The Cardinal nabs the No. 1 spot with Arthur Fery. The United Kingdom native entered signing day with the highest UTR among incoming college freshmen. In 2019, Fery was a doubles semifinalist at the Wimbledon Boy’s Championships. Fery is joined on the list by teammate Tristan Boyer. Hailing from California, Boyer was rated the No. 1 recruit in the country for three years straight during his junior career. 
Coming in at No. 2 on the list is Arizona’s Gustaf Strom. He is the highest ranked player to ever commit to the Wildcats. Strom was the No. 1 junior from Sweden and was a finalist in doubles at the 2018 Orange Bowl.
College tennis heavyweights Stanford and Wake Forest place two a piece on the top 10 Newcomers list.

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Oracle/ITA Division I Men’s Rankings

Top 10 Preseason Newcomers
Administered by the ITA
January 13, 2021

Rank Player Team
1 Arthur Fery Stanford University
2 Gustaf Strom University of Arizona
3 Jeffrey Von Der Schulenburg University of Virginia
4 Tristan Boyer Stanford University
5 Micah Braswell University of Texas
6 Luciano Tacchi Wake Forest University
7 Joshua Lapadat University of Kentucky
8 Clement Chidekh University of Washington
9 Filippo Moroni Wake Forest University
10 Guy Den Ouden Pepperdine

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