||Univ. of Southern California
||Thursday, December 04, 1986
THIS SEASON: Amanda Fink enters her final season at USC ranked No. 5 in the ITA preseason singles rankings and is No. 31 in doubles with Gabriela Niculescu... Slowed by illness during the fall, went 8-4 in singles and 1-3 in doubles... Won the Riviera/ITA All-American Consolation Championship... Won seven straight singles matches before falling in the ITA Regional quarterfinals... Went 1-1 with Niculescu at the Riviera/ITA All-American. 2008: Fink was selected a 2008 ITA All-American for singles and doubles... Named to All-Pac-10 First Team and earned Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention... Held team-best singles record of 38-10, reaching the Pac-10 Singles title match and on to the NCAA Singles Quarterfinals... Finished the season as the nation's No. 5 ranked player... Notched her 100th career singles win to now hold an overall record of 102-34... In doubles, teamed up with Niculescu, winning the 2008 Pac-10 Doubles Championship and reaching the NCAA Doubles Quarterfinals as a 5-8 seed... Fink and Niculescu went 35-11 overall in doubles and finished the season ranked No. 4 in the nation... In January, Fink won the Freeman Memorial Singles Championship and reached the doubles final of the National Collegiate with Niculescu... During the fall, went 4-2 in singles and 9-3 in doubles during the fall... Reached the semifinals of the ITA West Regional in singles and won the ITA West Regional doubles title playing with Niculescu... Also went 4-1 in doubles with Niculescu at the Riviera All-American... ranked No. 51 in the ITA preseason rankings. 2007: Fink played primarily at the No. 3 singles position... Went 24-12 overall and 18-6 in dual match play... Reached the Pac-10 Tournament Singles Round of 16... Finished the year ranked No. 79 in singles and No. 43 in doubles with Judy DeVera... Posted a 28-9 overall record with DeVera, going 18-5 in dual match play (15-3 at the No. 2 position)... Reached Pac-10 Tournament doubles semifinal with DeVera... Ranked No. 7 in the ITA preseason singles ranking and No. 57 with DeVera in doubles... Went 4-4 in singles during the fall and 7-3 in doubles playing with DeVera... Reached the ITA West Regional doubles semifinals with DeVera and the Fall Desert Classic singles semifinal, where she fell to Miami's Laura Valverdu. 2006: Fink was named the ITA Rookie of the Year and the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year after reaching the Pac-10 Singles final, where she fell to Cal's Zsuzsanna Fodor... Finished with a 40-12 singles record and 15-7 mark in dual matches, playing primarily at No. 2 (13-5)... Ended year ranked No. 8... Reached the NCAA Singles Round of 16 after battling the stomach flu during the NCAA team competition... Fell to Stanford's Teresa Logar in NCAA Singles... Named to USTA Summer Collegiate Team along with USC teammate Lindsey Nelson... Was 28-8 overall in doubles play, posting a 14-4 record with Judy DeVera... Went 14-3 in dual matches with DeVera at No. 3... Compiled an 18-2 singles record in the fall... Entered the spring ranked No. 3... Won her first 11 matches as a Trojan... Advanced to the semifinals of the Riviera ITA Championship before falling to Nicole Leimbach 6-4, 7-5... Won the ITA Western Regional Championship, giving her an automatic bid to the ITA National Indoors... Advanced to the second round of the ITA National Indoors before falling to Olga Boulytcheva of BYU 6-2, 7-6 (3). HIGH SCHOOL: Fink is a 2005 graduate of Calabasas High... A four-year letter winner... Led her team to a CIF Championship in 2003 and 2005... Named CIF MVP in doubles in 2002 and singles MVP in 2003, 2004 and 2005... Honored as Ventura County Star All-Area Player of the Year in 2003...An All-American in 2004 and 2005... Placed third in the 2002 Clay Court Nationals... Winner of the 2005 Hawaii National Open... Ranked as high as No. 1 in the nation in under-16s and No. 2 in the under-18s... A member of the 2003 FED Cup team... Participated in the qualifying rounds of 2005 Acura Classic... Member of the honor roll all four years of high school... Named senior class MVP... Sang in high school choir for three years. PERSONAL: Amanda Michelle Fink was born on December 4, 1986, in Tarzana, Calif....The daughter of Howard and Laurie Fink... Has one sister, Jamie... Chose USC because of the great balance of a strong tennis program and coaching with strong academics... Lists Andre Agassi as her biggest sports hero because he sets a physical and mental example for the game... Would like to play professional tennis after graduation... Lists Paris and London as places she would like to visit... Major is undeclared.