Dec. 11, 2006
AUBURN, Ala. -
Two Auburn women's tennis players earned rankings in the south region, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced on Dec. 8. Redshirt freshman Fani Chifchieva is 16th in singles, while she and sophomore Alex Haney are the 13th ranked doubles team in the region.
Chifchieva finished with an 8-6 record this past fall, facing four players ranked in the south region's top-30. The Plovdiv, Bulgaria native made a name for herself at the Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships, where she went 4-1 and advanced to the round of 32.
In doubles, Haney and Chifchieva ended the fall with an 8-5 record, facing one of the south region's top-15. The duo finished on a three match win streak at the SEC Fall Coaches Classic, where they won the consolation final in the "A" doubles bracket.
The Tigers will begin spring action on Jan. 19-21 at the FIU Spring Invitational in Miami, Fla.