Michael Kay, Elijah Melendez and Daniel Yun honored during Senior Day
Michael Kay, Elijah Melendez and Daniel Yun ready to close out careers on Senior Day
Senior Daniel Yun clinches match with three-set battle at No. 6 singles
Georgia Tech men's tennis racks up 8 wins on the day
Georgia Tech men’s tennis Daniel Yun and Michael Kay advance to doubles semifinals
Men's Tennis vs. Georgia at College MatchDay (Feb. 9, 2018)
Images from Georgia Tech in the 2015 Southern Intercollegiate Championships in Athens, Ga.
Daniel Yun, men's tennis player from Marietta, Ga.
General: Fast-rising junior player with a five-star rating by the Tennis Recruiting Network and a national ranking of No. 46, No. 6 in Georgia as of July, 2014 ... Excellent athlete and mover on the court with an excellent work ethic ... Broke into the Tech singles lineup at the start of the ACC schedule as a sophomore.
2016-17 (Junior): Match-by-Match
Registered a 21-17 record overall in singles play with a 12-8 mark in dual match play ... Played primarily at the No. 5 and 6 spots for the Yellow Jackets throughout the season.
2015-16 (Sophomore): Match-by-Match
Saw action in 12 ACC matches (including the ACC Championship) after playing in only two pre-conference contests, and compiled a 7-5 record against the conference (9-7 overall) ... Won his first four ACC starts against No. 7 Wake Forest, No. 57 Duke, Louisville and No. 27 NC State ... Defeated No. 83 Edoardo Tessaro from 40th-ranked Virginia Tech in the Jackets' final home match, and won his first ACC Championship match against Louisville ... Played anywhere from No. 3 to 6, but had his best success at No. 5 (4-1) ... Played his last six matches of the spring at No. 4, splitting them, and posted a 15-17 singles mark for the year ... Went 13-6 in doubles, winning all four contests in dual matches playing at No. 3 with different partners.
2014-15 (Freshman): Match-by-Match
Played in four dual matches this spring, winning three of those when inserted into the No. 5 or 6 spot, and was 2-1 in dual-match doubles ... 8-11 overall in singles, 7-5 in doubles ... Teamed with Elijah Melendez to win the consolation draw in the B division at the Georgia Tech Invitational... Went 3 and 2 as an individual at the Bulldog Scramble.
2014 Summer Highlights: reached the quarterfinals of the Tuscaloosa ITA Summer Circuit event in doubles but lost in the round of 32 in singles ... He went on to win twice in the consolation draw.
Junior Tennis: Has gone 57-24 overall in 2013-14 (27-12 in 2014 only), 5-9 against Blue Chip players, 11-13 vs. 5-star and 27-2 vs. 4-star ... Among his wins was a straight-set win over No. 29 Matthew Mendez and he reached the quarterfinals of the 2013 Bullfrog BG18-16 Designated event ... Reached the finals of the USTA Closed Regional event in February of 2014 in Mobile, Ala. ... Won the Southern Level 1 in doubles at Hilton Head in 2014 ... Top 12 at Arizona Winter Nationals in 2013.
High School: Two-year letterwinner at Lassiter High School in Marietta, Ga., where he helped his team win the regional title and reach the state finals in 2014 ... Earned all-Cobb County honors in 2012, and 2014 ... Made the Principal's Honor Roll.
Personal: Full name is Daniel Seung Jin Yun ... Born July 5, 1996 in Marietta, Ga. ... Son of Chris and Song Yun ... Has a younger brother, Chris ... Introduced to tennis at age 8 ... Enjoys music, swimming, football and basketball ... Plans to major in Business Administration.