Tezar Putra
Tezar Putra

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jakarta, Indonesia

High School:
Global Jaya

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
03/12/1986

Experience:
1L

Awards:
Tiger 3.0 Club (Spring 2006, Fall 2006, Spring 2007); Dean's List (Fall 2006); Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar (2006-07); C-USA Academic Honor Roll (2006-07).


Spring 2007: Played in seven matches in dual season play, going 1-3 at No. 6 singles and 0-3 at No. 5...Was 2-16 in singles for the year...Did not play doubles during the spring...Named an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar in April of 2007.

Fall 2006 (Sophomore: Was 1-7 in singles during the fall season...Picked up his first win of the fall over Vanderbilt's James Moye, 7-6, 6-0 at the Volunteer State Classic...Teamed with former Tiger Vinicius Craveiro for a 1-3 mark in doubles...Was also 0-1 in doubles when teamed with freshman Cody Loup during the fall....Was named to the Dean's List following the fall academic schedule and to the Tiger 3.0 Club.

Spring 2006 (Freshman): Completed matches in 12 of the team's 20 matches and sported a 3-9 record in singles...Was 2-1 at No. 4 singles, 0-7 at No. 5 and 1-1 at No. 6...Also played in seven doubles matches, going 1-4 at No. 2 and 0-2 at No. 3 when teamed with Matt Brewer....Joined the Tiger roster in January of 2006.

Prep: Played on the tennis team at Global Jaya High School from 2002-2003, then went to the Bradenton Academy...Was a Victoria Open singles winner in 2004 and a Richmond Open winner in 2004...Played tennis and soccer representing East of Java, Indonesia for Provincial Tournaments...Was coached in tennis in high school by Deddy Prasetyo.

Personal: Born March 12, 1986 in Jakarta...Son of J.C Gani and Anis Mubarik...His mom and dad are both in marketing...Majoring in Communications...Nickname is Tez...Choose Memphis because a former coach recommended Memphis and Coach Goebel to him.

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