Julie Ditty


Julie Ditty (Tennis, 1998-2001) 

An elite player for one of Vanderbilt’s most consistently successful programs, the left-handed Ditty starred for four years with the Vanderbilt women’s tennis team and led the squad to the school’s first-ever national championship appearance in 2001. Her professional career has been a success as well, and she was recently honored with an appointment to the U.S. Fed Cup Team, where she won a crucial doubles match in February.

  • Led Vanderbilt to first NCAA team championship final in school history in 2001
  • 114 singles wins is second-best in Vanderbilt history
  • 31 wins in 1999 is best single-season mark for a Commodore
  • ITA All-American 1999-2001
  • 1999 Tennessee Amateur Athlete of the Year
  • Turned professional in 2002
  • Broke record for most USTA Pro-Circuit wins in 2008
  • Named to U.S. Fed Cup Team in 2009
  • She and partner Liezel Huber won clinching doubles match in Fed Cup to defeat Argentina and send U.S. into the semifinals
  • Has competed in the singles draw of the four major tournaments (Wimbledon, French Open, Australian Open, U.S. Open)
  • Ranked as high as No. 89 in the world