Axel Alvarez Llamas
Height: 6'3"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Asturias, Spain
High School: Centro de Alto Rendimiento

Freshman (2012-13)
Ranked No. 110 in singles as of May 2 ... Ranked No. 68 in doubles with Guillermo Alcorta as of May 2 ... Named the ITA Central Region Rookie of the Year and Big 12 Co-Freshman of the Year ... Won OU's only match in its Sweet Sixteen loss to Georgia ... Clinched OU's Big 12 Championship win ... Had wins over Texas in singles and Baylor in doubles and singles en route to OU's second Big 12 Championship title in a row ... Big 12 regular season champion at No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles ... Upset No. 108 Sudanwa Sitaram 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 in his first Red River Rivalry ... Won his first match at the No. 3 position against Arizona's Kieren Thompson 6-1, 6-4 ... He and Alcorta upset No. 40 Junior Ore and Jackson Withrow at Texas A&M 8-6 when they were unranked ... Played at the No. 4 position in singles in 18 matches and the No. 3 position in six matches ... Played at the No. 2 position in doubles in 23 matches. (Fall) Won doubles title at ITA Central Region Championships with Guillermo Alcorta ... Also made it to the singles quarterfinals in the tournament.

Son of Jose Vidal Alvarez Ponce and Rosa María Llamas Rivas ... has one brother, Boris (15) ... Most notable achievement is runner up in the sub 16 European championships and top 50 ITF ... Favorite tennis player is Bernard Tomic ... Favorite OU tradition is the football games ... Favorite restaurant is McDonald's ... Favorite sports hero is Kobe Bryant ... Favorite movie is Inside Man.

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