TUCSON, Ariz. ?- The No. 26 Arizona men’s tennis team (2-0) welcomed a new player to their team Wednesday, January 19th.Christen Claudio, from Lucerne, Switzerland, comes to the Wildcats, for the spring season, after graduation from Wirtschattsmittel School, in Switzerland, this January.
Claudio brings with him, the 2004, Under-18, National Swiss Junior Champion title. In addition to his national title, Claudio was also a three time junior regional champion in Switzerland.
“Claudio is going to make an immediate impact on our team. We pride ourselves in our depth and Claudio is only going to strengthen that,” assistant Tad Berkowitz said.
Claudio and the Wildcats will continue action next Saturday, January 29, against Oklahoma State, and on Sunday, January 30, against Tulsa. First serve is set for 1:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m.