Felix Corwin picked up a second round victory but failed to qualify for the main draw
Felix Corwin wins in singles opening round; Corwin/Spec fall in doubles play on day one
Gophers seniors Matic Spec and Felix Corwin will return to the 2017 ITA All-American beginning Monday.
Senior Felix Corwin and freshman Jackson Allen fell in their finals round match-ups.
Felix Corwin will compete in the Milwaukee Tennis Classic singles final and doubles final with Jackson Allen
2016-17 | JUNIOR SPRING: Went 16-11 in singles play and 13-8 in doubles • Recorded a 15-6 record in the No. 2 slot in singles and was 13-8 in the No. 1 spot in doubles • picked up first victory over a ranked opponent with a 6-0, 6-3 victory over No. 124 Simon Stevens of Oregon • picked up second straight ranked victory with a win over No. 69 Arjun Kadhe in straight sets against No. 8 Okla. St. 6-4, 6-2 • with the help of Matic Spec, won first eight doubles matches of the spring • Helped the Gophers defeat No. 28 Illinois with a 7-5 doubles victory with partner Matic Spec • was named Second-Team All-Big Ten. FALL: Ranked No. 13 in doubles with Matic Spec • went 7-3 in both singles and doubles play • picked up two victories in singles play at the ITA All-American Championships • partnered with Spec in doubles at the ITA All-American Championships • picked up two doubles wins before falling to No. 2 Bergevi/Lakat 6-3, 4-6, 1-0(6-0) and No. 1 Cash/Kadhe 7-5, 7-5 • won three matches at the ITA Central Region Championships and at the Gopher Invitational • won the doubles Gold Draw championship with Spec at the Gopher Invitational.
2015-16 | SOPHOMORE SPRING: Went 6-11 in singles play and 7-5 in doubles play hampered by a wrist injury throughout the season • winner of the Len Bailey Award Grit and Determination voted on by teammates • went undefeated in the first dual match of the season at Baseline, winning 6-4, 6-2 and 6-2, 6-2 in No. 2 and No. 1 singles, Won 6-0 in the second doubles match of the day with teammate Justyn Levin, both in the No. 1 spot • Defeated No. 9 ranked OSU pair Cash/Kadhe in a rematch of the fall ITA Central Region Championship with teammate Matic Spec • earned a win at the No. 4 spot against Army 7-6 (6), 6-3 • played at the No. 5 spot against Illinois State, winning 6-4, 6-4 • grabbed a 6-2, 6-3 win at the No. 4 spot over Hawaii • earned a No. 3 doubles win with Krstanovic, 7-5 over Iowa • had match with Spec against No. 39 ranked Michigan doubles pair Knight/Hua go unfinished but was up 5-3 • defeated No. 1 doubles pair from Michigan State 6-1 with Spec • was winning 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 against No. 36 ranked Hugo Di Feo of OSU before the match went unfinished • was successful at singles and doubles in upset over No. 39 ranked Penn State - won 7-5, 6-3 at No. 3 singles against No. 123 Matt Barry, swept Penn State's No. 1 doubles with Spec 6-0 • contributed to the doubles point win with a victory over Purdue's No. 1 doubles with Spec 6-3 • in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament, once again defeated Purdue's No. 1 doubles 6-3 with Spec • dropped his last match of the season in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 at the No. 3 spot. FALL: Went 5-2 in singles play and 6-2 in doubles play • Went 1-1 at the ITA All-Americans in singles, topping Florida State’s Marco Nunez (5-7, 6-3, 6-1) • Won the Region Championship in doubles at the ITA Central Region Championships, with five wins alongside partner Matic Spec, topping No. 14 ranked doubles tandem from Oklahoma State. Also won four singles matches to advance to the tournament semifinals • Competed in doubles play at ITA National Indoors with Spec, defeating Christian Coetzee and Luiz Pinto of UAB (6-3, 6-3).
2014-15 | FRESHMAN Completed the season with a 28-6 singles record and a 25-7 doubles mark, tying for the seventh-most doubles wins in a single season in program history • named the team's Bob McNamara Unsung Player of the Year • posted a 14-1 singles record and a 11-2 ledger in doubles at the Baseline Tennis Center • in the spring, went 17-5 in singles and 19-3 in doubles • started dual match season ranked 117th nationally • played at Nos. 3-5 singles and won seven-consecutive matches from Feb. 28 to March 27 • went 8-2 in Big Ten singles play • clinched the Gophers' first Big Ten regular-season title since 1995 with a 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (5) with at No. 4 singles against Northwestern's Logan Staggs (April 19) • posted a 12-match doubles win streak from October 31 through March 20 • had an 18-3 record and reached as high as No. 48 in the national doubles rankings alongside Leandro Toledo • duo downed No. 74-ranked Mikael Torpegaard and Herkko Pollanen of Ohio State on the road (April 3) • finished the fall season 11-1 in singles and 6-4 in doubles • led Minnesota in fall singles wins and tied for the team lead in fall doubles wins • won the first six singles matches of his collegiate career before falling to No. 16-ranked Dane Webb in three sets in the round of 16 at the ITA Central Region Championships (Oct. 12) • notched nine straight-set wins in the fall • became the first Gopher since 2003 to win the Big Ten Indoor Championships singles title, winning five-straight matches without dropping a set (Oct. 31-Nov. 3) • won six of 10 fall doubles matches with three different partners • went 3-1 with both Leandro Toledo and Eric Frueh • reached the ITA Central Region Championships semifinal round with Toledo (Oct. 9-13).
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA Won the Wisconsin state singles title in 2013 and 2014 and was a runner up as a sophomore in 2012 • was a three-time all-state and two-time All-Greater Metro Conference honoree • team captain and team MVP • won the 2013 national team championship with Team Midwest • won the 2013 USTA National Winter Championships doubles title and placed fourth in singles • five-star recruit according to tennisrecruiting.net • claimed the 2012 USTA National Open 18s championship in St. Louis, Mo. • earned the Wallace R. Holzman Sr. Award, awarded to the outstanding 16 or 18-and-under age division male player from the USTA/Midwest Section for the highest standards of tennis accomplishments, character, conduct, sportsmanship and amateurism.
PERSONAL Plans to study finance • was a four-year honor student at Brookfield East High School • lists most memorable sports thrills as winning the 2013 national championship with Team Midwest • father, Timon, played tennis at Kalamazoo College from 1983-86 and was inducted into the ITA Hall of Fame • brother, Tim, plays tennis at DePaul • son of Timon and Rachel Corwin • born May 26, 1996.
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