Justyn Levin
Justyn  Levin

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Melbourne, Australia

High School:
Leibler Yavneh College

Height:
6-0


08/16/2016

Summer Update: Levin and Sprinkel

Catch up with Justyn Levin and Jesse Sprinkel on what they have been doing this summer.

PRONUNCIATION:



2016-17 | SOPHOMORE SPRING: Went 3-4 in singles and 10-12 in doubles • started off spring season with a strong victory over South Dakota State 6-1 with partner Stefan Milicevic • at the No. 2 doubles position, defeated the North Dakota pair of Mailes/Misialek 6-2 and also won in the No. 3 singles position 3-6, 6-0, 6-2 • Finishes with multiple wins with three different partners including going 4-5 with Marino Alpeza and 3-2 with Josip Krstanovic • helped the Gophers advance in the Big Ten tournament with a 6-3 victory over Indiana in the No. 2 position • In the No. 6 spot, responded after dropping the first set 1-6 with a 6-0 and 6-4 to defeat Brenden Volk of No. 19 Northwestern. FALL: Went 4-3 in singles play and 3-2 in doubles • won two straight matches at the ITA Central Region Championships before falling to Jurence Mendoza • won two singles matches and three doubles matches with partner Stefan Milicevic at the Gopher Invitationial.

2015-16 | FRESHMAN SPRING:
Went 7-12 in singles and 9-10 in doubles  started off spring season winning 7-6 (5) with teammate Krstanovic at the ITA Kickoff against Columbia's Miguel Alda/Eric Rubin • At the No. 3 spot, defeated Joshua Schramm of Green Bay 6-7 (4-7), 7-5, 6-1 • earned two doubles wins at the No. 3 spot with Krstanovic, defeating Army 6-4 and Illinois State 6-1 • established his second win at the No. 3 spot in singles, winning 6-3, 6-3 against Army • lost a close and long match at the No. 4 spot against Illinois State 7-5, 7-6 (4), 1-0 (17) • grabbed an easy 6-0 win at No. 3 doubles with Krstanovic over Hawaii, also earned a 6-3, 7-5 win at No. 3 singles • went undefeated against Michigan State, earning a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 5 singles and a 6-2 win at No. 3 doubles with Lynn • earned a win in the deciding match that lead to an upset of No. 39 Penn State, winning 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 at No. 5 singles • contributed to the doubles point win with a 6-3 victory at No. 3 doubles over Purdue with Lynn • dropped his last singles match of the season 4-6, 7-6, 6-2 at the No. 5 spot against Purdue. FALL: Went 5-4 in singles play and 3-3 in doubles play • Advanced to doubles finals at the Wildcat Invite with Jesse Sprinkel, going 3-1. Also won the consolation singles final with a 6-4, 6-4 victory • Advanced past the first round of the ITA Central Region Championship in singles • Competed in singles and doubles play at the Lakewood Ranch Invitational.


PRIOR TO MINNESOTA
Winner of the 2013 Glen Eira Council Student Achievement Award in recognition of outstanding achievement • chosen to represent his state in a team of eight in the Bruce Cup going on to win the silver medal • represented his state in the Rod Laver cup • winner of the 2011 College Ambassador for Elite Performance Award • competed internationally on the ITF junior and senior circuit, nationally in Australian Tournaments along with playing club tennis for the Kooyong Lawn Tennis club and Maccabi tennis club • was top ten in the country for his age and earned a ranking of 92 for all ages • winner of the 2015 Brisbane Open • singles and doubles winner of the Alice Springs 2013 and 2014 • singles winner of the 2013 Burnie Open • doubles winner of the 2013 Tennis Blue Gold Coast Open • doubles winner of the 2012 European junior tour Arges cup • doubles winner of the European junior tour Siauliai Toyota Tennis cup • doubles winner of the 2012 Tasmanian Open • doubles winner of the 2011 Redcliffe Open • won 2011 Boys 16 Singles King Daddy Houston Open

PERSONAL Plans to study business and marketing education with a minor in sports management • lists most memorable sports thrill as winning the bronze medal for tennis in the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Israel playing for Australia • enjoys rope and tree climbing adventure courses • son of Milton and Ilsa Levin • Has three siblings, Candy (32), Romi (29) and Josh (26) • born July 28, 1996.

Justyn Levin's Career Statistics
Season Singles Doubles
2015-16 12-16 12-13
2016-17 7-7 13-14
Career Totals 19-23 25-27

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