|High School:||South Miami Senior|
As a freshman:
Earned a spot on the team in highly-competitive walk-on tryouts in the fall … Won one singles in his initial collegiate season, defeating Oklahoma Baptist’s Tucker Olsen, 6-4, 6-4, on March 15 … Saw action in eight different dual matches, playing between Nos. 4-6 singles and No. 3 doubles.
Led South Miami High School to the most successful four-year run in its 35-year history ... Led the Cobras through on the of the state's toughest districts in each of his four years, advancing to regional competition ... As team captain, led the Cobras to a 47-12 record over the four years, and was named Team MVP in each of his four years ... Paced the Cobras to the 2007 Greater Miami Athletic Conference Runner-Up finish, and followed with a 2009 Dade County Youth Fair Tournament Championship ... finished his career with a combined 68 victories, including a 33-8 mark in singles and a 35-5 doubles record ... Named to the Miami Herald All-Dade Tennis Team all four years, including Second Team and Honorable Mention, as well as a Top 6 Returning Players Nod in 2010 ... Was a District Singles Finalist in his freshman, junior and senior seasons, and earned the District Doubles Championship in his senior year ... finished fifth in the state in doubles as a senior ... Reached the Top 100 in USTA Florida Junior Competitive Tennis from age 12-18 ... Earned over 15 USTA doubles titles ... Began 18's with three straight singles finals appearances ... Earned Prince Hot 100 List recognition on www.tennisrecruiting.net, earning the No. 43 spot in October 2009 ... Achieved in the classroom, earning the Cum Laude Award having graduated among the Top 15% in his class ... Was a member of the National Honor Society and the Student Government Association ... Served as a sports anchor for his school's newscast.
The son of Angela Saiza and David Bailey ... Born in Miami, Fla. ... Has a younger sister, Leanna ... Father, David, is a tennis teaching professional of more than 30 years, managing and directing resorts, country clubs and municipalities ... A communications major.