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Elaine Chervinsky

Baltimore, Md.
Elaine Chervinsky - Women's Tennis - Virginia Cavaliers


  • Finished the fall with a 9-2 record in doubles, moving up to a No. 3 national ranking (partnering with Natasha Subhash)
  • Doubles semifinalist at the ITA All-American (10/9)
  • Doubles semifinalist at the ITA Fall National Championships (11/5)
  • Singles finalist at the ITA Atlantic Regional (10/24), downing teammate No. 18 Natasha Subhash in the semifinals, the second-highest ranked victory of her career (10/24)
  • Ranked No. 56 in the preseason singles rankings


  • ITA Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year
  • 18-15 in singles; 22-9 in doubles
  • Named as an alternate for the NCAA Singles Championship, moving into the main draw
  • Won the clinching match in UVA’s 4-2 victory against No. 3 NC State in the ACC Championship quarterfinals, topping No. 66 Priska Nugroho 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 on court three (4/22)
  • Named the ACC Freshman of the Week after going 2-0 at No. 2 singles and 2-0 at No. 2 doubles during ITA Kickoff Weekend (2/1)
  • Defeated No. 64 Valeriya Zeleva of UCF while playing at No. 1 singles (2/4)
  • Runner-Up in singles at the ITA Atlantic Regional (10/25)
  • Picked up two wins against ranked opponents at the Fall Spotlight Ranked Tournament in Cary, topping No. 16 Isabella Pfenning of Miami and No. 50 Megan Davies of South Carolina (9/26)
  • Earned the team’s Best Attitude Award, presented at the team banquet at the end of April
  • Reached a season-high No. 53 singles ranking (4/6) and No. 50 in doubles (2/24)
  • Finished the year ranked No. 78 in singles and No. 56 in doubles with Natasha Subhash
  • VaSID All-State First Team in doubles
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • Five-star blue-chip recruit ranked as high as No. 6 nationally by and the third-ranked recruit in the Southeast and the state of Florida
  • Singles semifinalist and doubles runner-up at the 2019 ITF World Tennis Tour 15K event in Williamsburg, Va. (falling to Natasha Subhash in the singles semifinals)
  • 2018 singles title at the Girls’ 16 Eddie Herr International Junior Championship
  • 2018 Girls’ 16 Orange Bowl quarterfinalist
  • 2018 finalist in the doubles and quarterfinalist in the singles at the USTA Billie Jean King Girls’ 16 National Hard Court Championships, earning Billie Jean King sportsmanship award
  • 2019 singles quarterfinal at the Coffee Bowl in Costa Rica while capturing the doubles title
  • 2018 Florida “Bobby Curtis” Junior State Singles Championships in the Girls 16s
  • 2020 Oracle ITA Summer Circuit singles title in Lakeland, Fla.


  • Recipient of the 2021-22 and 2022-23 Virginia Athletics Foundation Endowed Tennis Scholarship
Year Overall Dual ACC Overall Dual ACC
2021-22 18-15 9-7 1-3 22-9 16-6 4-2