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 Michael Breler
Michael Breler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Malmo, Sweden

High School:
Korrespordensgymnasiet


2007-2008: Had an impressive junior campaign tabbing in a 27-5 overall singles record, placing him first in Tech's record book in single season singles victories (27) and single season winning percentage (.844) ... spotted a 19-2 record during the spring playing in the No. 5 and 6 spots ... went undefeated in the Big 12 at the No. 6 position, 6-0 ... was named the Big 12 Player of the Week (March 24) after clinching a third-set win over Texas A&M's Kayvon Karimi ... held a 6-0 record at hom, 21-5 on the road, 15-4 at neutral sites ... was 5-0 in clinching victories, 9-1 in three-set matches, 5-2 in tiebreakers ... doubled with teammate Sinisa Markovic playing the No. 2 position with a record of 16-8, 11-7 in dual matches, 3-3 in the Big 12 ... duo received a national ranking of No. 11 (Jan. 8) and remained ranked until the end of April ... in the fall the two advanced to the finals of the ITA Regional Tournament, defeating three-seeded and two nationally-ranked opponents ... pair went 4-1 on the road, 12-7 at home, 9-3 at neutral sites ... duo were 2-0 in tiebreakers and 5-3 in clinching doubles point victories ... named to the 2008 Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2006-2007: Named Academic All-Big 12 first team ... filled No. 4 and 5 spots for the Red Raiders ... had a 12-10 duals record in singles, 17-14 overall ... sits in Tech's top ten record book in single season singles victories with 17 for second consecutive season ... clinched a 4-3 victory for the Raiders with a third-set win over Rice's Jason Mok ... went 5-4 in fall tournament play, falling in the quarterfinals at the Texas Invitational ... won first 10 matches in the spring, before falling to Brown's Saurabh Kohli at the H.E.B. Invite ... played No. 2 doubles with teammate Sinisa Markovic ... pair held an 8-8 overall record, 2-4 in Big 12 ... duo was 4-1 in clinching doubles point victories, 2-0 in tiebreakers ... highlight wins include a 9-8 (3) win over Baylor, overcoming a 7-2 deficit to win 9-7 over OSU, and an 8-6 win over VCU in the first round of the NCAA tourney.

2005-2006: In his freshman campaign went 3-6 in singles action with wins over UTSA, UTPA and TCU...paired with Dimitrio Martinez in doubles with an overall record of 4-2, including a win over Texas, 9-8...In the spring played in the no. 5, no. 4, and no. 3 singles spots throughout the season with a 4-3 conference record, and an overall record of 14-5...in doubles paired with Dimitrio Martinez in the no. 2 position with an overall record of 5-10...also teamed with Mario Janjic, 1-1, in the no. 3 spot against TCU and TSU.

High School: A 2005 graduate of Korrespondensgymnasiet in Torsas, Sweden ... won the men's National outdoor team championships in 2004 ... ranked No. 8 in the country in the 18 and under division ... placed as high as No. 170 on the ITF junior world rankings ... four-time state champion in singles and doubles ... practiced at the Sanchez Casal Academy for seven months during 2004.

Personal: Born September 15, 1985 ... son of Tommy and Grace Breler ... enjoys music, sports and travelling ... hopes to be the best that he can in tennis and get a good education ... majoring in general business.

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