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Eric Taino

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Name  Eric Taino
Turned pro  1997
Weight  75 kg
Height  1.75 m
Role  Tennis player

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Education  University of California, Los Angeles

Eric Taino (born March 18, 1975 in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States) is a retired ATP Tour American tennis player who later represented the Philippines in international competition. He started a professional career in 1997. Before turning pro, he was the #1 player and captain of the then #2 nationally ranked UCLA tennis team and achieved All-American honors. His teammates at UCLA included fellow pros Justin Gimelstob and Kevin Kim.

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Taino achieved his highest ranking of'World No. 122 as a singles player on the ATP Tour in November 2003 and ranked as high as 52nd in the world in April 2000 as a doubles player including capturing a doubles title in Singapore along the way.

In 2006, Taino won the bronze medal in the men's doubles tournament at the Asian Games held in Doha, Qatar. Taino, with partner Cecil Mamiit, lost to Indian pair Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes.

Taino played for the Philippines Davis Cup team until 2008. Since his retirement, Taino returned to UCLA to finish his degree and remains active in tennis, coaching and playing in Los Angeles, where he resides with his family.

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