Overview - Intricate part of the team … One of the best doubles players on the team … Gifted player with naturally fluid strokes … Great hands and quickness … Backhand is great whether as a volley or off the ground … Could play anywhere from No. 3-6 in singles and No. 1-2 in doubles.
Fall 1999 - Ranked preseason No. 3 in doubles with partner Jean-Noel Grinda and No. 83 in singles … Did not compete during fall tournaments due to arm injuries.
1998-99 - Earned All-America acclaim in doubles … In singles, registered a 20-8 overall record and went 14-4 in dual matches … Listed No. 15 in regional singles rankings entering the spring … Played in the No. 4 and 5 slots … Longest win streak was nine matches, from Feb. 20 until April 10 … Registered a 6-2 record in two tournaments during fall action … Opened season going 2-1 in the main draw of the ITA Regional … Finished as runner-up to former UCSB doubles partner Cory Guy at the Southern California Intercollegiate (SCIC) going 4-1 … Defeated No. 47 Alex Kim of Stanford on April 2 … In doubles action, recorded a 31-11 overall record and a 17-7 dual match mark with three different partners … Reached the quarterfinals of the ITA Regional with Xavier Luscan … Won the SCIC doubles title teamed with Brandon Kramer … Entering spring, listed No. 9 in regional doubles rankings with Luscan … Ranked No. 23 in ITA national preseason doubles with projected partner Jean-Noel Grinda, but did not compete in enough doubles matches to maintain a national ITA ranking in the fall edition … Ended season ranked No. 7 in doubles with Grinda … Played in the No. 1 and 2 slots with Grinda … Duo recorded a 25-10 overall record and earned All-America accolades … Won the Pac-10 Doubles Championships with partner Grinda, defeating teammates Jason Cook and Brandon Kramer in the finals … Competed in the NCAA Doubles Championships with Grinda, falling in the second round to eventual champions Ryan Wolters and KJ Hippensteel of Stanford.
UCSB - Played No. 1 singles and doubles for UC Santa Barbara two years … Two-time All-Big West Conference … Earned first team honors in both singles and doubles as a rookie in 1997 … Claimed second-team singles honors and repeated first-team doubles recognition in 1998 … Helped lead UCSB to a final national ranking of No. 23 in 1998 and No. 24 in 1997 … Went 8-3 in the No. 1 position and 8-3 at No. 2 in 1998 … Finished sophomore year ranked No. 60 in ITA singles with a record of 17-6 in dual matches and 18-7 overall … Teamed with Cory Guy in doubles for a final 1998 national ranking of No. 36 and a 14-3 record in the No. 1 slot … Also teamed with Simon Shen for a 3-3 dual record … As a rookie at UCSB, registered a 10-9 dual and overall singles record … Teamed with Ross Duncan for a 9-8 record at No. 1 doubles and went 13-9 in all doubles action as a rookie.
High School/Juniors - Lettered three years at the Geelong College in Victoria, Australia for coach Don Cameron … Won the State Championship in both 16-and-under and 18-and-under … Claimed the 16-and-under Australian Singles and Doubles Championship in 1993 … Won the 18-and-under Singles Championship in 1994 … Extremely successful on the international level as a junior … In 1995, was the Australian Open Junior Doubles Champion and Singles Runner-up, the U.S. Open Junior Doubles Champion, the Japan Open Junior Singles and Doubles Runner-up, and the Canadian Open Junior Doubles Runner-up … Competed for Korea in the Olympics in Atlanta in 1996 … Also played Davis Cup for Korea.
Personal - Full name is Jong-Min Lee … Born April 19, 1977 in Seoul, Korea… Enjoys skiing and watching movies … Economics major.
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