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Yelena Nemchen
  Yelena Nemchen

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Karaganda, Kazakhstan

High School:
School #9

Height:
5-6

Experience:
1L


FRESHMAN (2013-14) -Went 8-2 in singles matches during the fall season, including winning her first four matches at the USTA/ITA Central Region . . . defeated teammate Saana Saartienen 6-0, 6-1 and No. 1 seed Petra Niedermayerova of Kansas State 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 before falling in the semifinals of her first collegiate tournament at the USTA/ITA Central Region . . . posted a 16-10 overall singles record, including an 8-8 record in dual competition and a 9-2 doubles record . . . enjoyed a seven-match winning streak . . . was ranked in five polls this season and has been ranked as high as No. 46 on Jan. 2 . . . posted a 9-2 doubles record, including a 7-1 with Renata Kuricova and a 2-1 with Marcelina Cichon . . . was named the ITA Central Region Player to Watch.

PRIOR TO TULSA - Has a WTA ranking of 846 with a career-high of 719 . . . made it to the final round of the Almaty in singles in Kazakhstan after defeating No. 1 seed in the round of 16 in 2013 . . . has posted a 25-30 singles record and 16-22 record in doubles.

PERSONAL - Major is exercise and sports science . . . daughter of Pashenko Natalia and Oleg Nemchen . . . favorite professional tennis player is Roger Federer.