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Chris Brandi
  • R-Sr.
  • 5-9, 155
  • Right-Handed
  • Boca Raton, Fla./TCU

AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR IN 2005-06 Finished the season ranked No. 83 in the final ITA national singles rankings…Led the team in total singles wins (25-9) and dual match singles victories (19-4)…Played the majority of the dual season on the No. 5 singles court, where he owned a 17-2 record. Also, appeared on courts four (0-2) and six (2-0)…Went 14-11 on the doubles courts and 12-7 in dual match play where he appeared with Greg Ouellette for most of the season…Opened the dual match season by winning his first eight appearances on the singles courts and won seven of his last eight matches to close out the year the season…Had a nine-match win streak, which was the longest by any member of the team in 2006 (SEC Indoors consolation and first eight dual matches)…Clinched UF's first-round match in the NCAA draw and came away with a victory in the second round as well.

FALL OF 2005 Came in one spot behind teammate Janne Holmia as he was ranked No. 56 in the preseason ITA singles poll…Went 5-4 in singles competition and 1-3 on the doubles courts…Three of his singles victories came at the ITA Southeast Indoor Regional where he made it into the quarterfinals before he was defeated by No. 110 Eric Claesson of Ole Miss, 7-5, 6-4…Lone doubles victory came with Vladimir Obradovic at the event where the two teamed to defeat Bryan Bankester and Matt Brewer of Memphis in the opening round, 8-4.

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2004-05 An All-SEC Second-Team honoree…Finished the season ranked No. 99 in the final ITA singles poll…Finished 24-9 in singles and went 17-4 in dual match play…Appeared on the No. 3, 4, and 5 spots in the singles order...Went 13-3 on court five where he played most of the season...Went 12-17 in doubles play and 11-16 in dual matches as he appeared on the top court twice throughout the season, but spent the majority of the year on court two…Teamed with Vladimir Obradovic to defeat UCLA's then-sixth-ranked Kris Kwinta and Alberto Frances in doubles, 8-3, in the fifth-place match between the Gators and Bruins at the ITA National Team Indoors in Chicago, Ill., the win was the highest ranked team any UF duo defeated during the season…Was named the SEC Player of the Week on Feb. 7…An SEC Academic Honor Roll honoree…Opened the conference slate with seven straight dual match victories, which was his longest win streak of the season, and finished with a 9-2 singles record against league opponents, which was the third best mark on the squad.

Fall of 2004 Entered the season ranked fourth nationally along with Hamid Mirzadeh in the preseason ITA doubles poll…Went 6-4 in single play and 1-1 in doubles action…Advanced to the Round of 32 in singles play at the ITA All-American.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2003-04 Became the 14th student-athlete at Florida to earn All-America recognition as he teamed with Hamid Mirzadeh at the No. 1 spot in the doubles lineup and reached to quarterfinal round at the NCAA Championship draw in May…. Finished the season ranked 21st in the ITA Doubles Poll as the two posted a 15-9 mark …Tied for the team lead with 16 dual match singles wins and led the team in doubles wins (16)…Owned a 13-6 record at the No. 4 spot in the singles lineup…Went 6-4 in SEC play in singles and 6-3 in the conference in doubles…Clinched UF's quarterfinal match at the SEC Tournament with a win over South Carolina's Geraldo Knorr, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (7) to advance UF into the finals for the second straight year and eighth time in school history…Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

FALL OF 2003 Posted an 8-4 singles record and went 6-4 in doubles play ... Went 1-1 against ranked opponents in singles action with a win over 99th-ranked Josh Cohen of Miami in the Gator Invitational ... Spent the majority of the fall paired with Martin Stiegwardt as the duo went 4-2 ... Also, picked up a pair of wins with Jordan Dolberg that advanced the two to the Division II Quarterfinals at the Southern Intercollegiate Tournament in Athens, Ga.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2002-03 Redshirted.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2001-02 Attended Texas Christian University before transferring to Florida ... While at TCU he had a 6-6 singles record in tournaments and went 4-7 in doubles play ... Named to the Dean 's List.

PREP Graduated from Buchholz High School in Gainesville, Fla., in 2001 ... Was ranked in the Top 10 in the U.S.Junior National 16-and under rankings ... While competing in 18-and-under juniors, he was ranked inside the top 20 ... A member of the National Spanish Honor Society


CAREER RECORD
YEAR OVERALL
SINGLES
OPEN
SINGLES
DUAL
SINGLES
SEC
SINGLES
NCAA
SINGLES
2001-02* 6-6 6-6 0-0 0-0 0-0
2003-04 25-15 9-6 16-9 6-4 2-0
2004-05 24-9 7-5 17-4 9-2 0-0
2005-06 25-9 6-5 19-4 7-4 2-0
Totals 80-39 28-22 52-17 22-10 4-0
YEAR OVERALL
DOUBLES
OPEN
DOUBLES
DUAL
DOUBLES
SEC
DOUBLES
NCAA
DOUBLES
2001-02* 4-7 3-3 1-4 0-0 0-0
2003-04 24-15 8-6 16-9 6-3 4-1
2004-05 12-17 1-1 11-16 4-6 2-2
2005-06 14-11 2-4 12-7 7-4 1-2
Totals 54-50 14-14 40-36 17-13 7-5
* - While at TCU
Brandi's NCAA Career Record
Year Overall
Singles
Dual
Singles
Individual
Singles
Overall
Doubles
Dual
Doubles
Individual
Doubles
2003-04 2-0 2-0 0-0 4-1 2-0 2-1
2004-05 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 2-2 0-0
2005-06 2-0 2-0 0-0 1-2 1-2 0-0
Totals 4-0 4-0 0-0 7-5 5-4 2-1
All-time Dual Match
Singles By Position #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Overall
Record
C. Brandi (2004) 0-0 1-0 0-1 13-6 1-2 1-0 16-9
C. Brandi (2005) 0-0 0-0 3-0 1-1 13-3 0-0 17-4
C, Brandi (2006) 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 17-2 2-0 19-4
Total 0-0 1-0 3-1 14-9 31-7 3-0 52-17
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