JJ Wolf
JJ  Wolf

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Cincinnati Country Day

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 168

10/20/2017

JJ Wolf Wins USA34 Futures in Harlingen

This was Wolf's first title in a professional event

08/12/2017

Wolf Advances to Final at USTA Championship

Buckeye sophomore competes for title and spot in US Open

05/23/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

05/15/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

05/02/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

Ohio State Career Honors - 2017 First team All-Big Ten … 2017 Big Ten Freshman of the Year … 2017 ITA Midwest Region Rookie of the Year ... 2017 ITA Scholar-Athlete

2016-17 (Freshman)

Joined the team in January after graduating high school early and had a tremendous first season … Played at the top of the lineup all spring and finished with a record of 16-7 … Broke into the singles rankings in mid-March and rose to as high as No. 41 and received a bid for the NCAA Singles Championship … Finished the year ranked No. 50 … Also had a good doubles season, going 12-5 and winning his only match at the No. 1 spot … Opened the year by going undefeated in his first 16 matches and registering six wins … Picked up his first win of the year over a ranked opponent when he defeated No. 70 Harrison Scott of Texas 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in Austin … Went 9-2 in his first run through the Big Ten, including a huge win over No. 32 Aron Hiltzik of Illinois as he provided the winning point a 4-3 victory by claiming the match in a third-set tiebreak … Provided the same result when he beat then No. 32 Andrew Harris of Oklahoma in the NCAA round of 16 as he came back to win the third set in a tiebreak to push the Buckeyes into the quarterfinals with a 4-3 victory … Played doubles sparingly through the first two months, going 2-1 in that span … Began playing primarily with Hunter Tubert midway through the Big Ten season and went on a run of seven wins in a nine-match span with just one loss … Defeated Collin Altamirano and J.C. Aragone of Virginia in the team’s NCAA semifinal match to help secure the doubles point for the Buckeyes

Prior to Ohio State 

Ranked No. 3 in the 2017 class by Tennisrecruiting.net … Won the 2016 National Hardcourt doubles title with fellow 2017 signee John McNally and competed in the main draw of the men’s US Open Grand Slam Doubles in 2016 … Has been ranked in the top-5 of his recruiting class since he was 10 years old and has been ranked as high as 14 in the ITF world junior rankings … Had a tremendous 2016 as in addition to his national doubles titles with McNally, he played in three of the four Junior Grand Slams -- US Open, Wimbledon, and French Open – and reached the round of 16 at the US Open after reaching the round of 32 the previous year … Won multiple matches over top-10 ITF junior players in 2016 … Also won the 2016 ITF Grade One Coffee Bowl singles title, was a finalist at the ITF 36th Asuncion Bowl Grade One and a semifinalist in the ITF Grade One 38° Torneo Internazionale "Città Di Santa Croce" Mauro Sabatini … Enjoyed similar success in 2015, winning the singles title and was a doubles finalist at the Boy’s 16 Winter Nationals after winning both titles at the National Selection Orlando, Florida Boy’s 18.

Personal

Full name is Jeffrey John Wolf ... A two-sport standout at Cincinnati Country Day in both tennis and soccer … Coached by his father Jeff Wolf and David Kass, who was a three-time collegiate All-American and was ranked as high as 288 in the ATP singles rankings … Grandfather Charles played football at Notre Dame … Father Jeff played basketball at Rollins College and is a member of the school’s athletics hall of fame … Mother Brooke was an All-MAC tennis player at Miami … Sister Danielle is currently a sophomore on the Ohio State women’s tennis team.