UCLA Women's Tennis BIO
Skylar Morton
Player Profile:
Skylar Morton 1263569
Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bethesda, Md.
High School: Laurel Springs
Doubles All-American ... Ended the season listed at a season-high No. 103 in singles and No. 9 in doubles (w/Robin Anderson) in the Final ITA Rankings ... Posted a 21-8 overall singles record ... Was also 14-6 in dual matches, playing mostly at the No. 4 position ... Also played four matches at the No. 3 spot, going 4-0 ... Posted four wins over ranked singles opponents ... Highest ranked win came over No. 48 Tayler Davis of Cal ... Registered a 26-10 overall doubles record, including a 15-7 mark in dual matches ... Played mostly with Anderson at the No. 1 position, where the duo went 11-6 ... Received an at-large selection to the NCAA Doubles Championships but did not compete ... Posted a 7-2 record in singles and an 11-3 mark in doubles during fall play ... Captured the doubles title (w/Anderson) at the USTA/ITA Southwest Regionals in San Diego, defeating USC's Kaitlyn Christian and Sabrina Santamaria, 8-4 in the final ... Earned a spot in the main doubles draw at the USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships ... Fell in the first round, however advanced all the way to the consolation final, winning by walkover ... Teamed with Pamela Montez to take the doubles title at the Kramer Tennis Classic ... The duo defeated teammates Kaitlin Ray and Carling Seguso, 9-7 in the final ... Singles quarterfinalist at both the USTA/ITA Southwest Regionals and the Kramer Classic.

High School / Juniors
Listed as the No. 2 ranked recruit in the nation for 2011 according to TennisRecruiting.net ... Achieved a career-high combined world ranking of No. 177 in April of 2011 ... Ranked No. 1 in the USTA's MidAtlantic Section ... Won the South Carolina ITF singles title 2010 ... Captured two USTA Gold Balls during her junior career, winning doubles titles at the Easter Bowl (16s) and the USTA International Spring Championships ... Ranked as high as No. 5 in the nation in the 16s ...Reached the round of 16 in singles at a pro circuit event in Landisville, Pa. in 2011 ... Trained for most of her junior career at the Tennis Center at College Park (TCCP) ... Coached by Chuck Kriese, Nathan Thompson and Frank Salazar.

Full name is Skylar Alexandra Morton ... Parents are Larry and Rose Morton ... Brother Blake also plays tennis ... Lists winning her second USTA Gold Ball as her greatest athletic thrill.

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