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Kelly

Chen

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Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cerritos, Calif.
High School: Laurel Springs

Bio

2017-18: Named an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-America selection … Became the 12th Blue Devil to be named ACC Freshman of the Year following a perfect 14-0 showing in ACC competition and a 40-8 overall ledger … Collected ITA Carolina Region Freshman of the Year honor … Selected Second Team All-ACC as a rookie … Became the first Blue Devil to reach the round of 16 in the NCAA Singles Tournament since 2014 … Capped her first year at Duke ranked No. 28 by the ITA in singles play and reached the highest ranking of No. 22 … Defeated three conference wins over nationally ranked opponents … Bested Georgia Tech’s No. 64 Kenya Jones (6-3, 6-4), North Carolina’s No. 82 Jessie Aney (6-0, 6-3) and No. 2 Makenna Jones of North Carolina (6-3, 6-4) … Amassed 10 singles victories over ranked foes through the fall and spring … Teamed up with Sam Harris to form a successful doubles partnership to win 11 matches during the spring slate … Held the top spot in the country four weeks in a row … Reached the quarterfinals of the Riviera ITA All-American Championships with two upsets, besting Oklahoma State’s No. 15 duo of Vladica Babic/Sofia Blanco and South Carolina’s No. 7 tandem of Hadley Berg/Paige Cline … The duo advanced to the ITA Fall National Championship main draw semifinal by defeating Georgia’s 34th-ranked opponent of Elena Christofi/Morgan Coppoc.

Prior to Duke: Reached the finals of the 2017 Girls 18s Hard Courts…Played in the 2017 US Open Singles Qualifying and the US Open Juniors Singles…Reached the singles finals of Pan American ITF in 2015…Played at the 2015 US Open Juniors Singles…Reach the singles quarterfinals of the 2015 International Spring Championships and the 2015 International Hard Courts ITF…Played in the 2014 US Open Juniors singles and doubles…Won the 2014 Girls 18s Singles Winter Nationals…Reached the semifinals in doubles of the 2014 Eddie Herr ITF and the doubles quarterfinals of the 2014 Pan American ITF…Went all the way through qualifying to win the 2014 singles 10K ITF Challenger in Austin, TX…Finished in sixth place in singles at the 2014 Girls 18s Clay Court Championships…Won the 2014 US Open Southern California Prequalifying and reached the quarterfinals of the US Open Wildcard event…Reached the semifinals in both singles and doubles of the 2014 International Spring Championships…Played into the semifinals of the 2014 Indian Wells Prequalifying…Reached the singles quarterfinals of the 2014 G1 ITF Coffee Bowl in Costa Rica…Won the 2013 G4 ITF Singles Tournament…Placed third in the 2013 Girls 18s Winter Nationals…Won the 2013 ITF G5 Singles and Doubles in Edmonton, Canada…Reached the finals in both singles and doubles of the 2013 G4 ITF tournament…Finished in second place in Girls 14s doubles at Easter Bowl in 2013…Won the 2012 Girls 14s singles and was the third place finisher at Winter Nationals.

Personal: Born Kelly Sue Chen on May 9, 1999…Daughter of Marden and Elaine Chen…Has two older sisters, Tiffany and Beverly.

Singles Doubles
Year Dual Conference Overall Dual Conference Overall
2017-18 25-1 14-0 40-8 15-7 8-1 26-11
Career 25-1 14-0 40-8 15-7 8-1 26-11
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