"Rod will be an important piece of the puzzle for us this year. He's another great player with international experience, having played in the Davis Cup for his country. We've very fortunate he and Tulane were each a good fit for the other." - Head Coach Mark Booras.
Rappaccioli is the number one ranked tennis player in Nicaragua and became the first player from his country to ever be ranked in the ATP World Tour when he debuted in the rankings on December 1, 2008.
Born Rodrigo Rappaccioli on September 26, 1990... Son of Mario and Ava Maria Rappaccioli.