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Ivan Machado

  • height 5-11
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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  • height 5-11
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • High school Futura

Ivan Machado Bio

2011-12 Gamecock Spotlight Video

Machado’s Career Match Results Get Acrobat Reader

Career Summary
Finished his career among the program’s most active players … Holds school record for career SEC doubles matches played with 42 and is second in career SEC combined matches played (82) … Played in 128 career doubles matches to rank third in program history … Is also among the program’s career top five in tiebreaks played (2nd, 38) and dual-match doubles matches played (4th, 91) … Owns a spot in the program’s career top in combined matches played (6th, 253), dual-match combined matches played (6th, 176), SEC doubles wins (7th, 15), matches versus ranked opponents (7th, 33), dual-match doubles wins (8th, 44), SEC singles matches played (9th, 40) and doubles victories (10th, 63) … Closed his career with a No. 119 singles ranking at the end of his senior season … Was ranked No. 27 in doubles at the end of his freshman year … Competed in the 2009 NCAA Doubles Championship … Helped team to NCAA Tournament appearances in his freshman (2009) and senior (2012) seasons. Senior Year (2011-12)
Ended the season ranked No. 119 in singles with a 14-17 overall record … Tied his career high with SEC singles victories … Teamed with Thiago Pinheiro for a team-best 12-10 doubles record … Stretched No. 16 Andreas Mies, an All-American at the end of the season, to three sets in team’s SEC Tournament loss to Auburn … Strengthened the win at Arkansas with a win over his nationally ranked opponent at the top of the lineup … Rallied back from a set down to win the next two in tiebreaks to deliver the emotional team victory at archrival Clemson just a day after earning his first singles national rank of the season … Earned the team’s only point at Kentucky, topping No. 14 Anthony Rossi in a third-set super-tiebreak for the highest-ranked victory of his career to start a three-match win streak … Kicked off dual-match play with five straight singles wins … Reached the round of 16 in both singles and doubles (teamed with Carl Eguez) at the ITA Carolina Regional after missing the early fall with an injury. Junior Year (2010-11)
Moved into the top singles spot for 17 of his 21 dual matches played … Included three wins over ranked opponents among his 11 singles victories on the season … Was 4-2 in set-deciding tiebreakers … Gutted out a win over No. 106 Derek DiFazio of archrival Clemson, 7-5, 7-6 (4) … Stretched then-No. 23 Tim Puetz of Auburn to a 10-point tiebreaker to decide the match … Teamed with Nick Jones to top Arkansas’ top doubles team as the Gamecocks won the doubles point and their SEC debut … Advanced to the Round of 16 at the ITA Carolina Regional, falling to then-No. 36 Tripp Carleton of Wake Forest … Won two of his three matches in Flight 1 on of The Chowder Fest and teamed with Harry Menzies in Flight 1 Doubles to top then-No. 28 Sebastian Gallego and Phillip Arndt of Minnesota in a tiebreaker … Claimed victory in his first three matches of the season, advancing to the final of the Singles B bracket at the Duke Fab Four, topping then-No. 66 Brennan Boyajian of North Carolina in the semifinals.

Sophomore (2009-10)
Was ranked as high as the No. 9 doubles team in the nation with Diego Cubas … Played with two other partners throughout the season for a 17-14 overall doubles mark to go with his 13-17 singles record … Had the most success in the No. 4 singles spot, posting a 4-4 mark … Helped the Gamecocks come within a point of knocking of then-No. 8 Georgia with a win in the No. 5 singles spot … Scored back-to-back singles wins against Kentucky and Clemson … Also enjoyed doubles success during the stretch with three straight wins team’s with Ivan Cressoni … Clinched the team’s win over Elon with a straight-set win in the No. 4 singles slot … Was undefeated in three singles and three doubles matches at the Auburn Fall Classic … Topped the nation’s No. 10 doubles team of Austen Childs and Simon Childs of Louisville on the first day of the South Carolina Fall Invitational … Teamed with Cubas at the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Doubles Championship … Advanced to the round of 32 in singles play at the ITA Carolinas Regional while reaching the semifinals of the doubles bracket at the event.

Freshman (2008-09)
Finished the season ranked No. 27 in doubles with Diego Cubas after the pair qualified for the NCAA Doubles Championship … Was 20-16 overall in doubles and 19-12 in singles action, including an 11-10 singles mark in dual matches … Ranks ninth all-time among Gamecock freshman in doubles victories (20) and fifth in combined matches played (67) … Won his SEC Tournament debut in straight sets over LSU’s Sebastian Carlsson, snapping a five-match skid … Closed the regular season well in doubles, working with Cubas to win their final two matches, including a defeat of then-14th-ranked duo from Florida … Scored the match-clinching victory with a three-set comeback against Clemson’s Kevin Galloway in the No. 4 position … Teamed with Cubas to knock off the nation’s top-ranked doubles team of Cory Parr and Steven Forman 9-8 (5) to post the decisive doubles victory in the Gamecocks’ narrow 4-3 win over No. 18 Wake Forest … Posted the team’s lone point at Tennessee with a straight-set win over Davey Sandgren … Worked with Cubas to secure the doubles point against Kentucky with a win over then-No. 20 Bruno Agostinelli and Brad Cox … Scored first win over a ranked opponent with Cubas, posting an 8-5 win over then-No. 38 Jay Weinacker and Jaime Pulgar of NC State … Decided the Davidson match with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Arie Hefter … Picked up a win at No. 3 singles against Troy … Finished the fall with an 8-2 record to earn a national ranking of 105th … Won all three of his singles matches at the Auburn Fall Classic, including a three-set victory over Auburn’s Milan Krnjetin in Flight 3 … Was the Flight 4 singles champion at the South Carolina Fall Invitational, topping North Carolina’s Cameron Ahari 6-1, 6-0 in the final match.

Junior Highlights
Reached the eight-final round of qualifying at the 2007 and 2008 Belo Horizonte Tennis Opens … Played in the first round of the 2007 Banana Bowl … Was a wild card entry in the Brazil F13 and F23 Futures in 2007 … Paired with Marcos Chiaretti to reach the first round of doubles at the 2007 Belo Horizonte Tennis Open.

Machado’s Career Record

Year Overall Tourn. Dual SEC #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 vs. Ranked 3-Set 7-Pt. 10-Pt.
2008-09 19-12 8-2 11-10 2-7 4-1 7-9 0-1 6-2 4-10 0-1
2009-10 13-17 6-5 7-12 3-7 0-3 4-4 2-4 1-1 0-2 1-5 1-2 0-0
2010-11 11-22 8-4 3-18 0-10 2-15 1-3 3-14 1-7 4-2 0-3
2011-12 14-17 4-3 10-14 3-8 5-9 3-3 2-2 2-11 4-4 4-4 1-1
Career 57-68 26-14 31-52 8-32 7-22 4-6 6-6 11-13 2-4 1-1 5-28 12-18 13-18 1-5
Year Overall Tourn. Dual SEC #1 #2 #3
2008-09 20-16 6-6 14-10 5-6 13-10 1-0
2009-10 17-14 7-4 10-10 4-7 4-2 6-8
2010-11 9-22 3-6 6-16 1-8 4-11 1-3 1-2
2011-12 17-13 3-2 14-11 5-6 3-1 11-10
Career 63-65 19-18 44-47 15-27 24-24 19-21 1-2