Juan Pablo Ramirez  
Juan Pablo Ramirez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bogota, Colombia

Height:
6-2


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 Gear Up for Final Home Weekend

The Gopher will host Michigan Friday at 6 p.m. and Michigan State Sunday at noon for Senior Day.

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.

10/18/2011

Juan Pablo Ramirez

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2012-13 • JUNIOR: Picked up the Jerry Noyce/Nike Most Improved Player Award • Marked a 16-16 overall singles record and a 19-13 overall doubles record in his junior season with the Gophers • Played for a 5-5 tally in conference action • Gathered notable wins against Jeff Hawke (No. 14 Washington) and Michael Zhu (No. 31 Michigan) early in the season during the team's 9-1 run • Defeated Michigan State's Harry Jadun in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament and VCU's Dylan McCloskey in the first round of the NCAA Tournament • Teamed with Rok Bonin in conference doubles and went 6-4 at the second position • Finished the fall season with 6-5 singles record • Went 2-1 in singles at the Penn Invitational (Sept. 28-30) • Captured the doubles title at the Penn Invitational with teammate Juan Pablo Ramirez, defeating Penn's Ismael Lahlou/ and Vim De Alwiss, 9-8, in the championship match • Advanced past the round of 64 at the USTA/ITA Central Region Championship (Oct. 18-22) with a two-set win over Bobby Kidera of St. Louis • Went 2-2 at the Gopher Invitational (Nov. 1-4) in singles and marked an impressive 4-1 record in doubles with Eric Frueh • With Froment as a partner, advanced to the doubles championship of the Lakewood Ranch Invitational (Nov. 9-11) after three wins in the opening rounds • Lost to Florida's Gordon Watson and Billy Federhofer, 8-2, in the finals.

2011-12 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Went 12-6 overall in singles (1-1 in dual matches and 11-5 in fall tournament play) • Was 17-9 overall in doubles (14-4 in dual matches and 3-5 in doubles) • Tied Leandro Toledo for a team high 11 singles wins in the fall • His two singles matches in the spring both came in Big Ten play • Beat Quinton Vega (2/25) of Wisconsin 6-3, 6-2, but lost to Indiana's Dimitrije Tasic (4/14) • Played with five different doubles partners during the season, but found the most success with Leandro Toledo, as they went 13-4 in dual matches • Duo was 3-4 at No. 2 doubles and 10-0 at the third position (began the spring season 10-0 before moving up to the second position) • Combined to go 9-2 in Big Ten play with Toledo ) • Was named to the Spring Academic All-Big Ten team.

2010-11 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Joined the team in January so he did not compete in the fall • Went 1-3 in singles and 4-2 in doubles as a new addition to the team in the spring • Posted first collegiate win against Angel Alvarez 6-1, 6-1 on 3/26 to help Minnesota complete its only sweep of the season against Denver • Played all six doubles matches (4-2 record) alongside Tobias Wernet, winning three straight from 4/8-15 • Teamed with Wernet in Big Ten tournament doubles play • Duo kicked off Big Ten doubles competition in quarterfinal against Wisconsin and in semifinal against Indiana with 8-2 and 8-6 wins, respectively • Tandem lost 8-4 in championship to Blaz Rola and Balazs Novak of Ohio State • Teamed with Tobias Wernet to win their match at third singles against Fresno State in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

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