Lady Rebels next in action Jan. 17-19 when they host the Freeman Memorial Championships.
Senior standout scores upset at USTA/ITA National Indoor Collegiate Championships.
Complete Day 5 Results from USTA/ITA Mountain Region Championships.
Complete Day 3 Results from USTA/ITA Mountain Regional.
Complete Day 2 Results from USTA/ITA Mountain Region Championships.
*2012 MOUNTAIN WEST PLAYER OF THE YEAR*
*2012 NCAA SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP PARTICIPANT*
*2012 ALL-MW SINGLES*
*2012 ALL-MW DOUBLES*
UNLV: The defending Mountain West Player of the Year looks to again be counted among the nation's elite players as a junior ... First name is pronounced "LEW-chee" ... Ranked 47th by the ITA in the preseason, she headed into the 2013 spring season unranked after a relatively quiet fall campaign ... A highly decorated veteran who headed into third season ranking fifth in UNLV history for winning percentage in singles at .737 ... Ranked third in singles in the Mountain Region to begin dual season ... In 2012 became the fifth woman in program history to earn league MVP honors and the first since 2008 ... A five-time MW Player of the Week honoree ... Only the second Lady Rebel ever to earn ITA Regional Rookie of the Year honors (2011), joining Marianne Vallin (1997) ... The fourth UNLV woman to be named Mountain West Freshman of the Year (2011) ... Finished 8-3 in singles and 4-3 in doubles during the fall ... Ranked as high as No. 858 in the world in singles by ITF in July 2010 ... One of a program-record seven Lady Rebels to earn Academic All-Mountain West in both 2011 and 2012.
2012: Turned in one of the most dominating conference seasons in MW history, going undefeated in seven league dual matches at the No. 1 position in the lineup and only losing two sets along the way ... Led squad with 31 victories overall, which tied for seventh on UNLV's all-time list ... Posted a stunning 21-2 mark in dual matches as a sophomore ... Became the fourth Lady Rebel in history to earn conference player-of-the-week honors at least four times in one season as she was tabbed Feb. 1, March 1, March 28 and April 4 ... Ranked the entire season in singles, she peaked at No. 57 in late March and finished 67th ... Earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Singles Championship and won the first set in her first round match vs. 14th-ranked Zoe Scandalis of USC before falling 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-2 ... Highlight of her non-conference season came on March 21 when she upset 37th-ranked Kata Szekely 6-3, 6-7, 6-2 to help UNLV upset No. 12 Tennessee 4-3 in Las Vegas ... Also led team in doubles wins with a 21-10 mark, including an 11-6 mark at No. 2 spot with freshman Manon de Lanlay ... Ranked 95th in the preseason and turned in an 8-5 singles mark in fall play, including for the second straight year reaching the final of the USTA/ITA Mountain Region Championships in October ... After winning the 2010 crown, she this time fell to teammate Aleksandra Josifoska in the title match ... Finished 5-3 in doubles in the fall playing with Josifoska, including reaching the quarterfinals in the regional.
2011: Named all-conference in both singles and doubles ... Made her career debut in the national singles rankings in January at No. 41 ... Led team with 25-11 singles mark, including 12-8 at No. 1 position ... Her 26 doubles wins tied for fourth in program's single-season history ... Her winning percentage of .839 tied for third on the Lady Rebel single-season list ... Made her career debut in national doubles rankings in January at No. 48 ... Playing at the No. 2 spot. she and partner Anna Maskaljun went undefeated in eight MW doubles matches ... Turned in a spectacular fall season and began spring at the top of the singles lineup ... Ranked 41st in the nation and No. 1 in the Mountain Region in singles to begin spring season after posting a 13-3 mark in tournaments ... Began rookie semester 6-0 and did not lose her first collegiate match until falling in the second round of qualifying at the Riviera/ITA Championships in Pacific Palisades, CA, in September ... Upset top-seeded and 67th-ranked Anastasia Putilina of Utah, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, to win the singles title at the 2010 USTA/ITA Mountain Region Championships played in Las Vegas on Oct. 17 ... Batta competed at the ITA National Indoor Championships in Flushing, NY, in November and lost to fifth-ranked Allie Will of Florida, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 ... Earlier in the fall, Batta earned the Flight One Singles co-championship with teammate Aleksandra Josifoska at UNLV Invitational... Also posted a 6-3 mark in doubles with a trio of partners ... Went 3-1 with Anna Maskaljun and the duo earned a national ranking of 48th in January.
HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS: A graduate of Altisz Alapitvany Gymnasium in Budapest.
PERSONAL: Lucia Batta was born on March 2, 1991 ... Favorite tennis player is Kim Cleijsters ... Majoring in hospitality management.
Batta's Collegiate Record SINGLES Year Tour. Dual (MW) Total 2011-12 10-7 21-2 7-0 31-9 2010-11 13-3 12-8 4-4 25-11 TOTAL 23-10 33-10 11-4 56-20