- Rafael Rondino
Rafael  Rondino


Barueri, Brazil

Last College:
Auburn Univ.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165



As a Junior
Fall 2012: Compiled a 9-3 singles record last fall at UAB after transferring from Auburn ... won all three matches in Blazer debut at Dale Short Shootout ... advanced to second round of USTA/ITA Southern Regional ... played doubles with several different playing partners.

As a Sophomore (Auburn)
Spring 2012: Was strong in doubles for Auburn, posting a 6-4 mark in dual match play ... was 14-7 overall in doubles, including the fall season ... recorded a 2-4 mark in singles in dual play; 4-12 overall ... teamed up with fellow countryman Lucas Lopasso to record a 10-7 overall mark in doubles, including 5-4 in the dual match season and 3-3 in SEC play ... helped clinch the doubles point in two SEC matches ... paired with Lopasso to defeat Arkansas' Gregoire Lehmann and Nikolas Zogaj, 9-7 ... also downed LSU's team of Roger Anderson and Stefan Szacinski, 8-5 ... also had doubles wins vs. Troy, MTSU, Mississippi State and UCF ... won in singles vs. Troy and MTSU.
Fall 2011: Finished 2-8 in singles ... defeated Tulane's Coby Kramer-Golinkof, 6-4, 6-4 and South Alabama's Cody Hall, 7-5, 6-3 in the USTA/ITA Southern Regional ... compiled an 8-3 record in doubles with Lucas Lopasso and Michael Wardell ... advanced to the semifinals of the Southern Intercollegiate Championships with Lopasso ... finished 3-0 at the UCF Invitational with Wardell.

As a Freshman (Auburn)
Spring 2011: Went 11-13 (5-3 SEC) in singles playing at the No. 3, No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 spots ... had a 3-2 record when competing at the No. 4 position ... finished 12-11 in doubles while playing with Tim Hewitt, Lucas Lopasso and Andreas Mies ... compiled a 7-8 record with Lopasso at No. 3.
Fall 2010: Did not play; joined the team in January.

Prior to College
Ranked as the top player in Brazil in the U18 group in 2009 ... played in three ATP events: Campos do Jordao (2009), Challenger de Sao Paulo (2009) and Copa Petrobras (2010) ... participated in a handful of ITF Futures events.

Born Dec. 18, 1991 at Sao Paulo, Brazil ... son of Teresa Yochie Tanobe Rondino and Fernando Caetano Rondino ... has a sister, Patricia Tanobe Rondino ... major is economics.