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Gregory Bayane
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Meaux, France
Experience: 3 Years

Spring 2013: Compiled an 18-11 record mainly playing at No. 5 singles…in doubles – mostly paired with Chase Melton – posted a 20-14 mark…the team of Bayane and Melton, which had a 20-8 record, ended the year in the NCAA doubles quarterfinals (playing in that tournament for the first time), with a No. 19 ITA ranking and with ITA All-America honors…Bayane/Melton upset the seventh-ranked Alabama pair of Becker O’Shaughnessey/Daniil Proskura, 7-6(5), 6-4, in the NCAA doubles round of 32, and beat N.C. State’s 29th-ranked team of Ian Dempster/Robbie Mudge, 5-7, 6-2, 7-6(5), in the round of 16…claimed a spot on the Pac-12 All-Academic first team…Bayane and Melton won their first 11 dual-meet matches before suffering their first loss.

Fall 2013: Posted a 4-6 singles record and 5-7 doubles mark…in their first fall tournament, doubles partners Bayane and Melton won five matches to capture the USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championship, topping Washington’s eighth-seeded Emmett Egger and Jeff Hawke, 8-5, in the final to book a spot at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships…at national indoors, the Bears lost in the doubles round of 16 to Illinois’ fourth-seeded and 10th-ranked team of Ross Guignon and Tim Kopinski, 8-5.

Spring 2013: The Meaux, France, product compiled a 28-12 singles record and a 21-15 doubles record last season. Bayane earned a Pac-12 Player of the Week honor – in part for his play in Cal’s upset of No. 4 Duke – and won singles titles at the UCSB Classic and Aggie Invitational. He also earned a spot on the Pac-12 All-Academic first team.

Fall 2012: Won singles titles at the UC Davis Aggie Invitational and UCSB Classic...posted a 13-4 singles record...at one point won 11 straight singles matches spanning four tournaments...posted a 7-6 doubles record...reached the doubles quarterfinals of the USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championship and the semifinals of the UC Davis Aggie Invitational with partner Andrew Scholnick...also reached the doubles quarterfinals of the UCSB Classic with Wyatt Houghton.

Spring 2012: Completed his first season with a 12-11 singles record...claimed four consecutive Pac-12 dual match victories in the month of March and April...partnered with Andrew Scholnick to reach an 8-4 doubles record...claimed five consecutive Pac-12 doubles victory...advanced to the round of 16 in the NCAA Championship tournament.

Personal/Previous: Born Oct. 28, 1992, in Meaux, France... parents are Alexandre and Elisabeth Bayane... has one older brother Basimag (21)... helped the France U12 team to a championship in 2003... won the European team championship in 2006... has experience in ATP events and major French tournaments... attended CNED (centre national d'enseignement à distance) for one semester before transferring to Cal... aspires to attend business school for an MBA after graduation.

Cal Bears Men's Tennis