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Carol Zhao
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
High School: Bill Crothers Secondary School
Major: Science, Technology & Society

As a Sophomore (2014-15)
• 
ITA All-American in singles and doubles
• NCAA Singles runner-up
• ITA Northwest Region Player to Watch
• All-Pac-12 First Team selection
• Pac-12 Doubles Team of the Year with Taylor Davidson
• ITA Scholar-Athlete
• Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team pick
• ITA Collegiate All-Star Team selection (doubles)
• Earned final No. 2 national ranking
• Advanced to quarterfinals of NCAA Doubles Championship
• 35-5 overall and 21-2 in duals, playing all matches at the No. 1 spot
• 22-3 against nationally-ranked opponents
• 14-3 in tournament play
• 8-1 in three-set matches
• Provided the clinching point in six matches
• Highest-ranked opponent defeated was No. 2 Maegan Manasse of California (March 1)
• Won 15 of her final 16 matches prior to falling in the NCAA Singles final
• Captured USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championships crown
• In doubles, teamed with Taylor Davidson as Stanford’s No. 1 team, finishing 34-8 overall and 16-5 in duals (playing all matches at the No. 1 spot) and becoming Stanford’s first Pac-12 Doubles Team of the Year since 2006
• Duo earned a final No. 2 ranking and captured the Pac-12 Championships title and NCTC Classic

As a Freshman (2013-14)
• All-American in singles
• ITA Northwest Player To Watch
• All-Pac-12 Second Team pick
• NCAA All-Tournament Team selection (No. 3 singles)
• Awarded final No. 22 national ranking
• Advanced to round of 16 at NCAA Singles Championship
• Finished 30-7 overall and 19-2 in duals, playing mainly at the No. 3 spot (16-2)
• 27 of her 30 wins came in straight sets
• 10-7 against nationally-ranked opponents
• 2-0 in three-set matches
• Contributed clinching point in four matches
• Pitched in with three victories during NCAA Championship competition
• Enjoyed 17-match winning streak that spanned from Jan. 19-April 12
• Highest-ranked opponent defeated was No. 5 Anett Schutting of California 6-3, 6-1 (Oct. 21)
• Notched first collegiate win in second career match, defeating No. 45 Joelle Kissell of NC State 6-2, 6-3
• Reached quarterfinals of Pac-12 Championships and ITA Northwest Regional Championships
• In doubles, paired with Kristie Ahn as No. 1 team to compile a 29-6 overall record, 15-2 dual mark, earn final No. 13 doubles ranking and compete in NCAA Doubles Championships

Prior to Stanford
• Attended Bill Crothers Secondary School in Unionville, Ontario, Canada
• 2013 Tennis Canada Junior Player of the Year
• Enjoyed a breakthrough 2013 season in which she was ranked No. 9 in the world and No. 1 among Canadian U18 players
• 2013 Australian Open Junior doubles champion
• 2013 French Open Junior doubles semifinalist
• Also in junior competition, reached the round of 16 at the U.S. Open, French Open and Wimbledon
• Qualified for 2013 Rogers Cup following a win over No. 74th-ranked Irina-Camelia Begu
• Nine-time Canadian national champion, including U18 national singles and doubles champion at age 15
• Represented Canada in 2011 Junior Fed Cup, earning a silver medal at the world finals
• Captured $25K title at Granby challenger in July 2013
• Reached final of $10K in May 2013
• Made two quarterfinal appearances at $50K challenger, including her first when she was 15

Personal
• Born in Chongquing, China
• Parents are Ping and Lily
• Hobbies include listening to music, playing the guitar or piano, reading, writing and traveling

Career Statistics
Singles
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 Overall Dual
2013-14 - 2-0 16-2 1-0 - - 30-7 19-2
2014-15 21-2 - - - - - 35-5 21-2
TOTALS 21-2 2-0 16-2 1-0 - - 65-12 40-4

Doubles

Year 1 2 3 Overall Dual
2013-14 15-2 1-0 - 30-6 16-2
2014-15 16-5 - - 34-8 16-5
TOTALS 31-7 1-0 - 64-14 32-7
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