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Kanika Vaidya
Year: Junior
Hometown: Singapore
High School: Laurel Springs (Calif.)
College: CC
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Spring 2014: Named to the All-Ivy League singles and doubles first team … Finished the season ranked No. 21 in doubles with Sanon … Posted an 11-7 record in dual matches, playing all but two at No. 1 … Defeated Princeton’s Lindsay Graff and Yale’s Madeleine Hamilton in straight sets at the ECAC Championships … Topped Stefanie Mikesz from Memphis, 6-1, 6-4 … Breezed past UC-Santa Barbara’s April Scatliff, 6-1, 6-0 … Was 4-3 in Ivy League matches, beating opponents from Cornell, Harvard, Dartmouth and Penn … Compiled a 16-3 doubles record in dual matches, playing at No. 1 with Bianca Sanon … Went 6-1 against the Ivy League … Shutout Denver’s Schnell/Van Genechten … Blanked Boyer/Garcia from UC Santa Barbara … Won top doubles match over Kentucky’s McGraw/Witten at the NCAA Tournament.

Fall 2013: Went 10-4 during tournament matches … Won all three of her matches at the Columbia Invitational … Captured the singles title at the ITA Northeast Regional tournament, winning six matches … Downed Florida’s Sofie Oyen in three sets at the USTA/ITA Indoor Nationals … Was 14-3 in doubles matches … Won the doubles title at the Cissie Leary Invitational, winning five straight matches with Sanon … Finished as the runner-up at the ITA Northeast Regional in doubles.

Spring 2013: Was selected to the All-Ivy League Doubles first team and Singles second team … Posted a team-best 29-5 overall record and 13-2 mark in dual competition in the No. 2 and 3 spots … Had a seven-match win streak from Feb. 23 – April 13 … Defeated Kate Fuller, 6-2, 6-2, in the match against No. 6 ranked Georgia (1/27/13) … Beat Carlotta Orlando in the Lions’ sweep of FIU (2/3/13) … Defeated Ivana Kubickova, 6-3, 6-2, to help Columbia upset No. 42 Kansas … Picked up wins against Maryland (2/23/13), Akron (2/24/13) and Stony Brook (3/2/13) … Defeated Christine Ordway, 7-5, 4-6, 6-2, to assist in the Lion’s shutout of No. 64 Cornell … Blanked Melissa Matsuoka to help the Lions shutout Dartmouth (4/6/13) … Went 9-1 in dual doubles playing in the No. 1 spot alongside Bianca Sanon.

Fall 2012: Won the singles and doubles flight 'B' draws at the Columbia Invitational, her first collegiate tournament (9/14-16/12) ... Captured the singles flight 'A' title at the Cissie Leary Invitational (9/21-23/12) ... Reached the finals of singles flight 'A' at the NTC BJK Women's Collegiate Invitational (10/6-8/12) ... Advanced to the finals at the ITA Northeast Regional (10/19-23/12).

As an amateur: Played in the qualifying  round of the Australian and US Open Juniors brackets ... singles winner of the Brunei ITF ... runner-up at the Singapore ITF, Sri Lanka ITF and Indonesia ITF ... ranked 133rd by the Junior ITF following the US Open.

Personal: Member of the National Honor Society ... daughter of Malini and Jayesh Vaidya ... hobbies include reading, playing sports, cooking and movies.

Singles         Doubles  
Year Overall Dual Tour Ivy Overall Ivy
2012-13 29-5 13-2 16-3 6-1 16-5 4-1
2013-14 21-11 11-7 10-4 4-3 30-6 6-1
Career 50-16 24-9 26-7 10-4 46-11 10-1