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Vasko Mladenov
Vasko Mladenov

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sofia, Bulgaria

High School:
Vasil Levski

Last College:
Texas

Height:
6-0

Spring 2012: Named to the All-BIG EAST Conference Team in his first season in the Red and White ... named BIG EAST Player of the Week for the week of April 3 ... finished with a 15-7 record in singles play, including a 13-6 mark at the No. 1 slot ... began the spring season ranked No. 29 in the ITA men's singles rankings ... went 4-2 against nationally ranked opponents, the best record on the squad ... clinched a singles point in the BIG EAST Tournament against Marquette (April 20), 7-6 (7-0), 6-1 ... took a three set victory over No. 20 Harvard (April 1) ... won 15 doubles matches which tied for first on the team ... defeated BIG EAST opponents no. 74 USF (March 24), 8-4, and no. 40 Louisville (April 21), 9-7.

Fall 2011: Named the October BIG EAST Male Tennis Player of the Month ... became the first St. John's tennis player to qualify for the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship ... compiled a team-best 15-5 record in singles play and an 8-2 mark in doubles action ... picked up wins over nationally ranked opponents from Texas A&M and Texas Tech at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship (Nov. 3-6) to reach the consolation bracket semifinals ... earned an automatic bid to the event with six-straight victories to claim the ITA Northeast Regional Championship (Oct. 14-18) ... paired with classmate Mike Lampa to win the top doubles flight championship at the Fall Columbia Classic (Oct. 7-9) ... reached the championship match of the second doubles flight at the USTA Men's College Invitational (Sept. 23-25) ... claimed the singles tournament title at the Princeton/Farnsworth Invitational (Sept. 16-18) with four-straight set victories in a row in his first tournament with the Red Storm.

At Texas: Competed in both the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons at Texas ... named the 2010 ITA Texas Region Rookie of the Year ... won the No. 6 singles Big 12 Championship in 2010 ... compiled a 48-19 overall singles record with the Longhorns, including a 31-8 mark in dual matches ... added a 35-14 overall doubles record with a 22-8 mark in dual matches ... helped lead Texas to both the 2010 and 2011 NCAA Championships ... team reached the NCAA Round of 16 his freshman season and Round of 32 in his sophomore campaign ... notched a 6-1, 6-3 win against Minnesota in the 2010 NCAA Championship Round of 32.

Personal: Ranked as high as No. 420 in the ATP men's doubles rankings and No. 833 in the ATP men's singles rankings ... five-time doubles champion at the ATP Futures events in Bulgaria and Brazil ... claimed singles titles at ITF Junior events in Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine ... helped his native Bulgaria to a second place finish at the 2007 European Junior Team Championships ... son of Vasil and Helen Mladenov ... born in Sofia, Bulgaria ... majoring in sociology.

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