Mariko Fritz-Krockow
Mariko Fritz-Krockow

Player Profile

Tokyo, Japan

High School:
Laurel Springs



Fall 2001 — Registered a 3-2 mark in fall singles action …?Participated in both the adidas Invitational and the Riviera All-American pre-qualifying …?Teamed with freshman Sarah Gregg to post a 2-2 fall doubles mark …?The duo reached the semifinals at the adidas Invitational.

2001 —?Joined the Bruins in January of 2001 …?Posted an 18-13 overall singles record in her first season of collegiate play … Saw most of her action at the Nos. 4 and 5 positions … Reached the Flight III quarterfinals at the Pac-10 Indoors …?Defeated No. 41 Keiko Tokuda of Stanford, 6-3, 7-6(4) in a dual match on April 21 … Finished the season with a 12-8 record in dual matches …?Teamed with Sara Walker in doubles, posting a 13-6 record …?Defeated teammates Fisher/Marinova, 3-6, 6-1, 6-0 in the finals of the Pac-10 Championships …?Participated in the NCAA Doubles Championships, falling to top-seeded Barnikow/Kalvaria in the first round …?Finished 2001 ranked No. 15 in the final ITA doubles rankings.

High School/Juniors — Graduated early from Laurel Springs High School in Ojai, CA …?Placed third at the 1999 Copper Bowl in Arizona …?Reached the quarterfinals in singles and in doubles (w/ Tracey O’Connor) at the 2000 International Grass Courts …?Also reached the quarterfinals at the 2000 International Hard Courts …?Advanced to the semifinals in doubles …?Played in the 1999 Orange Bowl …?Played No. 1 singles for Japan at the 1999 Connelly Cup … Competed in doubles at the 2000 Wimbledon Junior Championships … Reached the second round at both the Roehampton International 2000 and the Thames Ditton 2000 tournaments in London, England … Advanced to the third round of the 2000 World Super Juniors in singles and second round in doubles …?Singles semifinalist at the 2000 Asian Open …?Ranked as high as No. 75 in singles and 60 in doubles in the ITF Junior Singles Rankings … Ranked third in Japanese Girls’ 18s singles.

Personal — Full name is Mariko Lilian Kathrein Fritz-Krockow … Born November 29, 1982 in Tokyo, Japan …?Parents are Bernhard and Hiroko Fritz-Krockow …?Younger sister, Emmy also plays tennis … Has lived in Japan, Germany, Barbados and in the U.S. … Speaks German, Japanese and English fluently …?Admires Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf …?Majoring in sociology and German …?Hopes to one day compete on the WTA tour.