Men's Tennis

GabrielDiallo

  • height 6-7
  • Weight 196
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Montreal

2021-22 (Junior): Named to All-SEC First Team … Named to All-SEC Tournament Team after picking up back-to-back clinching wins, helping lead the team to the championship … Appeared in every ITA singles ranking, peaking at No. 4 and finishing the year at No. 8 … Led the team in total wins, going a staggering 38-8 on the year … Earned a 21-4 singles record in dual matches, going 11-3 at the two spot and 10-1 at the three … Finished with five wins in doubles in the spring … Defeated No. 5 Johannus Monday in impressive fashion, winning by a 6-0, 6-1 result in No. 12 Kentucky’s 4-3 win over No. 5 Tennessee … Defeated seven opponents ranked in ITA singles rankings … Defeated No. 14 Trent Brdye and Philip Henning by a 6-4 score alongside Joshua Lapadat in No. 12 Kentucky’s 6-1 win over No. 10 Georgia on senior day … Recorded 14-3 singles record and 0-6 doubles record in fall … Scored clinching point seven times, including against TCU’s Juan Carlos Aguilar to send UK to its first Final Four in history in the NCAA Tournament.

2020-21 (Sophomore): Named seventh player in program history to earn ITA All-America honors in both singles and doubles in same season … Named to All-SEC first team and Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll …  Earned top-eight doubles seed alongside César Bourgois and singles at-large selection to NCAA Championships … Reached singles third round at NCAA Championships … Appeared in seven ITA singles rankings, peaking at No. 12 … Appeared in seven ITA doubles rankings, peaking at No. 6 alongside Bourgois… Recorded 5-1 singles record in fall and 1-5 doubles record in fall … Recorded 14-7 singles record and 15-9 doubles record in spring … Defeated seven opponents ranked in ITA doubles rankings … Defeated four opponents ranked in ITA singles rankings … Scored clinching team point three times.

2019-20 (Freshman): Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll … Recorded 8-10 overall singles record and 7-8 overall doubles record … Scored match-clinching point in Kentucky’s 5-2 win at Notre Dame on Jan. 19.

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