2015-16 (Sophomore Season): Finished the fall season with a 7-4 singles record…Notched a 7-6 doubles mark this fall…Played in the ITA Regional doubles draw with junior Shea Flanagan…The duo advanced to the finals of the “B” draw at the Army Invitational.
2014-15 (Freshman Season): Played to a 16-15 singles record during her rookie season…Played No. 4 and No. 5 singles for the Huskies…Won 15 times playing doubles in 2014-15, tied for second most doubles win on the team…Posted a 12-8 mark playing with Emma Alderman at No. 2…Opened her collegiate career with four-straight singles victories, including three at the Quinnipiac Invitational to share the Flight “C” title with teammate Shea Flanagan…Advanced to the semifinals of Flight “B” at the USTA Billie Jean King Women’s College Invitational at the National Tennis Center, knocking off the top-seed in the draw.
Before UConn: Attended Unionville High School…On the tennis court, was ranked No. 192 in the national ranking by TennisRecruiting.net…Placed sixth at the Level 3 tournament in 2014 in Scranton and won a round at the National Clay Court Championships…Was ranked 8th in Pennsylvania by TennisRecruiting.net.
Personal: Born September 22, 1995…Zaina Zaki is the daughter of Emon and Sherif Zaki…Has two brothers, Zeeko and Zeyad…Majoring in environmental engineering.