Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2011.
- Davis Cup Highlights
Served as a practice partner for the U.S. Davis Cup team that defeated Sweden in the 2004 quarterfinals in Delray Beach, FL.
USTA Pro Circuit and ITF Circuit Highlights
Lost in first round of qualifying at the US Open (Garcia-Lopez)… Qualified for Indianapolis ATP event and received a bye into the second round (l. to Reid)… Lost in the first round of qualifying at Cincinnati (Levy)… Went 17-7 in Futures in 2004, reaching the semifinals at five USTA Futures -- Pensacola, FL (d. Jenkins in second round; l. to Rodriguez), Mobile, AL (l, to Wang), Orange Park, FL (d. Kryvonos; l. to Op Der Heije), Waikoloa, HI (d. Simmonds; l. to Odesnik) and Honolulu, HI (l. to Odesnik)… Reached second round of Challengers in Bronx, NY (l. to Jeanpierre), and Austin, TX (l. to Tsonga)… In doubles lost in the first round at the US Open (w/Jenkins)… Won first career doubles title at Honolulu, HI (w/Tecau) and reached the semifinals of two others -- Key Biscayne, FL (w/Simmonds) and Waikoloa, HI (w/Tecau)
2003-Went 3-4 in Futures events, reaching the quarterfinals of Lubbock, TX after defeating Delic and Montgomery (l. to Cassigne)… In doubles, went 1-3 in Futures, reaching the quarterfinals in Waikoloa (w/Zivkovic)… 2002- Played qualifying at one Futures, losing in the third round.
2004-Reached the finals at Roland Garros (l. to Monfils)… Lost in second round at Wimbledon (Desein) and US Open (Kasiri)… In his first junior appearance of the year, reached the semifinals of the ITF clay court event in Milan, Italy (l. to Kryvonos)… In doubles w/Zverev, reached the finals at Roland Garros and the quarterfinals at Wimbledon and the US Open… Won doubles title at Roehampton (w/Zverev)… 2003-Helped the United States to a fourth place finish at the Junior Davis Cup (under 16s) with Neilly and Shabaz)… Qualified at Wimbledon and French Open (l. to Baghdatis in second round) and reached the second round of the US Open (l. to Montcourt)… Won the ITF Regional Championships (d. Ouellette, Mirzadeh, Jenkins and Evans) Swept the singles (d. Cohen in final) and doubles titles (w/Neilly) at the USTA Spring Super Nationals -- Easter Bowl… In doubles, reached the second round of Wimbledon (w/Zverev) losing to Mergea/Tecau… teamed with Mirzadeh to reach final at ITF Regional (l. to Evans/Oudsema) and Banana Bowl in Brazil (l. to Gil/Kwon)… 2002-Won consecutive titles on the ITF Junior Circuit in El Paso and Hilton Head Island… In doubles won the USTA International Grass Courts (w/Johnson) and lost in the first round of the US Open to eventual runners-up Baker/Guccione… 2001-Helped the United States to a sixth place finish at the World Junior Tennis (14s version of Davis Cup)… 2000-Singles finalist at the Junior Orange Bowl, the Easter Bowl Boys’ 14s (l. to Neilly) and the USTA Winter Nationals Boys’ 14s (l. to Wang)… 1999-Singles finalist at USTA Boys’ 12 (l. to Brunch)
Mother, Julia, is a computer analyst; father, Yuri, is a tennis coach… his grandfather was a Ukrainian handball champion… Collects basketball cards… started playing tennis at age 6…
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