Tania Mahtani
Tania Mahtani

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

High School:
Palos Verdes Peninsula

Height:
5-8


At Michigan ... Four-year varsity letterwinner (2007-10) ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection (2008-10) ... four-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner (2007-10) ... Ended career with 94 singles wins, ranking fourth on the all-time list ... Won more team matches during her four-year career (78) than any other Wolverine.

Senior (2009-10) ... Earned fourth varsity letter ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ... Singles ... 24-15 overall record ... 15-12 dual-match record (1-4 at No. 2, 1-5 at No. 3, 3-0 at No. 4, 10-3 at No. 5) ... 9-1 Big Ten record ... 9-3 record with 2-1 region mark in tournament play ... Won Blue Flight at Wolverine Invitational (Oct. 2-4) ... Doubles ... 24-19 overall record ... 16-12 dual match record (1-7 with Denise Muresan at No. 1, 0-1 with Muresan at No. 2, 15-4 with Muresan at No. 3) ... 8-7 record in tournament play, pairing with Whitney Taney (3-1), Denise Muresan (3-1), Mimi Nguyen (2-4) and Taylor Fournier (0-1) in tournament action ... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Midwest Regional Championship with Muresan.

Junior (2008-09) ... Earned third varsity letter ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ... Singles... 21-15 overall record ... 10-6 regional record .... 15-8 dual-match record (2-4 at No. 3; 9-3 at No. 4; 4-1 at No. 5) ... 6-4 record during Big Ten regular season ... 6-7 record in tournament play ... went 1-2 at Michigan Invitational (Jan. 17-19) ... went 1-3 at Thunderbird Invitational (Nov. 7-9) ... went 2-1 in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 23-28) ... went 2-1 at San Diego State Fall Classic (Oct. 3-5) ... Doubles ... 26-12 overall record ... 11-7 regional record ... 16-8 dual-match record (16-7 with Chisako Sugiyama at No. 1; 0-1 with Rika Tatsuno at No. 2) ... 9-1 record during Big Ten regular season ... listed No. 39 nationally and No. 4 regionally in final ITA rankings with Sugiyama (May 29) ... 10-4 record in tournament play ... went 1-2 with Chisako Sugiyama at Michigan Invitational (Jan. 17-19) ... went 3-0 with Sugiyama at Thunderbird Invitational (Nov. 7-9) ... went 2-1 with Whitney Taney in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 23-28) ... went 3-0 with Taney at San Diego State Fall Classic (Oct. 3-5) ... went 1-1 with Sugiyama in qualifying at Riviera/ITA All-American Championships (Sept. 30-Oct. 5).

Sophomore (2007-08) ... Earned second varsity letter ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ... Singles... 21-15 overall record ... 14-7 regional record ... 13-9 dual-match record (0-1 at No. 1; 0-3 at No. 2; 3-3 at No. 3; 10-2 at No. 4) ... 7-3 record during Big Ten regular season ... listed No. 118 nationally and No. 18 regionally in final ITA rankings (May 27) ... 8-6 record in tournament play ... went 2-1 at Michigan Invitational (Jan. 11-13) ... went 1-3 at Thunderbird Invitational (Nov. 2-4) ... went 4-1 and reached semifinals in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 18-23) ... went 1-1 at Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 28-30) ... Doubles... 25-12 overall record ... 15-6 regional record ... 18-7 dual-match record with Chisako Sugiyama at No. 1 ... 10-0 record during Big Ten regular season (No. 1 flight winner) ... listed No. 38 nationally and No. 3 regionally in final ITA rankings with Sugiyama (May 27) ... 7-5 record in tournament play ... went 1-2 with Sugiyama at Michigan Invitational (Jan. 11-13) ... went 3-0 with Sugiyama at Thunderbird Invitational (Nov. 2-4) ... went 1-1 with Denise Muresan in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 18-23) ... went 2-2 with Whitney Taney and Rika Tatsuno at Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 28-30).

Freshman (2006-07) ... Earned first varsity letter ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner ... Singles... led team in dual-match wins (19) ... 28-12 overall record ... her 28 wins put her in fifth place on Michigan's all-time single-season wins list ... became 16th freshman in U-M history to gain 20 wins in a season ... 16-7 regional record ... 19-6 dual-match record (1-0 at No. 3; 13-3 at No. 4; 5-3 at No. 5) ... 9-1 record during Big Ten regular season ... defeated Vanderbilt's Liberty Sveke (6-2, 6-2) for first career dual-match win (Jan. 27) ... 9-6 record in tournament play ... went 3-0 at Michigan Invitational (Jan. 12-14) ... went 2-3 and reached quarterfinals at Thunderbird Invitational (Nov. 3-5) ... went 0-2 in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 19-24) ... went 4-1 and finished as runner-up at Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 29-Oct. 1), defeating Marquette's Katie Donovan (6-0, 6-0) for first collegiate win ... Doubles... 15-13 overall record ... 10-5 regional record ... 11-8 dual-match record (11-4 with Kara Delicata at No. 2; 0-4 with Elizabeth Exon at No. 3) ... 9-0 record during Big Ten regular season ... teamed with Delicata to earn a 9-8(3) decision over Wisconsin's Beck/Burke for first career dual-match win (March 11) ... 4-5 record in tournament play ... went 0-2 with Exon at Michigan Invitational (Jan. 12-14) ... went 0-2 with Tanvi Dudhela and Exon at Thunderbird Invitational (Nov. 3-5) ... went 1-1 with Allie Shafner in main draw at Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championships (Oct. 19-24) ... went 3-0 with Shafner and Chisako Sugiyama at Wolverine Invitational (Sept. 29-Oct. 1), including an 8-5 decision over Kentucky's Schwenk/Winebrenner with Sugiyama for first collegiate win.

Prep ... Attended Palos Verdes Peninsula High School (2006) ... honor roll student ... National Honor Society member ... Spanish Honor Society member ... four-year varsity letterwinner ... played at No. 1 singles as a junior and senior, compiling records of 46-1 and 46-3, respectively ... team captain as a senior ... team MVP as a junior and senior ... team Most Improved Player as a sophomore ... led team to California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division I championship as a sophomore and runner-up finishes as a junior and senior ... led team to Bay League championship as a sophomore and runner-up finish as a freshman ... led team to Californian All-American title as a senior (tournament MVP) ... Bay League singles champion as a junior and doubles champion as a freshman ... reached CIF doubles final as a senior ... Palos Verdes Peninsula Female Athlete of the Year as a senior ... named Daily Breeze Player of the Year and Los Angeles Times All-Star as a junior and senior ... ranked as high as No. 16 among high school seniors by tennisrecruiting.net.

National/International ... Claimed the 2007 ITA West Summer Circuit singles title (Newport Beach, Calif.) ... ranked as high as No. 23 nationally in Girls' 18-and-under singles ... USTA National Open singles finalist in 2006 (semifinalist in 2005, quarterfinalist in 2004) ... 2006 Anaheim TC Jr. singles champion ... 2005 USTA Interscholastic West Championship singles semifinalist ... 2004 West Coast Championship singles finalist ... helped Southern California to Pacific Cup championship in 2005 and a third-place finish at Fed Cup in 2006.

Personal ... Tania Jayne Mahtani was born September 15, 1988 ... daughter of Andy and Jayne Mahtani ... high school teammate of current U-M junior Rika Tatsuno ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... program in the environment major ... Spanish minor.

Career Statistics

Singles Overall Dual Tourn. Big Ten* #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2006-07 28-12 19-6 9-6 9-1 -- -- 1-0 13-3 5-3 --
2007-08 21-15 13-9 8-6 7-3 0-1 0-3 3-3 10-2 -- --
2008-09 21-15 15-8 6-7 6-4 -- -- 2-4 9-3 4-1 --
2009-10 24-15 15-12 9-3 9-1 -- 1-4 1-5 3-0 10-3 --
Career 94-57 62-35 34-22 31-9 0-1 1-7 7-12 35-8 19-7 --

Doubles Overall Dual Tourn. Big Ten* #1 #2 #3
2006-07 15-13 11-8 4-5 9-0 -- 11-4 0-4
2007-08 25-12 18-7 7-5 10-0 18-7 -- --
2008-09 26-12 16-8 10-4 9-1 16-7 0-1 --
2009-10 24-19 16-11 8-7 9-1 1-7 0-1 15-4
Career 90-56 61-35 29-21 37-2 35-21 11-6 15-8
* Big Ten Conference dual-match record (regular season)

   

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