Mikheil Khmiadashvilli
Mikheil Khmiadashvilli
Height: 6-0
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Tbilisi, Georgia
High School: Saint Dimitry Kipiani School
Major: Undeclared

2014 Action Pictures

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013-2014: SINGLES: Record is 5-2 and is currently riding a five match winning streak ... prevailed in three sets over Gonzaga ... battled back to win 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 over No. 69 New Mexico ... 6-4, 6-3 victories over both No. 57 San Diego State and Fresno State ... defeated his Sonoma State opponent 6-1, 6-3 ... lost a nail-bitter 6-5, 5-6, 10-8 in his NCAA debut against UC Davis at No. 4 ... fell at No. 4 USC in the third singles position ... DOUBLES: Record is 3-3 with Jesse Ross … grinded out an 8-6 victory over No. 57 San Diego State ... earned a 6-3 win over UC Santa Cruz  ... came together for a 6-4 win in their NCAA debuts against UC Davis.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Saint Dimitry Kipiani School … competed for the Georgian Davis Cup team in Bulgaria in 2012 … reached an ITF ranking of 224 … highest ATP singles ranking is 1855 … highest ATP doubles ranking is 1189 … highest U-16 ranking in Europe is No. 6 … currently ranked fourth in singles in Georgia, and second in doubles, according to the ATP rankings.

PERSONAL: Enjoys outdoor activities, listening to music, reading books and learning about history … son of Davit and Natalia Khmiadashvilli … brother, Giorgi, played tennis collegiately at Longwood University.

Why Mikheil chose Santa Clara?

“I chose Santa Clara University because of its strong academics, perfect location and solid tennis team. SCU has a very unique location. It is located in one of the wealthiest and most prestigious areas in the country. It also is very strong in academics and particularly business faculty. The tennis team is very solid at Santa Clara, with their highest ranking of 29 in the nation."