Maksim Kan
Maksim Kan

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
Orange HS

Height:
6-2

09/08/2014

ITA Honors Men's Tennis Trio in Preseason Rankings

Romain Bogaerts and Maksim Kan are ranked in both singles and doubles, while Noah Rubin is rated the nation's top newcomer.

08/16/2014

Ho, Lee Win at Winston-Salem Open Qualifying

Junior Jon Ho and recent grad Adam Lee posted wins in the first round of qualifying

08/15/2014

Rubin Receives Entry Into Winston-Salem Open Main Draw

Fellow Deacs Adam Lee, Jon Ho and Maksim Kan will also compete in the tournament.

05/09/2014

Deacons Drop Cardinals 4-1 in NCAA Opener

Wake Forest advances to the second round of the tournament for the first time since 2011

05/01/2014

Three Deacons Earn All-ACC Tennis Honors

Romain Bogaerts, Adam Lee and Maksim Kan made the All-ACC teams

08/16/2014

Demon Deacons at Winston-Salem Open Qualifying

Demon Deacons at Winston-Salem Open Qualifying

04/19/2014

Wake Forest vs. Duke - 4/18/14

Wake Forest men's tennis vs. Duke

01/11/2014

Men's Tennis vs. Coastal Carolina

The Wake Forest men's tennis team beat Coastal Carolina on

2013-14 (Freshman):
One of the top freshmen in the ACC ...Rose as high as No. 56 in the ITA singles rankings and No. 21 in the doubles rankings with partner Romain Bogaerts ... Finished his freshman season with a 25-12 singles record, including 17-9 in dual matches while playing primarily at the No. 3 position ... Went 21-11 in doubles while playing at all three positions ... Went through a stretch where he won 13 of 14 singles matches, including wins in the first six dual matches of his career ... Posted five wins over ranked singles players, including three over players ranked in the top 30 ... Defeated No. 24 George Goldhoff of Texas twice and No. 24 Dane Webb of Oklahoma in non-conference action ... Also topped Duke's No. 86 Bruno Semenzato in conference play ... His first big win as a college player came in the fall against No. 28 Esben Hess-Olesen of North Carolina en route to winning his flight at the Wake Forest Fall Invitational ... Earned conference singles victories over players from Miami, Florida State, Clemson, Boston College and Duke ... Posted notable non-conference singles wins against players from LSU, Texas, Louisville, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State ... In doubles, partnered primarily with Maksim Kan, going 14-8 together ... Earned ranked wins in doubles over No. 24 Chip Cox and Kyle Koch of South Carolina as well as No. 46 Eric Perez and Tam Trinh of LSU.

Background
Earned Blue Chip status from the Tennis Recruiting Network as the No. 5 recruit in his class ... Won the Ohio state singles championship in 2012 ... Won 10 consecutive matches to win the consolation draw at the USTA 18-and-under Winter Nationals ... Was the top-ranked junior in Uzbekistan before coming to the United States

Personal
Born April 24, 1994 in Uzbekistan ... Son of Dmitriy and Natalya Kan ... Participated in more than 100 hours of community service while in high school

 

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