Gayatri Krishnan
Gayatri Krishnan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chennai, India

High School:
National Inst. of Open Schooling

Height:
5-2

Major:
Business Management/Economics


2009-10: Compiled 18-5 singles record ... went 11-4 in dual matches ... went combined 9-2 at No. 5 & No. 6 spots ... combined with Anna Pieschl to go 8-3 overall in doubles action ... duo went 7-1 at No. 2 position.

2008-09: Outstanding first season at Stony Brook ... first team All-America East at No. 6 singles ... went 14-3 overall ... led the team in winning percentage (.824) ... America East Academic Honor Roll and Commissioner's Honor Roll ... ITA Scholar-Athlete ... played at every position except No. 1 ... undefeated at Nos. 3, 5 and 6 ... won all three of her matches at the Brown Invitational in the fall ... that started her on a six-match winning streak ... twice won matches by a 6-0, 6-0 score ... finished the season with six straight wins as well, including a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Gulay Ozdemir of Hartford (4/24) ... in half of her total singles sets she held her opponent to two games won or fewer Championships in the fall, winning three of four matches there ... went 11-5 overall in doubles play ... 3-1 at No. 1 with Anna Pieschl.

Prior to Stony Brook: Attended Stella Maris College in India.

High School: A 2007 graduate of the National Institute of Open Schooling ... ranked as high at No. 10 in the all-India under 18s ... ranked No. 3 in India in girls under 14 ... selected to represent India in the World Junior Cup qualifying in Australia ... played for India in the ITF South Asian under 14 event in Sri Lanka ... semi-finalist in both the under 14 and under 18 nationals ... ranked No. 324 in the ITF girls under 18.

Personal: Born Gayatri Krishnan on July 29, 1989 ... nickname is Ga ... daughter of Ramesh and Priya Kirshnan ... father played professional tennis and represented India in the Davis Cup and the 1992 Olympics ... he also reached the quarter finals at both Wimbledon and the US Open ... ranked as high as No. 23 in the world.