Tyler Lu
Tyler Lu
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Irvine, Calif.
High School: University
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Trumbull

2015-16 Season (Junior): Started the season with singles victories at the Penn Invitational and Ivy Plus tournament ... qualified for the USTA/ITA Northeast Regionals for the third straight year ... notched highlight victory of the season at the Northeast Regionals with a 7-6, 7-5 win over Virginia Tech's Joao Monteiro (ranked No. 9 in the country) ... suffered unfortunate injury in the fall that kept him out for the rest of the season ... elected by his teammates as captain for the 2016-17 season.

 

2014-15 Season (Sophomore): Qualified for the ITA Men's All-American Championships Qualifying tournament in the fall ... Went undefeated in singles and doubles at the Yale Shootout ... Turned in a huge performance at the Connecticut State Championships by taking the title in both singles and doubles for the second straight year ... Achieved a phenomenal 13-1 singles record between the months of October and March, including a nine match winning streak where he did not drop a set ... Ranked No. 8 in the Northeast Region for singles on Jan. 6 ... Performed well in the spring with highlight singles victories over Harvard's Denis Nguyen (No. 34 in the nation) and Brown's Justin To at the No. 1 position ... Paired up with Alex Hagermoser at No. 3 doubles to notch crucial wins against Harvard and Princeton in the spring ... Earned a selection to the All-Ivy First Team in singles for the second straight year.

 

2013-14 Season (Freshman): 14-3 singles record in the fall included two separate winning streaks of eight and six matches, respectively … Highlight of fall season was claiming two singles titles, one in the ‘B’ draw of the Ivy Plus Invitational and another at the Connecticut State Championships … Pulled double duty at the Connecticut State Championships, winning the doubles title alongside classmate Photos Photiades … Also won a main draw doubles match alongside Martin Svenning at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regionals … Went undefeated in singles at the Army Shootout … Compiled an impressive 16-4 record in singles in the spring, playing exclusively at the No. 1 spot … His 16 wins included two separate six-match winning streaks and victories over players ranked as high as No. 50 and No. 64 in the nation … Won all five completed three-set matches he contested … Ranked at No. 104 in the country in singles as of May 1 … Also carried over a doubles winning streak from the fall and extended it to 11 matches … Finished the regular season with a 13-5 record in doubles, playing primarily at the No. 1 spot alongside Svenning … Earned a unanimous selection to the First Team All-Ivy for singles … Honored by the ITA as the Division I Rookie of the Year for the Northeast Region ... Finished the season ranked No. 5 in the Northeast Region for singles ... ITA Scholar-Athlete.

 

Before Yale: Was ranked as high as No. 3 in the SoCal region and No. 24 in the nation by the USTA ...  Rated a Blue Chip recruit by tennisrecruiting.net … Biggest singles titles were the San Diego National Open and the Las Vegas Regional … Also won the Lakewood National Open and the SoCal Sectionals in doubles … Received the Super National Clay Court Championships Sportsmanship Award ... National Merit Semifinalist.

 

Singles:

 
 

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#5

#6

Dual Match Total

IVY

Overall

2015-16

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 4-5

2014-15

9-10

 
 
 
 
 

 9-10

3-4

 20-13

2013-14

16-4

 
 
 
 
 

 16-4

3-2

 30-7

Total

25-14

 
 
 
 
 

 25-14

6-6

 54-25

 

Doubles:

 

#1

#2

#3

Dual Match Total

IVY

Overall

2015-16

 
 
 
 
 

 1-5

2014-15

1-3

1-6

 4-3

 6-12

2-4

 14-14

2013-14

10-5

3-0

 

 13-5

2-3

 21-10

Total

11-8

4-6

 4-3

 19-17

4-7

 36-29