Emina Bektas
Emina Bektas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
New Braunfels


09/09/2014

Trio of Wolverines Earn ITA Preseason Rankings

Women's Tennis Trio Earns ITA Preseason Rankings

06/06/2014

Bektas Earns Third All-America Honor

Bektas Earns Third Women's Tennis All-America Honor

02/11/2014

Bektas Repeats as Big Ten Athlete of the Week

Bektas Repeats as Big Ten Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week

02/04/2014

Bektas Selected Big Ten Tennis Athlete of the Week

Bektas Selected Big Ten Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week

07/22/2013

Bektas, Bolender Win Titles at Women's Hospital Classic

Bektas, Bolender Win Tennis Titles at Women's Hospital Classic

05/11/2013

Women's Tennis NCAA Regional Champs

Michigan advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 with a 4-0 win over Notre Dame in the regional final.

04/19/2013

Women's Tennis Knocks Off PSU

U-M prevailed 5-2 in the home regular-season finale against Penn State.

03/30/2013

Women's Tennis Beats No. 17 Purdue

The Wolverines won all six singles matches to prevail, 6-1, over No. 17 Purdue.

01/26/2013

Women's Tennis Blanks Brown

The Wolverines shut out Brown in the ITA Kick-Off opener (Jan. 26, 2013).

Junior (2013-14) ... Singles ... ITA All-America ... Big Ten Player of the Year ... Unanimous All-Big Ten first team ... 38-8 overall record, including a 24-3 record at the No. 1 spot in dual matches ... Her 38 wins is a new Michigan record for singles wins in a season ... Earned third straight NCAA singles bid ... Recorded wins against No. 3 Beatrice Capra, No. 74 Yana Koreleva, and No. 119 Britney Sanders at the ITA Team Indoor Championships (Feb. 7-9) ... Finished the fall with a 13-3 record over five tournaments ... Split two matches at the ITA National Indoor Championships, beating No. 38 Alex Cercone before losing to No. 7 Hayley Carter (Nov. 8) ... Went 3-0 at the Adidas/USTA Collegiate Invitational (Nov. 1-3) ... Finished 4-1 at the ITA Midwest Regionals (Oct. 12-13) ... Went 2-1 at the ITA All-American Championships (Oct. 3-4) including a win over No. 5 Annett Schutting of California ... Went 2-1 at the Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 20-22), including a 6-1, 6-2 win over No. 53 Klara Vyskocilova of Tulane ... Doubles ... 25-9 with Brooke Bolender, 1-0 with Ronit Yurovsky ... Went 13-4 in dual matches at No. 1 with Bolender ... Earned second straight NCAA doubles bid ... Finished the fall at 10-5 including a 3-0 record at the Adidas/USTA Collegiate Invitational (Nov. 2).

Sophomore (2012-13) ... Earned second varsity letter ... All-Big Ten first team (unanimous) ... ITA Midwest Region Player to Watch ... Two-time Big Ten Athlete of the Week ... Singles ... Finished the season with a No. 33 singles ranking from the ITA ... 26-10 overall record ... 21-5 dual-match record, going 20-5 at No. 1 and 1-0 at No. 2 ... Earned a berth in the NCAA Singles Championship, falling in the first round ... Went 2-0 at the Big Ten Tournament (April 26-28) ... Clinched six of Michigan's wins on the season ... Went 10-1 in Big Ten play ... Doubles ... Ranked No. 4 with Brooke Bolender in the final ITA doubles rankings ... Received a No. 5-8 seed for the NCAA Doubles Championship, falling in the first round ... 29-9 overall record ... 22-5 dual-match record, going 21-4 at No. 1 with Brooke Bolender and 1-1 at No. 3 with Kristen Dodge ... With Bolender, went 8-3 at the No. 1 spot in Big Ten play.

Freshman (2011-12) ... Earned first varsity letter ... Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Year ... All-Big Ten first team (unanimous selection) ... Big Ten Athlete of the Week (Feb. 14, Jan. 31, Jan. 17, Oct. 26) ... Earned All-America honors in singles ... Singles ... 32-10 overall record ... 21-5 dual-match record ... Ranked as high as No. 5 (Feb. 16) in the ITA poll ... Posted a 3-0 record at the Big Ten Tournament (April 27-29) ... Avenged a regular-season loss with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 win against Indiana's No. 71 Leslie Hureau in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals ... Earned a 6-2, 6-2 decision against Nebraska's No. 43 Mary Weatherholt (April 13) ... Registered back-to-back wins over top-50 opponents, defeating North Carolina's No. 33 Zoe De Bruycker (3-6, 6-4, 6-4, March 18) and Notre Dame's No. 49 Shannon Mathews (6-1, 4-6, 6-4, March 21) ... Boasted an 11-match winning streak (Jan. 14-Feb. 22) ... Defeated Georgia's No. 2 Chelsey Gullickson (6-2, 7-5) at the ITA National Indoors (Feb. 10-12) ... Earned back-to-back over Vanderbilt's No. 23 Jackie Wu (6-1, 4-6, 6-4, Feb. 3) and Tennessee's No. 24 Natalie Pluskota (6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3, Feb. 5) ... Went 3-0 at the Michigan Invitational (Jan. 14-16), including a 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 win over Washington's No. 10 Denise Dy ... Captured the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional singles title (Oct. 22-25) with a perfect 5-0 record ... Defeated three ranked opponents en route to the regional crown, including a 6-4, 6-2 decision over Northwestern's No. 58 Brittany Wowchuk in the final ... Went 1-1 in collegiate debut at the ITA All-American Championships (Oct. 4-6) ... Doubles ... 33-10 overall record ... 24-4 dual-match record ... Cruised past Illinois' No. 53 Marisa Lambropoulos/Melissa Kopinski, 8-0, at the Big Ten Tournament (April 28) ... Earned three straight wins over ranked teams, defeating Illinois' No. 48 Marisa Lambropoulos/Melissa Kopinski (8-6, April 7), Northwestern's No. 76 Linda Abu Mushrefova/Veronica Corning (8-6, April 8) and Nebraska's No. 44 Madeleine Geibert/Stefanie Weinstein (9-8 (8), April 13) ... Recorded an 8-4 win over Notre Dame's No. 1 Kristy Frilling/Shannon Mathews ... Earned an 8-5 decision against Georgia's No. 2 Gullickson/Gilchrist (Feb. 12) ... Defeated Yale's No. 16 Brook/Yu, 8-2, at the ITA Kickoff Weekend (Feb. 28-29) ... Paired with Bolender to advance to the semifinals at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional (Oct. 21-24).

Prep ... Graduated from New Braunfels High School (2011) ... Did not play high school tennis ... Trained at the John Newcombe Tennis Academy in New Braunfels, Texas ... ranked as high as No. 5 among high school seniors by tennisrecruiting.net.

National/International ... Listed as the No. 2 singles player and No. 1 doubles player in the USTA Girls' 18 Midwest section rankings ... ranked No. 4 in the USTA Girls' 18 national rankings ... captured singles and doubles titles at the 2009 July USTA National Open in El Paso, Texas ... singles finalist and doubles champion at the 2009 May USTA National Open in El Paso ... two-time doubles champion at USTA National Open in Waco, Texas (2009, '10) ... two-time doubles champion at the USTA Spring National Championships (2009, '10) ... K-Swiss Junior Tennis Championships singles champion (2010) and runner-up (2008) ... twice singles champion at Midwest Closed Junior Championships (2008, '10) ... 2008 Midwest Closer Indoor Championships singles champion ... two-time singles finalist at 2008 USTA National Open events ... singles champion at the 2007 St. Louis Gateway Junior Championships ... won nine straight consolation matches to place fifth at the 2009 USTA National Clay Court Championships.

Personal ... Emina Bektas was born March 30, 1993 ... daughter of Jasmin and Selma Bektas ... enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... undeclared major.

Career Statistics

Singles Overall Dual Tourn. Big Ten* #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2011-12 32-10 21-5 11-5 8-3 21-5 -- -- -- -- --
2012-13 26-10 21-5 5-5 10-1 20-5 1-0 -- -- -- --
2013-14 38-8 24-3 14-5 10-1 24-3 -- -- -- -- --
Career 96-28
66-13 30-15 28-4 65-13 1-0 -- -- -- --
Doubles Overall Dual Tourn. Big Ten* #1 #2 #3
2011-12 33-10 24-4 9-6 10-1 24-4 -- --
2012-13 29-9 22-5 7-4 8-3 21-4 -- 1-1
2013-14 27-10 14-4 13-6 8-1 14-4 -- --
Career 89-29 60-13 29-16 26-5 59-12 -- 1-1

* Big Ten Conference dual-match record (regular season)

   


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