Duke Men's Tennis BIO
2010-11 (Senior): Played in one singles contest and four doubles matches as a senior ... posted a 2-1 doubles record with Cale Hammond at the ITA Carolina Regionals in the fall ... also teamed with Hammond for an 8-1 victory at the No. 3 position in Duke's dual match win over N.C. Central.
2009-10 (Junior): Recorded an 8-7 singles record and 19-15 doubles mark for the season ... played in 10 dual singles matches with a 5-5 record and 1-1 mark in the ACC ... two of his five victories clinched wins for the Blue Devils, including Auburn in the ITA Kickoff Weekend and N.C. Central ... teamed with Torsten Wietoska for a 15-12 doubles record, playing primarily at the No. 3 position in dual matches ... the duo went 13-11 in dula match play with a 5-6 ACC record ... defeated two ranked opponents in doubles with an 8-5 victory over No. 19 Jean Anderson and Daniel Whitehead of Texas and an 8-4 win against No. 49 Jaak Poldma and Peter Lucassen of Southern California ... teamed with Wietoska for wins to help Duke record the doubles point in the first and second rounds of the NCAA Team Tournament ... ranked as high as No. 44 in doubles during the middle of March ... did not play in the fall until the ITA Carolina Regionals, winning one singles match and two doubles contests with Torsten Wietoska ... ranked No. 45 with Wietoska in the ITA preseason doubles rankings.
2008-09 (Sophomore): Ended the year with a 17-13 singles record and 16-20 mark in doubles ... went 6-4 in ACC singles contests and was even with a 5-5 doubles ledger during league play ... ranked as high as No. 38 in doubles (1/6) with Kiril Dimitrov ... picked up his first collegiate win over a ranked opponent in singles, defeating No. 90 Carl Sundberg of Miami in three sets ... also had four ranked wins in doubles, including one over No. 6 Houston Barrick and Sanam Singh of Virginia ... had two match-clinching victories in April, sending Duke to wins over Georgia Tech (4-3) and Boston College (4-0) in the first round of the ACC Tournament ... played primarily at No. 5 in singles (7-3) and No. 1 in doubles (10-12) ... recorded a 5-5 singles record and 5-4 doubles mark in the fall ... posted three wins in the Wilson/ITA Mideast Regional, including two in qualifying rounds ... teamed with Dimitrov for three victories to advance to the doubles semifinals at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships.
2007-08 (Freshman): Completed his first season with a 10-9 singles record and 3-6 doubles ledger ... played in four ACC dual matches with a 3-1 record at the No. 6 position ... went 5-2 overall in the final singles spot ... lost his first career ACC match at Miami but came back to win three straight league matches during the final week of the season against North Carolina, Clemson and Georgia Tech ... posted a straight-set win over T.J. Bellama of No. 23 Arizona State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... started the spring with two victories in the Duke Invitational ... earned one dual match doubles victory with Jared Pinsky at Loyola Marymount ... also teamed with Pinsky for a doubles win in the Duke Invitational ... recorded a 3-3 singles record and was 1-3 in doubles during the fall ... won three straight singles contests with two victories coming at the Southern Intercollegiates and one at the Wilson/ITA Mideast Regional ... picked up a doubles win with Kiril Dimitrov at the UVA Fall Invitational.
Prep: Attended the Colegio Porto Seguro in Sao Paulo, Brazil ... was a two-time Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament Champion in 2004 and 2005 ... ranked as high as No. 1411 in the International Tennis Federation rankings on May 7, 2007 ... reached the semifinals of the futures Spain F17 in Gran Canaria, Spain in 2006, posting a 1-1 record in the tournament ... played singles matches at the futures Brazil F8 in Fortaleza, Brazil and Brazil F3 in Recife, Brazil in 2005 ... career 18-21 singles record and 16-17 doubles mark on the junior circuit of international competition ... career high combined ranking of 213 on January 2, 2006.
Personal: Born Alain A. Michel on January 10, 1988, in Sao Paulo, Brazil ... son of Claude and Maria Stela Michel.
Year Singles ACC Doubles ACC
2007-08 10-9 3-1 3-6 0-0
2008-09 17-13 6-4 16-20 5-5
2009-10 8-7 1-1 19-15 5-6
2010-11 0-1 0-0 3-1 0-0
Totals 35-30 10-6 41-42 10-11