Columbia Men's Tennis BIO
Richard Pham
Player Profile:
Richard Pham 1758025
Year: Senior
City/State: Saratoga, Calif.
High School: Menlo

(Singles) Went 19-11 overall, including an 8-8 record during the spring.

(Doubles) Advanced to the NCAA Doubles Tournament alongside Shawn Hadavi … Earned the title at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Doubles Championship in October with Hadavi … Went 17-10 overall with Richard Pham, climbing as high as No. 10 in the ITA Doubles rankings along the way … Also played with Christopher Grant three times, going 1-2 in those matches.

Spring 2015:
Ranked 21st on the preseason ITA doubles poll with Mike Vermeer ... Went 1-1 in singles and paired with Vert Vancura (2-0) and Dragos Igant (0-1) in doubles at the MLK Invitational ... Joined Bert Vancura on the third doubles court, but fell to No. 17 Tennessee’s Dromsky/Schipanski, 6-4, in the opening round of ITA Kick-Off Weekend (Jan. 24). 

Fall 2014:
Opened his sophomore campaign with a 2-1 singles performance in the Jadwin Draw at the Ivy Plus Invitational … Downed Binghamton’s Thomas Caputo (1-6, 6-3, 7-6(3)), St. John’s’ Lucas Hejahl (2-6, 7-6, 6-4), and Cornell’s Colin Sincalir (2-6, 7-6(4), 10-4) to post a 3-0 record at the Princeton Invitational ... Posted two victories in the qualifying draw to advance to the main draw where he went 1-1 at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships ... Took the court in the Singles A Draw at the Florida State Invitational and also picked up a win in teh A Dobules Round of 16 with Pham ... Competed with Vermeer at hte USTA/ITA NIIC and picked up a victory in the maind raw before falling in theRound of 16. 

Spring 2014:
Named to the All-Ivy League doubles second team … Posted a 12-6 doubles record paired with Dragos Ignat and Bert Vancura, playing primarily at No. 3 … Defeated doubles teams from Dartmouth and Harvard at the ECAC Championship … Blanked SMU’s Kazijevs/Russell, 8-0 … Went 5-0 against Ivy League opponents … Won his only singles match, defeating Luke Adamus from Monmouth, 6-1, 6-1.

Fall 2013: 
Posted a 5-1 mark in singles matches … Won three matches at the Princeton Invitational … Went 7-3 in doubles matches … Won four matches paired with Shawn Hadavi at the Princeton Invitational.

Before Columbia:
Earned as high as a No. 29 national ranking for the class of 2013 by ... Four-year letterwinner at Menlo, on a team that was four-time Central Coast Section team champions, four-time Northern California champions and two-time national champions ... Ranked No. 1 in Northern California for boys 18 and under in 2011 ... Three-time selection for the Northern California Boy’s National Team ... Recorded a career-high third place finish in 2013.

Year Overall Dual Tour Ivy Overall Ivy
2013-14 6-1 1-0 5-1 0-0 19-9 5-0
2014-15 11-5 0-0 11-5 0-0 6-7 0-0
2015-16 19-11 8-8 11-3 1-3 17-9 1-2
Career 36-17 9-8 27-9 1-3 42-25 6-2
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