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John Lewis
John Lewis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180



2009 (FRESHMAN):
Began the season ranked No. 106 nationally...Finished the season with a 3-1 singles record, playing at the No. 5 and 6 positions...Collected a 7-6 (5), 6-2 victory over Chris Motes of No. 69 Furman on the opening weekend of the season...Collected two doubles victories at the No. 3 position...Had an impressive start to his first season in the crimson and white with an 8-2 singles record in the fallincluding a big win to capture the USTA National Tennis Center Men's Tennis Invitational Finals...Also advanced to the quarterfinals of the HEB Baylor Invitation before falling to teammate, and eventual champion, Jung...Defeated No. 80 Vijay Paul of Vanderbilt 6-4, 6-2 at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships...Also competed in doubles where he picked up a pair of victories with Felsenthal.

PREP HIGHLIGHTS:
Top ranked 18 and under player in Alabama his senior year...Finished as No. 1 player in his age group three consecutive years (2005-07)... Was No. 41 ranked senior prospect on tennisrecruiting.net for his senior season...ITF 18U Singles Quarterfinalist in 2007...ITF 18U Doubles Finalist in 2007...Southern Closed Doubles Finalist 2007...Top 16 finish at USTA Winter National Championship...Two-time USTA sportsmanship award winner in 2006 and 2007.

PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Born February 28, 1989...Son of Walter and Rena Lewis...Has two brothers, Jacob and Joseph, and three sisters, Kristin, Kirsten and Christiana...Majoring in Business...Father Walter was a starting quarterback for the Tide.

     
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