Senior Francisco Dias Moves Through Tournament in Singles & Doubles
Colonials to Open Singles Play on Saturday
Senior Looking to Claim Spot in Main Singles Draw
Julius Tverijonas Wins Blue Singles Back Draw
Dias, Tverijonas Move Through Singles Back Draws, Pair Takes Third in Doubles
2013-14: Had breakout rookie season with Colonials after joining squad in January 2014...Named to Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team...Posted overall singles record of 13-7, including 8-5 mark at No. 4 spot and 3-1 record in third flight...Went perfect 3-0 against A-10 opponents during regular season...Closed season with 6-2 record through final 10 matches (two unfinished)...Wrapped freshman year as part of No. 78 doubles team with junior Francisco Dias on final ITA National Doubles Rankings...Duo went 12-8 through dual-match play...Helped Colonials claim third A-10 Championship crown in four seasons...Named A-10 Rookie Performer of the Week a league-high tying three times (Feb. 11, March 13 and March 27)...Named to Spring 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Comes to GW after spending a few months on the professional circuit...Owns an ATP ranking of No. 1,226 in the world...Highest ATP ranking of 1,206 came in September 2013...As a junior player reached as high as No. 88 by the ITF...Two-time member of Lithuania's Davis Cup team.
Personal: Born Julius Tverijonas on June 14, 1994 in Siauliai, Lithuania...Son of Violeta Tverijoniene and Arvydas Tverijonas...Has an older brother, Aleksas, and a younger sister, Emilija...Intended major at GW is undecided.