Men's Tennis
Alberto Gonzalez - Men's Tennis - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • height 6-0
  • class Senior
  • High school Bradenton Prep

Fall 2010>> Posted a 5-2 record this fall, including a 5-0 start to the fall campaign … Defeated No. 113 Finn Tearney of Pepperdine in straight sets in the UNLV Invite … Was impressive in the UNLV Invite for Kentucky, going 3-0 … Advanced to the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships Round of 16 defeating quality players in the first and second round before falling to then-No. 1 JP Smith of Tennessee in a closely contested match … Helped his native country of Panama finish third in the Davis Cup Americas Group IV Round Robin, gathering a 6-1 overall record in singles and doubles at the Centro Fred Madur in Panama City, Panama.

Spring 2010>> Truly shined as a junior, posting a 21-6 dual-match record and a 8-3 record in the SEC … His 21 dual-match victories was tied for the most on the team with Eric Quigley while his eight SEC wins was tied for most on the team with Alex Musialek … Was a clutch performer for Kentucky, claiming the match-clinching point in UK’s win over No. 16 Wake Forest and No. 2 Virginia … Posted a six-match winning streak for his longest winning streak of his career … In the match against Virginia, Gonzalez defeated No. 28 Lee Singer for his only win of the season against a top-30 opponent … Went 5-5 in tournament play, posting a 2009-10 overall record of 26-11 … Was impressive in doubles at the No. 2 doubles position, posting a 12-12 record with Alex Lambropoulos … Finished SEC play with a 7-3 record in doubles … Gonzalez posted big doubles wins over the Thiemann brothers from Ole Miss and a top-60 doubles team from Miami … Gonzalez finished the season ranked No. 68 in doubles.

Fall 2009>> Defeated No. 118 Jon Wolff of Wake Forest, 4-6, 7-5, 10-7 at the Virginia’s Ranked One Invitational … Teammed with Alex Musialek to lmake the A-1 double back draw final of the Virginia’s Ranked One Invitational before falling to Indiana’s Ferguson/Armengaud, 9-7 … Advanced to second-round play at the ITA Ohio Valley Regional in both singles and doubles.

Spring 2009>> Posted a 7-6 SEC record at No. 6 singles … Clinched UK’s 4-3 win over No. 17 Rice in Oxford, Miss., with a 6-1, 6-4 victory against Isamu Tachibana 2/1/09) at No. 6 singles … Helped decide UK’s win over No. 45 Miami (Fla.) with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Ignacio Taboada 6-4, 6-3 at No. 6 … Teamed with Alex Musialek to post an 11-6 overall ledger and 6-4 SEC mark at No. 3 doubles … Posted a 10-6 mark against pairs from ranked teams … Won both doubles matches in NCAA Tournament competition.

Fall 2008>> Went 2-0 in singles action at UK/Hawaii Invitational … Compiled a 4-4 singles record in limited action … Recorded a 4-2 doubles ledger with two different partners … Advanced to doubles round of 32 with freshman Patrick Bandy at ITA Southeast Regional.

Spring 2008>> Won clinching match in upset wins over Auburn and Notre Dame while playing primarily at No. 5 singles during the year … Compiled winning singles record of 14-11 … Went 1-1 playing doubles with classmate Will Beck during regular season … Played No. 1 singles for Panama in Davis Cup qualifying.
Fall 2007>> Went 1-1 in only tournament action at Wilson/ITA Southeast Regional … Recorded his first collegiate win over Florida A&M’s Clifford Malivert.

High School>> Florida High School State Team Tennis Tournament Champions in 2006…Florida State Tennis Tournament Singles Champion in 2006 … Florida State Tennis Player of the Year 2006 … Played internationally in Panama and ITF tournaments in Guatemala and El Salvador … Ranked as high as 40th in ITF … Played Davis Cup tennis for Panama since age 15… Panama Player of the Year since 2002 … No. 1 ranking in Panama … Quarterfinalist at Eddie Herr tournament losing to then-No. 1 junior Donald Young in three sets.

Personal>> Born on Nov. 7, 1987… Parents are Alberto Sr. and Marcela Herrera … Two younger brothers Juan (20) and Carlos (17). The gonzalez File 6-0 | Junior | Bradenton, Fla. | Bradenton Prep First Win: 10/18/07 vs. Florida A&M’s Clifford Malivert 6-4, 6-4 at Wilson/ITA Southeast Regional Longest Winning Streak: 4 matches 1/27/08-2/2/08 Highest Singles Position: No. 3 a total of three times in 2008

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