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  Jack Roux

Jack Roux

Player Profile


Punta Arenas, Chile

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 159


Academic Major:
Political Science

Spring 2009: An All-A-Sun Second Team selection in both singles and doubles play ... Set new school single-season record with 46 combined wins (22 singles, 24 doubles) and tied school record for doubles wins ... Posted a 22-9 overall singles mark and added a 17-4 mark in dual meet play ... Was a perfect 15-0 at No. 4 singles and 9-0 in A-Sun matches, setting school mark for wins at No. 4 in a season ... Finished 24-6 overall in doubles play, going 20-2 in dual meet action ... Notched a 12-1 mark at No. 2 doubles and 7-1 at No. 3 doubles, while splitting time with partners Edgar Rodriguez (11-0) and Leandro Osorio (9-2) ... Became first doubles team to earn a Division I ITA ranking with Rodriguez, reaching as high as 61st in the nation (3/31) ... After a 2-4 start, won last 15 matches, dropping just four sets during that time ... Won first A-Sun Player of the Week Award after posting a perfect 3-0 day in wins over Troy and Alabama State (2/4) ... Beat No. 71 UNC Wilmington's Illia Ziamtsou, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 at No. 4 ... Posted a 7-5, 6-1 win over No. 63 ETSU's Daniel Isaza (4/8) ... Won 20 straight doubles matches in a row from Jan. 31 to April 4 ... Finished season seventh in school history with 107 career combined wins, tied for second with 57 singles wins and seventh with 50 doubles wins.

Fall 2008: Went 5-5 in singles play and 4-4 in doubles play during tournaments ... Competed at several prestigous tournaments, including the Southern Intercollegiates and the ITA Mideast Regionals ... Won two singles and two doubles matches during the Wofford Fall Challenge (10/5-6) ... Reached 40 career singles wins while winning two matches during qualifying to reach the main draw at the ITA Regionals (10/16) ... Also won a qualifying doubles match with partner Leandro Osorio (10/16).

2007-08: Went 18-11 in singles play and added a 20-8 doubles slate ... One of just 10 players in school history to win 20 doubles matches in a season ... Went 12-6 in dual match singles play and 6-5 in tournament play ... Added a 15-4 doubles dual meet mark and a 5-4 tournament mark ... Was fourth on the team in wins ... Finished season tied for 15th in school history in career singles wins ... Went 3-0 in both singles and doubles play at the Wofford Fall Challenge (10/5-6) ... Reached semifinals of the A/B singles flight by winning three matches at the South Carolina Fall Invitational (10/12-14) ... Won quarterfinals match against Arkansas' Nick Spinnaze, 0-6, 6-1, 6-2 ... Advanced to main draw in doubles play of the ITA Mideast Regionals with partner Javier Tori, defeating Winthrop's Alejandro Portugal and Arthur Takahashi, 8-5 (10/17) ... Started dual meet season 2-3 before igniting on a six-match winning streak from Feb. 15 to March 8 ... Finished 6-3 at the No. 3 singles slot and 3-2 at the No. 4 singles slot ... Also saw time at the No. 1, 2 and 5 slots ... Started dual meet season 4-1 in doubles with Tori before Sandy Franz took over as his partner ... Went 11-3 with Franz as his partner at the No. 3 position ... A member of the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Academic Team.

2006-07: Finished the season 17-7 in singles play, including a 5-2 Peach Belt Conference mark ... Finished 3-0 at No. 4 singles, 7-2 at No. 5 and 6-3 at No. 6 ... Added a 6-1 record in doubles with partner Leandro Osorio ... Went 2-0 in Peach Belt Conference doubles matches ... Won deciding match in USC Upstate's 5-0 win over Lander to reach the NCAA Round of 16, a 6-2, 7-5 win over Nick Tzekos.

Personal: Born on Aug. 28, 1986 ... Son of Alfonso Roux and Veronica Vidal ... Has two sisters, Gabriela and Julie Anne ... Majoring in political science ... Nickname is "Peleo" ... Enjoys listening to music, dancing and talking with his friends ... Favorite food is codero el pollo ... Favorite movie is "300" ... Favorite TV show is "Two and a Half Men" ... Favorite actor is Sean Penn ... Favorite musical artist is Daddy Yankee ... Favorite tennis player is Roger Federer ... Hero growing up was Argentinian tennis pro Marcelo Rios ... Wants to be a politician.

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