Christian Vitulli
blank Christian Vitulli
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mombasa, Kenya

High School:
Pretoria Boys

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 168

Experience:
1L

2009-10 (SENIOR)
• Posted a singles record of 26-13, including 16-7 in dual matches and going 8-5 at No. 5 and 8-2 at No. 6 for Georgia
• Won 12 straight matches during the spring until the streak was snapped April 9 vs. South Carolina when he was forced to retire with a knee injury
• Clinched three times for UGA, including against SEC rival Ole Miss and in the first round of the NCAA Tournament vs. UNC Greensboro
• Went 11-6 in doubles with Bo Seal at No. 3

2008-09 (JUNIOR)
• Posted a 19-16 overall singles record including 10-6 at No. 6; Also 11-8 in doubles with Borja Malo
• Clinched four team wins including over #16 Florida State, #31 LSU and both NCAA Tournament matches in S.C. State and #26 Va. Tech
• In the fall, posted an 8-7 singles record and a 7-4 doubles mark
• Named to the UGA Athletic Director's Fall Honor Roll
• Part of team that went 25-4, final national ranking of #6, SEC Eastern Division Champions, National Team Indoor finalists and advanced to NCAA Elite Eight

2007-08 (Sophomore Season)

• Finished with a 34-13 record including a 20-6 mark in dual matches
• Won 30th career singles match against Keziel Juneau of William & Mary
• Competed in ITA National Team Indoors, defeating Josh Zavala of Texas
• Earned highest-ranked win of his career Jan. 26, No. 41 Ted Kelly of Stanford
• Reached final of the B draw in the SEC Coaches Indoor
• Reached the quarterfinals at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships
• Won four matches at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational and three at the ITA Southeast Regionals
• Competed in the Napa Valley Tennis Classic and the Florida State Fall Invitational

2006-07 (Freshman Season)
• Went 7-1 overall in singles including a 2-0 dual-match record
• Saw action in the first round of both the SEC Tournament and the NCAA Tournament
• Joined the team in January of 2007

Before Georgia
• 2006 Kenyan Tennis Player of the Year
• 2006 Junior Kenyan Athlete of the Year
• 2006 Kenyan Sportsman of the Year Bronze Medal winner
• 2005 and 2006 Coastal Sportsman of the Year
• No. 1-ranked junior African player and No. 1 player in Kenya
in 2005 and 2006
• Played for Kenya in the Davis Cup in 2004 and 2005
• Quarterfinalist at the 2005 Australian Open Juniors and 2005
Wimbledon Junior Doubles
• Reached the Round of 16 at the U.S. Open Junior singles in
2005
• Won five straight ITF Junior singles tournaments in 2005
• Won the Santa Croce doubles title in Italy
• Career-high ITF World Junior Ranking of No. 20

Personal
• Born March 26, 1988 in Mombasa, Kenya
• Son of Carlo and Maria Vittulli
• Younger sister Martina (16) also plays tennis in South Africa
• Majoring in Landcscape Architecture

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