Dennis Afanasev
Dennis  Afanasev

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Leesburg, VA

High School:
IMG Academy

Height:
5-11

Major:
Pre-arts and sciences


04/21/2018

Men's Tennis Edges Duquesne, 4-3, on Senior Day

Colonials conclude regular season

04/15/2018

Men's Tennis Defeats George Mason, 4-2

Colonials remain undefeated against Patriots, 7-0

02/07/2018

Men's Tennis Set to Host a Pair of Weekend Matches

Colonials look to jumpstart 2018 season

02/02/2018

Men’s Tennis Falls to Middle Tennessee State in Home Opener

Colonials to host Monmouth on Feb. 10

01/18/2018

Men’s Tennis Falls to No. 6 UCLA in Season Opener

Colonials to face trio of west coast opponents this weekend

2017-18: Appeared in seven singles matches in his sophomore season … opened the fall season with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Duquesne … recognized on the Fall 2017 GW Athletics Academic Dean’s List.

2016-17: Posted strong freshman season with a 16-9 overall singles record, nothing an 11-5 mark in dual match play, competing at the Nos. 4-6 positions...Totaled a 3-2 doubles record, all in fall tournament play...Named A-10 Rookie of the Week on Jan. 24 and March 7.

High School: Five-star recruit and No. 1 Virginia state ranking from Tennisrecruiting.net...Ranked as high as No. 29 nationally by the USTA...Earned No. 1 ranking in USTA's Mid-Atlantic section...Highest ITF ranking of 714...Won three National Level-3 and Level-4 events....Reached semifinal of USTA National Open...Captain of USTA Mid-Atlantic Zonal team at national competitions....Trained under Nick Bollettieri...2x winner of Nick Bollettieri Discovery Open...Gruaduate of National High School (online) at IMG Academy...Quarterfinalist at the ITA Elon tournament in North Carolina.

Personal: Dennis Afanasev...Born April 20, 1998, in Durham, North Carolina...Son of Lena and Andrei Afanasev...Has one older sister, Dasha...Intends to major in biology at GW.

CAREER RECORDS
SINGLES DOUBLES
Year Overall Dual Match Tournament Overall Dual Match Tournament
2016-17 16-9 11-5 5-4 3-2 0-0 3-2
Totals 16-9 11-5 5-4 3-2 0-0 3-2

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