Women's Tennis



    Alba Berdala  
    Alba Berdala

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Gerona, Spain

    High School:
    Ausias March

    Height:
    5-8

    Birthdate:
    12/05/1986


    2007-08 (JUNIOR)
    Earned All-Big Ten laurels for the second consecutive season ... played No. 1 singles in every dual match but one, winning 13 times ... compiled an overall singles record of 21-18 and 24-24 in doubles action ... won five Big Ten singles matches and four doubles contests ... defeated two nationally-ranked opponents; topping DePaul's #93 Dunja Antunovic 6-2, 7-5 at the Western Michigan Super Challenge and #69 Sarah Woestmann from Kentucky, 7-5, 6-2 in the dual match ... triumphed in her NCAA first round singles match, besting Louisville's Lauren Imre in a third-set tiebreaker ... won her singles flight championship in the Hoosier Classic, going 3-0 over the weekend ... teamed with Katya Zapadalova to go 4-1 in the IU Doubles Invitational ... an Academic All-Big Ten team member.

    2006-07 (SOPHOMORE)
    Posted a 20-17 singles record, including a 13-12 mark in the No. 1 singles slot while going 18-19 in doubles play ... was named to the All-Big Ten team ... defeated No. 37 Inga Beermann from Virginia Tech on Nov. 3 (6-1, 6-3) ... strung together eight consecutive wins from Jan. 14-Feb. 4 ... teamed with Laura McGaffigan for seven wins in 10 conference double matches ... she and McGaffigan beat both the No. 13 and No. 45 ranked doubles teams in the country in a span of seven days ... the tandem finished the regular season ranked 60th in the country.

    2005-06 (FRESHMAN)
    Posted a 22-15 overall singles record and a 5-5 mark in league play ... saw time at the No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 singles slots ... finished the season winning five of her last six singles matches ... recorded a 12-8 doubles record at the No. 3 slot with partner Cecile Perton ... notched a Big Ten doubles record of 3-4 ... won only match played at the No. 2 doubles slot.

    PREP/JUNIORS
    Ranked as high as 50th in the Spanish women's rankings ... ranked No. 8 in her age group in Spain's junior rankings ... highest ranking in the WTA was No. 980 ... best WTA finishes were reached in the quarterfinals of two $10,000 events.

    PERSONAL
    The daughter of Josep and Rosa Maria ... her sister was a nationally-ranked tennis player .... born on Dec. 5, 1986 ... majoring in Telecommunications.

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