Defeated players from Stetson, Clemson and Georgia
Chiacchio/Merker reach finals of doubles B draw
Totaled 22 combined wins
Techsters posted a combined 11-1 match record
Team combines for 18 singles wins and six doubles wins in two-day tournament
The Lady Techsters opened up the 2015 fall season in nearby Monroe at the Warhawk Invitational.
LA Tech had its eight-game home winning streak snapped in a 6-1 loss to Nicholls State.
Techsters Dominate Demons in 7-0 sweep
LA Tech versus Grambling 2/15/14
2015 First Team All-Conference USA (Singles)
2015 Second Team All-Louisiana
2014 First Team All-Conference USA (Singles)
2014 Second Team All-Louisiana
2013 First Team All-WAC (Doubles No. 2)
2013 WAC All-Tournament Team (Singles)
2013 Second Team All-Louisiana
SPRING 2015: Posted an 8-6 mark in singles while playing every match at No. 1 ... The eight victories included a five-match winning streak from Jan. 25 to Feb. 11 ... Opened the season with a 7-5, 6-2 win at No. 55 Wichita State ... Was a 6-4, 6-4 winner at No. 67 Georgia State, defeating No. 102nd-ranked Niri Rasolomalala ... Came back from being down a set and 5-0 in the second to winning 10-8 in third set super breaker at Northwestern State ... Won in a third set super breaker, 6-4, 6-7, 1-0 (9), at SMU over Hristina Dishkova ... Went 6-8 in doubles playing at No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 and partnering with Jazmin Britos and Taly Merker ... Helped clinch doubles point with Britos at Northwestern State with a 6-1 victory ... Had a stretch of five wins in seven matches.
FALL 2014: Compiled a 6-3 mark in singles ... Won consolation finals in Flight No. 1 at Solinco Houston Open with victory over SMU's Yana Erkeeva in super breaker ... Posted two victories in Flight No. 1 of Rice Invitational against SMU's Vaszilisza Bulgakova and UTA's Elizabeth Thoms ... Advanced to Main Draw Round of 32 at ITA Southern Regionals with victory versus Mississippi State before falling in a third set tiebreaker against No. 61st-ranked Joana Vale Costa of LSU ... Upended No. 1-ranked NJCAA Joanna Savva in straight sets at Jason's Deli Intercollegiate Invitational in Houston ... Also posted a 6-3 record in doubles, partnering with Manoela Chiacchio and Jazmin Britos ... Won consolation finals of Flight No. 1 at Solinco Houston Open with Britos ... Had Round of 64 victory, 8-3 versus South Alabama, with Britos at ITA Southern Regionals.
SPRING 2014: Finished the spring season with a 15-6 overall record in singles and 3-1 mark in C-USA play ... The 15 singles wins was a team-high ... Played all but three matches at the No. 1 spot ... Went 13-5 at No. 1 and 2-1 at No. 2 ... Had the second most clinching points on the team with four ... Began the spring with five straight victories ... Clinched the conference win over UAB (3/2) with a 5-7, 6-3, 6-0 victory, the first three-set win of the season ... Sealed another team victory in three sets against Connecticut (3/8) by winning 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 ... Recorded a 6-4, 6-2 win in the C-USA Round of 16 against UAB (4/17) and a 2-6, 7-6, 6-2 win versus Marshall in the quarterfinals ... In doubles, went 6-12 while partnering with Joanna Nalborska, Jazmin Britos, Manoela Chiacchio, Marta Sramkova and Melanie Urvoy ... Played at No. 1 and at No. 2 ... Clinched the doubles point against Florida Atlantic (1/22) with a 6-3 victory.
FALL 2013: Battled through injuries to finish the fall season with a 6-4 mark ... Reached the Round of 32 of the ITA Southern Regionals before dropping a hard-fought battle with the No. 2 seeded Mary Anne Daines (Alabama) ... Registered four straight wins to take the Big Easy Tennis Classic ... Recorded a 3-2 record in doubles, partnering with Joanna Nalborska ... Reached the semifinals of the Big Easy Tennis Classic before play was suspended due to weather.
SPRING 2013: In singles, recorded a 13-2 record in duals and a 6-2 mark in WAC play ... Went 3-2 at the No. 1 position before settling in at No. 2 with a perfect 10-0 record ... Won first career match with 6-2, 6-1 win against Southern (3/9) ... Selected as WAC Player of the Week for the week of March 11-17 after sealing 4-3 match win over NCAA Tournament participant Northwestern State (3/14) with 6-2, 5-7, 7-5 victory ... Clinched WAC win over Idaho (4/7) with 6-4, 6-1 victory ... Had singles victories in both the WAC quarterfinals versus Texas State (4/25) and semifinals versus nationally ranked San Jose State (4/26) ... In doubles, partnered with Joanna Nalborska to go undefeated with a 13-0 record, primarily at the No. 2 spot, the best single-season doubles record in program history ... Decided doubles point with victories against New Mexico State (3/23) and UT Arlington (4/6) with wins of 8-6 and 9-7, respectively ... Clinched doubles point in WAC quarterfinal win with 8-4 victory over Texas State (4/25).
Prior to LA Tech: Semi-finalist for Motva Madrid Open and Absolute Spain Championship Doubles in 2012 ... Subchampion at the Spain Championship in 2010 and 2012 and a semi-finalist in 2011 ... Subchampion at the Real Open Leon and Pulpi Villa Tournament ... Best national ranking was No. 34 and best WTA ranking was No. 1065 ... Coached by Feliciano Lopez and Ana Alcazar.
Club: Member of Alboran, Race and FTM (Madrid Tennis Federation) ... Part of the CT. Alboran and CT. Race Madrid Team Championships.
Personal: Full name is Alexandra Starkova ... Nickname is 'Ale' ... Daughter of Alexei and Alla Starkova ... Older brother, Anton ... Born March 16, 1994 in Madrid, Spain.