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  Jeff Groslimond
Jeff Groslimond

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, GA

High School:
Riverwood High School

Height:
5-11



Jeff Groslimond
Senior
5-11
Atlanta, Ga.
Riverwood


At Florida State: Starts the season ranked 16th with Chris Westerhof in the preseason ITA doubles rankings....Currently ranks fifth in school history with 75 doubles wins and needs five victories to break the FSU career record (79) held by Ken McKenzie and Jason White...Sits 14 singles triumphs away from tying Neil Krefsky for 10th (69) on the all-time FSU singles list...Combined wins of 130 places him ninth, 12 short of eighth-place.


Junior Year (2004-05): Joined forces with doubles partner Chris Westerhof to reset their own school record with a 27-7 record...Duo became the winningest doubles tandem in school history, upping their record together to 71-23...Duo ended the year ranked 46th in the country and eighth in the region after starting the year at No. 10...Duo posted a 4-2 mark against ranked opponents, including a 9-8 (8) win over No. 4 Martirosyan/Witten of Kentucky in the regional finals of the NCAA Tournament...Finished the season tied for 30th in the Mideast Region singles ranking...Set a personal-best with his 22-10 singles mark - making him just the 20th player in school history to win 20 matches in a single season - including a 17-7 dual mark and 5-2 in conference...Tied for the team lead with seven three-set victories...Went 3-5 against ranked competition, including back-to-back wins over No. 118 Pramod Dabir of Illinois and Notre Dame's No. 112 Barry King...Won 10-of-11 matches during the middle of the season as his national ranking climbed to No. 89...Picked up a pair of victories during the ACC Tournament as well as one against Ball State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...Tallied a 23-4 dual match record with Westerhof - going 11-2 at No.1 and 12-2 at No. 2 - including a team-best 7-1 ACC record.


Sophomore Year (2003-04): Teamed up with Chris Westerhof to set the single-season doubles record with a 26-10 mark...Duo ended the year with a national ranking of 40 after peaking at No. 15...Scored three victories over ranked doubles teams, including the 11th-ranked tandem of Schnugg and Rajevac from Georgia Tech...Doubles team won its first ten matches and 17 of its first 19 contests...Notched a 15-8 dual match record in doubles, including a 6-2 ACC mark...Duo won seven-straight matches at the ITA All-American Tournament to advance from the pre-qualifying tournament all the way to the main draw...Posted a 14-14 singles record, splitting time between the third and fourth positions...Stepped up singles play during the big dual matches with wins against a pair of top-five programs and during the NCAA Tournament...Earned a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 victory over Florida's Stefan Tenn (1/25)...Helped Florida State defeat fourth-ranked Duke by taking down Jonathan Stokke 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the number four position...Scored a singles victory during the first round of the NCAA Tournament, taking down Arizona's Daniel Andrus 6-4, 6-4.


Freshman Year (2002-03): Played primarily at No. 5 in singles where he compiled a 19-8 record with a 5-2 ledger in ACC play...Combined with Chris Westerhof to post a 17-7 mark in doubles, including a team-best 7-1 ACC ledger...Duo won 16 of its first 20 matches to start the spring season...Included in that run was their only victory over a ranked opponent, the No. 56 pair of Hahn/Behrmann from Florida...Finished rookie year by winning seven of his last eight singles matches, including a pair of wins at the ACC Championships and one in the NCAA Tournament...Had a very productive off season, winning the doubles title with his brother Andy at the ITA Summer Circuit Southeast Regional.


High School and Other Accomplishments: Undefeated in high school tennis, including a state championship in singles play...Joined the varsity squad as an eighth grader at St. Francis High School...Ranked as high as 39th in Under-16 singles rankings and 13th in the Under-18 doubles rankings...Was number one in the state his senior year (2001)...Won the 2001 National Open Championship in Atlanta...Honor Roll recipient...Member of the Beta Club.


Personal: Father and two uncles won the NCAA Singles Championship for Stanford and played on the ATP tour...Brother Andrew won the Division II National Singles Championship at Rollins...Son of Gery and Pam Groslimond...Majoring in sports management...Wants to be a tennis coach...Describes himself as outgoing...Says his father has the biggest influence on his career...Born on February 4, 1983.

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