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Nashville, Tenn.

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Commodore comeback falls short against No. 15 Florida

Vanderbilt will await the seeding of the NCAA regionals on April 29


Vandy gets first win over UGA since 2004 to advance to the SEC semis

The Commodores stun No. 9 UGA 4-2, will face Florida or LSU Saturday


Vanderbilt cruises past Auburn in SEC Tourney opener

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


Vanderbilt to open SEC Tournament against No. 9 seed Auburn

The Commodores will begin play at 3 p.m. CT


Dores fall to SC in regular season finale

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


Vanderbilt vs. Florida - SEC Tournament 4/19/14 (Green)


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.

• 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2013 ITA All-American
• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2011 First Team All-SEC
• 2010 First Team All-SEC
• 2010 SEC Co-Freshman of the Year
• 2010 SEC All-Freshman Team

2012-13 (RS Junior): Named 2013 ITA All-American ... First Team All-SEC for the third-consecutive season... SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second-straight season ... SEC Player of the Week (3/6) ... Completed the season with a 31-11 overal record, including 20-6 in dual play and 8-4 in conference play ... Finished the season ranked 10th by the ITA ... Went 8-6 against ITA ranked opponents ... Played all but three singles matches out of the No. 1 position ... Defeated No. 28 Mac Styslinger in the opening round of the NCAA Singles Championship ... Won in straight sets over ETSU and Illinois helping VU advance to the Sweet 16 ... Started the dual season winning 18 of 21 matches, including 12-straight from 1/26 against No. 34 Minnesota through 3/15 against No. 13 Mississippi State ... Made it to the semi-finals of the USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships ... Won the USTA/ITA Regional Championships over Mikelis Libietis of Tennessee, 6-3, 6-4.

2011-12 (Junior): Played in one fall match before redshirting due to injury.

2010-11 (Sophomore): Led the team with 24 victories this year ... Went 24-12 overall with a 15-7 mark at the No. 1 singles position ... Ended the year ranked 34th in the nation ... Named to the All-SEC First Team for the second consecutive year ... Selected to the NCAA Singles Championship but did not play due to injury ... Clinched Vanderbilt's win over No. 44 Indiana with a straight-set win at No. 1 singles ... Won five of his first six matches in the dual season ... Topped Wil Spencer, ranked 15th in the nation ... Defeated third-ranked Rhyne Williams of Tennessee ... Qualified for the ITA National Indoor Tournament ... Advanced to the semifinals of the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional, before falling to eventual national champion JP Smith of Tennessee ... Went 3-1 at the Southern Collegiates, falling in the semifinal round.

2009-10 (Freshman): ITA Ohio Valley Freshman of the Year ... SEC Co-Freshman of the Year ... First Team All-SEC ... All-SEC Freshman team ... First player in school history to earn Ohio Valley Freshman of the Year honors or SEC Freshman of the Year honors ... First Vanderbilt freshman to earn First Team All-SEC accolades ... Played No. 1 singles entire dual season ... Only freshman in SEC to play No. 1 singles during league play ... Closed season ranked No. 28 in singles ... Finished 23-14 overall ... Went 12-10 in dual play, including 6-5 in SEC play ... Three-time SEC Freshman of the Week (2/10, 3/24, 4/14) ... Defeated 11 ranked opponents, including two first team All-SEC selections (Javier Garrapiz (Georgia) and Saketh Myneni (Alabama) ... Selected to NCAA Singles Championships ... Advanced to second round of NCAA Singles Championships, defeating No. 25 Thibaut Charron of VCU before losing to No. 8 Chase Buchanan of Ohio State ... Finished runner-up at Ohio Valley ITA Regionals ... Clinched Vanderbilt's win against Northwestern ... Finished 17-9 in doubles play, including 14-8 in dual play ... Went 10-4, including 7-4 in SEC play with Bryant Salcedo in No. 2 doubles slot ... Teamed with Salcedo to defeat No. 34 duo of Bernstein and Garrapiz from Georgia, 8-4 ... Finished 4-3 in dual play with Charlie Jones.

Prep/Juniors: Finished runner-up to Chase Buchanan at the 2009 USTA Boys' 18 National Championships, the most prestigious junior tournament for U.S. citizens ... Runner-up finish earned him a spot in the 2009 U.S. Open qualifying draw ... Lost to Illya Marchenko, 6-4, 7-6, in first round of qualifying draw ... Ranked No. 3 in the class of 2009 by ... Consistently ranked in top 20 of USTA Boys' 18 singles rankings ... Recipient of the Bill Talbert Junior Sportsmanship Award from the United States Tennis Association ... Ranked No. 34 in final ITF Junior World Rankings in 2008 ... Coached by former Vanderbilt Head Coach Billy Tym since age six ... Also recruited by Georgia, Georgia Tech and Virginia among others.

Personal: Son of Lisa and Howard Lipman ... Mother, the former Lisa Tamborello, played women's tennis at Vanderbilt ... Younger brother Maxx is a nationally-ranked junior player.

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