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Andre Goransson
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 187
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Hollviken, Sweden
Experience: 1st Year

Spring 2013: Ended his first year as a Golden Bear with a 21-10 record at No. 4 singles, a 15-10 doubles record and an All-Pac-12 honorable mention…had a 10-7 record and a final No. 71 ITA ranking when paired with Ben McLachlan at No. 2 doubles…Goransson/McLachlan beat the 70th-ranked Harrison Adams/Shane Vinsant, 8-6, to clinch doubles in Cal’s eventual 4-3 upset of eighth-seeded/10th-ranked Texas A&M in the NCAA second round…Goransson also won his singles match (6-3, 6-2 over Junior Ore) against the Aggies…beat Saxon Buehning, 6-4, 4-6, 6-5 (7-3), to clinch Cal’s 4-2 win over No. 33 Alabama in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend at Pepperdine…won the singles title in the Battle of the Bay tournament, upsetting  top-seeded teammate and 41st-ranked Campbell Johnson, 6-0, 6-2, in San Francisco.

Fall 2013: Along with fellow first-year Bear Filip Bergevi, Goransson had a strong first semester at Cal, posting a 12-3 singles record and 4-3 doubles record…one of the Swede’s notable singles victories came in the Battle in the Bay Classic final, in which he topped 41st-ranked and top-seeded teammate Campbell Johnson, 6-0, 6-2.

Personal/Previous: André Goransson is the younger brother of former Cal women's tennis player Annie Goransson, who completed her Cal career in 2013. He has another tennis-playing sibling in Claes Goransson, his brother, who played at Virginia Commonwealth University. The Goranssons were raised in Hollviken, where they were coached by their father.

In the juniors, André Goransson had his best results at the Copa Gatorade 2012 in Venezuala winning two rounds in the main draw of singles and doubles, and winning three more rounds in the singles consolation draw. In the summer of 2012, he played in the European Boys Cup for Sweden's Under-18 Team. Goransson is currently ranked No. 4 among Swedish juniors.

The summer before arriving at Cal, André played in the ITF Pro Circuit Futures tournaments in Sweden. He played in seven ITF Futures Tournaments throughout the year and in two of the tournaments he made it out of the qualifying rounds, winning his first round match in the main draw at Uppsala in September, and earning his first ATP Tour World Ranking. Goransson is currently ranked 1652 on the ATP Tour.

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