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Simon Blomberg
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
City/State: Nykoping, Sweden
High School: Tessinskolan
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2011-12

  • MAC Player of the Week (1/26)
  • Compiled a record of 17-18 in singles play, including a 2-2 record against MAC opponents
  • Won his final two MAC singles matches of the season, against Ball State and Toledo, respectively, to help the Broncos to a 3-2 conference record
  • Voted by his teammates, along with Ross VanderPloeg, as Doubles Team of the Year, after the duo compiled a 6-1 record down the stretch
  • Recorded an overall 14-9 record in dual match doubles play
  • Helped Broncos to MAC tournament championship and NCAA tournament berth

 

2010-11

  • Recorded a 17-16 record in singles play, including a 4-0 record against MAC opponents while playing at the No. 3 singles spot
  • Played primarily singles for the Broncos, but still recorded an 8-5 record in doubles play
  • Finished the season winning seven of his final nine singles matches
  • Teamed with Brad Noel to reach the semifinals of B Flight Doubles at Frank Beeman Invitational (9/10-12)
  • Reached the finals of the Purdue Fall Invitational Flight A Singles with four consecutive victories (9/17-19)
  • Defeated opponent at No. 3 singles at 25th-ranked Michigan (1/15)
  • Earned second letter

2009-10

  • WMU Rookie of the Year
  • Led the team with 28 singles wins with a winning percentage of 75.7 percent (28-9)
  • Notched 15-7 record in dual singles at No. 3-5, including 3-0 at No. 3 and 7-0 at No. 5
  • Went 13-2 in the fall, including a victory in his singles flight at the IU Invitational in his first ever collegiate event
  • Won his singles flight at the Vredevelt Invitational hosted by Western Michigan
  • Earned singles wins in the fall against players from Indiana, Iowa, DePaul and Purdue
  • Won dual singles matches against No. 55 Iowa, No. 69 Purdue and Michigan State
  • Went 3-0 at No. 5 singles in the MAC Tournament with all wins coming in straight sets as WMU advanced to the NCAA Tournament
  • Earned first letter

High School

  • Trained at Ferrer-Peinado Tennis Academy in Javea, Spain, part-time beginning in 2005 and moved to the academy full-time in March 2008
  • Coached by Mariano Peinado, former coach of ATP No. 4 David Ferrer, and former ATP professional Javier Ferrer
  • Won two matches to qualify for main draw of the F27 Spain Futures in Aug. 2009
  • Won the 2008 Men’s Tournament Circuit Absolut in Sept. 2008
  • Won the U18 Chocolates Valor in June 2008 in Spain
  • Won the U21 Torneo Nacional in July 2007 in Spain
  • Ranked as high as No. 10 in Sweden and tops in his age group, while reaching the quarters and semis of numerous Swedish Winter Tour events
  • Reached the finals in doubles at the 2006 Sweden ITF Junior Open

Personal

  • Majoring in finance with a 3.37 GPA
  • Son of Goran and Liisa Blomberg
  • Dad, Goran, is the CEO of Hakon Invest
  • Born April 10, 1990

Blomberg's Career Statistics (as of 5/12/12)

Year Singles Doubles Overall
2009-10 28-9
3-6
31-15
2010-11 17-16 8-5 25-21
2011-12 17-18 18-15 35-33
Overall 62-44
29-26
91-69

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