Elad Stern
Birth Date: 04/24/1981
Height: 5-11
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Haifa, Israel
High School: Hebrew Reali School
UC Santa Barbara
Elad Stern finished with a 9-12 overall record for UCSB in 2005-06...He battled injuries much of the year...Went 5-3 at No. 4 singles and 4-5 at No. 2 singles...His final singles win of the season was also one of the most courageous of the year. With UCSB's Big West Championship match against Pacific tied at 3-3, Stern, battling cramps in the desert heat, battled back to post a thrilling 0-6, 7-5, 6-2 win over the Tigers' Tim Koniarski, giving the Gauchos the title...Also played a two matches apiece at No. 1 and No. 3...Stern was 7-14 in doubles...Teaming with Grant Robertson, he was 4-5, including 4-2 at No. 3...Recorded a 2-4 mark at No. 3 with Bijan Hejazi...2004-05: Stern finished with a 14-17 overall record for UCSB...Went 11-13 in dual match play...Stern played No. 2, 3, 4 and 5 singles for the Gauchos, but played the majority of his matches in the No. 5 slot where he went 5-3...Stern and teammate Leo Basica went 11-8 in No. 3 doubles...2003-04: Earned All-Big West Conference second team honors in doubles with doubles partner Nick Brotman...Finished tied for the most singles wins on the team with 19...Recorded a 19-9 overall record and was 15-5 in dual matches...Posted a 12-1 record at No. 4 singles. High School
Attended Hebrew Reali School where he was coached by Shohor Perkis...Was the Israeli National doubles champion...Was a top-3 junior in Israel. Juniors
Has reached an ITF singles rank as high as 300 and a doubles rank as high as 200...Reached the quarterfinal rounds of singles in numerous ITF junior events and the semifinal rounds of several ITF doubles events...Has five ATP doubles points and at one time he held a top 800 World ATP Tour doubles ranking. Personal
Born April 24, 1981 in Israel...Parents are Ran and Sophie Stern...Has two siblings...Mathematics major at UCSB...Enjoys reading books, watching movies and surfing...Favorite movie is "Gladiator"...Selected to represent Israel in the Maccabiah Games.