Why I chose FAU: "I chose FAU knowing that Florida is the best place to train. The weather helps a lot. Florida is known as one of the strongest, if not the strongest, place in the world for tennis."
2009-10: Named First Team All-Sun Belt Conference for the second consecutive season . . . captured the league's weekly award . . . compiled a 13-6 record at No. 1 singles position . . won 14 matches which ranked second on the team . . . surpassed the 100 win plateau with a doubles victory over Bethune-Cookman (4/3) . . . played key role in FAU advancing to the semifinals of the Sun Belt Conference Championships for third consecutive season . . . won six of his last nine matches to conclude the season
2008-09: Named First Team All-Sun Belt Conference honors and captured the league's weekly award twice . . . finished the season ranked 116th in ITA rankings among the 2,000 players competing at the Division I level . . . became first Owl to finish the regular-season with a national ranking . . . was ranked 28th in the season-ending Southeast Regional rankings . . . started the season winning 15 matches en route to a 26-6 record . . . played primarily at the number one singles position . . . went undefeated in Sun Belt Conference action and finished season on a four match winning streak . . . also tallied 16 victories at the number one doubles spot.
2007-08: Challenged the team's all-time season record holder for wins in a season to split time at No. 1 and No. 2 . . . ended the year 22-8 overall and 16-4 in dual matches . . . was undefeated against Sun Belt competition . . . was 2-1 against ranked opponents, 6-2 at No. 1 and 10-2 at No. 2...posted a 10-5 doubles record playing with two partners . . . opened his collegiate career with a victory over an FSU individual who was ranked No. 70 . . . followed it up in January with another top-100 victory against Miami . . . was 2-1 on the year against ranked opponents.
High School: Played for Paschal Coutrois at Academie Nouvel Courtois in France . . . held an ITF ranking of 133 and an ATP ranking of 1377.
Tennis: Academy Hauts de Nimes Syrian team.
Personal: Born on August 11, 1988 in Montreal, Canada . . . son of Rene and Lamia Abdelnour . . . majoring in Business . . . hobbies include skiing and music.
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