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  Max Fomine
School: Mississippi State University
Year: Senior
Home Town: Teraspol, Moldavia
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High School: Philip Pocock Secondary Catholic (Canada)
Height: 6-2
Weight: 170 lbs.
Birth Date: Friday, March 07, 1980
Dominant Hand: Right
Major: General Business Administration
Singles Record: 57-58
Doubles Record: 34-48
Solid talent from Moldavia (former USSR) who now calls Toronto, Canada, home...Has already shown the potential to be a factor for the Bulldogs after playing solid role in MSU's successes in his first three seasons on campus...Has been ranked as high as 84th nationally during his career...Posted career records of 53-46 in singles and 38-42 in doubles and has played in the majority of State's dual matches in each of his first three seasons...Has impressive forehand and service games and is solid from the baseline...Continues to be hungry to compete on the college level.

2003-04 (SENIOR):
Garnered his highest career national ranking in the September '03 poll, coming in at No. 84 in singles...Still not fully recovered from his wrist injury suffered in spring '03.
FALL--Went 6-6 in singles, 4-3 in doubles, during the semester...Reached the quarterfinals of Division II Consolation at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships (Athens, GA)...Notched two triumphs in three outings at the Gator Invitational (Gainesville, FL)...Made the semifinals of Division A Consolation at the Ragin' Cajun Classic (Lafayette, LA) to end the term...Teamed with Matt Armstrong to make the quarters of Division II doubles play at the Southern Intercollegiates as well...Paired with Luiz Carvalho to advance to the semifinals of Division A action at the Ragin' Cajun event.

2002-03 (JUNIOR):
Despite an injury at the end of the year, still posted his best season to date, registering records of 22-13 in singles (22 wins were a team-high) and 13-12 in doubles...Earned his first career national ranking in March, coming in at No. 123.
FALL--Posted the best fall results on the MSU team with 11 total victories...Went 9-6 in singles...Reached the fourth round of prequalifying at the Icy Hot/All-American Hardcourt Championships (Chattanooga, TN)...Notched two wins to qualify for the main draw of the Omni Hotels Region III Indoor Championships (Lexington, KY) and went on to win one round in the main draw...Made the semifinals of the Ragin' Cajun Classic (Lafayette, LA)...Combined with two different partners for a 2-4 doubles record.
SPRING--Continued his impressive play, going 12-6 in singles dual matches, 10-7 in doubles...Played mostly at the No. 3 and 4 positions in singles, and No. 3 in doubles, for the Bulldogs...Was victorious in 12 of 15 matches between Jan. 30 and Mar. 30...Teamed with Rene-Charles Combette for a 4-0 doubles record at the No. 3 spot during the season...Missed State's final three matches of the year, including the SEC and NCAA Championships, with a wrist injury.

2001-02 (SOPHOMORE):
Went 9-13 in singles, 11-18 in doubles.
FALL--Registered 2-5 singles and 4-4 doubles marks during the autumn term...Reached the second round of Division II singles at the Southern Collegiate Championships (Athens, GA) to open the semester...Also posted a victory at the Bulldog Challenge (Athens, GA)...Teamed with Romain Ambert to advance to the quarterfinals of Division I doubles at the Southern Collegiates...Also paired with David Ruiz for two doubles triumphs at the Bulldog Challenge.
SPRING--Was 6-6 in singles dual matches for State, including wins in his first four matches of the year...All of his action came at the #5-6 positions in the lineup...Also teamed with five different partners for a 9-13 dual match doubles mark during the season, playing at the #2-3 positions for State.

2000-01 (FRESHMAN):
Went a solid 16-14 overall in singles, 10-9 in doubles, in his first season on the collegiate level.
FALL--Made it to the round of 16 of Flight A at the Middle Tennessee Fall Invitational (Murfreesboro, TN)...Also a Division II quarterfinalist at the Southern Collegiate Championships (Athens, GA)...Reached the round of 16 at the Arizona State/Thunderbirds Collegiate Invitational (Tempe, AZ)...Teamed with four different partners in doubles during autumn, with a top mark of 4-2 with Jerome Le Belicard...The duo reached the semifinals of Flight A at the Middle Tennessee event...Also went 2-2 with fellow rookie Romain Ambert, including an appearance in the semifinals of the Arizona State/Thunderbirds Invite.
SPRING--Saw singles action in 14 of MSU's 25 dual matches during the team season...Posted an 8-6 record at the bottom two positions, 4-2 in the SEC in his first semester of team competition...Was also victorious in his only two doubles dual matches.

Attended Philip Pocock Secoundery Catholic School as a prepster in Canada...Currently ranked second in his region and was ranked 15th in Canada over the summer of 2000...Was ranked top 10 in Russia six years ago...Came in second on the Nike and Rolex circuits...Has won over 50 tournaments...Has a win over former pro Alexander Volkov.

Maxsim Fomine was born March 7, 1980, in Teraspol, Moldavia (former USSR)...The son of Sergei Fomin and Irena Fomina...Favorites tennis stars are Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Andrei Chesnokov, Andrei Medvedev and Marat Safin...Enjoys spending time with his friends and fiance, Krystan, going out on the town, watching television and Russian movies, and listening to techno music...Also spends time training and working towards making the pro tour after his college career...Is a general business major at MSU.


Season		#1	#2	#3	#4	#5	#6	Dual	SEC	Overall	Pct.
Fall 2003	--	--	--	--	--	--	--	--	6-6	.500
2002-03		--	1-1	5-1	6-3	0-1	--	12-6	6-4	22-13	.629
2001-02		--	--	--	--	2-1	4-5	6-6	1-6	9-13	.409
2000-01		--	--	--	--	3-2	5-4	8-6	4-2	16-14	.533
TOTALS		--	1-1	5-1	6-3	5-4	9-9	26-18	11-12	53-46	.535


Season		#1	#2	#3	Dual	SEC	Overall	Pct.
Fall 2003	--	--	--	--	--	4-3	.571
2002-03		1-1	1-0	8-6	10-7	7-3	13-12	.520
2001-02		--	5-10	2-3	7-13	2-8	11-18	.379
2000-01		--	--	2-1	2-1	--	10-9	.526
TOTALS		1-1	6-10	12-10	19-21	9-11	38-42	.475