Zach Nichols

Zach  Nichols


Austin, Texas

High School:
Lake Travis High School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 156






Overall Tourn. Dual #1
#5 #6
2007-08 30-8 8-3 22-5 -- -- 2-1 8-1 12-3 --
2008-09 24-15 12-6 12-9 -- -- 1-2 10-4 1-3 --
2009-10 17-14 3-4 14-10 0-1 8-8 4-0 -- 2-1 --
2010-11 18-16 4-5 14-11 -- 6-3 3-5 5-3 -- --
Career 89-53 27-18 62-35 0-1 14-11
23-8 15-7 --



Overall Tourn. Dual #1
2007-08 17-15 1-3 16-12 -- 3-1 13-11
2008-09 16-14 7-3 9-11 -- 1-0 8-11
2009-10 17-12 2-3 15-9 -- 3-1 12-8
2010-11 14-15 3-3 11-12 -- 1-3 10-9
Career 64-56 13-12 51-44 -- 8-5 42-32

• All-Mountain West Conference Singles Team (2010)
• Academic All-MWC Team (2009, 2010)

Went 14-11 in singles play, while sporting an 11-12 doubles record ... his 14 wins matched Christopher Price for the second-most on the squad during the spring ... found himself playing in the Nos. 2-4 positions in the TCU lineup ... went 6-3 from the No. 2 position ... enjoyed a trio of three-match winning streaks during the season, including a 3-0 start to the year ... went 3-3 against the MWC ... played the majority of his doubles action in the No. 3 spot ... teamed up with Daniel Sanchez for a 10-9 doubles record, including a 2-1 mark against the conference ... duo earned an 8-5 win over the national-ranked tandem of Artem Baradach and Gaston Cuadranti from SMU.

Registered a 4-5 singles record and 3-3 doubles clip in his final fall season ... three of his four singles wins came at the Racquet Club Invitational, defeating players from Rice, Texas Tech and New Mexico on the way to the semifinals ... all three doubles wins came with partner Paul Chappell.

Received his first career conference honor as a junior by earning a spot on the All-Mountain West Conference Singles Team ... continued to show improvement in his game and moved up to playing primarily the No. 2 position in singles for the first time in his career ... led TCU in singles victories with a 14-10 overall record, with eight wins coming in the No. 2 slot ... also matched Christopher Price for the team lead in doubles wins with a 15-9 mark ... earned his first individual national ranking on March 16, when he debuted at No. 99 in the ITA singles ratings ... clinched four team victories with singles victories, two more than the next-closest Frog ... named MWC Player of the Week twice, the first such honors of his career ... earned the second award with a 2-0 performance in TCU's 6-1 home win over No. 24 Tulsa ... clinched the team win over the Golden Hurricane by rallying for a 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 victory over No. 31 Ashley Watling in his first career match at No. 2 singles ... the performance marked the highest-ranked opponent defeated in his career ... posted TCU's lone point in its NCAA tournament first-round setback to No. 16 Ole Miss with a 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 7-5 win over Jonas Lutjen at No. 3 singles ... played primarily No. 3 doubles in the spring, settling in with partner Paul Chappell for the season's final 15 matches ... the pair won 10 of its final 14 matches, including four straight to end the season.

Went 3-4 in singles play and 2-3 in doubles during fall tournament competition... advanced to Round 4 of prequalifying singles at the D'Novo ITA All-American Championships with a pair of victories in Tulsa, Okla. ... reached the Round of 64 at the Wilson/ITA Texas Regional Championships before bowing out to Rice's 22nd-ranked Bruno Rosa... made it to the Round of 16 in doubles with teammate Christopher Price.

Posted overall records of 24-15 in singles and 16-14 in doubles... ranked second on the team in singles victories for the second straight season... went 12-9 in singles and 9-11 in doubles in the spring dual match season... played primarily the No. 4 singles position in spring dual match competition and the No. 3 doubles spot... recorded Mountain West Conference records of 4-2 (singles) and 1-3 (doubles)... provided a huge win at No. 4 singles, 7-6, 7-6, to help TCU pull out a team road victory over No. 17 Tulsa.

Went 12-6 in singles and 7-3 in doubles in fall tournament play... reached the singles qualifying draw at the D'Novo All-American Championships and the doubles main draw with former teammate Kriegler Brink... paired again with Brink to reach the Round of 16 at the ITA Southwest Regional Championships... reached the singles consolation semifinals at the same tournament before falling to former teammate Adrian Simon.

Posted the second-most wins on the team with a 30-8 overall mark and a 22-5 dual record... winning percentage of .789 ranks eighth all-time in TCU history... recorded a perfect 6-0 mark in regular-season league play... clinched the match for TCU against No. 22 Wake Forest... came back from trailing 5-0 in the third set to seal TCU's win over No. 35 Oklahoma... added a win in the opening round of the NCAA Regionals against Rice... reached as high as No. 94 in the ITA national rankings in the spring... named the TCU Athlete of the Week on Feb. 9... began spring season with combined record of 22-0... posted 14-10 doubles record with Jack Seider at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions.

Notched an 8-3 overall singles record during the fall... won three matches to advance to the quarterfinals at the season-opening Baylor Intercollegiate... upset No. 72 Milan Mihailovic of Texas and No. 61 Dominik Muller of Baylor... earned two victories at the Polo Ralph Lauren/ITA All-American Championships... defeated opponents from Rice, Texas Tech and Texas to reach the round of 16 at the Wilson/ITA South Central Regional Championships... went 0-3 in doubles play with Jack Seider and Adrian Simon.

Won the UIL 4A Tennis State Championship in 2007... ranked No. 1 in UTSA Boy's 16 in Texas in 2005... also ranked No. 1 in Boy's 18 in 2006... reached as high as No. 12 in singles and No. 4 in doubles in the UTSA junior rankings... advanced to the singles round of 16 and the doubles quarterfinals at the USTA Boy's 18 National Championships in 2007... upset the No. 4 ranked junior in the United States at the National Championships.

Nichols is the son of Mark and Janice Nichols... has four siblings... sister, Kewa, was a member of the TCU women's tennis team from 2004-08... sister, Millie, was one of the top-ranked junior players in Texas and plays at Tennessee.

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