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Members of the Vanderbilt women’s tennis team have been hard at work over their Thanksgiving break, competing in the Nashville Shores 25K.
Astra Sharma made Vanderbilt women’s tennis history on Friday advancing to the semifinal round of the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships
For a behind the scenes look at the ‘Dores trip in the Big Apple, follow @VandyWTennis on Twitter.
Taking place at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, the three-day tournament features a 32-player singles draw and a 20-team doubles draw for men and women.
Sharma will represent VU in the NIIC singles draw as she cemented her place after a fantastic run in the ITA All-Americans.
May 13, 2014
March 28, 2014
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February 28, 2014
The Vanderbilt women's tennis team competed against Georgia, Old Dominion, and UVA in the Puerto Rico College Challenge (10/28-30).
Vanderbilt defeated Rice 4-0 to clinch a spot in Tulsa, Okla. in the NCAA Sweet 16. (5/14/16). Photos by Joe Howell.
WT vs. Alabama (Senior Day) Photos by Daniel Dubois (4/15/16)
Vanderbilt swept Tennessee, 7-0. Photos by Joe Howell, (3/24/16)
Vanderbilt defeated Texas A&M during the first-ever broadcasted WT match on SECN+; 6-1. Photos by Joe Howell (3/17/16)
Singles Record: 74-43
Highest singles ranking: No. 7 (4/7/15)
Highest doubles ranking: No. 4 W/ Courtney Colton (9/15/15)
• 2016 All-American (Singles)
• 2016 First Team All-SEC
• 2016 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2015 All-American (Singles)
• 2015 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2015 First Team All-SEC
• USTA/ITA Regional Singles Champion
• SEC Player of the Week (4/8)
• 2014 SEC Co-Freshman of the Year
• SEC All-Freshman team
2015-16 (Junior): Ranked in the Oracle/ITA top-25 all season… Named an ITA All-American… First Team All-SEC… Earned a career-high doubles ranking, at No. 4 in the nation… Seven ranked wins this spring, all in the ITA top-65… Boasted a 24-18 overall singles record... Four ranked SEC victories; then-No. 42 Hammond (UT), 6-4, 6-4; No. 37 Hartono (OM), 6-4, 7-5; No. 60 Santos (MIZZ), 6-0, 7-6(2) and No. 28 Routliffe, 6-4, 6-1… Clinched two matches for the Dores, against Baylor and Missouri… Went undefeated in brief stint at No. 2 singles, 3-0 (2-0)… Selected to compete in NCAA Doubles Tournament… Quarterfinalist, 2015 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships… Finalist, 2015 USTA/ITA Division I Women’s Ohio Valley Regional Championship… Round of 16, Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships… Doubles Semifinalist, 2015 USTA/ITA Division I Women’s Ohio Valley Regional Championship… Doubles Semifinalist, 2015 Oracle/ITA Masters.
2014-15 (Sophomore): Named an ITA All-American... Set the Vanderbilt singles season singles win record with 34 wins in 2015… Voted First Team All-SEC… Earned SEC Player of the Week Honors (4/8/15)… Defeated UF’s then- No. 5 Brooke Austin at home 6-3, 6-2… With victory over Austin, earned highest ITA ranking at No. 7… Went 15-11 against ranked opponents at No. 1… Advanced to the second round of NCAA singles tournament… USTA/ITA Regional singles championship… Advanced to main draw of Riviera/ITA All-American Singles Championships… Clinched Commodore victories over Harvard and Murray State
2013-14 (Freshman): Received SEC Co-Freshman of the Year honors ... Named to SEC All-Freshman team... Finished at No. 70 in the ITA rankings ... Recorded an impressive 16-9 mark, including a 7-3 clip in SEC matches ... Six wins over ranked SEC opponents ... clinched a 4-2 win over No. 3 Georgia by defeating No. 21 and SEC first-teamer Maho Kowase ... Posted 14 doubles wins last season ... Injury forced her to miss matches through season.
High School: Attended Christ Presbyterian Academy ... The team won the Tennessee state championship in 2010 and 2011 ... Was a singles state champion in 2010 and 2011 ... Tennessean Player of the Year in both 2010 and 2011 ... Was a National Honor Society student during her sophomore, junior and senior seasons.
Personal: Sydney Campbell ... Born February 7, 1995 ... Daughter of Kimmy and Curt ... Sister of Britton ... Majoring in medicine, health and society ... Started playing tennis at the age of five ... Lists Rafael Nadal as her favorite tennis player and Lebron James as here favorite non-tennis athlete ... Considers her best non-athletic ability singing