Height: 6'1"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bigaunciems, Latvia
High School: Murjanu Sports Gymnasium


Athletic Honors

  • Sun Belt Player of the Week (March 6, 2019)

Academic Honors

  • Fall 2018 Athletic Director's Honor Roll

Spring 2019
Went 10-9 in singles play, playing primarily at the No. 1 & 2 positions … Finished 7-4 at the No. 2 position … Went 1-1 against nationally ranked opponents … Clinched the Quarterfinal match of the Sun Belt Tournament against Appalachian State … Went 13-7 in doubles play with partner Andrei Duarte, including 9-4 at the No. 2 position and 4-0 at the No. 3 position.

Fall 2018
Competed in four tournaments during the fall season … Went 6-5 in singles play and 3-2 in doubles play, partnering with Andrei Duarte and Giles Hussey … Went 3-1 in the Flight A Singles bracket in the Gamecock Fall Invitational.

Attended Murjanu Sports Gymnasium in Jurmala, Latvia, where he played under head coach Janis Vinkis … Got two ATP singles points and 10 doubles points in Lithuania and Latvia Futures in 2018… Won 2017 ITF Grade 3 tournament in Italy and ITF Grade 4 tournament in Estonia … Got his first singles ATP point in Latvia Future in 2017… Got his first six doubles points in ATP in Latvia Future in 2016 … Won 2015 ITF Grade 5 tournament in Lithuania and 2014 “Tennis Everyone” tournament in Germany … Attended the VL Tennis School where he was coached by Vinkis and Karlis Lejnieks.

Roberts Grinvalds was born May 10, 1999 in Bigaunciems, Latvia … Son of Gundars and Jndra Grinvalds … Has two siblings, Kristine Grinvalde and Krisjanis Markis … Undecided major.

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