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    Joshua Graves
    Joshua Graves

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Milwaukee, Wis.

    High School:
    Nicolet

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 160

    Experience:
    HS



    01/13/2012

    Wildcats Host Doubleheader Duals Sunday at Combe Tennis Center

    Northwestern welcomes Ball State and UIC to begin the 2012 campaign

    10/30/2011

    Northwestern Concludes Fall Campaign At Big Ten Indoor Championships

    Wildcats will return to the courts in January 2012.

    10/29/2011

    Day Two Concludes At Big Ten Indoor Championships

    Singles action continues form Iowa City on Sunday

    10/28/2011

    Northwestern Wins Six Times On Opening Day of Big Ten Indoors

    Doubles completed Friday with singles play on tap the rest of the weekend

    10/15/2011

    Wildcats Continue Run At ITA Midwest Regional Championships

    Graves, Smith and Wolf all posted wins throughout the day for NU

    2010-11: Second-team All-Big Ten selection ... Competed entire season for Northwestern on the No. 1 singles line ... Compiled a 14-18 overall record, going 10-14 in the dual season with a 3-7 mark in Big Ten play ... Began the season with four straight wins ... Spent four matches in the Campbell's/ITA College Tennis singles poll, reaching as high as No. 114 ... Upset No. 28 Ionut Beleleu of Oklahoma on March 4 (7-5, 6-7, 1-0 [10-3]) ... Battled back to beat Marc Bruche, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, in NU's upset of No. 57 Iowa ... Competed alongside Spencer Wolf on the No. 1 doubles line, earning a 14-8 record, 3-7 in the Big Ten ... Knocked off 60th-ranked Tsvetan Mito and Ionut Beleleu of Oklahoma on March 4 ... In the fall season, won twice at the Midwest Regional Championships and twice at Big Ten Singles & Doubles Indoor ... Earned invitation to elite UVA Ranked Plus One Invitational ... Academic All-Big Ten and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.

    2009-10: First season spent on the No. 1 singles line for Northwestern, compiling a 10-13 dual record with a 2-7 mark in the Big Ten ... Spent much of the second half of the season ranked in Campbell's/ITA College Tennis singles poll, reaching as high No. 82 ... Also ranked as high as No. 54 in doubles with Spencer Wolf ... Two wins over ranked opponents, including an upset of No. 27 Casey Watt of Notre Dame on March 27 (6-3, 6-3) ... Also overcame then-No. 62 Saketh Myeni of Alabama 7-6 (3), 6-2 in Northwestern's upset of 18th-ranked Alabama (1/22) ... Finished 1-3 in the fall season ... Academic All-Big Ten and ITA Scholar-Athlete honoree.

    2008-09: Led the team with 25 overall singles victories, including 19 in duals ... Won 10 consecutive matches from 1/18 to 2/27 ... Progressed through the season, playing at four different singles spots ... Anchored No. 4 singles with a 9-4 record ... Notched team-leading eight Big Ten victories ... Partnered with Alex Sanborn to anchor the No. 2 doubles spot at the beginning of the season with a 12-3 record ... Paired with Tobias Reitz for season's final 11 matches ... In the fall, posted two wins at Milwaukee Tennis Classic and three victories at Wildcat Fall Invitational ... Advanced to Round of 32 at Big Ten Singles Championship ... Posted two doubles victories with Alex Sanborn at Milwaukee Tennis Classic ... Named ITA Scholar-Athlete.

    High School: Five-star recruit ranked No. 1 in the Midwest by tennisrecruiting.net ... Named to the 2008 National High School Tennis All-American Team ... Was a winner and finalist of numerous sectional events ... Quarterfinalist in the consolation bracket of the National Clay Courts event ... Finished undefeated in the Midwest Davis Cup ... Posted a third-place finish at the St. Louis National Clay Court tournament ... Placed third in the Boys Under-16 National Open, while finishing fifth in the Under-18 division ... Topped that feat by winning the Boys 18 Midwest Closed Championships as a 16 year-old ... As a freshman, Graves was named an all-state performer without losing a single match that season ... Was instrumental in helping his team win the state title in 2004.

    Personal: Born Joshua H. Graves ... Son of Glen and Eileen Graves ... Majoring in economics with a minor in business institutions.

    Season Overall W-L Dual Match

    Fall

    Conference 1 2 3 4 5 6
    2008-09 25-8 19-5 6-3 8-2 --- --- 1-1 9-4 5-0 4-0
    2009-10 11-16 10-13 1-3 2-8 10-13 --- --- --- --- ---
    2010-11 14-18 10-14 4-4 3-7 10-14 --- --- --- --- ---
    Career 50-42 39-32 11-10 13-17 20-27 --- 1-1 9-4 5-0 4-0