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Liam Draxl rallies to advance to NCAA Tournament Round of 16

Kentucky’s Liam Draxl (Photo via SEC)

Kentucky’s Liam Draxl (Photo via SEC)

For the second match in a row, Liam Draxl lost the opening set, but rallied to advance in the NCAA Tennis Championship. Kentucky’s star player and tournament No. 1 overall seed just defeated No. 36 Axel Nefve of Notre Dame 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the second round at the USTA National Campus in Orlando to move on to the Round of 16. Here’s match point:

Draxl will play the winner of Adam Walton (Tennessee) and Zeke Clarke (Illinois) tomorrow. You’ll be able to watch the match on TennisOne.com.

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4 Comments for Liam Draxl rallies to advance to NCAA Tournament Round of 16



  1. IndianaSucks
    1:11 pm May 24, 2021 Permalink

    Notre Dame just hasn’t had much luck vs UK the past few days



    • SuperTroy18
      1:12 pm May 24, 2021 Permalink

      Ha!



  2. SuperTroy18
    1:13 pm May 24, 2021 Permalink

    Here’s hoping for a Draxl v. Diallo “All-UK” Final!!!



  3. runningunnin.454
    4:20 pm May 24, 2021 Permalink

    Tennis school?