Alex Petrone
Alex  Petrone

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Staten Island, N.Y.

High School:
Laurel Springs Prep

Height:
5-10


02/21/2015

Wolverines Upset No. 22 Memphis in Doubleheader Nightcap

Men's Tennis Upsets No. 22 Memphis in Doubleheader Nightcap

09/01/2014

My Michigan: What Do U-M Student-Athletes Value Most?

My Michigan: What Do U-M Student-Athletes Value Most?

04/21/2013

U-M Falls to No. 5 Ohio State at Home in Regular-Season Finale

Men's Tennis Falls to No. 5 OSU at Home in Regular-Season Finale

04/19/2013

U-M Blanks PSU, to Play for Big Ten Crown Sunday

Men's Tennis Blanks PSU, to Play for Big Ten Crown Sunday

04/16/2013

This Week in Michigan Men's Tennis: Penn State, Ohio State

This Week in Michigan Men's Tennis: Penn State, Ohio State

01/12/2015

2015 Men's Tennis Season Preview

The Wolverines will officially begin the Adam Steinberg era on Tuesday, Jan. 20, when they host Western Michigan at the Varsity Tennis Center.

01/17/2014

2014 M Tennis Season Preview

Coach Bruce Berque, who has compiled a 60-22 Big Ten record over his tenure, breaks down the 2014 squad that is returning all but one player -- three-time ITA All-American Evan King.

Senior (2014-15) ... Earned fourth varsity letter ... Sinlges ... 7-19 overall record ... Went 1-10 at No. 1 and 1-6 at No. 2 in dual matches ... Doubles ... Ended the season ranked No. 77 with Michael Zhu ... Carried a 12-15 overall record ... Went 7-10 with Zhu, including a 6-10 mark in dual matches. 

Junior (2013-14) ...
Team Captain ... Singles ... 18-17 overall record ... 14-12 dual-match record ... Doubles ... 18-11 overall record with Michael Zhu ... 13-8 dual-match record with Michael Zhu.

Sophomore (2012-13) ... Big-Ten Sportsmanship Award Honoree ... Singles ... 13-18 overall record ... 10-12 dual-match record ... Doubles ... 14-11 overall record with Michael Zhu ... 9-8 dual-match record.

Freshman (2011-12) ... ITA Midwest Region Rookie Player of the Year ... All-Big Ten Conference second team ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award ... Singles ... 24-11 overall record ... 17-7 dual-match record (7-2 at No. 2, 10-5 at No. 3) ... Beat Ole Miss' No. 20 Marcel Thiemann, 6-4, 6-4, in the second round of the NCAA Championships (May 13) ... Won nine of final 11 singles matches ... Defeated Northwestern's No. 109 Spencer Wolf, 6-0, 6-4 (April 8) ... Won a 6-2, 7-5 decision against Purdue's Mark Kovacs in debut at No. 2 position (March 31) ... Earned a 6-4, 6-4 win over Maryland's No. 121 Vlad Stefan at ITA Kickoff Weekend (Jan. 28-29) ... Posted a 2-1 record at the Key Biscayne Individuals (Jan. 6-8) ... Went 2-1 at Big Ten Indoor Championships (Oct. 29-31) ... Defeated Texas A&M's Jackson Withrow, 6-1, 6-3, in collegiate debut at the Harvard Fall Chowder Invitational (Dept. 23-25) ... Doubles ... 22-13 overall record ... 17-7 dual-match record ... Clinched back-to-back doubles points in final match in home wins against Purdue and Indiana (March 31-April 1).

Prep ... Graduated from Laurel Springs School (2011) ... National Honor Society ... ranked as high as No. 14 among high school seniors by tennisrecruiting.net ... blue-chip recruit.

National/International ... Ranked as high as No. 109 in ITF Boys' 18-and-under singles and listed No. 85 in the USTA Boys 18 national rankings ... captured boys' U-18 singles and doubles titles at the 2010 USTA International Hard Court Championships ... singles champion at the 2010 South Carolina and Daytona Beach ITF tournaments ... doubles finalist at the 2009 Eddie Herr International Junior Tennis Championships ... captured singles title at 2009 All Canadian ITF Junior Championships ... reached the quarterfinals at the 2009 ITF Spring Circuit in College Station, Texas ... took fourth place in doubles at the 2008 USTA Boy's U-16 National Clay Court Championships ... won boy's 14-U singles title at 2007 USTA National Open in El Paso, Texas ... won five USTA Eastern Section tournaments in 2007 and four sectional tournaments in 2008.

Personal ... Alexander John Petrone was born March 16, 1993 ... son of Thomas and Maria Petrone ... brother, Andrew, played tennis for Drew University ... enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... undeclared major.

Career Statistics

Singles Overall Dual Tourn. Big Ten #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2011-12 24-11 17-7 7-4 8-3 -- 7-2 10-5 -- -- --
2012-13 13-18 10-12 3-6 4-5 -- 3-9 7-3 -- -- --
2013-14 18-17 14-12 4-5 5-6 7-9 6-3 1-0 -- -- --
2014-15 7-19 2-16 5-3 1-9 1-10 1-6 -- -- -- --
Career 62-55 43-47 18-18 18-23 8-19 17-20 18-8 0-0 0-0 0-0
Doubles Overall Dual Tourn. Big Ten #1 #2 #3
2011-12 22-13 17-7 5-6 7-4 -- 1-0 16-7
2012-13 14-13 10-9 4-4 4-5 -- 2-5 7-4
2013-14 22-12 15-9 7-3 8-2 -- 4-4 11-5
2014-15 12-15 8-11 4-4 4-6 5-10 3-1 --
Career 70-53 50-36 20-17 23-17 5-10 10-10 34-16

 



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