Dennis Uspensky
Dennis  Uspensky

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Atlantic Beach, N.Y.

High School:
Laurel Springs School

Height:
6-2

Birthdate:
10/22/1996

11/11/2016

Deacs Open Wake Forest Invitational Play

Wake Forest is hosting its lone home tournament of the fall this weekend.

10/03/2016

Wake Forest Trio Wins at ITA Qualifying

Alan Gadjiev, Christian Seraphim and Dennis Uspensky all claimed victories in the opening round of qualifying at the ITA All-American Championships.

08/19/2016

3 Demon Deacons Set for Winston-Salem Open Qualifying Draw

Petros Chrysochos, Skander Mansouri and Dennis Uspensky open qualifying action Saturday

06/27/2016

2016 ACC Title Season in Review

The Demon Deacons won their first conference title and achieved many program records and firsts in the 2016 season.

06/16/2016

Four Deacs Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Romain Bogaerts, Skander Mansouri, Christian Seraphim and Dennis Uspensky were recognized for their success on the court and in the classroom.

05/20/2016

Wake Forest vs. Oklahoma (NCAA Tournament)

The Demon Deacons dropped a 4-0 decision to the Sooners in the 2016 NCAA Tournament round of 16.

05/14/2016

Wake Forest vs. Michigan (NCAA Tournament)

The Demon Deacons defeated No. 24 Michigan, 4-2, on Saturday, May 14, 2016 to advance to the NCAA Championships for the fourth time in school history.

05/13/2016

Wake Forest vs. Coastal Carolina (NCAA Tournament First Round)

Wake Forest defeated Coastal Carolina, 4-0, on May 13, 2016 to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

04/24/2016

Wake Forest Wins ACC Tournament Title

The second-seeded Demon Deacons defeated No. 1 Virginia for their first-ever conference title.

02/05/2016

Wake Forest vs. South Carolina

The No. 10 Wake Forest men's tennis team defeated No. 55 South Carolina, 7-0, on Feb. 5, 2016.

Career Honors
• 2016 ACC Tournament MVP
• 2016 All-ACC Academic Team

2015-16 (Freshman)
Joined the Demon Deacons in January as a mid-season addition ... Went 27-5 in singles and 23-6 in doubles on the spring season ... Named the 2016 ACC Tournament MVP after going 6-0 in singles and doubles combined in the tournament ... Rallied from down 6-7 (4), 1-4 against Luca Corinteli of top-ranked Virginia to win 6-7 (4), 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4) at No. 6 and clinch Wake Forest's first-ever conference title ... Also clinched the Deacs' ACC Tournament semifinal win over Virginia Tech with a three-set win over Jai Corbett ... Led the Deacs with 27 dual-match singles victories and 23 dual-match doubles triumphs ... Won singles matches at the Nos. 2-6 positions, and had a 5-1 mark at No. 3, a 13-4 record at No. 5 and an unblemished 7-0 ledger at No. 6 ... Won his final eight completed matches of the season ... Went 20-5 in doubles with Romain Bogaerts ... With Bogaerts, formed one of the top No. 3 pairings in the nation, going 14-3 at the position; duo also went 3-1 at both No. 1 and No. 2 and defeated 41st-ranked Casey and Michael Kay of Georgia Tech at the top spot ... Individually, won in nine of his last 10 doubles contests ... Named to the All-ACC Academic Team.

Background

Ranked as high as No. 1,021 in the ATP World Tour Singles Rankings on Nov. 2, 2015 ... Ranked as high as No. 3 in the country in his class in 2014 and No. 1 in 2013 ... Earned a career high of No. 54 in the ITF Junior Rankings ... Competed in the Junior French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open ... In his career, has signature victories over Sekou Bangoura (career-high No. 189), Wil Spencer (career-high No. 478) and Catalin Gard (career-high No. 236).

Personal
Born on October 22, 1996 in Atlantic Beach, N.Y. ... Attended Laurel Springs School.
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