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Gianni Ross
Gianni  Ross

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
USTA Player Development

Height:
5-11


05/21/2018

Gianni Ross Named the ITA Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year

Freshman earns the first postseason accolade of his collegiate career

03/27/2018

Lizen and Ross Named Doubles Team of the Week

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

01/04/2018

Freshman Gianni Ross Advances at LA Futures

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

AT VIRGINIA
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
BACKGROUND
  • 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.
PERSONAL
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CAREER STATS

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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