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05/23/2018

Lebedev Falls In First Round of NCAA Championships

Junior drops three-set match to UNC-Asheville's Patten

05/21/2018

Schaechterle, Lebedev Recognized As Regional ITA Award Winners

Schaechterle named Midwest Assistant Coach of the Year; Lebedev tabbed as Player to Watch

05/13/2018

#25 Irish Fall In Hard-Fought Battle At #15 Michigan

Irish season comes to a close in second round of NCAA tournament

05/12/2018

#25 Irish Advance With 4-1 Victory Over Western Michigan

Irish clinch first NCAA win since 2014 to advance to Sunday's second round

05/10/2018

Need To Know: NCAA Championship

Irish head to Ann Arbor for first-round regional matchup with Western Michigan

04/27/2018

ACC Men's Tennis Championship - Quarterfinal

ACC Men's Tennis Championship - Quarterfinal

04/15/2018

Notre Dame vs Florida State

Notre Dame vs Florida State on Sunday April 15th, 2018

04/13/2018

Notre Dame vs Miami

Notre Dame vs Miami on Friday April 13th, 2018

03/25/2018

Notre Dame vs Virginia Tech

Notre Dame vs Virginia Tech on Sunday March 25th, 2018.

03/10/2018

Notre Dame vs Louisville

Notre Dame vs Louisville on Saturday March 10th

HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2017 ITA National Summer Champion
  • 2017 ITA All-American Championships participant
  • 2017 ITA National Fall Championships participant
  • 2018 All-ACC Second Team
  • 2018 ITA Midwest Region Player to Watch
  • 2018 NCAA Singles Championships participant
AS A JUNIOR:
  • Won the 2017 ITA National Summer Championship to kickstart a stellar junior campaign
  • Earned a wild-card entry into the ITA All-American Championships, where he advanced to the Round of 16
  • Also advanced to the Round of 16 at the ITA National Fall Championships
  • Turned in a 9-11 record against ranked opponents
  • Went 19-14 in singles matches, primarily competing at the No. 1 singles spot
  • Added a record of 11-10 in dual singles meets
  • Reached a career high singles ranking of No. 28 from Feb. 7-Feb. 20, 2018
  • Finished the season ranked No. 40 in the Oracle/ITA Division I Men’s Singles Rankings
  • Went 15-12 in doubles, including 10-10 in dual matches
  • Partnered with William Howells to tally a doubles record of 8-4, playing No. 2 doubles for the Irish
  • Made first career appearance in the NCAA Singles Championship at Wake Forest
  • Named to the All-ACC Second Team
  • Named the ITA Midwest Region Player to Watch

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Returned from injury and entered the starting lineup playing mostly in the top half of the singles slate and at No. 2 doubles
  • Tied for the team lead in overall singles wins, going 23-17 on the year, including 12-11 in dual play
  • Partnered with Matt Gamble to go 17-11 (11-6 dual) in doubles; went 21-13 (12-6) overall
  • With Gamble, advanced to the doubles semifinal at the ITA Midwest Regional Championship in October 2016
  • Earned a monogram

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Played exclusively during the fall season, missing the spring slate due to injury
  • Recorded a 2-4 singles mark and a 3-1 doubles record
  • Defeated Tennessee’s Jack Heslin/Igor Smelyanski (8-5), Harvard’s Nicky Hu/Brian Yeung (8-7), and Dartmouth’s Aman Agarwal/Brendan Tannenbaum (8-4) at the Ivy Plus Tournament with partners Grayson Broadus and Drew Dawson
  • Recorded a victory against Ricardo Pabon of East Tennessee State at the ITA All-American Championships (6-4, 6-2)

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Laurel Springs High School in June 2015
  • A blue-chip recruit according to Tennisrecruiting.net
  • Accumulated a 74-24 singles record in ITF and USTA events as a junior
  • Reached a high ITF ranking of 167 in January 2015
  • Won the prestigious Safina Cup (ITF Grade 4) in Prague
  • Played center court at the Kalamazoo B16 and B18 National Championships four times from 2013-15
  • Speaks fluent Russian and Spanish
  • Son of Alexander Sr. and Yelena Lebedev
  • Has an older sister, Julia, who played tennis at Siena College
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters in the Program of Liberal Studies and Film, Television and Theatre. 

Alex Lebedev
Alex  Lebedev

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Island Park, NY

High School:
Laurel Springs

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

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