Ximena Siles Luna
Ximena  Siles Luna

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lima, Peru

High School:
San Ignacio de Loyola

Height:
5-5

Experience:
3L

Major:
Public Health

Minor:
Business Administration



2014-15 (JUNIOR)
Athletics
  • Had the top dual match singles winning percentage on the team for the spring after going 12-3 (80.0)
  • Used mainly at Nos. 5 and 6 singles and finished the season holding down the five spot
  • Closed out the year as a regular at No. 3 doubles playing mostly with Elixane Lechemia
  • Also appeared in contests with Megen Cochran and Caroline Dailey at three doubles
  • Opened the dual match season by winning 10 singles matches in a row
  • Provided the clinching point in the NCAA first round versus Princeton with the team score tied 3-all with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Dorothy Tang at the No. 5 slot
  • Won critical matches against Mississippi State and Tennessee during the regular season that ended in 4-3 Gamecock victories
  • Reached the doubles quarterfinals at the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships playing alongside Natalie Looney
  • Defeated Christina Makarova of Duke at the Kitty Harrison Invitational, ranked as the No. 3 freshman in the nation entering the fall
Academics/Other
  • An ITA Scholar Athlete honoree for achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • A member of the SEC Academic Honor roll for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Dean’s List member for fall 2014 for achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • AD’s Honor Roll member for fall 2014 and spring 2015 for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA


2013-14 (SOPHOMORE)
Athletics
  • One of the Gamecocks' most improved players from the previous season
  • Was South Carolina's regular starter at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles down the final stretch of the season
  • Played doubles with six different partners
  • The majority of her dual match doubles appearances came with Caroline Dailey on court three
  • Helped the Gamecocks pick up their first road win against a top-25 team since 2010 when she defeated Iris Verboven from then-No. 24 Ole Miss on April 4
  • Gave the Gamecocks their third point against Ohio State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to help South Carolina advance to the second round
  • Closed out the season winning four of five matches in singles
  • Earned her first career victory against a ranked doubles team playing alongside Dailey with an 8-5 triumph over then-No. 58 Altick/Casares of Vanderbilt on April 13 to clinch the doubles point
  • Reached the singles round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships
  • Defeated the first ranked player in her career with a 6-4, 0-6, 6-2 win over then-No. 45 Joelle Kissell of North Carolina State in the round of 32 at the regionals
  • Won her flight at the Tribe Invitational to start the fall
Academics/Other
  • A member of the SEC Academic Honor roll for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Dean’s List member for fall 2013 and spring 2014 for achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • AD’s Honor Roll member for fall 2013 and spring 2014 for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA


2012-13 (FRESHMAN)
Athletics
  • The only true freshman to appear in the Gamecocks' lineup
  • Tied for the overall team lead in singles victories with Katerina Popova after posting a 20-12 record
  • Led the squad in victories after the fall campaign thanks to a 12-2 start
  • Played her doubles matches during the spring primarily with Elixane Lechemia
  • Began her career winning all four matches at the UVa Fall Classic in mid-September
  • Recorded a 5-1 singles record playing at the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships
  • Won her respective singles draw at the UNM Fall Invitational
  • Provided the clinching point in South Carolina's narrow 4-2 road victory against VCU
  • Provided another clinching point for Carolina at Missouri as the last match on court with the team score tied 3-all
  • Gave a dominating performance versus Ole Miss in South Carolina's final home match of the season, beating Marija Milutinovic 6-3, 6-2 to help secure a 4-0 Gamecock victory that essentially guaranteed the school a 19th consecutive NCAA appearance
  • Ended the season strong with postseason victories against Ole Miss in the SEC Tournament and Purdue in the first round of NCAA play
Academics/Other
  • A member of the SEC First-Year Academic Honor roll for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • President’s List member for fall 2012 for achieving a perfect 4.0 GPA
  • Dean’s List member for spring 2013 for achieving a minimum 3.25 GPA
  • AD’s Honor Roll member for fall 2012 and spring 2013 for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA


HIGH SCHOOL
  • Ranked as high as No. 167 on the International Tennis Federation Junior Circuit
  • Had a 62-35 singles record and went 53-29 in doubles on the ITF Junior Circuit prior to joining South Carolina
  • Won her first ITF doubles title in El Salvador at the Copa Cristal in 2009 partnered with Carla Forte of Brazil
  • Siles Luna also claimed her first ITF singles championship in Guatemala by defeating her partner Forte in the finals
  • Won her second singles title at the Copa Ciudad De Bogota in Colombia in August 2009 after reaching the main draw through qualification rounds
  • Snagged her second doubles title to cap off her 2009 season at the Peru Junior Open playing with Camila Acuna
  • Opened the 2010 season by winning another doubles championship at the Inka Bowl in Peru playing alongside Patricia Ku Flores
  • Won a doubles title with Domenica Gonzalez at the 2010 Copa Club Farallones
  • Reached the finals of the Peru Junior Open in 2010 and won the doubles title with Ku Flores
  • Advanced to the semifinals in singles at the 2011 Londrina Juniors Cup in Brazil while also making the finals in doubles
  • A singles semifinalist and doubles finalist at the 2011 Peru Junior Open as well
  • Won two matches in qualifying at the 2011 Orange Bowl International Tennis Championship in Florida

CAREER SINGLES STATISTICS
Year Overall Tourn. Dual (SEC) #1 (SEC) #2 (SEC) #3 (SEC) #4 (SEC) #5 (SEC) #6 (SEC)
2012-13 20-12 12-2 8-10 (3-7) 0-1 (0-1) 2-2 (0-0) 5-6 (2-5) 1-1 (1-1)
2013-14 18-8 7-2 11-6 (4-3) 2-1 (0-0) 5-2 (1-1) 4-3 (3-2)
2014-15 19-8 7-5 12-3 (5-1) 1-0 (0-0) 5-3 (2-1) 6-0 (3-0)
Total 57-28 26-9 31-19 (12-11) 0-1 (0-1) 5-3 (0-0) 15-11 (5-7) 11-4 (7-3)

CAREER DOUBLES STATISTICS
Year Overall Tourn. Dual (SEC) #1 (SEC) #2 (SEC) #3 (SEC)
2012-13 13-11 5-3 8-8 (5-4) 8-8 (5-4)
2013-14 10-7 5-3 5-4 (1-0) 1-0 (0-0) 4-4 (1-0)
2014-15 15-6 7-2 8-4 (4-1) 8-4 (4-1)
Total 38-24 17-8 21-16 (10-5) 1-0 (0-0) 20-16 (10-5)