Ivan Castro
Ivan Castro
Height: 5-10
Year: SR
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Spring 2011 (Junior): When the spring season had concluded Ivan had compiled a career record of 32-18 in singles and 23-19 in doubles doubles. For the season total, Castro's final record was 21-10 in singles and 11-13 in doubles. In the month of January, Ivan was selected as the Big West Tennis Athlete of the Week. At the conclusion of the season, Ivan was selected to be on the Second All Conference team in singles as well as doubles along with partner Alex Golding.

Fall 2010 (Junior): In the fall, Ivan compiled a record of 7-2 in singles and 3-0 in doubles with partner Fernando Ristow. A notable victory of Ivan's was his big three set win against Artem Gramma in the final round at the San Diego State University Invitational, 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 (10-8). Another battle Castro encountered and proved victorious in was his match against University of Texas at San Antonio product Tyler Brown 1-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5.

Spring 2010 (Sophomore): Ivan ended his first season at Pacific with a record of 13-8. On March 1st he defeated Cal Poly's Drew Jacobs in three sets 7-6(3), 4-6, 6-3, and was recognized as the Big West Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week on March 3rd and was also selected for 1st Team All-Conference. Castro also dominated against Wichita State's Vlad Marinescu with a score of 6-1, 6-1 on March 21st. On March 29th Ivan easily gained a win against the Air Force's Austin Francis with a score of 6-4, 6-0. Ivan's doubles season was spent in both number one as well as No. 2 doubles with partner Artem Gramma and they ended the spring season with a record of 12-7.

Fall 2009 (Sophomore): Castro joined the Tigers in the spring 2010 season. 

High School: Ivan graduated from Colegio Atheneu in 2009.

Personal: Ivan Garcia Castro was born in Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Ivan was chosen to be on the 1st Team All-Conference for both singles and doubles. His most memorable match was when he scored the first point at his first ATP match. He is the son of Valmir Machado Castro and Valeria Moreira Garcia Castro and intends to major in international business.His hobbies include surfing the internet and watching television shows, his favorite being F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Ivan's career goals are to play professional tennis after graduating.

Career Stats
Singles: 32-18
Doubles: 23-19