Bruin sophomore still in contention in both singles and doubles.
Bruin tennis players move on at USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiates.
Four Bruins headed to New York for National Indoors.
Giron, Mkrtchian reach round of 16 at ITA Regionals.
Bruin men's and women's players turn in solid results on Friday.
Posted a 5-2 record in fall singles play ... Advanced to the quarterfinals in both singles and doubles (w/Dennis Mkrtchian) at the Southern California Intercollegiates at UCLA ... Owned a 3-2 overall doubles record.
Finished the season with a 9-7 overall singles record ... Was 1-2 in dual-match play, appearing in all three matches at the No. 6 position ... Defeated Stanford's Walker Kehrer, 6-4, 6-2 to claim the Invitational singles title at the Pac-10 Championships in Ojai, Calif. ... Contributed significantly in doubles, ending the year ranked No. 66 nationally with Amit Inbar ... The duo also climbed to a season-high No. 57 on May 2 ... Reached the main draw doubles final (w/Inbar) at the Pac-10 Championships, falling to Steve Johnson and Raymond Sarmiento of USC, 6-1, 6-2 ... Hardie and Inbar downed top-seeded and second-ranked Bradley Klahn and Ryan Thacher, 9-7 in the semifinals ... Played extensively during the fall season, advancing to the quarterfinals in both singles and doubles at the Southern California Intercollegiate Championships ... Defeated 102nd-ranked J.T. Sundling of USC in the second round of singles ... Was ousted by 65th-ranked Jaak Poldma of USC, 7-6, 7-5 ... Teamed with Clay Thompson in doubles, going 1-1 at the event ... Also competed at the USTA/ITA Southwest Regional Championships at UC Irvine.
2009-10 (at Penn State)
Posted an 11-12 overall singles record as a freshman at Penn State ... Went 8-8 in dual matches, playing mostly at the Nos. 3 and 4 positions ... Owned an 18-11 overall doubles record ... Was 12-8 in dual matches, playing a majority of the time at the No. 2 spot where he was 9-2 ... Played as high as No. 1 doubles.
Listed as a Five-Star recruit in the class of 2009 according to TennisRecruiting.net ... Lettered four years in tennis at Dana Hills High School ... Was a four-time team MVP and Scholar Athlete ... Team was South Coast League Champions all four seasons ... Honored as National High School All-American for 2009 ... Named the 2009 Orange County Player of the Year in 2009 ... Earned first team accolades in the South Coast League all four seasons ... Went an impressive 40-3 his senior year ... Ranked in the top 30 in the Boys' 18 year-end national rankings.
Born July 6, 1991 in Orange County, Calif. ... Parents are James and Diane Hardie ... Sister, Natalie, also attends UCLA ... Uncle George Hardie played tennis SMU and faced UCLA head coach Billy Martin in the 1975 NCAA Singles Final ... Enjoys surfing and playing all sports ... Plans to major in Business Economics.