Junior played in the Davis Cup for Honduras in Uruguay
BU student-athlete victorious on opening day of play for Honduras.
Quartet of Bears in final singles rankings of 2016-17 season.
Sophomore becomes seventh BU athlete to be recognized.
Bears lose to No. 10 Texas in Round of 16 Thursday in Athens, Ga.
• 2017 ITA Scholar-Athlete
• 2017 Academic All-Big 12 (first team)
• 2016 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
• Four-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2017 Fall (Junior): Gained valuable experience over the summer playing for Team Honduras in the Davis Cup in Uruguay and at the World University Games in Taipei and entered the fall season ranked nationally at No. 68…Went 7-6 in singles play and 1-1 against ranked opponents…Defeated No. 65 Kenny Tao of Harvard in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2, at the Ivy-Plus Invitational… Finished 3-3 in doubles play, playing primarily with Will Little, posting a 3-2 record.
2016-17 (Sophomore): Posted second-most singles wins on the team with a 24-12 record…Went 13-7 in dual-match play and 3-2 against ranked opponents…Ranked twice during the season, as high as 81 from January 13 to February 5 and ranked 120 from April 7 to April 9…Defeated No.108 Francisco Bendana of Incarnate Word in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2, to help Baylor get the win on Jan. 21…Defeated Markus Kerner, 6-3, 6-2, as Baylor defeated No.23 SMU on Jan. 29…Downed B. Casares Rosa, 6-4, 6-3, to help Baylor defeat No.26 Cornell to advance to the NCAA Sweet 16 on May 13…Finished at 19-9 in doubles play, playing primarily with Johannes Schretter, posting an 11-3 record primarily at the No. 2 spot…Ranked in doubles from April 12 to May 18 with Schretter as well, as high as 64 on April 19…Recorded a 6-2 upset win over No.67 George Goldfoff and Leo Telles to help Baylor defeat No.8 Texas during Big 12 play…Won 6-1 over Lev Kazakov and David Volfson in Baylor’s win over No.26 Cornell in the NCAA Second Round…Had most successful fall season of any Bear with 11-2 singles record…Opened season by winning Napa Valley Tennis Classic...Was 3-0 in round robin play and then three collegiate foes, including Cal's 61st-ranked Bill Griffith, to take title...Produced 6-1 mark at ITA All-American Championships…Closed season with 3-1 record at ITA Texas Regional Championships to make the quarterfinals after three-set victory over TCU's 99th-ranked Jerry Lopez in Round of 16…named to Academic All-Big 12 First team…Earned to Big 12 Commissioners Honor Roll and Baylor Dean’s list both semesters…Named NCAA Elite 90 award winner for having highest GPA at the NCAA Championships in Athens, Ga...Earned ITA Scholar-Athlete Award to help team earn distinction for the 10th consecutive year.
2015-16 (Freshman): Posted second-most singles wins on the team, boasting a 24-13 singles record in true freshman campaign...Went 17-8 in dual-match play and 1-4 against ranked opponents...Downed No. 108 Richard Pham to help Baylor earn the upset victory over No. 15 Columbia at the ITA Team National Indoors Championship on Feb. 14...Edged past Oklahoma State's Tristan Meraut 7-6 (10-8), 6-7 (8-10), 6-4 to push BU into the Big 12 semifinals for the 19th time in program history...Earned three-set victory over Florida State's Aziz Dougaz in the NCAA first round to cap off freshman season...Finished at 19-14 in doubles play, playing primarily with teammate Felipe Rios at the No. 2 spot...Recorded 6-3 upset win over No. 53 Alex Sendegeya and Bjorn Thomson of Texas Tech in regular season for only ranked win of season...Posted 5-3 singles record in first fall season with Baylor...Won two straight matches at USTA/ITA Regional Championships, taking down Incarnate Word's Ryan Hoverson and Lamar's Nikita Lis in straight sets...Paired with Will Little in fall doubles play, posting a 2-3 record...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team after posting perfect 4.0 GPA...also named to Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters.
Prep/Juniors: Named a five-star recruit from tennisrecruiting.net coming out of high school...Listed as high as No. 37 in the tennisrecruiting.net singles rankings in 2015...Listed as high as No. 663 in ITF singles rankings...Recorded an 11-3 singles record in ITF juniors...Advanced to the second round of the 2014 Metropolia Orange Bowl International Championship after a straight-set win in round one...Advanced to the fourth round of the 2015 USA F14 Futures after three straight-set victories in Vero Beach, Fla...Listed as high as No. 6 in Florida Men's Open Division.
Personal: Given name is Jaime but goes by Jimmy...Born in Valencia, Spain...Son of Jaime Z. Bendeck and Maria del Carmen Bendeck...Graduated from Family Tree Private School in Hollywood, Fla...Majoring in business.