FALL 2012 (JUNIOR) Picked up a win in doubles against Chris Helliar and Lucas Dirube (Troy) with teammate Rens van der Vis at the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships ... Defeated Marko Lovrinovic of Virginia Tech and James Coxe of North Carolina at the Duke Fab Four Invite.
2012 (SOPHOMORE) Won 10 singles matches and 18 doubles contests in his second season at Alabama ... ranked as high as No. 21 in doubles with Daniil Proskura ... picked up doubles wins against Arkansas and Mississippi State with Vikram Reddy during SEC play ... picked up a non-conference singles victory in dual match play against TCU ... advanced to the finals of the Stallings Draw in singles at the 2011 Crimson Tide Fall Championships and also the finals of the Crimson Draw in doubles at the same event ... picked up another singles win at the Georgia Tech Fall Tournament while also competing in the doubles championship with Proskura ... picked up a singles win at the Fighting Illini Invitational to begin his sophomore campaign.
2011 (FRESHMAN) Won 8 singles matches and 5 doubles matches throughout the season ... clinched the win for Alabama over Troy ... reached the Round of 16 at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships ... collected one victory in the singles draw of the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships ... advanced to the quarterfinals of his singles flight at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships ... teamed up with Trey Walston to defeat Greg Andrews and Daniel Stahl of Notre Dame at the Olympia Fields Invitational ... advanced to the quarterfinals in doubles action with Ian Chadwell at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships ... reached the semifinals of the Lakewood Ranch Clay Court Classic with Ricky Doverspike.
PREP HIGHLIGHTS Appeared in the qualifying round of Davis Cup for Bolivia at the age of 16 and 17 ... played International Tennis Federation tournaments in his final year of juniors, winning consecutive tournaments in South America ... also trained in Madrid, Spain, for two years, winning several junior tournaments ... in his first year in the under 14 division, he won just his second national tournament of the season and won a pair of national doubles tournaments ... received a wild card for the Copa Petrobras ATP Challenger in Santiago, Chile.
PERSONAL INFORMATION Born April 3, 1991 ... son of Carlos and Lorena Taborga ... has two brothers, Juna Claudio and Javier, and one sister, Lorena ... brother, Javier, was aformer All-American player at Notre Dame ... originally from La Paz, Bolivia, but parents now reside in Santiago, Chile ... majoring in finance.