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					                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2010 MEDIA GUIDE


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Sports Information Director .....................Marc Dellins
Tennis SID ............................................ Danny Harrington
SID Phone .................................................. (310) 206-8075
SID Fax ........................................................ (310) 825-8664
E-mail .................................................... dannyh@ucla.edu

   Tennis Information
2009 Record ....................................................................21-5
2009 NCAA Finish ....................................................... T-3rd                 TABLE OF CONTENTS
2009 Pac-10 Record (Finish) .............................. 6-0 (1st)
Letterwinners Returning/Lost ....................................9/3
Home Court .......... Los Angeles Tennis Center (LATC)                                              Why UCLA Tennis?                                                                                 Bruin History
Capacity .........................................................................5,800         Professional Success ............................................................ 2              All-Time Letterwinners .....................................................27
Surface................................................Outdoor Hardcourt                        All-Time Greats ...................................................................... 3         Team Captains & All-Americans.....................................28
Coach’s Office Phone ............................. (310) 206-6375                               A Winning Tradition ............................................................. 4              ITA & UCLA Hall of Fame Members...............................29
LATC Phone ............................................... (310) 208-3838                       A Standard of Excellence ................................................... 5                   ITA Honors and Tournament Champions...................29
                                                                                                The Los Angeles Tennis Center ........................................ 6                         Pacific-10 Conference Honors ........................................30
   Key Personnel                                                                                                                                                                                 All-Time Bruin Greats .........................................................31
Chancellor .................................................. Dr. Gene Block                        2010 Staff                                                                                   Season Results (1981-2009) ..................................... 32-34
Faculty Rep. ............................................Donald Morrison                        Head Coach Billy Martin ................................................. 8-9                    Yearly Records ......................................................................35
Athletic Director .................................... Dan G. Guerrero                          Assistant Coach Kris Kwinta ............................................10                       All-Time Record vs. Opponents ....................................35
Associate A.D. ....................................................Glenn Toth                   Director of Tennis Operations Grant Chen ................10                                      Career Coaching Records.................................................35
Event Manager ................................................Paul Brown
Staff Athletic Trainer ......................................Steve Agee                             The Players                                                                                      General Information
Student Trainers .......................................... Alan Mendes                         Haythem Abid ......................................................................11            Administration .....................................................................36
........................................................................ Brian Enriquez         Alex Brigham ........................................................................12          Key Athletic Department Staff .......................................36
                                                                                                Matt Brooklyn ......................................................................13           2009 Schedule ................................................................... IBC
   Tennis Staff                                                                                 Jake Fleming.........................................................................14          The UCLA Experience ....................................................I-XVI
Head Coach ......................................................Billy Martin                   Jeff Gast ..................................................................................15
Alma Mater ....................................Univ. of Redlands ’89                            Amit Inbar .............................................................................16
Record at UCLA (Yrs.).....................................366-72 (16)                           Ahmed Ismail .......................................................................17
Career Record (Yrs.)................................................... Same                    Evan Lee .................................................................................18                                             adidas is the official footwear and
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Assistant Coach ............................................... Kris Kwinta                     Nick Meister ..........................................................................19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    athletic teams
Director of Tennis Operations ....................Grant Chen                                    Holden Seguso ....................................................................20
Team Managers .................................Barry Goldenberg,                                Kallim Stewart ......................................................................21
.................................................................................. Daniel Vu    Julian Arnold, Florante Sarmiento ................................22
                                                                                                Evan Teufel, Maxime Tabatruong ..................................22

                                                                                                    The 2008-09 Season
                                                                                                Match-By-Match Results .......................................... 24-25
                                                                                                Team Results/Final Statistics ...........................................26
                                                                                                2008-09 Final Pac-10 Honors & Standings.................26



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                                                    Head Coach
                                                    17th Season
                                                    Redlands ’89




    Head coach Billy Martin enters his 17th season at the helm of the UCLA
    men’s tennis team. The 1996 ITA National Coach of the Year, Martin brings a
    366-72 (.836) record into his 26th season on the Bruin coaching staff. Martin
    served as an assistant coach at UCLA for 10 years prior to being elevated
    to his current status as only the fourth head coach in Bruin tennis history.
    He follows legends Bill Ackerman (1921-50), J.D. Morgan (1951-66) and
    Glenn Bassett (1967-93).
    Martin, who in 16 seasons has never had a team finish out of the top 5 at
    the NCAA Championships, led UCLA to the school’s 16th NCAA men’s ten-
    nis title in 2005. The Bruins upset top-seeded Baylor, 4-3 in the title match
    that season with a thrilling come-from-behind victory in College Station,
    Texas. It marked UCLA’s first national title in men’s tennis since 1984, and
    followed a string of near misses at the NCAAs during Martin’s first 12 years
    as head coach.                                                                        In 16 years of coaching, Billy
                                                                                          Martin has never had a team
    Another significant achievement in Martin’s career came during the 2006               place lower than fifth at the NCAA
    season, as he coached Ben Kohlloeffel to a straight-set win over Virginia’s           Championships
    Somdev Devvarman in the title match at the NCAA Singles Championships.
    Kohlloeffel became the Bruins’ 10th singles champion, and the first since
    Martin captured the title back in 1975.
    Kohlloeffel’s victory put his coach in an elite category, as Martin joins Georgia’s
    Manny Diaz as the only other active head coach to earn the career “triple crown”
    by leading their schools to three different titles at the NCAA Championships             Martin’s Career Coaching Record (1994-2009)
    (team, singles and doubles). Martin’s doubles title came when he coached
    Justin Gimelstob and Srdjan Muskatirovic to the championship in 1995.                                  Overall             Pac-10          Pac-10   NCAA
    In just his first season as head coach, Martin guided the Bruins to their third       Year             Record              Record          Finish   Finish
    consecutive NCAA Semifinal appearance and an overall record of 22-6. He               1994             22-6 (.786)         7-3 (.700)      3rd       T-3rd
    enjoyed an equal amount of success in his second year, as he led the Bruins           1995             19-6 (.760)         7-3 (.700)      3rd       T-3rd
    to a 19-6 record and UCLA’s fourth consecutive NCAA Semifinal appearance.
                                                                                          1996             27-1 (.964)         10-0 (1.000)    1st        2nd
    The Bruins moved a step closer to winning the national title during Martin’s
    third year when UCLA ended the season as NCAA Runner-Up, posting a 27-1               1997             25-4 (.862)         9-1 (.900)      T-1st     T-3rd
    record and a No. 1 final ranking. After enjoying a tremendous year in 1997            1998             17-8 (.680)         5-2 (.714)      T-2nd     T-5th
    and entering the NCAA Tournament as the No. 1 seed, the Bruins posted                 1999             26-3 (.896)         6-1 (.857)      T-1st      2nd
    another semifinal finish, notching a 25-4 record. In 1998, the Bruins tied
                                                                                          2000             24-4 (.857)         6-1 (.857)      2nd       T-5th
    for fifth at NCAAs and claimed a final ranking of No. 7 with a 17-8 overall
    record, as three Bruins claimed All-America honors. Like the 1997 season,             2001             23-3 (.885)         6-1 (.857)      2nd       T-5th
    the ’99 Bruins, who entered the NCAA Tournament ranked No. 1, were NCAA               2002             23-5 (.821)         6-1 (.857)      1st       T-3rd
    runner-ups and Pac-10 Champions, finishing with a 26-3 record. In 2000,               2003             24-4 (.857)         6-1 (.857)      2nd       T-3rd
    Martin’s team finished 24-4 overall and were runner-up to eventual NCAA
                                                                                          2004             23-6 (.793)         6-1 (.857)      T-1st      2nd
    Champion Stanford in Pac-10 conference play. The Bruins, ranked No. 2 go-
    ing into the NCAA Tournament, lost a heartbreaking match to Tennessee in              2005             27-3 (.900)         6-1 (.857)      T-1st       1st
    the quarterfinal round. In 2001, the Bruins reached the NCAA Quarterfinals,           2006             20-6 (.769)         6-1 (.857)      T-1st     T-5th
    finishing with a 23-3 overall record and a No. 3 final ranking. In 2002, the          2007             22-4 (.846)         7-0 (1.000)     1st       T-5th
    Pac-10 Champion Bruins advanced to the NCAA Semifinals, finishing with a
                                                                                          2008             23-4 (.852)         5-2 (.714)      T-2nd     T-3rd
    23-5 overall record. In 2003, UCLA advanced to the NCAA Semifinals, post-
    ing a 24-4 overall record. The 2004 season marked the third time in coach             2009             21-5 (.808)         6-0 (1.000)     1st       T-3rd
    Martin’s tenure that the Bruins came within one match of the national title,          Totals           366-72 (.836)       104-19 (.845)
    as UCLA finished with a 23-6 overall record and coach Martin’s fifth Pac-10
    Championship. A number of close calls finally came to an end in 2005, when



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Martin led the Bruins to the school’s first NCAA title since 1984. UCLA fin-
ished the season with a 27-3 overall record and the school’s second-straight
Pac-10 Championship.
The 2006 season marked the eighth-consecutive 20-win season for Martin,
as UCLA finished with a 20-6 overall record, advancing to the quarterfinals at
the NCAA Championships. The Bruins also claimed their third-straight Pac-
10 title. UCLA equaled its success of the previous year in 2007, posting yet
another 20-win season (22-4), another Pac-10 Championship, and another
quarterfinal appearance at the season-ending NCAA Championships.
Perhaps one of Martin’s best coaching seasons came in 2008 as, despite
missing their top four players from the previous season, the Bruins still man-
aged to reach the semifinals at the NCAA Championships, ending the year
23-4 overall. The Bruins made it back-to-back NCAA Semifinal appearances
last season, with UCLA falling just short of reaching the final in a 4-3 loss to
Ohio State in College Station, Texas. The Bruins ended the year 21-5 overall,
claiming the school’s fifth Pac-10 title in six years.
Inducted into the ITA Tennis Hall of Fame in 1996, Martin’s playing career is
full of highlights. To this very day he is still regarded as one of the best junior
players in the history of the sport. He captured the 1973 and ’74 singles titles
at Junior Wimbledon, the Junior U.S. Open and Junior Orange Bowl tourna-
ments. Inside Tennis Magazine recently ran an article that named him “Junior
Player of the Century.” Due to his tremendous success as a junior player while
growing up in Illinois, Martin was inducted into the USTA Midwest Section             Billy Martin captured the NCAA
Hall of Fame this past December.                                                      Singles Championship as a
                                                                                      freshman in 1975.
As a Bruin freshman, he guided the 1975 team to one of its best seasons,
posting a perfect 19-0 dual-match record en route to an NCAA team cham-
pionship.
After capturing the 1975 NCAA singles championship, Martin turned professional
and enjoyed a fine career. He reached the Wimbledon singles quarterfinals in
1977 and was selected Rookie of the Year in his first professional season.
Martin defeated top pros such as Ken Rosewall (twice), Stan Smith, John
Newcombe, Roscoe Tanner and Harold Soloman. In 1975 he won the Arkan-
sas International singles title. He also won doubles championships in 1977,
’79 and ’81 in Laguna Niguel, CA, Brussels, Belgium and Bristol, England,
respectively.
Martin attended UCLA for three years, working on his undergraduate studies
before completing his bachelor’s degree in business management from the
University of Redlands in 1989. He earned his MBA from USC in 1991.
During the summer, Martin runs the Bassett-Martin Tennis Camp, one of the
country’s most successful camps for youngsters. Martin also directs the
UCLA Summer Tennis Camps held on the UCLA campus.
Martin and his wife, Justine, have two children, William and Travis.



   Career Playing Highlights
 1975 NCAA Singles Champion
 Played on UCLA’s 1975 NCAA Championship team
 Named “Junior Tennis Player of the Century” by Inside Tennis Magazine
 Has posted wins over Ken Rosewall, Stan Smith and John Newcombe
 Reached the quarterfinals in singles at Wimbledon in 1977
 French Open mixed doubles champion in 1980


   Career Coaching Highlights
 Led UCLA to the 2005 NCAA title
 Has coached UCLA to nine Pac-10 Titles
 Has currently led UCLA to 11 consecutive 20-win seasons
 Has guided the Bruins to 11 top 3 finishes at the NCAA Championships
 Has never had a team finish out of the top 5 at the NCAA Championships                                                             Billy Martin led UCLA to the
 1996 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division I Coach of the Year                                                               school’s 16th NCAA men’s tennis
 Inducted into the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Hall of Fame in 1996                                                          title in 2005.
 Inducted into the USTA Midwest Section Hall of Fame in 2009
 Coached Benjamin Kohlloeffel to the 2006 NCAA Singles Championship
 Coached 1995 NCAA Doubles Champs Justin Gimelstob & Srdjan Muskatirovic




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                                                   Assistant Coach                                                                 Director of Tennis
                                                   3rd Season                                                                      Operations
                                                   UCLA ’07                                                                        2nd Season
                                                                                                                                   UCLA ’06

     Former Bruin All-American Kris Kwinta begins his third season as head              Grant Chen enters his second stint as Director of Tennis Operations at UCLA
     coach Billy Martin’s assistant. Prior to taking the job at the beginning of the    after holding the position during the 2006-07 season. His current respon-
     2008 season, Kwinta had served as an undergraduate assistant coach while           sibilities include overseeing and assisting with all facets of both the men’s
     finishing up his degree in political science.                                      and women’s programs.
     Kwinta, who lettered at UCLA from 2004-2005, is best known for winning the         Chen, who graduated from UCLA in 2006 with a degree in sociology, served
     deciding singles match in the Bruins’ 4-3 upset over top-seeded Baylor in the      as the team manager for the men’s tennis team from 2001-2006. Upon
     2005 NCAA Final. With the match tied at 3-3, his victory over Lars Poerschke       graduation, he assumed the role of Director of Tennis Operations, however
     at No. 3 singles clinched UCLA’s first NCAA title in men’s tennis since 1984.      left after one season to pursue other goals. During his time away from UCLA,
     Kwinta would go on to earn all-tournament honors that season.                      Chen worked in sports management, assisting with a handful of prominent
     During his two seasons in Westwood, Kwinta owned a career singles re-              local tennis professionals in the Los Angeles Area.
     cord of 59-22 and a career doubles mark of 62-24. He earned All-America            In addition to his duties with the varsity tennis programs, Chen also enters
     honors in doubles in 2004 after he and partner Alberto Francis finished the        his fourth season as coach of the UCLA Club Tennis Team. He coached the
     year ranked No. 7 in the country. The duo went 33-15 that season, earning          team to a pair of Southern California Regional Championships in 2007 and
     Pac-10 Doubles Team of the Year honors. Kwinta also finished the season            2008. Chen was a member of the team from 2005-2006, winning both the
     ranked No. 94 in singles in the Final ITA Rankings.                                Fall and Spring Intramural events at UCLA while leading the team to a regional
     Kwinta followed up his 2004 success with another impressive season in              title and a top five finish at nationals.
     2005. He posted a 26-9 overall singles record, including a 29-9 mark in            Prior to college, Chen was captain of the Dos Pueblos High School tennis
     doubles play. He was named an honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection that          team in Santa Barbara where he won the Channel League doubles title as a
     year, finishing the season listed at No. 65 in singles and No. 20 in doubles       junior and was a singles finalist his senior year. He graduated with multiple
     (W/Francis) in the Final ITA Rankings.                                             MVP, All-Channel League and All-CIF honors.
     A former member of the Polish National Team, Kwinta was ranked as high as          For the past nine years, Chen has also assisted coach Billy Martin with his
     No. 2 in singles and No. 1 in doubles in the Polish Junior Rankings. He has        winter and summer UCLA Tennis Camps, along with the Bassett/Martin Ten-
     represented Poland at the Davis Cup in doubles, teaming with former UCLA           nis Camp in Big Bear, Calif.
     All-American Marcin Matkowski.                                                     The Santa Barbara native and avid golfer currently resides in Brentwood,
     Kwinta is a native of Poznan, Poland.                                              California.




                                             Team Manager                                                                    Team Manager
                                             3rd Season                                                                      2nd Season


     Barry Goldenberg is entering his third season as a manager with the UCLA           Daniel Vu is entering his second season as a manager with the UCLA men’s
     men’s tennis team.                                                                 tennis team.
     Prior to college, Goldenberg was captain of the Parkway Central High School        Vu was a two-year Varsity letterman at Corona del Mar High School in
     tennis team in Chesterfield, Mo., leading the team to the finals of the Missouri   Newport Beach, Calif.
     State Championship. He was a four-time Scholar-Athlete Award recipient and         Vu is majoring in Biochemistry at UCLA and plans to attend Medical
     also recieved All-Metro honors his senior year. He trained for one year at the
                                                                                        School after college.
     Miller Tennis Academy in St. Louis, Mo.


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                                           RSr. 6-2 Left
                                           Tunis, Tunisia
                                           Garbi School



  Fall 2009
Did not compete in the fall.

  2008-09
First-team All-Pac-10 selection … UCLA’s highest ranked singles player to
end the season, checking in at No. 57 … Also ended the year ranked No. 26
in doubles with partner Nick Meister … Finished the year with a 10-12 overall
singles record … Was 13-7 in doubles play … Played at the No. 1 singles spot
for most of the year, going 8-7 … Played at the No. 2 position during UCLA’s
run to the semifinals at the NCAA Championships … Upset No. 1-ranked Robert
Farah of USC, 6-4, 6-3 in the team’s 4-3 win over the Trojans on March 5 …
Also defeated No. 13 Alex Clayton of Stanford, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in another 4-3
Bruin win on March 27 … Teamed with Meister and Amit Inbar in doubles …
Teamed with Meister to defeated No. 1-ranked Jonas Berg/Bram ten Berge of
Mississippi, 8-5 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Team Championships … The
duo also posted wins over fourth-ranked Robert Farah/Steve Johnson of USC,
and No. 9 Geoff Chizever/Pedro Zerbini of Cal … Began the fall listed at No. 52
in the Preseason ITA Singles Rankings.

  2007-08
Did not play in the spring due to injury … Redshirted the season … Still ended      in January … Also played at the No. 2 doubles position … Teamed with Chris
the season listed at No. 89 in the Final ITA Singles Rankings … Began the fall      Surapol to post a 19-9 overall record … The duo went 18-8 in dual matches
ranked No. 17 in singles and No. 60 in doubles (w/ Harel Srugo) in the Preseason    … Did not compete in the fall … Joined the team in January.
ITA Rankings … Ended the fall with a 6-2 overall singles record … Advanced to
the round of 16 at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. … De-           High School/Juniors
feated Tulsa’s Will Gray and No. 43 Kaes Van’t Hof of USC in the first two rounds   Ranked as high as No. 19 in the World Junior ITF Singles Rankings … Participated
before falling to top-ranked Somdev Devvarman of Virginia, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 … Also     in the U.S. Open, French Open and Wimbledon Junior Championships … No. 1-
reached the semifinals of the ITA West Region Championships at Pepperdine …         ranked Player in Tunisia … Singles and doubles quarterfinalist at the Eddie Herr
Lost to top-seeded Andre Begemann of Pepperdine, 6-2, 6-1 … Defeated two            Junior Championships in 2002 … Singles semifinalist at Hammamet, Tunisia
ranked opponents en route to the semifinals (No. 112 Jaak Poldma of USC and         Futures in June of 2005 … Singles winner at Tunis, Tunisia Futures in May of
No. 125 James Lemke of Pepperdine) … Also advanced to the semifinals in             2005 …Reached the semifinals in singles and the finals in doubles at the 26th
doubles at the ITA West Regional Championships with Nick Meister.                   African Closed Championships in 2003 … Five-year member of the Tunisian
                                                                                    Davis Cup Team …Spent four years at the Brugera Tennis Academy in Spain.
  2006-07
First-team All-Pac-10 selection … Ended the season listed at No. 32 in singles in     Personal
the Final ITA Rankings … Selected to compete in the NCAA Singles Championships,     Full name is Mohamed Haythem Abid … Began playing tennis at age eight at
falling to Georgia’s Luis Flores, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 in the first round … Played every   the local club near his home.
match at the No. 2 singles position, going 16-2 … Finished the year with a 24-5
overall record … Posted a 4-2 record against ranked opponents … Captured the
singles title at the Sherwood Collegiate Cup in January … Defeated USC’s Dejan
Cvetkovic, 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 in the final … Won 11-straight matches from Jan. 12            Career Singles Record
to Feb. 10 … Teamed with Chris Surapol in doubles, going 14-7 at the No. 2            Year                   Duals             Tournaments              Overall
position … The duo went 3-1 during the Bruins’ run to the NCAA Quarterfinals          2005-06                16-10                  1-1                 17-11
… Began the fall listed 89th in singles and 45th in doubles (w/Surapol) in the        2006-07                 16-2                 8-3                   24-5
ITA Preseason Rankings … Appeared at both the ITA All-American (qualifying)           2007-08                  —                    6-2                   6-2
and the ITA West Regionals … Forced to withdraw from both tournaments with            2008-09                 10-9                  0-3                 10-12
an injury … Advanced to the round of 16 at the ITA Regionals.                         Totals                 42-21                 15-9                 57-30
  2005-06                                                                               Career Doubles Record
Second-team All-Pac-10 selection … Posted a 17-11 overall singles record …
                                                                                      Year                   Duals             Tournaments              Overall
Played every match at the No. 2 singles position, finishing with a 16-10 mark
                                                                                      2005-06                 17-8                 2-1                   19-9
… Defeated three ranked opponents on the season, including No. 28 Jonathan
                                                                                      2006-07                 15-9                 1-1                  16-10
Stokke of Duke, No. 84 Jeff Groslimond of Arizona and No. 98 Tyler Brown of Cal
                                                                                      2007-08                  —                   3-1                    3-1
…Owned a six-match winning streak from Mar. 15 to Apr. 14 … Played singles
                                                                                      2008-09                 12-5                 1-2                   13-7
in only one tournament, reaching the round of 16 at the Sherwood Collegiate Cup
                                                                                      Totals                 44-22                 7-5                  51-27

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                                       RFr. 6-0 Right
                                       Culver City, CA
                                       Pacifica Christian



      Fall 2009
     Reached the consolation singles final at
     the ITA Southwest Regional Championships
     at Pepperdine, falling to USC's Daniel Nguyen
     … Won two matches to qualify for the Southern
     California Intercollegiate Championships at UCLA
     … Went on to win two main draw matches to reach the
     quarterfinals … Defeated Azusa-Pacific's Mathias Weber, 6-1,
     6-3 in the opening round … Also upset teammate Nick Meister,
     7-6, 6-3 in the round of 16 … Fell to Daniel Nguyen of USC,
     6-2, 6-3 in the quarters … Also teamed with Ahmed Ismail to
     reach the quarterfinals in doubles at the Southern California
     Intercollegiates.
      2008-09
     Redshirted the season.
      High School/Juniors
     Listed as a four-star recruit (#26 overall) in the class of 2008
     according to TennisRecruiting.net … Also listed as the No. 8
     overall recruit in California … Singles finalist in the CIF Southern
     Section Championships in 2007 … Also a singles semifinalist
     in the CIF draw at the Ojai Valley Tennis Championships … Listed
     in the top 50 nationally in the 2008 USTA Boys’ 18 Singles Rank-
     ings … Reached the second round of singles at the USTA Nation-
     als (Kalamazoo), the Easter Bowl and USTA International Spring
     Championships in 2008 … Singles quarterfinalist at the 2008
     USTA Spring National Championships … Advanced to the
     round of 16 in singles at the 2008 Southern California Ju-
     nior Sectionals … Also reached the doubles final at the 2008
     Sectionals with partner Walker Kehrer … Captured the singles title
     at the 2008 Emse Pearson Memorial Tournament in San Diego, defeating
     ninth-ranked J.T. Sundling, 6-4, 6-3 … Attended Pacifica Christian High School in Santa
     Monica, Calif.
      Personal
     Full name is Alexander Madison Brigham … Born April 25, 1990 in Santa Monica, Calif. … Parents are Alfonso and Ramona
     Brigham … Older brother is Alfonso Jr. … Admires Michael Jordan and Rodger Federer … Likes to play basketball and read
     in his spare time.




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                                         Sr. 5-11 Right
                                         Hillingdon, England
                                         Langley Grammar
                                         Arizona State



  Fall 2009
UCLA's highest ranked singles player in the preseason, checking in at No.
39 … Posted a 4-4 singles record … Participated in the main draw at the ITA
All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla., reaching the consolation quarterfinals …
Defeated No. 8 Jean-Yves Aubone of Florida State, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the first round of consolation
… Advanced to the second round of singles at both the ITA Southwest Regionals and the Southern
California Intercollegiates … Teamed with Kallim Stewart to capture the doubles title at the Southern California
Intercollegiates … Also participated at both the ITA All-American Championships (qualifying) and ITA Southwest
Regionals with Amit Inbar.

  2008-09
Second-team All-Pac-10 selection … Ended the season ranked No. 64 nationally in singles … Posted a 22-13 overall
singles record … Was 10-7 in dual matches … Played primarily at the No. 2 singles position … Played at the No. 1
position during UCLA’s five NCAA Tournament matches … Highest ranked win came over No. 16 Bradley Klahn of Stanford
… Posted a total of eight wins over ranked singles opponents … Semifinalist in both singles and doubles (w/Holden
Seguso) at the Sherwood Collegiate Cup … Ended the year with a 15-13 overall doubles record … Partnered most
at the No. 2 spot with both Seguso and Michael Look … Listed at No. 37 in the Preseason ITA Singles Rankings
… Posted a 7-4 mark in fall singles play … Reached the semifinals at the Southern California Intercollegiates …
Also reached the quarterfinals in singles at the ITA West-South Regionals at Pepperdine … Competed in the main
draw at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. … Reached the quarterfinals in doubles (w/Nick
Meister) at the So. Cal Intercollegiates.

  2007-08 (at Arizona State)
First-team All-Pac-10 selection … Played No. 1 singles and doubles for the Sun Devils … Ended the
season listed at No. 67 in the Final ITA Singles Rankings … Also ranked No. 40 with partner T.J. Bellama
… Defeated sixth-ranked Robert Farah of USC, 6-4, 6-4 in a dual match on April 11 … Earned a total
of five victories over ranked opponents in singles and five in doubles … Reached the doubles final
at the Pac-10 Championships with Bellama … Ended the season with a 21-12 overall singles
record, including a 21-10 mark in doubles play ... Named Pac-10 Player of the Week for the
week of February 11-16.

  2006-07 (at Arizona State)
Enjoyed a phenomenal first season of college tennis, earning Pac-10 Freshman of the
Year honors … Second-team All Pac-10 selection … Compiled an overall singles
record of 27-11, playing primarily at the Nos. 1 and 2 positions … Was 21-15 in
doubles play, teaming mostly with Wesley Miller at the No. 1 position ... Teamed
with Miller to reach the semifinals at the Pac-10 Championships in Ojai, Calif.
… Finished the season ranked No. 118 in singles … Became the first ASU
                                                                                 Career Singles Record
men’s tennis player to earn Pac-10 Player of the Week honors.
                                                                                 Year                   Duals              Tournaments          Overall
  High School/Juniors                                                            2006-07 (at ASU)        15-7                  12-4             27-11
A 2006 graduate of Uxbridge College in Uxbridge, Middlesex (UK)                  2007-08 (at ASU)        13-6                   8-6             21-12
… Was Student of the Year in 2005 … A member of the Hillingdon                   2008-09                 10-7                  12-6             22-13
Academy of Tennis, Esporta Academy.                                              Totals                 38-20                 32-16             70-36

  Personal                                                                         Career Doubles Record
Parents are Roy and Dee Brooklyn of Hillingdon, Middlesex (UK) …                 Year                   Duals              Tournaments          Overall
Has a younger brother, Jonny … Born August 13, 1987 in London …                  2006-07 (at ASU)        12-9                  9-6              21-15
Full name is Matthew James Brooklyn.                                             2007-08 (at ASU)        15-5                  6-5              21-10
                                                                                 2008-09                 11-9                  4-4              15-13
                                                                                 Totals                 38-23                 19-15             57-38




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                                          RSo. 5-11 Right
                                          Newport Beach, CA
                                          Newport Harbor HS



      Fall 2009
     Did not compete in any fall
     tournaments.
      2008-09
     Saw action only during fall
     play … Ended the fall with a 5-
     3 overall singles record … Fell in
     the main draw of the ITA West-South
     Regionals at Pepperdine, however won
     three matches to reach the quarterfinals of the back draw … Defeated UCSD’s
     Brandon Stevenson and UCSB’s Mathieu Forget en route to the quarterfinals
     … Won a pair of qualifying matches to reach the main draw at the Southern
     California Intercollegiates.
      2007-08
     Redshirted the season.
      High School / Juniors
     Three-year letterwinner at Newport Harbor High School in Newport
     Beach, Calif. … Earned All-CIF honors as a sophomore … Third-
     team All-CIF selection as a junior … Was undefeated his junior
     year before suffering a shoulder injury … Competed in the
     USTA Super Nationals in Kalamazoo, Mich. … Advanced to the         Career Singles Record
                                                                      Year                  Duals                  Tournaments            Overall
     fourth round of doubles in the Under-16 division in 2005.
                                                                             2007-08                               REDSHIRTED
      Personal                                                               2008-09                -                  5-3                 5-3
                                                                             Totals                 -                  5-3                 5-3
     Full name is Jeffrey Jacobi Fleming … Born Oct. 12, 1988 in
     Newport Beach, Calif. … Parents are Steve and Jodi Fleming …              Career Doubles Record
     Sister, Alexandra, is a former manager with the UCLA women’s            Year                 Duals            Tournaments            Overall
     tennis team … Admires Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett               2007-08                               REDSHIRTED
                                                                             2008-09                -                   -                    -
     Favre … Enjoys playing basketball in his spare time … Would             Totals                 -                   -                    -
     like to pursue a career in sports broadcasting.



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                                RSo. 6-3 Right
                                Saratoga, CA
                                Saratoga HS




 Fall 2009
Won two singles matches to qualify for the main
draw at the Southern California Intercolle-
giates … Defeated LMU’s Aris Andresian
and UC Riverside’s Quoc Doan … Lost
in the first round to Pepperdine’s Daniel
Moss … Teamed with Evan Lee in
doubles at both the ITA Southwest Re-
gional Championships and the Southern
California Intercollegiates.
 2008-09
Saw action only in fall play … Participated in just one tournament, going 1-1
at the ITA West-South Regional Championships at Pepperdine … Defeated UC
Riverside’s Yi Chai, 6-3, 6-4 in the opening round … Also teamed with Ahmed
Ismail at the Regionals, falling in the first round.
 2007-08
Redshirted the season.
 High School / Juniors
Four-year letterwinner at Saratoga High School in Saratoga, Calif. … Played
No. 1 singles as a junior and senior … Three-year team captain and team
MVP … San Jose Mercury News Central Coast Section (CCS) First-Team
selection … Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) Todd Hoo Memo-
rial Sportsmanship Award recipient … Helped Saratoga to four straight
SCVAL league championships, including a second place showing at
the CIF Team Championships … Ranked as high as No. 17 nationally
in the USTA Boys’ 16s division … Also ranked No. 7 in the USTA
Boys’ 14s … Received the USTA NorCal Sportsmanship Award in
2002 and 2005 … Received a wild card to play in the qualifying
of the ATP Tour’s SAP Open in San Jose, Calif., falling to James
Auckland of Great Britain, 6-3, 6-1.
                                                                 Career Singles Record
 Personal
                                                                Year                Duals            Tournaments          Overall
Full name is Jeffrey Martin Gast … Born March 11, 1989 in       2007-08                              REDSHIRTED
West Hills, Calif. … Parents are Jim and Pat Gast … Brother’s   2008-09                  -               1-1               1-1
name is Eric … Sister is Julia … Mother attended graduate       Totals                   -               1-1               1-1
school at UCLA … Enjoys playing basketball, football, and        Career Doubles Record
reading in his spare time … Also likes to juggle … Attended     Year                Duals            Tournaments          Overall
his first Grand Slam tournament at three-months old (Roland     2007-08                              REDSHIRTED
Garros) … Admires Pete Sampras.                                 2008-09                  -               0-1               0-1
                                                                Totals                   -               0-1               0-1



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                                              Jr. 6-0 Left
                                              Tel Aviv, Israel
                                              Alliance HS
                                              Maryland
       Fall 2009
     Captured the singles title at the ITA Southwest Regionals … Lost just one set in six matches
     en route to the title … Earned a spot in the main draw at the ITA National Intercollegiate
     Indoor Championships in West Haven, Conn. … Fell to top-seeded John-Patrick Smith of
     Tennessee, 6-4, 6-4 in the opening round … Ended the fall with a 6-3 overall singles record
     … Played with Matt Brooklyn in doubles, going 1-2.

       2008-09
     Finished the season with a 20-10 overall singles record … Was 17-4 in dual matches … Was 11-3
     at the No. 6 spot … Also played at the Nos. 4 (1-0) and 5 (5-1) positions … Defeated Stanford’s Greg
     Hirshman, 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-4 to clinch a 4-3 UCLA victory on March 27 … Owned an 11-match winning
     streak from Feb. 28 to April 17 … Had one ranked singles win on the year, defeating Stanford’s Richard
     Wire, 7-6(1), 4-6, 6-1 in the opening round of the Sherwood Collegiate Cup … Went 24-6 in doubles
     play … Ended the season ranked No. 57 with Harel Srugo and No. 73 with Haythem Abid … Did
     not lose a match with Srugo, ending the season with a perfect 15-0 record in dual matches
     … Also played six dual matches with Abid at the No. 1 position, going 3-3 … Listed
     at No. 60 in the Preseason ITA Singles Rankings … Reached the quarterfinals at the
     Southern California Intercollegiates … Advanced to the quarterfinals with Holden
     Seguso at the ITA West-South Regionals … Also reached the quarterfinals with
     Ahmed Ismail at the So. Cal Intercollegiates.

       2007-08 (at Maryland)
     Ended the season with a 15-11 overall singles record … Posted an 11-9
     mark in dual matches, playing every match at the No. 1 position … Defeated
     several ranked players on the season, notching wins over No. 30 Sheeva
     Parbhu (Notre Dame), No. 40 Austen Childs (Louisville), No. 86 Albert Larregola
     (Virginia Tech) and No. 112 Benjamin Carlotti (North Carolina) … Ended the
     season listed at No. 104 in the Final ITA Singles Rankings … Ranked as high as
     No. 68 during the season … Owned an 18-9 overall doubles record … Teamed
     with several different opponents during the season … Played a total of six matches
     at the No. 1 doubles position, seeing most of his time at the No. 2 spot … Ended the year
     13-7 in duals match doubles play.

       High School / Juniors
     Ranked No. 137 in singles and No. 96 in doubles in the ITF World Junior Rankings … Won a
     silver medal at the 2005 Maccabiah Games ... Israel Under-16 champion in 2001 and Under-
     18 champion in 2003 ... Member of the 2006-07 Israeli Davis Cup team … Has played
     numerous tournaments on the ITF Men’s Circuit … Ranked as high as No. 560 in ATP
     Tour Singles Rankings … Also ranked No. 607 in doubles …Has won a total of four
     Futures tournaments in doubles (two in Israel and two in Senegal) … Captured
     a Futures singles title in Greece in 2006.

       Personal                                                                        Career Singles Record
     Born on Feb. 15, 1985 in Tel Aviv, Israel … Parents are Aubrey and Ziva
                                                                                     Year                     Duals   Tournaments   Overall
     Inbar … Has one older sister, Tal … Nickname is Amitush … Admires
                                                                                     2007-08 (at Maryland)     11-9       4-2       15-11
     former Chicago Bull Michael Jordan … Favorite tennis player is Pete
                                                                                     2008-09                   17-4       3-6       20-10
     Sampras … Served three years in the Israeli Army (Air Force Division)
                                                                                     Totals                   28-13       7-8       35-21
     … Enjoys going to the movies and playing other sports in his spare
     time … Plans to major in International Development Studies.                       Career Doubles Record
                                                                                     Year                     Duals   Tournaments   Overall
                                                                                     2007-08 (at Maryland)     13-7        5-2       18-9
                                                                                     2008-09                   19-3       5-3        24-6
                                                                                     Totals                   32-10       10-5      42-15


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                                              Jr. 6-0 Right
                                              Cairo, Egypt
                                              Nordhoff HS




  Fall 2009
Went 5-2 in fall singles play … Advanced through qualifying and all the way to the
quarterfinals of the main draw at the Southern California Intercollegiates … Upset
top-seeded Dean Jackson of San Diego, 6-1, 6-1 in the round of 16 … Also played in
the main draw at the ITA Southwest Regionals … Teamed with Alex Brigham to reach
the quarterfinals in doubles at the Southern California Intercollegiates … Was 1-2 in
fall doubles play.

  2008-09
Finished the season with a 7-6 overall singles record … Was 5-1 in dual matches
… Played mostly at the No. 6 position … Played in the main singles draw at the
Pac-10 Championships, reaching the round of 16 … Advanced to the second round
at the ITA West-South Regional Championships at Pepperdine during the fall …
Defeated LMU’s Borja Malet, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 in the opening round … Teamed with
Amit Inbar to reach the doubles semifinals at the Southern California Intercollegiates
… Also played with Jeff Gast at the ITA West-South Regionals.

  2007-08
Ended the season with an 11-7 overall singles record … Was a perfect 4-0 in
dual matches, playing every match at the No. 6 position … Was also 7-7 in tour-
nament play … Captured the consolation singles title at the National Collegiate
Tennis Classic … Also advanced to the round of 16 of the Invitational draw at the
Pac-10 Championships … Advanced through qualifying and into the main draw at
the Southern California Intercollegiates in the fall … Also participated in singles at
the ITA West Region Championships and the Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational in
Midland, Texas … Owned a 1-2 overall doubles record on the season, teaming with
both Chris Ho and Josh Miller.

  High School / Juniors
Listed as a five-star recruit (No. 16 nationally) according to TennisRecruiting.net
… Attended Nordhoff High School while training at the Weil Tennis Academy in
Ojai, Calif. … Was one of 22 U.S. players to compete at the Junior Orange Bowl
Championships in 2006 … Competed in both singles and doubles at the Easter
Bowl Championships in Palm Springs, Calif., reaching the round of 16 in doubles
(w/Bozidar Katsarov) … Also qualified for the Eddie Herr Junior Championships in
2006 … Advanced to the third round of singles at the USTA Super National Cham-
pionships in Kalamazoo, Mich. in 2007 … Represented Southern California on the
Junior Davis Cup team … Achieved a career-high combined ranking of No. 178 in
the ITF World Junior Rankings.


    Career Singles Record
  Year                  Duals             Tournaments              Overall
  2007-08                4-0                   7-7                  11-7
  2008-09                5-1                   2-5                   7-6
  Totals                 9-1                  9-12                 18-13
    Career Doubles Record                                                           Personal
  Year                  Duals             Tournaments              Overall        Born April 26, 1989 … Parents are Khaled and Sherine … Younger brother,
  2007-08                 -                   1-2                   1-2           Moustafa, also plays tennis.
  2008-09                 -                   2-3                   2-3
  Totals                  -                   3-5                   3-5


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                                               RFr. 5-7 Right
                                               Los Angeles, CA
                                               Windward School



       Fall 2009
     Went 1-3 in fall singles play … Defeated Azusa-Pacific’s Whitman Hough, 6-4, 7-5 in
     the first round of qualifying at the Southern California Intercollegiates … Also particpated in
     the main singles draw at the ITA Southwest Regionals … Teamed with Jeff Gast in the main
     doubles draw at the ITA Southwest Regionals … Also paired with Gast in the qualifying draw
     at the Southern California Intercollegiates … Posted an 0-2 fall doubles record.

       2008-09
     Redshirted the season … Did not see action in any matches.

       High School/Juniors
     Ranked as high as No. 24 in the Southern California Section (16-under) … Played No.
     1 singles all four years at the Windward School in Los Angeles … Team captain his
     sophomore through senior years … Also a three-time Team MVP … First-team all-league
     selection as a freshman and sophomore … League singles champion as a freshman
     and sophomore … Two-time All-CIF selection … Never lost more than five matches
     in one season … Finished high school career with a 70-11 overall singles record …
     Was the only freshman in Windward’s league to play No. 1 singles in 2005 … Owns
     the longest winning streak in school history, winning 39 matches in a row between
     his sophomore and junior seasons … Was 20-0 in league play as a sophomore …
     Was 11-1 as a junior until having season-ending back surgery … Owned a 25-5
     record as a senior … Also lettered two years in soccer.

       Personal
     Full name is Evan Preston Lee … Born October 18, 1989 in Los Angeles …Father’s
     name is Myles … Mother, Elizabeth, attended medical school at UCLA and is
     a former top 10 tennis player in Taiwan … Older sister, Allison, attends Johns
     Hopkins … Admires Kobe Bryant and Sasha Vujacic of the Los Angeles Lak-
     ers, and Olympian Michael Phelps … Also looks up to Juan Pierre of the Los
     Angeles Dodgers and Linas Kleiza of the Denver Nuggets … Enjoys playing Rock
     Band and Guitar Hero in his spare time … Likes to play basketball and travel …
     Plays the violin, piano and guitar.




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                                                                 the season with a 17-12 doubles record … Teamed with Abid at No. 1
                                                                 singles during UCLA’s run to the semifinals at the NCAA Championships …
                                                                 The duo upset top-ranked Jonas Berg/Bram ten Berge of Mississippi, 8-5 in
                                                                 the quarterfinals … Was 5-4 in fall singles play … Advanced to the singles
                                                                 final at the Southern California Intercollegiates, falling to Pepperdine’s Mah-
                                                                 moud Kamel, 7-5, 7-6 … Reached the quarterfinals in doubles at both the
                                                                 ITA West-South Regionals (w/Eugen Brazdil) and the So. Cal Intercollegiates
                                                                 (w/Matt Brooklyn).
                                            Jr. 5-10 Right         2007-08
                                                                 Led the team in singles victories as a freshman, finishing the year with a 30-
                                            Trabuco Canyon, CA   10 overall record … Was 19-5 in dual matches, playing mostly at the No. 6
                                            Tesoro HS            position … Was also 4-0 at the No. 5 spot … Had three ranked singles wins
                                                                 on the year, with the highest coming over No. 65 Eric Roberson of Boise state
                                                                 … Debuted at No. 100 in the ITA Singles Rankings on Feb. 20 … Owned a
                                                                 13-match winning streak from April 4 to May 15 … Won the deciding singles
                                                                 match in a pair of victories over No. 21 Oklahoma State (at the USTA/ITA
                                                                 National Team Indoors), and No. 10 USC (Mar. 6) … Singles quarterfinalist
                                                                 in both singles and doubles (w/Harel Srugo) at the Pac-10 Championships
                                                                 in Ojai, Calif. … Teamed with Srugo for most of the year in doubles, going
  Fall 2009                                                      19-3 overall and 14-10 at the No. 1 position … Finished the season listed at
Ranked No. 57 in the ITA Preseason Singles Rankings              No. 37 (w/Srugo) in the Final ITA Doubles Rankings … Reached the singles
… Advanced to the round of 16 in singles at both                 semifinals at the So. Cal Intercollegiates in the fall … Quarterfinalist at the
the ITA Southwest Regionals and Southern California              Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational … Reached the semifinals in doubles at
Intercollegiates … Also competed in the qualifying                 both the ITA West Regionals (W/Haythem Abid) and the So. Cal Intercol-
draw at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa,                      legiates (W/Srugo).
Okla. … Finished the fall with a 4-3 singles record …
Listed at No. 33 (w/Amit Inbar) in the ITA Preseason                                 High School / Juniors
Doubles Rankings … Was 3-1 in fall doubles play …                                   Listed as a blue chip recruit (No. 14 nationally) according
Reached the semifinals at the Southern California                                     to TennisRecruiting.net … Captured the 18s title at the
Intercollegiates with Holden Seguso.                                                  2006 Southern California Junior Sectionals … Three-time
                                                                                      All-CIF selection while playing at Tesoro High School
  2008-09                                                                            … Won the Pacific Coast League singles title in 2006
Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 selection …                                          … Was also a quarterfinalist at the CIF-Southern Section
Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 Academic                                         individual tournament … Was ranked in the top 10 nationally
Team member … Listed at No. 100 in singles                                 of the USTA Boys’ 16s division … Evelyn Houseman Sportsman-
in the Final ITA Rankings … Led the team                                 ship Award recipient … Has competed in such tournaments as the
in singles victories for the second straight                             Orange Bowl, Easter Bowl and USTA Super National Hardcourts in
year, finishing the season 26-7 overall …                                 Kalamazoo, Mich.
Went 20-2 in dual-match play … Appeared
mostly at the No. 5 spot, going 13-2 …
                                                                                  Personal
Played as high as No. 2 in the lineup …                                            Full name is Nicolas Christian Meister … Born May 15, 1989
Defeated Mississippi’s Marcel Thiemann,                                             in Santa Ana, Calif. … Parents are Klaus and Mary Meister
3-6, 7-6(5), 6-4 in the deciding singles                                             … Older brother’s name is Eric … Holds a black belt in
match to give UCLA a 4-3 victory in the                                                Tae Kwon Do … Great uncle played for the Estonian
quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament …                                                   Davis Cup team.
Ended the year on a 12-match singles
winning streak … Was 4-3 against ranked
singles opponents … Highest ranked win
came over teammate Matt Brooklyn, who
was ranked No. 37 at the time, at the
Southern California Intercollegiates …
Ended the year ranked No. 26 in doubles
with Haythem Abid … Also played
with Michael Look … Finished




                                                                     Career Singles Record
                                                                   Year                  Duals              Tournaments              Overall
                                                                   2007-08               19-5                   11-5                 30-10
                                                                   2008-09               20-2                   6-5                   26-7
                                                                   Totals                39-7                  17-10                 56-17
                                                                     Career Doubles Record
                                                                   Year                  Duals              Tournaments              Overall
                                                                   2007-08               14-10                   8-4                 22-14
                                                                   2008-09                14-9                  3-3                  17-12
                                                                   Totals                28-19                  11-7                 39-26


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                                              Jr. 6-2 Right
                                              Bradenton, FL
                                              Bradenton Academy



       Fall 2009
     Listed at No. 64 in the ITA Preseason Singles Rankings … Appeared in just one
     fall tournament, advancing to the semifinals in both singles and doubles (w/Nick
     Meister) at the Southern California Intercollegiates.

       2008-09
     Second-team All-Pac-10 selection … Ended the year listed at No. 113
     in the Final ITA Singles Rankings … Posted a 15-8 overall singles
     record … Was 12-5 in dual matches … Played mostly at the
     No. 4 position, going 8-1 … Was 5-5 against ranked
     opponents … Highest ranked win came over No. 84
     Abdullah Magdas of USC in a dual match on April 17
     … Won all three of his matches at the NCAA Cham-
     pionships in College Station, Texas … Advanced to the
     round of 16 at the Pac-10 Championships in Ojai, Calif. …
     Finished the year with a 13-6 overall doubles record … Was 8-4 in
     dual matches … Teamed mostly with Matt Brooklyn, going 5-4 … Checked
     in at No. 29 in the Preseason ITA Singles Rankings … Competed in the main
     draw at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. … Also advanced to
     the second round at the ITA West-South Regional Championships … Teamed
     with Amit Inbar in doubles at the ITA Regionals, reaching the quarterfinals
     before pulling out due to injury.

       2007-08
     Second-team All-Pac-10 selection … Listed at No. 52 in the Final ITA Singles
     Rankings … Ranked as high as No. 31 during the year (Mar. 18) … Ended
     the season with a 20-7 overall singles record … Was 18-6 in dual matches,
     going 7-5 at the No. 2 spot and 11-1 at the No. 3 position … Was 8-5 against
     ranked opponents … Highest ranked win came over No. 12 Treat Huey
     of Virginia at the USTA/ITA National Team Indoors (6-3, 3-6, 6-2) …Also
     defeated No. 39 Reid Carleton of Duke, 6-3, 6-0 in a dual match on Mar.            Career Singles Record
     12, and No. 29 Kaes Van’t Hof, 7-5, 7-6(5) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA     Year                  Duals            Tournaments             Overall
     Team Championships … Owned a 19-6 overall doubles record, going 18-6            2007-08                18-6                2-1                  20-7
     with Mathieu Dehaine at the No. 2 position … The duo went 3-1 during last       2008-09                12-5                3-3                  15-8
     year’s NCAA Tournament … Did not compete in any fall tournaments while          Totals                30-11                5-4                 35-15
     waiting to become eligible by the NCAA Clearinghouse.
                                                                                        Career Doubles Record
       High School / Juniors                                                         Year                  Duals            Tournaments             Overall
     Listed as a blue chip recruit (No. 4 nationally) in the class of 2006 according 2007-08           18-6                  1-0                 19-6
     to TennisRecruiting.net … One of the top junior players in the world, achieving 2008-09            8-4                  5-2                 13-6
     a career-high combined junior world ranking of No. 33 … Has represented         Totals           16-10                  6-2                 32-12
     the U.S. at several international events, including the U.S. Open, Orange Bowl,
     Eddie Herr and Canadian Open Junior Championships …Best showing in a
     Grand Slam singles event came at the 2005 U.S. Open, where he reached the round of 16 … Was also a semifinalist in singles at the Luxilon Cup in 2005
     … Captured the doubles title (w/Phil Bester) at the 2005 USTA International Spring Championships in Carson, Calif. …Two-time doubles semifinalist at
     the Eddie International Junior Championships … Graduated from the Bradenton Preparatory Academy while training at the world renowned Nick Bollettieri
     Tennis Academy.

       Personal
     Born March 14, 1988 … Brother, Ridley, and sister, Carling, also play tennis … Carling is a member of the UCLA women’s tennis team … Son of four-time
     doubles Grand Slam champion Robert Seguso and former Canadian tennis star Carling Bassett-Seguso … Enjoys playing the guitar in his spare time …
     One of seven players featured in the junior tennis documentary, Unstrung, which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in April of 2007 and later ran on the
     Tennis Channel.

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                                          Sr. 6-2 Right
                                          Ojai, CA
                                          Nordhoff HS
                                          California



  Fall 2009
Listed at No. 57 in singles in the ITA Preseason Rankings … Won
three qualifying matches to earn a spot in the main draw of the ITA
All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. … Defeated Harvard’s
Alexei Chijoff-Evans, 6-1, 6-1 in the first round before falling to top-
seeded John-Patrick Smith of Tennessee in the second round …
Teamed with Matt Brooklyn to claim the doubles title at the Southern
California Intercollegiates at UCLA … The duo defeated LMU’s Ivan
Lopez/Otto Sauer, 8-6 in the championship match.
  2008-09 (at California)
Ended the season ranked No. 99 in the Final ITA Singles Rankings
… Posted a 9-8 overall singles record … Played all of his matches at
either the Nos. 1 or 2 positions … Highest ranked win on the year came
over No. 12 Nate Schnugg of Georgia … Was 7-9 overall in doubles …
Ranked as high as No. 50 in singles … Captured the singles title at the Land
Rover Napa Valley Tennis Classic in the fall … Opened the fall season ranked
No. 64 … Advanced to the singles semifinal at the UNLV Rebel Classic …
Teamed with Thai Tu to advance to the doubles quarterfinal at the Wilson/ITA
Northern Cal Championships.
  2007-08 (at California)
Selected to Pac-10 All-Conference and All-Academic teams... completed his sopho-
more season ranked No. 114 in singles... played 20 dual matches on the top court,
earning victories against No. 9 Robert Farah of USC, No. 69 Elliot Wronski of UNLV
and No. 121 Claudio Christen of Arizona... compiled an 8-4 overall singles record
in fall tournaments... advanced to the Fresno State Bulldog Classic singles quar-
terfinal... advanced to the Wilson/ITA Northwest Regional Championship singles
quarterfinal... advanced to the Fresno State Bulldog Classic doubles quarterfinal
with partner freshman Jonathan Dahan... advanced to the Wilson/ITA Northwest
Regional Championship doubles quarterfinal with freshman Bozhidar Katsarov.
  2006-07 (at California)
Notched a 13-10 record in dual match singles play, earning 20 wins during his freshman
campaign... also claimed a 2-1 doubles record in duals... advanced to the singles quarterfinal
matches at both the Wilson/ITA Northwest Regional Championship and the Boise State Bronco Clas-
sic... secured two victories at the Napa Valley Tennis Classic... completed the fall tournament season with a 7-5
singles record, second best on the team... entered fall tournaments ranked No. 115 in the ITA preseason singles rankings.
  High School / Juniors
Ended 2005 ranked No. 1 in the USTA Boys’ 18s Singles Rankings … Listed as the nation’s No. 2 overall recruit in the class of 2006 ac-
cording to TennisRecruiting.net … Won the 2006 USTA Super National Winter Championships.
  Personal
Born in Kulim Kedah, Malaysia … Parents are David and Linda Stewart … Originally form Bloomington, Ind. … Moved to Ojai, Calif. to
train at the Well Tennis Academy during high school … Achieved a perfect score for piano in the IHSMA (Indiana High School Music As-
sociation) … Majoring in English.



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               FRESHMEN BIOGRAPHIES




                                               Fr. 5-9 Right                                                                   Fr. 6-0 Right
                                               San Luis Obispo, CA                                                             Santa Barbara, CA
                                               San Luis Obispo HS                                                              Santa Barbara HS

       High School / Juniors                                                           High School / Juniors
     Listed as a five-star recruit in the class of 2009 according to TennisRecrut-   Ended 2008 ranked No. 97 in Southern California … Has also been ranked
     ing.net … Ended 2008 ranked No. 13 in Southern California … Four-year           top 30 in the 16s and top 20 in the 14s … Climbed to No. 2 in the SCTA
     varsity letterwinner at San Luis Obispo High School … Played No. 1 singles      Doubles Rankings (w/Sasha Hedberg) … Four-year letterwinner at Santa
     all four years … Compiled an impressive 222-15 record over his high school      Barbara High School … Four-time first-team All-Channel League selection
     career … All-CIF selection … Four-time recipient of San Luis Obispo’s Most      … Posted a 21-0 record in league play … Two-time Channel League
     Valuable Player Award … Winner of the Mike O’Reilly Good Guy Award.             Doubles Champion (w/Spencer Simon) … Advanced to the quarterfinals
                                                                                     in singles at the Boys’ 14s National Clay Court Championships … SCTA
       Personal                                                                      Sportsmanship Award winner … Earned two varsity letters as a member
     Full name is Julian Nicholas Arnold … Born Feb. 7, 1991 in San Luis Obispo,     of Santa Barbara High School’s surf team.
     Calif. … Parents are Steve and Doriana … Admires former world No. 1 Pete
     Sampras and Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns … Enjoys playing basketball,           Personal
     ultimate frisbee, paintball, golf and chess … Also enjoys writing poetry.       Full name is Evan Whitney Teufel … Born April 5, 1991 in Santa Monica,
                                                                                     Calif. … Parents are Robert and Julia … Sister’s name is Kristin …
                                                                                     Admires pro surfer Kelly Slater … First cousins Nick and Colin Carey are
                                                                                     former UCLA football players.




                                               Fr. 5-9 Right                                                                   Fr. 5-10 Right
                                               Carson, CA                                                                      Paris, France
                                               Carson HS                                                                       CNED

       High School / Juniors                                                           High School / Juniors
     Listed as a five-star recruit in the class of 2009 according to TennisRe-       Ranked in the top 15 of his age group in France … Reached the round
     cruting.net … Prepped at Carson High School in Carson, Calif. … CIF L.A.        of 16 at the French National Junior Championships (U-18s) … Did not
     City League Champion as a sophomore … Took third as a freshman and              play many junior tournaments, choosing to mainly focus on playing open
     senior … Four-year Team MVP … Four-year Scholar-Athlete Award win-              level and futures tournaments throughout France … Advanced through
     ner … Ended 2008 ranked No. 22 in Southern California … Quarterfinalist         qualifying and into the main draw at a futures tournament in Blois, France
     at the California Bowl in 2008 … Four-year varsity letterwinner at Carson       in the summer of 2009 … Quarterfinalist in doubles (w/Maxime Teixeira)
     High School … Four-time Marine League Champion … Team captain his               at that same tournament.
     sophomore through senior years.
                                                                                       Personal
       Personal                                                                      Full name is Maxime Phan Tabatruong … Goes by Max … Born Sept.
     Full name is Florante Sarmiento Jr. … Goes by Jr. … Born July 30, 1991          24, 1989 … Parents are Antoine and Marlene … Sister, Emmanuelle,
     in Harbor City, Calif. … Parents are Florante and Alice Sarmiento … Older       played tennis at Long Beach State … Other sister’s name is Julie …
     brother’s name is Ralph … Cousin of former UCLA women’s tennis All-             Lists France’s 2001 Davis Cup victory over Australia as his fondest tennis
     American Riza Zalameda … Admires Lance Armstrong … Enjoys cycling               memory … Admires Usain Bolt and Roger Federer … Hopes to pursue
     and dancing.                                                                    a degree in business-economics.



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