JUNIOR/PREP: Ranked as high as No. 31 in the ITF Junior World Rankings • Reached the singles quarterfinals of the ITF Futures in Turkey in 2015 • Competed in the main draws of all four Grand Slams during his junior career • Won the Mayors Cup (Grade A) in Osaka Japan • Claimed 30 Danish titles in singles, doubles, and team play
OFF COURT WITH SIMON
Why I chose Carolina: the great combination of athletics and academics.
The best part of being a Tar Heel tennis player is: being surrounded by good friends every day.
My favorite part of competing for Coach Paul is: how much he cares about you both on and off the court.
The aspect of my game I’ve worked on the most since last year is: mental toughness.
Favorite tennis memory: winning Osaka ITF grade A in doubles and competing in all four Junior Grand Slam tournaments.
Dream doubles partner: Conor McGregor
Favorite post-match meal: my mother’s homemade burgers.
My favorite sport, other than tennis, is: soccer, but my favorite sport to watch is UFC.
Outside of tennis, I like to spend time: with my friends.
Favorite movie: Gladiator.
Favorite class taken at UNC: Sociology 101 with Michael Dunn.
Dream job: professional tennis player.