CofC Men's Tennis BIO
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 Juan Estevarena

Sophomore (2015-2016): Earned All-CAA First team honors for his work in singles play for the College. He put together a record of 19-5 in singles play, and a record of 18-5 in the No. 1 spot.  Estevarena also earned an All-CAA First team nod in double play, with his partner Rodrigo Encinas. As a pair, they won 16 of their 24 matches together, and were ranked as high at No.66 as a tandem. He played a crucial role in the College’s CAA Championship, securing the final point in the finals against No. 67 UNCW’s Santtu Leskinen, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, to secure the victory. Estevarena was named as the CAA tournament’s Most Outstanding Player for his efforts. Estevarena picked up three CAA Men's Tennis Player of the Week Awards during the 2016 season as well, the most of any player in the CAA. 

Freshman (2014-2015): Mississippi State

Earned his first-career ranked win in a 6-4, 0-6, 6-2 victory against N.C. State's No. 39 Nick Horton, helping MSU to advance to the championship match of the ITA Kickoff Weekend. After playing at the No. 3 spot for the early portion of the spring, moved into the No. 2 spot, earning his first victory at the position against New Orleans' Rui Silva 6-0, 6-1. Defeated Alabama's Becker O'Shaghnessey at the 2015 Blue Gray National Tennis Classic to earn his 10th-career victory. Picked up his first-career SEC singles victory with a 6-1, 6-2 defeat of Arkansas' Jovan Parlic. Clinched MSU's comeback victory against No. 52 Tennessee on March 27, breaking Hunter Reese to avoid a second-set tiebreaker and win 7-6(4), 7-5. Won his 10th dual match of his career with a 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 win against Vanderbilt's Rhys Johnson on April 10. Partnered with Robin Haden, clinched the doubles point against No. 39 Auburn with a 6-3 win at the No. 2 spot versus Lukas Ollert and Joseph Van Dooren. The duo picked up four-straight wins in matches against No. 39 Auburn (March 15), No. 7 Texas A&M (March 20), No. 13 Ole Miss (March 25) and Kentucky (March 27), clinching the doubles point in two of those contests

Pre-Mississippi State

Attended SEADEA Academy

Rose as high as fourth in Argentina and fifth in South America in the junior rankings

Reached the semifinals in numerous doubles tournaments, including the 2013 Turkey F16 Futures, where he teamed with former Bulldog standout Georgia Coupland

Career-high ATP rankings of No. 1,336 in singles and No. 1,210 in doubles

Has picked up wins against Mauricio Perez Mota (ATP No. 607), Ryusei Makiguchi (No. 681) and Benjamin Ugarte (No. 786)

For his career, he has earned six singles wins and 15 doubles victories in ATP and ITF Pro Cicuit main draw matches

Personal

Native of Bueno Aires, Argentina

Majoring in marketing

Height: 6'4"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina
High School: SEADEA School
Graduating Year: 2014
Experience: Transfer
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