Men's Tennis

Adham el-Effendi
Adham el-Effendi

RS Senior

Dallas, Texas

High School:




Kazijevs, Nowicki Both Listed In Final ITA Rankings

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

2010-11 (Sr.) Singles: Went 11-9 in singles play... Grabbed a 6-3, 6-4 win against Matt Forget of UC Santa Barbara on April 10... Posted a seven-match win streak from March 10-31, including five straight-set victories... Earned a 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 win in the No. 1 spot over Bobby Deye of Xavier on March 10... Lost to Johnny Grimal of conference rival Memphis 4-6, 6-2, 6-7 (7-9) on March 6... Downed Bryan Marchant of Utah State 6-4, 5-7, 10-8 on Feb. 24... Took Gregorie Lehmann of Arkansas to two tie-breakers Jan. 30 before falling 7-6 (7-3), 5-7, 6-7 (10-8)... Opened the season with a 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 win over Tamas Batyi of UNLV on Jan. 29... Doubles: Went 18-8 in doubles action... Played a majority of the season with either Artem Baradach, Robert Sajovich or Darren Walsh... Won both doubles matched with Walsh in the Conference USA Tournament, picking up a win over UAB's Chris Helliar and Danny Manlow (8-6), and Rice's Christian Saravia and Michael Nuesslein 8-4... Had a nine-match doubles win streak working with a combination of doubles partners from March 15 - April 10... Combined with Sajovich for a four-match win streak from March 3-8... Along with Baradach, downed No. 65 Bryan Marchant and Sven Poslusny of Utah State 8-6 on Feb. 24... Due lost 8-1 to No. 7 John Peers and Roberto Maytin of Baylor on Feb. 20 and No. 27 Kellen Damico and David Holiner of Texas 8-3 on Feb. 26.

2008-09 (So.): Went 9-10 in singles competition... Had the best doubles record on the team, as he paired with Darren Walsh to go an outstanding 15-6... Also was 1-0 with teammate Gaston Cuadrani as well as Artem Baradach... Went 12-1 at the No. 2 slot... Defeated the tandem of David Galic and Maros Horny from No. 7 Baylor, 9-8 in the season opener.

2007-08 (Fr.): Put together a 5-2 singles record with his only losses coming to Virginia Tech and Oklahoma State... Went 4-3 in doubles, pairing with David Kuczer, Robin Fahgen and Adolfo Solares... Defeated the then-No. 48 pair in the country with a win over Virginia Commonwealth, playing with Kuczer... Advanced to the semifinal round of the consolation draw at the ITA South Central Regionals... Beat players from UTA and UCLA to advance to the semifinal round of the Midland Invitational before falling to Texas Tech.

2006-07: Redshirted.

Personal: Majoring in business... Son of Wicky and Leslie ... Has two siblings... Father was professional polo player.

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