Chris Buckley
Chris Buckley


Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Last College:
Univ. of Tennessee




Fall 2000: Buckley won the consolation finals of the B singles bracket at the season-ending tournament at Tennessee and also teamed with Jamie Adams to win the B doubles bracket at the Middle Tennessee State Fall Classic.

Spring 2000:Finished with an overall singles record of 11-8, including a 9-8 mark at No. 6 singles...His comeback win against South Florida's Ernest Diaz, 6-7, 6-2, 6-0, helped the Tigers upend the Bulls and advance to the fifth-place match against Southern Miss...Also teamed with Richard Magney for a 6-8 record at No. 2 doubles.

Fall 1999: Was 4-5 in the fall schedule, including a 2-1 record in Flight A singles at the University of Louisville Invitational where he defeated Steve White (Austin Peay), 3-6, 6-2, 6-2...He also downed Aaron Bauer (Xavier), 6-2, 6-7, 6-1 before falling to No. 6 seed Cody Conley, 6-2, 6-2.

Spring 1999: Finished with a 16-6 singles record, including a 13-5 record at No. 5 singles...was 7-8 in doubles copetition...was 6-7 at No. 2 doubles and 1-1 at No. 3 doubles...teamed with Jack Hu for a 4-4 record at No. 2 doubles.

Prep: Won the USTA Southern Section in doubles with Darren Knight in 1997...was ranked eighth in the country in doubles in 1995...Also ranked 49th in singles in 1995...In 1997, was ranked 79th in the country in singles, and was among the top 25 in doubles competition in 1997...Buckley was ranked as the top player in the state of Tennessee in 1993, 1995 and 1996.

Personal: Born April 5, 1979...Son of Stephen and Johnnie Buckley...Also enjoys fly fishing, mountain biking and golf.

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