Tennessee vs Auburn on Friday, April 6, 2012 in Auburn, AL.
2012 ITA All-American (Doubles) 2012 All-SEC First Team
As a Senior Fall 2012: Finished with a team-best 10-1 record in doubles playing with Dan Cochrane and Lukas Ollert ... Went 5-2 in singles ... Defeated Virginia's Jarmere Jenkins and Mac Styslinger with Cochrane to win the ITA All-American Championships, 7-6 (6), 6-2 ... Won the first doubles flight at the Crimson Tide Invitational with Ollert ... Advanced to the semifinals of the USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships with Cochrane ... Ranked No. 2 in the nation in doubles with Cochrane ... Defeated USC's No. 25 Yannick Hanfmann in the first round of the ITA All-American Championships.
As a Junior Spring 2012: Along with senior Alex Stamchev, named an ITA All-American by virtue of being a top-8 seed at the NCAA Championships ... Was ranked as high as No. 18 in singles during the season; final ranking was No. 23 ... Paired with Stamchev to climb as high as No. 6 in the ITA doubles rankings ... Finished with 28-11 overall record in singles, including a 15-7 mark at No. 1 spot in dual match play ... Was 18-13 in doubles, including a 13-6 mark when paired with Stamchev ... Advanced to second round of NCAA singles draw, defeating Pepperdine's Finn Tearney, 6-3, 6-2, in the first round ... Fell to Kentucky's No. 3 Eric Quigley, 6-7 (4), 3-6, in the round of 32 ... Won a big match in the opening round of the NCAA team tournament, defeating Drake's Anis Ghorbel, 6-3, 6-3 ... Went 6-5 in SEC singles play ... Posted a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Georgia's eighth-ranked Wil Spencer, the highest-ranked win of his career ... Also defeated No. 116 Ivan Machado (South Carolina) twice, No. 42 Mikelis Libietis (Tennessee), and No. 121 Ricky Doverspike (Alabama) in a six-match winning streak ... Won five doubles matches with Lukas Ollert ... Won three straight doubles matches against ranked opponents to close out the regular season. Fall 2011: Posted a team-high 12-3 record in singles ... Was ranked 70th by the ITA ... Won the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Singles Championship after defeating Mississippi State's No. 36 Louis Cant and No. 46 Malte Stropp before topping Ole Miss's No. 72 Jonas Lutjen, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 in the championship bout ... Participated in the USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. ... Won his flight at the Easley Memorial Classic in Las Vegas after defeating Fresno State's Francis Alcantara, 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 ... Finished 3-3 against ranked opponents ... Finished 4-2 in doubles competing with Alex Stamchev and Dennis Lengsfeld ... Was ranked 26th with Stamchev ... Defeated 3 Top-20 duos to reach the semifinals of the ITA All-American Championship before falling to Georgia Tech's No. 1 duo of Juan Spir and Kevin King, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.
As a Sophomore Spring 2011: Completed the season with a team-best 23-2 record in singles ... Went 7-2 in SEC play ... Competed in the No. 3, No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 position ... Started the season on a 14-match winning streak ... Was ranked as high as No. 106 in the ITA Rankings on Feb. 14 ... Went 19-8 in doubles playing with Lucas Lopasso, Rafael Rondino, Dan Cochrane and Alex Stamchev ... Finished with an 18-5 record with Stamchev in the No. 2 position ... Upset the No. 41 duo of Tom Jomby and Alberto Gonzalez of Kentucky, 8-3 ... Secured the doubles point in upset win over No. 17 Texas Tech by upsetting No. 59 Gonzalo Escobar and Vitor Manzini, 8-3. Fall 2010: Did not play.
As a Freshman Spring 2010: Finished the spring season with a 10-11 compiling a 2-5 record in SEC play ... Went 2-0 when competing in the No. 3 position ... Finished with a 1-2 record against ranked opponents after defeating No. 90 Ryan Noble of Kentucky, 6-0, 7-6(6). Fall 2009: Has a 1-2 mark in single competition ... Recorded first collegiate win over Ivan Machado of South Carolina at the South Carolina Tournament ... Paired with Michel Monteiro in doubles play and stands at 1-2 ... The duo picked up a win over South Carolina's Ivan Cressoni and Johannes Pulsfort and the South Carolina Tournament.
Prior to Auburn Reached the round of 16 at the Germany F11 Futures Qualifying Draw ... Attended Lessing-Gymnasium ... Ranked No. 126 in Germany.
Personal Son of Franz and Claudia Mies ... Has three siblings; Michael, Christian and Alexandra ... Majoring in business.