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  David North
School: Georgia Tech
Year: Senior
Home Town: Durban, South Africa
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High School: Crawford
Height: 6-0
Weight: 142 lbs.
Birth Date: Wednesday, January 08, 1986
Dominant Hand: Right
Major: Industrial Engineering
Singles Record: 62-48
Doubles Record: 73-43

General Info: Became the first freshman in school history to earn all-America honors when he teamed with Marko Rajevac in the 2005 NCAA Doubles Championship, advancing to the Quarterfinals ... Ranked as high as No. 28 in singles during his junior season ... Received an invite into the 2007 NCAA Singles Championships ... Played at the No. 1 or No. 2 singles position his junior ... A very hard worker who is constantly improving ... Has a good all around game and excellent ground strokes and hands at the net ... Has made technical changes to his groundstrokes and his serves.

2006-07:Selected to the NCAA Singles Championships ... Lost to Devin Mullings of Ohio State 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the first round ... Played only seven matches during the dual match season due to an injury ... Had a 2-5 singles record in the spring, playing predominantly at the No. 1 spot ... Led the Jackets during the fall tournament season, garnering a 17-4 singles record ... Achieved a 17-6 overall doubles record this season ... Reached the semifinals of the Baylor Intercollegiate with wins over three ranked opponents including defeating Slavko Radman (#29) of Louisville, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the quarterfinals ... Won six singles matches in a row at the Polo Ralph Lauren All Americans tournament to reach the second round of the main draw after starting in the preliminary round ... Finished the season with a 19-11 overall singles record... Was 13-5 in doubles play during the fall ... Earned both the singles and doubles title at the J. Webb Horton Classic ... Teamed with George Gvelesiani to reach the finals of the Wilson/ITA Men's Mideast Indoor Regional Championships.

2005-06: Struggled during the dual match season, dropping eight straight singles matches, but ended the year on an eight-match win streak and an 11-9 record ... Was the decisive point in Tech's NCAA Tournament win over Alabama, defeating Mathieu Thibaudeau, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 at No. 3 ... Also won with Rajevac at No. 1 doubles to help the Jackets capture the doubles point in that match ... Was 6-5 in ACC singles matches and also 6-5 at No. 1 doubles in conference action ... Top wins during the year came against Wake Forest's Andrew Hamar and Virginia's Marko Miklo ... Ended the year with a 14-16 record in singles and a 20-14 record in doubles ... Had a tough fall season, posting a 3-5 record in singles play, dropping four of those matches in three-sets ... Advanced to the round of 64 at the Polo Ralph Lauren ITA Qualifier before falling in three sets to Ryan Heller of Michigan ... Also fell in the Round of 64 to South Carolina's Geraldo Knorr in the Round of 64 at the ITA Mideast Regional ... Teamed with Marko Rajevac in doubles where the two notched an 8-3 record ... After losing their first match at the Polo Ralph Lauren ITA All-America in a tiebreaker, the pair regrouped and won the consolation draw, defeating two ranked teams in the process ... The duo also advanced to the Round ot 16 at the ITA Mideast Regional before losing 9-7 to a team from Old Dominion.

2004-05: Was a steady force for Tech at No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles ... Posted 11 victories during the spring, including a 3-4 record against players who finished the year ranked ... Compiled a 2-1 record at No. 1 singles ... Top wins on the season came against Georgia's Antonio Ruiz and Tim Krebs of Miami ... Teamed with Marko Rajevac at No. 1 doubles and the team had 17 wins on the season and advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals before falling to eventual national champion John Isner and Ruiz of Georgia ... The duo recorded a 5-7 record against ranked players, including wins over teams from Utah and Tulane ... During the fall, he reached the finals of the Southern Intercollegiate Championships with Scott Blackmon in doubles ... Recorded a 5-6 record in singles during the fall season, including three straight-set victories at the Puerto Rico Invitational in January.

High School/Junior Tennis: Held the number one ranking in South Africa ... Was in the top 100 in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) at age 16.

Personal: Full name is David Anthony North ... Born January 8, 1986 ... Son of Lindsay and Delia North ... Has two brothers, Philip and Roscoe ... Dean's list student majoring in Industrial Engineering.