Diego Cubas
Diego Cubas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Catarina, Brazil

High School:
Energia

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 165


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Senior (2009-10) - Finished the season ranked No. 49 in singles behind a 19-15 overall record, including wins over five nationally-ranked players ... Teamed with Pedro Campos to form the nation's No. 25 doubles team at season's end as duo went 9-6 overall and 6-5 in SEC play as the Gamecocks' top tandem ... Named second-team All-SEC for the second-straight season ... Earned spots in both the NCAA Singles and Doubles National Championships, with Campos, making the duo the first pair of Gamecocks to play in both events in the same season since 1998 ... Posted 20 doubles wins to rank seventh all-time among South Carolina seniors and ranks sixth among seniors with 33 doubles matches played ... Won first-round match of NCAA Doubles Championship ... Closed the dual-match season with a pair of singles wins, both times collecting the Gamecocks' lone point of the match while playing in the No. 2 spot in the lineup ... Worked with Campos to knock off No. 13 Eric Quigley and Brad Cox of Kentucky to deliver the doubles point for the Gamecocks, a victory that capped a five-match win streak for the tandem ... Scored the decisive victory against archrival Clemson ... Opened the SEC schedule by teaming with Campos for a decisive win over LSU's top tandem and followed that debut with an 8-4 win over the nation's then-No. 26 team out of Arkansas ... Was perfect at the Auburn Fall Classic, winning all three of his singles and doubles matches ... Worked with Ivan Machado to top No. 10 Austen Childs and Simon Childs of Louisville in the first day of doubles play at the South Carolina Fall Invitational ... Became the first Gamecock since 2002 to earn a spot in the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships, playing both singles and doubles at the event ... Reached the final of the ITA Carolinas Regional in singles, forcing a third set against No. 16 Clay Donato of North Carolina with a gutsy tiebreaker in the second ... Advanced with Machado to the semifinals of the event ... Won Flight A Singles of the Central Florida Invitational to open the season.

Junior (2008-09) - Finished the season ranked No. 47 in singles and No. 27 in doubles with Ivan Machado ... Earned second-team All-SEC honors ... Played a total of 35 singles matches to rank 35th in school history in that category ... Ranks 10th all-time among Gamecock juniors with 21 doubles victories and is seventh in doubles matches played by a junior with 35 ... Qualified for both the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships for the first time in his career, becoming the first Gamecock to play in both events since Jerome Jourdon and Vladimir Pavicevic both achieved the feat in 1998 ... Posted a career-high 21 singles victories for a team-best 21-16 mark, playing solely in the No. 1 singles position in dual matches ... Also added a career-best 21-14 mark in doubles action, including a 15-12 mark (13-10 in dual matches) with Machado ... Collected five wins over nationally-ranked singles players, including two against top-five opponents, and during the season, battled 13 players that were in the NCAA Singles Championship's 64-player field ... Made his NCAA Singles Championship debut with a three-set comeback against No. 4 Denes Lukacs of Baylor in the first round, becoming the first Gamecock to defeat two top-five opponents in the same season ... Worked with Machado to win his final two doubles matches of the regular season, including a defeat of then-14th-ranked duo from Florida ... Teamed with Machado 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 then-No. 18 Wake Forest ... Won his first two SEC singles matches, including a comeback three-set victory over then-No. 2 Bruno Agostinelli of Kentucky, which was just the program's third singles win over a top-two opponent and the first since Guillaume Legat defeated the nation's top-ranked player in 2001 ... Went undefeated in three matches at Flight 1 singles at the Auburn Fall Classic, including a three-set comeback against Auburn's Alexey Tsyrenov, who carried a preseason rank of No. 24 ... Bounced back on day two of the Bulldog Scramble to score a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Georgia's Javier Garrapiz, who was No. 71 in the preseason rankings ... Won Flight 1 singles at the South Carolina Fall Invitational after a 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-2 win over North Carolina's Brennan Boyajian ... Teamed with Pulsfort to win Flight 1 doubles at the event as well.

Sophomore (2007-08) - Posted a 13-10 singles record in the spring, including a 10-5 mark at No. 2 singles in dual match play ... Had a 9-7 doubles record with four different partners, including a 7-3 mark when teamed with Yevgeny Supeko at the No. 1 position ... Narrowly escaped with a three-set win at No. 2 singles in the SEC Tournament first-round victory over No. 19 Alabama ... Ended the regular season winning five of his last six matches, including a win over No. 92 Jan Zelezny of LSU for the Gamecocks' lone point of the match ... Also topped No. 68 Vijay Paul at No. 2 singles in the Gamecocks tight 4-3 loss at Vanderbilt ... Also recorded a win in doubles against the Vanderbilt, working with Supeko ... Won five of his first seven matches, all in straight sets ... Named to the SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll..

Junior Highlights - Was ranked as high as No. 1 in the world for the 16-year-old age group in singles ... Captured two international tournaments in Italy and France... Won two ATP Futures Tournaments (doubles) and reached semifinal action in singles play.

Cubas' Career Record

SINGLES
Tiebreakers
Year Overall Tourn. Dual #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 3-Set 7-Pt. 10-Pt.
2007-08 13-10 1-1 12-9 0-3 10-5 2-1 - - - 2-0 1-3 0-1
2008-09 21-16 12-2 9-14 9-14 - - - - - 7-3 3-5 0-1
2009-10 19-15 10-4 9-11 7-11 2-0 - - - - 4-8 3-5 2-2
Totals 53-41 23-7 30-34 16-28 12-5 2-1 - - - 13-11 7-13 2-4
DOUBLES
Year Overall Tourn. Dual #1 #2 #3
2007-08 9-7 - 9-7 7-4 2-3 -
2008-09 21-14 8-4 13-10 13-10 - -
2009-10 20-13 8-5 12-8 12-8 - -
Totals 50-34 16-9 34-25 32-22 2-3 -