Holly Staff - Women's Tennis - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Holly Staff

Class Sophomore
Hometown Manchester, England
High School Manchester High School for Girls
Major Undeclared

SEC Freshman of the Week (1/28/21)

• Highest Singles Ranking: —
• Highest Doubles Ranking: No. 18 w/ Anna Ross (4/21/21)

Career Records (through 2020-21 season)
Singles: 14-13
Doubles: 17-12
Total: 31-25

As a Freshman (2020-21)
• 14-13 overall record in singles play
• 17-12 overall record in doubles play
• Led Vanderbilt with 10 wins during the fall season
• Played anywhere from No. 2 to No. 6 singles while a mainstay at No. 1 doubles with Anna Ross during the dual-match season
• Started the spring season with six consecutive wins, winning the first SEC Freshman of the Week award of the year
• Earned three consecutive wins against SEC foes Alabama, Arkansas and Missouri
• Ranked as high as No. 18 in the ITA doubles rankings with Staff
• The two topped four ranked foes, including a second-ranked duo from Florida, a 16th-ranked duo from South Carolina, a 25th-ranked duo from Tennessee and a 28th-ranked duo from Arkansas
• Clinched a team-high seven doubles points throughout the season, six of which came with Ross

The Staff File
• Won five Great Britain National Championships at ages 9,10,14,16 and 18
• Won Great Britain National Doubles Championship aged 16
• Represented Great Britain v USA at 14 under level
• Represented Great Britain v Belgium and Holland in Belgium in January 2015
• Represented Great Britain v Czech Republic and Croatia at Queenswood in June 2015.
• Qualified for the Orange Bowl, Miami in 2014 and Tarbes, France in January 2016
• Selected as part of a Great Britain squad for two tournaments in the Czech Republic
• Represented GB at the Junior Olympic Games at singles and doubles in 2018 in Gyor, Hungary.
• Played Junior Wimbledon 2019
• Currently ranked 31 in Great Britain and youngest player to have a 1.1 rating (highest available)