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Max Andrews

Height

6-2

Class

Junior

Hometown

Manchester, England

High School

Academia Sanchez-Casal

Max Andrews - Men's Tennis - University of Miami Athletics

ACC Academic Honor Roll – 2015-16, 2016-17
All-ACC Men’s Tennis Academic Team – 2017

Photos of Max

As a Senior (2016-17)
Max Andrews 2016-17 match-by-match

Fall: 1-3 singles, 2-3 doubles … Won a match at the ITA Men’s All-American Championship … In doubles, paired with Piotr Lomacki, won two consecutive matches at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships, reaching the quarterfinals.
Spring: 7-12 singles, 9-8 doubles … In ACC play 3-8 singles, 4-5 doubles … In singles won two consecutive matches from Feb. 4 to Feb. 12 at the start of the season at the No. 4 position … Downed three ACC opponents in straight sets at the No. 3 position, Nicolas Rouanet (Louisville), Hank Workman (Boston College) and Matt Gamble (Notre Dame) … Paired with Jesse Flores, the duo took down three opponents ranked in the ITA top-40 … Had four straight victories, three with Flores and one with Kevin Bondar from Feb. 19 to March 19 … Took down duo of No. 39 Matic Spec and Felix Corwin (Minnesota) (March 17) … Defeated the nation’s top-ranked doubles pair (Apr. 2), Skander Mansouri and Christian Seraphim, 6-4 … Downed No. 24 Eddy Covalschi and Josh Hagar of Notre Dame, 6-4 (Apr. 9) … The duo joined the rankings at No. 56 on April 4, rising to as high as No. 40 and ended the season at No. 55.

Fall 2016: Book Buster Honor Roll (3.0+ GPA), Athletic Director Honor Roll  (3.2+ GPA) … Spring 2017: Book Buster Honor Roll (3.0+ GPA), Athletic Director Honor Roll  (3.2+ GPA).

As a Junior (2015-16)
Max Andrews 2015-16 match-by-match

Fall: 14-5 singles, 6-3 doubles … Won two of four matches at the UVA Ranked 1+1 tournament … Played in Round of 64 at ITA Men’s All-American Championship … Won four of six matches at the 2015 USTA/ITA Men’s Division I Southeast Regional Championship, lost in Round of 16 to top-seeded No. 60 Maxx Lipman (Florida) in a tiebreaker … Won the Lakewood Ranch Dick Vitale Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic where he defeated Ruben Webber (Minnesota) in the finals … In doubles play paired with Piotr Lomacki, winning two of three matches at the UVA Regional 1+1 … Defeated two more opponents at the 2015 USTA/ITA Men’s Division I Southeast Championship, fell to duo Sasha Gozon and Dominic Cortone in Round of 16 … At the Lakewood Ranch Dick Vitale Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic paired with Christian Langmo winning two straight victories and appeared in semifinals, but fell to Andres Alfonzo and Oliver Landert (Florida Gulf Coast).
Spring: 10-12 singles, 7-7 doubles … In ACC play 6-6 singles, 3-5 doubles … Won four consecutive matches from Jan.29 to March 1 at the start of the season at the No. 3 position … Downed six ACC opponents, Michael Rinaldi (Florida State), Catalin Mateas (Duke), Hank Workman (Boston College), Luke Johnson (Clemson), Christopher Morin- Kougoucheff (Louisville) and No. 65 Andreas Bjerrehus (Virginia Tech). Five of these victories were in the No. 2 position and one in No.3 … Paired with Piotr Lomacki, the duo took down Jaoa Gauer and Gerald Nickerson (Florida Atlantic) in the No. 1 position … Had three straight victories with partner Bernard Tefel … Took down down duo of No. 12 Skandar Mansouri and Christian Seraphim (Wake Forest) … Were ranked No. 66 for a pair of matches in April and ended the season at No. 72.

Fall 2015: Book Buster Honor Roll (3.0+ GPA), Athletic Director Honor Roll  (3.2+ GPA) … Spring 2016: Book Buster Honor Roll (3.0+ GPA), Athletic Director Honor Roll  (3.2+ GPA).

As a Sophomore (Rice University) (2014-15)
Closed successful sophomore season by earning All C-USA doubles selection with David Warren … Second on team with a 13-8 while playing primarily at No. 2 in lineup … Finished year by going unbeaten in eight of last nine matches… 2-0 in C-USA Championship … Finished 1-0 with unfinished match in two C-USA Championship doubles outings with David Warren … Combined with Warren to reach quarters of 126th West Coast Doubles Championship.
Fall: Finished with 7-4 singles record … Reached finals of B2 singles flight at Wake Forest Invitational before dropping a 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 decision to Artem Khrapko of Davidson … Combined with Adam Gustafsson to reach A2 doubles final at same event before falling to Wake Forest’s top-seeded duo of Maksim Kan and Nicky Kunz, 8-5 … Opened fall campaign by reaching semifinals of the Midland Racuet Club Collegiate Invitational second singles flight before final matches were cancelled due to rain.

As a Freshman (Rice University) (2013-14)
Led the team with a combined mark of 15-11 in singles during freshman season … Posted an 8-10 mark in singles during spring, primarily playing at No. 3 and 4 in lineup … Won three of last four after moving back into three spot … Teamed with Adam Gustafsson to finish 7-5 at No. 3 doubles.
Fall: Finished with a 4-1 singles record and a 2-4 mark in doubles … Captured B Flight singles title at Wyndham Houston Medical Center Rice Fall Invite with a 6-5, 6-1 win over Max Hinnisdaels of Texas … Won opener prequalifying match at ITA Men’s All-American at Tulsa with a 6-1, 7-5 decision over Ashton Kalhorn of Bradley.

Juniors
Attended E-S International School in Barcelona, Spain … Trained at Academia Sanchez-Casal in El Prat de Llobregat, Spain. 

Personal
Maxwell Middleton Murphy Andrews was born Oct. 14, 1994 in Manchester, United Kingdom, England … Son of Simon and Catherine Andrews … Majoring in international studies … Highest ATP world ranking is 1553 … Listed as high as No. 687 in the ITF Juniors rankings.