Ricardo Rubio
Ricardo Rubio

Hometown:
Cadiz, Spain

Position:
Assistant Coach

Birthdate:
07/03/1971


04/04/2014

TCU Ready for Showdown in Austin

TCU will face No. 6 Texas for the second time this season in Austin.

Ricardo Rubio is in his first year as assistant coach with the Horned Frog men's tennis program. The Cadiz, Spain-native spent the previous three years as a teaching professional at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center, the Horned Frogs' home courts.

A former four-year letterwinner for the Frogs, Rubio competed professionally on the ATP Tour following his stint at TCU. During his four years on the tour, he achieved a singles ranking as high as 383rd and a doubles ranking of 252nd. Rubio posted several wins over world ranked players on the tour including 1998 French Open Champion Carlos Moya of Spain.

Rubio played for the Horned Frogs from 1989-1993, compiling a career singles mark of 115-49. As a freshman, he was named Region VI and Southwest Conference Freshman of the Year for his impressive 27-12 mark. Rubio also captured three individual conference championships during his career at No. 4 and No. 6 singles. He was ranked as high as 44th in singles during his collegiate career by the former ITCA. Rubio was also ranked as high as No. 42 in Spain during that time.

Before joining the Horned Frogs in 1989 as their top recruit, Rubio earned four letters during his standout career at New Braunfels High School in Texas.

Rubio graduated from TCU in 1993 with a B.A. in French and a minor in sociology.


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