South Carolina Gets Set to Open SEC Play at Georgia on Friday
South Carolina Faces Winthrop on Sunday at 1 p.m.
2011-12 (FRESHMAN): Played in three tournaments during the fall and began her career winning her first seven singles matches ... Won the flight seven singles at the Furman Fall Classic ... A semifinalist in the C flight at the Wildcat Invitational ... Played seven of her eight doubles matches with Adriana Pereira ... The duo had a 3-4 record together ... Played one doubles contest with Josefin Andersson ... Appeared in two dual matches during the spring against College of Charleston on Feb. 24 and Winthrop on Feb. 26 ... After losing to CofC, she defeated Monica Aguado from Winthrop in straight sets at No. 6 singles ... A member of the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... Transferred following the conclusion of the spring semester.
HIGH SCHOOL: A finalist for the Russian Junior National Team Championship in the girls under-14 with fellow Gamecock Katerina Popova ... Played several ETA tournaments in Europe (grades 1 and 2) ... Winner of one international tournament in Russia ... A quarterfinalist at the Eddie Herr International in Bradenton, Fla., and a semifinalist playing in the Prince Cup in the girls under-12 ... Won the 2008 Jack Bennett Memorial Super Series for the girls under-18 ... Practiced at the IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy from 2006 to 2008 ... Played in limited International Tennis Federation junior tournaments with a 5-7 career record in singles and 3-4 in doubles ... Had a career high combined ranking of No. 789 ... Defeated three players in the qualifying draw of the TED Istanbul in May 2007 to reach the main draw and then won her opening-round match before falling in the round of 32 in 2007 when she had just turned 14 ... Won consecutive three-set matches at the Costa Rica Bowl in March 2008 to make the quarterfinals ... A semifinalist in doubles at the Youth of the Capital in Kazakhstan in summer 2007 with partner Yuliana Vorobeva.