Tennis Central: No. 1 Wake Forest vs. Coastal Carolina, Elon
Jan. 22, 2018

Gameday Central | #1 Wake Forest vs. Coastal Carolina, vs. Elon
vs. Coastal Carolina Tuesday, Jan. 23 - 3:30 p.m.
Location Winston-Salem, N.C. (Wake Forest Tennis Complex)
vs. Elon Tuesday, Jan. 23 - 7:30 p.m.
Location Winston-Salem, N.C. (Wake Forest Tennis Complex)
Coverage Live Scoring | Live Video | Twitter Updates
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Deacs Open 2018 Season
• The No. 1 Wake Forest men’s tennis team opens the 2018 spring season on Tuesday, Jan. 23, with a doubleheader against Coastal Carolina and Elon.
• The Deacs will face the Chanticleers at 3:30 before facing Elon in the nightcap.

Seraphim Climbs Career Charts
• Redshirt senior Christian Seraphim is set to become Wake Forest’s all-time leader in career singles and doubles victories.
• The native of Munich, Germany currently has 102 career singles victories, seventh-most in program history. Cory Parr holds the program record with 114 career wins.
• He has also accumulated 99 career doubles victories, second-most in program history. Cory Parr holds the program record with 108 career doubles wins.

Fresh Faces
• Eight of the 15 players on this year’s roster are new to the program.
• In the fall, the Deacs welcomed four freshmen, Bar Botzer, Morgan Dill, Ryan Mueller and Yuval Solomon, as well as a redshirt junior transfer in Julian Zlobinsky (University of Texas).
• In January, the team brought in three mid-year enrollees in freshman Rrezart Cungu, grad transfer Ian Dempster (NC State) and redshirt sophomore transfer Eduardo Nava (TCU).

Deacs In The Rankings
• The Demon Deacons are ranked No. 1 to begin the season for the first time in program history. The began last year No. 2 in the country before rising to No. 1, the first-ever No. 1 ranking in program history.
• Individually, five singles players and two doubles teams are ranked in the latest ITA rankings.
• The singles rankings are highlighted by Petros Chrysochos (No. 4) and Skander Mansouri (No. 15), while the pairing teams up to form the No. 4 doubles team in the country.

Doubles Duo Claim Fall Title
• Competing for the first time ever as doubles partners, Petros Chrysochos and Skander Mansouri claimed the doubles title at the ITA National Fall Championships.
• Unseeded, the duo won a total of five matches, with three victories coming over nationally ranked opponents.

At The Helm
• Head Coach Tony Bresky is in his seventh season at the helm of the program.
• During his 6+ years, Bresky has led the Demon Deacons to a 134-55 record. His .709 winning percentage is the best in program history and his 134 wins rank as the fourth-most among Wake Forest coaches.
• In 2017 Bresky guided the Demon Deacons to the ACC regular season title, a No. 1 national ranking and the top seed in the NCAA Championship, all program firsts.

Next Time Out
• The Deacs host Old Dominion, Vanderbilt and Portland in the ITA Kickoff Weekend Jan. 26-27.