Begins the fall ranked No. 33 in singles… won the Wilson/ITA Southeast Regional Championship in singles to advance to the ITA National Indoor Championships…defeated three ranked opponents during the season…four of his five singles losses came against ranked opponents, including the No. 1 player in the nation…played well in doubles with four victories.
Clint Bowles is on the fast track to rewriting the Florida State record books. With a 25-18 record in 2008-09 Bowles now has 52 singles victories in two seasons, putting him on pace to be the first player in school history to win more than 100 matches. Bowles also earned a career high ranking of No. 29 on January 6, 2009 and made the NCAA Singles Tournament for the first time in his career defeating Raony Carvalo of Texas Tech in the first round. Bowles amassed a 5-4 singles record in ACC play including handing Virginia’s Sanam Singh his only conference loss of the season which helped earn him All-ACC honors for the second consecutive season.
Clint Bowles burst onto the scenes at Florida State with a terrific first season.Bowles led the team in singles (27) and doubles (29) victories in 2008 while playing No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles for the majority of the season.His excellent play helped earn him All-ACC honors and a No. 82 ranking in singles. Along with his partner Jean-Yves Aubone, Bowles set the FSU record for single season double’s victories with 28. Perhaps his biggest moment game in the teams NCAA second round matchup against South Alabama where he clinched the match to send the Seminoles to the round of 16 in a dramatic three-set match against the Jaguars Robert Hodel.
Won the 2007 National Clay Court Championships… sportsmanship award winner at the 2007 National Clay Court Championships… victorious at the 2007 USTA Florida Junior State Closed Championships… advanced to the Round of 16 at the 2007 National Hard Court National Championships… earned two ATP singles and eight ATP doubles points during the summer… 2005 Spring Super National winner in Alabama.
Born November 16, 1988… majoring in sport management… son of Jim and Joy Bowles… also enjoys playing ice hockey… father played tennis at the University of Oklahoma.