||Oklahoma State University
||Secondary School N3
||Sunday, February 15, 1987
• ITA All-American
• ITA National Player to Watch
• ITA All-Star Team Member
• Big 12 Player of the Year
• Individual NCAA Tournament Invitee
• All-Big 12 Selection (Singles and Doubles)
• Big 12 Champion No. 1 Singles
• Big 12 Champion No. 1 Doubles
• Big 12 Freshman of the Year (2007)
• Big 12 Newcomer of the Year (2007)
Fall 2008: Entered the fall season as the ITA preseason No. 1 singles player ... Began his individual campaign with an impressive victory at the Baylor HEB Intercollegiate ... Was a finalist in the D’Nova Men’s All-American Championship ... Knocked off some of the top competition in the country including No. 3 Aman Brugues of Tulsa in the HEB Intercollegiate and USC’s No. 5 Robert Farah in the D’Nova Men’s All-American Championship ... he and teammate Nathan Byrnes entered the season as the 10th ranked tandem in the country ... the duo qualified for the ITA Indoor National Championship with a win at the 2008 Wison/ITA Central Region Championships ... Competed in the ITA Indoor National Championships at both singles and doubles.
Sophomore: Nedovyesov followed his impressive freshman season with an even more impressive sophomore campaign as the Alushta, Ukraine, native is ranked No. 3 in the country heading into the NCAA Tournament ... was voted Big 12 Player of the Year after capturing the conference title at both No. 1 singles and doubles ... at No. 1 singles, went 23-5 in regular season duals, including a 5-1 conference record ... earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships as the No. 3 seed ... he and teammate Nathan Byrnes earned an at-large bid to the singles and doubles championships by compiling an 11-4 Spring record, including a 6-0 mark during the Big 12 regular season ... the youngest player in the nation's top-five ... also named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team.
Freshman: Nedovyesov completed one of the best freshman seasons in the program's history, finishing 18-5 (all at No. 1 singles) and ranked No. 23 ... was voted as the Big 12's Freshman and Newcomer of the Year ... also was a unanimous All-Big 12 selection in singles and doubles ... was named Freshman of the Year and All-Big 12 (singles and doubles) by the Waco Tribune ... was also the Central Region's Rookie of the Year and Player to Watch ... Co-Big 12 Champion at No. 1 singles ... named Big 12 Player of the Week a league-best three times ... one of just seven freshmen to compete at the individual NCAA Tournament .. went 13-5 against ranked opponents ... all five of his losses came against ranked foes ... all but one loss came against opponents who had been ranked in the top-10 ... won 10-straight matches in the middle portion of the season ... teamed with Daniel Byrnes to go 15-7 at No. 1 doubles ... the pair spent most of the season in the national rankings ... all but one loss came against ranked teams ... defeated then ranked-No. 8 tandem of Ross Cunningham and Diego Camacho, 8-3.
Before OSU: Won the Under 14 and 16 Ukrainian Championships .... also won the men’s Ukrainian Championship in singles and doubles.
Personal: Son of Sergei Nedovyesov and Natalia Nedovyesova ... has two sisters, Polina (27) and Lena (23) ... majoring in economics ... likes computer games, the internet and soccer ... lists Gladiator as his favorite movie ... likes to listen to Linkin Park ... favorite athletes are Michael Jordan and Marat Safin ... goal is to win a Big 12 and NCAA title ... chose OSU because of Coach Wadley and Ukrainian friends on the team.
Coach Wadley on Oleksandr...
“He is the highest-ranked ATP player we have ever recruited. He is an unbelievable talent. He has solid strokes in every area. As the defending player of the year, it will be difficult for him this season. Everyone is going to be gunning and going after him. He knows that, and he needs to rise to the challenge. He has risen to the challenge before, and he will again.”