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David Liu
David Liu
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Millard North


  • Singles record: 66-15; Doubles record: 57-26


  • Singles record: 2-1; Doubles record: 3-1
  • Played primarily at No. 5 singles and No. 3 doubles
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (May 14)
  • UAA All-Academic


  • Singles record: 11-4; Doubles record: 5-2
  • Played primarily at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles
  • ITA All-American in singles
  • ITA Central Region singles champion
  • CoSIDA Third Team Academic All-American
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • Won seven-straight singles matches to start the season
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Sept. 26)
  • UAA All-Academic


  • Singles record: 27-3; Doubles record: 24-11
  • Played primarily at No. 1 doubles and No. 2, 3 and 5 singles
  • Led the team in singles victories
  • ITA All-American in doubles
  • Won the doubles title at the 2015 ITA Central Region Championships with partner Nicolas Chua
  • Took third place in doubles at the USTA/ITA Division III National Small College Championships with partner Nicolas Chua
  • NCAA national qualifier in doubles
  • Finished the season at No. 15 in the ITA doubles rankings and No. 37 in the ITA singles rankings
  • Won 24 of his first 25 singles matches of the season
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (9/29, 10/19, 1/25)
  • UAA All-Academic


  • Singles record: 26-7; Doubles record: 25-12
  • Won doubles title with teammate Deepak Sabada at the 2014 ITA Central Region Championships
  • Took fourth place in doubles with partner Deepak Sabada at the 2014 ITA National Small College Championships
  • ITA All-American in doubles
  • Second Team All-UAA at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles
  • ITA Scholar-Athlete


  • Major: Economics
  • UChicago activities: Dougan Scholars, UCIB, Maroon Capital, UChicago Sports Business Team 
  • Participated in four years of tennis in high school
  • Four-time singles state champion, with three in Nebraska and one in Texas
  • 117-1 overall high school record
  • Five-star recruit in high school
  • Three-time national open champion, two-time Missouri Valley Player of the Year, Three-time Nebraska player of the year
  • Achieved No. 2 national ranking, featured in Sports Illustrated Magazine
  • Four-time MVP, First Team All-State
  • Three-time Omaha Scholar-Athlete Award, three-time all-state academic, 2014 National Economics Challenge (national semifinalist)