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Vladimir Obradovic
  • Sr.
  • 6-5, 165
  • Right-Handed
  • Belgrade, Serbia/Business School of Belgrade

AS A SENIOR IN 2005-06 Granted an extension of eligibility by the NCAA to play in the Spring of 2006…Ended the year ranked No. 32 in singles and No 39 in doubles (with Janne Holmia) by the ITA…Earned All-SEC second team honors for the third time in his career…Went 20-10 in singles play and 15-6 in duals also went 15-11 on the doubles courts and 13-9 in dual matches…Owned an 8-3 record in SEC singles and doubles play…Appeared on courts two through four in singles before sliding up to the top court on March 24 until the conclusion of the season, where he went 9-2 with four of the wins coming against ranked foes…Played on the top singles court as well the majority of the year and teamed with Holmia for a pair of wins against top 10 tandems (Pepperdine's Andre Begemann and Scott Doerner and Georgia's Colin Purcell and Strahinja Bobusic)…Made first appearance in the NCA singles draw where he lost in the opening round to eventual national champion Benjamin Kohlloeffel of UCLA…Clinched Florida' NCAA Round of 32 match by defeating Oklahoma State's then No. 13 Daniel Byrnes (6-3, 7-5)…Finished his career having never lost to an opponent from the state of Florida (10-0 with nine wins coming in straight sets) or in an NCAA team dual match (7-0)…Defeated nine opponents that were ranked in singles to lead all Gators…Southwest Region John Van Nostrand Nominee…Named SEC Co-Player of the Week (Feb. 7)…Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

FALL OF 2005 Tabbed No. 40 in the preseason ITA singles poll…Completed the fall with a 5-3 singles mark and a 2-2 doubles record…Earned his way into the Round of 16 with a pair of wins at the ITA Southeast Indoor Regional before dropping a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 decision to Middle Tennessee State's 57th-rnaked Andreas Siliestrom…Winner of all three matches at the Gator Invitational, including a 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 victory against Mississippi State's 84th-ranked Phillip Frayssinoux…Teamed with Chris Brandi to get to the Round of 32 in the doubles draw at the ITA Southeast Regional.

AS A SENIOR IN 2004-05 Named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team at the No. 3 position as he went 4-0 in the event…Was a Second-Team All-SEC selection…Finished the season at No. 80 in the final ITA singles poll…Owned a 25-13 record in singles play and went 18-8 in dual matches…Defeated four ranked opponents in singles dual matches, which was the third highest total on the squad…Picked up a 7-5, 6-2 win over 2004 NCAA singles champion Benjamin Becker on March 2 in Gainesville (7-5, 6-2). Went 10-14 on the doubles courts and 6-10 in dual matches where he teamed with Chris Brandi on court two…He and Brandi knocked off 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 victory was the only one for a UF doubles team over a top-10 ranked opponent during 2005…Was an SEC Academic Honor Roll member.

Fall of 2004 Opened the year ranked No. 44 in the preseason edition of the ITA poll…Went 6-3 in singles action and went 3-4 in doubles play…Advanced to the singles quarterfinals of the ITA Southeast Regional before dropping a 6-3, 6-4 decision to fourth-ranked Jesse Witten of Kentucky.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2003-04 An All-SEC Second Team honoree…Completed the year ranked No. 84 in the final ITA national singles poll…Led the team with a 25-10 singles record and went 18-11 in doubles matches…Played at the No. 3 spot in the singles order where he went 10-5…One of three UF players to lead the team in SEC dual match singles victories with a 7-4 mark…Posted a 13-11 record in dual match doubles play…Opened his Gator career by going 12-1 in singles dual matches...Defeated six ranked opponents on the singles courts.

FALL OF 2003 Ranked in a tie for 99th in the preseason ITA singles poll and was ranked No.50 along with newcomer Martin Stiegwardt in doubles ... Posted a team-high in singles wins with a 10-5 singles record and owned a 6-3 record in doubles action as he paired with Trey Johnson in every match ... Had a 2-4 record against ranked opponents in singles play ... Opened the fall with nine straight wins against singles opponents, seven of which came in straight sets ... Won six straight matches at the ITA All-American in Chattanooga, Tenn., to advance past pre-qualifying and into the qualifying round of 32 ... Defeated South Florida 's 27th-ranked Uli Kiendl at the Gator Inviational (6-3,6-2)and TCU 's 63rd-ranked Fabrizio Sestini in the qualifying round of 64 at the ITA All-American (6-1, 6-0).

PREP Graduated from XI Belgrade Gimnazium prior to attending Business School of Belgrade before coming to Florida ... Was ranked No.1 as the junior champion of Yugoslavia in the under-18 age group ... Ranked inside the top five throughout his career in all age groups ... Played for the Serbia national team in the Davis Cup (2002)and is still a member of the squad ... Coached by Sueta Simic at XI Belgrade Gimnazium and Alex Bolic at the Business School of Belgrade ... Also competed in soccer and basketball.


CAREER RECORD
YEAR OVERALL
SINGLES
OPEN
SINGLES
DUAL
SINGLES
SEC
SINGLES
NCAA
SINGLES
2003-04 25-10 10-5 15-5 7-4 0-0
2004-05 25-13 7-5 18-8 6-5 5-0
2005-06 20-10 5-4 15-6 8-3 2-1
Totals 70-33 22-14 48-19 21-12 7-1
YEAR OVERALL
DOUBLES
OPEN
DOUBLES
DUAL
DOUBLES
SEC
DOUBLES
NCAA
DOUBLES
2003-04 19-14 6-3 13-11 4-7 0-0
2004-05 10-14 4-4 6-10 4-6 0-0
2005-06 15-11 2-2 13-9 7-4 2-0
Totals 44-39 12-9 32-30 15-17 2-0
Obradovic's NCAA Career Record
Year Overall
Singles
Dual
Singles
Individual
Singles
Overall
Doubles
Dual
Doubles
Individual
Doubles
2006 7-1 7-0 0-1 2-0 2-0 0-0
All-time Dual Match
Singles By Position #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Overall
Record
V. Obradovic (2004) 0-0 5-0 10-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 15-5
V. Obradovic (2005) 0-0 9-5 9-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 18-8
V. Obradovic (2006) 9-2 2-0 4-3 0-1 0-0 0-0 15-6
Total 9-2 16-5 23-11 0-1 0-0 0-0 48-19
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