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Team USA won its third consecutive Master'U BNP Paribas title, and fourth of the past five years. Since 2009, Team USA has posted an impressive 14-1 record. Congratulations to the players and coaches!

The eighth annual Master’U BNP Paribas united collegiate tennis players from around the world. The eight-team competition featured six student-athletes and two head coaches from ITA member schools who will represent the United States against their peers.

Here's a closer look at the event:

Who: Teams from Belgium, China, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Russia and the USA
Where: Aix-en-Provence, France
When: November 28-December 1, 2013
Format: Best-of-7 Matches (2 MS, 2 WS, 1 MD, 1 WD, 1 XD)
 
Match Info:
Draw, Results: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Blog
Official Sites: Master-U-BNPParibas.com, Facebook 
Team USA Press Release: USTA.com, ITA
ITA Archives: 20122011, 2010, 2009

ITA Players at the 2013 Master'U BNP Paribas:


Mitchell FrankMitchell Frank, 
Virginia
Junior

Noteworthy: 2012 ITA All-American in singles, 2011 ITA Men's All-American Championships winner, 2011  USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships winner. 

Fall Highlights : ITA Men's All-American Championships Singles Champion; ranked No. 15 in the ITA Men's Preseason Singles Rankings


Marcos_Giron(UCLA)_smMarcos Giron, UCLA
Junior

Noteworthy: 2013 ITA All-American in singles

Fall Highlights: 2013 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships Consolation singles winner. ITA Men's All-American Championships Doubles Runner-up with Mackenzie McDonald. Ranked No. 6 in ITA Preseason Rankings.


Peter_Kobelt(OhioState)_smPeter Kobelt, Ohio State
Senior

Noteworthy
2013 ITA All-American in both singles and doubles, 2012 ITA Men's All-American Championships runner-up

Fall Highlights: 2013 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships Consolation doubles winner with Kevin Metka. Ranked No. 3 in ITA Preseason Rankings.




Robin AndersonRobin Anderson, UCLA
Junior

Noteworthy: 2012 
USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships winner. Two-time ITA All-American.

Fall Highlights: R
unner-up at both the 2013 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships and 2013 Riviera/ITA Women’s All American Championships. Ranked No. 2 in ITA Preseason Rankings.


Lauren Herring

Lauren Herring, Georgia
Junior


Noteworthy
: 2013 ITA All-American. 2013 NCAA singles quarterfinalist.

Fall Highlights:  Ranked No. 3 in ITA Preseason rankings. Semifinalist at the 2013 Riviera/ITA Women’s All American Championships (lost to eventual winner, Jamie Loeb of UNC).




Sabrina SantamariaSabrina Santamaria, USC
Junior

Noteworthy: Two-time ITA All-American in both singles and doubles. She and partner Kaitlyn Christian won the triple crown (ITA All-American Championship, the USTA/ITA National Indoors Championship and the NCAA Tournament) during the 2012-2013 season.

Fall Highlights: ITA Preseason No. 1 player in singles and doubles. Singles semifinalist at the 2013 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships.



ITA Coaches at Master'U BNP Paribas


Amanda AugustusAmanda Augustus

University of California 
Women’s Head Coach

Career Record
: 134-46 (117-38 at Cal)

Noteworthy
: Guided the Golden Bears to the NCAA Team Championship finals in just her second season as head coach; Cal has won at least 20 matches in four of five seasons under Augustus. During 
2012-13 season, she was named the Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year for the Northwest Region.



PattonMasterUGreg Patton

Boise State University Men's Head Coach

Career Record: 731-338 (380-145 at Boise State)

Noteworthy
: Coached Pete Sampras and Jim Courier on the U.S. junior national team. N
amed NCAA Division I National Coach twice (1987 and 1997).



Master'U BNP 2013 champs
2013 Master'U BNP Paribas Champions- Team USA
Photo courtesy UCLA Athletics

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