Soufiane Azargui: End of the Year

Written by: Soufiane Azargui

__________

***19 year old Soufiane Arzagui came to Toronto from Morocco at the age of 10 and a half. Over the next 7 years, Soufiane developed as an excellent tennis player winning singles and doubles titles at the national and ITF level as well as maintaining a high academic level at Bateman High School in Burlington. After six years at the ACE tennis Academy he fulfilled his objective of receiving a scholarship to an Ivy League school, Brown University in September of 2010.  Soufiane will be blogging us on a regular basis about his freshman season.***

__________

Our last match against Yale ended our Ivy quest and our season this year! We battled through until the last minute and cruised to a 6-1 victory, with both seniors winning their final matches as Brown Bears. Brandon and I won the doubles 8-4 over an undefeated team up to that point and both he and I won our singles, mine being an easy 6-1 6-0 victory and him taking out a great player 6-1 in the third set. Following the matches, we both found out we got Second Team All Ivy Honours in Doubles with Brandon also winning Second Team All Ivy Honours in singles and Ivy Rookie of the Year! Real proud of my doubles partner 🙂 Here’s to a great freshman season and see you guys next year. Time to work hard during the summer! Go Bears !

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Filip Peliwo: Perseverance and Resilience

With the first Grand Slam of the year winding down, I wanted to do a little introduction to the main draw players, who competed on the collegiate level before turning pro. This will be a short series of four parts: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, and women’s doubles.

The Salmon Arms Club Miracle

Publisher’s note: In 1984, my good friend Tom Serviss, a former Quebec Nordiques player, asked me to provide mentoring opportunities for a young tennis enthusiast

NICO'S CORNER
Play Video
ARCHIVED NEWS
What’s next for Vicky Mboko?

A 637 spot jump in WTA rankings – What’s next for Vicky Mboko? Vicky Mboko (Burlington) recently reached the singles final of a Women’s ITF

The Salmon Arms Club Miracle

Publisher’s note: In 1984, my good friend Tom Serviss, a former Quebec Nordiques player, asked me to provide mentoring opportunities for a young tennis enthusiast

The Benefits of College Tennis

BY BASELINE MEDIA There is no one-size-fits-all approach to becoming a world-class tennis player. What’s more, the average tennis career is getting longer. At the