Anna Monhartova
Anna Monhartova


Plzen, Czech Republic


Spring 2000: Won the Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship and Leadership award for the Southwest Region... Picked up first-team All-Conference USA honors for the second straight season... Finished the year with a 14-9 mark in singles action, at the No. 1 position... Was also 13-7 in doubles play... Won all three of her matches at the C-USA Tournament... Was named to the 2000 GTE Academic All-District VI Spring Women's At-Large team... Posted wins over five players ranked in the Top 100 by the ITF, including Fresno State's 26th-ranked Kim Niggemeyer.

Fall 1999: One of just 24 players invited to the main draw of the ITA Clay Court Championships... Went 4-1 at the ITA Southwest Regional Tournament... Also posted a win at the Riviera All-America championships over William & Mary's 48th-ranked Delphine Troch... Was ranked as high as 45th in doubles with teammate Maiko Cook

Spring 1999: Became Tulane's first-ever first-team All-Conference USA selection after helping the Green Wave to a third-place showing at the conference tournament. Was an incredible 22-2 during the regular season, playing in all 24 matches at the No. 1 spot. Began the spring season with 14 consecutive wins. Was undefeated in conference play during the regular season and won all three of her matches during the league tournament. Was 8-0 in three-set matches. Upset Kentucky's 39th-ranked Massoumeh Emami in the NCAA Tournament. Teamed with Maiko Cook to post an impressive 8-0 upset win over UK's 16th-ranked doubles tandem of Emami and Kelly Brown. Had a combined record of 19-2 in doubles play. Ranked 62nd in singles by the ITA poll.

Fall 1998: Transferred from St. John's. Was 11-5 during fall tournament play. Reached the semifinals at the Southwest Regional Championships. At St. John's: Played one season, turning in a record of 20-0. Was ranked as high as 50th.

Prep: Attended Masarykovo Gymnazium in her native Czech Republic. Represented the Czech Republic at the under-14, 16 and 18 levels... Was ranked No. 1 among Czech juniors and as high as No. 30 among ITF world juniors... Posted wins over approximately 12 of the Top 200 players currently on the WTA tour while in the junior ranks, including Anna Kournikova.

Personal: Born October 30, 1978 in Plzen, Czech Republic... Is a member of the Honors Program while double majoring in Political Science and Russian.