The men's 2011-12 team in action
At Nevada: 2011-12 (Freshman)Broke into the Nevada lineup from his first day on campus on his way to a WAC Freshman of the Year award ... Was 17-11 overall in singles play, including a 12-8 record in dual play ... Played primarily out of the No. 3 singles position where he was 10-7 ... Earned his first victory in his first collegiate match, defeating San Francisco's William Schumacher 6-7, 6-2, 6-2 on September 30, 2011 ... Won 15 doubles matches with multiple teammates ... Earned seven victories alongside Victor Ouvrard and six teaming with Nathan Reix.
Prior to Nevada: A native of Tunisia, Echargui has cracked the top 125 in the World Junior Rankins ... Made multiple appearances in the African Junior Championships, winning a doubles title in 2010 ... Also a four-time Arabian junior doubles champion (2007-10) ... Early in his junior career, reached the Quarterfinals of the U12 Orange Bowl Tournament.
Personal: Son of Mohamed Ali and Dorra Echargui ... Has two brothers, Oualid, 26 and Nizar, 25 ... Loves to stand on the beach and listen to the sea in hometown ... Chose Nevada over Fresno State and Central Florida because of great reccomendations from former and current players ... Lists his sports hero as Novak Djokovic.