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Philip Stephens
  Philip Stephens

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
London, England

High School:
Monkton Combe

Last College:
Fairleigh Dickinson

Height:
6-1

Experience:
1L


TULSA - A two-time letterwinner . . . finished his career with a 76-41 singles record and a 80-44 doubles mark . . . owns a career 33-30 singles and a 53-23 doubles record at Tulsa . . . a two-time NCAA Doubles Championships participant . . . named the 2009 Conference USA Newcomer of the Year . . . earned all-C-USA First Team honors as a junior . . . named to the C-USA Second Team during senior season . . . a two-time All-C-USA Doubles Team selection . . . placed second in doubles at the 2008 D'Novo All-American Tennis Championships with partner Arnau Brugues . . . transferred to TU from Fairleigh Dickinson University following the 2007-08 season.

SENIOR (2009-10) - Completed the season with a 15-16 singles record and 24-11 doubles mark . . . played in the No. 1-3 singles positions . . . went 4-6 in the No. 1 flight . . . picked up three singles wins against nationally-ranked opponents . . . a second team all-C-USA singles selection . . . named to the C-USA All Doubles Team . . . named the Conference USA Player of the Week on April 13th . . . earned a career-high No. 65 national singles ranking from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association in the preseason poll . . . posted a 22-10 doubles record with partner Ashley Watling . . . went 6-6 against nationally-ranked opposition . . . the duo lost in the first round at the NCAA Doubles Championships to 22nd-ranked Brad Cox and Eric Quigley of Kentucky . . . the tandem was ranked as high as No. 24 in the nation by the ITA . . . the duo completed the season as the 27th-ranked team in the nation by the ITA . . . advanced to the "A" Draw singles quarterfinals at the Baylor Intercollegiate, going 3-1 for the tournament . . . finished second in the doubles finals of the Wilson/ITA Regional Championships with partner Ashley Watling, earning a 4-1 record.

JUNIOR (2008-09) - Posted an 18-14 singles record and a 29-12 doubles mark . . . earned C-USA Newcomer of the Year honors . . . named to the C-USA First Team . . . an All-C-USA Doubles Team selection . . . went 6-2 in the No. 2 singles position . . . earned a 5-7 singles record against nationally-ranked opponents . . . was ranked as high as No. 86 in the ITA national singles poll . . . finished the season ranked as the No. 111 singles player in the nation by the ITA . . . posted a 17-8 doubles record with partner Arnau Brugues . . . the duo was ranked as high as No. 3 in the nation . . . finished the season ranked No. 15 in the country . . . the tandem placed second in doubles at the D'Novo All-Americans, with all matches coming against nationally-ranked opponents . . . advanced to the semifinals in doubles at the National Indoor Championships alongside Brugues . . . lost in the first round of the NCAA Doubles Championship to 11th-ranked Omar Altmann and Basam Beidas of Pepperdine.

PREVIOUS COLLEGE - Played two seasons at Fairleigh Dickinson University . . . SOPHOMORE (2007-08) - Earned a 29-7 singles record and a 19-10 doubles mark . . . was named the Northeastern Conference Player of the Year for the second straight season . . . earned first-team all-NEC honors for the second consecutive season in singles . . . went 13-4 in the No. 1 singles position . . . played doubles with four different partners . . . was 9-6 with teammate Matt Gordon . . . went 7-2 with partner Esteban Blanco, including a 3-1 record in the No. 1 position . . . helped lead the Knights to the Northeast Conference Championship and NCAA Tournament berth . . . FRESHMAN (2006-07) - Finished the season with a 14-4 singles record . . . became the first freshman in league history to earn NEC Rookie of the Year and Player of the Year honors . . . named First Team All-NEC in singles and doubles . . . was a three-time Prince NEC Player of the Week and the Prince NEC Player of the Month for February . . . finished his rookie campaign ranked 27th in the ITA East Region . . . went 8-11 in doubles including an 8-9 record at the No. 1 position . . . finished his rookie campaign with a 5-0 mark against NEC opponents in both singles and doubles competition.

PRIOR TO TULSA - A graduate of Monkton Combe Senior School in Bath, England . . . played on the singles and doubles ITF junior circuits . . . posted a 19-22 singles record and a 23-21 doubles record on the juniors circuit . . . earned a career-high combined ranking of No. 299 by the ITF.

PERSONAL - Majoring in finance . . . parents are Peter and Anna Stephens . . . has one sister, Olivia.