A two-time NCAA doubles champion, Burdette earned All-America honors as a sophomore and junior
In addition to reaching the U.S. Open third round, Burdette has won two singles titles this summer.
Burdette has set the stage for a showdown against Maria Sharapova, seeded No. 3 in the draw and ranked No. 3 in the world
Klahn will next play No. 13 seed Richard Gasquet of France in the second round.
Senior Mallory Burdette extended her stay at the 2012 U.S. Open, defeating Switzerland's Timea Bacsinsky 6-4, 6-3 on Monday night in the opening round of main draw singles play.
2011-12: All American in singles and doubles ... NCAA Doubles champion with partner Nicole Gibbs, capturing Stanford's 15th overall collegiate doubles title and winning for the second straight season ... NCAA Singles runner-up, falling to Gibbs in the first all-Stanford final since 2001 ... All-Pac-12 Second Team selection ... finished the year 41-7 overall and 19-1 in duals ... 23-7 against nationally-ranked opponents ... earned a final national ranking of No. 4 ... 3-4 in three-set matches ... won career-best 21 consecutive matches from Jan. 15-Apr. 28 ... won consolation singles title at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships ... highest-ranked opponent she defeated was No. 2 Beatrice Capra of Duke in a 6-3, 6-2 victory on May 26 ... posted runner-up finishes at the ITA Northwest Regional Championships and Freeman Memorial Invitational Championships ... reached semifinals of Pac-12 Championships ... ITA National Doubles Team of the Year with Gibbs ... in doubles, posted a 35-5 record overall and 18-2 in duals ... earned a final national ranking of No. 1 ... playing together for the first time, Burdette and Gibbs opened the season by claiming the title at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships ... the duo also earned a runner-up finish at the Pac-12 Championships.
2010-11: All American in doubles ... All-Pac-10 Second Team honoree ... NCAA Doubles champion with partner Hilary Barte, capturing Stanford's 14th overall collegiate title ... also invited to compete in NCAA Singles Championships, falling in the first round ... earned a final national singles ranking of No. 26 ... 25-9 overall and 17-5 in duals, playing primarily at the No. 2 spot ... 8-4 in tournament matches ... 13-9 against nationally-ranked foes ... 5-4 in three-set matches ... ended the season with back-to-back losses, representing the only time she has suffered consecutive defeats in her short career ... highest-ranked opponent she defeated was No. 11 Jacqueline Cako of Arizona State by a 6-4, 6-1 count on Apr. 1 ... reached quarterfinals of NCTC Classic and Pac-10 Championships ... partnered exclusively with Hilary Barte in doubles, as the duo finished 30-6 overall, 17-3 in duals, 19-5 against nationally-ranked opponents and earned a final No. 1 national ranking ... ITA National Doubles Team of the Year with Barte ... Cardinal's top duo ended the year on a 15-match winning streak ... captured doubles crown at the ITA All-American Championships in October ... earned a runner-up finish at the NCTC Classic in mid-January ... also teamed with Natalie Dillon to capture the Pac-10 Championships Invitational doubles title.
2009-10: Pac-10 Freshman of the Year ... All-Pac-10 Second Team selection ... ITA Northwest Region Rookie of the Year ... named MVP of the NCAA Championships All-Tournament team, providing clincher in Stanford's 4-3 win over Florida in the national championship match as she rallied past Marrit Boonstra 6-4, 6-7 (4), 7-5 despite being down 5-4 in final set ... invited to NCAA Singles Championships, reaching the second round ... finished season with a national singles ranking of No. 32 ... tied for team lead in victories with a 38-6 overall mark while compiling a team-best 24-2 dual match record, playing most of her matches at the No. 3 spot ... 11-5 against nationally-ranked opponents ... 13-3 versus Pac-10 foes ... 16-1 in home matches ... 6-1 in three-set matches ... pieced together a season-high 14-match winning streak from Mar. 4-Apr. 22 ... did not lose back-to-back matches all season ... won her first nine contests of the year, highlighted by a singles title at the Saint Mary's Invitational ... also reached the semifinals of the ITA Northwest Regional Championships and Freeman Memorial Championships ... picked up a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Gonzaga's Kristina Zauere on Oct. 16 at the Saint Mary's Invitational in her first collegiate match ... ranked No. 68 nationally in doubles, teaming with Stacey Tan to finish 28-9 overall and 20-6 in duals as Stanford's No. 2 team ... the duo was 12-4 against Pac-10 opponents and 14-2 in home matches ... captured the doubles crown at the Freeman Memorial Championships, defeating No. 6 Sophie Grabinski and Sanaz Marand of North Carolina 8-6 ... Burdette and Tan won 13 straight matches from Feb. 11-Apr. 8.
Prior to Stanford: Attended UNL Independent Study High School in Lincoln, Neb. ... participated in USTA and ITF.
Personal: Born in Macon, Ga. ... parents are Alan and Judy Burdette ... older sister, Erin, was a four-time All-American and member of the Stanford women's tennis team from 2002-05 ... older sister, Lindsay, was a four-time All-American and member of the Stanford women's tennis team from 2007-10 ... also has an older brother, Andy, who played college tennis at Army.