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Gonzales Austin


Vanderbilt cruises past Auburn in SEC Tourney opener

The Commodores will take on top seed Georgia, Friday at 3 p.m.


Dores fall to SC in regular season finale

Vanderbilt will host the 2014 SEC Men's Tennis Tournament, April 16-20


Vanderbilt stuns No. 15 Florida

Friday's win was the first over the Gators since 2004


Upset bid comes up short as Dores fall to No. 14 UK

Vanderbilt closes the regular season next weekend against Florida and South Carolina


Dores hold off Auburn in tight road win

Ryan Lipman clinched the match with a 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (5) win at No. 2


Vanderbilt vs. South Carolina (Howell)

Vanderbilt Senior Day vs. South Carolina on April 13, 2014. Photos by Joe Howell.


#18 Vanderbilt vs. #8 Texas A&M

#8 Texas A&M defeated #18 Vanderbilt 4-0 on March 9, 2014


Vanderbilt vs. Texas (Howell)

No. 15 Vanderbilt men's tennis vs. No. 20 Texas during the ITA Kick-off


Vanderbilt Men's Tennis Opening Day

Vanderbilt men's tennis doubleheader against Marquette and Belmont.


Russell Gallery

John Russell's photo gallery from the SEC Fall Classic.

• 2013 First Team All-SEC
• 2012 Second Team All-SEC
• 2012 SEC All-Freshman Team

2012-13 (Sophomore):First Team All-SEC ... Finished with an overall record of 25-13, including 16-10 during the dual season ... Playing primarily out of the No. 2 singles position ... Ended the season ranked 48th by the ITA ... Was ranked as high as 20th (last on 2/10) ... Selected for the NCAA Singles Championships ... Helped VU advance to the Sweet 16 with wins at No. 2 singles over ETSU and Illinois ... Knocked off 24th-ranked Tom Jomby of No. 8 Kentucky, 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 ... Put together two streaks of four-straight match wins ... Defeated 19th-ranked Nathan Pasha of No. 6 Georgia ... Ended the fall season with a record of 9-3 ... Got to the semi-finals of both the Southern Collegiates and ITA Regionals.

2011-12 (Freshman): Clinched wins for his team over #33 South Carolina, UAB, and MTSU ... Had a 7 match winning streak from 2/10 (against Brown) through #17 LSU on 3/4 ... Finished his fall tournament slate with a 7-4 overall record.

Personal:Gonzalez Austin Jr ... goes by AJ ... father, Gonzales, is a tennis coach while mother Susan is a teacher ... has a sister, Nakita ... favorite tennis player is Rafael Nadal ... admires teammate Alex DiValerio ... favorite part about competing for Vanderbilt is the team camaraderie ... said no one would believe he watches America's Next Top Model ... major is undecided.

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