UCLA Women's Tennis BIO
Chanelle Van - Nguyen
Player Profile:
Chanelle Van - Nguyen 1267201
Height: 5'2"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Miami, FL
High School: K12 International Academy
Did not compete in the fall ... Joined the team in January ... Won her first 16 dual matches, going undefeated in January and February ... Ended the season with a 23-5 overall singles record ... Lost just four dual matches on the year, going 20-4 ... Played mostly at the Nos. 4-6 positions ... Reached a season-high singles ranking of No. 78 on March 13 ... Defeated USC's Gabrielle DeSimone 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 at No. 5 singles on March 1, clinching a 4-3 victory for the top-ranked Bruins at No. 2 USC ... Posted two ranked singles wins on the year, downing No. 66 Mary Clayton of Duke and No. 103 Cecilia Estlander of Cal ... Went 12-5 overall in doubles ... Was 11-3 in dual matches ... Teamed with five different players, seeing action with Kaitlin Ray, Pamela Montez, Robin Anderson, Carling Seguso and McCall Jones.

High School/Juniors
Singles finalist and doubles winner (w/Kyle McPhillips) at the 2011 U.S. International Grass Court Championships in Philadelphia ... Also reached the doubles final (w/McPhillips) at the 2011 ITF Easter Bowl in Palm Springs, Calif. ... Recorded a third-place showing in doubles (w/McPhillips) at the 2011 USTA Girls' 18s National Championships in San Diego ... Took home the 16s title at the 2008 Orange Bowl Junior Tennis Championships ... Singles finalist at the 2009 USTA Girls' 16s National Championships ... Reached a career-high ITF world ranking of No. 49 in January of 2011 ... Played in three of the four junior Grand Slams (Roland Garros, Wimbledon and U.S. Open) ... Singles winner at the 2010 Argentina Cup ... Has also played extensively on the ITF Women's Circuit ... Singles semifinalist in Evansville, Ind. ...Also captured the doubles title (w/ Kelsey Laurente) in Montego Bay in 2011.

Born on Jan. 19, 1994 in Miami ... Parents are Tam and Letty ... Lists playing on stadium court at the U.S. Open as her greatest athletic thrill ... Admires Rafael Nadal ... Wanted to attend UCLA from a very young age ... Enjoys hanging out with friends in her spare time.

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