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LANA RUSH

Player profile

2015-16:

Went 9-11 in singles and 9-13 in doubles on the year…was 1-5 on Ct. 5 and 4-2 on Ct. 6…in doubles, won all four dual matches on Ct. 3…went 4-4 in singles and 5-2 in doubles in the fall…won three consecutive matches at the Clay Court Invitational, reaching the quarterfinals…won the first four doubles matches of the season, winning the F3 draw at the Furman Fall Classic.

2014-15:

Played three singles matches for the ‘Noles on Ct. 6 and went 3-3 in doubles matches, all on Ct. 3…went 3-3 in doubles playing with both Mia Vriens (8-2 vs. Mercer) and Kerrie Cartwright (8-2 at Louisville)…lost a tough 5-7, 6-3, 1-0 (10) match against Natalia Janowicz of NC State on March 22…that same day, led Florida A&M’s Elyisa Ortiz 6-0, 5-1 when the match was decided for the Seminoles…ACC Academic Honor Roll…had a very solid fall season to begin her collegiate career…posted a 6-4 singles record and 2-5 doubles record splitting between partners Daniela Schippers and Yukako Noi…won her first ever match against Furman’s Karlee Bryde in straight sets 6-1, 6-4…ended up winning third place in Flight Four at the Furman Fall Classic in Greenville, S.C., after defeating Alabama’s Carmen Blanco 6-1, 6-2…played very well at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships in Atlanta by winning her first three singles matches of the tournament to advance to the B Draw finals.

High School:

 Won a total of eight national championships in singles and doubles across various age groups (u10, u12, 14, 16 and 18)…ranked No. 1 from age 10-16…played at Wimbledon in 2012 and 2013…won seven doubles titles in 2013, including six ITF championships…competed at the No. 1 position in the u14 (2011) and u16 (2013) Junior Fed Cups for Great Britain…represented her country from age 10-17 in international events, group tournaments and friendlies…was the youngest girl to be invited to train at the National Tennis Centre from ages 13-17.

Personal:

Born February 9, 1997…daughter of Matthew and Caroline Rush…grew up in London…also competed in swimming and athletics for eight years during childhood.