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Player profile

(Updated April 2019)
5' 11"
Johannesburg, South Africa
high school
St Stithians College

Singles Stats:

Year Overall Dual Match Fall ACC Court 1 Court 2 Court 3 Court 4 Court 5 Court 6 Ranked Wins
2018-19 13-12 8-7 5-5 3-5 3-0 2-4 3-3 0-3
Total 13-12 8-7 5-5 3-5 3-0 2-4 3-3 0-3

Doubles Stats:

Year Overall Dual Match Fall ACC Court 1 Court 2 Court 3 Ranked Wins
2018-19 15-9 9-6 6-3 3-3 9-6 0-0
Total 15-9 9-6 6-3 3-3 9-6 0-0

Spring 2019:

Is 5-2 in singles and 6-3 in doubles through the first two months of the season…clinched his first career match when he won 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 on court four against Texas Tech in the first round of ITA Kick-Off Weekend…got ranked as high as 56th in doubles with partner Chase Wood…

Fall 2018:

Capped off his first semester of collegiate tennis with a 5-5 singles record and a 6-3 doubles record…went 2-2 in singles and doubles at the Bedford Cup…made it to the round of 16 at the ITA Southeast Regional, defeating Francisco Bastias of Miami and Phillip Gresk of Georgia Tech…won the Dick Vitale Collegiate Clay Court Invitational Doubles bracket with partner Chase Wood.

Before FSU:

Was the number one u18 tennis player in the continent of Africa from 2016-17…earned a top-80 ITF ranking in the world rankings in 2017…four-time national champion in South Africa…2017 vice-captain of his high school tennis team…came into Florida State with two ATP points and a career-high world ranking of 1441


Richard Thongoana was born on July 20, 2000…along with tennis he also was a swimmer as a child…aspires to be a tennis professional after college…son of Richard and Mary Thongoana…majoring in Exercise Physiology.