College tennis is well represented in the US Open Men’s Doubles Draw. Former collegiate players make up one-third of the men’s draw. To make sure you are familiar with all 21 players, we found some old photos from their college days and rounded up their top accomplishments while playing in college.

Check out the photos below for a blast from the past!

Note: List is alphabetical and not a rank

21Marcelo Arevalo | University of Tulsa

  • Career High ITA Doubles Rank: 39
  • Reached Sweet 16’s of the NCAA Singles Championship 
  • Named Conference USA Player of the Year and ITA Central Region Player to Watch as a sophomore

20Chris Eubanks | Georgia Tech

  • Two-time ITA All-American
  • Two-time ACC Player of the year 
  • ITA Sportsmanship Award in 2016 and 2017 ITA Arthur Ashe, Jr. Leadership and Sportsmanship Award

19Robert Farah | USC

  • Won two NCAA Team Championships and the 2008 NCAA Doubles Championship
  • Finished USC career ranked No. 1 in singles and No. 2 in doubles
  • ITA Player of the Year (2010), ITA All-Star (2010), ITA All American (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)

18Sander Gille | East Tennessee State University

  • A-Sun Conference Player of the Year
  • Reached the NCAA National Championship Tournament
  • A-Sun All Academic Honor

17Dominic Inglot | University of Virginia

  • ITA Singles All-American
  • Career High ITA Doubles Rank: No. 17
  • NCAA All-Tournament Team at No. 2 doubles

16Austin Krajicek | Texas A&M University

  • 2011 NCAA doubles champion
  • 2010 ITA Indoor Doubles Intercollegiate Championship
  • Career High ITA Doubles Rank: No. 1 

15Nathaniel Lammons | SMU

  • Reached NCAA Team National Championship Sweet 16’s
  • Appeared on the ITA Singles Ranking
  • Team leader in wins in 2015

14Mackenzie McDonald | UCLA

  • Three-time ITA Singles All-American
  • 2016 ITA National Men’s College Player of the Year
  • 2016 NCAA Singles Champion, upsetting top-ranked Mikael Torpegaard in straight sets in the final

13Ben McLachlan | University of California, Berkeley

  • Compiled an 8-4 singles record and an 8-2 doubles record, including a 7-1 doubles record playing with his brother and teammate, Riki McLachlan
  • Finished his collegiate career 27-15 (Career Singles) 28-18 (Career Doubles)
  • USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championship Singles & Doubles Champion

12Andreas Mies | Auburn University

  • ITA All-American Doubles Champion
  • ITA Doubles All-American 
  • Career High ITA Doubles Rank: No. 2

11Nick Monroe | University of North Carolina

  • As a freshman he had second most singles wins on the team with 18 — 17 of his 18 wins were in straight sets
  • Highest ranking of No. 3 in the region in singles (Carolina Region)
  • All-ACC Team

10John Peers | Middle Tennessee State University, Baylor University

  • ITA Doubles All-American
  • Career High ITA Doubles Rank: No. 5
  • Earned ITA Texas Region Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship Award

9Rajeev Ram | University of Illinois

  • 2003 NCAA National Champion 
  • 2003 NCAA Doubles National Champion
  • Career High ITA Doubles Ranking: No. 6

8Jean-Julien Rojer | UCLA

  • Ranked No. 35 in singles and No. 1 in doubles in the Preseason ITA Rankings
  • Earned All-America honors in 2001 and 2002
  • Three-year letterwinner at UCLA from 2000-02

7Noah Rubin | Wake Forest University

  • First ACC men’s tennis Player of the Year in Wake Forest men’s tennis history
  • Career High ITA Singles Rank: No.5 
  • ITA All-American

6Joe Salisbury | University of Memphis

  • Two-time ITA Scholar-Athlete 
  • Became first player in school history to appear in main draw of ITA All-America Singles Championship
  • Finished his collegiate career 79-55 (Singles Career) 97-37 (Doubles Career)

5Ken Skupski | Louisiana State University

  • Played at No. 1 singles for entire career
  • Three-time ITA All-American
  • Sits fourth on the LSU career wins list with 104

4Neal Skupski | Louisiana State University

  • Three-time ITA All-American
  • Career High ITA Doubles Rank: No. 8
  • 2011 Louisiana Player of the Year

3Michael Venus | Louisiana State University

  • 2009 ITA Singles & Doubles All-American
  • Compiled a combined 34 victories over nationally-ranked opponents, 21 in singles and 13 in doubles
  • SEC Player of the Year

2Joran Vliegen | East Carolina University

  • ITA Carolina Regions Most Improved Senior Award
  • Final ITA Singles Ranking: No. 28
  • First player in school history to win the ITA Carolina Region Singles Title and first player to compete at the NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Championships 2014

1Jackson Withrow | Texas A&M University

  • Three-time ITA All-American
  • Career High ITA Doubles Rank: No. 1
  • Advanced to the Sweet 16 at the individual championships 

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