Joao Sousa (b.1989) is a Portuguese professional tennis player. On September 10, 2012 Joao rose to number 107 in the singles ranking, making him for the first time, the Portuguese number 1, a position the he currently holds. On 15th October 2012, Joao Sousa managed to enter the Top 100 singles ranking in 99th position, becoming the fourth Portuguese to enter the Top 100 ranking. In September 23, he got his higher singles ranking in the 77th position.
On 29th September 2013, Joao Sousa claimed his first ATP World Tour title at the Malaysian Open, defeating fifth seed Julien Benneteau 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 in Kuala Lumpur.
It is coached by former tennis player Francisco Roig.