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Joshua Wardell

Height
5' 11"
CLASS
Fr.
Hometown
Fort Myers, Fla.
Weight
174 lbs.
Experience
HS
School
Florida Virtual School

Prior to Florida

No. 35 nationally and a 5-star recruit from TennisRecruiting.net…Reached as high as No. 2 in the state of Florida in Boys 16s and No. 4 in Florida in Boys 18s…Overall record of 35-15 in junior tournaments for 2012-13 year…Brother, Richard, played tennis for William and Mary…Brother, Michael, plays for Auburn…Coached by Mario Fratangelo from 8th grade through junior year and currently coached by Martin Van Daalen…Runner-up singles finish at the Pensacola National Open in 2010…Second place in doubles at the National Open in Augusta, Ga., in 2010…Runner-up doubles finish at the Tampa National Open in 2011…Second place doubles finish in Florida State Closed in 2011…Finished fourth in singles at the Florida State Closed in 2011…His parents, Mark and Linda, are from New Zealand…Josh was born in England but grew up in the United States. Recently became a U.S. citizen…Has had to overcome several injuries (double stress fracture in back, elbow tendinitis, torn meniscus) over the past few years and was not completely healthy until October of this year.

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