James Ludlow Staff Bio | Women's Tennis Assistant Coach

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James Ludlow

Responsibilities

  • Assistant coach (2010-present)

Prior to BYU

  • Coached tennis at a club in Salt Lake City

Education

  • BYU (2007, communications)

Playing Career

  • Transferred to BYU from Boise State for the 2004-2005 season
  • Recorded 19 victories in singles and 22 in doubles in his first season for the Cougars
  • MWC Sportsmanship of the Year Award (2005)
  • Played No. 1 in singles and doubles for BYU starting his junior year
  • Invited to participate in the Polo Ralph Lauren Mens All-American Championships (2006, 2007)
  • Started his senior season ranked No. 85 nationally
  • All-MWC singles and doubles teams (2005, 2006, 2007)
  • MWC Player of the Week honors for his come-from-behind victory over No. 19 Adam Holmstrom
  • Selected as Player of the Year by BYU men's tennis coach Brad Pearce
  • Traveled with the Pro Tour after BYU, participating in tennis events across Europe, Africa, Asia and North and South America

Personal/Family

  • Likes to water ski and play baseball
  • Looks up to Roger Federer and Pete Sampras
  • Got his start in tennis from his uncle, who is a tennis coach
James Ludlow

Ludlow transferred to BYU from Boise State for the 2004-2005 season. In his first year playing for the Cougars, Ludlow recorded 19 victories in singles and 22 in doubles. The Mountain West Conference awarded him the MWC Sportsmanship of the Year Award.

Ludlow played No. 1 in singles and doubles starting his junior year, competing against five nationally ranked players. He was awarded All-MWC singles and doubles honors and MWC Player of the Week Award for his ITA-Regional Championships win against No. 60 Eric Molnar. He was also invited to participate in the Polo Ralph Lauren Mens All-American Championships. Ludlow ended his junior season with 16 singles wins and a 20-14 doubles record.

Ludlow started his senior season ranked No. 85 nationally, taking the lead for the Cougars with a 8-2 singles and 6-2 doubles record during fall play. The MWC named Ludlow to the All-MWC singles and doubles teams for the third year in a row and rewarded him MWC Player of the Week honors for his come-from-behind victory over No. 19 Adam Holmstrom. Ludlow was selected for the second time to compete in the Polo Ralph Lauren Mens All-American Championships. BYU men's tennis coach Brad Pearce selected Ludlow as Player of the Year. Ludlow finished the season with a 21-14 singles record and a 12-12 doubles record. Ludlow graduated from BYU in 2007 with a degree in communications.

Since playing for BYU, Ludlow has traveled with the Pro Tour, participating in tennis events across Europe, Africa, Asia and North and South America. He has also coached tennis at a club in Salt Lake City.

Ludlow likes to water ski and play baseball. He looks up to Roger Federer and Pete Sampras and got his start in tennis from his uncle, who is a tennis coach.