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Abbi Melrose
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Abbi Melrose 1373077
Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Brighton, England
High School: Dorothy Stringer High School

SENIOR (2014-15)

Finished dual play with a 9-8 singles record, including 5-2 at the No. 4 position ... Went undefeated in doubles play, finishing with a 6-0 record at the No. 3 position including 4-0 with partner Christiana Brigante and 2-0 with partner Zita Engbroks ... Contributed to a first round upset of Ohio State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament with a win at the No. 3 position ... Earned an 11-5 record in fall tournament play ... Reached quarterfinals of ITA Central Regional in Stillwater, Okla. (10/19) ... Reached championship of her doubles draw at the Wildcat Invite in Chicago, Ill., with partner Emma Devine (9/28) ... Won her draw championship at the OU Fall Invite (9/21) ... Named to the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Team ... Named ITA Central Region Senior Player of the Year.

JUNIOR (2013-2014)

Went 8-4 at the No. 6 singles position…Finished second in the Big 12 at the No. 6 position with a 5-2 conference record…Named to the 2014 Academic All-Big 12 first team for the second straight year…Clinched the victory over No. 21 Oklahoma State with a 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 win over Carla Tur Mari at the No. 5 spot.

SOPHOMORE (2012-2013)

Went 9-10 in singles and 5-7 in doubles... Clinched victory over No. 37 Arkansas with a 6-4, 6-4 win against Flavia Araujo at the No. 3 spot...Clinched victory over Iowa State with a win against Ana Gasparovic at the No. 4 position... Named to the 2013 Academic All-Big 12 team.

FRESHMAN (2011-2012)

Went 11-12 in singles and 12-7 in doubles during her first collegiate semester...Clinched the doubles point against the Trojans with an 8-1 win over UALR's Viktoriya Plyuta and Yana Kakovkina at the No. 3 spot to start the season...had doubles victories over Arkansas and Texas, and crucial singles wins against Utah and Oklahoma State.


Played in four International Tennis Federations semifinals, three quarterfinals and one doubles final in her career ... ranked No. 1 in Britain in the 18 and under division from February 2010-April 2011... RankedNo. 1 in the 16 and under division from August 2009-January 2010 ... Won the 18 and Under Masters in February of 2010 at the age of 16 ...Her highest ITF ranking was No. 311.

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