Jared Donaldson Joins Men’s Tennis
BERKELEY – Former professional player Jared Donaldson has joined the California men's tennis staff as a volunteer assistant coach, Kris Kwinta, the Peter Wright Director of Men's Tennis, announced Thursday.
Donaldson, who hails from Chepachet, Rhode Island, reached a career-high ranking of 48 on the ATP World Tour and qualified for the ATP Next Gen in 2017. He reached the third round of singles at Wimbledon in 2017 and at the 2016 US Open, and in 2018, Donaldson reached the second round of the French Open and competed in the Australian Open.
He reached the singles quarterfinals of a Masters tournament for the first time in the 2017 Cincinnati Masters. The following year he got to the semifinals of an ATP event for the first time in the 2018 Mexican Open, which propelled him to his No. 48 ranking.
Donaldon, 25, is also enrolled as a student at Cal.
Along with Donaldson, Kwinta's staff includes assistant coach Francis Sargeant.
The Golden Bears play at Tulsa on Saturday and at Tulane on Monday to start the dual-match season.