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Player Profile:

Ionut Beleleu
 Ionut Beleleu

Zalau, Romania

High School:
Colegiul Zalau

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Selected as at-large participants to compete in the singles portion of the 2011 NCAA Championships ... Ranked as high as No. 24 in singles and 68th-nationally in doubles with partner Tsvetan Mihov ... Led the Sooners at the No. 1 singles and doubles position for the majority of the year where he posted a 13-9 singles record and 6-17 doubles record ... 2010 USTA/ITA Central Region Champion ... Career record of 94-44 in singles and 59-57 in doubles ... First team All-Big 12 selection ... First team Academic All-Big 12 member ... In the fall, was one of 32 participants to make the cut to compete in the USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships ... Defeated three top 25 players in A&M's 23rd-ranked Austin Krajicek, TT's Raony Carvalho (No. 20) and Baylor's John Peers (No. 17) ... In doubles, Beleleu and Mihov downed three top 25 tandems in Tulsa's Marsland and Watling, (ranked No. 24), OSU's Bessonov and Bondarenko (No. 18) and Texas Tech's Carvalho and Garcia (No. 14).

Junior (2009-10)
All-Big 12 First team ... First Team Academic All-Big 12 ... Advanced to quarterfinals of the ITA/Wilson Regional Championships ... Top 16 finish at the D'Novo/ITA All-AmericanChampionships ... ITA No.59 singles player nationally ... ITA No. 8 player
in the Central Region.

Sophomore (2008-09)
Claimed the 2009 Big 12 regular season championship at the No. 4 singles position... Finished the spring season with a 17-5 overall record and a conference record of 5-1... Partnered with Sergey Avdeyev at the No. 1 doubles position and finished with a 13-9 mark... The duo was ranked as high as No. 42 nationally... Began the spring season ranked No. 144 nationally in singles by the ITA... Concluded the fall season with a 9-2 record ... took the No. 2 flight championship at the 2008 Navy Invitational ... held a seven match winning streak from Sept. 12 - Oct. 7 ... advanced through pre-qualifying at the 2008 D'Novo All-American Championships.

Freshman (2007-08)
Completed the season with a 7-6 record, competing in the No. 2 and 3 single slots in non-conference ... had a 5-6 doubles record teaming up with Ryan Thomas ... did not compete in Big 12 play.

Prior to Oklahoma
Two-time National Champion (individual) ... earned one team National Championship ... two-time runner-up in National Championships (singles and doubles) ... third place finish in European Championships ... third place in Orange Bowl doubles ... ranked No. 220 in ATP ... top 100 in ITF ... top five ranking in ETA (European ranking).

Son of Ioan and Aurica Beleleu ... majoring in finance ... has one brother, Petrut (17).

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