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Josef Dodridge
Josef  Dodridge


Bournemouth, England

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 146

Dodridge's Career Singles Records

Season Overall Dual Tour. Fall Big Ten No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No. 6
2014-15 14-11 10-9 --- 4-2 3-6 6-6 --- 1-0 1-2 2-1 ---
Career 14-11 10-9 --- 4-2 3-6 6-6 --- 1-0 1-2 2-1 ---

Dodridge's Career Doubles Records

Season Overall Dual Tour. Fall Big Ten No. 1 No. 2 No. 3
2014-15 13-13 8-8 --- 5-5 2-7 4-7 4-1 ---
Career 13-13 8-8 --- 5-5 2-7 4-7 4-1 ---

Honors: 2015 Second-Team All-Big Ten ... first Wisconsin freshman to earn All-Big Ten honors since Moritz Baumann's first-team All-conference nod in 2007

2014-15 Singles: Played number one singles for all but one Big Ten match, finishing with an overall record of 14-11, including 6-6 at the No. 1 position ... led Wisconsin with 10 wins in the spring and was the only Badger to finish with a winning record ... tallied first victory over a ranked opponent when he beat Iowa's 104th-ranked Matt Hagan, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 ... also knocked off first-team All-Big Ten pick Dusty Boyer of Nebraska, 6-1, 6-2

2014-15 Doubles: Partnered with Jose Carranza to reach No. 76 ranking after posting a record of 8-8 in the spring, primarily at the No. 1 doubles position ... registered a 6-1 victory over Notre Dame's No. 9-ranked duo of Josh Hagar and Eddy Covalschi ... also knocked off 74th-ranked Matt Hagan and Dominic Patrick of Iowa (8-2) and beat Northwestern's 53rd-ranked team of Sam Shropshire and Alex Pasareanu, 8-7 (7-4)

Before Wisconsin: Dodridge brings international touring experience to the Badgers, having played several European tennis tournaments and ITF junior tournaments. He was a silver medalist in the Australia World Schools Championships where he represented Reed's School. He placed first in the Oman Grade 5 ITF singles tournament.

While representing Great Britain in the 16U Tennis Europe Winter Cup, he placed fifth out of 32 European nations. He was a finalist in the 18 and under Great Britain National Doubles tournament, as well as a Switzerland Grade 4 ITF first place finisher in doubles. Josef has earned six National Schools titles.

"We are really excited about Josef joining our program as a student athlete," said head coach Greg Van Emburgh. "He was the number one British player in the 16's and has always been one of the top players in England. He had tremendous work ethic and is a great competitor with experience in many international tournaments. I am very confident his game will continue to grow and become a difference maker for our program."

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