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Tom Hill
Tom Hill

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Birmingham, England

High School:
K12 International Academy

Height:
6-0

Experience:
HS

04/16/2014

Waves Suffer Rare League Loss to USD

Pepperdine will enter WCC Tournament as the No. 2 seed.

04/12/2014

Waves Defeat Saint Mary's, 4-1

Pepperdine enters regular-season finale on a six match win streak and with an 8-0 WCC record.

04/11/2014

Waves Roll to 4-1 Triumph at Pacific

Pepperdine continues road swing with a 12 p.m. match at Saint Mary's on Saturday.

03/29/2014

Rookies Rally to Lift Waves to 4-3 Win at BYU

Freshman Alexander Solonin comes through in the clutch to send the Waves to a 4-3 victory on the road.

03/25/2014

Waves Sweep Santa Clara 4-0

Rookies Tom Hill and Pedro Leme win in both singles and doubles to lift Pepperdine to victory.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from K12 International Academy ... Achieved an ITF Junior World Ranking of 144 ... Career-best ATP ranking of 1776 in the fall of 2013 ... British Federation Lawn Tennis Association player ... Played No. 1 singles for Great Britain when the team won the 2010 IC Junior Challenge World Finals in New Delhi, India ... The win was a first for Great Britain and made Hill eligible to become a member at the All England Lawn Tennis Club (home of Wimbledon) ... 2010 ITF Mauritius Doubles Champion ... Doubles semifinalist at the 2010 ITF Casablanca, Morocco G1 tournament ... Singles quarterfinalist at the 2012 ITF Santiago, Chile tournament ... Reached doubles semifinals in Chile along with partner and Pepperdine teammate Guilherme Hadlich ... Partnered with Yifan Dang to defeat Joseph DiGuilio and Gage Brymer and win the 2007 Eddie Herr International Championship ... Has competed internationally in nearly 40 different countries ... Bromsgrove School triathlon champion ... Regional and district running champion.

PERSONAL: Son of Andrew and Fiona Hill ... Older brother to Harry ... Father played professional golf ... Mother ran an award-winning marketing and sales promotion consultancy ... Chose Pepperdine because "I wanted to train with Adam Steinberg. He is a great coach who inspires greatness. His energy and team ethos are second to none. Pepperdine has a great tennis program with a great group of guys. Academically, Pepperdine is also very strong with great values" ... Earned first ATP point in 2013 after 10 months off with injury.

FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Hugo Armando ... Favorite book is Winning Ugly: Mental Warfare in Tennis by Pepperdine alum Brad Gilbert ... Favorite tv show is Person of Interest ... Favorite foods are roast beef and Yorkshire pudding ... Favorite pro team is Birmingham City FC ... Favorite movie is Invictus ... Favorite musical artist is Ed Sheeran ... Favorite sport other than tennis is soccer ... Lists Rich Froning, a three-time Cross Fit World Champion, as one of his biggest sports heroes.

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