Nina Yaftali
Nina Yaftali

Player Profile

Westlake Village, CA

High School:



Fall 2003 -- Went 3-4 in singles play ...Advanced to the quarterfinals at the Cal State Fullerton Intercollegiates ...Also participated at the ITA West Regionals and the Fall Desert Classic ...Quarterfinalist in doubles (w/Shilpa Joshi) at the CSUF Intercollegiates ... Also teamed with Sarah Gregg and Kate Jolson.

2002-03 -- Posted a 4-3 overall singles record ...Played in one dual match, defeating Loyola Marymount's Erin Sanchez at No. 6 singles on Feb. 26 ...Quarterfinalist in the Invitational draw at the Pac-10 Championships ...Reached the round of 16 in singles and doubles (w/Kate Jolson) during qualifying for the Omni Hotels ITA Regionals ...Also teamed with Laura Gordon in Riviera/ITA All-American Prequalifying.

High School / Juniors -- Attended Westlake High School in Westlake Village, Calif. ...Only played tennis at Westlake during her freshman year ...Team's No. 1 singles player ...Helped Westlake to the semifinals of the CIF Championships ...Earned first-team All-Marmounte League honors ...Team MVP ...Ranked No. 12 in the Southern California Girls' 18s singles rankings ...Captured the Girls' 16s title at the Ojai Valley Tennis Championships in 2000 ...Participated at both the Easter Bowl and SuperNational Hardcourt Tennis Championships ...Reached the round of 16 at the SuperNationals in her first year in the 18s ... Also participated at the Fiesta Bowl.

Personal -- Full name is Nina Angela Yaftali ...Born September 27, 1984 in South Field, Michigan ...Parents are Sal and Sima Yaftali ...Brother Alex played two years of tennis at UC Santa Barbara and now attends UCLA ...Majoring in biology.