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Taylor Russo
Taylor  Russo

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Deerfield Beach, Fla.

Height:
5-4

05/25/2017

Michaud and Russo advance in NCAA Doubles Championships

Michaud and Russo advance in NCAA Doubles Championships

05/23/2017

Auburn's Michaud, Dikosavljevic set for NCAA Championships

Auburn's Michaud, Dikosavljevic set for NCAA Championships

05/19/2017

Auburn ends season in NCAA Round of 16

Auburn ends season in NCAA Round of 16

05/13/2017

Auburn women's tennis punches ticket to Sweet 16

Auburn women's tennis punches ticket to Sweet 16

05/12/2017

No. 11 Auburn defeats DePaul in first round of NCAA Tournament

No. 11 Auburn defeats DePaul in first round of NCAA Tournament

All-Freshman SEC (2017)

As a Sophomore
Fall 2017:
Preseason No. 60 in singles ... Preseason No. 2 in doubles with partner Alizee Michaud, the highest preseason doubles ranking in school history ... Runner-up at the ITA Southern Regional ... Qualified for the ITA National Fall Championships ... Picked up three wins over ranked opponents, including over No. 64 Ryann Foster of LSU at the ITA Southern Regional ... Compiled a 7-6 record in singles and 4-3 doubles record ... Competed in the 2017 Rivera/ITA All-American Championships in both singles and doubles.

As a Freshman

Spring 2017: Named to the SEC All-Freshman teamPosted a 24-11 record in singles with five wins over ranked opponents … Led the team with 29 doubles victories, tied for the most in a single season in school history ... Advanced to the NCAA Doubles Tournament Round of 16 with partner Alizee Michaud ... Battled back to clinch the match vs. No. 5 Texas Tech to win the Blue Gray Championships … Defeated No. 28 Katherine Ip (Rice) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 … Clinched seven matches … Had eight wins over ranked opponents including No. 4 Caroline Brinson/Ellen Perez vs. Georgia at the SEC Championship … Clinched the doubles point at five matches … Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors twice 

Fall 2016: Preseason No. 27 in doubles with partner Allie Michaud … Competed in the 2016 Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American with teammate Allie Michaud … Advanced to the main draw round of 16 after battling through the consolation bracket of the Women’s All-American … Led the team with 11 doubles victories during the fall including two wins over ranked opponents.

Prior to Auburn: Ranked the No. 12 recruit in the United States … No. 2 ranked player in the Southeast and top-ranked player in the state of Florida … Advanced to the finals of the 2016 Hard Court Nationals in doubles … Won the Level 2 National Selection in February 2016 … 2015 Florida Level 3 State Doubles Champion … 2015 National Selection Level 2 Doubles Champion and 2015 16s National Clay and hard Court Doubles Champion … Finished 9-2 at the National Clay Courts 18s and made the 2015 18s National Hard Court Sweet 16 as an individual.

Personal: Daughter of Shastine and Eddie Russo … Has two siblings, Shannon (24) and Dante (14).

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