Chris Freeman
Years at Academy:5

Tennis Player Bio

  • 2007 No. 1 doubles rank in Southern California
  • 2008 Ojai 104th Annual doubles title
  • 2008 St. Louis National Clay Court title
  • Three-time team MVP – National High School All-America selection
  • Touted as a five-star recruit
  • Ranked 56th nationally and 13th in the state of California
  • 2009 graduate of Mater Dei High School
  • Finished at 24-15 overall, including a 7-1 mark in Big Ten play
  • Quarterfinalist at the Big Ten Singles Championship
  • 16-14 Doubles Record
  • Semifinals of the Big Ten Doubles Championship
  • Named the team’s ‘Freshman of the Year’
  • Ranked  No. 1 in the NAIA national singles poll
  • Second in ERAU history to win the NAIA National Singles Championship.
  • Led the team to a first-ever NAIA National Team Championship.
  • NAIA’s Ward-Ballinger Award
  • 3-time NAIA First Team All-American & ITA All-American.
  • 2-time Sun Conference Player of the Year. 
  • Capital One College Division first team Academic All-American
  • NAIA All-America Scholar-Athlete
  • ITA All-America Scholar-Athlete
  • Academic All-Conference.
  • Graduated in 2013 Magna Cum Laude with a B.S in Aeronautical Science
  • Currently a pilot at Republic Airlines

“I trained with Elson because he has a passion for the game and he drives players to succeed. He was instrumental in developing my tennis and mental game, which allowed me to become a successful scholarship athlete and ultimately pursue my education and career goals. I would highly recommend Elson and Matchpoint Tennis Academy to any aspiring tennis player who wants to take their game to the next level.”

– Chris Freeman

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