LA Tech improved to 2-1 on the spring
Season opener is Saturday at noon at Nicholls State
Defeated players from Stetson, Clemson and Georgia
Chiacchio/Merker reach finals of doubles B draw
Totaled 22 combined wins
Techsters win regional showdown with Demons, 6-1
LA Tech tennis edged in season opener by Nicholls State, 4-3
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
FALL 2015: Finished the fall with a 9-4 singles record ... Runner-up of Flight No. 2 at Warhawk Invitational with straight-set wins over Northwestern State, ULM and Southern Miss ... Reached finals of Flight No. 3 at SMU Invitational with victories against Kansas State's Iva Bago, 7-6, 6-3 and UT Arlington's Angeles de los Rios, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 ... Won three-set match in Round of 64 of A main draw at ITA Southern Regionals ... Had impressive run to semifinals of Flight No. 2 at USTA Clay Court Invitational ... Bested Daniela Ruiz Alvarez of Clemson, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 and the No. 8 seed Laura Patterson of top-10 ranked Georgia, 7-5, 3-6, 6-0 before suffering a loss in three sets in the semis ... Partnered with Jazmin Britos and Zoe Chen to go 6-5 in doubles ... Teamed up with Britos to place second of Flight No. 1 at Warhawk Invite ... Reached the finals of Flight No. 1 of SMU Invite with victories versus TCU and Rice ... Notched 8-4 victory with Chen in Round of 32 over FGCU's Breana Stampfli/Joselyn Treyes in Flight No. 1 of USTA CCI.
SPRING 2015: Registered an 8-8 record in singles while playing 14 matches at No. 3 ... Finished the season with a team-best seven-match winning streak which started on March 23 ... Seven of the eight victories came via straight sets ... Played one match at No. 2, winning 6-3, 6-1 against Tyler Junior College's No. 10 NJCAA player Elizabeth Bagerbaseh ... Took the lone point over then undefeated South Alabama with a 6-1, 6-3 victory ... Took lone point at No. 30 Rice with a 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (7) win versus Lindsey Hodge ... Went 5-10 in doubles playing at No. 1 and No. 2 and partnering with Tarrannum Handa for every match but one ... Defeated NSU's Larina/Ladutska, 7-5 ... Won, 9-8, at No. 2 versus Tyler Junior College.
FALL 2014: Compiled a 7-3 record in singles, the highest winning percentage on the team for the fall ... Posted two victories in Flight No. 1 at Rice Invitational ... Advanced to Round of 64 Main Draw at ITA Southern Regionals with 6-1, 6-1 win over Tulane's Kyla Klier ... Reeled off four straight victories at Jason's Deli Collegiate Invitational in Houston, including a straight sets win versus Rice's Solomiya Zinko ... Recorded a 4-4 mark in doubles, partnering with Taylor Capannolo and Tarrannum Handa ... Won all three matches at Jason's Deli Collegiate Invitational with Handa.
SPRING 2014: Finished the spring dual season with an 8-10 singles record and a 2-2 record in C-USA play ... Played at No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 before settling in at the No. 4 spot at the end of the season ... Went 1-0 at No. 1, 1-3 at No. 2, 4-4 at No. 3 and 2-3 at No. 4 ... Notched her first career spring win against conference foe Florida Atlantic (1/25) 6-0, 6-1 ... Won her lone match at No. 1 versus Grambling State (2/15) 6-0, 6-0 ... Grabbed her first three-set win in a 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (2) victory versus Middle Tennessee (3/1) ... Had the clinching point against Jackson State (3/23) with a 6-1, 6-0 win ... Notched one of the points in the C-USA Round of 16 against UAB with a 6-0, 6-2 victory ... In doubles, finished with a 9-7 record while partnering with Melanie Urvoy, Taly Merker, Alexandra Starkova and Jazmin Britos ... Spent time at No. 1 and No. 2, but primarily at the No. 3 spot ... Started the spring with six straight wins ... Clinched the doubles point in three matches.
FALL 2013: Overcome an early injury to finish 6-2 in singles in the fall season ... Made it to the Round of 32 of the Main Draw ITA Southern Regionals before dropping a heartbreaking three-setter to No. 4 seed Klara Vyskocilova (Tulane) ... Took home the flight two singles title of the NSU Lady Demon Fall Invite ... Won the consolation finals of the Ragin' Cajuns Tennis Classic ... Tallied a 4-1 mark in doubles, partnering with Jazmin Britos ... Won flight one doubles of the NSU Lady Demon Fall Invite.
Prior to LA Tech: Career high junior ITF ranking of 462 ... Ranked in the top three in every age category in Slovakia since 2009 ... Finalist in singles and doubles in open division of 2013 Regional Indoor Championships ... Singles finalist and doubles semifinalist in open division at 2013 Slovak Republic Indoor Championships ... Playing in U18 category in 2012, was a singles semifinalist in Slovak Republic Indoor Championships and Slovak Championships ... In doubles, was a runner-up in the Slovak Championships ... In 2011, participated in the Winter Cup U16 to go along with being a semifinalist at the ITF Zilina Junior Open U18 ... Finalist of Europe Tennis Center Cup U18 ... In 2010, team placed first at the Slovak Championships ... Winner of the ZLTC Cup U16 where she defeated the currently ranked No. 328 WTA player Katerina Siniakova in the finals ... 2010 semifinalist of the School Lobik Tournament U16 ... In 2009, winner of the Tejt Prievidza Cup U16 and runner-up at International Prievidza U16.
Personal: Daughter of Boris and Libuga Sramkova ... Has five siblings, Michal (30), Kamila (23), Petra (21), David (17) and Marcel (10) ... Born June 16, 1995 in Bratislava, Slovakia.