Jamie has competed at the top singles and doubles spots for the Bruno for the last two seasons and is now on the stretch run of his Brown Tennis career. Jamie has been a HUGE part of the resurgence of the Men's Tennis Program which has included an Ivy League Championship, two NCAA tournament appearances, a national team ranking of #33, and a 20 win season. Since he exploded through the Van Wickle gates back in the fall of 2000 Jamie has brought a work ethic, desire to improve, and a standard of excellence that has made everyone around him better and has helped the Bruno rise to national prominence. Jamie will be greatly missed by the Brown Tennis Family and Brown Community, but the attributes that have made him so success here will bring him even more success in his future endeavors!
Jamie will finish his career as the all-time winnest doubles player in the 78 year history of the Brown Men's Tennis Program. Presently, Jamie has won a staggering 115 career doubles matches and his 91 career singles victories ranks him third on the all-time singles wins list.
So far in 2003/04, Jamie and doubles partner, Adil Shamasdin '05, have reached an impressive season high ITA ranking of #7 in the country. The tandem, that is considered by Brown Tennis historians to be the most prolific doubles team in school history, which dates back to Brown's first year of sponsoring men's tennis in 1926! Jamie and Adil's accomplishments continue to pile up this year, which include capturing titles at the Harvard Fall Invitational, The Omni East Region Championships, and winning two rounds at the ITA National Indoor Championships. In singles, Jamie is 20-11 on the year and has been ranked as high as #42 in the country. In October Jamie captured The Omni East Region Singles Championship without dropping a set which earned him a place in the ITA National Indoor Championships. 2002/03 was a break through year for Jamie, which included highlights such as being ranked as high as #55 in the ITA national singles rankings and accumulating a 26-14 record. Jamie won the 2003 Harvard Winter Invite Singles Title defeating Harvard's top four players on route to the singles crown. Jamie's success last season was not limited to his singles play. Jamie teamed with partner Chris Drake'03 to go 31-5 for the season and reached the round of 16 at the NCAA Doubles National Championships knocking off Vanderbilt's All-American #1 doubles team of Bobby Reynolds and Lewis Smith in a dramatic three set match! Along the way the duo claimed titles at the Virginia Tech Invite and at the Harvard Winter Invite. Jamie and Chris reached a season high of #21 in the NCAA Individual Doubles Rankings and finished the year ranked #39! For his efforts Jamie earned first team All Ivy for both singles and doubles.
In 2001, Jamie was elected the 2001 Ivy League and Region I Rookie of the Year. Jamie reached the quarterfinals of the Omni East Regional Championships in 2000 and the round of 16 in 2001. Jamie competed with partner Nick Malone'02 in the 2001 NCAA Championships. Jamie's accomplishments earned him a first team All Ivy selection for doubles in 2001 and 2002. While Jamie earned second team All Ivy honors for singles in 2002.
Jamie had an outstanding junior career and was the top ranked player in New England his entire junior career. He also was ranked as high as #32 nationally over his career and played number one for the New England Intersectional Team.
Parents:Chip and Karen Cerretani
Major:International Relations and Business Economics