2002 (NATIONAL CHAMPIONS):
Ryan Moore joined the team in the spring at the start of dual-match play after competing at professional tournaments in the Fall... Won the Copa Baninter (Dominican Republic F1) Doubles Championship in Santa Domingo and the Tryall Futures 2001 (Jamaica F1a) Doubles in Montego Bay with USC partner Nick Rainey... Did not accept prize money to remain NCAA eligible... In the spring, Moore advanced to the quarterfinals of Sherwood Collegiate Classic in January... During the dual match season, he played mainly at No. 2 singles, in addition to two matches at No. 1 and one at No. 3... Moore collected a 15-15 overall singles record, a 13-13 mark in dual matches and was named All-Pac-10 honorable mention... He upset UCLA's Jean-Julien Rojer on Feb. 8, UCLA's Rodrigo Grilli on March 7, Cal's Balazs Veress on April 6 and April 19 and the Cardinal's Scott Lipsky on April 20 to clinch USC's final win of the season... Moore fell in the first round of the Pac-10 Singles Tournament, but advanced to the quarterfinals of the doubles tournament with partner Nick Rainey... After helping the team capture the national title, Moore earned a final No. 77 ITA singles ranking... In doubles, he and Rainey entered the season unranked after not competing in the fall, but it did not take long for the pair to climb the charts... Playing solely at the No. 1 spot, Rainey and Moore twice upset No. 2/3-ranked David Martin/Scott Lipsky of Stanford (Feb. 9 and April 30) and defeated UCLA's Jean-Julien Rojer/Marcin Matkowski on March 7... With a 20-10 overall record (18-8 mark in dual matches), the duo received it's third ITA Doubles All-American honor and made its third appearance in the NCAA Doubles Championship but fell in the second round to Minnesota's Haug/Mankad... The pair finished the season ranked No. 7 by the ITA.
Moore played No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles as a junior, earning a No. 44 final national singles ranking and No. 5 final national doubles ranking with Rainey... Named All-Pac-10... He posted a 21-12 overall singles record, 14-7 record in dual matches and 4-4 mark against Pac-10 opponents... In the regular season he earned upset-victories over (No. 25) K.J. Hippensteel of Stanford and Cal's (No. 83) Belazs Veress... Playing his best tennis as the regular season came to an end, he went on to win the Pac-10 Tournament Singles Championship with five victories, including upsets over Hippensteel, Alex Kim of Stanford and Jean-Noel Grinda of UCLA... He earned a berth in the NCAA singles championship but was eliminated in the first round... In doubles, Rainey and Moore went 24-4 for the season, 17-1 in dual matches and 6-0 against Pac-10 opponents... The duo captured the SoCal Intercollegiate Doubles Championship in the fall with a victory over Chase Exon and Stefan Suter of Pepperdine... The team was tabbed ITA Doubles Team of the Month after posting a 7-0 record in March... Within that time they registered three top-10 wins and extended their win streak to 18 - the longest of their careers... In the first two rounds of the NCAA team tournament, he and Rainey upset No. 1-ranked Brian Vahaly and Huntley Montgomery of Virginia, 8-5, but ironically fell to the pair in the quarterfinals of the NCAA doubles championships... The pair earned their second-consecutive ITA All-American honors... Moore also played three doubles matches with Ruben Torres (2-1).
With a full-time position in the starting lineup as a sophomore, Moore finished the season with a 25-15 singles record (17-9 in dual match play) ... Ranked No. 78 in singles at the end of the season, and No. 3 in doubles ... In the fall, he reached the semifinals of the ITA Regionals were he was defeated by teammate and eventual champion, Andrew Park ... He entered the regular season at No. 3 on the lineup where he won 4-of-5 matches to start ... He was again moved one spot higher and dropped four-straight matches, only to win the next six for his longest win streak of the season (Feb. 26 - March 17) ... Of the six victories, one was at the No. 1 position (vs. David Mercier of Utah) ... Finished the regular season, winning 3-of-8 matches after struggling with minor injuries ... He advanced to the second round of the Pac-10 Tournament singles competition, and the quarterfinal round in doubles ... He earned two wins in the first two rounds of the NCAA Team Tournament, including his second over Andy Scorteanu of Fresno State ... As one of the top-five doubles pairs in the country, he and Rainey earned 2000 ITA All-American honors ... The pair finished the season with a 33-11 overall record and advanced to the NCAA Championship Finals before falling to Franklin and Oliver of Illinois ... In the fall, the duo claimed the Fresno State Bulldog Classic and SCTA Tournament Championship.
Moore had a promising 1999 freshman season cut short by an ankle injury in mid-February ... He posted a 13-3 record in singles and was a perfect 7-0 in dual matches ... He reached the semifinals of the Southern California Tennis Association Tournament in the fall ... In doubles, he went 17-3 overall and 8-0 in dual matches ... Played primarily with Rainey at No. 2 singles, and the pair went 11-1 overall and 8-0 in duals ... Despite missing the second half of the season, he and Rainey had a final national doubles ranking of No. 23 ... He and Rainey made the final of the NCTC Tournament and he and Roman Kukal made the SCTA doubles final and the ITA Regional semifinals.
A four-year varsity player from Servite High in Anaheim, Calif., Moore was named the CIF Southern Section Player of the Year in 1997 and Orange County Player of the Year in 1998 ... He was named to the all-county first team in all four years of high school ... Moore graduated with a 4.1 GPA and made the honor roll three years.
Ryan Matthew Moore was born on September 24, 1979 in Fullerton, Calif. ... He is the son of John and Caryll Moore ... Ryan had two aunts and two cousins who attended USC ... One cousin, Todd Miller, played volleyball at USC from 1981-82 ... He also has a brother who plays tennis at Redlands ... Ryan is an English major who would like to play tennis professionally upon graduation.
MOORE'S CAREER STATISTICS
Overall Duals Overall Duals
Year W L Pct. W L Pct. W L Pct. W L Pct.
1999 13 3 .813 7 0 1.000 17 3 .850 8 0 1.000
2000 25 15 .625 17 10 .630 35 13 .729 17 9 .654
2001 21 12 .636 14 7 .667 26 5 .813 19 2 .905
2002 15 15 .500 13 13 .500 20 10 .667 18 8 .692
Tot. 74 45 .622 51 30 .630 98 31 .760 62 19 .765