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Adrien Puget
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Adrien Puget 1263802
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Le Haillan, France
High School: Hector Berlioz
Sidelined for much of the season while recovering from knee surgery the previous summer … Did not return to singles action until the Pac-12 Tournament Final against USC on April 26 … Defeated Michael Grant, 6-4, 6-1 at No. 6 singles, helping UCLA down the Trojans, 4-2 to claim the title … Played at the No. 5 singles position for the remainder of the postseason, going 5-0 overall on the year, while helping UCLA reach the NCAA Semifi nals … Also went 6-1 in doubles play on the year, playing all but one match with Karue Sell … Also played one match with Mackenzie McDonald.

Earned First-Team All-Pac-12 honors … Also earned Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 Academic acclaim … Named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team at No. 2 doubles (w/Karue Sell) … Ended the season listed at No. 27 in singles and No. 50 in doubles (w/Sell) in the final ITA Rankings … Ranked as high as No. 19 in the nation in singles (March 26) … Also ranked as high as No. 7 nationally in doubles (wAlex Brigham) in the Preseason ITA Rankings … Finished the season with a 23-7 overall singles record … Went 19-5 in dual matches playing primarily at the No. 3 position where he was 15-4 … Was also 2-0 at the No. 1 spot and 2-1 at court No. 2 …Registered an 11-5 record against ranked singles opponents … Highest ranked win of the season came over teammate Marcos Giron, who was ranked No. 12 at the time … Singles finalist at the Sherwood Collegiate Cup in January, falling to USC's Ray Sarmiento in three sets (4-6, 6-3, 7-5) … Earned a spot to particiapte in the 64-player NCAA Singles draw, falling to Jared Hiltzik, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4.

Second-Team All-Pac-12 selection ... Listed at No. 58 in singles and No. 38 in doubles (w/Alex Brigham) in the Final ITA Rankings ... Ended the season with a 27-3 overall singles record ... Lost just one time in dual-match play, going 24-1 (Lone loss came against Cal's Ben McLachlan in three sets) ... Played primarily at the Nos. 4 and 5 positions ... Went unbeaten in 25-straight matches during the spring ... Owned a 6-3, record against ranked singles opponents ... Highest-ranked victory came over No. 32 Emilio Gomez of USC ... Earned a spot in the 64-player draw at the NCAA Singles Championships in Athens, Ga. ... Fell in the opening round to fifth-ranked Henrique Cuhna of Duke, 7-5, 6-0 ... Finished the season with a 16-13 overall doubles record, including a 14-10 mark at the No. 1 position ... Teamed with Alex Brigham to upset top-ranked Chase Buchanan and Blaz Rola of Ohio State, 8-6 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Team Championships ... Checked in at No. 40 in singles and No. 8 in doubles (w/Brigham) in the 2011 Preseason ITA Rankings ... Participated in two fall tournaments, seeing action at the Land Rover Napa Valley Classic and the ITA All-American Championships ... Posted a 3-1 overall record in singles play.

Listed at No. 88 in singles and No. 34 in doubles (w/Alex Brigham) in the 2011 Final ITA Rankings ... Finished the season with a 19-8 overall singles record ... Was 16-4 in dual matches ... Played primarily at the No. 4 position in the lineup where he went 6-4 ... Played as high as No. 2 (vs. LMU on 3/22) ... Reached the quarterfinals of the main draw at the Pac-10 Championships in Ojai, Calif., eventually falling to top-seeded Steve Johnson of USC ... Highest ranked win of the season came over No. 46 Ryan Thacher of Stanford in the round of 16 ... One of the top doubles players on the team, playing at the No. 1 position with both Amit Inbar and Alex Brigham ... Also played with Holden Seguso ... Teamed with Brigham in the NCAA Doubles Championships, falling in the opening round to Michigan's Jason Jung and Evan King, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 ... Did not compete during the fall season ... Joined the team in January.

High School/Juniors
One of the top junior players in the world, achieving a career high ITF Ranking of No. 11 in February of 2009 ... Played in all four of the Junior Grand Slams ... Best singles result in a Grand Slam came at the 2009 Australian Open where he fell to eventual winner Yuki Bhambri of India in the semifinals ... Singles finalist at the German Open in 2008 ... Was also a singles quarterfinalist at the 2008 Orange Bowl ... Enjoyed an outstanding 2009 in doubles, reaching the final at both the U.S. Open and Wimbledon with partner Julien Obry ... Also advanced to the quarterfinals with Obry at Roland Garros ... Member of France's Junior Davis Cup team ... Helped the team to a 5th place finish in 2007 ... Also helped France to the final of the European Championships (U-18 level).

Born on March 4, 1991 in Bordeaux, France ... Parents names are Frank and Erika ... Brother's name is Maximillien ... Sister is Léandra ... Enjoys watching soccer ... Favorite team is FC Girondins de Bordeaux ... Likes former World Cup player Zinedine Zidane ... Enjoys hanging out with friends in his spare time.

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