Cerretani '04 Climbs to #78 (doubles) in the World

June 24, 2008

PROVIDENCE, RI - Former Brown tennis standout Jamie Cerretani '04 has improved his world doubles ranking from #89 to #78 and is slated to play a first-round match at Wimbledon with doubles partner Victor Hanescu of Romania. The duo will face the pair of Bruno Soares (Brazil) and Dusan Vemic (Serbia) in their first round match, which could get played tomorrow, Wednesday, June 25.

In addition to Cerretani, Chris Drake '03, who retired from the tour in October, is at Wimbledon serving as a coach. A current assistant coach at Northwestern, Drake helped to lead the doubles team of Eric Butorac (USA) and Ashley Fisher (Australia) to a five-set victory, winning 7-5 in the fifth set, in their first-round match.