||Sport Gymnasium Dresden
General: Transfer from UCLA who enrolled at Carolina in January 2013.
High School & Junior Tennis: Attended Sport Gymnasium Dresden from 2003-11 ... played club tennis for TC Dresden Blasewitz ... helped his club team to regional championships in every age group (12-18) ... also helped the team to a second-place finish in the third-highest German tennis league ... listed in the top 370 of the ITF World Junior Rankings ... selected for German National Training Camp in 2009 and 2010.
Personal: Full name is Maik Uwe Ulrich ... born on June 10, 1992 in Bad Soden, Germany ... parents are Uwe and Uatria Ulrich ... admires Pete Sampras ...enjoys going to the movies, playing video games and playing soccer in his spare time.
Off Court with Maik
The best thing about being a Tar Heel tennis player is: Working with a group of motivated players.
My favorite thing about playing for Coach Paul is: that he takes care of everybody on the team.
Since last year, the aspect of my game I've worked on the most is: transition between approach shot and volley.
My best friends on my college tennis team are: I like all of the guys so far.
My greatest strengths as a tennis player are: My forehand and my service.
Favorite song on my iPod: Come As You Are by Nirvana.
My best sport or athletic skills other than tennis are: soccer and swimming.
My favorite music act is: Hardwell.
Dream Vacation Spot: Maldives.
Favorite post-match meal: Steak with French Fries.
Beverage that quenches my thirst: Chocolate Milk.
Favorite Chapel Hill place to eat: Chipotle.
Dream Job: Manager of a big sports company.
Favorite Class at UNC: Economics.
Celebrity I'd most like to hang out with: Bastian Schweinsteiger of Bayern Munich.
Most cherished possession as a kid: My Lego Ferrari.