Fall 2010 (Junior):
Saw limited action due to an injury during the first tournament of the fall season... Registered a victory over Alexus Coats of LSU at the SEC Coaches' Classic in Auburn, Ala... Saw action in three doubles matches this fall... Hopes to get back on the courts by early Spring and help lead the Lady Bulldogs to a successful season.
Was one of the top competitors for the Bulldogs as she went 6-4 in the fall... Went 2-0 in the SEC Fall Classis in Nashville, Tenn. defeating Vanderbilt's Keilly Ullery and Arkansas' Emily Carbone... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hoosier Classic and the ITA South Regional in Auburn, Ala... Collected four wins in the spring while playing at the number one position... Defeated 114th ranked Megan Broderick of Kentucky in straight sets during the SEC opener... Picked up her biggest win against Georgia's 29th ranked Nadja Gilchrist in a thrilling 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 victory... Anticipates another successful year as she has already established her presence for the Lady Bulldogs.
Became a leader on the 2009 women's tennis team as a freshman...Played primarily at the No. 1 and No. 2 positions...Picked up 12 singles victories to go along with 11 doubles wins...Also played against tough competition, going against seven players ranked in the ITA top -100...Started the season off with three consecutive wins in singles...Defeated Mykala Hedberg of LSU to help give MSU a 4-3 win over the 16th-ranked Tigers...Was also named SEC Freshman of the Week for her efforts against LSU...Also forced into the top of the lineup in doubles with freshman Natalia Mayuk, picking up six wins at the No.1 and No. 2 positions.
Comes to State by way of Primary School number 74 in Russia...During her time in Russia, played for her father, Sergey Tsigvintseva...Teamed up with fellow rookie Natlaia Mayuk to compete in doubles action in her home country...Ranked in the top-300 ITF world junior ranking...Ranked in the top-50 in Russia...Won the doubles tournament in the 2008 Toliati Cup...Teamed up with Natalia Mayuk to become a finalist in the 2008 Samara Cup.
Olesya Tsigvintseva was born May 2, 1991 in Izhevsk, Russia to Sergey and Nadezda Tsigvintseva...Currently majoring in Business at MSU.... Her brother llya (11) is also a talented tennis player in her home country of Russia.