Lady Tigers playing road match at No. 14 Michigan Saturday.
Tymchenko seals victory in with straight set win at No. 2.
Tigers improve to 3-2 in league play.
Lady Tigers hosting SMU Friday at 9 a.m. and USF Saturday at 11 a.m.
Memphis looking for third conference victory.
The men's and women's tennis team suited up for their annual costume day practice last week to close out their fall semester practices. Watch what you missed right here on the Memphis Tiger Network.
Eye of the Tiger is back and this time you get a chance to go behind the scenes of a women's tennis team practice as they take to the courts at the Racquet Club of Memphis.
Spring 2015: Tied for the team lead with 18 wins on the year, going 18-13 overall and 12-8 in dual season play ... Was 12-8 at No. 1 singles for Memphis on the season ... Faced seven ranked opponents on the year, completing six matches with a 2-4 overall record ... Picked up her first ranked win of the year against No. 124 ranked Andrea Eskauriatza of Murray State .... Added a win over her highest ranked opponent in her young college career with a 7-6 (4), 6-4 over No. 33 ranked Despoina Vogasari of Houston on the road ... Was 4-2 against conference foes in dual season play ... Won her final match of the season at the conference tournament, defeating SMU's Hristina Dishkova, 7-6 (9), 6-0 ... Broke in to the national singles rankings after the win over Vogasari ... Was ranked No. 123 in the country after the win over Dishkova in the Mar. 24th rankings ... Teamed with Alyssa Hibberd to win 11 of their first 13 matches ... The tandem picked up a 6-0 win over the No. 28 ranked team of Bekerova and Pletcher of Utah ... That combination helped the duo break in to the national doubles rankings on Feb. 24 at No. 30 ... Was ranked in the next five rankings heading in to the final ranking week of the season (4/27/15) ... If the tandem earns an NCAA at-large bid to the doubles tournament, they will be the first in school history to make the NCAA doubles championship field ... Teamed with Kathryn Hughes for six doubles matches and the tandem was 5-1 in the spring ... Picked up a pair of wins over ranked doubles teams with Hughes, defeating No. 65 ranked Kisialeva/Sapogova of Penn State, 7-6 (9) and No. 67 ranked Beazant/Zimmerman of Rice, 6-4.
Fall 2014:Tied for the team lead with six wins in the fall, going 6-5...Won four-straight from Oct. 4-Oct. 18...Advanced to the Round of 16 at the ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships before bowing out to Vanderbilt's Astra Sharma...Went 4-7 in doubles with Kathryn Hughes, Marta Morga, Alyssa Hibberd and Liza Tymchenko...Won back-to-back matches with Morga on Sept. 14 and Oct. 3.
Spring 2014: Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Conference Team ... Led the Lady Tigers in singles wins on the season and in dual play with a 25-10 overall record and a 15-2 spring mark ... Went 19-13 in doubles with an 9-8 record in dual play ... Named the conference women's tennis player of the week on Jan. 28 after defeating North Carolina's No. 118 Ashley Dai, 7-6, 6-1 ... Clinched Memphis' upset win over No. 26 Pepperdine with a 7-6, 6-7, 6-3 victory at No. 4 over Michaela Capannolo ... Also clinched matches against VCU and SMU ... Had a nine-match winning streak from mid-February through late March ... Posted a 4-0 record against conference opponents and had a 2-0 mark in the conference tournament ... Teamed up with Stefanie Mikesz in doubles through much of the season ... Had a six-match winning streak at the beginning of the season.
Fall 2013: Went 8-7 in singles and 8-4 in doubles ... Appeared in the round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional after pulling off a 6-3, 1-6, 6-0 win over Kentucky's No. 55 Kelsey Dieters ... Advanced to the quarterfinals in doubles with Mikesz at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional ... Was one win shy from advancing to the main draw at the Amelia Island 10k ... Advanced to the doubles final at the Dick Vitale Clay Court Classic with partner Stefanie Mikesz ... The duo upset Mississippi State's No. 48 team of Alexandra Perper and Naomi Tran, 8-7 (4).
Was the top recruit out of Germany after her prep days at Karl Ziegler School ... Trained under coach Claus Uwe Schumann for seven years ... Won the Niederrheinmeister Senior Tournament and the German Doubles crown in 2012 ... In 2011, won the Niederrheinmeister Junior and Senior Tournament ... Claimed the 2010 ITF Junior Monchengladbach Tournament ... Posted several wins over top-450 WTA professional players and top-70 junior players ... Made several appearances in the ITF Junior Doubles championship matches.
Born July 8 in Mulheim an der Ruhr, Germany ... Full name is Ann-Kathrin Wind ... Daughter of Ralf and Ute Wind ... Chose Memphis over Florida State and South Florida ... Majoring in International Business.