Benjamin Nicholas "Nick" Monroe
(born April 12, 1982, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
) is an American professional tennis player
. He has won three ATP Challenger
titles in his career.
Monroe had a highly successful college career at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
from 2000 to 2004. His achievements include:
The University of North Carolina's Senior Male Student-Athlete of the Year (2003–2004)• All-American Status (2003–2004)• All-ACC Status (2002–2004)• 2nd in All-time Singles Wins (100) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
• Recipient of the Arthur Ashe
Regional Sportsmanship Award (2003–2004)• National and Regional NCAA/ITF John Van Nostrand Sportsmanship Awards (2003–2004).
Nicholas competed in doubles in his first ever tour main draw match. He and partner (compatriot) Tripp Phillips lost in the first round of U.S.A. F21. This was the only tour event he competed in in 2001.
Monroe reached the quarter-finals of his first Futures tournament
in singles play, U.S.A. F11, played in Peoria, Illinois
Nicholas won his first tour doubles match, partnering Yannis Vlachos to the semi-finals of Slovenia F1.
After playing only four tour events in 2003, Monroe played, from June, a full schedule in 2004. In his first doubles tournament of the year, he reached his first tour final, partnering Jonathan Igbinovia
. In August he... Read More