Height
6'0
Class
Senior
Hometown
Prague, Czech Republic
Previous School
Colorado
High School
Gymnazium Omska

2008 ITA Scholar-Athlete
2007 ITA Scholar-Athlete
2007 Louisiana Newcomer of the Year
2007 First-Team All-Louisiana

CAREER (2006-2008)
Joined the Tigers at the beginning of the 2006-07 season after transferring from Colorado … Made his presence known in his first year as a Tiger as he was named the 2007 Louisiana Newcomer of The Year and received first-team All-Louisiana honors … Succeeded in the classroom as well as he was named an ITA Scholar-Athlete the two years he was a Tiger … Compiled a team-best 8-3 conference record as a junior … Received a degree in business finance and was working to get his masters in accounting during his senior year … Finished his LSU career with a 41-30 record in singles and 34-25 mark in doubles.

SENIOR SEASON (2007-08)
Named to the SEC Honor Roll … Posted a 20-18 singles record while playing among the top two spots … Compiled a 15-12 mark in doubles … Finished the season ranked No. 110 in the singles rankings and was ranked as high as No. 88 … Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete for the second-straight year … Notched four victories against ranked opponents … Picked up the biggest singles win of his career when he defeated seventh-ranked Justin Kronauge of Ohio State in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1 … Picked up his biggest doubles win when he and partner Kevin Dessauer defeated fourth-ranked and top-seeded Jonas Berg and Erling Tveit of Ole Miss, 8-2, in the round of 16 in SEC Coaches’ Indoor Championships … Finished the fall season tied, along with Sebastian Carlsson, with a team-best 10 wins … Earned second varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2006-07)
Named Louisiana Newcomer of the Year … Received first-team All-Louisiana honors … Named to the SEC Honor Roll … Finished the season with a 21-12 record in singles and 19-13 record in doubles … Owned a team-best 8-3 record in conference play … Was dominant at home as he compiled a 12-1 record at the “Dub” … He and partner Kevin Dessauer defeated Georgia’s Jamie Hunt and Nate Schnugg in the SEC Tournament, the team that won the U.S. Open Junior Doubles Championship … Defeated No. 60 Justin Kronauge of Ohio State, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5, on Feb. 24 … Picked up his first win as a Tiger against Tulsa’s Diego Camacho, 6-3, 6-4, at the Rice Invitational … Advanced to the qualifying round of the Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Tennis Championships …Rreceived first varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2005-06 at Colorado)
Named the University of Colorado’s most complete student-athlete and the 2005 and 2006 Tim Kullick Academic Excellence award winner … Was ranked No. 111th by the ITA from March 11-18 … Was a two-time CU Athlete of the Week recipient (Sept. 18-25, Mar. 12-19) … A key ingredient leading CU to their highest national ranking ever (No. 23) … 2005-06 Academic All-Big 12 Academic first team selection … 2006 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll … In the fall, reached the Flight A semifinals at the Denver Invitational (Sept. 23-25) with three consecutive wins, also earned CU Athlete of the Week honors (Sept. 19-25) … Also reached the main draw Round of 32 at the Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Championships in Tulsa (Oct. 3-5) where he defeated two nationally ranked players (No. 56 Chris Brandi, Florida; and No. 88 Peter Rodrigues, Duke) … Earned varsity letter at Colorado.
 
FRESHMAN SEASON (2004-05 at Colorado)
A 2005 ITA Scholar Athlete … Earned the team’s Tim Kullick academic excellence award honor roll … Played the majority of his singles matches at the No. 1 and No. 2 slot … Faced 10 ranked opponents, including the last six opponents of the spring winning twice … Teamed with Marek Dvorak at No. 3 doubles for a team-best 12 victories, including four wins against the Big 12 … 2005 Big 12 Commissioners Honor Roll … One of 11 CU student-athletes in the Spring of 2005 to earn a 4.0 GPA … Earned varsity letter at Colorado.

PERSONAL
Born May 18, 1984, in Prague, Czech Republic … Son of Jan and Jana Zelezny … Has one sibling, Micmaela Zelezna (24) … Speaks English and French … Runs the 100 meters in about 11 seconds and jumps over six meters (18-19 inches) … Future aspirations are becoming a professional tennis player … Enjoys playing sports, listening to music and computers in his spare time … Majoring in business finance.

Zelezny’s Career Statistics

Singles

Overall

vs. Top 125

Conf. Dual

Year

W

L

Pct.

W

L

Pct.

W

L

Pct.

at Colorado

2004-05

12
20
.375
2
9
.182
2
6
.250

2005-06

23
14
.621
3
3
.500
3
4
.429

Totals

35
34
.507
5
12
.294
5
10
.333
at LSU

2006-07

21
12
.636
1
4
.200
8
3
.727

2007-08

20
18
.526
4
10
.286
3
8
.273

Totals

41
30
.577
5
14
.357
11
11
.500

Doubles

Overall

vs. Top 60

Conf. Dual

Year

W

L

Pct.

W

L

Pct.

W

L

Pct.

at Colorado

2004-05

17
10
.630
0
2
.000
4
3
.571

2005-06

19
13
.594
1
1
.500
3
3
.500

Totals

36
23
.610
1
3
.250
7
6
.538
at LSU

2006-07

19
13
.594
1
3
.250
7
4
.636

2007-08

15
12
.556
1
0
1.000
5
4
.556

Totals

34
25
.576
2
3
.400
12
8
.600

 

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