Anastasia Surkova Athlete Profile

Anastasia Surkova

Anastasia Surkova
Height: 5-10 Roster Years: 2004-2008 Hometown: Moscow, Russia

Personal

  • Her favorite tennis player is Justine Henin
  • Loves playing doubles
  • Loves horseback riding, camping, hiking and dancing

Before BYU

  • Ranked No. 1 by the ETA in 2001
  • Ranked No. 59 by the under 18 ITF

Stats

Year Singles Doubles
2004-05 19-5 22-2
2005-06 25-8 22-10
2006-07 32-7 28-9
2007-08 15-9 17-9
Career 91-29 89-30


2004-2005 | Freshman Year

  • The Fab Freshman played a huge role in the teams success
  • Played a majority of the year at No. 3 singles and seeing time at No. 2 as well
  • Went 19-5 in singles and teamed with fellow freshman Jennifer Miccoli to post a 16-2 doubles record
  • Finished the season ranked No. 15 in doubles
  • All-MWC in singles and doubles

2005-2006 | Sophomore Year

  • Advanced to the quarter finals of the Women's Central Region Championships
  • Began the regular season 5-0
  • Tied for second longest win streak on team with 10 straight victories
  • Led the team with 21 singles victories during the regular season, and an overall 21-6 record at No. 2 and No. 3
  • 20-7 doubles record at No. 1 and No. 2, including going 18-7 with Jennifer Miccoli
  • First Team All-Mountain West Conference in doubles
  • 2005 BYU Student Athlete Academic Center Scholar Athlete

2006-2007 | Junior Year

  • 10-2 singles record in the fall, with the first loss coming in the quarterfinals of the BYU Invitational
  • Reached final match of the Wilson/ITA Central-West Regional Championships, but withdrew so as to not play on Sunday to record her second and last loss of the fall season. Went on to beat the player she would have met in that match in straight sets during the spring season
  • Received No. 39 pre-season national doubles ranking with Jenny Miccoli
  • 10-3 doubles record in the fall
  • Won BYU Invitational doubles competition
  • Won doubles Wilson/ITA Central-West Regional Championships over No. 51 duo
  • Invited to participate in the doubles ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships and reached the quarterfinal round
  • During the spring, recorded a ten match singles win streak and did not loss in her last 15 matches (2 DNF)
  • Beat players ranked No. 58, No. 57, and No. 66
  • Tallied a 13-match win streak in doubles that spanned more than a month and a half
  • Highlight of the doubles season was a win over the No. 5 team in the nation from Notre Dame in Provo
  • Also beat the No. 42 and No. 20 doubles teams
  • Received MWC Player of the Week honors four times during the season
  • Named to All-MWC first team in singles and doubles and received MWC Co-Player of the Year award
  • Finished with the most wins on the team with a spring singles record of 22-5 and a doubles record of 18-6
  • 32-7 singles record on the year and 28-9 doubles record
  • No. 82 in the final national singles ranking and No. 34 final national doubles ranking
  • Named the first alternate doubles team for the NCAA Women's Individual Tennis Championship

2007-2008 | Senior Year

  • Did not compete in singles competition during the fall season due to injury
  • Played doubles with Elle Carney at the Central Regional Championships, finishing 2-0
  • Posted a 12-7 doubles record with teammate Jennifer Miccoli during the spring season
  • Nationally ranked as high as No. 35 with Miccoli
  • Together the duo defeated top 40-ranked opponents from Arkansas, Boise State and South Carolina
  • Posted a 15-9 singles record during the spring while playing the majority of the season at the No. 1 position in the Cougar lineup
  • Named MWC Player of the Week after her perfect 4-0 record against Boise State and Texas Tech
  • Received her sixth MWC Player of the Week award after a pair of upsets against South Carolina in both singles and doubles
  • Defeated several ranked opponents in singles, including No. 23 Gira Schofield of South Carolina and No. 31 Elena Gantcheva of UNLV
  • Received All-MWC honors in singles and doubles
  • Finished the season nationally-ranked No. 54 in doubles and No. 64 in singles
  • Fourth-ranked singles player in the Central Region
  • Regionally-ranked No. 5 with Miccoli