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    Joanna Henderson     
     
      Joanna Henderson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Aberdeen, Scotland

High School:
St. George's School Edinburgh

Height:
5-11

RECORD & HONORS
Career Singles Record: 43-48
Highest Singles Ranking: No. 99 (1/2/14)
Career Doubles Record: 53-44
Highest Doubles Ranking: No. 16 (9/8/14 - with Caitlyn Williams)

Awards
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

SINGLES TITLES
2013 Tennessee Fall Invite

DOUBLES TITLES
2014 Tennessee Fall Invite
2013 Tennessee Fall Invite

MATCH-BY-MATCH
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14

2014-15 - SENIOR
Singles Record: 6-4
Doubles Record: 7-3

FALL SEASON

  • Opened her fall season by receiving her highest ranking in doubles at No. 16 with Caitlyn Williams. She and Williams went 5-1 together in the fall. They also won the Tennessee Fall Invite doubles title for the second year in a row.
  • Advanced to the quarterfinals for singles and semifinals for doubles in the Ohio Valley Regional Championships.
  • Went 3-1 versus ranked opponents throughout the fall.
  • On Oct. 19, she won her 50th doubles match in her career in a 8-4 quarterfinal match of the Ohio Valley Regional against MTSU's duo of William and Moraes.
  • Finished the fall by winning five of her last seven matches in singles and six of seven in doubles.

2013-14 - JUNIOR
Singles
  • Finished the season on a three-match win streak (April 11-May 9)
  • Took down Georgia State's Masa Grgan 7-5, 6-1 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (May 9)
  • Captured the match winner against Auburn (April 11) after a three set (7-6 (8), 2-6, 6-3 victory at No. 2 singles over ranked opponent Emily Flickinger.
  • Clinched the match winning point for the second season in a row in a 6-4, 3-6 6-4 win at No. 37 Indiana (Feb. 23)
  • Bested Chattanooga's Kaylene Chadwell 6-3, 6-1 in the Lady Vols sweep of the Mocs (Feb. 16)
  • Out-worked Dana Oppinger of Marshall 6-2, 6-3 at the UVA Winter Invite (Jan. 19)
  • Swept her three matches in the Tennessee Fall Classic earning Tournament Singles Champion honors out-playing NC State's Kissell, Ohio State's DeSantis and Kentucky's Sutjiadi (Oct. 25-27)
  • Fought for two wins in the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional versus Natasha James of Evansville 1-6, 6-2, 6-2 and Elle Stokes of Louisville 6-7(5), 6-4, 7-5 (Oct. 20)
  • Took Shelby Talcott of Iowa 1-6, 6-3, 7-5 during the Furman Fall Classic (Sept. 29)
  • Beat Furman's Alex Moreno-Kaste 3-6, 6-1, 6-0 for her first win of the season (Sept. 28)

Doubles
  • Ended the year ranked No. 45 in the nation in doubles alongside Caitlyn Williams
  • Went 7-1 during the fall with partner Caitlyn Williams
  • Earned doubles wins over LSU (April 4) and Arkansas (April 6) alongside Williams.
  • Captured back-to-back victories in a double header with Murray State and Western Kentucky (March 19)
  • Gained three victories during the Tennessee Fall Classic against teams of Kentucky 8-3, NC State 8-1, Ohio State 8-6 en route to Doubles Tournament Champion honors (Oct. 25-27)
  • Added a victory over Kentucky against Fox/Lewis during the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional opening round(Oct. 19)
  • Won all three matches of the Furman Fall Classic against teams from Furman, Florida State and Clemson (Sept. 27-28)

2012-13 - SOPHOMORE
Singles
  • Outworked Alex Clark of Mizzou 6-2, 6-4 (3/31)
  • Beat Kristen Lewis of Kentucky 6-1, 6-0 (3/22)
  • Managed a win over Sophie Garre of Indiana 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 (2/15)
  • Defeated #93 singles player Fidan Manashirova (OSU) 6-4, 7-6 (10-8) (2/17)

  • Won 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 against Nebraska's Janine Weinreich during the ITA Kickoff in Lincoln, Neb. (1/26)
  • Went 3-0 in singles competition at the Tennessee Fall Classic defeating opponents from NC State, Ohio State, and Kentucky (10/28)
  • Defeated Jenny Porter of Furman at the Furman Fall Classic (9/23)

Doubles
  • Went 6-4 though the month of March
  • No. 2 doubles squad - No. 41 Caitlyn Williams/Joanna Henderson (UT) d. Sarah Lee/Mimi Nguyen (U-M), 8-3 (2/1)
  • Started with partner Caitlyn Williams at the #2 doubles position in their ITA Kickoff doubles matches (1/27)
  • Crushed Northwestern's Wowchuk/Niu team 8-2 in doubles with partner Caitlyn Williams at the UVA Winter Invitational (1/21)

  • Went 5-3 throughout the Fall in doubles competition
  • Defeated opponents from South Carolina, Alabama, Kentucky, Ohio State and Memphis
  • Partnered with Caitlyn Williams for Fall doubles matches

2011-12 - FRESHMAN
Singles
  • One of just two rookies to win SEC Freshman of the Week twice
  • Won 11 matches in rookie campaign, including career-high five-match winning streak from Jan. 27-Feb. 12
  • Perfect 5-0 record from No. 6 spot, also playing at positions three, four and five

  • Owns 4-2 three-set match record, including comeback over Nida Hamilton to help UT knock off No. 12 Northwestern, 4-3
  • Was down a set and trailed 4-0 in second set before winning 4-6, 7-5, 6-2
  • Also clinched UT's win over UC Davis

Doubles
  • Finished year with 18-8 record, including an 11-2 mark with Kata Szekely
  • Played with four different partners during freshman season, mostly from No. 3 position...Went 5-2 in SEC play
  • Part of six doubles clinching points
  • Won career-high six consecutive matches (March 4-25)
  • Last three of streak helped her win second SEC Freshman of the Week honor (3/28)
  • Had 11 wins by at least five points

  • Tied for third on team with 15 dual-match wins
  • Ranked No. 22 (with Natalie Pluskota) in ITA Preseason Doubles Poll
  • Posted 1-1 record with Williams at Dick Vitale Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic
  • Finished third with Pluskota in the Furman Fall Classic's first flight
  • Defeated South Carolina's Dijana Stojic/Jaklin Alwai, 9-7, in third-place match

PRIOR TO TENNESSEE
  • Part of the fifth-ranked recruiting class in the country according to TennisRecruiting.net
  • Led the under-18 Scotland team to victory in four nations
  • Represented Scotland/Great Britain from the age of nine
  • Won three British National titles and was a runner-up in three others
  • Victorious in a pair of ITF doubles championships and placed second in one
  • Was named Scotland's tennis junior player of the year in 2006 and 2008
  • Six-time Aberdeen Junior Sports Person of the Year (2006-2011)
  • Helped St. George's School to 2011 AEGON Team Tennis Schools National Championship match and finished as runner-up
  • Part of the 2008 Lawn Tennis Association Team of the Year
  • Recipient of the Campbell & Joan Wallace Scholarship Endowment
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