Bruno Soares was born in Belo Horizonte on February 27, 1982.
An excellent doubles player, in this specialty he reached 2nd place on 17 October 2016, winning a total of six Grand Slam matches: 3 in doubles and 3 in mixed doubles.
Soares won the Australian Open and US Open in 2016 alongside Jamie Murray, and the 2020 US Open with Mate Pavic in men's doubles. In mixed doubles, he won the 2012 US Open partnering Ekaterina Makarova, the 2014 US Open with Sania Mirza, and the 2016 Australian Open with Elena Vesnina.
He also finished runner-up at the 2013 US Open and 2020 French Open in men's doubles, and the 2013 Wimbledon Championships in mixed doubles. Soares was the fourth Brazilian to win a major title in any discipline, following Maria Bueno, Thomaz Koch and Gustavo Kuerten.
He reached his career-high doubles ranking of world No. 2 in October 2016, and has won 35 titles on the ATP Tour, including four at Masters 1000 level. Soares was part of the ATP Doubles Team of the year in both 2016 and 2020.
In singles, his highest ranking was world No. 221, achieved in March 2004. Soares has represented Brazil in the Davis Cup since 2005, and competed at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games.