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 Alberto Gonzalez
Alberto Gonzalez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bradenton, Fla.

High School:
Bradenton Prep

Height:
6-0


Fall 2010>> Posted a 5-2 record this fall, including a 5-0 start to the fall campaign ... Defeated No. 113 Finn Tearney of Pepperdine in straight sets in the UNLV Invite ... Was impressive in the UNLV Invite for Kentucky, going 3-0 ... Advanced to the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships Round of 16 defeating quality players in the first and second round before falling to then-No. 1 JP Smith of Tennessee in a closely contested match ... Helped his native country of Panama finish third in the Davis Cup Americas Group IV Round Robin, gathering a 6-1 overall record in singles and doubles at the Centro Fred Madur in Panama City, Panama.

Spring 2010>> Truly shined as a junior, posting a 21-6 dual-match record and a 8-3 record in the SEC ... His 21 dual-match victories was tied for the most on the team with Eric Quigley while his eight SEC wins was tied for most on the team with Alex Musialek ... Was a clutch performer for Kentucky, claiming the match-clinching point in UK's win over No. 16 Wake Forest and No. 2 Virginia ... Posted a six-match winning streak for his longest winning streak of his career ... In the match against Virginia, Gonzalez defeated No. 28 Lee Singer for his only win of the season against a top-30 opponent ... Went 5-5 in tournament play, posting a 2009-10 overall record of 26-11 ... Was impressive in doubles at the No. 2 doubles position, posting a 12-12 record with Alex Lambropoulos ... Finished SEC play with a 7-3 record in doubles ... Gonzalez posted big doubles wins over the Thiemann brothers from Ole Miss and a top-60 doubles team from Miami ... Gonzalez finished the season ranked No. 68 in doubles.

Fall 2009>> Defeated No. 118 Jon Wolff of Wake Forest, 4-6, 7-5, 10-7 at the Virginia's Ranked One Invitational ... Teammed with Alex Musialek to lmake the A-1 double back draw final of the Virginia's Ranked One Invitational before falling to Indiana's Ferguson/Armengaud, 9-7 ... Advanced to second-round play at the ITA Ohio Valley Regional in both singles and doubles.

Spring 2009>> Posted a 7-6 SEC record at No. 6 singles ... Clinched UK's 4-3 win over No. 17 Rice in Oxford, Miss., with a 6-1, 6-4 victory against Isamu Tachibana 2/1/09) at No. 6 singles ... Helped decide UK's win over No. 45 Miami (Fla.) with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Ignacio Taboada 6-4, 6-3 at No. 6 ... Teamed with Alex Musialek to post an 11-6 overall ledger and 6-4 SEC mark at No. 3 doubles ... Posted a 10-6 mark against pairs from ranked teams ... Won both doubles matches in NCAA Tournament competition.

Fall 2008>> Went 2-0 in singles action at UK/Hawaii Invitational ... Compiled a 4-4 singles record in limited action ... Recorded a 4-2 doubles ledger with two different partners ... Advanced to doubles round of 32 with freshman Patrick Bandy at ITA Southeast Regional.

Spring 2008>> Won clinching match in upset wins over Auburn and Notre Dame while playing primarily at No. 5 singles during the year ... Compiled winning singles record of 14-11 ... Went 1-1 playing doubles with classmate Will Beck during regular season ... Played No. 1 singles for Panama in Davis Cup qualifying.
Fall 2007>> Went 1-1 in only tournament action at Wilson/ITA Southeast Regional ... Recorded his first collegiate win over Florida A&M's Clifford Malivert.

High School>> Florida High School State Team Tennis Tournament Champions in 2006...Florida State Tennis Tournament Singles Champion in 2006 ... Florida State Tennis Player of the Year 2006 ... Played internationally in Panama and ITF tournaments in Guatemala and El Salvador ... Ranked as high as 40th in ITF ... Played Davis Cup tennis for Panama since age 15... Panama Player of the Year since 2002 ... No. 1 ranking in Panama ... Quarterfinalist at Eddie Herr tournament losing to then-No. 1 junior Donald Young in three sets.

Personal>> Born on Nov. 7, 1987... Parents are Alberto Sr. and Marcela Herrera ... Two younger brothers Juan (20) and Carlos (17). The gonzalez File 6-0 | Junior | Bradenton, Fla. | Bradenton Prep First Win: 10/18/07 vs. Florida A&M's Clifford Malivert 6-4, 6-4 at Wilson/ITA Southeast Regional Longest Winning Streak: 4 matches 1/27/08-2/2/08 Highest Singles Position: No. 3 a total of three times in 2008

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