The TCU women’s tennis team will start the 2017 spring season with three national rankings.
TCU will send six players to compete in the ITA All-American Championships this weekend.
TCU won three titles across three tournaments in the second weekend of fall action.
The team will head to the Little Rock Invitational and Rice Invitational this weekend.
The team picked up multiple victories between two tournaments this past weekend.
Summer Update: Seda Arantekin
Photography © Mario Houben
Photography: © Mario Houben
Photos by Jim Boyd
Photos by Jim Boyd
2016 All-Big 12 Doubles First Team
2016 All-Big 12 Singles Second Team
2015 All-Big 12 Doubles Team
2014-15 (SOPHOMORE SEASON) -- Named to the All-Big 12 Doubles Team after compiling a 48-21 overall record including a team-leading 26-8 mark in doubles action ... also had 20+ wins in singles with a 22-13 record ... paired mainly with Stefanie Tan in doubles, but also Alexis Pereira and Sofiko Kadzhaya ... totaled a 6-1 record in Big 12 action with Tan in doubles and went 13-5 at the No. 1 positions and 3-1 at the No. 2 position ... was first-alternate with Tan for the NCAA Doubles Championship ... duo entered the Oracle/ITA rankings at No. 39 and finished the season ranked No. 22 ... the pair won eight straight from Feb. 16 to March 22 and won their five straight matches ... posted a 7-6 record against nationally ranked doubles foes ... biggest doubles victories came over No. 10 Ema Burgic and Blair Shankle of Baylor and No. 13 Eva Paalma and Rachel Pierson of Texas A&M ... went 15-10 in dual matches in singles ... played mainly at the No. 5 and No. 6 positions ... was 6-7 on court five and 9-3 on court six ... her 22 wins in singles was tied for second most on the team ... won first six singles matches of the fall season ... strung together six straight singles wins during dual match play from April 1 to April 24 ... secured a 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 victory over Danielle Wagland of Texas to push TCU into the semifinals of the Big 12 Tennis Championship
2013-14 (FRESHMAN SEASON): Finished third on the team with 16 singles wins in her first season at TCU ... earned her first collegiate victory by defeating Agustina Valenzuela in three sets (7-5, 5-7, 7-5) ... stringed together four straight singles wins in nonconference play ... had four singles wins in conference play ... collected first conference victory against No. 22 Texas with a win over Neda Kopricina on court four ... led the team with an overall doubles record of 24-11 and finished with a 14-8 record in dual matches ... started the fall and spring seasons paired with Millie Nichols ... Nichols/Arantekin entered the ITA polls on March 25 at No. 77 and climbed as high as No. 67 ... the duo finished the season ranked No. 78 ... Nichols/Arantekin made an appearance in quarterfinals of the Midland Racquet Club Invitational and the USTA/ITA Texas Regional Championship ... won the Jack Kramer Invitational with Nichols with wins over Pepperdine, USC and Ohio State ... finished the fall tournament season 10-3 in doubles ... also paired with Stefanie Tan for 11 wins, while going 13-7 at No. 1 doubles ... won four straight matches with Tan and defeated two ranked opponents ... beat No. 76 Mia Lancaster and Whitney Ritchie 8-7 (8) and No. 40 Victoria Kisialeva and Jordaan Sanford 8-5 ... took out Breaunna Addison and Elizabeth Begley 8-2 of No. 22 Texas in the first round of the Big 12 Championships to help secure the doubles point for TCU.
HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS: Attended high school at Istek Kemal Ataturk ... played on Turkish National teams from ages 14 to 18 ... earned second place with high school team at the 2010 ISF World Championships ... ranked as high as No. 786 in world singles' ratings and No. 629 in doubles ... reached No. 222 in junior ratings ... was 48-25 in her singles' career and 55-17 in doubles.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Esref and Sibel Arantekin ... majoring in communication.
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