TAMU Women's Tennis BIO
 Saska Gavrilovska


NCAA Singles Championship participant
ITA Texas Region Rookie Player of the Year
All-SEC Second Team
SEC All-Freshman Team
SEC Player of the Week (2/5)
Four-time SEC Freshman of the Week (1/29, 2/5, 3/12, 4/14)
Posted the highest ranked singles win by a freshman in Texas A&M history by defeating No. 5 Haley Carter of North Carolina
No. 47 in ITA final singles ranking (A&M freshman record for a final ranking)
No. 84 in ITA final doubles ranking (with Ines Deheza)


2014-15 (SOPHOMORE):
Enters the spring ranked a team-high and career high No. 29 in the ITA national singles rankings and also is listed No. 3 in the Texas Region in singles...FALL RESULTS: Entered the fall with a then-career-high No. 34 ranking in singles as well as a career-high No. 38 in doubles with Ines Deheza...Went 5-3 in singles, including 5-1 against ranked opponents...Notched the second highest ranked win of career by defeating eighth-ranked and No. 7 seed Lynn Chi of California in the main draw opening round at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships...Received a wildcard entry to the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships and reached the round of 16...In doubles, closed out the fall riding a four-match win streak...Posted a 4-1 record overall, including a 3-0 mark with freshman Eva Paalma.

2013-14 (FRESHMAN):
Became the second freshman in A&M history to receive a berth in the NCAA Singles Championship...Drew a tough draw and suffered a first round 6-4, 6-1 loss to 18th-ranked and No. 9-16 seed Anett Schutting of California...The loss snapped a career-best seven match win streak...Was the ITA Texas Region Rookie Player of the Year...Also earned All-SEC second team and SEC All-Freshman team honors...Was a four-time SEC Freshman of the Week...Swept both SEC player and freshman of the week honors on Feb. 5 after posting the highest ranked win by a freshman in A&M history following a 0-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10) come-from-behind victory over fifth-ranked Haley Carter in A&M’s 4-3 win at No. 3 North Carolina on Feb. 4...Went 7-5 overall against ranked opponents...Tied her regular season high and set an A&M freshman record with a No. 47 final national singles ranking, making her one of the top 10 highest ranked freshmen in the nation, as well as the top-ranked freshman in the Southeastern Conference and the Texas Region, in which she was ranked No. 4 overall...Finished 20-8 overall in singles, the second most wins on the team...Was 16-4 in dual matches only at the Nos. 1-3 positions...Posted a 7-2 record in SEC match play, including a 5-0 mark at the No. 2 line...Was No. 84 in the nation and No. 6 in the Texas Region in the final doubles rankings with sophomore partner Ines Deheza...Had been ranked as high as No. 60 with Deheza on March 3...Went 11-10 overall in doubles, including 10-8 in dual matches only and 2-6 against ranked opponents...Recorded her highest ranked doubles win as she and Deheza topped 50th-ranked Ashleigh Antal and Marie Casares of Vanderbilt, 8-6, in the Aggies’ 4-3 victory against the No. 7 Commodores on March 9...Went 7-3 in SEC doubles matches, including 6-1 at the No. 2 line, all with Deheza...Went 8-4 overall when teamed with Deheza, including a season-best six-match win streak...Was combined 3-6 with Anna Mamalat, Jana McCord and Mason Strickland...FALL RESULTS: Was hampered by an injury and saw limited action...Was 1-2 in singles and 1-1 in doubles.

Gavrilovska’s ITA Career Rankings:
(as of Jan. 6, 2015)

#29 Jan. 6, 2015 (Preseason-Spring)
#34 Sept. 8, 2014 (Preseason-Fall)
#47 June 4, 2014 (Final)
#47 Feb. 11, 2014
#56 May 1, 2014
#56 March 11, 2014
#57 April 22, 2014
#57 Feb. 25, 2014
#62 March 25, 2014
#63 April 15, 2014
#65 April 8, 2014

(with Ines Deheza)
#38 Sept. 8, 2014 (Preseason-Fall)
#60 March 11, 2014
#79 May 1, 2014
#83 April 15, 2014
#84 June 4, 2014 (Final)
#87 April 22, 2014

Gavrilovska’s Ranked Wins:

#5 Hayley Carter, North Carolina (Feb. 4, 2014)
#8 Lynn Chi, California (Oct. 5, 2014)
#25 Denise Starr, California (Oct. 1, 2014)
#70 Sofie Oyen, Florida (April 18, 2014)
#77 Ratnika Batra, Texas (Feb. 9, 2014)
#79 Yukako Noi, Florida State (Sept. 30, 2014)
#79 Matea Cutura, Pepperdine (Jan. 17, 2014)
#82 Marie Casares, Vanderbilt (Sept. 30, 2014)
#85 Kanika Vaidya, Columbia (Nov. 6, 2014)
#85 Brigit Folland, South Carolina (March 2, 2014)
#91 Julia Jones, Ole Miss (April 11, 2014)
#107 Sydney Campbell, Vanderbilt (March 9, 2014)

(with Rachel Pierson)
#41 Rima Asatrian/Kanika Vaidya, Columbia (Sept. 30, 2014)

(with Ines Deheza)
#50 Ashleigh Antal/Marie Casares, Vanderbilt (March 9, 2014)
#57 Nadia Ravita/Aldila Sutjiadi, Kentucky (March 7, 2014)

Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Vrsac, Serbia
High School: Turisticka Skola
Experience: 1 Letter
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