THIS SEASON: JT Sundling enters his sophomore season at USC ranked No. 51 in the nation in ITA doubles with Jaak Poldma... In the fall, Sundling was ranked No. 102 in the nation in singles and No. 54 in doubles with Peter Lucassen... Went 7-5 in fall singles, competing at the Land Rover Napa Valley, Battle of the Bay, ITA Southwest Regional and Southern California Intercollegiates... Won the Southern California Intercollegiate doubles championship with Jaak Poldma, also went 2-1 with Daniel Nguyen at Regionals and 3-0 with Ray Sarmiento at the Battle in the Bay.
2009-10 SEASON: Sundling finished the season ranked No. 55 in the nation in doubles with Daniel Nguyen... Won all five doubles matches that were completed during the NCAA Tournament... Named to NCAA All-Tournament Team for No. 2 doubles with Nguyen... Went 13-5 overall in singles, including a 5-2 record in dual match play... Played at the No. 5 (0-1) and No. 6 (5-1) positions... In doubles, went 18-10 overall and was 14-6 in dual match play... Went 15-4 overall with Nguyen, going 11-1 in dual matches at the No. 1 (1-0) and No. 2 (10-1) positions... Also was 4-3 with Robert Farah, going 2-2 at No. 1 and 2-1 at No. 2... Was 1-0 with Steve Johnson at No. 2 doubles and went 0-1 with Jason McNaughton... Entered the spring ranked No. 65 in the ITA national singles rankings... During the fall, went 4-3 in singles and 3-3 in doubles, competing in ITA All-American qualifying, the ITA Southwest Regionals and reaching the singles semifinals of the Southern California Intercollegiates... Reached the doubles semifinals as well with Daniel Nguyen... Also won USTA Boys' 18s National Hard Court Championship in doubles with Nguyen in August 2009 to qualify for wildcard berth in the U.S. Open doubles main draw.
HIGH SCHOOL: Sundling posted a 44-19 overall record as a senior at Westlake High...Came to USC ranked No. 15 in the nation and at No. 4 in California... In 2007, faced current USC teammate Steven Johnson in the finals of the Southern California Junior Sectional Championships... Also recently reached the finals at the 2008 Pan American ITF Closed Championship Qualifying tournament in Tulsa... Ranked No. 1 in the nation in 14s, No. 5 in 16s and No. 2 in 18s... A two-time doubles champion at Kalamazoo in 16s and 18s... Competed at the Junior Davis Cup as a 16-under... Was the Winter National Junior singles champion in December 2008.
PERSONAL: John Tyler Sundling was born Jan. 18, 1991 in Tacoma Park, Md.... Parents are Thomas and Jennifer... Has four siblings, Alex, Ben, Annie and Katie... Enjoys vacationing with his family in his free time... Lists Pete Sampras as his biggest sports hero... Would like to play professionally after graduation... Has not decided on a major.
SUNDLING'S CAREER STATISTICS
Overall Dual Matches Overall Dual Matches
Year W L Pct. W L Pct. W L Pct. W L Pct.
2010 13 5 .722 5 2 .714 18 10 .643 14 6 .700