blankMax de Vroome
No. 4 seeded Trojans head to Illinois for the NCAA Round of 16 and beyond.
No. 4 seeded Trojans host the first two rounds of NCAA action this week at Marks Stadium.
Trojans begin defense of their Pac-12 Championship this week in Ojai as the No. 2 seeds once again.
Trojans tangle with rival Bruins at 3 p.m. on Friday for Pac-12 supremacy.
Trojans can make it 10 straight wins with a victorious weekend of Pac-12 action at Marks Stadium.
THIS SEASON: Max de Vroome enters his first season at USC.
HIGH SCHOOL: de Vroome is a 2012 graduate of Maurick College in Vught, Netherlands... Earned 2010 and 2011 National Talent awards and 2012 International Talent award... Won the Netherlands national singles championships in 2009 and 2010... Won singles titles at the 2012 ITF G1 in Thailand and 2012 ITF G2 in Tunisia... Reached singles quarterfinals of the 2012 Junior French Open... Ranked #21 in the world as an under-18 in 2012... Ranked #1 in the Netherlands in 2011 and 2012... Also in 2012, went 21-6 in singles and 13-6 in doubles.
PERSONAL: Max de Vroome was born Jan. 6, 1994... Son of Astrid Hoofs and Dirk de Vroome... Has two siblings, Jos and Indy... Lists playing a Roland Garros and practicing with Rafael Nadal as his most thrilling sports moments... Enjoys spending holidays in Italy with family and friends in his free time... Lists Roger Federer as his biggest sports hero... Favorite food is his grandmother's cooking... Has always wanted to practice with Roger Federer... Hopes to travel to Australia and South Africa... Has not decided on a major, but hopes to major in business... Would like to play professionally and pursue a business career after graduation.