OU Men's Tennis BIO
Alex Ghilea
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Alex Ghilea 1736837
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Neamt, Romania
High School: LPS Piatra Neamt
Club Coach: Petru Iftimie

Junior (2015-16) 
Finished the season 12-7 in singles dual matches and 13-10 in doubles dual play … Returns as Oklahoma’s leader in combined singles wins going 19-11 in singles play on the year … Earned 2016 All-Big 12 Team honors … Named First Team Academic All-Big 12 for a second consecutive year ... Also won the ITA Central Region Singles Championship in the 2015 Fall season ... Clinched Oklahoma’s win over Cal in the BNP Paribas Open with a 7-5, 6-4 defeat of No. 10 Andre Goransson … Clinched the Sooners’ victory over Florida State with a 7-5, 6-4 win against Michael Rinaldi … Would also clinch Oklahoma’s NCAA Semifinal match against Georgia, defeating 123rd-ranked Walker Duncan 6-7 (8), 6-3, 6-2 … Took care of the 16th-ranked doubles team of Thai-Son Kwiatkowski and Mac Styslinger of Virginia in the NCAA Championship match, 7-5.

Sophomore (2014-15)
Named 2015 ITA National Team Indoor Championships Most Outstanding Player … Named First Team Academic All-Big 12 … Named All-Big 12 in doubles with partner Andrew Harris … Finished 36-10 in singles and 19-15 in doubles … His 36 singles wins are the fourth most in a single season in program history … His 46 singles matches are the second most in a single season in program history … Finished as the runner-up in singles at the 2014 Southern Intercollegiate Championships … Went 4-0 in singles at the 2015 National Indoor Championships, including clinching wins in the semifinal and final … Trailed Mate Zsiga of Baylor by a set and 2-5 in the second before winning 11 games in a row to take the match in three sets and help push Oklahoma to the final … Went 3-1 in singles in OU’s four meetings with Baylor … Went 5-0 during Big 12 play in doubles with Harris; only duo in the conference to go unbeaten in league play … Went 5-3 in doubles during the postseason with Harris … Clinched the Sooners’ 4-1, regular season win over Texas with a three-set win over George Goldhoff.

Freshman (2013-2014)
(SPRING) Finished the season 11-5 in singles, including an 8-1 mark at the No. 6 spot…Picked up three wins in five matches at No. 3 doubles with Nick Papac…Notched a point for the Sooners in a win over No. 17 Kentucky with a 3-6, 6-3, 1-0(7) win over Grant Roberts at No. 5 singles…Clinched win over Texas A&M with 5-7, 7-5, 6-2 win over Max Lunkin at No. 6 singles…Recorded an undefeated 5-0 record in post season play in matches that went to completion…Clinched the Sooners’ NCAA Tournament quarterfinals win over No. 7 UNC with a 6-2, 6-0 sweep of Nelson Vick…Toppled Karue Sell of UCLA in Sooners’ win over UCLA in the NCAA Tournament Semifinals.


Made it to the doubles semis in the Romania F3 Futures… Reached the Romania F2 Futures… Also made it to the Round of 16 in the Brasov Challenger…


Made it to the Singles Quarterfinals and Doubles Round of 16 at the Romania F9 Futures.


Born December 31, 1993 in Neamt Romania… Coached by Petru Iftimie.

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