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Brian Baker

Brian Baker (32)

Playing background:

Juniors:

Won numerous USTA National titles

-Ranked #1 USTA Boy’s 18’s (age 16)

-2002 Boys 18’s Orange Bowl World Champion

-2003 Junior French Open Finalist

-2003 ITF World ranking (Juniors) #2

Professional:

Despite an injury plagued professional career, Brian’s story is quite remarkable. He has won matches in all 4 grand slams culminated by his 4th round effort at the 2012 Championships at Wimbledon.

He had a career singles high of #52 and is currently ranked #103 in Doubles. 

He is married to Alathea Thompson Baker and resides in Nashville.

Rafael Matos

Rafael Matos (28)

Juniors:

Top 10 in the country of Brazil

College:

Was a 4 year standout player at Belmont University. Graduated in 2012

Will be pursuing an MBA (Masters in Business Administration) at the prestigious Columbia University this coming fall.