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Nicaise Muamba

Class: Junior Position: Height: 6-2 Weight: 189 Previous School: Tennessee Hometown: Laval, Quebec, Canada

2018-19 (So.)
• Selected as ASUN Men's Tennis Player of the Year
• Participated in NCAA Singles Championship, the second player in program history to do so
• Named ASUN All-Conference first team (singles)
• Voted VaSID All-State singles first team
• Selected to VaSID All-State Men's Tennis doubles second team with partner Chase Burton
• Garnered inclusion on ASUN Academic Honor Roll
• Ended season ranked No. 9 in the Atlantic Region in singles
• Garnered inclusion on VaSID All-State singles doubles second team alongside partner Chase Burton
• Earned a No. 61 doubles ranking from the ITA on March 5 with Burton
• Finished the year ranked 10th in the Atlantic Region in doubles alongside Burton
• Four-time ASUN Player of the Week
• Led Liberty with 26 singles victories (third most in a single season in school history), 16 in the spring and 10 in the fall
• Defeated No. 21 Adria Soriano Barrera of Miami in straight sets (6-4, 6-3) in the Flames' spring opener, Jan. 18
• Held a 15-6 mark at No. 1 singles and posted a 6-1 record in ASUN singles bouts
• Won six straight singles matches in ASUN play (March 24-April 13)
• Finished second on the team with 17 doubles victories, 11 of which came in the spring alongside Burton
• Picked up three ranked doubles victories on the season, defeating Virginia Tech's No. 25 Henrik Korsgaard/Alex Ribiero, William & Mary's No. 45 Tristan Bautil/Finbar Talcott and North Florida's No. 83 Nilo Duarte/Sahil Deshmukh
• Had a trio of four-match singles winning streaks in doubles during the year

Previous School
• Posted a 12-5 mark in spring singles match for Tennessee, including a 4-1 mark in the No. 3 slot and 2-0 mark at No. 2
• Recorded seven doubles victories, all of which came with partner Andrew Rogers, in lone spring season for the Vols

Prep
• Graduate of Académie les Estacades
• Sported a career-high ITF junior ranking of 223 
• Collected his first ATP points by reaching the quarterfinals of doubles in the Winnipeg Challenger in July 2017
• Represented his county in 2016 as a member of Canada's Junior Davis Cup team that reached the finals
• Captured the U18 Outdoor Rogers Junior national championships in 2016 as a 15-year-old

Personal
• Son of Alfred Muamba and Melanie Bibomba
• Majoring in exercise science: therapeutic  
• Birthday is Aug. 28

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  • Muamba Reaches Doubles Semifinals at Granby Challenger

    Liberty Flames men's tennis rising junior Nicaise Muamba reached the doubles semifinals at the ATP Tour's Granby Challenger. Read More

    Jul 29

  • Muamba Reaches Singles Round of 32 at Winnipeg Challenger, Wins in Doubles

    Liberty men's tennis rising junior Nicaise Muamba had the opportunity to take on one of the world's top singles players in Australia's Bernard Tomic. Read More

    Jul 11

  • Flames' Muamba Competing at ATP Tour's Winnipeg National Bank Challenger

    Flames men's tennis player Nicaise Muamba is competing in the singles main draw of the ATP Tour's Winnipeg National Bank Challenger. Read More

    Jul 9

  • Flames' Muamba Begins Year at No. 65 in National Singles Rankings

    Flames men's tennis junior Nicaise Muamba will begin the year as the 65th-ranked singles player in the nation. Read More

    Sep 17

  • Muamba Honored on ASUN Men's Tennis All-Decade Team

    Nicaise Muamba of the Liberty Flames men's tennis team has been named to the 2011-20 ASUN Conference Men's Tennis All-Decade Team. Read More

    Jul 21

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