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NANDINI DAS

Player profile

(Updated May 2018)
year
Freshman
hometown
Mumbai, India
high school
IMG Academy

Spring 2018:

Clinched the doubles point with partner Gabby Castaneda in her first doubles match of the spring against No. 3 Florida in the College MatchDay event held at the USTA National Center, live on the tennis channel (Feb. 3)…defeated FAU 6-3 on court three in doubles with partner Gabby Castaneda (Feb. 10)…went 1-0 in both singles and doubles during military appreciation weekend (Feb. 17), she won her doubles match 6-1 against Air Force on court three and her singles match 6-3, 6-4 on court two against Georgia Southern… won her first two ACC matches against No. 31 Clemson (Mar. 2) and Pittsburgh (Mar. 4) in straight sets on court three…defeated NC State (Mar. 16) on court three in three-sets 4-6, 6-3, 6-3…defeated Boston College on court three 6-3, 6-1 (Apr. 8)…helped Florida State secure a 7-0 win against Virginia Tech with a 6-0, 7-5 win on court four (Apr. 13)…defeated Notre Dame’s Zoe Spence 1-6, 6-2, 10-6 to give the Noles a 5-1 lead (Apr. 20)…won 7-6, 6-2 on court three against Virginia Tech in the ACC Tournament second round (Apr. 26)…won her match in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Florida (May 12) on court three after her opponent medically defaulted, that match tied the dual score at three…

Fall 2017:

Finished the fall season 5-5 in singles and 8-5 in doubles…went 1-2 in singles at the Furman Fall Classic with a win over Janina Braun of Mississippi State 6-3, 3-6, 6-4…earned seventh place with partner Ariana Rahmanparast in doubles at the Furman Fall Classic…earned a 2-2 doubles record at the Northwestern Wildcat Invitational, and a 3-0 singles record including a Red Flight championship…defeated Aslina Chua of Michigan State 7-5, 6-0 in the finals…won one match in singles at the ITA Southeast regional, defeated Lucia Montano of North Florida 6-2, 6-0…made it to doubles quarterfinals at the Southeast regional with a 8-7 (8) win over Bordes and Granstrom of UCF in the first round and an 8-5 win over Muminovic and Taluyenko of Georgia State in the second round…made it to the Garnet bracket finals at the FSU All-Conference Showdown by winning two three-set matches…partnered with Gabby Castaneda to win the Garnet doubles bracket…defeated Ohta and Karaky of Troy 8-7 (6) in the finals.

Spring 2017:

Established herself as a force at the top of the lineup for the Seminoles in her first collegiate spring, playing at court two singles and doubles…recorded 10 singles wins on the year…in the NCAA Championship, defeated No. 26 Arizona State’s No. 108 Sammi Hampton for her first ranked win to help the Seminoles upset the Sun Devils and advance…faced nine ITA-ranked opponents throughout the year, gaining valuable experience near the top of the lineup…in conference, earned wins against No. 26 NC State, at Louisville and at Boston College…in doubles with Ariana Rahmanparast, led FSU to school-record 20 team doubles points…won six straight matches in the month of February…at No. 11 Georgia Tech, defeated No. 30 Paige Hourigan/Kenya Jones 6-4…went on four-match win streak entering the postseason, with wins over Virginia Tech, No. 42 UVA and No. 5 UNC in the ACC tournament, and against No. 26 Arizona State in the NCAA Championship

Fall 2016:

Enrolled for the fall season and got off to a strong start, posting a 7-3 singles record, 6-2 in doubles…won one match each at the Furman Classic and Bedford Cup, two at the ITA Southeast Regional Championship…dropped just one set and earned three wins en route to the “Seminole” flight championship in the All-Conference Showdown in November…won four matches with spring doubles partner Ariana Rahmanparast and two with fellow freshman Andrea Garcia

High School:

Attended IMG Academy for the past six years after being one of five chosen to attend the India Reliance Program…since moving to America at age 11, Das has ranked as high as 261 in the world in the ITF junior rankings…most recent singles championship was in Cabo Rojo, P.R. in September…also won the Copa Mundo Maya in Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala in June 2013…in her first career ITF event, in April 2013, she won seven matches, coming through the qualifying rounds to reach the finals at the age of 14

Personal:

Hobbies include writing and eating…majoring in business management..daughter of Jayant and Minati Das…mother Minati was a track and field athlete for the national team of India…says her mother is her biggest inspiration…aspires to play professional tennis…born December 18, 1998