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    Jess Jones     
     
      Jess  Jones
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Warner Robins, Ga.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 171

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RECORD & HONORS
Career Singles Record: 11-11
Career Doubles Record: 3-2

2014-15 FRESHMAN
Singles Record: 11-11 (0-2 SEC)
Doubles Record: 3-2 (1-0 SEC)

SPRING SEASON

  • Started at the 4 and 6 positions in three of the four matches during the season-opening Tennessee Spring Invitational, going 2-1.
  • Had a career-best three-match winning streak (1/17/15-1/24/15), including a victory at No. 6 in the lineup against No. 16 Columbia during the ITA Kick-Off Weekend.
  • Strung together another three-match winning streak (2/14-2/23), which including a 4-6,6-4, 6-3 win over Pablo Moreno to clinch the Vols' 4-3 win at Troy.
  • Started eight matches in SEC play for the Vols but completed only two matches (0-2). He was potentially two points from victory over Ole Miss' Vinod Gowda, leading 6-1, 5-2 when the match was suspended on April 2.
  • Won his dual match debut in doubles on April 4 vs. Arkansas. He teamed up with Mikelis Libietis for a 6-1 victory on court 2.

FALL SEASON

  • Started his career with a ranked victory, beating No. 94 Alex Arovin of Tennessee Tech 6-1, 6-2 in the opening round of the Southern Intercollegiate Championships.
  • Went 2-2 in singles at the SEC Fall Classic and also made his doubles debut with Luis Valero, reaching the second round

PRIOR TO TENNESSEE
  • Ranked as high as No. 12 nationally and No. 1 in the state of Georgia by tennisrecruiting.net
  • Won the USTA Van Der Meer Southern Winter Championships in January 2014, beating three top-20 nationally ranked players in the process

PERSONAL
  • Born March 27, 1996
  • Recipient of the Markham Athletic Scholarship Endowment
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