Alexander Solonin
Alexander  Solonin


Tarzana, Calif.

High School:
Thousand Oaks HS




SMU Defeats Pepperdine, 4-0

Next up, the Waves travel to Stillwater, Okla. to face Memphis and Oklahoma State this weekend.


Waves Host SMU on Tuesday at 5 p.m.

The men's tennis team hosts SMU on Tuesday before facing Memphis and Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla. this weekend.


Solonin, Tanaka-Tamaki End Run in Quarterfinals

Pepperdine hosts SMU on Tuesday at the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center.


Waves Through Three Rounds at Pacific Coast Doubles Championship

Alexander Solonin and Kento Tanaka-Tamaki reach the round of 16 in La Jolla.


Waves Spend Spring Break in San Diego Area

Pepperdine faces William & Mary, before honing the doubles skills at the 126th annual Pacific Coast Doubles Championship.

PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Went 1-5 in singles as a sophomore and 4-6 in doubles … Posted a 4-1 record in doubles alongside Kento Tanaka-Tamaki … Advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Pacific Coast Doubles Championship with Tanaka-Tamaki ... Defeated William & Mary’s No. 1 doubles pair of Aaron Chaffee and Will Juggins, 6-2, 7-6 (4) in the round of 16 at the Pacific Coast Doubles Championship.

PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Went 5-6 as a freshman in singles, including a 2-2 tally in dual play … Produced a 2-3 doubles record including 1-0 mark in dual action … Made five appearances at No. 6 in the singles lineup and two appearances at No. 3 in the doubles lineup … Reached the second round of the Pacific Coast Doubles Championship alongside RJ Evangelista … 2-0 in singles vs. WCC opponents … Defeated Aidan Carrazedo 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (2) to clinch the 4-3 dual at BYU (3/29) … Opened the dual vs. BYU with an 8-3 doubles win with Evangelista … Also defeated Pablo Mosquera Perez of Gonzaga 6-0, 6-4 (4/4)

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Thousand Oaks High School in 2013 … Also attended City of Angels High School and Laurel Springs High School … Four-star recruit according to … Part of recruiting class ranked #2 in’s list of Top Mid-Major Men’s Classes … Played one season of varsity tennis at Thousand Oaks High School … 2013 All-Marmonte League singles first team … Thousand Oaks High School Scholar-Athlete … Also trained at the Weil Tennis Academy … Won the 14s division at the 2009 California Bowl.

PERSONAL: Born in Kiev, Ukraine … Son of Eugene and Anna Solonin … Mother played college tennis in Ukraine and father was a professional swimmer … Plans to major in business … Chose Pepperdine “because it has one of the best tennis programs in the country and has a great academic reputation.”

FAVORITES: Favorite pro athletes are Kobe Bryant and Roger Federer … Favorite pro team is the Los Angeles Lakers … Favorite musical artists are Tupac and the Red Hot Chili Peppers … Favorite book is Open by Andre Agassi … Favorite food is sushi … Favorite sport other than tennis is basketball.

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