2016 ACC Title Season in Review
June 27, 2016



By Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeMTennis)

TEAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS
• Wake Forest captured its first ACC Tournament title in program history
• The Demon Deacons had a final record of 31-6, giving them program records with 31 wins and 10 ACC wins
• The victories at No. 2 Oklahoma, at No. 1 North Carolina and versus No. 1 Virginia were the highest-ranked wins in program history
• The team made its fourth trip to NCAA Championships and hosted an NCAA Regional for the third time; the Deacons are now 6-0 all-time in NCAA matches in Winston-Salem
• In February, the Deacs had a program-high ranking of No. 5; they also had a program-best final ranking of No. 8 after coming in to 2016 with a team-best preseason ranking of No. 11
• For the first time ever, Wake Forest competed at ITA National Team Indoor Championships; in Charlottesville, the Deacons reached the quarterfinal and went 2-1 at the tournament, defeating 2015 National Indoors finalists Oklahoma and USC
• The senior class of Romain Bogaerts, Jon Ho, Anthony Delcore, Sam Bloom and Brendan Henry was the winningest senior class in history at 90-37

Skander Mansouri
• Team MVP
• First Team All-ACC
• Third All-American in both singles and doubles in school history
• Finished ranked No. 14 in singles and No. 9 in doubles
• Three-time ACC Player of the Week (most in the conference)
• All-ACC Academic Team

Petros Chrysochos
• Singles All-American
• ACC Freshman of the Year
• ITA Carolina Region Rookie of the Year
• Second Team All-ACC
• Finished ranked No. 18 in singles

Jon Ho
• Became the sixth Demon Deacon to reach 100-career singles wins with a 7-6 (3), 6-0 win over Clemson's Austin Ansari on March 20
• Finished with 104 career singles wins, fifth-most ever at Wake Forest

Romain Bogaerts
• Third Team All-ACC (fourth all-conference honor of career)
• Became the seventh Demon Deacon to reach 100-career singles wins with a win over Duke's Josh Levine to clinch the Deacs' Senior Day win
• Finished with 103 career singles wins, sixth-most ever at Wake Forest
• Beat No. 82 Robert Kelly of North Carolina, 6-7 (4), 6-2, 7-6 (5), to secure Wake Forest's first-ever win over a top-ranked team
• In another match at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center, rallied for a 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-6 (5) win over Notre Dame's Alex Lawson to send the Deacs to the ACC semifinals (trailed, 5-2, in the third-set tiebreaker)
• Finished ranked 55th in doubles
• All-ACC Academic Team

Christian Seraphim
• Doubles All-American
• Finished ranked No. 9 in doubles
• Recorded a team-best 35 total singles wins in 2015-16, slotting him in a tie with David Berè for the third-most wins in a single season in program history
• All-ACC Academic Team

Dennis Uspensky
• ACC Tournament MVP
• Clinched the Deacs' ACC semifinal win over Virginia Tech and rallied from down 6-7 (4), 1-4 against the Cavaliers' Luca Corinteli to win 6-7 (4), 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4) and clinch Wake Forest's first-ever conference title (ended Virginia's nine-year championship run)
• Led the Deacs with 27 dual-match singles victories and 22 dual-match doubles triumphs
• All-ACC Academic Team

Maksim Kan
• Had a 10-0 record in dual-match singles play
• Finished ranked No. 55 in doubles

Tony Bresky
• ACC Coach of the Year
• Passed 100 wins at Wake Forest, ending his fifth season in Winston-Salem at 104-52


 

 

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