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Melodie Collard

Gatineau, Canada
Tennis Outaouais Performance
High School
Melodie Collard - Women's Tennis - Virginia Cavaliers

2023 ITA Doubles All-American
2024 ITA Doubles All-American

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  • ITA Doubles All-American for the second straight season
  • First Team All-ACC in doubles
  • Three-time ACC Doubles Team of the Week with Elaine Chervinsky
  • Invited to compete in the NCAA Doubles Championship with Collard. Originally unseeded when the draw was announced, was elevated to a 5-8 seed when the final draw was unveiled
  • Moved up to a No. 8 doubles ranking with Chervinsky (4/16), their first time breaking into the top-10 after twice being ranked No. 12 (3/5 & 4/2). Finished the year ranked No. 14
  • Went 10-1 in singles in ACC play and 17-2 in dual matches during the regular season
  • Finished the year with a team-high 31 singles victories (31-10), tied for 8th most in a single season in program history
  • Went 27-18 in doubles including a 9-2 record in ACC play and a 15-8 mark at No. 1
  • Doubles finalist at the ITA All-American (partnering with Annabelle Xu), picking up three wins against teams ranked in the top 25
  • Consolation Doubles Finalist at the ITA Fall National Championships
  • Picked up a top-10 doubles win at Michigan, topping No. 8 Jaedan Brown and Kari Miller 6-2 with partner Elaine Chervinsky (2/3)
  • Earned ACC Doubles Team of the Week honors after the win against Brown and Miller (2/6)
  • Topped No. 11 Fiona Crawley and Carson Tanguilig of UNC in doubles in the 4-0 win during ITA Indoors (2/11), second top 15 doubles win of the season
  • Defeated No. 11 Amelia Rajecki and Maddy Zampardo of NC State 6-0 on the top court (with Elaine Chervinsky) (4/2)
  • Earned her second ACC Doubles Team of the Week honor after wins against NC State and Wake Forest (4/2)
  • Logged another 6-0 win against a ranked doubles team with Chervinsky, taking down No. 29 Pfennig and Nong of Miami (4/12)
  • Moved up to a No. 12 doubles ranking (with Chervinsky) after the NC State and Wake Forest wins (4/2)
  • Earned her third ACC Doubles Team of the Week honor after wins against Miami and Florida State (4/16)
  • Defeated No. 45 Thea Rabman of UNC 6-0, 6-0 (2/11)
  • Fell in the first round of NCAA Doubles against No. 11 Cabezas and Tomase of Tennessee
  • Went 10-6 in singles and 11-9 in doubles in the fall
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the A2 singles bracket at the Fall Ranked Spotlight Tournament in Cary (9/16)
  • Ranked No. 46 in the ITA Preseason Doubles Rankings
  • Voted the Teammate of the Year at the Hoos Choice Awards
  • CSC Academic All-Region
  • All-ACC Academic Team


  • ITA All-American in doubles
  • NCAA Doubles Semifinalist with Julia Adams, becoming just the second UVA doubles team to advance to the semifinals in program history
  • Finished the year ranked No. 6 in doubles with Julia Adams
  • Earned an at-large bid into the NCAA Doubles Championship partnering with Julia Adams
  • Rose to a top-10 doubles ranking, coming in at No. 7, while partnering with Julia Adams (3/7)
  • Won her dual match debut, downing Stefaniia Mikhailova of Washington State on court six during ITA Kickoff Weekend (1/27)
  • Partnered with Julia Adams 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)
  • VaSID First Team All-State in Doubles
  • ITA Scholar Athlete
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

Summer 2022

  • Won a gold medal competing in the mixed team competition at the 2022 Canada Games. She and fellow Cavalier Annabelle Xu played on team Quebec (8/14)


  • Ranked No. 3 in the ITA Newcomer Top-10 rankings
  • Only competed in the fall
  • Picked up her first win over a ranked opponent at the Fall Ranked Spotlight Tournament in Cary, N.C., topping No 29 Ayana Akli of South Carolina (9/26)
  • Doubles Runner-Up at the ITA Atlantic Regional, partnering with Hibah Shaikh (10/25)
  • Runner-Up in the Consolation Doubles bracket at the ITA National Fall Championships, partnering with Hibah Shaikh (11/7)
  • Went 11-4 in doubles in the fall
  • Won the Pre-Qualifying Tournament for the WTA 1000 National Bank Open (formerly Rogers Cup) in Montreal, but fell in the first round of singles qualifying
  • Played in doubles main draw at the National Bank Open, partnering with fellow Canadian Carol Zhao, advancing to the Round of 16 after topping Beatrice Gumulya and Emily Webley-Smith 6-2, 6-3 in the opening round


  • Career-high ITF junior ranking of No. 17
  • Won the doubles title at the 2019 Challenger Banque Nationale de Saguenay in the doubles draw partnering with Leylah Annie Fernandez (currently ranked #69 in the WTA singles ranking)
  • Competed in three 2021 ITF World Tennis Tour tournaments in Antalya, Turkey, including a quarterfinal run the last week of March
  • Four ITF junior singles and five doubles titles
  • Singles runner-up at both the 2019 Coffee Bowl in San Jose, Costa Rica and the 2019 Grade 1 Juniors tournament in Merida, Mexico
  • 2019 Junior French Open, 2019 Junior U.S. Open and 2020 Junior Australian Open singles, twice advancing past the first round
  • 2019 Junior US Open doubles semifinalist
  • Represented Canada as a member of the 2019 Junior Fed Cup team


  • Majoring in kinesiology


Year Overall Dual ACC Overall Dual ACC
2021-22 5-8 0-0 0-0 11-4 0-0 0-0
2022-23 20-11 11-7 7-5 28-10 21-4 11-2
2023-24 31-10 21-4 10-1 27-18 16-8 9-2
Career 56-29 32-11 17-6 66-32 37-12 20-4