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  Benedikt Fischer
School: University of Memphis
Year: Senior
Home Town: Dusseldorf, Germany
Home State: N/A
Home Country: United States(USA)
High School: Tyler JC
Birth Date:
Dominant Hand: Right
Singles Record: 39-51
Doubles Record: 47-33
Spring 2007: Capped the spring season with an 8-12 mark in dual singles play and a 5-11 mark in tournament play. Was 1-1 at No. 1 singles, 2-5 at No. 2 and 5-6 at No. 3 singles...Also teamed with Amrit Narasimhan for a 6-10 mark at No. 1 doubles, including a 3-0 mark against C-USA opponents, and with Spencer Heflin for a 1-0 mark...Teamed with Cody Loup when Narasimhan was hurt, and the duo went 2-2 at No. 1 doubles late in the spring season. Fall 2006 (Sophomore): Was 4-9 in singles during his first semester in a Tiger uniform...Opened the season with an 0-2 mark at the tough UVA Fall Classic, then went 1-1 at the Middle Tennessee before the consolation brackets were all rained out...Reeled off three straight singles victories at the ITA All-American Pre-Qualifier, defeating UC Santa Barbara's Bijan Hijazi, UT San Antonio's Robin Fernandes and Marquette's Trent Hagan before falling to Denver's Nejc Smole in the ITA All-American qualifying draw...Closed out his fall season with a win over Florida's Geoffrey Barton, 6-2, 6-2 at the ITA Southeast Regional...Was also 8-4 in doubles when teamed with Amrit Narasimhan...Won a doubles championship title at the Virginia Fall Classic to open the season....Named to the Dean's List, the Tiger 3.0 Club and the Tiger Academic 30. 2005-06 (Freshman): Played one year at Tyler Junior College in Texas, where he helped his team finish second at nationals in 2006...He was named an ITA All-American in both singles and doubles after capping his freshman season at the No. 8 in the country in singles and No. 5 in doubles when teamed with fellow Tiger teammate Amrit Narasimhan. Personal: Born Apr. 25, 1986 in Dusseldorf, Germany...Graduated in June of 2005 from Landrat-Lucas-Gymnasium...Son of Herbert & Gerlind Fischer...His dad is in insurance and his mom is an accountant...Also recruited by Manhattan College...Chose Memphis because of Coach Goebel and Coach Walker and because of the "great schedule. It's tough but balanced, including top Division I teams in the country. I liked the overall situation and possibilities Memphis offers and the direction of the program and its potential to grow."...Nickname is Benny.