Erfan Djahangiri
Erfan Djahangiri

Player Profile

Pully, Switzerland

High School:
Gymnase Cantonal du Bugnon

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 148


Fall 2002 —?Ranked No. 95 in the Fall ITA Singles Rankings …?Posted a 6-2 mark in fall singles play …?Won six-straight matches to claim the singles championship at the Omni Hotels Regionals at Pepperdine …?Defeated teammate Chris Lam, 6-3, 6-4 in that final …?Earned a spot in the main draw at the Omni Hotels ITA Nationals in Farmers Branch, TX …?Teamed with Lam in doubles, going 1-1 in fall play.

2001-02 — Finished the year with a 26-14 overall singles record and a 19-7 mark in dual-match play …?Saw most of his action at the Nos. 4 and 5 positions …?Reached the semifinals at the Pac-10 Invitational …?Posted a 3-1 mark in singles during the team’s semifinal run at the NCAA Championships in College Station, TX …?Recorded a nine-match winning streak from Feb. 16-Mar. 30 …?Defeated No. 57 Ryan Haviland on Stanford in a dual match on Apr. 6 …?Singles quarterfinalist at the Sherwood Collegiate Cup …?Finished the season with a 12-9 overall doubles record …?Honorable Mention Pac-10 All-Academic selection …?Entered the fall ranked No. 109 in the ITA singles rankings …?Went 3-5 in fall action, participating in the adidas Invitational, ITA Regionals and Southern California Intercollegiates …?Teamed with Lassi Ketola in doubles to reach the quarterfinals at the ITA Regionals at Pepperdine.

2000-01 — Ranked No. 87 in the final ITA singles rankings … Was UCLA’s only 30-match winner, finishing with a 31-10 overall singles record …?Played primarily in the Nos. 3-5 slots …?Won three matches at the National Claycourts before falling in the semifinals … Reached the finals at the Sherwood Collegiate Cup … Went undefeated (4-0) at the National Team Indoors, helping UCLA capture the team championship … Won 17-straight matches from February 9 to March 14 … Reached the round of 16 at the Pac-10 Championships in Ojai …?Saw limited action in doubles … Played primarily with Lassi Ketola in the No. 3 slot … The pair finished the season with a 10-3 overall record … Debuted at No. 47 in singles and No. 27 in doubles with Travis Rettenmaier in the ITA fall rankings … Participated in the qualifying rounds of the ITA All-American and Southern California Intercollegiates … Played in the backdraw of the ITA Regionals … In doubles reached the third round of the National Claycourts with Jean-Julien Rojer … Also paired with Rettenmaier in the Southern California Intercollegiates … Duo reached the finals of the ITA Regionals.

1999- 2000 — Won the Pac-10 Invitational singles title, defeating Stanford’s Ali Ansari, 6-1, 6-2 … Reached the second round of the National Collegiate Tennis Classic … Finished season with a 28-3 overall singles record …?Posted a 23-2 mark in dual matches, playing at No. 5 and 6 in singles … Defeated Duke’s No. 77 Mark Cerenko at the National Indoor Championships on Feb. 26 …?Clinched UCLA’s first round NCAA Regional win over UMKC …?Saw limited doubles action, posting a 4-2 overall record.

High School/Juniors — Did not compete in high school …?Top junior in Switzerland.

Personal — Full name is Erfan Djahangiri …?Born August 29, 1979 in Tehran, Iran … Admires tennis professional Michael Chang for his “fighting spirit and unbelievable speed” … Enjoys playing sports and reading during his free time … Majoring in economics.