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Hanni Whittenbecker Deters Athlete Profile

Hanni Whittenbecker Deters

Hanni Whittenbecker Deters
Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 2002-2006 Hometown: Hamburg, Germany


  • A native from Hamburg, Germany
  • Got started with tennis by playing against the house wall every day after school during her grandfather's naptime
  • She then went to a local club to practice
  • She loves tennis because it requires a lot of skill and talent
  • Favorite players are Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf

Before BYU

  • Hanni has played team tennis since she was 10-years-old
  • Ranked in the top 15 in Hamburg and in the top 500 in all of Germany
  • Best team she ever competed against was Oberliga
  • Won her club tournament every year since the age of 12



Year Singles Doubles
2002-2003 2-1 0-1
2004-2005 2-4 3-2
2005-2006 0-3 4-2
Career 4-8 7-5

2002-2003 | Freshman Year

  • Arrived late in the 2002-03 season and won two matches for the Cougars

2004-2005 | Sophomore Year

  • Added critical depth to the talented squad
  • Won the one singles match she played and teamed with fresman Brianna Williamsen to go 2-0 in doubles

2005-2006 | Junior Year

  • Played in three doubles matches with Lauren Jones during conference play, the duo posted a perfect 3-0 record
  • Played against Wyoming, Colorado State and Air Force
  • 2005 BYU Student Athlete Academic Center Scholar Athlete