Men's Tennis

Vijay Paul - blank

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Medford, N.J.

High School:
Shawnee

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
10/27/1987

Vijay Paul

2009-10 (Senior): Graduated with degree in history and a minor in film studies ... Selected to Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Vanderbilt's male nominee for Brad Davis SEC Community Services Leaders of the Year award ... Co-captain with Adam Baker ... Finished year ranked No. 108 ... Clinched three matches ... Defeated three ranked opponents ... Ranked in singles off and on through the season ... Defeated SEC Co-Freshman of the Year Rhyne Williams of Tennessee, 6-4, 6-4 ... Went 17-17 overall in singles and 22-9 in doubles ... Posted 11-11 record in dual play, including 5-6 record in SEC play ... Played the Nos. 2 and 3 singles positions ... Finished 6-1 (4-1) SEC) in the No. 3 position ... Went 10-2 in doubles with Bryant Salcedo ... Went 8-4 in doubles with Alex DiValerio, including 6-2 in the No. 3 slot in SEC play.

2008-09 (Junior): Selected to the SEC Men's Tennis Community Service Team ... Selected to Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Finished 11-19 overall and 8-14 in dual play ... Posted a 2-9 record in SEC play ... Played anywhere from the No. 1-3 singles slot ... Played in No. 1 slot for last six matches of season ... One of two players (Adam Baker) to play in every dual match ... Defeated two ranked opponents: No. 76 Mathieu Thibaudeau (Alabama) and No. 125 Kellen Damico (Texas) ... One of two players (Nick Cromydas) selected to play in the ITA Championships ... Clinched Vanderbilt's win against Memphis ... Finished 9-9 in doubles play, including a 7-5 mark in dual play ... Teamed with Nick Cromydas to finish 5-1 in the No. 2 doubles slot ... The tandem went 4-1 in the SEC.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Tied Alex Zotov for the team lead with 22 wins ... Finished 22-15 overall and 12-12 in dual play ... Posted a 10-3 mark in the fall ... Played in the Nos. 2 and 3 positions ... Opened dual play with a 6-0 record ... Clinched Vanderbilt's win over No. 38 Indiana in the first round of the NCAA Tournament with a 7-6(2), 4-6, 7-6(7) win over Philip Eilers in the No. 3 position ... Also clinched Vanderbilt's win over No. 26 N.C. State with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Nick Cavaday in the No. 2 position ... Defeated No. 55 Jason Jung of Michigan, 2-6, 6-0, 6-2 ... Finished 15-18 overall in doubles play, including a 12-12 record in dual play ... Teamed with Adam Baker to finish 10-8 in the No. 3 doubles position.

2006-07 (Freshman): Posted 13-8 record in dual competition ... Finished with overall record of 16-16 in singles play ... Went 8-3 in dual play in the SEC ... Primarily played in the No. 4 position ... Also played matches at the Nos. 2 and 3 positions ... Won seven straight matches from Feb. 19 through March 11 ... Won three of final four matches ... Had one victory over a ranked opponent ... Defeated 86th-ranked Kevin Dessauer of LSU, 6-2, 6-4 ... Notched 10-17 record in doubles play.

Prep/Juniors: Reached round of 16 at 18's Super National Clay's in 2005... Winner of National Open in Cincinnati in 2006... Gained first 2 ATP points in India Futures in 2006.

Personal: Vijay Cameron Paul... born Oct. 27, 1987... parents are Vijay and Judy.

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