Franz Sydow
Franz  Sydow


Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Gophers Fall in Final Regular-Season Match

Minnesota finished 5-6 in Big Ten play to earn at No. 7 seed in the conference tournament


Gophers Win Doubles, Fall to No. 10 Illinois

Minnesota took a 1-0 lead with wins at Nos. 1 and 2 doubles but fell, 5-1, to the 10th-ranked Illini.


Gophers Top MSU on Senior Day

Juan Pablo Ramirez clinched the win for the Gophers in his final match at the Baseline Tennis Center


Gophers Post 5-2 Win Over Michigan

No. 55 Minnesota improved to 10-10 and 4-4 in the Big Ten, claiming the Little Brown Jug in win the victory.


Toledo Upsets Kobelt, Gophers Fall to OSU

The No. 51 Minnesota men's tennis team dropped a 5-2 contest to No. 1 Ohio State, but the Gophers' Leandro Toledo downed No. 8 Peter Kobelt

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Finished the season 5-7 in singles and 8-18 in doubles • was 3-1 in three-set matches • clinched team wins with singles victories against Green Bay and Marquette (Jan. 31) • went 8-12 in doubles in the spring, playing primarily with Juan Pablo Ramirez, going 7-9 with a 7-7 record at the No. 3 position • was 2-3 in fall singles action, winning in his first collegiate match, 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (9), against Princeton's Ben Quazzo (Oct. 31) and adding another victory against Christopher Ellis of Bates at the Lakewood Ranch Invitational (Nov. 8).

Competed with the Pro-M Tennis Academy in the Netherlands • ranked as high as 113 by ITF in 2012 • competed for both the Dutch and Venezuelan national teams and was a finalist at the Under 16 and Under 18 Dutch national championships.

PERSONAL: Plans to major in economics • most memorable sports thrill was turning around an important match in front of the home crowd in Venezuela • enjoys listening to music • father, Franz Sr., played tennis at Georgia Tech from 1986-1990 • son of Franz and Pilar Sydow • born Feb. 3, 1995.

Franz Sydow's Career Statistics
Season Singles Doubles
2013-14 5-7 8-18
Career Totals 5-7 8-18


UCF Snaps Gophers' Winning Streak at Six

UCF Snaps Gophers' Winning Streak at Six

3/14/2018 - M. Tennis

The Gophers saw their six-dual winning streak snapped as the team fell 4-2 against UCF at on Wednesday evening.

Gophers Return to the Court Wednesday vs UCF

Gophers Return to the Court Wednesday vs UCF

3/12/2018 - M. Tennis

The Gopher Men’s Tennis Team will return to competition Wednesday after a well-earned 10-day break as the team faces off with UCF on Wednesday.

Lobak Steps In and Steps Up In Rookie Season

Lobak Steps In and Steps Up In Rookie Season

3/8/2018 - M. Tennis

Freshman Vlad Lobak had yet to appear in a doubles match for the Gopher Men’s Tennis team during the spring season, but when his number was called, he answered.

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