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Annabelle Xu

5'9''
Height
Freshman
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Montreal, Canada
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Annabelle Xu - Women's Tennis - Virginia Cavaliers

2024 ITA Singles All-American

2023-24
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  • ITA Singles All-American
  • First Team All-ACC in singles
  • Named as an alternate for the NCAA Singles Championship, moving into the main draw via withdrawls
  • Picked up two wins in the NCAA Singles Championship (No. 14 Sofia Cabezas of Tennessee and No. 21 Vic Allen of Florida State) to advance to the Round of 16
  • Career-best No. 44 singles ranking at the end of the season
  • 23-11 in singles including a 7-3 mark at No. 1 and 5-2 at No. 2
  • Went 15-15 in doubles
  • Picked up the highest-ranked singles win of her career against No. 9 Alexa Noel of Miami (4/12). Noel went on to win the NCAA Singles Championship in May
  • Doubles finalist at the ITA All-American (partnering with Mélodie Collard), picking up three wins against teams ranked in the top 25
  • Finalist in consolation doubles at the ITA Fall National Championships
  • Advanced to the qualifying final in singles at the ITA All-American (10/3)
  • Ranked No. 71 in the ITA Preseason Singles Rankings
  • Ranked No. 46 in the ITA Preseason Doubles Rankings, moving up to No. 13 in the final fall rankings and reaching a career-best No. 9 ranking (2/20)
  • ACC Top VI Award recipient for dedication to community service and outreach programs
  • CSC Academic All-Region
  • All-ACC Academic Team

2022-23

  • Went 15-3 in singles and 17-7 in doubles
  • Ranked No. 52 in the preseason doubles rankings with Julia Adams
  • Won her collegiate debut, topping Sophie Abrams of NC State at the Wahoowa Invitational (9/16)
  • Won a gold medal competing in the mixed team competition at the 2022 Canada Games. She and fellow Cavalier Melodie Collard played on team Quebec (8/14)
  • Picked up ranked wins against No. 49 Lily Jones of Michigan (2/10) and No. 51 Kailey Evans on San Diego (2/12) at ITA Indoors
  • Was on a six-match win streak in singles (1/20-2-12) before being sidelined with an injury
  • Returned to singles play after a two month month absence by picking up a win against No. 71 Abigail Rencheli of NC State (4/14)
  • Went 8-0 in singles in dual matches during the regular season
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • ITA Scholar Athlete
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

JUNIORS AND HIGH SCHOOL

  • Career-best junior ranking of No. 21
  • Reached the singles quarterfinals at the 2022 Junior French Open
  • Closed out her juniors career with a run to the semifinals in doubles at the 2022 Junior US Open
  • Has played in all four Junior Slams, advancing to the second round of the 2021 Junior US Open and the 2022 US Junior Australian Open
  • Has competed in four main draws of ITF World Tennis Tour tournaments, advancing to the finals of the 15K in Norman, Okla. in October 2021
  • Won the U18 Junior Nationals in her native Canada
  • Partnered with her soon-to-be UVA teammate Melodie Collard in doubles during the 2019 Junior Fed Cup, going 2-0 in Round-Robin Group 3 play
  • Has three junior singles titles under her belt, most recently winning a title in 2021 in San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Has won four junior doubles championships
  • Runner-up in singles earlier at the 2022 Grade A tournament in Cricluma, Brazil
  • Doubles finalist in November of 2021 in Merida, Mexico

PERSONAL

• Enrolled in McIntire School of Commerce

CAREER STATS

SINGLES DOUBLES
Year Overall Dual ACC Overall Dual ACC
2022-23 15-3 10-1 1-0 17-7 11-3 1-1
2023-24 23-11 12-5 11-6 15-15 6-6 2-3
TOTALS 38-14 22-6 12-6 32-22 17-9 3-4