Nicolas Chua
Nicolas Chua
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Carlos, Calif.
High School: Bellarmine College Preparatory

Career:

  • Singles record: 66-31; Doubles record: 54-19

2016-17:

  • Singles record: 20-9; Doubles record: 7-3
  • Played primarily at No. 1 and No. 2 singles
  • NCAA All-American in singles (semifinalist)
  • Became the first UChicago man to ever reach the NCAA singles semifinals
  • NCAA national qualifier in singles
  • First Team All-UAA (1st Singles)
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (3/27)
  • UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team
  • UAA All-Academic

2015-16:

  • Singles record: 16-13; Doubles record: 25-11
  • Played primarily at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles
  • Led the team in doubles victories
  • ITA All-American in singles and doubles
  • Won the singles title at the 2015 ITA Central Region Championships for the second-straight year
  • Won the doubles title at the 2015 ITA Central Region Championships with partner David Liu
  • Took third place in doubles at the USTA/ITA Division III National Small College Championships with partner David Liu
  • Took sixth place in singles at the USTA/ITA Division III National Small College Championships
  • NCAA national qualifier in singles and doubles
  • Finished the season at No. 14 in the ITA singles rankings and No. 15 in the ITA doubles rankings
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (9/29, 10/19)
  • UAA All-Academic

2014-15:

  • Singles record: 30-9; Doubles record: 22-5
  • NCAA qualifier in singles
  • ITA National and Central Region Men's Rookie of the Year
  • Won singles title at the 2014 ITA National Small College Championships
  • Won singles title at the 2014 ITA Central Region Championships
  • ITA All-American in singles
  • In the season-ending ITA national rankings, finished No. 5 in singles
  • UAA Rookie of the Year
  • Second Team All-UAA at No. 1 singles and No. 3 doubles
  • Received the James O'Hara Sportsmanship Award at the National Small College Championships
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (9/29, 10/13, 2/16, 3/2, 4/13, 5/11)

Personal:

  • Major: Economics
  • Played four years of tennis in high school
  • Four-star recruit in high school
  • Speech and Debate team member