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Shawn Hadavi
Player Profile:
Shawn Hadavi 1758024
Year: Senior
City/State: Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.
High School: Dobbs Ferry

(Singles) Earned Ivy League Player of the Year honors during a breakout junior campaign … Picked up ITA Northeast Player to Watch honors … Was a first team All-Ivy League singles selection … Went 23-15 overall, including a 15-7 spring record en route to an appearance at the NCAA Singles Tournament … Posted a 6-1 mark in the Ivy League, leading the Lions to a conference championship … Ranked as high as No. 54 in the ITA Singles rankings.

(Doubles) A second team All-Ivy League doubles pick … Advanced to the NCAA Doubles Tournament alongside Richard Pham … Earned the title at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Doubles Championship in October with Pham … Went 17-10 overall with Richard Pham, climbing as high as No. 10 in the ITA Doubles rankings along the way … Also played four times with Victor Pham in the spring, going 3-1 in those matches.

Spring 2015:
Went 2-1 in singles at the MLK Invitational ... At No. 6, defeated Georgia’s Paul Oosterbaan, 6-3, 6-2, at ITA Men’s National Team Indoors ... Downed Binghamton’s Caputo, 6-4, 6-3, on court 5 (Feb. 27) ... Defeated Northwestern’ns Alp Horoz, 6-2, 6-4, at No. 6 (March 14)... Won the No. 5 match, 6-4, 6-4, over Dartmouth’s Max Schmidt (April 4)… Picked up a win in the No. 4 match against Harvard’s Brian Yeung (April 5)… Downed Aaron Sandberg of Brown in the No. 5 singles match (April 12)…. Defeated Princeton’s Diego Vives, 6-7, 6-2, 6-2 in the No. 5 match (April 17)… Clinched a 6-2, 7-5 victory over Penn’s Nicholai Westergaard on the fifth court (April 19).

Fall 2014:
Opened his sophomore campaign with a 2-1 showing at the Princeton Invitational that included wins over Cornell’s Quoc-Daniel Nguyen (6-2, 6-1) and Binghamton’s Ismael Dinia (3-6, 6-3, 7-5). 

Spring 2014: 
Topped Christian Vieira from Monmouth, 6-0, 6-4.

Fall 2013:
Posted an 8-3 mark in tournament action … Reached the finals of the Princeton Invitational after winning three matches … Victorious in a pair of matches at the Ivy Plus Championships … Defeated Cornell’s Quoc Nguyen, UConn’s Jacob Spreyer and Lehigh’s Mitchell Peterson in straight sets … Went 5-2 in doubles matches … Paired with Richard Pham to win four matches at the Princeton Invitational … Teamed up with Christopher Grant to down Neff/Kravtchenko from Brown at the Ivy Plus.

Before Columbia:
Enjoyed a decorated career at Dobbs Ferry … Played at the No. 1 position and served as captained all four years  in tennis … Two-time all-section pick, going undefeated back-to-back years as a junior and senior … Earned spots on the all-county team … Also played soccer as forward as a senior … All-League soccer selection … Member of National Honor Society … Earned an International Baccalaureate diploma.

Year Overall Dual Tour Ivy Overall Ivy
2013-14 9-3 1-0 8-3 0-0 5-2 0-0
2014-15 8-8 9-6 4-2 5-1 0-2 0-0
2015-16 23-15 15-6 8-9 6-1 20-11 3-3
Career 40-26 20-12 20-14 11-2 25-15 3-3
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