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Emma Navarro

5'7''
Height
Freshman
Class
Charleston, S.C.
Hometown

2020-21

  • Reached a No. 1 ITA singles ranking (4/13), becoming the third player in program history to be ranked No. 1
  • Began her career by winning her first 14 singles matches before being edged in three sets by 2019 NCAA Singles Champion Estella Perez-Somerriba of Miami (4/4)
  • Finished the regular season with a 12-1 record in ACC matches and a 16-1 overall mark on the No. 1 court
  • Ranked No. 5 in the ITA Newcomer preseason rankings, also earning a No. 80 ranking in singles before ever playing a collegiate match (1/13)
  • Rose to a No. 6 singles ranking in the initial updated spring rankings
  • Named the ACC co-Freshman of the Week (1/26) after going  2-0 in singles in matches against Tennessee and No. 13 Ohio State at ITA Kickoff Weekend
  • Named the ACC Player of the Week and ACC Freshman of the Week (2/2) picking up two wins over ranked singles opponents as well as a win over a ranked doubles pair in a sweep of VCU and a win over No. 18 South Carolina
  • Earned her third ACC Freshman of the Week honor after picking up a top-10 win against No. 3 Alexa Graham of North Carolina (2/23)
  • Earned her fourth ACC Freshman of the Week honor with two dominant wins against Louisville and Notre Dame’s top players as well as a 6-0 win in doubles against UND (3/9)
  • Won the ACC Freshman of the Week accolade for the fifth time after  topping No. 13 Kenya Jones of Georgia Tech and Eleni Louka of Clemson (3/23)
  • Won her first WTA main draw singles match when she topped No. 147  Renata Zarazua of Mexico 6-4, 6-3 in the opening round of the WTA 500 Volvo Car Open in Charleston, S.C. (4/6)
  • Advanced to the semifinals in doubles at the Volvo Car Open, partnering with Caroline Dolehide picked up a 6-1, 6-4 victory over 3-seed Yifan Xu and Shuai Zhang (4/8)
  • Played in her second-consecutive WTA tour event, the MUSC Health Women’s Open (WTA 250), also held in Charleston, as  a wildcard in the singles and doubles main draws (4/13)
  • Named the ACC Player of the Week for the second time and ACC Freshman of the Week for the sixth time after picking up wins against No. 15  Carolyn Campana of Wake Forest and No. 5 Anna Rogers of NC State (4/13)

JUNIORS AND PRIOR TO UVA

  • Ranked No. 1 recruit by TennisRecruiting.net as a blue-chip recruit
  • Also ranked No. 1 in TennisRPI
  • Career-high WTA ranking of No. 412 in the world in singles and No. 375 in doubles
  • Finished 2019 as the No. 3 junior singles player in the world
  • Singles semifinalist at the 2019 Junior Wimbledon Championships
  • Singles finalist at the 2019 French Open Junior Championships
  • Advanced to the third round at the 2019 Australian Open Junior Championship in singles
  • Singles champion at the 2019 Adidas Easter Bowl in Indian Wells, Calif.
  • Singles finalist at the 2019 USTA Girls 18’s Nationals in San Diego, Calif. which earned her a wildcard into the 2019 US Open Women’s Singles
    qualifying draw
  • Singles semifinalist at the 2018 Orange Bowl Championship
  • 2019 singles semifinalist at the 2019 Women’s $100,000 professional event in Charleston, S.C.
  • Doubles champion at the 2019 French Open Junior Championships
  • Doubles finalist at the 2019 Australian Open Junior Championships
  • Doubles champion at the 2019 Easter Bowl in Indian Wells, Calif.
  • Doubles quarterfinalist at the 2019 Wimbledon Junior Championships
  • Doubles semifinalist at the 2018 US Open Junior Championships
  • Singles and doubles champion at the 2018 USTA Girls 18’s National Clay Court Championships in Charleston, S.C.
  • Singles champion at the 2017 USTA Girls 16’s Easter Bowl in Indian Wells, Calif.
  • Singles Champion at the J2 U18 Canada World Ranking Event in Montreal
  • Played as part of Team Peace in the Credit One Bank Invitational in June 2020

PERSONAL & MISCELLANEOUS

  • Major: Arts & Sciences Undeclared