Gernot Fischer
Gernot Fischer
Born: 06/13/1981
Height: 6-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Freising, Germany
High School: Gymnasium Oberhaching
College: Tennessee Tech

A senior transfer from Tennessee Tech University...an All-West Coast Conference honoree in singles and doubles...nationally ranked as high as No. 54 in singles by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association...earned a national doubles ranking of No. 49 and West regional ranking of No. 9 with junior Eric Kochanski...while at Tennessee Tech, was a three-time All-Ohio Valley Conference player including the 2003 Player of the Year.

AS A SENIOR IN 2003-04: Earned All-WCC honors in singles anchoring the No. 1 position...set a new program record for national singles rankings when peaking at No. 54 on March 23... entered the listing at No. 81 on March 9...recorded six singles victories over ranked opposition...among them include No. 39 Guillaume Bouvier of Boise State, No. 55 Henner Nehles of UNLV, No. 98 Alex Anselme of UC Santa Barbara and three wins over No. 51 Greg Shearer of Fresno State... led team with 23 total singles victories, the fourth best mark in program history... registered an 11-3 singles record during fall tournament play... won the Flight 'A' singles title at the Pacific Tiger Fall Classic in Bronco debut... advanced to the semifinals of the Fresno State Bulldog Classic... avenged a defeat to Thomas Bieri of Oregon at the ITA Regional Championship with a 6-2, 6-2 victory during the dual match season... participated at the ITA All-American Championship in Chattanooga, Tenn... clinched three team victories during the season, including back-to-back efforts against Loyola Marymount and Saint Mary's in February... defeated Andre Sion of Saint Mary's 6-0, 6-1 in the first round of the West Coast Conference Championship... injured ankle during second-round action against No. 27 San Diego and was forced to miss the final match of the season... recorded 20 doubles victories during the season, tying for second in the school recordbooks, just one win shy of the top mark... earned All-WCC honors with partner Erich Chen at the No.1 doubles position...established program records in doubles when partnered with junior Eric Kochanski during fall tournament play... tandem earned an ITA preseason national ranking of No. 49 and No. 9 ranking in the West Region on January 13... defeated 37th-ranked David Kowalski and Ryan Stotland of New Mexico... made program history by advancing to ITA Regional doubles final with Kochanski in Eugene, Ore... upset teams from Washington and Oregon to reach the championship match...named Bronco Scholar-Athlete of the Week after recording a 3.60 fall quarter GPA.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2002-03: Earned All- Ohio Valley Conference honors for third straight season... also named the conference's Player of the Year... finished the season with a 17-12 singles record and a 15-13 doubles record... earned honor roll and dean's list honors... led the Golden Eagles to a conference championship and berth in the NCAA Tournament.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2001-02: Earned All- Ohio Valley Conference honors... tallied 29 wins, with victories over SEC powerhouses Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and Vanderbilt... listed 91st on the ITA national singles ranking list, which earned him Tech's highest individual national ranking... completed the season with a team-leading 29-11 singles record... won 16 of his final 21 matches, including winning streaks of six and seven matches... played No. 1 doubles, winning 16 matches... earned honor roll and dean's list honors.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2000-01: Played at Tennessee Tech in Cookville, Tenn... earned All- Ohio Valley Conference honors... played No. 1 singles and doubles... finished the season with a 14-8 record in singles and a 10-4 ledger in doubles... opened the season with a 2-2 record and followed that with consecutive wins over nationally-ranked Jarrod Owen of Florida State and Lenin Mongerie of Florida A&M... won three of his final four matches to close the season... earned honor roll and dean's list honors.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Gymnasium Oberhaching HS in Munich, Germany... Ranked as high as No. 2 in juniors for the German Tennis Federation and 13th in Europe... was the German Team and Baverian Champion... a finalist for the 1997 German Junior Championship in singles and doubles... was a member of the German Tennis Federation's adidas Tennis Base... participated in the 1997 Orange Bowl, one of the top junior events in the world... registered top junior win over Russian Smalensk Ivanov, who was ranked second on the ITF junior world ranking list... also defeated Jurgen Melzer, currently ranked No. 87 on the ATP world ranking list... in 1997, played No. 1 singles for Weisbeau Landshut in the third division of the German Club Tennis League.

PERSONAL: Full name is Gernot Marcus Fischer...born June 13, 1981 in Freising, Germany...parents are Brigiette and Helmut Fischer... majoring in business management.

 

 

Fischer's Career Statistics

 

Year Singles Dual Singles Overall Doubles Dual Doubles Overall
2001 12-5 14-8 6-12 10-14
2002 16-5 29-11 11-11 16-13
2003 11-8 17-12 6-11 15-13
2004 12-12 23-15 13-10 20-14
Career 51-30 83-46 36-44 61-54