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Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
City/State: Fairfield, Conn.
High School: Laurel Springs School


2017-18: An Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-America selection … A third team All-ACC honoree and the Charles Hamilton Hargrave Most Valuable Player … Partnered with Kaitlyn McCarthy to win Duke’s first Collegiate Grand Slam title since 2009 by capturing the doubles title at the Riviera All-American Championship … Compiled a 13-1 mark in league singles play, good for the second-best record on the squad … Collected two victories over ranked ACC foes in No. 117 Chloe Ouellet-Pizer of North Carolina (6-1, 6-2) and over North Carolina’s No. 96 Jessie Aney (6-2, 7-6 [7-3]) … Reached the highest ITA ranking of No. 2 in doubles for 10 consecutive weeks … Defeated No. 3 Jessie Aney/Alexa Graham of North Carolina (6-1) … Reached the semifinals of the NCAA Doubles Tournament by defeating Pepperdine’s No. 13 Luisa Stefani/Mayar Sherif Ahmed (6-2, 3-6, 10-7), No. 21 Fernanda Navarro/Marie Leduc of Clemson (7-5, 6-2) and No. 11 Fernanda Contreras/Astra Sharma of Vanderbilt (5-7, 6-1, 10-5).

2016-17: Posted a 16-7 singles record and a 16-11 doubles mark…split singles time between the fifth and sixth positions, earning records of 3-1 and 10-4 respectively…Defeated Greensboro’s Alice Taylor 7-5, 6-2 and Wake Forest’s Sam Asch 6-3, 6-1 to reach the Round of 16 at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional Championships…Finished the season winning eight of her final ten singles matches…Won a season-best five matches in a row between March 17 and April 1…paired with Samantha Harris to win 14 doubles matches which was tied for the second highest pairing on the team…duo of Hamlin and Harris won eight of their final ten doubles matches…Claimed the doubles title with Harris at the ITA Regional Championships…Dropped Wake Forest’s Courtney Meredith and Sam Asch 8-5 in the Round of 32…Defeated Furman’s Katarina Kozarov and Katty Weymouth 8-4 in the Round of 16…advanced to the semifinal round with a 8-3 win over Wilmington’s Sabrina Barisano and Madara Staume in the quarterfinals…Beat NC State’s Martina Frantova and Tayla Stenta 6-1, 7-6 (8-6) to reach the final…Outlasted South Carolina’s Caroline Dailey and Mia Horvit 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (10-8) to claim the title.

2015-16: Third-team All-ACC selection … qualified for NCAA Doubles Championship alongside Beatrice Capra … posted a 15-10 singles record and a 22-11 doubles mark … 22 doubles victories were tied for the most by any Blue Devil in 2015-16 … concluded season ranked No. 21 on the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) doubles poll while competing alongside Beatrice Capra … in doubles, primarily partnered with Capra to open her college career with eight consecutive wins … earned a 4-2 mark against nationally ranked competition and a 16-9 overall ledger in doubles alongside Capra … ranked as high as 59th in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) singles poll and 13th in the doubles poll … defeated 115th-ranked Gabriela Knutson of Syracuse, 7-6 (7-0), 6-4, to clinch the match versus the Orange … posted four singles wins at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships … opened the competition with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Kelly Poggensee-Wee of Cincinnati before outlasting Pepperdine’s Matea Cutura in three sets, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 … also dropped Illinois’ Alexis Casati in three sets, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 … posted a 7-6 (7-3), 7-5 win over Texas Tech’s Gabriela Talaba before earning her final victory of the competition, a 6-4, 6-4 result over Lauren Marker of Arizona … in doubles, picked up a convincing 6-2 win against the 11th-ranked team of Stephanie Wagner and Wendy Zhang of Miami … outlasted Michigan’s 54th-ranked tandem of Kate Fahey and Brienne Minor, 7-6 (7-5) … claimed a 6-1 win over Texas’ 32nd-ranked duo of Breaunna Addison and Danielle Wagland.

Prior to Duke: Rated as a top-10 recruit by … played into the finals of the 2012 Copa Mangu before falling to Rianna Valdes, 4-6, 1-6 … faced Emma Higuchi in the 2014 Claremont International Tennis Federation tournament semifinal … saw action in the semifinal round of the 2014 Inka Bowl before falling to Raquel Pedraza, 6-2, 1-6, 3-6 … participated in the doubles final of the 2014 Pan American ITF tournament while paired with Hellen Abigail Altick … reached the championship match of the Condor de Plata 2014 while paired with Nicole Frenkel … partnered with Nicole Frenkel to reach the semifinal round of the 2014 Inka Bowl … teamed with Meghan Kelley to reach the 2013 XXVII Yucatan Cup … advanced to the semifinal round of the 2013 Pan American ITF doubles contest while paired with Madison Westby … reached the semifinal round of the 2012 Copa Mangu doubles competition while paired with Meghan Kelley.

Personal: Born Ellyse Hamlin on Nov. 9, 1996 in Norwalk, Conn. … daughter of Ryan Ginley and Anne Hamlin-Ginley … has one sister, Grace.


Singles     Doubles    
Year Dual Conference
Dual Conference Overall
9-8 7-6 15-10 13-8 7-4 22-11
13-5 10-3 16-7 8-6 7-2 16-11
25-3 13-1 32-6 19-6 7-3 33-9
23-2 11-2 23-2 18-10 6-6 18-11
70-18 41-12 86-25 58-30 27-15 89-42

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