UND Roster

2020-21 Men's Tennis Roster

Axel Nefve

Height 6'3''
Class Junior
  • 2018 ITA All-American Championships participant
  • 2019 All-ACC Second Team
  • Posted a 23-16 singles record, including 13-12 in the spring
  • Won the Dick Vitale Clay Court Invitational as he defeated teammate William Howells in the championship round (6-2, 6-4)
  • Started the season between No. 3-4 singles before moving up to the top court
  • At No. 1 singles, notched a record of 7-6 and had wins over four ranked opponents
  • Went undefeated at No. 2 singles with a 3-0 record
  • In doubles, tallied an 11-10 record overall and went 7-9 during the spring competition
  • Paired up late in the season, he and partner Richard Ciamarra lifted the team to wins over Clemson and Virginia Tech while also clinching the doubles point against Wake Forest in the ACC Quarterfinals with a 7-5 victory
  • Doubles runner-up with Emilio Nava at the US Open Juniors in September
  • Won the singles championship at the Dick Vitale Clay Court Invitational with a win over teammate William Howells in the finals
  • Advanced to the second round of the ITF Futures main draw, defeating No. 750 Stephen Gerritsen of the Netherlands
  • Five-star blue chip recruit according to the Tennis Recruiting Network
  • Currently ranked as the No. 16 recruit in the nation according to the Tennis Recruiting Network
  • Ranked as high as No. 60 in the world by the International Tennis Federation
  • Won the USTA National Clay Court Championships in Boys’ 18 Singles 
  • Competed in the main draw of a Grand Slam at the 2017 Junior U.S. Open
  • Doubles champion at prestigious German ITF events: Allianz Kundler German Juniors (G1) and An Der Valk Hotel Gladbeck Junior Cup (G2)
  • International Spring Championships singles semifinalist (2017) and doubles champion (2018)