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Carl Soderlund
Carl  Soderlund

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Stockholm, Sweden

High School:
Stockholm Idrottsgymnasium

Height:
6-2


05/03/2018

Two Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Teams

Carl Söderlund and Aswin Lizen both earn conference honors

05/02/2018

Two Cavaliers Selected for NCAA Singles Championship

Carl Söderlund and Aswin Lizen will vie for the NCAA Singles title

04/17/2018

Söderlund/Lord Named ACC Doubles Team of the Week

Carl Söderlund and Matthew Lord earn the Cavaliers' second ACC honor of the year

07/25/2017

Cavaliers Earn ITA All-Academic Team Honor

Thai-Son Kwiatkowski and Carl Söderlund also named ITA Scholar-Athletes

06/26/2017

Kwiatkowski Named ACC Men's Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Five Cavaliers earn All-ACC Academic Team honors

2017-18 SEASON

  • NCAA Singles Championship selection
  • All-ACC First Team
  • VaSID All-State First Team
  • Ranked as high as No. 24 in singles and No. 43 in doubles, finishing the year at No. 24 in singles
  • Named the ACC Doubles Team of the Week (4/17) alongside Matthew Lord after winning a pair of matches on the top court against a pair of ranked opponents, including a 6-1 victory over the No. 17 team of Ian Dempster and Skander Mansouri of Wake Forest
  • Finished the year with a 13-5 record at No. 1 singles
  • Went 8-3 in doubles in conference matches
  • Did not play collegiate matches in the fall


2016-17 SEASON - ITA National Team Indoor Champions, NCAA Team Champions

  • ITA Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year
  • All-ACC Second Team
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • VaSID State Rookie of the Year
  • ITA Scholar-Athlete
  • Started his collegiate career with 13-straight singles victories
  • Sidelined after ITA Indoors with an injury, returned to the court April 7 vs. Virginia Tech
  • Top player in the preseason ITA National Freshman/Newcomer rankings
  • Runner-up at the $25,000 Los Angeles Futures tournament (1/7)
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the Los Caballeros USTA $10,000 Men’s Futures Tournament in Fountain Valley, Calif. (10/01) and the semfinals at the Long Beach Futures (1/14)
  • Advanced to the second round of the Charlottesville Challenger (11/01)
  • Initially named to the Swedish Davis Cup team's six-player roster for its Europe/Asia Group I Relegation Round matches against The Netherlands on Sept. 16-18 in Bastad, Sweden, but did not join the team
  • 2016 year-end ATP singles ranking of 454


BACKGROUND

  • Before heading to UVA, reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of 399 (7/11)
  • Won his first professional tournament, taking the singles title at the Collector Norwegian Open, a $10,000 Futures event in Oslo, Norway in November of 2015
  • Won his second professtional singles crown in May 2016 at the Rising Star Tour Futures Tournament in Karlskrona, Sweden
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the 2016 Bastad Challenger after coming back from down a set against World No. 159 Daniel Gimeno-Traver
  • Earned a wildcard into the ATP 250 Swedish Open. In his ATP Tour main draw debut, he downed Fred Simonsson to advance to the Round of 16
  • Advanced out of qualifying at the Liberec Challenger in the Czech Republic before falling in the first round in a third-set in a tiebreaker (August 2016)
  • Represented Sweden in the 2014 European National Championships


PERSONAL

  • Parents are Stefan and Charlotte Rylander Söderlund
  • Has three older sisters, Kim, Mica and Louise Söderlund
  • Major: Finance

CAREER STATS

Singles Doubles
Year - Overall Dual ACC - Overall Dual ACC
2016-17 15-3 15-3 7-0 7-5 7-5 2-1
2017-18 13-5 13-5 7-4 8-7 8-7 8-3
Career 28-8 28-3 14-4 15-12 15-12 10-4

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