2013-14 Men's Tennis
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||IES Ferran Tallada/USC|
As A Junior (2013-14) | A-Sun All-Conference Teams
Ranked No. 45 in the nation by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association ... crowned as the Southeast’s recipient of the 2014 ITA Arthur Ashe Jr. Leadership & Sportsmanship Award winner … named Atlantic Sun Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Year … Received a unanimous selection to the All-Conference First Team … garnered A-Sun Academic All-Conference honors … member of the A-Sun Championship All-Tournament Team … earned FGCU’s first-ever singles bid to the NCAA Championship where he picked up the programs first win, beating Philippe Tsangaridis of Coastal Carolina, 6-4, 6-3, for a spot in the round of 32 ... playing No. 1 singles in each of this season’s dual matches, Vives went a perfect 8-0 in the A-sun and held an overall record of 20-2 … led the conference in number of wins (20) and winning percentage (.909) … two-time A-Sun Player of the Week (Jan. 22 and Feb. 5) … became FGCU’s first-ever D-I ranked player on Jan. 2 when he made his ITA debut as No. 66 … remained listed as one of the nation’s top 100 players every week throughout the season … career high ranking of No. 54 from Feb. 26-Mar.10 … after winning his 11th match in a row (Jan. 19 vs Nebraska) Vives established the longest singles win streak in the nation, and continued to lead the country winning 14 straight matches until he fell against Auburn on Feb. 7 … partnered with Dean Tsamas to post a 15-4 record playing No. 1 doubles with a 5-2 mark in the conference … led the conference in number of No. 1 doubles wins (15) and held the second-highest winning percentage (.789) .. during the Eagles’ fall campaign Vives won the main singles draws at the FGCU Invite and the prestigious Dick Vitale Invite … partnered with Tianyu Bao to win the doubles title at the FGCU Fall Invite … ITA Southeast Regional Championships semifinal appearance.. overall record of 35-5 for his junior year.
As A Sophomore (2012-13)
Received a unanimous selection to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference Team … also garnered A-Sun Academic All-Conference Team honors … overall singles record of 13-5, which included a 6-2 mark in the A-Sun … won Singles Main Draw title at FGCU Fall Invitational ... among all A-Sun players, posted the 7th-best winning percentage in all singles action (13-4, .765) … had the best winning percentage at No. 1 singles in the A-Sun (13-4, .765) …. 8th in conference-only leaders for all singles (6-1, .857), and second in conference-only at No. 1 singles (6-1, .857) … overall doubles record of 11-8 … finished 7th in the A-Sun with an overall doubles record of (6-3, .667) and closed the year 4th in the A-Sun at No. 1 doubles (6-3, .667) … 3rd in conference-only No. 1 doubles with a record of 4-3 (.571) … had four No. 1 singles matches against ranked opponents, posting a record of 2-2 in such matches … won his No. 1 singles matches against No. 67 Miami on Mar. 9 and No. 66 North Florida on Apr. 7, and lost to No. 73 UAB on Jan. 20 to start the year and No. 54 Old Dominion on Mar. 1 … won six straight matches from Mar. 8-23and won nine of his last 11 matches to finish the season strong.
As A Freshman At USC (2011-12)
Member of the National Championship team … put together a 4-1 dual match record in the spring that included a 3-1 mark at No. 6 singles … perfect 2-0 in doubles at the No. 3 spot … picked up the match-clinching point against PAC-12 foe Arizona with a straight set 6-1, 7-5 win over Sebastian Ionescu.
Played club tennis at CT Salut and RCT Barcelona ... won the Championship of Catalonia Junior Team title with RCTB ... won Under 18 Spain Doubles Championship ... ranked 1300 in ATP singles and 1200 in ATP doubles.
Born July 28,1992 ... son of Federico and Maria Dolors … has one sibling, Fede … undecided on a major.
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