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  Christian Saravia
Christian Saravia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Guatemala City, Guatemala

High School:
University of Miami (Fla.) Online HS

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
10/17/1989

Experience:
3L

Hits:
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05/03/2012

Garforth-Bles Earns All C-USA Honors

Saravia and To named All C-USA Doubles second team

04/22/2012

Memphis Ends Owls' C-USA Run

Fall 4-1 in semis

04/15/2012

Wang's Senior Moment Sparks Owls

C-USA Championship opens April 20

04/13/2012

Tulsa Outlasts Rice

Senior Day on Sunday vs. Texas Arlington

04/06/2012

Owls Get Back on Winning Track

Face #13 Oklahoma on Sunday at 11 a.m.

04/16/2012

Final Weekend

Rice hosted Tulsa on April 13 and then celebrated Senior Day on April 15

03/20/2012

54th Rice Invitational

Action from the 54th Rice Invitational

01/22/2012

Rice-LSU Men's Tennis

LSU defeted Rice, 5-2 at Jake Hess Tennis Stadium on January 22.

01/16/2012

Rice Lamar 2012

The Rice men's tennis team opened the 2012 season vs. Lamar on January 14


Saravia match-by-match
2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009

HONORS AT RICE
2012 All C-USA Doubles (second team)
2011 All C-USA Singles (second team)
C-USA Player of the Week (April 15, 2009)
2009 , 2010 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2011 Fall (Senior)
Moved into the second position in singles at the midpoint of the year and was 7-5... finished the year 14-6 in singles... Had decided to give up tennis in the fall, but changed is mind and returned to action with the team in January. playing doubles for the first several weeks.

2010-11 Season (Junior)
Finished second on the team with a 14-7 singles mark as a junior amd was a combined 14-10 in doubles... Finished the season with a three-match winning streak in singles... Teamed with freshman Justin To to earn second team All C-USA doubles honors... Posted a 6-4 fall singles record and a combined 4-5 mark in doubles... Captured the D draw singles title at the Rice Fall Invite by defeating Texas' Alex Hillard 7-5, 6-2... Partnered with Michael Nuesslein to reach the quarters in doubles at the regional before falling to Texas A&M's top-seeded duo of Austin Krajicek and Jeff Dadamo.

2009-10 Season (Sophomore)
Posted an 8-7 record in singles...Clinched the Owls' win in the Conference USA semifinals with a three-set win over Nino Hasandedic of UCF (-3, 5-7, 6-4 )... Teamed with Michael Nuesslein to go 6-10 at No. 1 doubles and advance as high as #45 in the rankings... Posted an 11-4 record in fall singles, including wins in his last four matches as he won the B Draw singles title at the Texas Invitational... Paired with Michael Nuesslein to reach the doubles finalst of the same event before losing to top-seeded Dimitar Kutrovsky and Josh Zavala of Texas... Teamed with Michael Nusslein to advance to the Round of 16 of doubles play at the ITA Texas Regional, but lost an 8-4 decision to Texas Tech's Garcia and Raony Carvalho.

2008-09 Season (Freshman)
Finished the year with a 9-2 record in singles, including an 8-2 record at No. 6. Earned C-USA Player of the Week honors after providing a pair of points in the Owls win at #12 Texas A&M... Teamed with Sam Garforth-Bles to battle back from a 6-2 deficit to win the doubles point (9-8). With the match tied 3-3, won a three-set battle at No.6 to give the Owls the win, 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-2.

High School/Juniors
Graduated from University of Miami (Fla.) Online High School ... member of the Guatemalan Davis Cup team ... captured ITF G4 and G5 singles tournament titles ... won six ITF (G4 and G5) doubles tournaments.

Personal
Son of Jean and the late Carlos Saravia ... born on October 17, 1989 ... sister, Karen, lettered at Arkansas State in 2005 ... chose Rice over Texas, Georgia Tech and Miami (Fla.)... Economics major... member of Martel College

Singles Dual #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2008-09 9-2 - - - 1-0 - 8-2
2009-10 8-7 - - - - 3-2 5-5
2010-11 14-7 - 1-0 1-0 4-1 5-5 3-1
2011-12 14-6 1-0 7-5 - 4-1 1-0 1-0
TOTAL 45-22 1-0 8-5 1-0 9-2 9-7 17-8

Doubles Dual #1 #2 #3
2008-09 7-8 - - 7-8
2009-10 6-11 3-9 3-2 -
2010-11 14-10 3-4 4-5 7-1
2011-12 10-10 8-8 2-2 -
TOTAL 37-39 14-21 9-9 14-9

 Member of Martel College
Martel College

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