Leif Sunderland
Leif Sunderland

Player Profile

Malibu, CA

High School:



Fall 2005 --Posted a 2-2 mark in fall singles play ... Participated in qualifying at the ITA Regionals and So. Cal Intercollegiates ... Played doubles with Adam Draper at the ITA Regionals.

High School/Juniors -- Four-year letterwinner at Malibu High School ... Four-time all-league selection ... Four-time all-city selection ... Three-time league champion ... High school MVP his junior and senior years ... Posted a 50-3 singles record during his freshman season ... Consolation singles winner at the Copper Bowl in 2002 (Boys' 14s) ... Did not play tennis for two years while recovering from a stress fracture.

Personal -- Full name is Leif Edward French Sunderland ... Father Paul earned a gold medal in volleyball while playing for the U.S. at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles ... Paul is also the former play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Lakers and continues to work in broadcasting ... Mother's name is Maud-Ann ... Has one sister, Natasha ... Admires legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden, Arthur Ashe and Lance Armstrong ... Enjoys playing the guitar, music and writing.