Larcher de Brito opens doggy hotel

Portugal’s Michelle Larcher de Brito, known for her, er, noisy on-court presence, now finds herself in noisy company.

The 24-year-old, a promising prospect who topped out at No. 76 in 2009, has been mired on the U.S. ITF circuit the last few years with only occasional forays to the WTA level.

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She hasn’t played since July.

But with her parents Caroline and Antonio (her longtime coach) she has opened a doggy hotel in Bradenton, Fla. called BarksBNB. The company was registered a month ago.

It’s just a few miles from the IMG Academy, where she grew up.

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