The match came down to the final set on the outdoor courts at Penn State.
Dushkina in 2010-11: Records - Singles 16-20 (4-6 Big Ten); Doubles: 16-20 (4-6 Big Ten) ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... accumulated 50 career singles wins (March 26) ... reached consolation final at Duke Fab Four Invite (Sept. 17-19) with wins over Alaina Trgovich (Wisconsin) and Allison Falkin (Illinois) ... second consecutive 10-win season at No. 4 ... won nine of 11 doubles matches with Gisella Pere to begin spring including six straight at No. 2 ... ranked third in all-time doubles win streak with 8-0.
Dushkina in 2009-10: Records - Singles: 20-16 (2-8 Big Ten); Doubles: 16-20 (0-10 Big Ten) ... ITA Scholar Athlete ... led team in doubles tournament wins and tied for team lead in singles tournament wins with nine each ... collected 11 more wins while playing exclusively at No. 4 singles during dual matches ... won eight of nine matches, including five in a row, from Jan. 22-Feb. 27 ... five-match winning streak marked longest of collegiate career ... only loss during stretch came on third-set tiebreak ... also won three consecutive doubles contests with two different partners ... compiled streak with Remi Martin from Jan. 22-Jan. 30 while dropping only eight total points ... streak with Gisella Pere occurred from March 17-19 and featured just nine dropped points.
Dushkina in 2008-09: Records - Singles: 18-17 (3-7 Big Ten); Doubles: 8-16 (0-5 Big Ten) ... began spring season at No. 6 singles before moving to No. 5 for final eight matches ... won three straight singles matches from Feb. 21-March 8 ... had two separate two-match winning streaks in winning four of first five contests ... defeated Amy Allin of Illinois 6-1, 6-1 at No. 5 singles in quarterfinals of Big Ten Tournament ... won three of first five dual-match doubles contests with partner Tatiana Ganzha ... also appeared in doubles partnered with Jennifer Rabot and Kay Kay Magi ... was 9-4 in singles during fall season ... put together 4-0 record with Rabot in doubles while winning Doubles III flight at Women's College Tennis Invitational in Flushing, N.Y.
Dushkina Prior to Purdue: Ranked in top 14 at the U-18 Canadian Nationals ... semi-finalist in doubles at same tournament ... placed third in singles and won doubles title at Ontario Provincial Championships ... ended junior season ranked No. 8 at U-16 Canadian Nationals ... also ranked No. 8 in doubles ... part of championship team at U-16 Canadation Nationals.
Personal: Given name is Hanna Dushkina (pronounced AHN-ya Dush-KEEN-ah) ... born Jan. 31, 1990 in Odessa, Ukraine ... parents are Slava and Svetlana Dushkina ... sister to younger sister, Vikteriya ... majoring in business.