|Hometown/ High School:||Miami, Fla./Coral Gables|
Graduated from Coral Gables Senior High School where he played tennis in the #5 position under head coach David Weiner… 2013 State Championship runner-up…Volunteered as a ball boy at the Sony Ericsson Open in 2011 and 2012… Recorded 50 hours of volunteer work in iPod programming in 2013.
Sophomore: Played in 17 matches during the 2015 season… Played in the #1 doubles spot during the majority of his sophomore year… Earned three singles and three doubles victories on the year.
Freshman: Participated in 16 of 17 matches during the 2014 season...Won five singles matches, as well as five doubles matches during his inaugural season.
Majoring in economics… Born on March 6, 1995… Son of Oscar Mercado and Jacqueline Kleis… Favorite hobby is playing football… Best book he’s ever read is The Biography of Albert Einstein… Favorite movies are Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit… Favorite TV show is Breaking Bad… Person who influences him the most is his former tennis coach Juan Rios… Likes to watch football and play video games to relax… Favorite athlete is Cameron Wake… One thing that would surprise most people is that his father is a two-time Olympian in sailing… Favorite childhood cartoon is Power Rangers… Would enjoy being an actor.