Cavaliers win their third-straight title and fourth in five years
Two coaches and three players earn six Atlantic region honors
Kwiatkowski earns his fourth all-conference honor of his career
Carl Söderlund and Alexander Ritschard earned spots in the main draw
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
• 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
• Parents are Stefan and Charlotte Rylander Söderlund
• Has three older sisters, Kim, Mica and Louise Söderlund
• Major: Undeclared
Cavalier Tennis Programs Joining ForcesMen's Tennis6/21/17UVA's new head tennis coaches -- Andres Pedroso for the men and Sara O'Leary for the women -- want their programs to work closely together.Catching Up With Cherie Greer BrownWomen's Lacrosse6/19/17A 1994 graduate of UVA, where she was a three-time first-team All-American, the former Cherie Greer ranks among the finest players in lacrosse history.European Trip Strengthens Team's BondsWomen's Soccer6/14/17The Virginia women's soccer team recently returned from a trip to Europe, where the Cavaliers played two games in France and one in Germany.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Jeff White: UVA Tennis Programs Joining Forces
M. Tennis | 6/21/2017
Virginia's new tennis coaches -- Andres Pedroso for the men and Sara O'Leary for the women --...
Jeff White: NCAA Champion Ready for Next Challenge
M. Tennis | 6/12/2017
Recent UVA graduate Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, the reigning NCAA singles champion, will begin his...
Thai-Son Kwiatkowski Wins NCAA Men's Singles Title
M. Tennis | 5/29/2017
Senior Thai-Son Kwiatkowski capped his collegiate career by winning the NCAA Singles title,...
Pedroso Named Director of Tennis and Head Men's Coach
M. Tennis | 5/24/2017
Virginia director of athletics Craig Littlepage announced Wednesday (May 24) that Andres Pedroso ...
Virginia Men's Tennis Wins NCAA Championship
M. Tennis | 5/23/2017
The Cavaliers defeated North Carolina 4-2 to win their third-straight NCAA title and their fourth...
Kwiatkowski, Altamirano Competing in NCAA Singles Championship
M. Tennis | 5/24/2017
Thai-Son Kwiatkowski and Collin Altamirano will be competing in the 2017 NCAA Men's Tennis...
Jeff White: 'Hoos Write Storybook Ending for Boland
M. Tennis | 05/24/2017
Brian Boland couldn't have asked for a better ending to his final season with UVA, which won its ...
Dustin Taylor Named ITA Assistant Coach of the Year
M. Tennis | 05/23/2017
Virginia men's tennis associate head coach Dustin Taylor has been named the ITA Assistant Coach...
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