UCLA Men's Tennis BIO
Ryoto Tachi
Player Profile:
Ryoto Tachi 1263806
Height: 5'8"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
High School: Laurel Springs

Played mostly in the fall, posting a 7-5 record in singles and a 2-3 doubles mark with partner Logan Staggs ... Downed then-No.67 Daan Maasland of Oregon in straight sets at the Jack Kramer Intercollegiate Tournament in November ... Was 1-0 in dual match play, edging BYU's Aidan Carrazedo in three sets. 

Posted a 7-7 mark in singles play, going 3-2 in the No. 6 position ... Took home top honors at an ITA Summer Circuit event at Cal State Los Angeles ... The tournament's No. 2 seed, Tachi didn't drop a set in six matches during the tournament ... Earned ITA Scholar-Athlete honors.  

Posted an 8-9 overall singles record … Went 2-0 in dual match play, seeing action in a total of seven dual matches … Picked up straight-set victories in Bruin wins over Arizona and UC San Diego … Semifinalist in singles at the Aztec Invitational during the fall … Notched a 4-7 overall doubles record … Advanced to the finals (w/Joseph Di Giulio) at the Southern California Intercollegiates, falling to teammates Mackenzie McDonald and Karue Sell, 8-4.

Ended the season with a 5-4 overall singles record … Went 2-0 in dual matches, seeing action at No. 6 singles against Fresno State and Saint Mary's …Also participated in singles at the USTA/ITA Southwest Regionals, Southern California Intercollegiate Championships and Sherwood Collegiate Cup … Played just two doubles matches on the season, teaming with Seth Stolar at the Sherwood Collegiate Cup.

Joined the team in January ... Redshirted the season.

High School / Juniors
Ranked in the top 500 of the ITF World Junior Rankings at the age of 15 (No. 427) ... Also ranked No. 1 in Asia for the Under-14 division ... Moved from Japan to train at the Weil Tennis Academy in Ojai, Calif. ... Semifinalist at the 26th ITF Junior Championships of Sri Lanka in 2009 ... Quarterfinalist at the ITA Summer Circuit in 2011 ... Also reached the semifinals in doubles at the La Habra Men's Open.

Born on Sept. 22, 1993 in Tokyo, Japan ... Parents are Yoshihisa and Masako Tachi ... Older sister is named Yuki ... Enjoys playing the guitar, watching movies, dancing and cooking in his spare time ... Has also lived in Uzbekistan and India ... major is economics.

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