Jeremy Despont Placed

Tennis stipendium USA Jeremy

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 Available Fall 2017



October 2016
October 2016

Country: Switzerland
Height:   5'8 ft
Weight:   161 lbs

Personal and academic information

Jérémy is 21 years old and grew up in a very athletic family in the French speaking part of Switzerland. He is a respectful, polite, hard-working person whims passionate about sports in general. Of course tennis remains his true love but Jeremy can spend hours playing basketball, soccer, ping-pong and badminton.

Besides that, Jérémy loves spending time with his friends and family, going to the movie and reading.

Jérémy graduated from high school in june 2014 in France. Why in France? Because at the age of 14 years old, he decided to leave home and to go study and train in the best conditions in a French tennis Academy. (CNED National centre of distance education). Jérémy is now willing to continue his studies in the United States, so that he can get a solid education while continuing playing tennis as much as possible. He is scheduled to take both SAT and TOEFL in October 2016.

Athletic information 

Jérémy started to play tennis quite late at the age of 10 and soon his talents were recognized. At the age of 12 he started to play tennis on a daily basis. He quickly improved and was already 2 times state champion by the age of 14. Recently Jérémy achieved his highest ranking in the Swiss open mens rankings, being ranked 90 and he has a UTR of 11.

Jérémy is an aggressive baseline player who likes to control the game with his excellent forehand. He has a good and powerful serve and a very solid single handed backhand.

Jérémy is not very tall but is able to turn this into a strength. His fitness level is very impressive and he can move very quickly around the court. He is not afraid to play very long matches. 

Best results

  • 6:4 / 6:3 win over Timo Zgraggen (SUI); UTR 15
  • 6:2 / 1:6 / 7:6 win over Alexandre Meireles (POR); UTR 12
  • 6:7 / 7:6 / 6:4 win over Janis Mellups (LAT); UTR 12
  • 6:1 / 6:3 win over Jabari Stafford (USA, George Washington Univeristy); UTR 12