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Tomas Smid

Height

6-3

Class

Senior

Hometown

Prague, Czech Republic

High School

Bradenton Academy

As a Junior in 2000-01: Compiled a 15-16 singles record at No.1-2-3-4 positions and a 19-12 doubles record…

As a Sophomore in 1999-00: finished season with a 10-16 record at No. 1-2 singles and a 15-8 record in doubles action…transfer from University of Kentucky where he went 23-16 overall in singles play, playing most of the season at No. 3 singles…held a No. 100 ranking during the 1998-99 season as well as a No. 44 ranking in doubles while paired with Edo Bawono…

Prep: As a junior player, was ranked in top 100 in singles and doubles in the world…won Florida High School State Singles and Doubles Championships three years in a row while playing for Bradenton Academy…

Personal: Born August 15, 1979…son of Helena and Tomas Smid… his father, a former professional, was ranked No. 9 in singles and No. 1 in doubles in 1984…. enjoys playing billiards and soccer…