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Gianni Ross
Gianni  Ross


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
USTA Player Development



Gianni Ross Named the ITA Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year

Freshman earns the first postseason accolade of his collegiate career


Lizen and Ross Named Doubles Team of the Week

Aswin Lizen and Gianni Ross earn the Cavaliers' first ACC honor of the year


Freshman Gianni Ross Advances at LA Futures

Ross advances to the second round in the first USTA Pro Circuit tournament of the year

2017-18 Season
  • 2018 ITA Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year
  • Joined the team in the Spring of 2018 after signing an NLI in the fall of 2017, enrolling the University for the spring semester
  • Named the ACC Doubles Team of the Week alongside Aswin Lizen after picking up a pair of wins over ranked opponents, topping No. 11 Carlos Divar and Michael Kay of Georgia Tech, 6-1, and the No. 22 duo of Simon Baudry and Alex Favrot from Clemson, 6-2 (3/27)
  • Ranked as high as No. 20 in doubles (partnering with Aswin Lizen) and spent two weeks ranked No. 120 in singles. Finished the year ranked No. 57 in doubles
  • Finished with a 14-9 record in singles in the spring, with winng records at one (2-1), two (7-5) and three (5-3) singles
  • Ranked as the No. 2 recruit in the 2017 class and reached a career-high junior world ranking of 13 in March of this year
  • Played at the 2017 Junior French Open, Junior Wimbledon and Junior US Open, advancing to the quarterfinals in singles and semifinals in doubles at Roland Garros
  • Competed at the US Open Junior Championships in 2014-16 and played doubles in the finals of the 2014 Junior Davis Cup for Team USA in San Luis Potosi, Mexico
  • Advanced through qualifying to earn a spot in the singles main draw of five Futures tournaments, including advancing to the semifinals at the Eagle Landing Tennis Classic Futures tournament in Orange Park, Fla., in April.


Singles Doubles
Year - Overall Dual ACC - Overall Dual ACC
2017-18 14-9 14-9 4-7 12-11 12-11 5-6
Career 14-9 14-9 4-7 12-11 12-11 5-6


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