Memphis looking for third conference victory.
The University of Memphis women's tennis team suffered a tough 4-3 setback to Penn State on Wednesday afternoon at the Racquet Club of Memphis
Senior Liza Tymchenko is two wins away from No. 50 in her collegiate career
Senior Liza Tymchenko and junior Kathryn Hughes pick up wins
The 74th-ranked University of Memphis women's tennis team aims to pounce on the 55th-ranked Lions of Columbia on Saturday at 12:30
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.
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.