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Mikhail

Sokolovskiy

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Height: 5'10"
Weight: 167
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Moscow, Russia

Bio

SOPHOMORE (2018-2019)
  • Posted a record of 30-9 in singles and an 11-13 mark in doubles over the fall and spring seasons.
  • His 30 singles victories places him in third on UCF's single season wins list. Prior to Sokolovskiy, nobody had cracked the top 3 since 1977.
  • Spent the majority of the season at the No. 6 position in singles. Also saw time at No. 3 and 5 singles.
  • Earned a record of 16-6 in singles and posted an 8-6 mark in doubles during the spring.
  • Played with three different teammates in doubles, spending most of his time paired with Alan Rubio.
  • Finished the dual match season by winning seven straight matches.
  • Went 3-0 in singles in the AAC tournament, winning in straight sets over SMU and Wichita State's No. 6 players.
  • Went 1-0 in singles in the NCAA tournament, defeating No. 28 FSU's Rana-Roop Bhullar in straight sets at No. 6 singles.
  • Went 1-0 in doubles in the NCAA tournament, topping No. 28 FSU's Wood/Nahrung with partner Alan Rubio at No. 3 doubles.
FRESHMAN (2017-2018)
  • Spent the majority of the season at the No. 4 position.
  • Earned victories against Miami, Princeton, Penn State, and Baylor.
  • Competed at positions No. 2 and 3 in doubles.
  • Earned wins against Utah State and Stetson.
HIGH SCHOOL
  • Ranked as high as No. 40 in the ITF Junior rankings
  • ITF Junior singles titles: 2017 Ozerov Cup, 2016 Ozerov Cup
  • ITF Junior doubles titles: 2016 Lee Duk Hee Cup Incheon International Championships, 27th Sarawak Chief Minister's Cup Championship (Grade 1) 2016, 2016 Trofeul D. Sturda, Smash International Junior Championships
  • Appeared in singles and doubles bracket of the 2017 Roland Garros Junior French Championships

FACT

  • Nickname: Soko
  • Favorite Grand Slam: Australian Open
  • Favorite surface: clay court
  • Hat, visor or no hat: hat
  • Backhand or forehand: forehand
  • Favorite shot: forehand inside out
  • Favorite tennis player: Gael Monfils
  • Favorite school subject: hospitality classes
  • Hobbies: reading, playing video games and hanging out with friends
  • Favorite tennis memory: clilnching against UM during freshman year
  • Sports practiced aside tennis: soccer
  • Secret skills: counter strike pro
  • Pets: a dog
  • Doubles or singles: singles
  • Favorite city: Moscow
  • Favorite food: pasta
  • Habits before starting a match: listening to music
  • Things that can never be missing in the tennis bag: powerade, dumpners and overgrips
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