Men's Tennis

Artem Baradach
Artem Baradach


Minsk, Belarus

High School:
Gimnasia N5

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 193



Kazijevs, Nowicki Both Listed In Final ITA Rankings

Kazijevs Defeated NCAA Semifinalist In Singles, While The Pair Defeated NCAA Runner-up

2010-11 (Sr.): Awards: Named All-Conference USA Singles First Team and All-Conference USA Doubles First Team (with Gaston Cuadranti)... Singles: Ranked as high as No. 29 nationally... Went 14-8 in singles play, including an 11-5 mark in duals... Earned his second consecutive trip to the NCAA National Championships, falling 6-4, 3-6, 5-7 to No. 44 Daniel Nguyen... Played almost exclusively at the No. 1 position... Downed No. 96 Harry Fowler of Rice 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 on April 16... Lost close matches to No. 64 Casey Watt of Notre Dame (5-7, 6-7 (5-7)) and No. 79 Emanuel Brighiu of TCU (6-7 (8-10), 7-5, 4-6)... Picked up a 6-2, 6-3 win over No. 110 Maniel Bains of Oklahoma State on March 22... Won three consecutive matches from Feb. 24 - March 3, including two wins over Top-100 opponents... Fell to No. 27 John Peers of Baylor 1-6, 5-7 on Feb. 20... Posted a four-match win streak Jan. 22 - Feb. 12, including three straight-set victories... Competed in the DiNovo All-American Championships in Oct., defeating Ben Dunbar (6-3, 6-3), No. 111 Sekou Bangoura Jr. (6-4, 6-4) and No. 91 Devin McCarthy in the qualifying bracket... Fell to No. 42 Daniel Nguyen (6-4, 1-6, 1-6) and No. 14 Javier Garrapiz (2-6, 1-6) in the main draw... Doubles: Went 6-10 in doubles action... Played most of the season with Gaston Cuadranti and Adham el-Effendi... Duo of Baradach and Cuadranti was ranked as high as No. 68 nationally... Combined with el-Effendi to down No. 65 Bryan Marchant and Sven Poslusny of Utah State 8-6 on Feb. 24... Lost to No. 7 John Peers and Roberto Maytin (8-1), as well as No. 27 Kellen Damico and David Holiner (8-3)... Worked with Cuadranti to beat No. 70 Peter Frank and Sam Garforth-Bles 8-5 in the C-USA Semifinals... Defeated No. 13 Aleksey Bessonov and Rifat Biktyakov of Oklahoma State 8-6 on March 22... Fell to No. 22 Ashley Watling and Clifford Marsland of Tulsa 6-8 on March 3.

2008-09 (So.): Owned the Mustangs' best singles record as he finished the season 21-6 overall in singles play... Was 1-0 at the No. 1 spot, 7-1 at the No. 2, 9-4 at the No. 3 and 4-1 at the No. 4... Finished the season going 8-2 in his last 10 matches... Was 13-11 overall with four doubles partners in tandem play during the season.

Personal: Majoring in Computer Science with a minor in Math... Transferred to SMU from Stony Brook... Parents are Vova and Larochka.

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