||Shady Side Academy
||Thursday, July 23, 1992
ITA Carolina Region Rookie of the Year (2011)
ACC All-Academic Team (2011, 2012)
ACC Academic Honor Roll (2011, 2012)
Career: Has compiled career records of 64-24 in singles and 50-30 in doubles over his first two seasons ... owns a mark of 17-5 in career ACC singles matches and a 13-7 ledger in ACC doubles play ... ranks 10th on Duke's all-time charts in highest singles winning percentage (.727) ... also listed among the Blue Devils' all-time leaders in career and single-season ACC doubles wins as a tandem with Henrique Cunha ... shares the program record for most ACC singles wins in a season (10 in 2010-11) ... has won at least 30 singles matches and 20 doubles contests in each of his two seasons ... competed in the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships as a sophomore ... has captured two tournament titles in singles (Duke Fab Four Invite - 2010, 2011; ITA Carolina Regional - 2011) and one in doubles (ITA Carolina Regional - 2011) ... owns 11 match-clinching victories for his career.
2011-12 (Sophomore): Ended the season by competing at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships ... also earned All-ACC recognition in his second season at Duke ... concluded the year with an overall ledger of 31-13 in singles and a 28-14 mark in doubles ... posted a record of 7-4 in ACC singles play and paired with Henrique Cunha for an 8-3 ledger in conference doubles action ... the eight ACC doubles wins are tied for the third-most by a Duke pair in a single season and tied for the ninth-most by a tandem on the program's all-time career charts ... selected to compete in the NCAA Singles Championships, where he dropped a 6-4, 6-4 decision to No. 27 Remi Boutillier of Fresno State in the first round ... advanced to the Round of 16 in the NCAA Doubles Championships with Cunha before suffering a three-set loss to Stanford's fourth-ranked duo of Bradley Klahn and Ryan Thacher ... ranked as high as No. 17 on the ITA's singles list and finished the season at No. 41 ... reached a No. 15 ranking with Cunha in doubles while the duo was tabbed No. 18 in the final poll of the season ... also tabbed the No. 3 singles player and the top-ranked doubles pair with Cunha in the final ITA Carolina Region poll ... moved up to the No. 2 singles position as a sophomore, compiling a dual match record of 17-8 ... opened the spring by winning seven consecutive matches from Jan. 21 to Feb. 19 ... clinched six Duke victories during the season, including in a 4-0 win over No. 25 Baylor in the NCAA Tournament Round of 16 ... also clinched a 4-2 victory over North Carolina on Apr. 21 which sent the Blue Devils to the ACC Tournament championship match for the third straight year ... tallied an 11-8 record against ranked singles opponents ... topped No. 24 Roy Kalamanovich of Illinois, 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 1-0 (10-1) in Duke's 7-0 sweep of the Illini ... teamed with Cunha for a 10-5 record at the No. 1 doubles spot during the spring, including a mark of 8-3 in conference matches ... with Cunha, secured the doubles point for Duke five times on the season and went 6-9 against ranked doubles pairs ... the tandem defeated three pairs ranked in the top 25, highlighted by an 8-6 victory over Virginia's ninth-ranked duo of Jarmere Jenkins and Drew Courtney to win the ITA Carolina Region title during the fall ... also won the regional singles title, defeating Cunha in the championship match ... went on to compete in singles and doubles at the ITA National Indoor Championships in Flushing, N.Y. ... fell to No. 31 Christopher Aumueller of Nebraska, 6-1, 7-6 (7-2) in the round of 32 ... with Cunha, advanced to the quarterfinals of the doubles tournament before dropping an 8-6 decision to third-ranked Chase Buchanan and Blaz Rola of Ohio State ... also won a singles title during the fall at the Duke Fab Four Invite, topping No. 90 Stijn Meulemans of Radford, 6-1, 6-0, in his section's championship match ... finished the fall season with a record of 14-5 in singles and a ledger of 11-5 in doubles, including a record of 8-5 with Cunha ... named to the All-ACC Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2010-11 (Freshman): Named the ITA Carolina Region Rookie of the Year ... finished his freshman campaign with a singles record of 33-11 and a team-best 10-1 mark in the ACC ... also notched a 22-16 mark in doubles, going 5-4 in league play ... broke the program record for ACC singles victories by a rookie (10) ... his 33 singles victories were the fourth-most by a freshman in school history ... ranked tied for sixth on Duke's all-time charts for highest singles winning percentage (.750, 33-11) and fourth in ACC singles winning percentage (.909, 10-1) following his freshman season ... tallied a 22-7 mark in dual match play, including a 1-0 record in the top spot, a 1-1 record at No. 2 and a 20-6 record in the No. 3 slot ... teamed with David Holland for an overall ledger of 18-15 in doubles, including a 15-13 mark in dual match play ... in ACC singles play, went 1-0 at No. 2 and 9-1 at No. 3 ... with Holland, notched a 7-8 record from the No. 2 doubles position and a record of 8-5 in the No. 3 slot ... posted a 5-7 record against ranked opponents in singles while going 2-1 against ranked doubles pairs ... defeated No. 48 Alex Llompart of Pepperdine, 7-6, 6-1 ... also notched a 6-2, 6-4 victory over No. 51 Sadio Doumbia of Georgia in the NCAA Tournament round of 16 ... along with Holland, upset No. 70 John Collins and Tommy Laine of Maryland, 8-6, in conference action ... the duo also defeated No. 88 Sadio Doumbia and Ignacio Taboada of Georgia, 8-4, to help Duke capture the doubles point in the NCAA Tournament round of 16 ... finished the season ranked No. 102 in singles nationally and No. 6 in the Carolina region ... he and Holland also earned a final ranking of No. 10 in the Carolina region ... ranked as high as No. 94 in singles on March 15 ... ended the year on a three-match singles win streak with all three victories coming in the NCAA Tournament ... also earned six straight victories in ACC action at the No. 3 singles position from Apr. 3 to Apr. 17 ... clinched five Duke victories, including a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Maryland's Tommy Laine to help the Blue Devils advance to the Round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament ... with Holland, secured the doubles point for Duke on eight occasions, including a 9-8 (8-6) win over North Carolina's Cameron Ahari and Brennan Boyajian in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament ... concluded the fall season with a record of 11-4 in singles and a 3-2 mark in doubles with Holland ... also teamed with Reid Carleton for an 3-0 doubles ledger during the fall ... won his first four collegiate singles matches on his way to capturing a singles title at the Duke Fab Four Invite ... dispatched No. 36 Tripper Carleton of Wake Forest, 7-5, 6-2, in the semifinals ... with Carleton, claimed a doubles title at the UVa Ranked Plus One Invitational ... tallied three straight victories in the pre-qualifying stage of the ITA All-American Championships to move on to the qualifying round of play ... reached the third round of qualifying before suffering a close three-set loss to ninth-seeded and No. 54 Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan of Washington ... along with Fred Saba, advanced to the second round of qualifying in doubles at the ITA All-Americans ... he and Holland garnered the No. 7 seed in the doubles tournament at the ITA Carolina Regional, advancing to the round of 16 ... also reached the round of 32 in singles as the No. 12 seed ... notched two wins over ranked singles opponents in the fall ... earned a spot on the ACC All-Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: Attended Shady Side Academy and played for coach Tom Mercer during his freshman, sophomore and senior seasons ... won the Pennsylvania State Championship his senior year and helped lead the team to a runner-up finish in 2010 ... went undefeated during his three years at Shady Side, playing at the No. 1 position all three years ... attended American Heritage School in Plantation, Fla. as a junior and claimed state championships in singles and doubles while also leading his team to the state title ... ranked as high as No. 6 nationally by tennisrecruiting.net and as high as No. 3 by the TennisRPI ratings ... was the top-ranked player in the Middle Atlantic Region and in Pennsylvania ... won the USTA B18 National Open singles championship in Norcross, Ga. in 2009 ... claimed the B16 singles and doubles titles in Lexington, Ken. ... won the consolation finals of the USTA Spring B18 National Championships in Mobile, Ala.
Personal: Born Christopher William Mengel on July 23, 1992, in New York City ... son of David and Joanne Mengel ... has one brother, Ryan, and one sister, Kelly ... father, David, played college basketball at Lehigh University.