Collected a 6-4, 6-4 win over Wake Forest's Amogh Prabhakar at the Olympia Fields Invitational ... bounced back from an opening round loss to win the consolation draw of his flight at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships, with all wins coming in straight sets ... teamed up with Carlos Taborga to defeat Greg Andrews and Daniel Stahl of Notre Dame 8-6 in doubles action at the Olympia Fields Invitational ... finished 1-1 in doubles play at the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships with Jarryd Botha, falling to No. 22 Tucker Vorster and Jonas Lutjen of Mississippi ... reached the quarterfinals of the Crimson draw with Botha at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships, fall 8-6 to eventual champions David Zimmerman and Tom Puetz of UAB.
Played three dual singles matches in the spring, posting a 2-1 record from the No. 6 spot ... tied for second on the team in doubles victories with Ricky Doverspike with 21 ... posted an 11-7 record in dual doubles matches, including 8-5 at the No. 3 position ... went 5-4 in SEC doubles action ... won four singles matches in the fall ... claimed straight sets wins over James Moye of Vanderbilt and Chris Duke of Jacksonville State before falling to Tulane's Adam Bernstein 7-6, 6-4 at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships ... picked up one doubles win with Creighton Blanchard at the Harvard Fall Classic, defeating Brendan Ruddock and Dino Bilankov of Minnesota 8-6 ... compiled a 6-2 record with Houssam Yassine, including advancing to the championship of the 2009 Wilson/ITA Southern Regional Championships, falling to Alexander Stamchev and Tim Puetz of Auburn 8-3.
Played in two singles matches in the spring, recording wins over Samford and Memphis at the No. 6 position ... notched three singles wins and eight doubles victories in the fall ... went on a seven-match winning streak in doubles with Andrew Felsenthal and Michael Jung ... partnered with Jung to win their doubles draw at the Crimson Tide Fall Championship ... ended his singles season with a win at the Seminole Invitational over Florida State's Michael O'Shea 6-4, 6-4.
Played in one dual match for the Tide against Georgia State and defeated Ross Hopper 6-0, 6-1 from No. 6 singles ... played two singles matches at the SEC Indoor Championships.
Alabama high school singles champion in class 6A from the No. 1 position in 2007 ... won first high school state singles championship in 2003 ... led high school team to a state championship in 2003 ... ranked in the top 20 in the South for six consecutive years ... held a No. 3 juniors ranking in the South, the highest of his career ... was ranked No. 31 in the nation in juniors.
Born July 6, 1989 asDonald Edward Walston III ... son of Don and Shay Walston ... has one sister, Elizabeth ... majoring in finance.