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
SMU Men's Tennis - Jack Kramer Club Invite
2012-13 (Jr.): Singles: Went 11-8 in the spring, appearing in the fifth position 10 times (6-4), fourth position eight times (4-4) and the third position once (1-0)... Went undefeated over a seven game stretch (March 19-April 12)... Won four matches against players from ranked teams... After starting the season 4-6, went 7-2 to end the season... Beat Zvonimir Podvinski of No. 73 Old Dominion 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the Conference USA Championships... Doubles: Named Second Team All-C-USA... Combined with Arturs Kazijevs 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.
2010-11 (Fr.): Singles: Went 15-9 in singles play... Had a four-match win streak April 10-22, before losing to Sam Garforth-Bles of Rice 4-6, 1-6 in the Conference USA semifinals... Fell to No. 89 Daniel Stahl of Notre Dame 4-6, 6-7 (3-7) on April 3... Picked up a big 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 1-0 (10-7) win against Oklahoma State's Aleksey Bessonov on March 22... Posted an eight-match win streak from March 6-22, including five straight-set matches... Lost to No. 110 Roberto Maytin of Baylor 1-6, 4-6 on Feb. 20... Doubles: Went 6-4 in doubles action... Played primarily with David Costa or Gaston Cuadranti... Ended the season by winning four of his last five doubles matches of the season... Lost to No. 32 Julian Bley and Kike Grangeiro of Baylor (7-9) on Feb. 20 and No. 56 Mike Ward and Nikolas Zogaj of Arkansas (5-8) on Jan. 30... Opened the season with an 8-5 win over Ricardo Hopker and Abdel Riani of UT-Pan Am. on Jan. 22.
Prior to SMU: Played for the Dortmunder TK RW 98 Club Team... Played in several international tournaments.
Personal: Anticipated international business major... Chose SMU because of its tennis program and coaching staff, and the city of Dallas... Enjoys watching his favorite soccer club Borussia Dortmund, playing playstation, surfing the Internet, and spending time with his friends and family... Parents are Norbert and Elke Nowicki... Has three brothers.