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Big South Conference “Best of the Best”
Four-Time Big South Player of the Year
Three-Time VaSID All-State
Four-Time All-Conference Singles
Three-Time All-Conference Doubles
Four-Time NCAA Singles Championship Invitee
2009 NCAA Doubles Championship Invitee
2005 Co-Champion of ITA Mideast Indoor
2006 Mideast Rookie of the Year
2006 Final ITA Ranking #31 (#8 Mideast)
2007 Final ITA Ranking #48 (#6 Mideast)
2008 Final ITA Ranking #103
Current Singles Ranking #102
Current Doubles Ranking #54
Just the second player in league history to earn Big South Player of the Year honors four times ... All-Conference in singles and doubles ... Ranks first on Radford’s career wins list ... Named to the Big South’s “Best of the Best” as part of its 25th Anniversary Celebration ... Currently ranked No. 102 in singles and No. 54 in doubles nationally ... Recorded his 100th career singles victory in Radford’s win at Old Dominion ... 2-2 against nationally-ranked foes ... Tallied his fourth straight 20-win season in singles competition ... Team with Zack Watson to go 18-2 at the top doubles spot ... 19 of his 20 singles triumphs came in straight sets... First setback of the year came to No. 12 Conor Pollock of Texas A&M in three sets ... Climbed to as high as 90th in the rankings ... Earned his fourth singles invite to the NCAA Championships and joins Watson as the first doubles team in school history to receive an at-large selection to the NCAA Doubles Championships ... Sat out the fall campaign ... Enters the 2009 NCAA Tournament on a 13-match singles winning streak.
Finished ranked #103 nationally ... Big South Player of the Year for third straight season ... Big South All-Conference selection in singles and doubles ... Undefeated in singles, recording a 14-0 overall and 6-0 Big South singles at No. 1 ... Teamed with Zack Watson to go 9-1 overall and 5-0 in the Big South at No. 1 doubles ... 12-2 overall in doubles play in the spring ... Preseason ranking of 26 in singles and 52 in doubles with Zack Watson ... Won the top flight at UNC Fall Invitational (4-0) ... Reached the finals of the Virginia Fall Invitational and the semifinals of the ITA Mideast Regional ... Went 4-3 against nationally ranked players.
Earned final rankings of 48th in the NCAA and sixth in the Mideast Region ... Big South Player of the Year .. First Team All-Conference ... Second Team All-State ... 20-2 this spring, 32-10 overall ... 7-0 during Big South regular season ... Only one of two undefeated players in Conference matches… Led Conference in victories … 3-2 against nationally ranked players this spring, defeating Georgia Tech’s, North Carolina’s and Denver’s No. 1 players … 19-of-20 victories were in straight sets … Dropped just five sets all spring ... 12-2, 3-0 BSC partnering with Zack Watson at No. 1 doubles, 15-5 overall this spring ... Finished year with 17-9 doubles record, 14-3 with Zack Watson ... Reached quarterfinals of ITA Mideast Regional and the Baylor HEB Intercollegiate …Runner-up at Virginia Fall Invitational.
Big South Player of the Year and Mideast Region Rookie of the Year ... finished season ranked 31st in NCAA and eighth in the Mideast ... Big South All-Conference in singles and doubles ... Reached second round of NCAA singles tournament ... VaSID All-State first team ... 8-5 against nationally ranked players ... 37-9 overall, 23-4 and 5-1 in the Big South this spring playing No. 1 singles ... 19-11 overall in doubles ... 10-9, 4-2 in the Big South playing No. 1 doubles ... Preseason ranked #113 in singles and is ranked No. 2 in the Mideast Region ... Co-champion of the ITA Mideast indoor regional ... During his run through the Regional, he beat four nationally ranked players, ranging from #2 to #82 ... Also reached the finals of the UNC Groot Memorial Invitational and the Hampton Roads Invitational and the doubles finals of the Penn Classic ... Recorded a 14-5 singles and 9-2 doubles record in the fall.
Was ranked as high as #25 in the ITF junior world rankings ... Has played in all four of the grand slam junior tournaments, and has a win over the world #2 junior at the 2005 French Open ... Open men’s champion of Hong Kong and has an undefeated Davis Cup record.
Full name is Martin Christopher Sayer ... Son of Paul and Jenny Sayer ... Has three younger siblings Matthew, Nicholas and Natalie.