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:
The battle of Drax vs. Axe goes to the kid from Kentucky! ??
— Kentucky Men's Tennis (@UKMensTennis) May 24, 2021
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.