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Robert Levine
Player Profile:
Robert Levine 2912643
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 173
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Bedford, N.Y.
High School: Laurel Springs Online

Levine Career Statistics

Fall 2016: Began the fall at No. 9 in the Oracle/ITA National Freshmen/Newcomer rankings and ended the fall with the singles championship at the Dick Vitale Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic … tied for the squad lead in singles victories during the fall, going 11-5 and adding a 5-4 mark in doubles … earned first career win at the Duke Bonk Invite, topping Carlos Sala of Radford 6-2, 6-4 in initial match … dropped next two decisions at the Bonk before bouncing back with a 2-1 mark in the qualifying draw at the ITA All-American Championship … came within one victory of reaching the main draw of the All-American … began the qualifying draw with first career win against a ranked foe, topping No. 67 Alex Adamson of UC Davis 7-5, 6-1 … earned a 6-2, 6-1 victory versus Texas Tech’s Ronit Bisht, the No. 2 player in the Oracle/ITA National Freshmen/Newcomer rankings, in the next round … faced No. 77 Filip Bergevi of California in the qualifying Round of 32 and fell in a hard-fought 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (5) decision … went 1-1 at the ITA Carolina Regional … advanced to the singles semifinals of the Wolfpack Invitational Red Draw with a 2-1 mark … dropped a 6-4, 6-3 decision to N.C. State’s Alexis Galarneau in the semifinals … won the final five matches of the fall as the No. 1 seed of the Vitale Classic to claim the title … won first two matches of Vitale event in straight sets before coming back to top Maxx Lipman of Florida 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the quarterfinals … cruised past Julius Tverijonas of George Washington, 6-2, 6-1, in the semifinals to face South Florida’s Alexandru Gozun in the finals … won the title in three sets, downing Gozun 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-4 … in doubles, paired with Nick Stachowiak at the Duke Bonk Invite and played to a 2-1 mark, winning the consolation final of the White Draw, topping Valparaiso’s Chad Kissell and Dave Bacalla, 8-4 … went 1-1 with Catalin Mateas at the ITA Carolina Regional and the Vitale event and went 1-1 while going 1-1 with Dickerson at the Wolfpack Invite.

Prior to Duke: A blue chip prospect, according to TennisRecruiting.net ... helped Duke land the No. 3 recruiting class for 2016, according to TennisRecruiting.net ... ranked as high as the No. 3 prospect in the nation by TennisRecruiting.net ... entered Duke with a Universal Tennis Rating of 13.79 … achieved a top-100 ITF ranking, aided by 60 points from the March of 2015 International Spring Championships … in August of 2015, played in the Winnipeg National Bank Futures presented by Manshield Construction qualifying draw and defeated Connor Davies of Canada to advance to the main draw … once in the main draw, downed Edward Bourchier of Australia 6-2, 6-1 to move to the second round, resulting in one ATP point and first ATP ranking … played in two Dominican Republic Futures events in December of 2015, capturing two qualifying draw matches in each tournament to move to the main draw … in the F2 main draw, victorious in two more matches to move to the round of 16, falling to Argentina’s Juan Ignacio Galarza, 6-1, 6-3 … the pair of wins resulted in three more ATP points and highest ever ATP ranking … in February of 2016, scored a victory over Gonzales Austin, the 2015 SEC Player of the Year from Vanderbilt, 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (5), in the fourth and final qualifying round of a Futures clay-court event in Plantation, Fla. … competed in the Junior US Open in 2014.

Personal: Born Robert Hunter Levine on September 18, 1997, in Bedford, N.Y. ... son of Lauren and Richard Levine ... has an older brother, Matthew, and two older sisters, Avery and Betsy … brother played tennis at the University of Rochester for the 2012-13 season. 

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