- 5' 11
- 163 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Liceo Della Comunicazione P.G.E. Porta
- Parma, Italy
Updated: September 24, 2015
2014-15: ACC All-Conference... VaSID All-State… Ranked 77th in the final national poll and sixth in the region for singles… Tallied a 23-13 record overall in singles, including a 14-8 mark in duals, seeing time in the No. 1 and No. 2… Had a 13-14 mark in doubles… Helped the Hokies to their highest final ranking in program history at 18th… Posted wins in matches to help the Hokies defeat No. 36 Alabama, No. 22 Penn State, No. 37 NC State and No. 32 Florida State.
2013-14: All-ACC First Team… Finished with a 26-10 recording, including 18-6 in duals all in the No. 1… Was ranked as high as 19th in singles and finished 24th in the final poll… Earned a spot in the NCAA Singles Championship for the second consecutive year… Tallied a 13-6 record against nationally-ranked opponents, including a win over Marcos Giron of UCLA, the eventual NCAA singles champion… Ranked third in the Atlantic Regional in singles… Recorded an 15-10 mark in doubles with teammate Andreas Bjerrehus… The pair ranked as high as 17th in the ITA doubles rankings… Was a finalist at the UVA Ranked+1 tournament… Reached the ITA Atlantic Regional finals in doubles with Bjerrehus… Defeated UNC Wilmington’s 14th-ranked pair with Bjerrehus at the ITA National Indoor Championships.
2012-13: ACC Freshman of the Year … ITA Atlantic Region Player to Watch… recorded a 28-12 overall record, including 16-7 in duals… earned a bid to the NCAA Singles National Championship, becoming the first Tech player to do so as a freshman… ranked as high as 52nd nationally in singles during the season… had a season-best win against 24th ranked player… Named ACC Player of the Week on April 23 after winning in the No. 1 versus No. 55 Miami and No. 30 Florida State... posted a 25-11 overall record in doubles, including a 19-9 mark with partner Andreas Bjerrehus… the pair earned a season-high ranking of eighth and posted a 5-7 mark against nationally ranked opponents… Claimed the ITA Atlantic Region doubles title with Bjerrehus and advanced to the ITA National Indoor Championships… represented the Hokies in singles and doubles at the ITA All-American Championships… top doubles win was against 16th ranked pair from NC State.
Junior Tennis/High School: Won the International U18 Tournament of Salso Yaguione… Reached a high junior’s rank of 160… Currently ranked 1637 in the ATP.
Personal: Born Amerigo Contini on May 3, 1993… Son of Agata Cleri and Marco Contini… has a sister, Maria… Majoring in Engineering.