Men's Tennis
Alejandro Gomez - Men's Tennis - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • height 6-1
  • Weight 160
  • class Senior
  • High school Pendleton School (Bradenton, Fla.)

2013>> Finished the season 6-11 with all of his 17 singles matches coming on court three … Defeated No. 99 Daniel Whitehead of Texas 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 to help Kentucky clinch a spot in the ITA National Team Indoors … Played eight ranked opponents … Played in a team-high eight three-set matches during the season … Suffered an arm injury against Georgia on March 24, and was not able to return to the lineup for the rest of the season. Went 8-9 in doubles, with 16 of his 17 doubles matches partnering with Ryuji Hirooka on court two … The tandem clinched three doubles points on their court while also knocking off a ranked team, in No. 71 Backstrom/Lindmark from Ole Miss in the regular season upset of the No. 4 Rebels.

Fall 2011>> Was finally healthy for the first time in his collegiate career and he took full advantage, busting onto the scene during the fall with an impressive 20-4 record in singles … Best showing of the season came at the Southern Intercollegiate where he won six consecutive matches to win the division II singles title … During the tournament run, Gomez defeated Austin Powell of North Carolina State and Campbell Johnson of Georgia, both players would eventually be ranked in the top-101 in the nation in singles … Started the year with 11 consecutive singles wins … Advanced to the third round of the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Indoor Championships, while winning three of his four matches in the Bulldog Scramble in Athens … Also played well in the SEC Coaches’ Indoor Championships, defeating two ranked players en route to the singles consolation final … Finished the fall ranked 111th in the nation in singles … Earned nine doubles wins during the fall, including a run to the quarterfinals of the SEC Coaches’ Indoors with senior Alex Musialek … Won both his doubles matches at the Rainbow Warrior Challenge, one with Grant Roberts and one with Musialek … Advanced to the round of 16 in both the Southern Intercollegiate and the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Indoor Championships.

Spring 2011>> Had an exceptional freshman season, coming up huge for Kentucky in doubles action … Played doubles against several SEC and ranked foes, including seven teams that were ranked in the top 40 in the nation … Biggest doubles win came against No. 20 Auburn in the second round of the SEC Tournament, when he and senior Alberto Gonzlaez earned a win at No. 3 doubles … Also posted doubles wins in Kentucky’s wins over No. 13 Texas Tech and No. 30 LSU … Played with Eric Quigley at No. 2 doubles against South Carolina, earning an 8-6 win … Went 8-3 overall in doubles action, while securing a 5-1 record in singles action … Played at Nos. 4, 5 and 6 singles with his wins coming in UK’s victories over Morehead State, Butler, Murray State, Xavier and Cumberlands (Ky.).

Pre-College>> Comes to Kentucky from the Pendleton School in Florida … Was a five-star recruit according to the Tennis Recruiting Network … Posted a solid career as a junior, winning several tournaments, including an ITF event in El Salvador.

Personal>> Born Aug. 14, 1991 … Originally from Cali, Colombia … Parents are Luciano Gomez and Ana Lucia Tenorio … Has an older brother, Andres Gomez.

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