Henrique Cunha has been named the Ronald McDonald House Charities Student Athlete of the Week after going undefeated in leading Duke to the championship match of the ACC Tournament.DURHAM, N.C. - Freshman men's tennis player
Cunha was 3-0 in singles and 2-0 in doubles during the ACC Tournament. He defeated three opponents ranked in the top 30, including No. 9 Michael Shabaz of Virginia. He also had two ranked doubles wins with a victory over the 19th-ranked duo from Wake Forest. The Blue Devils lost 4-2 in the championship match to the top-ranked team in the nation, Virginia.
This season Cunha has posted a 33-5 record in singles with wins in his last 18 matches. He has not lost a singles match since Jan. 31. He has teamed with Reid Carleton to go 37-5 in doubles and earn the No. 1 national ranking. The 37 wins are a school record. He was named ACC Player and Freshman of the Year last week and was one of two All-ACC selections for the Blue Devils.