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Elizabeth Plotkin
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
City/State: San Francisco, Calif.
High School: Laurel Springs
Liz Plotkin bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 01/10/2011

Fall 2010: Posted a 7-2 singles record and a 4-2 doubles record.

2009-2010: All-ACC selection … registered a 27-11 overall singles record … went 20-7 in dual matches and was 5-3 in ACC competition … played primarily in the No. 2 and No. 3 spots … posted a 9-7 record at second singles and was 7-0 at No. 3 … went 4-5 against nationally-ranked foes … registered a 2-2 record in NCAA Tournament action … defeated 46th-ranked opponent from UCLA to help Duke to NCAA quarterfinal … won first 11 matches of the spring season and 17 of the first 18 … named ACC Player of the Week after leading Duke to wins over No. 7 Michigan and Furman … played doubles primarily with Reka Zsilinszka … duo compiled a 21-7 overall record and an 18-6 mark in dual matches … split time between No. 2 and No. 3 singles, posting 8-3 and 8-1 records, respectively … ranked as high as 25th during the season and finished ranked 71st … went 2-1 in NCAA Tournament action. Fall 2009: posted a 7-4 record in singles in fall tournaments … defeated 42nd-ranked player in her first match … went 5-2 in doubles play in the fall … defeated 18th-ranked tandem at the ITA Carolina Region Championship … All-ACC Academic Team.


2008-09:
Missed season due to injury.

Spring 2008: Played in the first six matches before suffering a season-ending injury ... posted a 5-0 mark before getting hurt in the middle of a match against Northwestern.

Fall 2007: Compiled a fall singles mark of 12-2, a record that included win streaks of five and six matches ... went 4-2 versus ranked opponents ... opened the fall season with a 2-1 showing at the William & Mary Invitational ... entered the Riviera/All-American Championships in the prequalifying bracket and went on to post a mark of 4-1 as she reached the second round of the qualifying bracket ... ended the fall campaign with a 3-0 mark at ITA Southeast Regionals and a 3-0 mark at the Duke Invitational ... in doubles play, combined with Tory Zawacki to go 4-1, a mark which included a 3-1 showing at the William & Mary Invitational ... also paired with Ellah Nze to post a record of 2-1 at the Riveria/All-American Championships, as the duo defeated the No. 19 tandem in the nation in the first round of the qualifying bracket and went on to split against two other ranked teams ... teamed with Reka Zsilinszka to go 1-1 at ITA Southeast Regionals ... received a preseason singles ranking of No. 102 and, along with Nze, formed the 35th-ranked preseason tandem ... in the Southeast Region Dec. 7 listings, ranked ninth in singles and 10th in doubles with Nze.

2006-07: Went 16-13 in singles play for the season, a record which included marks of 11-9 in dual competition, 6-5 versus ACC opponents and 3-3 in the fall ... won four of six matches played in the month of March ... was very successful for Duke in the post-season, winning three of four matches with one win at the ACC Tournament and two wins in the NCAA Tournament ...received a regional singles ranking of No. 28 and at season’s end ... also paired with Bercek for a No. 34 national ranking to end the year ... in doubles action, paired with five teammates to go 17-15 overall for the year ... posted a 5-3 mark with Jessi Robinson, a 3-1 ledger with Kristin Cargill and a 1-4 record with Tory Zawacki ... combined with Daniela Bercek to go 8-5 overall (5-4 in the fall) in doubles play, a record that included a semifinal finish at the Riviera/All-American Championships, as the two upset the nation’s top-ranked tandem in the quarterfinals to reach semifinal action, 9-8 (11), before falling to the nation’s fourth-ranked duo, 9-8 (2) ... the pair received Duke’s only bid to ITA National Indoors ... the duo also went 3-0 at the spring-opening Michigan Invitational ... received a preseason national ranking of No. 25 with Bercek.

Prep: Won the USTA Supernational in 2002 ... was a doubles finalist in the USTA Supernational in 2003 ... reached the semifinals of the 2003 Chanda Rubin ITF Junior Classic in both singles and doubles ... ranked No. 4 by the ITF among 16-year-olds in the United States ... won the doubles bracket of the 2004 North/Central American and Caribbean Closed ITF Tournament ... earned singles and doubles titles at the 2004 Chanda Rubin ITF Junior Classic ... reached No. 31 in the ITF 18-year-old rankings in 2005 ... advanced to the quarterfinals of the junior singles bracket at the 2005 US Open ... reached the quarterfinals in the junior doubles bracket at Wimbledon in 2005 ... won the 2005 Orange Bowl doubles bracket ... took third place at he National Hard Court Tournament in doubles ... was ranked as the No. 1 doubles team in the United States.

Personal: Born Elizabeth Plotkin on May 26, 1988 ... daughter and only child of Lawrence Plotkin and Sofia Vilsker.

CAREER STATISTICS


Liz Plotkin

 

Singles

 

Doubles

 

Year

Dual

Conference

Overall

Dual

Conference

Overall

2006-07

11-9

6-5

16-13

9-9

6-5

17-15

2007-08

5-1

0-0

20-3

2-3

0-0

12-7

2008-09

Did not compete

2009-10

20-7

5-3

27-11

19-6

7-1

24-8

Career

36-17

11-8

63-27

29-18

13-6

53-30


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