The Demon Deacons won their first conference title and achieved many program records and firsts in the 2016 season.
The Demon Deacons claimed the doubles point, but the Longhorns reeled off four straight singles wins to seal the match victory.
The Demon Deacons knocked off No. 20 Tennessee for the first time since 1975, and also swept Gardner-Webb.
After dropping the doubles point, Wake Forest rallied to sweep the four completed singles matches.
The Demon Deacons will battle another ACC rival at the ITA Kick-Off weekend tomorrow, #22 Clemson
Head coach Tony Bresky discussed the fall season so far, including this weekend's Wake Forest Fall Invitational.
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.
Wake Forest defeated Coastal Carolina, 4-0, on May 13, 2016 to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
The Demon Deacons were edged by the Blue Devils on Sunday evening.
Wake Forest men's tennis is hosting its annual Fall Invitational Oct. 10-12.
Demon Deacons at Winston-Salem Open Qualifying
• 2014 All-ACC Third Team
Finished the season 20-6 in singles and 12-5 in doubles ... Won all 10 of his dual-match singles contests and went 3-2 on the spring in doubles ... Went 3-0 against ACC opponents in spring singles ... Began the spring season ranked 110th in singles and No. 27 in doubles with Romain Bogaerts after the duo went 9-3 in the fall; tandem finished ranked No. 55 nationally and No. 6 in the Carolina Region ... Final fall records were 10-6 in singles and 9-3 in doubles ... Picked up a ranked fall singles win over No. 76 Marko Krickovic of Auburn ... Slotted 15th in the final ITA Carolina Region singles rankings.
Ranked No. 69 in the country in the initial ITA rankings... Entered the fall season ranked No. 49 with Romain Bogaerts in doubles ... Posted an overall record of 17-7 in singles, including a 10-5 mark in dual-match action with a 7-2 mark in tournament play ... Playing primarily out of the No. 6 position, posted a 3-1 record against nationally-ranked opponents throughout the year ... Earned a highlight win over Tennessee's Hunter Reese when he was ranked No. 21 in the country ... Finished with a 10-4 mark in doubles, including a 6-2 record in dual-match play ... Playing primarily at No. 3, he posted a 5-2 mark with his various partners throughout the year ... Won the consolation bracket at the UVa Ranked +1 Invitational in September ... Won the A1 Singles flight and the A2 Doubles flight with Nicky Kunz at the Wake Forest Invitational.
Earned All-ACC Third Team honors ... 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 ... Topped 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 Bogaerts, 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.
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.
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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