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  Tara Panu
School: Pepperdine
Year: graduated
Home Town: Los Altos Hills
Home State: California
Home Country: United States(USA)
High School: The Harker School
Height: 5-11
Birth Date:
Dominant Hand: Right
Singles Record: 1-0
Doubles Record: 1-8
PEPPERDINE 2011-12: Went 2-5 in doubles overall and 0-7 in singles ... Combined for a 2-3 doubles record with Megan Moore in the fall ... Saw action twice in doubles during the dual season, both times alongside Ale Granillo.

PEPPERDINE 2010-11: Went 1-6 in singles ... Played only dual match at #6 against Cal on April 2 ... Recorded a 6-1, 6-0 win over a player from Master's College at the Matador Collegiate Invitational ... Also saw action at the Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational and the USTA/ITA Southwest Regional ... Posted a 2-2 doubles record, all in duals ... Paired with Andrea Oates to defeat a team from Cal, and with Arianna Colffer to beat an LMU tandem.

PEPPERDINE 2009-10: Played sparingly as a freshman ... Went 1-3 in singles ... Won her only dual match at #6 against Portland at the WCC Championships ... Went 0-5 in doubles (0-3 in duals).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from The Harker School, located in San Jose, Calif., in 2009 ... Played four years of varsity tennis ... Made the All-West Bay Athletic League first team in 2007 and 2008 ... Was the runner-up at the 2008 Santa Catalina Invitational Tournament ... Also lettered in basketball and was a two-time all-league honorable mention selection ... Ranked among the top 30 in doubles and top 50 in singles in the USTA Northern California girls' 18.

PERSONAL: Born in Santa Clara, Calif. ... Daughter of Krish and Nina Panu ... Has one brother, Nikhil ... Majoring in international studies ... Chose Pepperdine because "of the smaller classrooms with one-on-one teacher interaction, the amazing tennis program, the breathtaking campus and the prestigious academics."

FAVORITES: Enjoys traveling, art, being outdoors, rock climbing and biking ... Lists her sports hero as Dwyane Wade ... Favorite pro tennis player is Kim Clijsters ... Favorite tennis venue is the U.S. Open ... Favorite book is The Lovely Bones ... Favorite movie is The Italian Job ... Favorite TV show is Sex and the City ... Favorite musical artist is Kings of Leon ... Favorite foods are Thai, Italian and Mediterranean ... Favorite sport other than tennis is basketball ... Favorite things about tennis are "the competitiveness of the sport and the liberating feeling when hitting a ball on the court."