Guillermo Gomez
Guillermo  Gomez
Hometown:
Alicante, Spain

High School:
Universal

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 193

Birthdate:
06/18/1987

Experience:
4 letters


08/16/2016

#TGW Keeping Up With Guillermo

Guillermo Gomez on life after Tech

10/14/2014

#TGW: The Sunny Side of the Street

Senior Eduardo Segura is making the most of his senior year

01/12/2014

#TGW: Racketeering

Juan Melian is taking his love of tennis to the classroom

2009, 2010, 2011 ITA All-American
2011 ACC Player of the Year
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 All-ACC Team
2008 ACC Freshman of the Year
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 All-ACC Academic Men's Tennis Team
2008, 2009 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2009 ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Second Team
2009 ITA Mideast Region Player to Watch
2008 ITA/Mideast Region Rookie of the Year

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General Info: Three-time ITA All-American and four-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference performer who rose as high as No. 3 in the ITA national singles rankings during his career ... Reached the Round of 16 of the NCAA Men's Singles Championship as a junior and a senior, and played in the championship all four years ... Was 5-4 in NCAA singles championship matches in his career ... ACC Player of the Year in 2011, the third Tech player to be so honored, and the first ACC player to also be named ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year in the same year ... Major contributor from his first season at Tech and played No. 1 for the Yellow Jackets almost exclusively ... Finished his career with a 119-38 record, surpassing Tech's head coach Kenny Thorne for the Yellow Jackets' career mark for singles victories ... Was 32-11 in ACC matches for his career.

2010-11: ACC Player of the Year and All-ACC choice who was No. 13 in singles in the final ITA rankings ... Had an 21-3 singles record in dual matches, all but two matches at No. 1, and a 10-1 mark in conference play ... Beat Mississippi State's Artem Ilyushin in Tech's NCAA 2nd-round match ... 1-1 career singles record in NCAA team matches, 1-2 in doubles ... Made it to the round of 16 in the NCAA Singles, finished his career 5-4 in NCAA Singles competition ... Undefeated in the ACC until the final weekend, when he lost to 8th-ranked Michael Shabaz of Virginia in the final regular-season match ... Surpassed his head coach, Kenny Thorne, for Tech's all-time singles win record the weekend of Apr. 8-10, when he defeated #6 Henrique Cunha of Duke and #38 Jose Hernandez of North Carolina ... Had a 34-8 overall singles mark as a senior, a career high for victories, and was 13-7 vs. ranked opponents ... Teamed with Dean O'Brien to produce the Jackets' best doubles record (19-4), playing mostly at No. 3 ... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional as the top seed in the fall ... Advanced to the third round of the D'Novo/ITA All-American Tennis Championships ... Defeated Georgia's 14th ranked Javier Garrapiz in the finals to win the Southern Intercollegiate Championships.

2009-10: ITA All-American for the second straight year ... No. 5 in singles in the nation in the final ITA rankings, was as high as No. 3 in the spring ... Built a 14-5 singles record in dual matches, all at No. 1, having won seven of his last 10 and 12 of 15 (one of those was unfinished) ... Went 16-7 against ranked opponents, including a fall win against No. 3 Robert Farah of USC and a spring win over No. 6 Michael Shabaz of Virginia ... Had a 29-8 overall singles mark ... 6-4 at No. 3 doubles with Dean O'Brien ... Advanced to the finals of the ITA Indoor National Championship before falling to USC's 16th ranked Steve Johnson ... Defeated four ranked foes along the way ... Led the Jackets with a 13-2 overall record, including a 6-1 record over nationally ranked opponents ... Named co-champion of the Southern Intercollegiate Championship in Athens, Ga., before the final match was canceled due to rain.

2008-09: ITA All-American ... ITA Mideast Region Player to Watch ... Ended the season ranked No. 12 in singles nationally ... Earned All-ACC honors for the second straight year ... Produced a team-leading singles record of 29-10 ... Notched a 16-10 record versus ranked opponents ... Went 12-6 in dual match play at No. 1 ... NCAA Singles tournament top-16 seed ... Reach the round of 32 before falling to USC's Steve Johnson... Had a 15-14 doubles record, playing primarily at No. 1 with teammate Ryan Smith ... Enjoyed a very successful fall season, posting a 16-3 record while winning the consolation bracket at the ITA D'Novo All-American Championships ... Won nine-straight matches from Oct. 3 to Nov. 6 and finished the season victorious in 12 of his last 13 matches ... Reached the round of 16 of the National Indoor Championships before falling to fifth-ranked Robert Farrah of USC in Charlottesville, Va. ... Named MVP of the Key Biscayne Invitational after going 3-0 in both singles and doubles play.

2007-08: Selected to the 2008 All-ACC team ... Named the 2008 ACC and ITA/Mideast Region Rookie of the Year ... Selected to participate in the 2008 NCAA Singles Championship ... Lost to No. 37 Bassam Beidas, 6-3, 7-6 (5), in the first round of the tournament ... Finished the year with a 27-12 singles record and was 17-8 during the dual season playing at the No. 1 singles position ... Earned five wins over ranked opponents ... Registered an overall doubles record of 17-10 and had a dual match record of 14-8 ... Defeated Jamie Hunt of Georgia, 4-6, 6-4, 7-5, to win the Georgia Tech Fall Tournament ... Reached the quarterfinals of the ITA/Wilson Mideast Region Championships ... Was 3-2 in doubles, playing mostly with David North ... Won first round doubles match, 8-2, at Mideast Region Championships with North over Guy David and Grega Terez of Charleston Southern ... Named to the 2008 All-ACC Academic Men's Tennis Team.

High School/Junior Tennis: Earned a No. 100 senior national ranking in Spain ... Top-four at under-18 Spanish Championship (national championship) ... Achieved a 990 men's ATP world ranking.

Personal: Full name is Guillermo Gomez ... Born June 18, 1987 ... Son of Roberto Gomez and Begoña Diaz de Basurto ... Has one brother, Roberto (17) ... Outstanding student who majored in Industrial Engineering.

Career Results (Singles)
Year ACC Dual Overall
2007-08 7-4 (.636) 17-8 (.680) 27-12 (.692)
2008-09 7-4 (.636) 12-6 (.667) 29-10 (.744)
2009-10 8-2 (.800) 14-5 (.737) 29-8 (.794)
2010-11 10-1 (.909) 21-3 (.875) 34-8 (.810)
Total 32-11 (.744) 64-22 (.744) 119-38 (.758)
Career Results (Doubles)
Year ACC Dual Overall
2007-08 7-4 (.636) 14-8 (.636) 17-10 (.530)
2008-09 5-5 (.500) 9-10 (.474) 15-14 (.517)
2009-10 5-5 (.500) 11-9 (.550) 11-10 (.524)
2010-11 9-2 (.818) 19-4 (.826) 21-7 (.750)
Total 26-16 (.619) 53-31 (.631) 64-41 (.610)