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Nika Dolidze
Nika  Dolidze

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tbilisi, Georgia

High School:
Schiller International School Barcelona

Height:
5-8

Experience:
SO

Major:
Undecided

 

04/23/2015

Nittany Lions Fall, 4-2, to Michigan in Big Ten Tournament First Round

Stakhovsky, Trkulja earn singles wins, but Penn State eliminated from tournament

04/17/2015

No. 51 Penn State Earns B1G Road Win, 4-2, at Nebraska

Nittany Lions win the doubles point, bottom three singles matches; Visit No. 66 Iowa on Sunday.

04/12/2015

No. 50 Penn State Splits Doubleheader on Senior Day

Mike Reilly wins three matches on Senior Day; Nittany Lions finish regular season next weekend

04/09/2015

No. 50 Penn State Concludes Home Schedule This Weekend

Reilly to be honored for Senior Day on Sunday

04/05/2015

No. 49 Penn State Splits Sunday Doubleheader

Nittany Lions fall against Minnesota, but bounce back against NJIT; Finish home schedule next weekend

02/02/2014

2/2/14 Men's Tennis vs. Virginia Tech

2/2/14 Men's Tennis vs. Virginia Tech

01/27/2014

1/26/14 Men's Tennis vs. St. Johns

1/26/14 Men's Tennis vs. St. Johns

2014-15 (Sophomore): Went 12-11 in singles, including 6-5 in dual matches, and 5-5 in doubles, including 2-0 in the spring, while combining with four different partners… Competed in the fall at the Penn Invitational, ITA Atlantic Regional, USTA Clay Court Invitational and William & Mary Invitational… Combined with Christian Lutschaunig in a win at the ITA Atlantic Regional… Paired with Tomas Hanzlik for an 8-3 victory over Clemson’s Alejandro Augusto and Hunter Harrington, ranked 24th in the ITA Poll… Dolidze and Hanzlik did not compete together in the spring but opened the season ranked 59th in the ITA Poll… Went 3-1 at the Penn Invitational while competing at No. 1 and 3 in the lineup in the hidden-dual format… Picked up a win each at the ITA Atlantic regional, USTA Clay Court Invitaitonal and William & Mary Invitational… Combined with Lutschaunig in a doubles victory at No. 2 vs. Temple and Marc Collado in a win at No. 3 vs. Monmouth… Split time at the bottom four singles positions… Earned a win at No. 3 vs. Temple’s Filip Stipcic and at 4 against Monmouth’s Vidit Vaghela… Competed at No. 5, picking up a win vs. VCU’s Wilder Pimentel… Won at No. 6 vs. Wagner’s Jakob Mostyn-Kolb, NJIT’s Luka Kaic and Nebraska’s Scott Elsass.

2013-14 (Freshman): Dolidze went 3-2 in singles and 1-0 in doubles this spring... Went 10-7 in singles and 3-5 in doubles this fall, while competing at the Navy All-Conference Tournament, UVa Fall Classic, ITA Atlantic Regional, Big Ten Singles Championships and William & Mary Invitational... Earned singles flight honors at the Navy All-Conference Tournament, going 3-0 on the weekend... Dolidze combined with Ramy Labna for an 8-6 win against Bucknell... Dolidze defeated Cleveland State's Matt Ford 6-1, 6-4 on February 2... Dolidze started Penn State's last five matches, all at the No. 6 singles position. Dolidze earned a tough 6-0, 6-7(6), 1-0(10-4) win against #63 Nebraska's Beauregard Treyz... Dolidze clinched the match point for Penn State with his 6-3, 6-3 win against Iowa's Michael Swank.

Junior Career: Dolidze is originally from the country of Georgia. He lived and trained in Barcelona, Spain at the Sanchez Casal Tennis Academy. He attended the Schiller International School Barcelona. Dolidze competed on the ITF Men's Futures Circuit and the ITF Junior's Circuit. He has a career-high ranking in the Top 500 in the ITF Junior World Ranking.

Nittany Lion Career Record

Year Singles Doubles
2013-14 13-9 4-5
2014-15 12-11 5-5
Career 25-20 9-10
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