Three Tiger freshmen secure singles wins.
Tigers improve to 3-0 in league play.
Peniston and Glennon pick up ranked singles wins in loss.
Tiger freshman class picks up three singles wins to seal 4-2 win.
Tigers earn first American Athletic Conference victory of the season
Take a look back at the 2013-14 men's tennis season that said farewell to the Tigers' most successful senior class, a fifth-straight Conference championship appearance, third-straight NCAA appearance and another top 25 national ranking!
After their very successful 2012-13 season, the Memphis men's tennis team was awarded with their C-USA Championship rings.
For the first time in the programs history, the men's tennis team has a strength and conditioning coach and he's already made a big impact on the team. Meet the team's strength coach Corey Smith for the first time right here on the Memphis Tiger Network.
Select photos from men's tennis' 4-0 loss at #12 Duke.
Memphis men's tennis upset #22 ranked Clemson, 4-2, in the ITA Kick Off Weekend at Duke University.
Photos from Memphis' 4-3 win over Drake in the 2014 NCAA Men's Tennis Championships.
Memphis men's tennis vs No. 12 Pepperdine in the NCAA Final 16 in Urbana, Ill., on May 16, 2013.
Spring 2014:Named to American Athletic Conference All-Conference team in singles play....Becomes the first player in school history to earn three first team all-conference singles honors in school history...Was ranked all spring in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) rankings with a season-best ranking of No. 46 (Feb. 25, 2014)...His 21 career wins at No. 1 singles is the most for any Memphis men's tennis player since 1999...Started the year ranked No. 91 in the country...Faced 13 ranked singles opponents in the spring, sporting a 6-6 record with one unfinished match against No. 15 Patrick Pradella of Baylor...Opened the spring slate taking No. 47 ranked Garrett Brasseaux of Georgia to three sets before suffering a loss...Picked up his first ranked win of the spring with a 6-5, 6-1 win over No. 104 ranked William Kallberg of Ole Miss at the Georgia Tech tournament...Added another ranked win in the next match against South Carolina, upending No. 41 ranked Tsvetan Hihov in three sets, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 in the ITA Kickoff Classic First Round...Suffered a loss to No. 63 ranked Florian Lakat of Mississippi State in the second round of the Kickoff Classic in Starkville...Won three of his next four matches, with his lone loss being to Vanderbilt's Ryan Lipman in a tiebreak, 6-4. 7-6 (9-7) before adding another win over a ranked opponent, this time taking down Harvard's No. 41 ranked Denis Nguyen, 6-3, 6-4...Added a win over No. 60 ranked Alexis Heugas of VCU and then a 6-2, 3-0, ret., win over SMU's Arturs Kazijevs (No. 115) in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament...Defeated No. 68 ranked Alen Salibasic of Drake, 5-7,6-4, 6-3 in the NCAA First Round to help the Tigers make a second straight apperance in the NCAA Second round...Teamed with Cedric De Zutter for the spring dual season at No. 2 doubles...The tandem won four of their last five matches heading into NCAA play, including an 8-5 win over the No. 81 ranked team of Oliver Pramming/Ignacio Gonzalez-Muniz in the American Athletic Conference championship match...They finished their collegiate pairing with a four-match winning streak that included the conference tournament and the NCAA tournament run ... The duo defeated Alen Salibasic and Ben Mullis, 8-4, in the NCAA First Round, then sealed the doubles point with an 8-7 (5) win over the team of Jared Hiltzik and Farris Gosea of Illinois in the second round...Their first win over a ranked opponent was a 6-4 win over the No. 51 ranked team of William Kallberg/Stefan Lindmark of Ole Miss at the Georgia Tech tournament to start the spring...In all, Glennon was 17-9 in singles for the year and 12-7 in dual match play...He went 11-6 at No. 1 singles and 1-1 at No. 2...He and De Zutter were 13-6 at No. 2 doubles for the spring and 17-7 for the year.
Fall 2013: Started the fall ranked as the No. 91 singles player ... Won his first three matches at the Virginia Ranked +1 Tournament in Charlottesville, VA with wins against Jonathan Ho 6-3, 6-2 (Wake Forest), No. 96 Powell 6-7, 7-6, 6-3 (NC State) and Schafer 6-4, 6-4 (South Carolina) ... Posted a 3-1 singles record while going 1-1 versus ranked opponents ... Teamed up with Cedric De Zutter in doubles play posting a 1-1 record ... Defeated Zho/Petrone 8-5 (Michigan) at the Virginia Ranked +1 Tournament.
Spring 2013: Was named the C-USA Player of the Year in a vote of the league coaches as a sophomore...Also garnered first team all-conference honors in singles for a second straight season and was named second team in doubles with teammate Cedric De Zutter...Tied with Joe Salisbury for the team lead with 23 singles victories on the season, posting a 23-12 mark, including a 10-8 record at No. 1 singles...Was named the C-USA Player of the Week on April 9th after upending No. 76 ranked Stefan Stiefelmeyer of Louisville, 6-4, 6-2, in a 4-0 neutral site Memphis victory...Won three straight matches after falling 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 to No. 23 ranked Max Wennakoski of VCU to help power the Tigers to their first-ever C-USA team championship...Won his match at No. 1 in the C-USA quarterfinals against UAB's David Zimmerman, 6-2, 6-4, at No. 1 singles....Did not finish either of his matches in the semifinals or finals, but led 4-6, 6-3, 4-2 in the finals match against Tulsa's No. 1 singles player, Japie DeKlerk...Suffered a broken wrist following the C-USA Championship and played in the NCAA tournament with his wrist braced....Sat out the NCAA first round match against BYU, but returned to the court in the regional final at Ole Miss, falling to No. 14 ranked Nik Scholtz, 7-5, 6-1....Faced another top 15 ranked opponent in the NCAA Round of 16 as the Tigers' No. 1 singles player, falling to No. 11 ranked Sebastian Fanselow of Pepperdine...Faced 10 nationally-ranked opponents on the year, including five ranked in the top 25 in the country....Was 3-7 against ranked opponents....Defeated No. 83 ranked Isade Juneau of Indiana in the fall, No. 89 ranked Derek Siddiqui of San Diego State and Stiefelmeyer of Louisville when he was No. 76 in the country....Received a wild card into the qualifying draw of the US Indoor Championships in February after earning his first ATP singles point in November at the USA Futures 30 event...Was 12-13 in doubles play for the year, including a 6-7 mark at No. 1 doubles when teamed with Cedric De Zutter...Did not play any doubles during the Tigers' NCAA tournament run due to his wrist injury.
Fall 2012: Started the fall ranked in both singles (No. 106) and doubles (No. 37) ... Faced four ranked singles opponents, finishing with a 1-3 record ... Won his first professional ATP singles point at the USA F30 event ... Recorded a 10-4 record for singles in the fall, winning his last four out of five matches ... At the Virginia Invitational, he defeated Jon Ho (Wake Forest) 7-6, 7-6 ... Lost in the quarterfinals to Austin Powell (North Carolina State), 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 ... Reached the round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships, winning matches against Ryuji Hirooka (Kentucky), Rhys Johnson (Vanderbilt), and Isade Juneau (Indiana), nationally-ranked #83 ... Won four matches in a row at the USA F30 Futures in Florida with a win in the round of 16 against Joey Burkhardt (USA), 7-6, 0-6, 6-4 to qualify for the main draw in singles ... Other wins included: Raphael Werner of SUI (6-0, 6-0), Sahr Timothy Kpulun of SLE (6-3, 6-3), and William Neuner of USA (7-5, 6-1) ... Won his first professional ATP singles point in that F30 tournament, with the win over Zimbabwe's Takanyi Garanganga ... Went 3-3 in doubles matches with teammate David O'Hare after the duo started the fall the No. 37 ranked doubles team in the country ... Defeated Nick Chappell/JT Sundling of TCU (8-5) at the ITA Men's Regional Championships ... They won at the Virginia Invitational against Ryan Shane/Cornish of UVA 8-3 to win the black doubles draw consolation finals ... Also defeated Vanderbilt's Barroetavena/Offerdahl, 8-2, at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships in Memphis.
Spring 2012:Earned Conference USA Co-Freshman of the Year, All-Conference USA First Team Singles and All-C-USA First Team Doubles (with David Henry) honors... Posted 17-5 record in singles and 13-6 at No. 2 doubles with partner David Henry ... Defeated Jarryd Chaplin of 13th-ranked Tennessee, 7-6 (6), 6-1, to help the Tigers beat the Vols for the first time in program history ... Helped U of M defeat No. 43 Vanderbilt with 6-4, 7-6 (5), win against Anton Kovrigin ... Notched a three-set victory against 35th-ranked William Kallberg from No. 22 Ole Miss ... Posted 6-3, 6-1 win against No. 47 Rice's Jonathan Chang in C-USA Championship semifinals ... Teamed with Henry to defeat No. 13 Tennessee's Fickey and Jones, 8-2 ... Defeated No. 43 Vandy's Jones and Kovrigin, 8-6 ... Beat No. 22 Ole Miss' Nik Scholtz and Jonas Lutjen, 8-5, a duo that finished the season ranked No. 10 in doubles ... Ranked in singles in three polls, including a personal best No. 91 on March 13 ... Appeared in three ITA doubles rankings with David Henry, with a season-high No. 74 on April 30 and a season-ending rank of No. 76.
Prior to Memphis: Glennon has had a stellar prep career and comes to Memphis with an ATP World Doubles Ranking of 912. He has been ranked as high as No. 911. In singles play, the British-native has achieved an ITF ranking of 253. On the ITF Junior Circuit, Glennon has won one singles event and two doubles tournaments.
Personal: Son of Mick and Sara Glennon...Born February 2...Has one older brother, Brady...Majoring in Economics.