Liza Tymchenko
Liza Tymchenko

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Kharkov, Ukraine

Last College:
Kharkov National University

Height:
5-8

Experience:
1L

Awards:
Tiger 3.0 Club (Fall 2012)


04/18/2014

Women's Tennis Advances to American Semis With 4-1 Win over UCF

Wegner clinches match to send Lady Tigers to conference semifinals

04/12/2014

Women's Tennis Drops 5-2 Match to No. 20 Tulsa

Kuykendall and Wind earn wins for Memphis

04/06/2014

No. 41 Women's Tennis Sweeps Marquette on Senior Day

Lady Tigers push home win streak to 39 matches

03/29/2014

No. 38 Women's Tennis Cruises to 6-1 Win Over No. 55 North Texas

Lady Tigers tie single-season program record with sixth win over ranked opponent

03/27/2014

No. 38 Women's Tennis Falls to No. 16 Baylor, 6-1

Marta Morga improves to 11-0 in dual play

12/10/2013

Memphis Tennis Suits Up for Annual Costume Day Practice

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.

11/11/2013

Eye of the Tiger: Memphis Women's Tennis Team

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.

L. Tymchenko

Career Highlights


  • ITA Scholar-Athlete (2013)
  • Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2013)

Redshirt Senior


Fall 2013: Went 8-4 in singles and 5-3 in doubles ... Won the Black Draw at the Memphis Collegiate Invite with three straight-set victories ... Upset Auburn's No. 93 Paula de Man at the Dick Vitale Clay Court Classic, 6-4, 6-3 ... Advanced to the round of 32 at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional ... Named co-champion in doubles with partner Skylar Kuykendall at the Memphis Collegiate Invite after defeating Tulsa's Samantha Vickers and Isaura Enrique, 8-6.

Sophomore


Spring 2013: Went 23-15 in singles play along with a 9-7 mark in doubles ... Ranked No. 13 in the Ohio Valley Region at the end of the season ... Named Conference USA Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week on Feb. 16 ... Got her third win over a ranked opponent for her career with a 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4 victory over Columbia's No. 109 Kanika Vaidya at No. 3 singles ... Defeated Kansas State's Ivana Kubickova twice with one of those wins coming in a dual match to help Memphis upset the 42nd-ranked Wildcats.

Fall 2012: Ended the fall on a five-match winning streak, winning the Dick Vitale Lakewood Ranch Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic with two wins over ranked opponents ... Named Conference USA Women's Tennis Athlete of the Month for November 2012 ... Finished the fall 13-3 in singles and 7-4 in doubles ... Upset No. 49 Alexandra Cercone of Florida in the semifinals of the Dick Vitale Classic with a come-from-behind victory, 2-6, 6-2, 6-0 ... Defeated No. 78 Caroline Hitimana of Florida in the finals with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 win to help Memphis win the Dick Vitale Classic for the second-straight year ... Co-champion of the consolation draw at USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional, winning four-straight after dropping her opening match ... Nine of her 13 wins were in straight sets ... Went undefeated at the Memphis Invitational #1 in singles and doubles.

Before Memphis


Transferred from Kharkov National University ... Played in WTA tournaments in Ukraine from 2009-11 ... Her career-high WTA doubles ranking reached 967 ... Has wins in singles play over players ranked in the 300's in the WTA ... Finalist at the Ukraine Summer Championships and a semifinalist at the Ukraine Winter Championships in 2009 ... Advanced to the semifinals at the Kharkov Open in 2010 ... Semifinalist at the 2011 Krym Spring National Tournament.

Personal


Born Feb. 3 in Kharkov, Ukraine ... Full name is Yelyzaveta Tymchenko ... Daughter of Vyacheslau and Galina Tymchenko ... Majoring in Management Information Systems.

Tymchenko's Career Singles Stats
Year Overall Dual Tourn. Conf.
2012-13 23-15 8-11 15-4 2-3
2013-14 8-4 - 8-4 -
Total 31-19 8-11 23-8 2-3
Tymchenko's Career Doubles Stats
Year Overall Dual Tourn. Conf.
2012-13 9-7 2-2 7-5 0-1
2013-14 5-3 - 5-3 -
Total 14-10 2-2 12-8 0-1
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