UCLA Women's Tennis BIO
Chanelle Van Nguyen
Player Profile:
Chanelle Van Nguyen 1263579
Height: 5'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: K12 International Academy

Singles All-American ... Second-Team All-Pac-12 selection ... Quarterfinalist in the NCAA Singles Draw ... Ranked as high as No. 3 in the ITA Singles rankings in the spring ... Compiled a 24-12 singles record, playing primarily in the No. 2 position (9-5) ... Was 13-10 against ranked opponents, most notably blanking then No. 2 Brooke Austin of Florida at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships as well as then No. 6 Julia Elbaba of Virginia at NCAAs ... Ended the season ranked No. 13 in singles ... In doubles play, Van Nguyen was 15-11 overall, playing with Fleming, Wiley, Ray, Anderson, and Magill ... Van Nguyen went 3-1 with Anderson and 9-6 with Wiley ... With Wiley, Van Nguyen took down No. 37 Lohan/Zhang of Miami, 6-4 ... Played in the World University Games ... Did not drop a game in her opening-round singles matches ... Fell in the Round of 16 at the WUG to South Korea's Na Lae Han, then ranked No. 226 in the WTA World Rankings.  

Earned All-America honors in singles … Second-Team All-Pac-12 selection … Ended the season ranked No. 10 nationally in singles … Ranked as high as No. 9 during the regular season … Quarterfinalist at the NCAA Singles Championships, falling to Duke’s Ester Goldfeld in three sets … Defeated North Carolina’s Ashley Dai, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the finals of the NCAA Team Championships, helping UCLA to the title … Finished the season with a 37-10 overall singles record … Her 37 wins tied for the second-most on the team … Went 15-4 in dual matches … Played as high as No. 1 in the lineup but mostly saw action at court Nos. 2 and 4 … Was 7-0 at No. 4 singles … Finished the season ranked No. 67 in doubles with partner Courtney Dolehide … Went 12-3 with Dolehide in dual-match play, seeing most action at court No. 3 … Semifinalist (w/Dolehide) at the Pac-12 Championships in Ojai, Calif.

Finished the year ranked No. 115 in the Final ITA Singles Rankings … Climbed to as high as No. 78 during the year (Feb. 12) … Went 16-10 overall on the year in singles play … Was 9-5 in dual matches playing mostly at the No. 4 position … Highest ranked win of the season came over North Carolina’s Zoe De Bruycker in the round of 16 at the Freeman Memorial Championships in Las Vegas, Nev. … Missed the entire month of April due to an ankle injury suffered against Stanford on March 29 … Went 10-7 overall in doubles play …Was 5-3 in dual matches, teaming mostly with Kyle McPhillips at court No. 3 … Also played several matches with Robin Anderson at No. 1 doubles.

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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