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Yana Koroleva
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Moscow, Russia
Major: Communications
Experience: 1 Letter

Career Highlights

  • Graduated May 2014 (Read Blog)
  • ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2013 and 2014)
  • All-ACC First Team (2013)
  • All-ACC Second Team (2014)
  • All-American in singles (2013)
  • Final Career Singles Record: 55-18 (38-10 in duals, 21-4 ACC, 28-16 vs. ranked)
  • Final Career Doubles Record: 40-23 (28-16 in duals, 14-9 ACC)
  • CLEMMYs Solid Orange Female (2014)
2013-14 (as a senior)
  • ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • Second-Team All-ACC
  • #34 final National Singles Ranking, #2 final Carolina Region Ranking
  • #15 final National Doubles ranking, with Beatrice Gumulya
  • 27-10 overall record in singles, including 19-6 record at No. 1
  • 21-13 overall record in doubles
  • 11-3 record in ACC singles matches
  • 9-9 against Nationally Ranked Players
  • NCAA Singles participant, losing in the Round of 32
  • Defeated No. 5 Beatrice Capra (Duke) during Clemson's upset of #1 Duke

Spring 2013 (as a sophomore)

  • ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • All-American in singles
  • First-Team All-ACC
  • ITA Carolina Region Player to Watch
  • #13 final National Singles Ranking, #2 final Carolina Region Ranking
  • #34 fina National Doubles ranking, with Beatrice Gumulya (10-1)
  • 28-8 overall record in singles, including 18-4 record at No. 1
  • 19-10 overall record in doubles
  • 10-1 record in ACC singles matches
  • 19-7 against Nationally Ranked Players
  • Advanced to NCAA Singles Quarterfinals, only the 4th player in school history to accomplish the feat
  • Defeated No. 6 Lauren Herring (UGA) and No. 5 Zsofi Susanyi (Cal) during NCAA Tournament

Fall 2012 (as a sophomore)

  • Enters the season ranked No. 7 among all newcomers according to the ITA
  • Will play at the top of the Clemson lineup after sitting a year dur to NCAA eligibility requirements
  • Reached quarterfinals of Hilton Head $10,000 as an amateur, and main draw of 25K in Raleigh
  • Defeated players who played at North Carolina, Michigan, as well as many others
  • Reached semifinals at ITA Carolina Regional Singles Championships
  • Earned three wins over top-50 players, including a 6-2, 6-3 win over No. 18 Brynn Boren of Tennessee
  • Compiled 5-3 singles and 4-2 doubles record

Spring 2012 (as a freshman)

  • Sat out from collegiate competition during NCAA season
  • Participated in several ITF events, and played unattached as well
  • Practiced with the team

Before Clemson

  • Earned a ranking as high as 385th in the world in 2010 by the WTA singles rankings
  • currently among the top 500 players in the world
  • shown the ability to win on many court surfaces, but has excelled in hard court
  • Reached the finals in several events, and has ITF tournament experience all over the world.
  • Will not be new to South Carolina, as she played in ITF events in Sumter and Hilton Head in 2009

 

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