||Louisiana State University
2012 SEC All-Freshman Team
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2011-12)
Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team after going an impressive 14-8 in singles and 14-11 in doubles during his inaugural season ... Finished the season ranked No. 92 in singles ... Ranked as high as No. 81 in the country (April 10) ... Defeated two ranked opponents with his biggest win coming over Georgia's then-20th-ranked Sadio Doumbia ... Had his first clinch, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3 over St. John's Ilija Vucic ... Started on court 1 in doubles all season ... Ranked as high as No. 24 with partner Neal Skupski ... Won five-straight with Skupski to end the season ...Put together a 4-2 singles mark and 4-2 doubles record during the fall ... Advanced to the finals of the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships after knocking off Mississippi State's preseason 7th-ranked Louis Cant and Malte Stropp 8-6 ... Competed in the USTA Futures Qualifying Tournament, Rice Invitational and USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships. Earned first varsity letter.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2010-11)
Joined the squad in January ... Redshirted the 2010-11 season.
PRIOR TO LSU
Played in the International Tennis Federation junior circuit ... Ranked as high as No. 114 in ITF juniors (May 2010) ... Notched a 54-39 singles mark and a 36-40 record in doubles in ITF junior competition ... Advanced to the finals of the 34th Sibiu-Sen Junior ITF Tournament.
Full name is Christopher Martin Simpson ... Born May 22, 1992 ... Parents are Martin and Lucie Simpson ... Has one sister, Alex (22) and one brother, Harry (15) ... Chose LSU because of other English players on the team ... Plans to major in sports administration.
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