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Tara

Iyer

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Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
City/State: Chevy Chase, Md.
High School: Chevy Chase HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

2008-2009: Missed the spring season due to injury ... Played in one match, going 0-1 in singles and 1-0 in doubles ... Played in nine matches in the fall, going 6-3 ... Went 5-3 against nationally-ranked opponents ... Defeated eighth-ranked Lenka Broosova at the ITA All-American Championship.

 

Spring 2008: Was Duke’s No. 1 singles player for much of the season ... posted a 9-11 mark at the top spot and a 3-0 record at No. 2 for an overall dual match record of 11-12 ... went 5-6 in regular season ACC play and finished 6-8 overall against ACC foes ... defeated 12th-ranked Megan Moulton-Levy of William & Mary in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... finished the season ranked 82nd nationally and 22nd regionally by the ITA ... played just six doubles matches ... compiled a 3-0 mark with Jessi Robinson in the No. 2 and No. 3 slots ... ended the year with an overall record of 4-2 in doubles play ... garnered ACC All-Academic team recognition and was named to the ITA Scholar-Athlete team.

2006-07: Did not compete.

2005-06: Posted a dual match singles record of 14-9 and went 23-15 overall for the season ... went 7-4 versus ACC opponents, including a six-match win streak in the month of April ... played mostly at the No. 3 and 4 spots for the Blue Devils ... faced five ranked opponents on the year, winning two of those match-ups ... won two of three matches in NCAA Tournament competition ... was 8-5 in singles for the fall, a mark which included a semifinal appearance at the Freeman Invitational ... combined with numerous teammates to go 14-9 for the year in doubles competition ... went 5-4 in ACC competition with an 8-4 mark with Jessi Robinson and a 1-1 ledger with Parker Goyer ... teamed with Clelia Deltour to go 3-1 for the fall, with all matches coming in ITA Regional competition ... posted a win with Tory Zawacki at the Kitty Harrison Invitational ... also picked up a win at the Freeman Invitational with Melissa Mang as her teammate ... ended the season with a national singles ranking of No. 83 (tie).

Prep: Represented India in the Junior Fed Cup for two years and qualified for the final playoffs in Europe both years ... was ranked No. 45 in ITF Juniors ... had a No. 1 ranking in 18s in India ... reached the finals of two ITF Juniors Grade 1 tournaments and the quarterfinals of Grade A in both singles and doubles ... participated in three Junior Grand Slams: US Open, French Open and Wimbledon ... reached the quarterfinals of ITF Women's $10,000 tournament in 2003 and $25,000 tournament in 2004.

Personal: Born July 8, 1988 in Hyderabad, India ... daughter of Parameswaran and Indira Iyer ... has one brother, Venkat ... father was a national tennis player in India and Venkat one of the top junior tennis players in his age group.

CAREER STATISTICS

                 

 

Singles

Doubles

Year  Dual  Conference Overall  Dual  Conference Overall
2005-06 14-9 7-4 23-15 9-5 5-4 14-9
2006-07

Did not compete

2007-08 11-12 5-6 11-12 4-2 2-1 4-2
2008-09  0-1 0-0 6-4 1-0 0-0 4-2
Career 25-22 12-10 40-31 14-7 7-5 22-13

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