In the fall (2010): Posted a 7-3 overall singles record... Reached the third round of the All-American Championship and the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regionals... Won the consolation draw of the Duke Fab Four Invitational... Teamed with Austen Childs to win the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional title... Childs and Maksimcuk reached the quarterfinals of the USTA/ITA Indoor Championships... Maksimcuk and Childs were No. 45 in the ITA preseason doubles rankings and produced a 6-3 fall record.
As a junior (2009-10): All-BIG EAST selection... Registered a 26-11 overall singles record... Was 19-5 in dual matches... BIG EAST Player of the Week (Feb. 17)... Ranked as high as No. 62 in the ITA preseason rankings... Teamed with Austen Childs for an 8-2 mark at No. 2.. Ranked No. 62 in the ITA preseason singles rankings... Teamed with Andrew Carter for a 6-4 doubles tally.
As a sophomore (2008-09): Compiled a team-best 31-10 overall singles record... Went 21-7 in dual matches, playing mostly at No. 2... Earned All-BIG EAST honors... Named BIG EAST Player of the Week... Spent seven weeks in the ITA singles rankings, reaching as high as No. 74... Put together an 11 match win streak... Advanced to the semifinals of the Louisville Fall Invitational... Joined Simon Childs for a 5-1 doubles record with wins over top 25 teams from Notre Dame and Illinois... The duo of Maksimcuk and Childs spent three weeks in the ITA rankings, finishing the season at No. 61... Teamed with Sumit Gupta for an 8-8 doubles record... Combined with Robert Hall for a 6-3 doubles record, playing mostly at No. 3... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Midwest Regional... Named to Athletic Director's honor roll in the fall and spring... BIG EAST Academic All Star.
As a freshman (2007-08): Posted a 23-11 overall record - including a team-best 18-6 mark in dual matches, playing mostly at No. 3... Selected to the All-BIG EAST singles team... Put together a nine-match winning streak in the spring... Went 3-0 in the Midwest Regional Qualifier to reach the Midwest Regional Open draw... Defeated players from Mississippi State, Eastern Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin and Ohio State... Paired with Pablo Camacho for a 4-1 doubles tally... The team of Maksimcuk and Camacho won the `B' Flight of the Louisville Fall Invitational... BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
High School/Juniors: Won the Nike Junior Masters in Hungary... Captured the Montenegro Open ITF Junior Championship... Finished in fifth place in the Nike Junior Masters in the Bahamas.
Personal: Full name is Viktor Maksimcuk... Son of Imre and Marta... Birthdate is April 5, 1987... Majoring in Business... Athletic goal at U of L is to win the Big East Conference... Post college ambition is to go pro... Best moment of his career was participating in the Nike Masters... His most prized possession is his bed... If he weren't playing tennis he would be playing soccer... Person he'd most like to meet is Roger Federer... Favorite tennis player is Pete Sampras... Has always wanted to go sky diving... Proudest moment of his life was being admitted to U of L... Advice he would give a younger player: `Work hard and be humble.'
Maksimcuk's Statistics Singles Doubles Year Dual Tourn. Overall Dual Tourn. Overall 2007-08 18-6 5-5 23-11 10-8 4-1 14-9 2008-09 21-7 10-3 31-10 15-9 6-6 21-15 2009-10 19-5 7-6 26-11 14-13 9-3 23-16 Total 58-18 22-14 80-32 39-30 19-10 58-40