Men's Tennis
Maks Gold - Men's Tennis - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • height 6-2
  • Weight 180
  • class Senior
  • High school Kentucky Country Day

2013>> Went undefeated in singles and doubles, with a 2-0 record in both … Played No. 3 singles in opening match of the season vs. Morehead State and recorded a 6-0, 6-1 win, with a 8-0 pro set win over Murray State in singles as well … Partnered with Panav Jha and Beck Pennington in doubles … Won 16 of the 17 games he played in doubles winning 8-1 and 8-0 in his two matches.

Fall 2011>> Went 7-10 during the fall season in singles play, but ended the fall winning five of his last seven matches … Posted two wins in the Southern Intercollegiate singles draw and four wins in the Bulldog Scramble in Athens … Won both of his matches by straight sets in Hawaii at the Rainbow Warrior Challenge … Dropped both his singles matches in the SEC Coaches’ Indoors, losing to William Kallberg – who eventually defeated the tournament’s top seed – in the first round, and Kyle Koch – who lost in the consolation finals – in the consolation draw … Outstanding fall in doubles action, going 11-6 with fellow sophomore Ryuji Hirooka … The duo won the Southern Intercollegiate Division II doubles title, while also advancing to the quarterfinals of the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Indoor Championships.

Spring 2011>> Competed in singles in six dual matches, posting a 5-1 record with all wins coming in straight sets … Played at No. 1 singles against Cumberlands (Ky.), earning a win … Also secured wins in singles action against Morehead State, Butler, Cleveland State and Toledo … Went 2-0 in doubles action on the season, teaming up with Alejandro Gomez to defeat a doubles tandem from Murray State and Toledo.

Pre-College>> Four-star recruit according to the Tennis Recruiting Network … Considered one of the top tennis players of his class in the state of Kentucky … Played high school tennis at Kentucky Country Day in Louisville, Ky., while he played club tennis at Springhurst Tennis Club under coach Ylia Jelali … Was a All-State honoree in high school as well as a Regional Champion.

Personal>> Born Oct. 26, 1992 … Parents are Moisey Gold and Yelena Vanina.

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