Chris Cha
Chris Cha

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Eureka, Mo.

High School:
University of Missouri High School

Height:
5-11


Last Updated: May 13, 2011

Sophomore (2010) ... Singles... 13-16 overall, 7-10 in dual matches (1-2 at No. 4, 1-5 at No. 5, 5-3 at No. 6) ... 2-1 at the Big Ten Indoors Championships (Oct. 30-Nov. 1)... 0-2 at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 21-25)... 2-2 at the Cliffs' NCAA Tennis Classic (Sept. 24-26)... Doubles... 12-18 overall, 6-13 in dual matches (0-1 at No. 1, 3-3 at No. 2, 3-9 at No. 3) ... 2-2 at the Big Ten Indoors Championships, playing with Shaun Bernstein (Oct. 30-Nov. 1)... 1-1 at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 21-25), playing two matches with Shaun Bernstein... 1-1 at the Cliffs' NCAA Tennis Classic (Sept. 24-26), playing with Shaun Bernstein.

Freshman (2009) ... Earned first varsity letter... Singles... 11-24 (.314) on the season in singles play... 7-17 in dual matches -- 6-17 at No. 6, 1-0 at No. 5... 3-7 in Big Ten play... 4-7 in tournaments... did not play a ranked opponent all season... won four of his last six matches to end the season... snapped seven-match losing streak in the regular season finale with a victory over Alex van Gils (Indiana) (April 25)... earned first Big Ten dual match win against John Stratton (Michigan State) at No. 5 (March 20)... first singles win in a dual match came versus against Alex Lambropoulos (Kentucky) at No. 6 (Jan. 31)... earned first collegiate victory over Zach Gilbert (Cal), 0-6, 6-3, 6-4... Doubles... 14-22 (.388) on the season in doubles play, playing all but one dual match with Chris Madden (other was Michigan State w/ Duncan Muil)... 10-15 in dual matches... 4-5 in Big Ten play... 4-7 in tournaments.

Prep ... Attended University of Missouri - Columbia (H.S.)... rated as a five-star recruit and ranked No. 46 nationally by tennisrecruiting.net.

National/International ... Ranked as high as No. 26 in singles and No. 2 in doubles, both in 2005-06... doubles champion at 2008 ITF event in Champaign, Ill. ... won ITA Summer Regional at University of Kansas... Doubles champion at ITA Summer Regional at Washington University (St. Louis)... reached singles round of 32 at the 2008 National Hard Court Championships in Kalamazoo, Mich... finalist for 2008 USTA St. Louis Junior Championship... fifth-place finish at Muterspaw Championship... St. Louis Gateway singles champion (2007)... St. Louis Junior Championships doubles winner (2007)...USTA National Open Boys 14-and-under singles and doubles champion (2006).

Personal ... Chris Hungun Cha was born February 3, 1991... parents are James and Sherie Cha... open major.

Career Statistics

Singles Overall Dual Tourn. Big Ten #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2009-10 11-24 7-17 4-7 3-7 1-0 6-17
2010-11 13-16 7-10
6-6 3-4 1-2 1-4 5-4
Career 24-40 14-17 10-13 6-11 1-2 2-4 11-21
Doubles Overall Dual Tourn. Big Ten #1 #2 #3
2009-10 14-22 10-15 4-7 4-6 10-15
2010-11 12-18 6-13 6-5 1-7 0-1 3-3 3-9
Career 26-40 16-28 10-12 5-13 0-1 3-3 13-24