Men's Tennis
Matt Davis - Men's Tennis - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • height 6-0
  • class Senior
  • Previous School Mercer College
  • High school Gainesville

Fall 2011>> Played in two events, including the Southern Intercollegiate at Georgia and the Rainbow Warrior Challenge in Hawaii … Played in three matches during the season … Went 1-2 in doubles action, earning a win with Alejandro Gomez in the Southern Intercollegiate.

Spring 2011>> Went undefeated in dual-match play, posting a 2-0 record with wins at the No. 1 and No. 2 singles positions … The wins came in Kentucky’s victories over Cumberlands (Ky.) and Morehead State … Also won his lone doubles match of the season, teaming with Ryuji Hirooka to take down the No. 2 doubles tandem at Cleveland State.

Fall 2010>> Played in three tournaments for Kentucky, having his best finish in the University of Louisville Winter Invitational, where he made it to the quarterfinals … Played in the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships.

Spring 2010>> Finished the dual-match season with a 3-4 record, playing at the No. 2, No. 5 and No. 6 singles positions … Posted a 1-1 tournament record for a 2009-10 season record of 4-5 … Ended the season on a two-match winning streak, helping Kentucky defeat Lipscomb and Centre College … Scored a 2-0 record in doubles with a victory over Xavier and Jacksonville State at No. 3 doubles.

Prior to Kentucky>> Attended Mercer University as a freshman in 2007-08, saw limited action in doubles play before sitting out the rest of the season due to injury … Reached the Top 20 in Florida state men’s open singles in 2008-09 … Competed in ITF Futures events in 2008-09.

High School>> Won doubles 2004 state championship at Gainesville High School.

Personal>> Born April 8, 1989 … Son of Frank and Stephanie Davis … Has a younger brother Mark … Father, Frank, played baseball at Mississippi State (1985-86) … Majoring in computer engineering.

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