Martin Joyce
Martin  Joyce

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hinsdale, Ill.

High School:
Hinsdale

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 175

Birthdate:
10/11/1996

04/17/2017

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04/11/2017

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04/04/2017

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03/27/2017

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03/06/2017

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Ohio State Career Honors – 2016 OSU Scholar-Athlete … 2016 ITA Midwest Region Freshman of the Year

2015-16 (Freshman)

Had a tremendous freshman season … Went undefeated in dual singles matches during the spring (21-0) and finished the year at 24-2 overall … Played primarily No. 1 and 2 doubles and posted a 23-12 record … Ranked as high as No. 13 with doubles partner Ralf Steinbach and finished the year ranked No. 50 … Advanced to the quarterfinals of the  ITA All-Americans doubles draw with Ralf Steinbach after knocking off the top-ranked team of Austin Smith and Ben Wagland from Georgia 6-1, 6-2 ... Won a pair of singles matches at the ITA Midwest Regional Championship and then advanced to the semifinals of the doubles draw with Steinbach ... Was a perfect 3-0 at No. 6 singles at the ITA Indoor Team Championships and was named to the All-Tournament Team ... Claimed his 9th victory of the spring with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Andrew Biro in the Buckeyes win at No. 13 Oklahoma ... Claimed a 6-3, 6-3 win over Michigan's Myles Schalet and also picked-up his second-straight doubles win with Torpegaard against the Wolverines, topping No. 39 Alex Knight and Runhai Hua ... Picked up his second singles victory at the No. 5 spot with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Lucas Dages at Purdue ... Finished his first trip through the Big Ten undefeated in singles play ... Won all three of his singles matches in the Big Ten Tournament helping lead the Buckeyes to the title ... Continued his win streak in singles, winning his first two NCAA Tournament matches … With the team match tied 3-3, he won a thrilling three-set match against Texas’s John Mee to send the Buckeyes onto the quarterfinals … Swept J.T. Nishimura of Cal 6-3, 6-2 to finish the year.

Prior to Ohio State - Ranked No. 5 in the 2015 class by Tennis RPI ... A five-star recruit according to TennisRecruiting.net ... Named to the 2015 National Boys High School Player of the Year ... Tabbed the 2015 National High School Coaches Association Boy’s Tennis Athlete of the Year ... Led Hinsdale to four-straight state titles ... Won the 2013 Illinois state singles championship and finished runner-up in 2014 ... Won the Illinois state championship for the second time in his career as a senior ... Had a 33-1 record during his state championship season in 2013 ... Was a four-time High School Tennis All-American and was Hinsdale’s MVP all four years ... Finished his high school career with a 165-5 record and won 107 of his last 108 matches ... Won the US Open Playoff Midwest section and competed in the US Open National Playoffs.

Personal - Born October 11, 1996 ... Son of Matt and Sara Joyce