Max Phillips
Max Phillips


Berkhamsted, England

High School:
Ashlyns School Berkhamsted

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 168


Northern Illinois Set to Host 2013 MAC Men's Tennis Championship

Huskies will open the tournament Friday morning versus No. 1 seed Ball State


Huskies Close Regular Season With 4-3 Win at Buffalo

NIU closed the season with a 15-8 record, including a 3-2 mark in conference


Men's Tennis Rallies Back at Toledo, 6-1

The win evens the Huskies conference record, 2-2


Huskies Edged by Titans in Detorit, 4-2

NIU was within striking distance of the win


Huskies Triumph at IPFW, 4-3

Doubles point proves vital against the Mastadons

Registered a 24-15 record singles, including a 17-9 tilt in the spring ... Was 16-9 in spring doubles ... 11-6 with partner Frederic Cadieux ... Opened the dual season with a 10-2 record ... Posted a 3-1 singles and doubles record in Mid-American Conference play ... Finished with an 8-2 record at No. 5 ... Was undefeated at No. 4, 2-0 ... Earned a crucuial point in the Huskies 4-3 victory versus Ball State, defeating Austin Sansone at No. 6, 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 (April 7) ... Lost his singles match versus Western Michigan in the MAC Tournament at No. 6, 6-3, 6-7 (1), 6-3 (April 27).

Recorded an 8-7 singles record at Nos 4, 5 and 6 ... Posted four wins in doubles with Bryant Poggensee-Wei ... Missed second half of the season with injury ... Seven straight-set triumphs ... Ended season with four-consecutive wins and was 4-1 in month of March ... Won final match of the season at No. 4 versus Youngstown State's Zeeshan Ismail, 7-6, 6-3 (March 15) ... Also posted a 6-2, 6-0 victory on March 15 against Oklahoma Baptist's Augustin Janssen.

Earned an overall singles record 10-13 and 7-15 in doubles while teaming with four different Huskies...Had a four-match singles win streak from March 13-20 ...Went 7-4 in doubles when paired with Maksym Bartiuk.

Prior to NIU:
Signed at Northern Illinois in December 2009 ... Before arriving in DeKalb, spent the previous five months playing at the Berkhamsted Elite Tennis Academy in Spain ... Has experience on the international circuit that includes winning tournaments in Holland, France and England.

Born on Oct. 28, 1990 in Glasgow, England ... Son of Anthony and Andrea Phillips ... Graduated from high school in May 2009 ... Admires Roger Federer for his "natural talent" and Rafael Nadal for his "fighting spirit" ... Enjoys the cinema and listening to music ... Aspires to be a professional tennis player or a coach ... Nickname is "Max" ... Majoring in kinesiology.

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