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Jessi Robinson
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
City/State: Rehoboth Beach, Del.
High School: Worcester Prep
Jessica Robinson bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 10/29/2009

2008-09: Posted a career-best 23-18 overall record ... Lined up at No. 6 singles for the Blue Devils and posted an 18-12 overall record in dual matches ... Registered a 9-2 mark against conference opponents ... Rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the second set to win 6-2, 6-4 in the national championship match against California ... Her win against the Bears gave Duke a 3-0 lead in the overall match ... Helped Duke defeat North Carolina in the regular season after battling back from one set down ... Competed at No. 2 doubles with Mallory Cecil ... Finished with a 22-8 overall record in doubles action and a 9-2 mark against ACC foes ... Earned crucial victories in the NCAA Tournament semifinals and championship matches to help push Duke to the national title ... Climbed to No. 53 in the national rankings and finished the year at No. 47 ... Went unbeaten in the ACC Tournament and won 11 of their 13 final matches of the season ... Played 11 matches in the fall, going 5-6 overall in singles ... Posted a 5-4 record in doubles matches in the fall ... Completes her career with a 74-54 record in singles and a 95-48 doubles mark.

 

 

2007- 2008: Played the majority of her singles matches in the No. 6 spot ... posted a 7-5 record at No. 6 and an 8-5 overall mark in dual matches ... finished the ACC regular season at 5-2 and was 6-3 against ACC opponents overall ... defeated 29th-ranked Maya Johansson of Georgia Tech on March 22 ... had an eight-match win streak from Jan. 11-March 22 ... played the majority of her doubles matches with Tory Zawacki ... duo finished 8-5 in dual matches overall and a 5-4 record in the No. 2 spot ... went 5-5 against ACC foes ... defeated 50th-ranked pair from Georgia Tech on March 22 ... played with Tara Iyer at second doubles in all three NCAA Tournament matches ... compiled a fall singles record of 5-6 ... went 2-1 in the main draw of the ITA Southeast Regional Championships ... won her last match of the fall season in two sets at the Duke Invitational ... went 6-3 overall in doubles play for the fall, combining with Amanda Granson (3-2), Elizabeth Plotkin (1-0), Ellah Nze (1-1) and Tory Zawacki (1-0) ... along with Granson, won the Flight A consolation bracket as the duo went 3-1 at the William & Mary Invitational ... notched a win and a loss with Nze at Southeast Regionals ... was unbeaten in doubles (2-0) at the fall-ending Duke Invitational.

2006-07: Went 9-8 in singles action, including marks of 6-4 in dual matches, 4-3 versus ACC opponents and 2-3 in fall competition ... ended the year with five wins in eight matches ... paired with six teammates to post an overall doubles ledger of 20-14 ... combined with Melissa Mang to go 6-6, a record that included a quarterfinal appearance at ITA Regionals ... the two ranked 46th in the preseason ITA doubles rankings ... also was successful when pairing with Amanda Granson, as the duo went 7-4 in the spring, including a record of 6-3 versus conference foes ... teamed up with Elizabeth Plotkin to go 5-3 in dual matches.

2005-06: Collected a 16-17 overall singles record and an 8-9 mark in conference play ... played at the No. 5 (3-4) and No. 6 (5-5) singles positions ... led the Blue Devils in doubles victories with 27 ... notched a 27-12 doubles record, including a 17-6 mark when paired with Daniela Bercek ... won the ITA Southeast Regional doubles title with Bercek ... reeled off a nine-match winning streak with Bercek that spanned the fall and spring seasons ... reached the No. 6 spot in the doubles rankings with Bercek and finished the year at No. 32 ... compiled a 14-8 doubles record in dual matches and a 9-3 mark in the fall ... won seven of 11 matched from the No. 1 doubles spot with Bercek and six of 10 matches from the No. 3 spot while paired with Tara Iyer ... ranked No. 46 paired with Melissa Mang in the 2006-07 preseason poll.

Prep: 2004 Daily Times and ESIAC Player of the Year ... played in U.S. World Junior Championships in Prostejov, Czech Republic, in 2001 ... member of the adidas Junior Team ... advanced to Round of 16 at USTA National Open in 2005 ... singles champion at Interscholastic-East in 2003 and Gator Bowl in 2002 ... won doubles titles at USTA International Grass Courts in 2003, ISTA International Hard Courts in 2002, Southern Open in 1999 and USTA National Indoors in 1999  ... two-time doubles quarterfinalist at USTA International Hard Court ... singles finalist twice in 2003 at USTA International Hard Courts and St. Louis Gateway ... doubles semifinalist at Super National Hard Courts in 2003 ... placed third in doubles at the Super National Clay Courts in 2003 ... singles semifinalist at USTA International Grass Courts in 2003 and Peach State in 1999 ... singles quarterfinalist at USTA National Indoors in 1999 ... doubles finalist at National Open in  2000 ... undefeated through high school career at Worcester Prep in Berlin, Md.

Personal: Born February 21, 1987 ... daughter of David and Roberta Robinson ... father, David, played for the Duke men’s tennis team from 1975-1979 ... David and Roberta both graduated from Duke in the class of 1979 ... has one sister, Julia ... started playing tennis at age seven.

CAREER STATISTICS

 

Singles

Doubles

Year  Dual  Conference Overall  Dual  Conference Overall
2005-06 5-6 4-4 16-17 14-8 2-1 27-12
2006-07 6-4 4-3 9-8 14-9 9-4 20-14
2007-08 8-5 5-2 16-11 12-7 7-3 21-11
2008-09 18-12 9-2 23-18 22-8 9-2 27-13
Career 40-30 22-11 64-54 62-32 27-10 97-50

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