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Julia Adams

Knoxville. Tenn.
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Julia Adams - Women's Tennis - Virginia Cavaliers

2022-23 at Virginia

  • ITA Doubles All-American
  • NCAA Doubles Semifinalist (with Mélodie Collard), becoming just the second UVA doubles team to advance to the semifinals in program history
  • ITA Atlantic Region Senior Player of the Year
  • ITA Atlantic Regional Singles Champion, her first time winning a regional title (10/24)
  • Went 31-10 in doubles and 17-23 in singles in her lone year at Virginia. Played at No. 1 and 2 singles
  • Finished her career with a combined record of 88-42 in singles and 103-26 in doubles between Furman and UVA
  • Finished the year ranked No. 6 in doubles with Mélodie Collard
  • Earned at-large bids into both the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships, her second for singles and third for doubles
  • Ranked a career-best No. 35 in the preseason singles rankings; finished the year ranked No. 60
  • Rose to a top-10 doubles ranking, coming in at No. 7, while partnering with Mėlodie Collard (3/7)
  • Picked up a top-25 win at the Fall Ranked Spotlight tournament, topping No. 17 Kari Miller of Michigan
  • Picked up a top-30 win, downing No. 27 Rebeka Mertens of Tennessee at the Tennessee Invitational (10/29)
  • Partnered with Mélodie Collard to take down the No. 3 doubles team of Fiona Crawley and Carson Tanguilig of UNC 6-3. Crawley and Tanguilig had been ranked as high as No. 1 in the doubles rankings earlier in the season (2/24)
  • Downed No. 39 Marie Mattel of UCF for her fourth top-40 win of the 2022-23 season (3/10)
  • Picked up her 100th career doubles victory (4/16)
  • VaSID All-State First Team in Doubles
  • CSC Academic All-District for tennis
  • ITA Scholar Athlete
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

At Furman

  • Played four seasons at Furman
  • 2022 SoCon Player of the Year
  • Ranked as high as No. 38 in the ITA Singles Rankings
  • Competed in the 2022 NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships
  • Competed in the 2021 NCAA Doubles Championship, advancing to the second round. She was the first player in program history to register a victory in the championship
  • 19-6 at the No. 1 position for the Paladins her senior season
  • Three-time All-SoCon First Team selection in doubles and two-time first-team honoree in singles
  • Career record of 71-19 in singles and 72-16 in doubles

High School and Juniors

  • Four star recruit, top-ranked player in Tennessee and 14th in the Southeast


  • Daughter of Charles and Ulyana Adams
  • Earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Politics and International Affairs from Furman in May 2022
  • Working on her MED in Educational Psychology