Michael Ross - Men's Tennis - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Michael Ross Season 2022-23

Class Sophomore
Hometown Charleston, S.C.
High school South Carolina Connections Academy
Major Undeclared

Student-Athlete Features
VUCommodores.com — Serving Your Sibling
Vanderbilt Hustler — Kenny Chesney and Ice Cream for Breakfast: How Siblings Anna and Michael Ross Found Themselves Together at Vanderbilt

• Highest Doubles Ranking: No. 38 (w/Siim Troost) (Preseason — 9/6/22)

Career Records (through 2021-22 season)
Singles: 5-8
Doubles: 21-16
Total: 26-24

As a Freshman (2021-22)
• Entered the ITA Ohio Valley Regional doubles ranking for the first time in career at No. 6 (w/Siim Troost) on June 8
• 15-9 dual record in doubles play with 13-8 at the No. 1 doubles spot
• Clinched four doubles points in contests against Northwestern (March 9), Alabama (March 27), Mississippi State (April 15) and in a rematch with the Crimson Tide (April 20) at the SEC Tournament
• Posted three ranked doubles wins with defeats of No. 21 Jordan Chrysostom and Ryan Fishback (Virginia Tech, Feb. 13); No. 60 Tristan McCormick and Hamish Stewart (Georgia, March 4), and No. 44 Filip Planinsek and German Samofalov (Alabama, March 27)
• Clinched first match of his career vs. Alabama A&M (March 18)
• Paired with Jeremie Casabon on Court 3 for the first time, the duo clinched the doubles point after defeating Carles Hernandez and Nemanja Malesevic of Mississippi State, 6-4, on April 15
• Went 2-1 at the No. 6 spot in singles play during the spring season, completing the Dores’ sweep against The Citadel with 6-3 and 6-1 set wins on Feb. 13

The Ross File
• Top-ranked recruit in South Carolina, 14th nationally
• Attended South Carolina Connections Academy
• Ranked top-10 nationally in Boys 16s
• Claimed 2020 Southern singles championship
• Won 2019 National Level 2 title
• Took fourth place in both singles and doubles competition of Winter Nationals in 2019
• Sister, Anna, is a member of the Vanderbilt women’s tennis team