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  Katherine Ip
Katherine  Ip

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hong Kong

High School:
Laurel Springs School

Height:
5-3

Experience:
1L


03/22/2015

Durkin and Beazant Provide Finishing Touches to 4-0 Homestand

Owls travel to Baylor on Wednesday

03/20/2015

Owls Turn Back Bulldogs to Win Fourth Straight

Host Yale on Friday

03/18/2015

Ip Adds Herd to Clinch Streak

Host Yale on Friday

03/15/2015

Singles Strength Turns Away Tigers

Open C-USA play vs. Marshall on Wednesday

03/08/2015

Shutout Gives Owls First Win at Tulsa Since 2005

Host Memphis on Sunday

04/20/2014

02/17/2015

Owls Return Home

The Rice women's tennis team returned home for their first home match in a month to host Baylor and Louisiana-Lafayette.

01/17/2015

Rice 7, Lamar 0

Rice opened the 2015 dual season by defeating Lamar 7-0 on January 17.

03/27/2014

Rice 6, Missouri 1

Rice defeated Missouri 6-1 at Jake Hess on 3/25

02/17/2014

Rice 7, McNeese 0

Rice defeated McNeese 7-0 at Jake Hess on Feb. 15

01/21/2014

Rice 7, Lamar 0

Rice opened the 2014 dual season with a 7-0 win over Lamar


Ip match by match
2015 / 2014


HONORS AT RICE
2014 C-USA Freshman of the Year
All C-USA singles (first team) 2014.
All C-USA doubles (second team) 2014

Rice

2014-15 (Sophmore)g

Was 4-3 in singles and 3-1 in doubles in first fall action for the Owls... Missed part of the fall schedule while competing for Hong Kong in the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea...Competed in doubles, mixed doubles and in the team competition.

2013-14 (Freshman)

Became an immediate force in the lineup and was named 2014 C-USA Freshman of the Year... Second Owl in last three years to earn the honor (Natalie Beazant, 2012)... Tied with fellow freshman Alison Ho and Dominique Harmath for the spring lead with 18 singles wins, including a pair of wins in the regional... Won 14 of her last 15 matches... Posted the Owls lone point vs. Baylor, downing No. 46 Jordaan Stanford, 6-4, 6-4 and ending her 16-match winning streak... Provided the clinching point in the C-USA Championship match... Provided the clinching point in eight of her 18 wins, including wins over #29 Oklahoma State and #19 Tulsa... Posted a 4-1 mark in doubles after settling in at No. 3 with Solomiya Zinko.

Juniors
Earned a career-high No. 35 ranking in the 2013 ITF Junior rankings at the end of May and reached an overall WTA 2013 ranking of 662 at the same time... Qualified for Wimbledon juniors in both singles and doubles and won her opener in singles... Captured a pair of ITF singles tournaments.... Played in the 2012 Australian Open Junior Championships and reached an ITF junior ranking of 92... Also played in the French and US Open Junior Championships... Undefeated at No. 1 singles for Hong Kong Junior Fed Cup team during Asia/Oceania Qualifying, including victory over Japanese number one Miho Kowase (ITF 15)... Won the ITF 14U Asian Championship in singles in 2009.

Personal
Full Name: Katherine Ip Cheng... Born: 9/11/95, at San Francisco, California... Parents: Elki Cheng and Roney Ip, Hong Kong... Siblings: One brother (Kenneth) who attends Michigan...Rice major: undeclared in the Social Science division.

SinglesTourDual#1#2#3#4#5#6
2013-14 - 18-4 - 2-0 14-3 1-1 1-0 -
2014-15 4-3 5-4 - 5-3 0-1 - - -
TOTAL 4-3 23-8 - 7-3 14-4 1-1 1-0 -
DoublesTourDual#1#2#3
2013-14 - 8-7 - 3-5 5-2
2014-15 3-1 3-5 1-2 1-1 1-2
TOTAL 3-1 11-12 1-2 4-6 6-4
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