Ohio State Career Honors - 2013 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2012-13 (Freshman Season) - Significant contributor at No. 6 singles, amassing a 16-3 dual record; suffered only losses to USC's Max de Vroome 6-3, 6-1 in NCAA quarterfinals (May 18) and UCLA's Karue Sell 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) in NCAA semifinals (May 20) ... 21-5 overall including 6-1 in Big Ten play ... one of six Buckeyes to post 20 or more singles victories ... seven wins in matches vs. ranked teams ... 2013 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State - German Junior U-14 Vice Champion in 2007 in singles and 2009 German Junior U-16 doubles champion ... 2011 International German Junior Vice Champion in Berlin (ITF 1) ... ITF 4 winner in Poland in 2010 and ITF 5 winner in Bahrain in 2009 ... earned a top international junior ranking of 71 and a top ATP ranking of 1224 ... has won several German titles ... from 2005-09, played No. 3 singles for TC Diedenbergen and moved to No. 2 singles for FTC Palmengarten from 2009-2012.
Personal - Son of Annette and Joachim ... has one sister Louisa ... hopes to play on the professional circuit; began playing tennis when he was six years old ... hobbies include biking, playing golf, listening to music and playing the saxophone and piano ... greatest sports thrill was winning his first ITF title in Bahrain.