UCLA Men's Tennis BIO
Joseph Di Giulio
Player Profile:
Joseph Di Giulio 1757059
Height: 5'11"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: K12 Online

Ended the season with a 26-12 overall singles record and a 24-12 doubles mark ... Playing primarily at No. 6 singles, Di Giulio was 14-6 ... Teamed with Karue Sell in doubles for a 12-9 dual match record and an 11-3 tournament record ... Captured the doubles title with Sell at the 2016 Sherwood Collegiate Cup ... Di Giulio/Sell advanced to the 2015 USTA/ITA Southwest Regional Championships doubles semifinals, where they fell to Pedro Iamachkine/Lautaro Pane (Pepperdine), 7-6 (5), 6-0. 

Posted a 13-14 overall singles record and a 25-12 doubles mark … Played primarily at the No. 2 position in doubles, posting a 12-6 record in that spot with partner Karue Sell ... Ranked as high as No. 50 in the ITA Doubles Rankings during the fall campaign ... Di Giulio and Sell took down the No. 49 pair (Fawcett/Romanowicz - Stanford) and the No. 50 pair (de Vroome/Johnson - USC) in the spring ... Ranked as high as No. 84 (w/Sell) in the ITA Doubles Rankings in April ... Took down No. 124 Eric Johnson of USC in straight sets in October ... Took home the singles title in Laguna Niguel, Southern California's first stop on the ITA Summer Circuit.    

Posted an 18-9 overall singles record during his freshman season … Played primarily at the No. 6 position where he went 6-3 … Also had a win at court No. 3 and was 2-0 at court No. 5 … Singles finalist at the Aztec Invitational during the fall … Significant contributor in the doubles lineup … Played primarily with Clay Thompson at court No. 2 … The duo finished the year with a 14-11 record … Played one match (w/Thompson) at the No. 1 position, downing UC Irvine's Ryan Cheung and Jonathan Hammel, 6-2 … Doubles finalist (w/Ryoto Tachi) at the Southern California Intercollegiates … Finished the season with a 19-16 overall doubles record, playing with four different partners.

High School/Juniors
Blue Chip recruit (No. 7 overall) in the class of 2013 according to TennisRecruiting.net ... Ranked as high as No. 1 in the nation in the 14s and 16s age divisions ... 2012 Southern California Sectional Doubles Champion in the Boys 18s (w/Robbie Bellamy) ... 2012 USTA Regional Champion (18s) in Las Vegas, Nev. ... 2012 J.P. Yamasaki Open Boys' 18s Singles Champion (2012) ... Former member of the U.S. Junior Davis Cup Team ... Easter Bowl Singles Champion in the 16s ... Finalist in the 16s doubles (w/Gregory Garcia) at the USTA Boys' 18s and 16s National Championships (2011) ... Semifinalist at the Eddie Herr International Junior Championships (14s) ... Semifinalist at the USTA National Clay Courts (14s) ... Orange Bowl Champion in the Boys' 12s division ... Picked up his first ATP point with a first-round victory over Mexico's Alan Nunez Aguilera at the Claremont Futures ... Semifinalist in doubles (w/Deighton Baughman) at the 2013 Costa Mesa Pro Classic.

Full name is Joseph Paul Di Giulio ... Born on June 16, 1995 in Orange, Calif. ... Parents are Paul and April ... Father played college tennis ... Enjoys traveling the world playing tennis ... Admires Roger Federer ... Lists representing the United States in the 14 and under Davis Cup in the Czech Republic as his greatest athletic thrill ... Featured in the junior tennis movie "50,000 Balls" as a 12-year old ... major is political science.

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