Men's Tennis
Alex Musialek - Men's Tennis - University of Kentucky Athletics


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  • High school Lycee de Borda a Dax

Fall 2011>> Had a 14-5 record in singles, earning a ranking of 13th in the nation … Singles champion at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Indoor Championships, earning wins over three players that would eventually be ranked in the top 85 in the nation in singles … Played well in the USTA/ITA National Indoors, defeating highly ranked Damian Hume in the first round before falling to the nation’s eventual No. 1 player Mitchell Frank of Virginia in three sets … Earned a bid into the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. … Won both of his singles matches at the Rainbow Warrior Challenge, while also earning a first-round bye and advancing to the round of 16 in the SEC Coaches’ Indoor Championships … Had nine doubles wins, including advancing to the finals of the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Indoor Championships with fellow senior Eric Quigley … Earned a bid into the ITA All-American doubles main draw with Quigley … Advanced to the quarterfinals of the SEC Coaches Indoor Championships with Alejandro Gomez.

Spring 2011>> Truly developed into a strong contributor at the No. 2 singles position, posting a 20-10 record in dual matches and a 10-3 record in SEC play … His 10 wins in SEC action was tied for the most on the team … Took down 11 players that were ranked in the ITA singles rankings, including No. 27 Javier Garrapiz of Georgia … Earned his second-consecutive bid into the NCAA Singles Championships at the end of the season and played well, defeating No. 42 Ed Corrie of Texas in the opening round before dropping a close battle in the round of 32 to the nation’s No. 11-ranked player … Was a clutch performer, clinching UK’s win over Auburn in the SEC Tournament and sent UK to consecutive Sweet 16 appearances with his clinching win over Louisville in the NCAA Tournament second round … Did well in doubles mostly with Anthony Rossi, posting a 15-13 record overall and a team best 8-5 mark in SEC play … Earned one win over a ranked foe in doubles, taking down Tennessee’s No. 52 Matteo Fago and Edward Jones … Had a six-match winning streak in doubles during the season, including wins over doubles duos from top-10 ranked Ohio State and Florida and SEC foe Auburn … Was ranked the entire season in singles, peaking at No. 32 and finishing the season at 47.

Fall 2010>> Had a strong summer overseas, advancing to the quarterfinals of the singles main draw and winning the finals of the doubles main draw in the International Tennis Federation Spain F24 Futures event at Club Kiroleta in Bakio, Spain … Continued his strong play during the fall in the United States, advancing through the Land Rover Napa Valley Tennis Classic to the USTA Wildcard Shootout where he made it to the semifinals of the event before falling to the eventual champion … Received one of 48 qualifying spots in the D’Novo/ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. … At the All-American tournament, the Frenchman won his first-round match over ranked-foe Jarmere Jenkins of Virginia … Made some noise in both the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships and the SEC Coaches Indoor Championship, advancing to the quarterfinals of each event, falling in close matches to top-20 ranked players.

Spring 2010>> Received one of 32 at-large bids into the NCAA Singles Tournament, falling in the opening round to a top-50 player … Spent the entire season ranked as a top-50 singles player, starting the season No. 39 and finishing the year No. 48 … Enthusiastic player posted 20 wins during the dual-match season, second most on the team … Posted a 8-2 record in SEC play, the best record on the team … Overall, finished the season with a 27-12 record for the second-most wins on the team … Went 3-0 at the No. 1 singles position and 17-7 at No. 2 singles … Posted five singles wins over top-105 ranked players, including then-No. 3 Michael Shabaz to help UK defeat No. 2 Virginia … Was also impressive in doubles, gathering a 14-8 dual-match record with doubles partner and fellow Frenchman Anthony Rossi … The doubles tandem went 7-3 in SEC play, which was tied for the best record on the team.

Fall 2009>> Won singles title at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships, including a victory over No. 2 J.P. Smith of Tennessee (7-6, 2-6, 7-6) in the semifinals … Singles finalist in the A-3 back draw and doubles finalist with Alberto Gonzalez in the A-1 back draw at the Virginia’s Ranked One Invitational.

Spring 2009>> Registered a 23-9 overall singles record, including an 8-3 mark at No. 4 singles in SEC play … Paired with Alberto Gonzalez to post a 12-6 doubles record, including a 6-4 ledger at the No. 3 slot in the SEC …Won eight consecutive singles matches (2/6-3/18) … Defeated No. 122 Bram tenBerge of Ole Miss, 6-4, 5-7, 12-10 (3/3/09) … Won at No. 4 singles in both matches at SEC Tournament … Won both doubles matches alongside Alberto Gonzalez in the NCAA Tournament.

Fall 2008>> Earned first win over a ranked player with a 6-4, 7-5 victory against Georgia’s Christian Vitulli ranked No. 109 … Compiled a 6-4 singles record while winning at least one match at each fall tournament he played in … Won first collegiate singles match of career at Southern Intercollegiates … Went 2-3 in the preseason, playing doubles with two partners.

High School>> Singles quarterfinalist at French Championships as a freshman … Doubles finalist at French Championships as a freshman … Ranked among the top-10 junior players in France prior to signing with UK … Coached by his father, Herve, who coached with the French Tennis Federation … Member of French University Team in July at World Cup in Serbia.

Personal>> Born Apr. 7, 1988 … Son of Herve Musialek and Karine Ginieis … Two younger brothers Nicolas and Julien.

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