Men's Tennis
Alafia Ayeni - Men's Tennis - University of Kentucky Athletics

AlafiaAyeni

  • height 6-3
  • class Fifth Year
  • Hometown San Diego, Calif.

2022-23 (Fifth-year)

  • Transferred to UK from Cornell
  • Currently ranked No. 464 in the ATP rankings (Nov. 7, 2022)
  • Career-high ATP ranking of 436 (July 22, 2019)
  • Reached the semifinals at the ATP Fairfield Challenger, defeating two-time Australian Open semifinals, Tennys Sandgren in the quarterfinals
  • Ranked No. 27 in the initial ITA fall singles rankings
  • Went 2-1 in fall singles

From Cornell

2021-22 (Senior)

  • Named All-Ivy First-Team in singles and doubles
  • Went 19-6 in singles competition and earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament

2020-21 

  • Ivy League did not compete due to COVID-19

2019-20 (Junior)

  • Went 7-1 in singles during the dual season
  • Tallied a 4-4 doubles record

2018-19 (Sophomore)

  • Competed at the No. 1 singles position, posting a 9-7 record in dual matches
  • Earned All-Ivy League First Team
  • Ranked seventh in singles by the ITA in the Northeast region for the year

2017-18 (Freshman)

  • Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year
  • Earned All-Ivy Second Team honors
  • Posted a 10-8 record in singles in dual matches
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