Mustangs Face No. 20 Rice In The Semifinals On Saturday At 2 p.m.
2012-13 (Senior): Career Highlights: Finished career ranked No. 6 in SMU history for singles career victories with 87...Ranked No. 2 in SMU history for overall singles winning percentage with .853...Tied for No. 3 in SMU history with Svetlana Kouzmenko for individual doubles victories with 76...ITA Rankings: Ranked No. 64 doubles with Vaszilisza Bulgakova during the season...Ranked No. 75 at end of the season for singles...Honors: All-Conference USA first team...C-USA Player of the Month in Sept...C-USA Player of the Week on Apr. 9...Fall Tournament Highlights: Champion of A Singles at Texas Invitational...Champion of A Doubles at Texas Invitational with Edyta Cieplucha...Went 3-0 with Cieplucha in ITA All-American pre-qualifying matches, the pair went 0-1 in qualifying matches...Went 8-2 in singles...Went 9-2 in doubles when paired with Cieplucha...Singles: Finished the season with a .800 singles winning percentage...Went 24-6 overall...Was 10-3 when playing No. 2 singles...Doubles: Went 19-12 overall...Was 10-2 when paired with Cieplucha...Beat then No. 17 N. Beazant/D. Harmath of Rice on Apr. 6 when paired with Vaszilisza Bulgakova.
2010-11 (Junior): ITA Rankings: Started off the season ranked No. 95 in singles... Reached as high as No. 86 at the end of the season in singles and No. 57 in doubles with Marta Lesniak.
Honors: All-Conference USA first team singles and doubles... C-USA Doubles Team of the Championship...
Records & Milestones: Placed third in the SMU Team Doubles Victories per season ranking with 21 wins and moved to first at SMU in career team doubles victories with Marta Lesniak with 53 wins... Ranked 10th at SMU in individual career doubles victories with 57 and first for SMU singles winning percentage with a .875 mark (63-9) ...
NCAA Championship - Team: Won at No. 3 singles and fell at No. 1 doubles in the first-round win over No. 31 Texas A&M... Won both singles at No. 3 and doubles at No. 1 against No. 12 Florida State to help advancing to the sweet 16... Lost singles at No. 3 and doubles at No. 1 in the round of 16 loss to No. 7 Baylor.
Singles: Went 24-3 with a 24-2 dual match record... was 9-1 at No. 3, 7-0 at No. 4 and 8-1 at No. 5...Finished 2-3 against nationally-ranked opponents...
Doubles: Finished with a 22-6 dual match record... Played with two different teammates... went 21-6 at No. 1 paired with Marta Lesniak and the duo went 3-4 against nationally-ranked duos.
2009-10 (Sophomore): ITA Rankings: Ranked as high as No. 76 on Jan. 5...Honors: All-Conference USA first team...Conference USA Player of the Week (Feb. 9)...Milestones & Records: Finished the season ranking first at SMU in career singles winning percentage at .867 (39-6)...Went 16-9 with Marta Lesniak to move into a tie for fourth at SMU in career doubles wins as a tandem (32)...NCAA Championship - Team: DNF at No. 2 singles (led 7-6, 2-2 vs. No. 100 Arianna Colffer) and DNF at No. 1 doubles (led 7-4 with Marta Lesniak vs. No. 72 Anamika Bhargava / Marie Zalameda) in the first-round victory over No. 43 Pepperdine...DNF at No. 2 singles (vs. No. 83 Lindsay Burdette) and fell No. 1 doubles (to the No. 2 duo of Hilary Barte / Lindsay Burdette) at No. 8 Stanford in the second round...Singles: Finished 25-5 with a 20-2 dual match record...was 16-0 at No. 2 and 4-2 at No. 3...went 2-1 against nationally-ranked foes...Doubles: Finished 19-9 with a 5-2 tournament mark...went 14-7 in dual matches, including 12-7 at No. 1, 1-0 at No. 2, and 1-0 at No. 3...was 16-9 with Marta Lesniak and the duo went 2-2 against nationally-ranked opponents.
2008-09 (Freshman): Singles: Played in the No. 3 position... defeated Ela Kaluder from No. 17 Arkansas... record of 14-1 with her only loss to No. 4 Jelena Stanivuk from Baylor... Doubles: ranked No. 13 paired with Marta Lesniak... defeated Megan Falcon and Mykala Hedberg from No. 19 LSU in the first round of the NCAA tournament to fall in the second round to Lindsay Burdette and Hilary Barte from No. 4 Stanford... ended the season 16-1
Aleksandra Malyarchikova and Marta Lesniak
Prep: Achieved an ITFJ ranking of 456 in singles and doubles combined..Started playing tennis at a very early age and traveled around Europe competing in junior events...Reached the quarterfinals of the Belarus Cup in singles and won the ITFJ Siauliai Mayors Cup in doubles.
Personal: Daughter of Svetlana and Dmitry Malyarchikova...Chose to come to SMU for the great academic studies, team environment and coaching staff...Plans to major in Art and Business.