Men's Tennis



Lebedev Falls In First Round of NCAA Championships

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


Schaechterle, Lebedev Recognized As Regional ITA Award Winners

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


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

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


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

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


Need To Know: NCAA Championship

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


ACC Men's Tennis Championship - Quarterfinal

ACC Men's Tennis Championship - Quarterfinal


Notre Dame vs Florida State

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


Notre Dame vs Miami

Notre Dame vs Miami on Friday April 13th, 2018


Notre Dame vs Virginia Tech

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


Notre Dame vs Louisville

Notre Dame vs Louisville on Saturday March 10th

  • 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
  • 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


  • 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


  • 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)


  • Graduated from Laurel Springs High School in June 2015
  • A blue-chip recruit according to
  • 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


Island Park, NY

High School:
Laurel Springs

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

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