In the fall (2013): Registered a 7-3 singles record... Went 3-0 in singles in the Louisville Fall Invitational...Advanced to the round of 16 in the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals... Teamed with Albert Wagner, Amaury Derognat and Eric Bonfre to go 5-4 in doubles... The duo of Gornet and Wagner won the UVA Ranked+1 Red Division title.
As a freshman (2012-13): Posted a team-best 24-10 record in singles... Went 14-6 in dual matches playing at Nos. 4, 5 and 6... Went 2-0 in singles in the BIG EAST Conference tournament... Reached the `A' division finals of the Louisville Fall Invitational... Paired with Chris Simich, Albert Wagner and Michael Lippens for a 7-3 mark in doubles... Spent three weeks in the ITA doubles ranking with Albert Wagner, reaching as high as No. 31... Gornet and Simich advanced to the `A' championship match of the Louisville Fall Invitational... The duo of Gornet and Wagner reached the semifinals of the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll and was a Dean's Scholar in the fall and spring... Earned Red & Black Scholar honors in the fall and spring... ITA Scholar Athlete.
High School/Juniors: Four-time All-State selection... Reached the singles finals of the state high school championship in 2011 and 2012... State doubles champion in 2009... Ranked No. 64 the United States junior rankings and No. 7 in the Southern USA region... Went undefeated at the Southern States Team Cup and reached the finals of the Southern Designated in Memphis... Semifinalist of the USTA Birmingham Regional and the Southern Designated in Baton Rouge... Advanced to the third round of doubles of 2012 USTA National Clay Court Championship with Jeffrey Brown... Finished runner-up in the Southern USA Indoor Championships... Reached consolation round of 16 in the Southern USA Junior Championships.
Personal: Full name is Alex Gornet... Son of Judie Parks-Gornet and Tim Gornet.. Birthdate is July 2, 1994... Major is biochemistry... Post college ambition is to enter into medical research... His father played tennis at UofL from 1982-86... His parents and brother had the biggest influence on him while he was growing up... His bucket list includes going heli boarding in British Columbia and Alaska... Favorite athlete is Roger Federer... Best athletes he has faced are John Isner and Brian Baker.