The Waves have taken home 43 total West Coast Conference titles since 1958.
Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center and the Crest Courts will be the home of the 2015 USTA/ITA Southwest Regional Championships
Pepperdine graces the courts of the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center this weekend, hosting USF on Saturday and Boise State on Sunday.
Pepperdine starts 2015 against UCLA on Friday at 1 p.m.
Pepperdine alums Andre Begemann and Robert Lindstedt to compete in the world stage of the US Open.
As a Sophomore (2005-06): Capped a brilliant season with win at the fourth singles position to clinch the Waves' 4-2 upset victory over previously undefeated Georgia for its first-ever NCAA title...Named to the NCAA All-Tournament team for No. 4 singles and No. 1 doubles with Pepperdine standout Scott Doerner...The Wave duo reached the final match of the NCAA Doubles Championships...Fell to Illinois' Kevin Anderson/Ryan Rowe in title match for a No. 2 final national ranking and earned All-America accolades...Compiled a dual match record of 25-6 in singles, going 16-4 at the No. 4 spot...Combined for a 9-2 record when playing at the third and fifth positions...Named to WCC second team in singles...Recorded a dual-match doubles record of 25-5 with Doerner at the No. 1 spot...Overall, the pair recorded a 30-6 doubles record...Compiled an amazing record of 14-1 against nationally-ranked opponents...When unranked, the duo went 4-0 against nationally-ranked opponents....The Wave tandem was ranked No. 1 for 5 weeks during the regular season...Named to WCC first team in doubles.
Before Pepperdine: Competed at the College of Santa Fe (NAIA) where he was named the ITA Rookie of the Year (NAIA) and earned All-America honors...Helped lead team to NAIA Championships as a freshman (team fell to Azusa Pacific in final match)...In the fall of 2005, partnered with Ricardo Omana to win the NAIA Regional Crown...Also won the Small College Doubles Champion for an automatic spot at the ITA Indoors...Competed in the same doubles bracket as 2006 Pepperdine teammates Pedro Rico and Ivor Lovrak.
Personal: Andre Begemann was born on July 12, 1984 to Dieter Begemann...Has one older sister, Caroline...Also considered Virginia, TCU, Alabama, Hawaii and UCLA before choosing Pepperdine...Majoring in business administration.