David Roditi
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David Roditi
David Roditi
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamTCU
ConferenceBig 12
Biographical details
Born (1973-11-30) November 30, 1973 (age 47)
Mexico City, Mexico
Alma materTexas Christian University
Playing career
1993-1996Texas Christian University
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2000-2002Texas (assistant)
2010-presentTCU
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Big 12: 2016, 2017, 2018
Big 12 Tournament: 2016, 2017
Awards
Wilson/ITA National Coach of the Year: 2015
Big 12 Coach of the Year: 2015, 2016

David Roditi Jiménez (born November 30, 1973) is a tennis coach and former player from Mexico. He is currently serving as the head men's tennis coach at Texas Christian University, his alma mater.

Born in Mexico City, Roditi grew up in Guadalajara and Manzanillo, then moved to the United States as a teenager; he attended high school in San Clemente, California. [1]

Roditi participated in 10 Davis Cup ties for Mexico from 1997 to 2000, posting a 5-5 record in doubles. He was also Mexico's Davis Cup captain in 2016. [2]

Playing career

Roditi played at Texas Christian University from 1993 to 1996 under head coach Tut Bartzen. During this time, playing both singles and doubles, he won a school-record 250 total matches.[3] He earned All-Southwest Conference honors in both singles and doubles in 1994, 1995 and 1996 and was named to the Rolex Collegiate All-Star team in 1996. He was named to the Letterman's Hall of Fame for Texas Christian University in 2007.

As a professional, Roditi focused mostly on doubles competition, in which he achieved a career-high world ranking of 41 in 1998 and made the finals in four events:

Result W-L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 1997 San Marino Clay United States Brandon Coupe Italy Cristian Brandi
Italy Filippo Messori
5-7, 4-6
Loss 0-2 1998 Memphis, U.S. Hard (i) South Africa Ellis Ferreira Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
3-6, 4-6
Loss 0-3 1998 Estoril, Portugal Clay Netherlands Fernon Wibier United States Donald Johnson
United States Francisco Montana
1-6, 6-2, 1-6
Loss 0-4 1998 Mexico City, Mexico Clay Argentina Daniel Orsanic Czech Republic Ji?í Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
4-6, 2-6

Coaching career

Following the conclusion of his professional playing career, Roditi moved to Austin, Texas in 2000 to become an assistant coach at the University of Texas and then as the Associate Director of Tennis at St. Stephen's Episcopal School. In 2005, he moved to Carson, California to become the Lead National Team Coach at the USTA Training Center.

On September 7, 2010, Roditi was named the head men's tennis coach at TCU.

Head coaching record

Statistics overview
Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
TCU Horned Frogs (Mountain West Conference) (2011-2012)
2011 TCU 13-13 5-1 2nd
2012 TCU 9-15 2-3 4th
TCU Horned Frogs (Big 12) (2013-present)
2013 TCU 18-10 2-3 4th NCAA 1st Round
2014 TCU 12-12 1-4 6th
2015 TCU 25-8 3-2 T-3rd NCAA Final Four
2016 TCU 26-4 4-1 1st NCAA Round of 16
2017 TCU 22-5 5-0 1st NCAA Round of 8
2018 TCU 20-5 5-0 1st NCAA Round of 16
2019 TCU 22-7 3-2 3rd NCAA Round of 8
TCU: 167-79 (.679) 30-19 (.612)
Total: 167-79 (.679)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

References

  1. ^ "David Roditi looking to forge ahead at TCU". Tennis Recruiting Network. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ "Roditi Named Mexico Davis Cup Captain". College Tennis Today. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ [1], Fort Worth Weekly, May 10, 2017

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