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Zuzana Cerna

Zuzana  Cerna

Prague, Czech Republic

Last College:
Czech University of Agriculture


Student Assistant Coach




Baylor Women's Tennis Fall Invitational - 09/16/06



Baylor Women's Tennis Fall Invitational - 09/15/2006

Fall 2006 (Senior) - Advanced through Baylor Invitational's Gold Draw finals as the tournament's second seed ... Played in the tournament's doubles final round with partner Lenka Broosova ... Defeated No. 65 Iva Gersic from New Mexico at the ITA All-American tourament ... At Regionals, Cerna picked up four wins before falling in the semifinals ... Closed out the semester with an overall singles record of 10-4 and a 5-2 doubles record ... Earned the team's highest doubles win percentage at .714 ... Enters spring tied at 10th on Baylor's all-time career singles wins with 79.

2005-2006 (Junior) - A 2006 ITA All-American ... Advanced to the NCAA Tournament's round of 16 ... Ranked No. 18 nationally by ITA in final rankings ... Earned 2006 All-Big 12 singles and doubles teams bids ... Named 2006 ITA Southwest Region Player to Watch ... One of five Bears to compile 30-plus wins in 2005-06 ... Topped Baylor's season singles wins list with 47 victories (47-7 overall) ... Won 28 of 29 matches played at the No. 2 spot ... Streak extended into postseason play and ended at 24 wins ... Went undefeated in conference (10-0) ... Lost only seven singles matches in `05-'06 season ... Earned a record of 23-7 in singles matches against ranked opponents ... Earned the most doubles wins on the team with 25 (25-10 overall mark) ... Ranked as high as No. 9 in the ITA rankings ... Named Big 12 Player of the Week on March 21 ... Earned spot on 2006 Academic All-Big 12 first-team and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Played in two finals matches in the fall, one in the BU Invitational which ended in a loss to 29th-ranked Carolin Walter and the other final match at regionals where she was defeated by seventh-ranked Zuzana Zemenova ... Advanced to quarterfinals in ITA National Indoors before being eliminated by 13th-ranked Theresa Logar of Stanford ... Won Baylor Invitational doubles bracket with partner Klara Zrustova.

2004-2005 (Sophomore) - One of seven Bears to achieve a 20-win season ... Big 12 Newcomer of the Year ... Named All-Big 12 in doubles ... Finished the season at 22-10 in singles (16-8 in dual matches) and 22-15 in doubles and ranked No. 21 nationally when paired with Daniela Covello ... The tandem was 14-10 on the season and 7-4 versus ranked opponents ... The tandem competed in the 2005 NCAA Doubles Championships, losing in the round of 32 to Georgia's top-ranked duo of Caroline Basu and Shadisha Robinson ... During the fall, had the best record on the team going 7-3 in five tournaments ... Advanced all the way to the quarterfinal round at the ITA Southwest Regionals ... Was 7-1 in doubles with partner Daniela Covello winning the doubles championship at the ITA Southwest Regionals ... Was 10-2 overall in doubles play, the best record on the team.

Prior to Baylor - Transferred from the Czech University of Agriculture in Prague ... Earned a high ranking of No. 157 in singles in the ITF World Junior Tennis Rankings ... Won the ITF Czechpol Energy Cup Junior Open in February of 2001 ... Was ranked in the top 10 in singles and doubles in the Czech National Junior Rankings in the under 18 category.

Personal - Born February 10, 1983, in Prague, Czech Republic ... Parents are Rudolf Cerny and Marie Marsalkova ... Has one sister, Hana (27) ... Majoring in operations management and international business.

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