PRIOR TO TENNESSEE: Ended 2001 with an ITF ranking of 115 ... Ranked No. 2 in boys 18s in Eastern Section and ranked No. 52 nationally in boys 18s in 2001 .. Along with partner Stefan Tell, reached the round of 16 in doubles in boys 18s at the 2000 USTA National Clay Court Championships in Kalamazoo, Mich. ... That tandem was also ranked No. 4 nationally in boys 18s in 2000 ... Attended Brunswick (97-98) and Iona Prep (98-01) high schools in New York.
PERSONAL: Parents: John and Marina... Full name: Vincent William Perna ... Born August 17, 1983 in New York, N.Y.