UCLA Men's Tennis BIO
Daniel Kosakowski
Player Profile:
Daniel Kosakowski 1266684
Height: 6'1"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Downey, CA
High School: Warren

2011 Pac-10 Freshman of the Year ... First-team All-Pac-10 selection ... One of 64 players in the country to compete in the NCAA Singles Championships ... Defeated Mississippi State's Artem Ilyushin, 6-1, 6-1 in the first round ... Lost to eventual NCAA Champion, Steve Johnson of USC, 6-2, 6-1 in the second round ... Tied for the team lead in singles victories, ending the season with a 23-11 overall record ... Was UCLA's No. 1 singles player the entire season, going 15-9 in dual matches ... Posted nine wins over ranked singles opponents ... Highest ranked win of the season came over No. 9 Alex Lacroix of Florida (6-3, 6-4) ... Ended the season listed at No. 28 in the Final ITA Singles Rankings ... Owned a 20-9 overall record in doubles play ... Finished out the season at the No. 3 doubles position with Holden Seguso ... Posted a 5-2 fall singles record ... Claimed the consolation singles title at the Southern California Intercollegiate Championships ... Also advanced to the round of 16 in singles at the USTA/ITA Southwest Regionals at UC Irvine ... Was 3-2 in doubles, teaming with both Clay Thompson and Alex Brigham ... Quarterfinalist at both the USTA/ITA Southwest Regionals (w/Thompson) and the Southern California Intercollegiates (W/Brigham).

High School/Juniors
Rated as the No. 1 overall recruit in the country in the class of 2010 according to TennisRecruiting.net ... Attended Warren High School in Downey but did not play tennis ... Quarterfinalist in singles at the USTA Boys' 18s & 16s National Championships ... Fell to eventual winner Jack Sock in three sets ... Reached the round of 16 in singles at the 2010 U.S. Open Junior Championships ... Captured the singles title at the 2010 USTA International Spring Championships, defeating teammate Clay Thompson in the final ... Two year member of Southern California's Junior Davis Cup Team ... Helped the SCTA reach the National Team finals in 2009 ... Singles winner at the 2010 USTA Winter National Championships in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... Concentrated mostly on ITF futures and challenger events in 2010 ... Won three qualifying matches to earn a spot in the main draw of the Calabasas Challenger ... Also won seven-straight matches (three in qualifying and four in the main draw) to reach the finals of a futures event in Irvine ... Qualified for a futures tournament in Costa Mesa ...Southern California Sectionals champion in 2009.

Full name is Daniel Kosakowski ... Born February 21 1992 in Huntington Park, Calif. ... Parents are John and Diane ... Comes from a tennis playing family ... Brother, Marcin, played tennis at Santa Barbara ... Sister, Sylvia, played tennis at Pepperdine ... Younger sister, Nicole, recently signed a letter-of-intent to play tennis at Baylor in 2011 ... Favorite TV show is The Office ... Enjoys hanging out with friends in his spare time.

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