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Carl Soderlund
Carl  Soderlund

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Stockholm, Sweden

High School:
Stockholm Idrottsgymnasium

Height:
6-2

05/23/2017

Virginia Men's Tennis Wins NCAA Championship

Cavaliers win their third-straight title and fourth in five years

05/15/2017

Cavaliers Earn Six ITA All-Region Honors

Two coaches and three players earn six Atlantic region honors

05/04/2017

Five Cavaliers Earn All-ACC Men’s Tennis Honors

Kwiatkowski earns his fourth all-conference honor of his career

10/30/2016

Cavaliers Competing in Challenger Main Draw

Carl Söderlund and Alexander Ritschard earned spots in the main draw

09/27/2016

Carl Söderlund Advances to Semis at Los Caballeros Futures

Freshman competing this week at Southern California tennis tournament

2016-17 SEASON - ITA National Team Indoor Champions, NCAA Team Champions
• ITA Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year
• All-ACC Second Team
• 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: Undeclared

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
Career 15-3 15-3 7-0 7-5 7-5 2-1

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