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 Iva Mihaylova
Iva Mihaylova
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

High School:
Kuzman Shapkarev

Height:
5-10

Experience:
3L

09/16/2006

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

09/15/2006

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

Fall 2006 (Senior) - Debuted in the fall at the Baylor Invitational's Gold Draw, advancing to the quarterfinals before being ousted by teammate Lenka Broosova ... In the tournament's doubles draw, Mihaylova and teammate Jana Bielikova advanced to the quarterfinals ... Participated in Rice's Tennis Classic and played through to the semifinals ... Showed strong game at Regionals by picking up three wins before losing to teammate Klara Zrustova in the quarterfnal round ... Tallied two more wins at Doral Springs Desert Classic before dropping the semifinal match ... Ended the fall with an 11-4 overall singles record ... Sits at No. 5 on Baylor's career singles wins chart, the highest current Bear with 88 victories.

2005-2006 (Junior) - Won in the finals at the NTC Invitational in October ... The only Bear to play in four different spots (No. 3, No. 4, No. 5, No. 6) in the 2005-06 season ... Ranked 120th in the ITA rankings in early April ... Undefeated at No. 3 (2-0) and No. 4 (1-0) spots ... Longest winning streak of the season was nine matches ... One win away from being the sixth Bear to post 30-plus wins on the season ... Won draw at NTC Tournament in the fall ... Finished the spring with a 29-12 singles record ... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall.

2004-2005 (Sophomore) - Finished her sophomore campaign at 19-12 in singles ... Saw most of her action at No. 5 where she was 10-2 ... Posted an 8-1 Big 12 mark in singles ... Posted a 14-12 doubles mark ... Went 7-8 overall in singles in the fall going 0-2 against ranked players ... Made it to the semifinal round of the Baylor Invitational before being eliminated by Arizona's 7th-ranked Dianne Hollands.

2003-04 (Freshman) - At 26-10, held the best record on the team ... Played primarily at the No. 5 and 6 slots for the Bears ... Was 12-2 at No. 6 and 6-3 at No. 5 ... Chalked up a 9-2 Big 12 mark which ranks No. 2 on Baylor's season Big 12 win list ... Played 23 doubles matches and is 9-14 overall, 4-9 in dual matches ... Needed just one more singles win to crack Baylor's Top 10.

Prior to Baylor - Came to Baylor after finishing at Kuzman Shapakarev School in Bulgaria ... Highly ranked player in Bulgaria ... Won Bulgaria's National Championship in Under 18's ... Ranked No. 2 in Bulgarian women's rankings.

Personal - Born April 5, 1985, in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria ... Parents are Vencho and Rozelina Mihaylova ... Business major.

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