Nigel Barton
Nigel Barton
Height: 6-6
Weight: 206
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, Costa Rica
High School: Country Day School
Previous College: Tulane
High School
Nigel Barton did not play high school tennis...He attended the Country Day School in Escazu, Costa Rica. Tulane University
Barton played some No. 3 singles and No. 3 doubles during his freshman season at Tulane...His second year at the school was washed out by Hurricane Katrina. Juniors
Has an ITF ranking of 906th in singles and 288th in doubles...He was the first Costa Rican to win an ITF event in doubles in Costa Rica, winning at the Copa Cariari in 2003...Personal coaches are José Carlos Hidalgo and Paco Garcia in Costa Rica...Attended the Performance Tennis Academy in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for 10th grade inhigh school Personal
Nigel Barton is the son of Kim Barton and Catherine Kayser...Hopes to major in business economics...Favorite authors include Dan Brown and Gabriel Garcia Marquez...Mart Safin and Michael Jordan are his favorite athletes...Basketball is among Barton's hobbies...Speaks English and Spanish..."The DaVinci Code", "Angels and Demons" and "The Godfather" are among his favorite novels.