Franz Sydow
Franz Sydow

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Amsterdam, Netherlands

High School:
Calandlyceum

Height:
5-7


04/20/2014

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

04/19/2014

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.

04/13/2014

Gophers Top MSU on Senior Day

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

04/11/2014

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.

04/04/2014

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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2013-14 FRESHMAN SEASON
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).

PRIOR TO MINNESOTA:
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

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Gophers Take Tough 4-3 Loss

2/7/2016

Ruben Weber and Marino Alpeza looked strong as the Gophers dropped a nail-biter of a Border Battle 4-3 to Wisconsin.

Gophers Lose to No. 13 South Florida

2/5/2016

The No. 23 University of Minnesota Gophers fell to No. 13 South Florida 7-0 at the Baseline Tennis Center.

Gophers Hosting South Florida, Wisconsin

2/4/2016

The No. 23 Gophers have another tough weekend ahead as they host No. 13 South Florida and No. 74 Wisconsin at the Baseline Tennis Center.

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