Kazijevs Will Play In Singles, The Pair In Doubles Starting Sept. 30
Kazijevs Defeated NCAA Semifinalist In Singles, While The Pair Defeated NCAA Runner-up
Kazijevs Makes First Team For Singles, Pair Gets Doubles Recognition
SMU Drops Tight Match To Top Seed
Mustangs Will Play First Seed Tulsa Tomorrow At Noon
2013-14 (Jr.): Opened the season ranked 73rd nationally in singles and 43rd in doubles with Mischa Nowicki... Singles: Went 8-4 in singles in the fall... Beat three ranked opponents at the ITA All-American Championships, advancing to the second round of consolation singles... Doubles: Went 2-1 in the fall, winning two matches at the Wyndham Invitational.
2012-13 (So.) Named First Team All-Conference USA... C-USA Player of the Week on March 6... Singles: Went 14-5 in singles in the spring, all at the No. 1 position... Ended the year ranked 106th in the country... Had three wins against ranked opponents in the spring, defeating now-No. 118 Sudanwa Sitaram of 19th-ranked Texas in straight sets (Jan. 12), No. 34 Winston Lin of No. 32 Columbia in straight sets (March 19) and No. 41 Japie De Klerk of Tulsa in the Conference USA semifinals (April 20); De Klerk made it to the NCAA Semifinals and finished the season ranked 24th... He also beat No. 77 Mate Zsiga of 13th-ranked Baylor in straight sets in the fall (Oct. 20)... Went 2-1 against C-USA foes, beating Joe Young of No. 63 Tulane (March 3) and Jonathan Chang of No. 73 Rice (April 14)... Won six straight decisions (March 12-April 3) and only lost once in his last 12 matches; also went unbeaten in 15 of his last 17 matches... Had nine wins against players on ranked teams and finished the season... Doubles: Named Second Team All-C-USA... Combined with Mischa Nowicki to be SMU's top doubles duo on the season, and went 12-6 in doubles in the spring, winning their last eight matches of the regular season (March 29-April 14)... The pair was ranked as high as 53rd in the nation (Feb. 12) and was ranked for a total of eight weeks during the spring... The duo defeated No. 81 Oliver Pramming and Ignacio Gonzalez of No. 65 South Florida (April 7) and No. 13 David Holiner and Chris Camillone of 23rd-ranked Texas; Holiner and Camillone would later advance all the way to the NCAA Doubles Championship match... They beat four doubles pairs of ranked teams and spent the whole spring in the No. 1 position... The pair helped SMU to a 30-22 record in doubles as a team and helped the Mustangs become ranked as high as 65th nationally... Finished the year ranked 84th in the nation in doubles.
2011-12 (Fr.): Named Conference USA Co-Freshman of the Year... Selected to All-Conference USA Second Team for doubles (with Tobias Flood)... Singles: Led the team in singles winning percentage with a 12-6 record... Earned 10 of his wins at the No. 3 position... Had a six-match win streak from March 10-23... Doubles: Compiled a 14-6 overall record... Played all matches at the No. 2 position... Teamed with Tobias Flood to record an 11-4 record from Feb. 18 through the end of the season.