Found February 17, 2013 on Tennis Grand Stand:
By McCarton Ackerman, Special for Tennis Grandstand Reigning NCAA champion Nicole Gibbs will likely be turning pro at the end of this year’s college season. The junior at Stanford University swept the NCAA women’s singles and doubles titles last year, becoming only the third player in college history to achieve that feat. Last summer, she enjoyed a breakout year on the pro tour by winning the $50,000 USTA Pro Circuit event in Denver, Colo. and winning rounds at WTA Tour events in Stanford and New Haven, Conn. She also won a round in qualifying this year at the Australian Open. Nicole Gibbs This week, she is competing at the Fresh Start Women’s Open, a $25,000 USTA Pro Circuit event in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., where she has moved into the final without the loss of a set. Gibbs is projected to move up to a career high ranking of No. 183 next week and says her recent pro results have made it likely that she will not return to Stanford for her senior year. “Nothing is official yet, but ...
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