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Bar Botzer

Graduate Student
Tel Aviv, Israel
Rotberg High School
High School
Wake Forest
Previous School
Bar Botzer - Men's Tennis - Virginia Cavaliers


  • Ranked No. 10 in the preseason doubles rankings, partnering with Chris Rodesch
  • Ranked No. 112 in the preseason singles rankings
  • ACC Doubles Team of the Week (with Chris Rodesch) after downing the third-ranked doubles team of Finn Bass and Juan Pablo Grassi Mazzuchi in a tiebreaker, 8-6, to clinch the doubles point against Baylor (1/24)

2021-22 at Virginia – NCAA TEAM CHAMPIONS

  • Named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team at No. 6 Singles and No. 1 Doubles
  • Won the clinching match in the NCAA Semifinal against Tennessee, downing Martim Parat 7-5, 6-2 (5/21)
  • Won the clinching match in the Charlottesville Super Regional against Casey Hoole of South Carolina (5/13)
  • Went 21-9 in singles and had an identical record in doubles
  • Picked up the 100th singles win of his career at the ITA Atlantic Super Regional against Luca Maldoner of Old Dominion (10/25)
  • Ranked No. 93 in the preseason singles rankings
  • Ranked No. 27 in the final ITA Doubles rankings with Chris Rodesch
  • Won three matches at the ITA Atlantic Regional in singles to advance to the Super Regional (10/16)
  • With the Cavaliers’ victory against North Carolina, has won an ACC title with two different schools (two with Wake Forest and one with UVA)
  • With the Cavaliers’ victory against Kentucky, has won an NCAA title with two different schools (2017 Wake Forest, 2022 UVA)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • VaSID All-State First Team in Doubles
  • Will return for his fifth-year in 2022-23

Career Honors (at Wake Forest)

  • 2021  ACC Weaver-James-Corrigan Postgraduate Scholarship Award
  • 2019 ITA Singles All-American
  • 2019 Second Team All-ACC
  • 2018 Third Team All-ACC
  • 2018 Academic All-ACC
  • Member of the 2018 NCAA National Championship team


  • Opted out of playing

2019-20 at Wake Forest

  • Finished the season with an 18-8 overall record in singles
  • Played all of his matches on the top court, finishing the dual match season with an 8-3 record
  • Posted a 6-4 record in doubles in the third spot.
  • Reached a career-high No. 15 ITA singles ranking
  • ITA Carolina Regional Singles Champion where he was the No. 1 overall seed
  • Riding a five-match win streak before the season was cut short
  • Team captain

2018-19 at Wake Forest

  • Became the ninth player in program history to garner All-America honors in singles, as he advanced to the Round of 16 at the NCAA Singles Championship before withdrawing due to injury
  • Ranks second in school history for singles wins in a year after posting a 40-6 singles record
  • Second Team All-ACC
  • Named to the All-Tournament Team at the NCAA Championship and the ITA National Team Indoor Championship
  • Won the clinching match at the ACC Championship
  • Ranked as high No. 21 nationally in the singles rankings during the season
  • Finished ACC play 9-1 and the dual match season 25-2, competing primarily at the No. 3 position
  • Posted a 20-7 doubles record, going 9-1 in the ACC, ranking as high as No. 46
  • Ended the year on a 13-match winning streak
  • Defeated a team-leading 15 ranked opponents, with his last five four wins all coming against ranked players
  • Reached the Round of 16 at the ITA All-American Championship where he picked up this highest-ranked win of his career, a 6-0, 6-7(0), 6-3 win over then-No. 3 Maren Osama of Alabama

2017-18 at Wake Forest – NCAA TEAM CHAMPIONS

  • Finished the season second in the team in singles wins with a 36-7 record
  • Won the clinching match for the team’s first-ever NCAA Championship
  • Played primarily at the No. 4 singles position
  • Finished the year 10-1 in ACC competition
  • Posted a 26-8 record in doubles
  • Ranked as high as No. 88 in singles and No. 28 in doubles with partner Petros Chrysochos
  • Qualified for the NCAA Doubles Championship with Chrysochos


  • Climbed as high as No. 28 in the ITF junior rankings and reaching a career-best ranking of 482nd in the ATP World Rankings
  • Won 123 career matches, singles and doubles combined, on the ITF Pro Circuit
  • 2016 Turkey F27 Futures event
  • Member of Israel’s Davis Cup team
  • Earned his bachelor’s degree in finance in December 2020 from Wake Forest with a 3.9 GPA
  • Enrolled in a two-year Business Administration master’s program at the Darden School of Business
  • 2022-23 Cameron M. Corse Endowed Tennis Scholarship



Singles Doubles
Year Overall Dual ACC Overall Dual ACC
 2017-18  36-7  25-3  10-1  26-8  23-4  9-2
 2018-19  40-6  25-2  7-1  20-7  18-6  7-1
 2019-20  18-8 8-3  1-0 6-5  1-0
2021-22 21-9 12-7 3-1 21-9 14-7 2-2
Career  115-30  70-15  21-3    61-22  19-5