVBSwitzerland Grand Slam Semi-Finals Araujo/Magalhaes 3 Cunha/Neto 4 21-23, 22-20, 15-13 1:20
5/27/06FIVBChina Open Gold Medal Araujo/Magalhaes 2 Cunha/Neto 5 21-19, 21-18 0:42
11/26/05FIVBSouth Africa Open Winner 3 Araujo/Magalhaes 2 Cunha/Neto 8 22-20, 22-20 0:53
10/27/05FIVBAcapulco Open Winner 3 Cunha/Neto 10, Q1 Araujo/Magalhaes 2 21-17, 21-17 1:02
Lead the series against # 4 Marques/Solberg, Brazil 2-1
9/28/07FIVBBrazil Open Contender 4 Cunha/Neto 5 Marques/Solberg 2 19-21, 21-14, 18-16 1:10
9/1/07FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Semi-Finals Marques/Solberg 4, Q1 Cunha/Neto 7 21-18, 21-15 0:42
6/15/07FIVBEspinho Open Winner 4 Cunha/Neto 2 Marques/Solberg 6, Q1 20-22, 21-14, 15-13 1:15
Lead the series against # 5 Reckermann/Urbatzka, Germany 1-0
6/21/07FIVBParis Grand Slam Pool C Cunha/Neto 3 Reckermann/Urbatzka 19 21-11, 21-16 0:40
Lead the series against # 6 Schacht/Slack, Australia 4-0
7/20/07FIVBMarseille Open Winner 3 Cunha/Neto 1 Schacht/Slack 8 21-18, 21-18 0:50
8/4/06FIVBAustria Grand Slam Pool D Cunha/Neto 4 Schacht/Slack 20 19-21, 22-20, 15-13 1:12
7/21/06FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Winner 3 Cunha/Neto 4 Schacht/Slack 12 21-18, 21-14 0:44
7/14/06FIVBCanada Open Winner 3 Cunha/Neto 3 Schacht/Slack 6 21-16, 22-20 0:50
Trail the series against # 7 Wu/Xu, China 2-3
5/10/07FIVBBahrain Open Winner 3 Cunha/Neto 5 Wu/Xu 4 21-19, 21-19 0:42
5/3/07FIVBShanghai Open Winner 3 Wu/Xu 5 Cunha/Neto 4 21-16, 21-18 0:54
10/26/06FIVBMexico Open Winner 3 Wu/Xu 6 Cunha/Neto 3 18-21, 21-18, 17-15 1:13
8/4/06FIVBAustria Grand Slam Pool D Wu/Xu 13 Cunha/Neto 4 21-19, 21-17 0:45
10/26/05FIVBAcapulco Open Winner 1 Cunha/Neto 10, Q1 Wu/Xu 23, Q13 21-18, 21-15 0:44
Series tied with # 8 Nummerdor/Schuil, Netherlands 2-2
9/1/07FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Contender 6 Cunha/Neto 7 Nummerdor/Schuil 6 21-17, 21-17 0:41
6/29/07FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Pool C Nummerdor/Schuil 14 Cunha/Neto 3 21-15, 21-18 0:46
5/12/07FIVBBahrain Open Gold Medal Nummerdor/Schuil 8 Cunha/Neto 5 17-21, 21-19, 15-13 1:08
5/10/07FIVBBahrain Open Winner 4 Cunha/Neto 5 Nummerdor/Schuil 8 21-14, 21-18 0:42
Lead the series against # 11 Doppler/Gartmayer, Austria 2-0
9/7/07FIVBStare Jablonki Open Winner 3 Cunha/Neto 3 Doppler/Gartmayer 6 21-18, 21-17 0:42
5/9/07FIVBBahrain Open Winner 2 Cunha/Neto 5 Doppler/Gartmayer 12 21-18, 21-13 0:43
Lead the series against # 13 Gosch/Horst, Austria 1-0
8/30/07FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Winner 2 Cunha/Neto 7 Gosch/Horst 10 21-15, 21-16 0:43
Lead the series against # 14 Brink/Dieckmann, Germany 5-4
9/8/07FIVBStare Jablonki Open Contender 6 Cunha/Neto 3 Brink/Dieckmann 4 20-22, 21-12, 15-10 1:08
6/23/07FIVBParis Grand Slam Semi-Finals Cunha/Neto 3 Brink/Dieckmann 6 21-18, 21-18 0:55
5/11/07FIVBBahrain Open Semi-Finals Cunha/Neto 5 Brink/Dieckmann 2 21-16, 23-21 0:51
5/3/07FIVBShanghai Open Contender 4 Cunha/Neto 4 Brink/Dieckmann 2 21-16, 21-18 0:42
9/30/06FIVBVitória Open Semi-Finals Brink/Dieckmann 4 Cunha/Neto 3 20-22, 22-20, 15-11 1:03
8/5/06FIVBAustria Grand Slam Winner 2 Brink/Dieckmann 3 Cunha/Neto 4 21-18, 21-13 0:42
6/25/06FIVBSwitzerland Grand Slam Bronze Medal Brink/Dieckmann 2 Cunha/Neto 4 21-17, 16-21, 15-13 1:08
6/17/06FIVBPortugal Open Semi-Finals Brink/Dieckmann 4 Cunha/Neto 3 21-18, 12-21, 15-12 1:01
5/26/06FIVBChina Open Semi-Finals Cunha/Neto 5 Brink/Dieckmann 6 21-15, 21-18 0:46
Lead the series against # 16 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro, Georgia 4-0
6/14/07FIVBEspinho Open Winner 2 Cunha/Neto 2 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro 18 21-14, 21-16 0:44
8/10/06FIVBPoland Open Winner 2 Cunha/Neto 3 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro 19, Q4 21-14, 21-14 0:34
7/6/06FIVBFrance Open Winner 2 Cunha/Neto 4 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro 20 21-6, 21-15 0:37
6/28/06FIVBNorway Grand Slam Qualifier 3 Cunha/Neto 25, Q1 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro Q16 21-10, 21-17 0:39
Lead the series against # 17 Boersma/Ronnes, Netherlands 2-1
9/29/07FIVBBrazil Open Contender 5 Boersma/Ronnes 14 Cunha/Neto 5 21-15, 21-19 0:43
9/6/07FIVBStare Jablonki Open Winner 2 Cunha/Neto 3 Boersma/Ronnes 14 30-28, 21-18 0:55
5/2/07FIVBShanghai Open Winner 1 Cunha/Neto 4 Boersma/Ronnes 29, Q11 21-14, 21-11 0:37
Series tied with # 18 Gibb/Rosenthal, United States 1-1
7/28/07FIVBGstaad World Championships Winner 2 Gibb/Rosenthal 14 Cunha/Neto 2 18-21, 23-21, 15-11 1:07
6/23/07FIVBParis Grand Slam Winner 3 Cunha/Neto 3 Gibb/Rosenthal 1 17-21, 21-14, 17-15 1:02
Lead the series against # 19, Q7 Berg/Brinkborg, Sweden 1-0
7/20/07FIVBMarseille Open Winner 4 Cunha/Neto 1 Berg/Brinkborg 29, Q8 21-16, 21-11 0:42
Lead the series against # 22 Herrera/Mesa, Spain 1-0
7/13/07FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Pool B Cunha/Neto 2 Herrera/Mesa 15 21-16, 21-12 0:41
Lead the series against # 23 Lione/Varnier, Italy 5-1
3/27/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Winner 1 Lione/Varnier 23 Cunha/Neto 10 21-18, 24-22 0:53
6/22/07FIVBParis Grand Slam Winner 2 Cunha/Neto 3 Lione/Varnier 24 21-18, 21-15 0:43
6/23/06FIVBSwitzerland Grand Slam Winner 3 Cunha/Neto 4 Lione/Varnier 12 21-11, 21-17 0:47
6/18/06FIVBPortugal Open Bronze Medal Cunha/Neto 3 Lione/Varnier 7 21-19, 21-15 0:44
6/16/06FIVBPortugal Open Winner 4 Cunha/Neto 3 Lione/Varnier 7 21-19, 21-15 0:51
10/26/05FIVBAcapulco Open Winner 2 Cunha/Neto 10, Q1 Lione/Varnier 7, Q14 15-21, 21-17, 15-12 0:59
Lead the series against # 24, Q5 Lochhead/Pitman, New Zealand 1-0
3/28/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Contender 2 Cunha/Neto 10 Lochhead/Pitman 24, Q5 21-11, 14-21, 15-10 0:51
Lead the series against # 25, Q3 Asahi/Shiratori, Japan 1-0
7/22/07FIVBMarseille Open Semi-Finals Cunha/Neto 1 Asahi/Shiratori 18 21-13, 19-21, 15-7 0:57
Lead the series against # 26, Q13 Koshkarev/Prokopyev, Russia 1-0
3/27/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Contender 1 Cunha/Neto 10 Koshkarev/Prokopyev 26, Q13 18-21, 21-15, 18-16 1:02
Lead the series against # 27, Q17 Fuerbringer/Jennings, United States 1-0
9/27/07FIVBBrazil Open Winner 1 Cunha/Neto 5 Fuerbringer/Jennings 28, Q8 21-14, 21-16 0:45
Lead the series against # 29, Q14 Babich/Nikolaev, Ukraine 1-0
7/6/06FIVBFrance Open Winner 1 Cunha/Neto 4 Babich/Nikolaev 29, Q19 21-15, 21-10 0:40
Lead the series against # 30, Q11 Henriquez/Hernandez, Venezuela 1-0
9/28/06FIVBVitória Open Winner 1 Cunha/Neto 3 Henriquez/Hernandez 30, Q10 20-22, 21-14, 15-10 0:58
Lead the series against # 31, Q9 Ces/Ces, France 2-0
7/12/07FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Pool B Cunha/Neto 2 Ces/Ces 31, Q10 21-12, 21-15 0:34
5/9/07FIVBBahrain Open Winner 1 Cunha/Neto 5 Ces/Ces 28, Q8 21-11, 21-15 0:40
Lead the series against # Q1 De Gruijter/Ronnes, Netherlands 3-1
8/3/07FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Pool C Cunha/Neto 3 De Gruijter/Ronnes 19 21-17, 24-22 0:44
7/26/07FIVBGstaad World Championships Pool O Cunha/Neto 2 De Gruijter/Ronnes 23 21-18, 21-13 0:37
7/13/07FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Pool B Cunha/Neto 2 De Gruijter/Ronnes 18, Q2 21-16, 22-20 0:49
7/22/06FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Contender 6 De Gruijter/Ronnes 27 Cunha/Neto 4 By Forfeit  
Lead the series against # Q4 Deulofeu/Salvetti, France 2-0
8/2/07FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Pool C Cunha/Neto 3 Deulofeu/Salvetti 30, Q8 19-21, 21-13, 15-7 0:51
7/7/06FIVBFrance Open Winner 3 Cunha/Neto 4 Deulofeu/Salvetti 28 21-8, 21-17 0:39
Lead the series against # Q6 Dugrip/Gagliano, France 1-0
6/22/07FIVBParis Grand Slam Winner 1 Cunha/Neto 3 Dugrip/Gagliano 10 21-14, 21-17 0:45
Lead the series against # Q12 Arkaev/Kuzmichev, Russia 1-0
7/24/07FIVBGstaad World Championships Pool O Cunha/Neto 2 Arkaev/Kuzmichev 47 21-18, 21-15 0:41