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Connor Curry
Connor  Curry

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Wichita Falls, Texas

High School:
Rider HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 155

Experience:
1L


SOPHOMORE (FALL 2015)
Finished the fall with a 7-3 singles record and 4-2 doubles mark ... did not lose more than one singles match at any fall tournament … began the fall with a trip to the Midland Invitational quarterfinals after topping Johnny Goodwin of Texas and Oscar Janglin of Texas A&M … fell to TCU’s Trevor Johnson in the quarterfinals … bounced back from an opening match defeat at the Texas A&M Invitational to capture his final three matches … won first two matches at the ITA Texas Regionals to move to the Round of 32 before falling to No. 35 Shane Vinsant of Texas A&M … in doubles, in lone match with Jolan Cailleau, recorded a win at the Texas A&M Invitational … played three matches with Tommy Mylnikov, going 2-1 … advanced to the quarterfinals of the Midland Invitational by going 1-1 and won once at the Texas A&M Invitational … teamed with Carlos DiLaura and won once at the Texas A&M Invitational while falling at the ITA Texas Regionals.

FRESHMAN (2014-15)
Finished rookie campaign with an 11-17 singles mark, an 8-10 record in dual matches and a 1-4 record versus Big 12 competition … spent the majority of the year in the No. 6 singles spot, going 6-9 … played three matches at No. 5 and went 2-1 … earned victory in only match played against a nationally ranked opponent … ended the year 11-10 in doubles with a 7-9 mark in dual matches, all played at No. 3 … tallied victories in both doubles matches against nationally ranked opponents … teamed mainly with Francisco Zambon, going 7-7 and 6-6 in dual match play … pair was 2-1 in Big 12 action, all at No. 3 … won first career singles dual match with a 7-5, 6-0 sweep of UC Irvine’s Justin Agbayani … dropped the first set to No. 90 Austin Rapp of UCLA, 6-2, before bouncing back for a 7-5 victory in the second set and tying the third set 2-2 before action was halted … earned the Red Raiders’ fourth point in a 4-2 victory at No. 23 Mississippi State with a 6-4, 6-4 victory against Robin Haden … got in a groove in early March in singles, winning five consecutive matches from February 28 – March 22 … captured Big 12 victory with a 6-3, 6-2 triumph against Vince Schneider of No. 2 Baylor ... won first two doubles matches of the spring with Zambdon … ended the year capturing four of the final six decisions in doubles … paired with Zambon to top Nick Naumann and Michael Riechmann, 7-6 (5), of No. 9 Texas to help Texas Tech clinch the doubles point … versus No. 1 Oklahoma, registered the first doubles victory with a 6-3 triumph versus Spence Papa and Nick Papac … posted a 3-7 singles record and 4-1 doubles mark in the fall … in singles at the USTA/ITA Texas Regional Championships, defeated No. 26 Diego Galeano of Baylor 6-4, 6-1 for lone ranked win of the year … reached the consolation round of 16 at the Texas Regional … won first career match against Nebraska’s Charlie Shin, 6-4, 6-3 … teamed with Felipe Soares for three doubles matches at the Texas A&M Conference Challenge and went 3-0 to share the tournament title … duo captured a pair of top-25 victories at the event with an 8-6 triumph against No. 14 Tam Trinh and Eric Perez of LSU and No. 23 Harrison Adams and Shane Vinsant of Texas A&M.

PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH
A five-star prospect according to TennisRecruiting.com ... rated the No. 51 player in the country and No. 2 prospect in the state of Texas, according to TennisRecruiting.com ... reached a high ranking of No. 22 in the country … held an IMG tennis RPI of 69 ... rated as the No. 1 U18 player in Texas by the USTA … a two-time participant in the Wichita Falls ITF, in 2011 and 2012, and played in the Waco ITF in 2013 … participated in the USA F27 Futures event in Mansfield, Texas, in October of 2013 … captured the John McFarlin Award for the most outstanding tennis player in Texas in 2013 … won the 2013 Texas Grand Slam, the biggest tournament in Texas, and finished third at the USTA National Open in Midland … while at Rider High School, advanced to the University Interscholastic League Class 4A State Tennis Tournament finals in singles as a freshman and made it to the semifinals as a sophomore before winning the title as a senior … captured championship with a 6-2, 6-1 victory against Texarkana Texas’ Taylor Cramer … did not participate in high school tennis as a junior, spending the spring of 2013 on the international stage … served as a practice partner for Gael Monfils at the 2013 French Open.

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