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  Julie DeRoo
School: Duke University
Year: Senior
Home Town: Ecully, France
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High School: Lycee Jean Moulin
Height: 5-7
Birth Date: Sunday, April 26, 1981
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Major: Economics
Singles Record: 70-39
Doubles Record: 67-38

Transferred from The University of Mississippi prior to the 2001-02 season, after playing two years ... qualified for the NCAA Individual Singles Championship in each of her three years ... began her career at Duke winning 18 of her first 21 singles matches.

2001-02: Ranked as high as 14th by the ITA during the season and finished at 39th ... totaled a 30-13 overall and 16-9 dual match singles mark ... posted win streaks of 10 and eight (twice) during the season ... had 15 victories against ranked opponents ... advanced to the NCAA Individual Tournament for the third consecutive year, but fell in the first round to 18th-ranked Lindsay Dawaf (6-7, 1-6) ... in the fall, won the Riviera All-American consolation bracket with four consecutive victories ... two weeks later won the Southeast Regional with six straight wins ... registered a 26-11 doubles record, while being ranked on two teams during the season ... the duo of DeRoo/McCain was ranked all season long and marched to ninth nationally at one point, while finishing the season ranked 27th ... the tandem of DeRoo/Johnson were ranked as high as 25th and finished ranked 35th ... DeRoo/Johnson were invited to play in the NCAA Doubles Tournament but did not play due to an illness ... the duo posted a 15-2 dual match record, which included a victory over NCAA runner-up Bradley/Fisher ... the duo also collected an 8-0 ACC mark on the season.

2000-01 (at Ole Miss): Finished the year ranked 34th in singles action, after recording a 16-13 overall singles record ... advanced to the NCAA Individual competition before falling to Bruna Colosio of LSU ( 6-2, 6-2) ... notched a career best singles ranking of seventh and a doubles of 12th as a sophomore ... led Ole Miss to the NCAA Championships for only the ninth time in school history ... advanced to the semifinals at the T. Rowe Price National Clay Court Championships ... posted a 12-18 overall doubles record ... teamed with Mira Radu for an 11-10 doubles mark ... selected to the SEC Academic Honor Roll and the Chancellor’s Honor Roll both semesters.

1999-00 (at Ole Miss): Was one of the top freshmen in the nation as she ended the season ranked 39th in singles ... was ranked in the top 50 all season long ... posted a 23-12 overall singles record, qualified for the NCAA Individual competition and defeated second-ranked Sarah Walker to advance to the second round of NCAA action ... began the fall by winning her first collegiate tournament, the Rice Tennis Classic ... advanced to the semifinals at the ITA South Regional ... defeated seven nationally ranked players including Florida’s top player Whitney Laiho and Vanderbilt’s No. 1 player Julie Ditty ... earned UMAA Honor Roll in both semesters.

Prep: Ranked No. 7 in girls’ 18 and under in France ... reached the finals of the French Closed National Junior Tennis Championships in girls’ 18 Doubles in 1998 .. winner of the ITF girls’ 16 singles title in Grenoble, France in 1996 ... graduated from high school a year early. Personal: Born on April 26, 1981 ... daughter of JeanLuc and Dany DeRoo ... shares the same birthday as William Shakespeare ... majoring in economics.