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    Leyla Entekhabi
    Leyla Entekhabi

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Agoura, Calif.

    High School:
    Agoura HS

    Height:
    5-6

    Experience:
    2V

    THIS SEASON: Leyla Entekhabi enters her third season at USC... During the fall, went 6-3 in singles, competing at the Cal Nike Invite and Duals in the Desert and reaching the ITA Regionals Round of 16... In fall doubles, went 5-3 overall, winning the ITA Regionals consolation title with Cristala Andrews and playing with Lyndsay Kinstler at the Cal Nike Invite.

    2009:
    Entekhabi went 20-9 overall in singles as a sophomore, going 16-4 in dual matches with a 1-0 record at No. 4, 7-1 at No. 5 and 8-3 at the No. 6 position... Finished the year with a four-match singles win streak... Went 4-3 in doubles including a 1-0 record in dual match play at No. 3 with Cristala Andrews... Received 2009 Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention... During the fall, went 4-3 in singles and 1-3 in doubles.. Reached the ITA Regionals Round of 16 in singles and went 2-1 in singles at the Duals in the Desert.

    2008:
    Entekhabi held a 17-match singles win streak during her first season at USC... Finished with an overall singles record of 29-10 and was 20-3 in dual matches, playing at the No. 5 (6-1) and No. 6 (14-2) positions.... Played in the Round of 32 at the Pac-10 Singles Championships... Went 5-6 in doubles , going 3-2 in dual match play at No. 3 with Sarah Fansler and 1-0 at No. 3 with Gabriela Niculescu... During the fall, went 7-4 in singles and 1-3 in doubles... Beat fellow freshman Maria Sanchez in the consolation semifinals of the ITA West Regionals, going 6-1 in the tournament.

    HIGH SCHOOL:
    Entekhabi is a 2007 graduate of Agoura High School in Agoura Hills, Calif... Selected the No. 3 recruit out of California and No. 19 nationally... Ranked No. 60 in the 2007 National Junior Standings... Had five out of six wins at the Wilson Junior Championships and five out of five at the Carmel Valley AC Winter Junior Championship... Posted a singles record of 39-17.

    PERSONAL:
    Leyla Entekhabi was born on February 8, 1989 in Tarzana, Calif... Daughter of Massoud and Sholeh Entekhabi... Has one sibling, Yassie... Lists Kobe Bryant as her favorite athlete and sushi as her favorite food... Would like to go to graduate school after graduation and become a commercial real estate developer... Is majoring in political science.

    ENTEKHABI'S CAREER STATISTICS
    			SINGLES						DOUBLES
    	    Overall	Dual Matches	   Overall          Dual Matches
    Year	W	L	Pct.	W	L	Pct.	W	L	Pct.	W	L	Pct.
    2008	29	10	.744	20	3	.870	5	6	.455	4	2	.667	
    2009 20 9 .690 16 4 .800 4 3 .571 1 0 1.000
    TOTALS 49 19 .721 36 7 .837 9 9 .500 5 2 .714