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Amit Inbar
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Amit Inbar 1266675
Position: Volunteer Assistant Coach
Hometown: Tel Aviv, Israel
After a successful three-year playing career for the Bruins, Amit Inbar will serve as the team's volunteer assistant coach during the 2011-12 season.

Second-team All-Pac-10 selection ... Second-team All-Pac-10 Academic selection as well ... Ended the season listed at No. 50 in singles and No. 66 in doubles (w/Warren Hardie) in the Final ITA Rankings ... Tied for the team lead in singles wins with 23 ... Finished the year 23-13 overall ... Was also 15-7 in dual matches, playing at the No. 2 position in every match ... Picked up nine wins over ranked opponents ... Highest ranked win came over No. 19 Daniel Nguyen of USC ... Defeated Florida State's Vahid Mirzadeh, 6-4, 5-7, 6-2 in the opening round of the NCAA Singles Championships ... Fell in the second round to USC's Raymond Sarmiento, 1-6, 6-4, 7-5 ... Picked up the most doubles wins on the team, finishing the season 24-15 overall ... Played most of his matches at the No. 1 position, going 6-6 ... Teamed with Alex Brigham, Adrien Puget and Warren Hardie ... Reached the finals of the main doubles draw (w/Hardie) at the Pac-10 Championships, falling to USC's Steve Johnson and Sarmiento, 6-1, 6-2 ... Debuted at No. 87 in singles and No. 6 in doubles (w/Nick Meister) in the Preseason ITA Rankings ... Won five matches to capture the doubles title (w/Meister) at the USTA/ITA Southwest Regional Championships at UC Irvine ... Also teamed with Meister to reach the consolation final at the USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships in Flushing, N.Y. ... Ended the fall with an 8-3 doubles record and a 4-2 mark in singles action.

Earned All-America honors in doubles with partner Nick Meister ... Second-Team All-Pac-10 selection ... Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 Academic selection ... Ended the season listed at No. 119 in singles and No. 10 in doubles (w/Meister) in the Final ITA Rankings ... Led the team in singles victories, finishing the year 26-8 overall ... Was 17-3 in dual singles matches, playing as high as No. 2 in the lineup ... Owned a 7-6 record against ranked opponents ... Owned a 23-12 overall doubles record ... Was 15-8 in dual matches ... Advanced to the round of 16 of the doubles draw (w/Meister) at the NCAA Championships in Athens, Ga. ... Had an outstanding fall, capturing the singles title at the ITA Southwest Regionals ... Lost just one set in six matches en route to the title ... With the win, earned a spot in the main draw at the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships in West Haven, Conn. ... Fell to top-seeded John-Patrick Smith of Tennessee, 6-4, 6-4 in the opening round ... Ended the fall with a 6-3 overall singles record.

Finished the season with a 20-10 overall singles record ... Was 17-4 in dual matches ... Was 11-3 at the No. 6 spot ... Also played at the Nos. 4 (1-0) and 5 (5-1) positions ... Defeated Stanford's Greg Hirshman, 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-4 to clinch a 4-3 UCLA victory on March 27 ... Owned an 11-match winning streak from Feb. 28 to April 17 ... Had one ranked singles win on the year, defeating Stanford's Richard Wire, 7-6(1), 4-6, 6-1 in the opening round of the Sherwood Collegiate Cup ... Went 24-6 in doubles play ... Ended the season ranked No. 57 with Harel Srugo and No. 73 with Haythem Abid ... Did not lose a match with Srugo, ending the season with a perfect 15-0 record in dual matches ... Also played six dual matches with Abid at the No. 1 position, going 3-3 ... Listed at No. 60 in the Preseason ITA Singles Rankings ... Reached the quarterfinals at the Southern California Intercollegiates ... Advanced to the quarterfinals with Holden Seguso at the ITA West-South Regionals ... Also reached the quarterfinals with Ahmed Ismail at the So. Cal Intercollegiates.

2007-08 (at Maryland)
Ended the season with a 15-11 overall singles record ... Posted an 11-9 mark in dual matches, playing every match at the No. 1 position ... Defeated several ranked players on the season, notching wins over No. 30 Sheeva Parbhu (Notre Dame), No. 40 Austen Childs (Louisville), No. 86 Albert Larregola (Virginia Tech) and No. 112 Benjamin Carlotti (North Carolina) ... Ended the season listed at No. 104 in the Final ITA Singles Rankings ... Ranked as high as No. 68 during the season ... Owned an 18-9 overall doubles record ... Teamed with several different opponents during the season ... Played a total of six matches at the No. 1 doubles position, seeing most of his time at the No. 2 spot ... Ended the year 13-7 in duals match doubles play.

High School / Juniors
Ranked No. 137 in singles and No. 96 in doubles in the ITF World Junior Rankings ... Won a silver medal at the 2005 Maccabiah Games ... Israel Under-16 champion in 2001 and Under-18 champion in 2003 ... Member of the 2006-07 Israeli Davis Cup team ... Has played numerous tournaments on the ITF Men's Circuit ... Ranked as high as No. 560 in ATP Tour Singles Rankings ... Also ranked No. 607 in doubles ...Has won a total of four Futures tournaments in doubles (two in Israel and two in Senegal) ... Captured a Futures singles title in Greece in 2006.

Born on Feb. 15 in Tel Aviv, Israel ... Parents are Aubrey and Ziva Inbar ... Has one older sister, Tal ... Nickname is Amitush ... Admires former Chicago Bull Michael Jordan ... Favorite tennis player is Pete Sampras ... Served three years in the Israeli Army (Air Force Division) ... Enjoys going to the movies and playing other sports in his spare time ... Majoring in International Development Studies ... Global Studies minor.

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