Sam Bloom
Sam  Bloom

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hinsdale, Ill.

High School:
Hinsdale Central High School

Height:
5-10

02/08/2015

#18 Wake Forest Drops Another Top-25 Foe

The Demon Deacons knocked off No. 20 Tennessee for the first time since 1975, and also swept Gardner-Webb.

01/17/2015

#20 Deacons Beat Charlotte, #67 ETSU by 7-2 Scores

The Demon Deacons opened the 2015 campaign with a pair of victories on Saturday

01/16/2015

Tennis Central: #20 Wake Forest vs. Charlotte, #67 ETSU

The Demon Deacons open the 2015 campaign on Saturday, playing host to Charlotte at 10 a.m. and ETSU at 6 p.m.

10/18/2014

Deacs Conclude Play at ITA Carolina Regional

Christian Seraphim was unable to upset his second straight seeded opponent.

10/17/2014

Deacs Continue Success at ITA Carolina Regional

Two doubles pairings advanced into the third round, and Christian Seraphim reached the fourth round.

01/17/2015

Wake Forest vs. Charlotte

Wake Forest opened the 2015 men's tennis campaign by defeating Charlotte at home.

10/10/2014

Wake Forest Fall Invitational

Wake Forest men's tennis is hosting its annual Fall Invitational Oct. 10-12.

04/19/2014

Wake Forest vs. Duke - 4/18/14

Wake Forest men's tennis vs. Duke

01/11/2014

Men's Tennis vs. Coastal Carolina

The Wake Forest men's tennis team beat Coastal Carolina on

04/07/2013

Men's Tennis vs. Virginia Tech

Wake Forest defeated Virginia Tech 5-2 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex

Championships
2012 UVA Fall Classic (doubles)
2014 Wake Forest Invitational (A3 doubles)

2014-15 (Junior):
Posted an overall 14-8 singles record, including a 6-2 mark in dual-match action while going 8-6 in tournament action... Finished the year 14-5 in doubles, including 5-2 in dual-match action with a 9-3 mark in tournament play... Posted a perfect 4-0 mark at Nos. 1 and 2 doubles throughout dual-match action... Played primarily with Anthony Delcore, going 12-4 together, including 4-0 at Nos. 1 and 2... Advanced to the semifinals in the black draw of the Duke Fab Four Invitational... Topped Duke's Raphael Hemmeler, then No. 49 in the country, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 in the quarterfinals for his highest-ranking career win to date through his junior year... Finished third in the white doubles draw of the Duke Fab Four Invitational with Delcore in September... Took the A3 Doubles flight title at the Wake Forest Invitational with Delcore.

2013-14 (Sophomore):
Posted a 13-5 singles record and an 8-7 doubles record ... Appeared in nine dual matches, going 5-3 in singles and 3-3 in doubles ... Earned an ACC singles win against Kyle Childree of Boston College ... Won his flight at the Wake Forest Fall Invitational, beating players from North Carolina, Penn State, Stetson and Liberty ... Partnered mainly with Jon Ho in doubles, but also played with Anthony Delcore and Pedro Dumont.

2012-13 (Freshman)
Played the majority of the season at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles ... Went 26-15 in singles and 20-15 in doubles ... Notched an 11-5 record at No. 6 singles and also won his only match at No. 5 singles ... Went 3-2 in singles against ACC opposition, earning victories at No. 6 singles against Beck Bond (NC State), Garrett Gordon (Georgia Tech) and Alexandre Thirouin (Boston College) ... Also posted notable dual match wins against players from Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee and Oklahoma ...Notched the first ranked victory of his career against teammate Danny Kreyman, then ranked No. 90, at the Wake Forest Spring Invite ... Partnered with Jon Ho for most of the season at No. 3 doubles, going 4-6 in ACC play with victories against teams from Georgia Tech, Miami, Virginia Tech and Boston College ... Other notable doubles wins came at the No. 3 position against Alabama and Penn State, both with Kreyman as a partner ... Partnered with Anthony Delcore to win his doubles flight at the UVA Fall Classic ... Took second place in his singles flight at the WFU Fall Invite and the Wake Forest Spring Invite


Background:
A five-star recruit by the Tennis Recruiting Network ... Played under coach Jay Kramer at Hinsdale Central High School, twice helping lead the Red Devils to the Illinois State Championship ... Played No. 1 singles at Hinsdale Central during his junior and senior years ... Was named to the all-conference team in all four years at Hinsdale Central and twice made the all-state team ... Finished third in doubles at the prestigious USTA 16 and Under National Championship at Kalamazoo, Mich. in 2010 ... Rated as the ninth-best recruit in his class by the Tennis Recruiting Network and the 18th-best in the Great Lakes region

Personal:
Full name is Sam David Bloom ... Born 1/13/1994 in Downers Grove, Ill. ... Son of Michelle and Tom Bloom ... Brother, Augie Bloom, played tennis at Princeton and graduated in 2014

 

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