Excelled in doubles action, posting a 22-10 overall doubles mark that included a 22-9 showing when paired with Santiago Gruter ... went 7-5 overall in singles play ... teamed with Gruter to win the doubles championship at the University of Louisville Tournament , going 4-0 over the weekend ... won three of four singles matches and two of three doubles contests with Gruter at the Tom Fallon Invitational in the fall ... that tandem also went 3-1 at the Clemson Winter Shootout ... tallied three Big Ten doubles victories ... recorded an 8-6 doubles win in the NCAA Tournament over Vanderbilt's Adam Baker and Vijay Paul.
Went 16-21 in singles play while going 11-20 in doubles competition ... teamed up with David Bubenicek for seven doubles wins ... won four singles matches in a row from Oct. 21-Nov. 11, including a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Purdue's Griff Nienberg ... also strung together a four-match doubles winning streak with David Bubenicek over a five-day span.
Finished the year 5-7 in singles ... saw action at the No. 3 (1-0), No. 5 (2-0) and No. 6 (0-2) singles positions ... first win of the year came against Joe Bates of Wake Forest 3-6, 6-3, 10-5 ... also had a tough win against Brett Taylor of Minnesota, 6-7 (3-7), 6-2, 6-2 ... ended the year with two straight singles wins over Mickey Gallagher of Colgate (6-3, 7-5) and Chad Burnett of Vincennes (6-0, 6-0) ... made his mark for the team in doubles action, going 12-18 with David Bubenicek to lead the team in doubles wins ... went 9-13 at the No. 2 slot with Bubenicek and 1-0 at No. 3 ... went 2-8 in the conference with Bubenicek ... Big Ten wins came in a 9-8 win over Andres Osorio and Sion Wilkins of Minnesota, with a 8-4 victory over John Allare and Michael Flowers of Michigan State ... also went 1-0 with Dara McLoughlin and 1-0 with Michael McCarthy.
Ranked eighth in the New England region and 185th in the country by the USTA in the 18-and-under division ... named All-Scholastic by the Boston Globe, Duxbury Clipper and Patriot Ledger ... won USTA New England Junior Sectional Championship in doubles ... also claimed the consolation finals of the event in singles ... advanced to the consolation semifinals at nationals ... Duxbury finished runner-up at the 2005 Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association Boys Tennis South Section Division 2 Championship ... Duxbury finished the year 20-1 in 2005 ... was a South Sectional finalist ... in 2004, Duxbury was 21-1 and was runner-up in the South Division 2 tournament ... had top junior coaching from Tom Walker, Mark Bey, Oscar Jara and Steve Flanigan.
The son of Erik and Ilze Antons ... has three older brothers, one of which played tennis for Rhode Island ... born on Nov. 9, 1986 ... speaks fluent Latvian, along with his entire family ... majoring in Telecommunications.