The George Washington University: Men's Tennis

Danil Zelenkov
Danil  Zelenkov

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Skopje, Macedonia

High School:
Nova International Schools

Height:
6-1

Major:
International affairs



06/09/2016

GW Men's Tennis Duo Grabs Year-End Regional Ranking

Colonials Slotted Seventh as a Team in Atlantic Region

05/13/2016

GW Men's Tennis' Zelenkov Named CoSIDA Academic All-District Selection

Senior Grabs District II At-Large Honors

05/11/2016

GW Men's Tennis Set for NCAA Team Championship

Colonials Take on 12th-Seeded Texas A&M on Friday

04/25/2016

GW Men's Tennis Grabs Eight A-10 Postseason Awards

Browning Named A-10 Coach of the Year

04/17/2016

GW Men's Tennis Claims Third Consecutive A-10 Crown

Colonials Defeat VCU in Title Match for Third Straight Season

04/09/2013

GW Men's Tennis vs. George Mason

GW vs. George Mason (3.30.2013)

04/06/2013

GW Men's Tennis vs. St. John's - Senior Day

GW vs. St. John's (4.06.2013) photo by Nick Wass


2015-16: Atlantic 10 First Team All-Conference and All-Academic selection...Finished season with ITA Atlantic Region doubles ranking of No. 7 with partner Julius Tverijonas...Named CoSIDA Academic All-District II At-Large First Team selection...Helped GW to third consecutive A-10 championship....Ranked second on the team with an overall 19-9 singles record with a 13-6 mark in dual match play while paying at the Nos. 2-3 spots...Clinched GW's A-10 quarterfinal and semifinal matches...Graduates with 77-40 overall singles record...Led team with overall 21-3 doubles mark, including a perfect 10-0 record during the spring regular season playing at the top flight...Finishes career with 78-29 career doubles record...Won A Flight doubles in fall Joe Hunt Invitational...Named GW's J. Dallas Shirley Outstanding Senior Male Student-Athlete...Reached Round of 16 at ITA Atlantic Regional Championships during fall...Defeated No. 46 ranked doubles pair in fall play with partner Julius Tverijonas...Reached ITA Atlantic Regional Championships semifinal for doubles...Member of Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.. Member of GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.

2014-15: Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team and All-Academic selection...Posted overall 17-16 singles mark and tied for a team-best 13-10 record in dual match contests, competing at the Nos. 1 and 2 positions...Led Colonials with a 19-9 overall doubles record with a 16-6 mark in dual match competition while going a perfect 6-0 against A-10 opponents...Competed at the Nos. 1 and 2 spots in doubles...Helped the Colonials win their fourth A-10 title in five years...Earned A-10 Performer of the Week for the week ending Feb. 3...Earned Outstanding Academic Achievement Award from the Elliot School of International Affairs...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List...Member of Fall 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013-14: Named team MVP as a sophomore...Earned spot on Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team for second straight year...Competed primarily at No. 3 singles for Colonials...Posted team-best singles record of 21-7 and a dual-match mark of 15-3 throughout spring...Wrapped season on 19-match unbeaten streak dating back to Feb. 23, winning 14 matches with five unfinished...Helped GW claim third A-10 Championship crown in four years with three-set singles win over VCU's Nick Jones...Teamed up with senior Nikita Fomin for team-best doubles record of 16-8, including a 13-6 mark at No. 2 spot...Tabbed A-10 Performer of the Week twice (March 27, April 15)...Named to Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team...Member of GW Athletics Academic Dean's List with perfect 4.0 GPA throughout fall and Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls...Earned university's distinguished Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for being in top two percent of sophomores in GW's Elliott School of International Affairs...Named to 2014 Capital One Academic All-District At-Large First Team.

2012-13: Named Atlantic 10 Most Outstanding Rookie Performer and earned spot on All-Conference First Team...Closed first season with Colonials as No. 17 player in ITA Atlantic Region...Posted overall singles record of 20-8 and went 17-4 in dual-match play, primarily at No. 2 singles...Went 4-0 against conference competition...Wrapped season on 10-match winning streak and won 15 of final 17 bouts...Named A-10 Rookie Performer of the Week a league-record seven times...Helped GW reach league title match for fourth straight year...Forced doubles play in A-10 Championship title match with three-set singles victory over VCU...Teamed up with junior Nikita Fomin for 21-7 overall record and 14-5 spring mark as GW's No. 2 duo...He and Fomin finished season on eight-match winning streak and were tabbed No. 10 doubles team in ITA Atlantic Region...Pair reached ITA Atlantic Regional doubles semifinal round with upset victory over No. 28 team from Penn State(Oct. 21, 2012)...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List and Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls...Dubbed an ITA Scholar Athlete.

High School: Ranked No. 1,304 by Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)...Highest ATP ranking reached was No. 1,293 (July 23, 2012)...Owns a junior ranking of No. 156...Highest International Tennis Federation (ITF) ranking was No. 83 (Feb. 1, 2012)...Named American International School team MVP...Competed in several tournaments around the world, includingBudaors Cup in Budapest, Hungary, Pancevo International Tournament in Pancevo, Serbia, and the Serbian Junior Open in Novi Sad...Reached quarterfinals of Kuwait F1 Futures in 2011...Competed for Macedonian Davis Cup Team, ranked No. 63...Competed at Serbia F5 Futures event...Two-year member of Nova International Schools' Principal's List...Awarded Presidential Award for Academic Achievement Silver Seal his junior year and Gold Seal his senior year.

Personal: Born Danil Zelenkov on April 15, 1994 in Skopje, Macedonia...Son of Ljilja and Bojan Zelenkov...Has one older brother, Branimir...Intends to major in business administration at GW.

CAREER RECORDS
SINGLES DOUBLES
Year Overall Dual Match Tournament Overall Dual Match Tournament
2012-13 20-8 17-4 3-4 21-8 14-6 7-2
2013-14 21-7 15-3 6-4 17-9 13-6 4-3
2014-15 17-16 13-10 4-6 19-9 16-6 3-3
2015-16 19-9 13-6 6-3 21-3 12-1 9-2
Totals 77-40 58-23 19-17 78-29 55-19 23-10
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