Hometown: Aix-en-Provence, France
Major: Business / Management
2013 ITA South Region Senior Players of the Year - Details
2012 ITA Singles All-America - Details
2012 ITA Doubles All-America - Details
2010 ITA Singles All-America - Details
2010 ITA Doubles All-America - Details
2009 ITA Singles All-America - Details
4-time All-GSC First Team - Details
GSC East Division Freshman of the Year - Details
Spring 2013: Named to the All-GSC Men’s Team for the fourth time… ITA South Region Senior Player of the Year… Singles: Entered the season ranked No. 13 in the ITA national rankings and No. 5 in the South Region rankings … Moved up to No. 8 nationally and No. 4 regionally March 20 and 27 … Went 10-6 at No. 1, 4-4 against nationally-ranked opponents and 5-4 against regionally-ranked … 3-1 in the conference play … Defeated Barry’s national No. 4 Marco Mokrzycki 6-3, 6-1 and Lynn’s national No. 4 Willi Wolfer 5-0, retired… Doubles: Entered the season ranked No. 6 nationally and No. 3 regionally with Tony Rajaobelina … Moved up to No. 4 nationally and No. 3 regionally with Bruno Savi March 20 and 27 … Finished the season 23-3 at No. 1 with Savi, 2-3 against nationally-ranked and 7-3 against regionally-ranked … Had a 22-match winning streak snapped in NCAA Semifinal against Armstrong’s national No. 1 Regan/Rumenov … Defeated national No. 3 Wolfer/Cirla 8-5 at the NCAA South Region Final
Fall 2012: Singles: Went 0-1 in singles in the fall at the USTA/ITA South Regional...As the No. 2 seed, was eliminated in the round of 32... Doubles: Went 3-1 in doubles with teammate Tony Rajaobelina ... Advanced to the final before being eliminated 6-2, 6-2
Spring 2012: ITA Division II All-American in singles and doubles … Named to the All-GSC Men’s Tennis Team for the third time … GSC Academic Honor Roll … Singles: Entered the Campbell’s/ITA College Tennis Rankings on March 28th as the No. 9 singles player in the nation … Moved up to No. 7 in the May 2nd edition of the rankings and held steady in the final rankings … Finished the year as the No. 4 singles player in the South Region … Went 12-7 in singles in the spring, including a 5-0 record at the No. 2 line … Posted a 3-0 singles record in conference play … Doubles: With Bruno Savi, formed the No. 2 doubles team in the nation and in the South Region in the final Campbell’s/ITA College Tennis Rankings … The doubles tandem entered the national rankings at No. 2 on March 28th … The duo was 25-5, with all matches being played at the No. 1 position … Ducros and Savi were 6-1 against nationally ranked opponents
Spring 2011: Medical redshirt.
Fall 2010: Singles: Only played in the UWF Fall Fling (10/22), where he advanced to the Singles Flight A finals … Went 2-0 against collegiate competition in a tournament that also included non-collegiate competition … Doubles: Went 2-0 at the UWF Fall Fling with Lukas Larsson against collegiate competition.
Spring 2010: Named to the All-GSC Men’s Tennis Team for the second year … Singles: Earned his second ITA All-America honors in singles … Finished the season ranked No. 13 nationally, after being ranked as high as No. 8 during the season … Was ranked in the top 10 regionally throughout the season, including a season-high No. 4 in the March 30th and May 4th rankings … Finished the season ranked No. 7 in the South … Went 13-5 overall, including 12-5 at the No. 1 position … Was 1-0 at No. 2 … Defeated the first three ranked opponents he faced, including a 6-2, 6-3 victory over No. 8 Alessandro Sarra of No. 4 Lynn on March 9th at the No. 1 spot … Doubles: Received ITA All-America honors in doubles with partner Leandro Ferreira …Went 17-6 overall, teaming with Ferreira in all matches … Had a record of 16-6 at the No. 1 line … The duo was ranked throughout the season, including a season-high of No. 3 in the nation in the preseason rankings … Finished the season ranked No. 7 nationally … Were the preseason No. 1 doubles team in the South Region … Were listed in the top 5 regionally throughout the spring and finished the season No. 5 in the region.
Fall 2009: Singles: Ranked No. 12 in the nation and No. 5 in the South Region … Reached the quarterfinals of the Wilson/ITA Regional Championships … With a win over Rasid Winklaar from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC), Ducros won the 2009 UWF Fall Fling, successfully defending his 2008 title … Doubles: Teamed with Leandro Ferreira to win the Wilson/ITA Regional doubles title and became only the second UWF pair to win the Regional Doubles Championships since the school made its transition to NCAA Division II … The duo placed fifth at the ITA Small College National Championships … Finished the fall season ranked No. 3 in the nation and No. 1 in the south region (w/ Ferreira) … The duo reached the finals of the UWF Fall Fling, falling to teammates Andrey Pozhidaev and Lukas Larsson.
Spring 2009: Helped the West Florida men’s tennis team finish ranked No. 9 nationally and No. 5 regionally … Led the team to 15 victories … Helped the team reach the finals of the NCAA South Region Tournament … Earned All-American honors in singles … Earned GSC East Division Freshman of The Year... Earned All-GSC selections … Singles: Played No. 1 singles for the Argonauts … Posted a 12-5 record (.706), including a 5-1 record against GSC opponents … Finished the year ranked No. 13 in the nation and No. 4 in the south region … Was ranked as high as No. 11 in the nation … Defeated nine NCAA Division II ranked players, including No. 10 Daniel Pazos from Cameron, No. 13 Jan Plewinski from Ouachita Baptisti, and No. 14 Rong Ma from BYU-Hawai'i … Doubles: Teamed with Andrey Pozhidaev to play at the No.1 spot for the Argonauts … Posted a 17-7 (.708), including a 5-2 mark against duos from GSC schools … Finished the season ranked No. 16 in the nation and No. 8 in the south region (w/ Pozhidaev) … With Pozhidaev, defeated three NCAA Division II ranked duos, including No. 8 Gonzales and Suarez from Columbus State.
Fall 2008: Defeated former UWF player Nicolas Barrientos to win the UWF Fall Fling Tournament.
Other Tennis Experience: Was a Regional champion in both singles and doubles in France.
Personal: Double majoring in business and management … Son of Daniel and Marie Jo Ducros ...Has a brother, Hugo James … Enjoys table tennis and soccer … Hopes to play professional tennis and create his own business in developing alternative energy fuels.
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