Victoria Flores

Victoria Flores

Hometown Fort Dodge, Iowa
Last School Kansas Connections Academy
Year Sophomore
Height 5-3
Victoria Flores

Biography

2017-18
Spring:
Finished inaugural collegiate season with an 11-12 dual singles mark, going 18-18 overall…Went 6-5 in ACC singles play…Went 14-9 in dual doubles, including a 7-2 ACC ledger, mainly with teammate Ida Jarlskog…Competed mainly at the No. 6 position in singles…Named ACC Freshman of the Week on April 10…Helped Tech defeat then-No. 9 Texas Tech, pocketing a three-set victory from court six over Lana Rush…Cruised to a straight-set victory over Duke’s Hannah Zhao to help the Jackets hand the Blue Devils their first conference loss of the season…Was paramount in Tech’s NCAA Tournament run to the semifinals…Clinched Tech’s win over No. 12 Pepperdine in the round of 16…Competing on court six, took the first set in a tiebreak over Dzina Milovanovic, but dropped the second…In the final set of the match, pocketed a 6-3 set win to clinch the win for Tech and advance the Jackets to the quarterfinals.

Fall: Went 7-6 in tournament play in singles and 8-5 in doubles…Pocketed her first collegiate singles win at the Duke Invitational to open fall competition, going 2-1 in the tournament…Went 3-1 in singles at the ITA Southeast Regional, falling to teammate Paige Hourigan in the quarterfinals…Captured the consolation doubles title with Nami Otsuka…Posted a 2-1 record in doubles play in the final fall tournament with Otsuka, the Tiger Fall Classic.

Juniors: A top-100 ranked player by the ITF…Blue Chip recruit by Tennis Recruiting Network…Extensive international playing experience…Reached No. 45 in ITF Junior World Rankings…Over summer 2017, competed in main draw of Wimbledon Juniors and U.S. Open Juniors…2016 ITF 10k doubles finalist…Singles quarterfinalist in 2017 25k…Youngest US Open national playoff qualifier at 14 years old…In June 2017, swept singles and doubles titles at 25th International Junior Tournament in Offenbach, Germany, clinching a main draw spot in the US Open Juniors…Reached semifinals in singles and quarterfinals in doubles at the 47th Banana Bowl Grade 1 ITF event in Brazil in February 2017…In January 2017, advanced to the quarterfinal round in singles at Copa Barranquilla in Columbia and doubles quarterfinals of the 53rd Coffee Bowl in Costa Rica…Attended Kansas Connections Academy…Father, Manny Flores, played college tennis at the University of the Philippines for four years, helping lead the team to a national championship his senior season…Graduated salutatorian in her senior class…Honor roll recipient…National Honor Society member…KCA Sports Academy Club mentor and member.