Tiffany  Tavares

Tiffany Tavares


Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Odyssey Charter



Career Singles Record: 51-69
Career Doubles Record: 39-54

2015-16 - SENIOR

Singles Record: 11-13
Doubles Record: 16-18

  • Started the season on a three-match winning streak with wins over South Carolina's Ellie Zogg, Furman's Blair Martin and Memphis' Janina Berres.
  • Went on a three-match winning streak in doubles from Oct. 17-30

  • Had a career-high singles winning streak with five to open the spring, helping the Vols get off to a 4-1 start
  • Also won four consecutive matches in doubles to begin the spring
  • Paired with freshman Margo Taylor to clinch the doubles point over No. 11 Auburn, defeating the team of Alannah Griffin and Caroline Turner, 7-6 (4)
  • Helped the Vols take the doubles point over No. 46 Alabama with a win against Natalia Maynetto and Joanna Nena Savva, 6-3, on Court 3
  • Edged the duo Kate Lanier and Mami Adachi on Court 3, 7-5, to clinch the doubles point against Kentucky
  • Clinched the doubles point with freshman Margo Taylor the next week against Missouri, beating Cassidy Spearman and Brittany Lashway, 7-5

2014-15 - JUNIOR

Singles Record: 13-19
Doubles Record: 10-18

  • Opened the fall by winning two of her three matches in both singles and doubles at the Furman Fall Classic
  • In doubles, she partnered with Laurence Guevremont for the first time in her career
  • Closed the fall with a 8-4 loss to Northern Florida's duo of Vazquez/Calderon in the quarterfinals of the Dick Vitale Clay Court Classic
  • Won four of her first five doubles matches of the season with Victoria Olivarez, including a sweep during a doubleheader against Detroit's Davydova/Van Der Goot and WMU's Kuhle/Perinovic.
  • Defeated the duo of Holloway/Taylor from LSU 8-3 for her first conference win of the season.
  • Picked up her first conference win in singles after defeating Kentucky's Taylor Lederman 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-4.
  • Helped the Lady Vols defeat the Arkansas Razorbacks by defeating Mia Jurasic 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 (6).
  • Helped Tennessee clinch the doubles point and upset No. 44 Mississippi State with an 8-6 win over Guibe/Timea.

2013-14 - SOPHOMORE

Singles Record: 13-16
Doubles Record: 9-10

  • Partnered with Brittany Lindl for the Furman Fall Classic beating Vanderbilt 8-3 and Furman 8-3 (Sept. 27)
  • Won 6-1, 6-4 over Furman's Katherine Oudin in the Furmal Fall Classic (Sept. 28) for the first win of her sophomore season
  • Picked up two wins in the UVA Winter Invitational (Jan. 19-20)
  • Battled at No. 4 singles for the win against Nicole Robinson of Purdue 2-6, 6-3, 1-0(8) (Jan. 25) in the Lady Vols' dual season opener
  • Gained a win with Ashlee Boles at No. 3 doubles against Belmont's Mather/Gilley 6-1 (Feb. 16)
  • Swept the weekend vs. Ohio State (Feb. 21) and Indiana (Feb. 23) with a 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 comeback victory over Noelle Malley and 6-1, 6-4 win over Shannon Murdy at No. 6 singles
  • Sealed team's first SEC win with victory over Dominika Kanakova of South Carolina (Mar. 16) 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-4
  • Notched the match winning point for the second-straight SEC match with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Stephanie Fox of Kentucky (March 23)
  • Won a season high four straight matches from March 16-23 with match sealing wins over South Carolina and Kentucky

2012-13 - FRESHMAN

Singles Record: 14-21
Doubles Record: 4-8

  • Recorded her first collegiate win against Katherine Oudin of Furman University in 6-1, 6-1 sets (Sept. 21)
  • Defeated Stanford/Murray of Furman 8-6 during the Furman Fall Classic with Fotopolous
  • Fought back to win over Olga Kalodzitsa of Armstrong Atlantic in the Clemson Fall Classic (Oct. 12)
  • Defeated NC State's Christy Sipes 6-2, 6-4 during the Tennessee Fall Classic (Oct. 26)
  • Defeated Natasha Smith of Utah 6-3, 6-3 in the UVA Winter Invitational (Jan. 19)
  • Earned a win over Maike Zeppernick of Nebraska at the ITA Kickoff (Jan. 26)
  • Showed poise in a comback win over No. 94 Amy Zhu of Michigan, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
  • Defeated Noelle Malley of Ohio State 7-5, 6-2 (Feb. 17)
  • Rattled off a four match win streak in the month of March, the longest of her freshman season


  • Ranked as the No. 37 player in the nation as well as a five-star recruit by
  • Came in as the top player in Nevada
  • Won the Class 4A state singles championship as a senior, accounting for Spring Valley High School's first state tennis title
  • Advanced to the state championship during her sophomore season and the semifinals as a junior
  • Recorded back-to-back Southern Zone Regional Tennis Tournament titles as a junior and senior
  • Graduated from Odyssey Charter High School in May 2012
  • Her commitment marks the second consecutive year that Tennessee has signed Nevada's top-ranked prospect


  • Chose Tennessee because she felt as if it was the best program for her that would help her become the best tennis player she could be
  • Biggest influences as a high school tennis player were her coach Misha and her trainer Mike
  • Tiffany B Tavares, daughter of David and Penny Tavares, was born Sept. 18, 1993 in Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Recipient of the Campbell & Joan Wallace Scholarship Endowment


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