2008 NCAA Singles Participant
A talented player who jumped into her first collegiate season with relative ease ... Displayed confidence and toughness on the court in her first fall campaign and played primarily No. 6 singles during the spring.
Competed in the 2008 NCAA Singles Championships.
2007-08: Posted a 29-8 singles record and went 5-3 in doubles in her first season on the Flats ... Went 13-3 in dual matches, playing primarily in the No. 6 singles spot ... Had an 8-1 singles record against conference foes ... One of five Yellow Jackets to compete in the NCAA Singles Championships ... Won the first 12 singles matches of her collegiate career, nine of which came in the prequalifying, qualifying and main draws of the ITA All-American Championships ... Advanced to the semifinals at the ITA All-American Championships before falling to 21st-ranked Ani Mijacika of Clemson ... Top singles win came against Stanford's ninth-ranked Celia Durkin in straight sets at the ITA All-American Championships ... Also stopped UCLA's No. 13 Riza Zalameda in the same tournament ... Reached as high as No. 6 in the ITA National Rankings in singles before ending the season at No. 41 in the polls.
High School/Junior Tennis: Attended Lycee Georges Brassens in Paris ... Captured the regional title in both her junior and senior years.
Personal: Full name is Maya Johansson ... Born April 16, 1988 ... Daughter of Peter and Christine Johansson ...Has one sibling, Mathilde ... Sister has played professional tennis for three years ... Enjoys reading, listening to music and shopping in her spare time ... Lists graduating with honors from high school as her most memorable non-athletic accomplishment ... Majoring in international affairs and modern language at Georgia Tech.
Maya Johansson's Career Statistics
SINGLES DOUBLES Year Dual Overall Dual Overall 2007-08 13-3 (.813) 29-8 (.784) 0-0 (.000) 5-3 (.625)