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2014 Wake Forest Invitational (A1 singles)
2014 Wake Forest Invitational (A2 doubles)
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 17-7 record on the year 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, he 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.
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.
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