Nova Patel
Nova Patel

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Ahmedabad, India

High School:
The R. H. Kapadia New High School

Height:
5-5

Experience:
1V

2012-13: Missed the 2012-13 season due to injury

2011-12 Singles: Went 12-8 in spring competition ... opened the season with five-straight wins ... recorded her first victory as a Badger with a 6-2, 7-5 win over Green Bay's Morgan Weuve (Jan. 22) ... posted a three-match winning streak in April ... made appearances at courts three, four and five

2011-12 Doubles:
Finished the dual season at 8-9 ... featured atnumbers two and three ... earned her first career doubles victory after defeating then-No. 37 NC State's Tatiana Illova and Nicole Martinez, 8-6 (Feb. 12) ... paired with Nicky Stracar 11 times

Before Wisconsin: In 2007, was named the No. 1 tennis player in India in categories "girls under-14" and "girls under-16" ... reached an ITF junior ranking high of 212 ... represented India in the World Junior Championship and selected for finals played in Czechoslovakia ... played Australian Junior qualifying in 2011 ... in 2009, reached the WTA $10K doubles final at New Delhi ... won AITA women 50K tournament played at Hyderabad in 2009 ... in 2008, won the National School Games of India individually in "girls under-17" category ... in 2007, finalist in the National School Games of India in the "Girls under-17" category ... selected to represent India at the ITF Asian under-14 Championship held in Jakarta in 2007 ... in 2006, won the team and individual National School Games of India in "girls under-14" ... as an individual, won the National School Games of India in "girls under-14" category in 2005 ... in 2005, won the prestigious Nike Masters at Bangalore in "girls under-12" ... has also won many All-India Tennis Association Tournaments

Personal: Parents are Akshay and Harsha Patel ... intends to major in engineering or business (finance) ... enjoys music and traveling

Patel's Career Singles Records (as of May 2, 2012)

Season Overall Dual Tour. Fall Big Ten No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No. 6
2011-12 12-8 12-8 --- ---
5-6 --- 2-0 2-1 8-7 ---
Career 12-8 12-8 --- --- 5-6 ---
2-0 2-1 8-7 ---


Patel's Career Doubles Records (as of May 2, 2012)

Season Overall Dual Tour. Fall Big Ten No. 1 No. 2 No. 3
2011-12 8-9 8-9 --- --- 4-7 --- 5-8 3-1
Career 8-9 8-9
--- --- 4-7 --- 5-8 3-1


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