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Steven Capriati
Steven Capriati


Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Saddlebrook Academy

Last College:
University of South Florida

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190



Steven Capriati Senior 6-1, 190 Tampa, Fla.

2000-2001: First season at Arizona... Transferred from the University of South Florida... Ranked No. 97 by to end the season… Finished the season 18-13, while competing in the No. 1 spot... Recorded wins against Jean Paul Fruttero, ranked No. 25 at the time, of California and No. 53 Matt Hanlin of Washington... In doubles action with partner Carl Hagman, ended the season 2-3 competing in the first slot... Faced UCLA’s seventh-ranked team to gain valuable experience as a duo... Compiled a fall record of 6-4... Made it to the championship round in flight one play at the San Diego All-College Invitational, picking up three wins... Earned a victory at the Thurnderbirds Invitational... Picked up two more wins at the ITA Region VIII South Championships and made it to the third round in consolation play... In doubles play, with partner Carl Hagman, compiled a 4-3 record... The duo made it to the quarterfinals at the ITA Region VIII South Championships.

1999-2000: At the University of South Florida, went on a six-match winning streak, compiling a final record of 15-14... Competed in the first and second spots... Earned Conference USA first-team honors... Finished the season ranked 80th by the Collegiate Tennis Rankings. High School: Graduated in 1998 from Saddlebrook Academy, in Wesley Chapel, Florida... Attended high school with former Wildcat teammate Johnathon Brozyna.

Personal: Steven Alfred Capriati... Born Aug. 15, 1979, in New York, N.Y… Son of Stefano and Denise Capriati ... Majoring in communication... Sister, Jennifer, is currently the No. 1-ranked women’s tennis player in the world.