SENIOR (FALL 2015)
Opened final campaign with an exceptional fall … with Felipe Soares, won the USTA/ITA National Indoor Doubles Championship … team was ranked No. 3 in the Oracle/ITA poll and finished the fall 13-3 … pair started the fall 3-3 before ripping off 10 consecutive victories at the ITA Texas Regionals and USTA/ITA National Indoor Championship … pair went 2-1 at the Texas A&M Invitational, falling in the third match to Texas A&M’s duo of Shane Vinsant and Arthur Rinderknech … suffered an opening-match defeat at the Saint Francis ITA All-American Championship and went 1-1 in the consolation round … ripped through the ITA Texas Regionals with Soares, winning five consecutive matches to advance to the indoor championship … captured the ITA Texas Regionals title with a 6-4, 6-1 victory against Vinsant and Rinderknech … faced a trio of ranked teams at the indoor championship and defeated all of them en route to the title … went 5-0 at the event and took the title with a thrilling three-set triumph against North Carolina’s Brett Clark and Robert Kelly, 6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (7), ranked No. 18 … duo dropped the first set in the semifinals to New Mexico’s Bart Van Leijsen and Hayden Sabatka before rallying for a 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (9) victory to reach the championship match … went 7-3 in singles, with a 2-1 mark against nationally ranked foes … stood No. 101 in singles in the fall’s Oracle/ITA rankings … opened the singles year with a loss to No. 53 Rinderknech at the Texas A&M Invitational before winning the last three matches of the event … at the Saint Francis ITA All-American Championships, scored a 6-3, 7-6 (4) upset of No. 60 Maxx Lipman of Florida in the qualifying singles round … finished the event 1-1 by falling to Sam Matheson of Liberty in the second round … reached the quarterfinals of the ITA Texas Regionals main draw by winning three consecutive matches … upended No. 78 Samm Butler of SMU in straight sets in the Round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals … fell to SMU’s Hunter Johnson, 6-3, 7-6 (3), in the quarterfinals.
Teamed with Felipe Soares to turn in the best doubles campaigns in program history, placing second at the NCAA Individual Championships and earning All-America honors … with Soares, reached as high as No. 16 in the Oracle/ITA poll during the regular season before ending at No. 2 … earned All-Big 12 honors in doubles with Soares … went 14-7 overall with Soares and 8-5 in dual matches, all at the No. 1 spot … posted a 5-5 mark against nationally ranked foes … finished with a 16-10 singles mark, playing mainly in No. 2 (11-7) and occasionally in the No. 1 spot (2-1) … ended 4-5 against nationally ranked opponents and 1-2 in Big 12 action in singles … earned a bid to the NCAA Individual Championship in singles as well … in doubles, started the spring with victories in the first four decisions … during league play, secured a 7-6 (6) victory against Oklahoma’s No. 8 pair of Axel Alvarez Llamas and Dane Web, leading to TTU’s 4-3 team victory against the No. 1 Sooners … advanced to the doubles Round of 16 in the NCAA Individual Championship with a 6-2, 6-2 victory against the No. 5 team of Gonzales Austin and Rhys Johnson of Vanderbilt … reached the semifinals with 6-2, 6-3 victory against the No. 1 team in the country, Austin Smith and Ben Wagland of Georgia … topped Michigan State's Harry Jadun and John Patrick Mullane in straight sets (6-3, 6-2) to qualify for the title match … lost a three-set thriller in the national title match, falling 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 to Texas’ Lloyd Glasspool and Soren Hess-Olesen … in singles, ripped off four consecutive victories to start the spring and began 8-1 … secured a 6-1, 2-6, 7-5 upset of No. 63 Tassilo Schmid of No. 23 Mississippi State en route to the Red Raiders’ 4-2 road victory … picked up first win at No. 1 against No. 30 Indiana with a 6-4, 6-4 triumph against Sam Monette … gave Texas Tech a 3-1 lead against No. 25 Oklahoma State with a 6-3, 7-5 victory against No. 98 Lucas Gerch … in the fall, went 6-2 in doubles with Soares … reached the Round of 16 of the ITA All-American Championship after advancing through the qualifying round … fell 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (6) to the No. 6 team in the country, Columbia’s Ashok Narayana and Max Schnu in the Round of 16 … reached the quarters with a 7-5, 7-6 (2) upset of Georgia Tech’s Carlos Benito and Eduardo Segura, ranked No. 20 … ended the fall with a 2-1 mark at the ITA Texas Regional, advancing to the quarterfinal before falling to TCU’s Cameron Norrie and Trevor Johnson, 8-7 (5) … playing singles, posted a 2-2 fall record, going 1-1 at both the ITA All-American Championship and the ITA Texas Regionals … won both first round matches before falling in the second rounds.
Turned in a strong campaign, finishing second on the team with 19 singles victories (19-13) and going 17-13 in doubles, playing all dual matches at the No. 1 spot … topped out at No. 65 in the Oracle/ITA rankings … turned in a 13-9 record in singles dual matches, all from the No. 2 place in the order … earned four victories against nationally ranked foes in singles and went 2-3 in Big 12 matches … in doubles, split time with Maxime Hinnisdaels (13-7) and Felipe Soares (4-6) … went 4-5 with Hinnisdaels at the No. 1 spot and 4-6 with Soares in the top place … posted a 1-3 mark in doubles in league matches … began the spring singles campaign with a 3-1 mark before suffering three straight losses … bounced back with a six-match winning streak from March 8 – March 30 … clinched the match against No. 56 New Mexico with a 7-6 (3), 7-5 win against Hayden Sabatka … helped TTU to a 4-2 upset of No. 26 Louisville with a 7-5, 6-3 win against Sebastian Stiefelmeyer … earned a 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 upset of Indiana’s Sam Monette, ranked No. 61 … picked up a 6-4, 6-4 triumph versus No. 98 Facundo Lugones of No. 56 TCU … in doubles, played with Hinnisdaels from the fall to April 22 before pairing with Soares … reached a high of No. 33 in the Oracle/ITA rankings with Hinnisdaels … began the spring with a 4-5 mark with Hinnisdaels … helped the Red Raiders to a 4-3 win against No. 10 Mississippi State with a 6-3 doubles win with Hinnisdaels, giving TTU its first doubles win as it took the point … switched to pairing with Soares in March and also went 4-5 … pieced together a three-match winning streak with Soares in late March, including an 8-5 triumph versus No. 42 Henry Craig and Alex Gasson of Denver … played to a 6-4 singles mark in the fall and went 9-2 in doubles … advanced to the ITA Texas Regional Round of 16 in singles with wins against No. 67 Harrison Adams of Texas A&M and Diogo Casa of UTSA … performed well at the Texas Fall Invitational, going 3-1 and advancing to the semifinals in final appearance of the season … lost just twice in the fall with Hinnisdaels … won the Texas Fall Invitational championship with Hinnisdaels with an 8-4 victory versus Jose De Sario and Hector Ramirez of Laredo … played in the quarterfinals of the ITA Texas Regional with Hinnisdaels … used an 8-6 win against UTSA’s Casa and Yannick Junger and an 8-4 victory versus SMU’s Nate Lammons and Alex Sanders to advance to the quarterfinals.
Completed a solid rookie effort with a 13-7 singles mark and 10-6 doubles record, with all matches being played in the spring … excelled in No. 6 singles, going 6-1 there … also spent time in the No. 3 (4-3) and No. 4 (4-4) slots in the order … posted a 3-2 mark in Big 12 singles and went 1-3 in league doubles action … in doubles, split time between the No. 2 (5-4) and No. 3 (5-2) spots and paired with Felipe Soares, Gabriel Wanderley and Raphael Pfister … opened the singles campaign with three straight wins, earning first career victory with a 6-2, 6-3 decision against Texas-Pan American’s Sebastien Job … gave the Red Raiders a 2-0 lead against No. 34 Columbia with a 6-3, 6-1 win versus Nathaniel Gery in the No. 6 spot … captured six consecutive wins from March 23 – April 12 … initial league win of career was a 6-2, 6-2 victory versus Baylor’s Roberto Maytin … secured one of Texas Tech’s two points at No. 19 Texas by downing Sudnwa Sitaram, 7-6 (5), 7-5 at No. 4 … in doubles, went 2-2 with Soares, 1-0 with Wanderley and 7-4 with Pfister … played all seven matches at No. 3 with Pfister and the other five at No. 2 … started the spring doubles with three consecutive victories before a two-match losing streak … bounced back with Pfister to take six of the next seven matches … only loss during the string was a 9-8 setback to Mads Hegelund and James Hignett of New Mexico.
PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH
Ranked as high as No. 1 in Brazil in boys 14s and boys 18s … ITF Juniors World Ranking reached as high as No. 63 in the world … recorded wins over then ITF No. 18 Enzo Coucaud, then ITF No. 19 Thiago Monteiro and lost in three sets to ITF No. 3 Nikola Milojevic of Serbia … also qualified for both the U.S. Open and the French Open in 2012 … captured the ITF singles title at the Inka Bowl, a Grade 2 tournament, in Arequipa, Peru … also advanced to the doubles finals of the same event … the runner-up at the Nicholas Machiavel Tournament in Manta, Ecuador and was the ITF Champion of the Credicard Circuit in Brazil.
PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH
Dojas attended the Colegio Carlos Magno (High School) in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil prior to arriving at Texas Tech ... was ranked as high as No. 1 in Brazil in Boys 14s and Boys 18s ... his ITF Juniors World Ranking reached as high as No. 63 in the world ... recorded wins over then ITF No. 18 Enzo Coucaud, ITF No. 19 Thiago Monteiro and lost in three sets to ITF No. 3 Nikola Milojevic of Serbia ... qualified for both the 2012 U.S. Open and the 2012 French Open ... captured the ITF singles title at the Inka Bowl, a Grade 2 tournament, in Arequipa, Peru ... advanced to the doubles finals of the same event ... was the runner-up at the Nicholas Machiavel Tournament in Manta, Ecuador and was the ITF Champion of the Credicard Circuit in Brazil ... also recruited by Pepperdine, Auburn, Florida State and Illinois.
Hugo Cesar Dojas ... born Jan. 11, 1994, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil ... started tennis at the age of seven ... coached by Antonio Carlos Didier and Daniel Dip.