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  Niklas Persson
School: University of Denver
Year: Senior
Home Town: Stockholm
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Height: 6-2
Weight: 155 lbs.
Birth Date: Saturday, October 13, 1984
Dominant Hand: Right
Major: Business
Singles Record: 58-65
Doubles Record: 95-37
2006-07: Posted a team-leading 27-8 doubles mark with partner Adam Holmstrom • placed second on the team with 16 singles wins at No. 3 and No. 4 • earned All-Sun Belt Conference doubles honors for the second consecutive season with Holmstrom after a 16-4 spring dual mark • the duo ranked as high as No. 46 before finishing No. 48 • posted a six-match singles winning streak from Jan. 27-Feb. 23. 2005-06: Finished second on the team in singles wins with 15 • appeared at No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 singles, posting his best record in the No. 2 position (5-6) • ranked as high as 92nd nationally during the season • posted a five-match winning streak from Feb. 3 to Feb. 21 • named to the All-Sun Belt doubles team with teammate Adam Holmstrom. 2004-05: Appeared at No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 singles position for DU, tallying an overall record 14-16 • Defeated Nebraska's Adrian Szatmary 5-7, 6-3, 6-3 in the Pioneers 4-3 win over NU Feb. 5 • Teamed up with Adam Holmstorm at No. 1 doubles, posting a record of 11-6 • Doubles team defeated Edson Abrao and Eduardo Autran of Arkansas-Little Rock 8-5 to advance to the semifinals of the Sun Belt tournament for the first time in school history • Longest singles winning streak: two matches. Before Denver: Earned first place in both singles and doubles play at the 2003 Kramfor Winter Tour Tournament • won the qualifying round at the 2002 Gothenburgs Future • played in the doubles finals at the 2003 Under-21 Swedish Championship. Personal: Son of Kent and Carina Persson • has one younger sister, Jenny (18) • graduated in 2004 from Bolandsskolan, Uppsala • chose the University of Denver for the "school's good reputation and because I knew another player on the team" • general business major • also enjoys playing golf, guitar and hanging out with friends • born October 13, 1984.