||Texas A&M University
||Laurel Springs School
||Saturday, June 16, 1990
“Austin had an outstanding freshman season for the Aggies both in singles and doubles. This talented lefty has shown through hard work and a professional attitude, that the sky’s the limit. As an All-American as a freshman and a national juniors champion, we look for Austin to do great things again this year.” – Texas A&M Head Coach Steve Denton
Joined the Aggies in January 2008...Honored as co-Big 12 Conference Freshman of the Year and co-Big 12 Newcomer of the Year at the age of 17…Named All-Big 12 in singles and doubles...Posted a team-leading 16-7 singles record in dual matches playing mainly at No. 3...Clinched the Boise State match for A&M...Went 4-2 against Big 12 competition...Posted the second-highest doubles record on the team with a 18-8 overall mark (.692)...Combined with teammate Conor Pollock to record an impressive 10-1 mark at No. 1 doubles...Earned All-America honors after he and Pollock reached the NCAA Doubles Championship semifinals for the first time in school history…The duo finished the season ranked No. 9 nationally...They became the first A&M doubles team to earn a berth in the 32-team NCAA doubles field since 2005...Their biggest match victories of the season included upsets of top-ranked Somdev Devvarman and Treat Huey of Virginia, 6-3, 6-4, in the NCAA Round of 16 on May 23 and sixth-ranked Ed Corrie and Kellen Damico of Texas, 8-4, on April 19...Became only the third freshman in school history to be named all-conference in singles next to former All-Americans Jerry Makowski and Shuon Madden...Made his collegiate debut against Clemson in the spring season opener on Jan. 25.
HIGH SCHOOL and JUNIOR CAREER
Rated the seventh-highest rated player in the class of 2008 by the Tennis Recruiting Network…Played all four junior grand slams at the age of 16…Reached the finals of the U.S. Open doubles in 2006…Reached the semifinals of the Australian Open doubles in 2006…Member of the 2006 USTA Junior Davis Cup Team…Competed as an amateur and reached the semifinals of the USTA Futures Pro Tournament in Mansfield, Texas…Also made the quarterfinals in a Futures event in Mazatlan, Mexico…Was ranked in the top 5 nationally in every age division in the U.S. junior rankings…Held the No. 1 doubles ranking for an entire year…Ranked No. 1 in the state of Florida…Ranked as high as No. 32 in the world junior rankings…Also competed in singles and doubles at Wimbledon…A 2007 graduate of the Laurel Springs School.
Austin Robert Krajicek…Son of Rob and Sherry Krajicek…Born June 16, 1990 in Tampa, Fla…Only child…Father played college basketball at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, and mother was a professional water skier…Is a distant relative of former Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek…Looking to major in sport management or communications at Texas A&M…Trained at the prestigious IMG/Bollettieri Tennis Academy…Enjoys playing golf, basketball and reading…Would like to play professional tennis in the future…Was the youngest player and lone collegian to compete in the 2008 U.S. Open men’s singles main draw…Captured the USTA Boys 18’s National Championships title in Kalamazoo, Mich., to earn a wild-card entry into the 2008 U.S. Open...Selected by Patrick McEnroe to serve as a practice player for the 2008 U.S. Davis Cup Team in Madrid, Spain.