Columbia Men's Tennis BIO
 John Yetimoglu

 

Fall 2011: Advanced to the finals of the C singles bracket at the USTA National Tennis Center Invitational, beating players from George Washington, St. John’s and Princeton … competed in the B singles bracket at the Columbia Classic.

Spring 2011: Went 7-9 in singles, including a2-5 Ivy League record playing throughout the lineup … went 4-1 in Ivy League doubles with partner Nathaniel Gery playing in the Nos.1-3 spots … had non-conference wins over Boston College, George Washington, Binghamton and Army … had Ivy League win over Harvard … had huge win over Yale’s Erik Blumenkrantz to clinch Columbia’s come-from-behind win over Yale … beat Blumenkrantz in the No.4 spot with the team match on the line, 4-6, 7-6(6), 7-6(7), helping Columbia win, 4-3 … had Ivy League doubles wins with Gery over Yale, Brown, Princeton and Penn.

Fall 2010: Advanced to the semi-finals of the E singles bracket at the 2010 USTA Collegiate Invitational, beating athletes from Fairfield and Sacred Heart … also competed at the Princeton Invitational.

 

Spring 2010: Member of the 2010 Ivy League Championship team … went 1-0 in singles, playing in the No. 6 singles spot … beat Mike Lampa from St. John’s, 6-3, 2-6, 1-0. 

Fall 2009: Won the ‘F’ flight at the 2009 USTA Collegiate Challenge … beat Penn’s Jeffery Karsh in the finals, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3, after beating players from Sacred  Heart, Fairleigh Dickinson and Cornell.

At Miami Palmetto:
Earned four varsity letters in tennis … won a state championship at No. 3 singles and No. 2 doubles his senior year … was a top 30 ranked player for USTA Boys 18s in his first year … helped lead high school team to a second place finish at states his senior year, following a third place finish his junior season …

Personal:
Economics major ... born 9/24/91 … son of Ferda and Selcuk Yetimoglu …graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Year: Junior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Miami Palmetto Senior
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