Men's Tennis



    Santiago Gruter  
    Santiago Gruter

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lima, Peru

    High School:
    Colegio Carlos Lopez Mendoza

    Height:
    5-11

    Birthdate:
    09/04/1987


    2009-10 (JUNIOR): Advanced to the semifinals of the Big Ten Singles Championships and was 11-3 in the Fall ... posted 25 singles wins on the season, with a 7-3 record in Big Ten play ... had a record of 12-2 playing number two doubles with partner Jeremy Langer ... defeated the No. 58 nationally ranked doubles tandem against No. 26 Michigan ... one of four Hoosiers named Academic All-Big Ten ... his 67 career doubles wins are the 10th-most in IU history ... with 68 career singles wins, Gruter has moved within 10 victories of IU's all-time top 10.

    2008-09 (SOPHOMORE): For the second straight year finished the season with 20 wins or more with a 21-19 record in singles ... assembled a 21-17 record in doubles ... posted eight Big Ten wins on the season ... named to the Academic All-Big Ten team along with fellow sophomore Lachlan Ferguson ... playing with primary partner Jeremy Langer, upset the 16th ranked doubles team of Wisconsin.

    2007-08 (FRESHMAN): Immediately stepped into the singles line-up as a freshman, playing either No. 5 or No. 6 singles in all 26 dual matches ... compiled an overall singles record of 22-14, including 6-4 in Big Ten play ... posted a 24-12 doubles mark that included a 22-9 showing when paired with Peter Antons ... went on a midseason doubles hot streak, winning 14 of 15 contests ... teamed with Antons to win the doubles championship at the University of Louisville Tournament, going 4-0 over the weekend ... arose victorious in three of four singles matches at the Tom Fallon Invitational ... also picked up three Big Ten doubles victories ... won five consecutive conference singles contests from April 5-19.

    PREP/JUNIORS: Played in the International Tennis Federation Circuit and the Davis Cup Juniors in El Salvador ... was ranked as high as No. 271 in the world in juniors ... also won three ITF events in doubles.

    PERSONAL: The son of Antonio Gruter and Maris Sayan de Gruter ... born on September 4, 1987 ... has two brothers, Andres and David and a sister, Natalia ... majoring in Business.

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