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    Joanna Henderson     
     
      Joanna Henderson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Aberdeen, Scotland

High School:
St. George's School Edinburgh

Height:
5-11

Career Singles Record: 38-44
Career Doubles Record: 46-42
Highest Doubles Ranking: No. 22 (9/11/11 - with Natalie Pluskota)

SINGLES TITLES
2013 Tennessee Fall Invite

DOUBLES TITLES
2013 Tennessee Fall Invite

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

AS A JUNIOR (2013-14)
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)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13 )
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

AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12)
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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