Men's Tennis
Chris Leeper - Men's Tennis - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • height 5-10
  • class Junior
  • High school Heath

Fall 2010>> Went 0-5 in singles this fall … Played in the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships.

Spring 2010>> Posted a 3-1 record in dual-match play, gaining a win at the No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 singles positions … Won all three singles matches in straight sets … Won his first two matches of the year 6-0, 6-0 … Played in one doubles match, claiming the No. 3 doubles match against Lipscomb with doubles partner Matt Davis … Overall, finished the year with a 3-8 record.

Fall 2009>> Recorded an 0-3 singles record and 0-1 doubles mark … Dropped first-round singles match at ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships … Lost in a pair of singles matches at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships … Teammed with Alex Lambropoulos in a doubles match setback at the Crimson Tide Championships.

Spring 2009>> Recorded a 2-1 singles record with victories coming against Brett Stewart of Wright State (6-4, 6-1) and Murray’s Jadir Semensin (2-6, 6-2 [10-7]) … Did not see action against SEC competition … All-SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Fall 2008>> Did not participate in preseason.

Spring 2008>> Red-shirted season.

High School>> Most valuable player award all four years of high school … Kentucky State Regional Singles Champion in 2006 and 2007… Member of Kentucky Davis Cup two years … Reached career high ranking of No. 1 in Kentucky Boy’s 18 and Under … played varsity high school tennis for 10 years … Only two losses combined in junior and senior seasons.

Personal>> Born on June 20, 1988 … Parents are Jeff and Jana Leeper … One sister Jaclyn (25)… Father and sister both played tennis at Murray State University…Father was high school tennis coach…High School valedictorian …Governors Scholar and Commonwealth Diploma…President of high school National Honor Society … Vice President of 4-H Club.

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