Tess Bernard-Feigenbaum
Tess  Bernard-Feigenbaum


New York, N.Y.

High School:
Oak Meadow (Vt.)




WTEN's Class of 2016 Earns National Rank

Winter ranking is the third under head coach Laura Glitz


Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics


Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics


Bernard-Feigenbaum, Kapitany Fall Short

Boilermakers' senior duo finishes one win shy of main draw


WTEN Duo Victorious in Round of 32

No. 46 Bernard-Feigenbaum, Kapitany cruise to 8-3 decision

Season Notes
• Did not compete during spring season due to injury
• Invited to play in the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships (Oct. 6-7) in both singles and doubles ... ranked No. 114 in singles, she upset No. 86 Sabrina Federici of Texas Tech 7-5, 6-4 in the Qualifying Draw consolations
• Paired with Krisztina Kapitany, the 46th-ranked pair upset No. 23 Kate Vialle and Ashley Dai of North Carolina 8-3 in the Qualifying Draw Round of 16
• Ranked as high as No. 29 paired with Kapitany

Awards & Honors
• Big Ten Women’s Tennis Player of the Week (2/17)
• All-Big Ten Team

Season Notes
• Team leader in total singles victories (29), spring singles victories (20) ... tied for team high in combined doubles victories (28) ... led team in doubles wins with partner Daniela Vidal (26) ... all her matches were played at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles
• Registered career highs in singles victories (29) and combined doubles victories (28)
• 13 of 20 spring singles wins were in straight sets ... had a seven match singles win streak with four wins in straight sets (3/7-29)
• Combined for a 26-11 record (fall: 11-1; spring: 15-6) with Vidal ... pair appeared in 8 of 11 ITA doubles rankings ... climbed as high as No. 24, obtaining the program’s highest regular season doubles ranking since 2007 ... finished the season ranked 47th
• Tandem defeated two ranked teams, including No. 36 Beatrice Captra and Samantha Harris of Duke to clinch the doubles point at the NCAA Championships (5/10) ... highest ranked double opponent defeated by any Purdue doubles team during the season ... also highest of Bernard-Feigenbaum’s career
• Earned second career Big Ten Player of the Week award after defeating Northwestern’s No. 50 Alicia Barnett and Brooke Rischbieth, 8-6, with Vidal, for their first win as a ranked duo ... win was their first over a nationally ranked opponent
• Competed in four fall tournaments ... won 11 straight matches with Vidal before suffering 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (6) loss to No. 12 Ravita and Sutjiadia of Kentucky in the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships semifinals (10/20) ... also won two matches playing with Andjela Djokovic in the Schwartz Challenge (11/1)

Awards & Honors
• Best Comeback Match of the Year

Season Notes
• Defeated No. 110 Jillian Rooney of Northwestern 6-4, 6-4 (3/1)
• Won nine out of 11 singles matches from Feb. 16 to April 11
• Won eight singles matches in straight sets
• Saw action at Nos. 2-5
• Partnered with Nicole Robinson, Mara Schmidt and Daniela Vidal in doubles

Awards & Honors
• Big Ten Women’s Tennis Player of the Week (2/20)

Season Notes
• Clinched the highest-ranked road victory in Purdue history against No. 19 Notre Dame (2/15) beating Chrissie McGaffigan 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-4 ... secured Purdue’s come-from-behind 4-3 win over No. 34 South Carolina in the first round of the NCAA Championships with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win over Dominika Kanakova (5/10)
• Won first 10 singles matches of her career
• Won 10 matches in straight sets
• Won four straight doubles matches with Gisella Pere
• Competed in four fall tournaments ... won the Auto-Owners Insurance Spartan Invitational Flight A beating Marina Borher of Michigan State 6-3, 6-4 (7)

• Ranked as high as No. 18 in the nation for the class of 2012 by TennisRecruiting.net
• Had singles ranking in United States of top 30s or higher in all age divisions
• Won Girls 18s singles title at Ojai Valley Championships
• Won two bronze balls in Girls 18s doubles, finishing third at 2012 National Spring Championships and 2012 National Clay Court Championships
• Won two National Open doubles titles in Girls 18s and multiple National Open doubles titles in younger divisions
• Trained for two years at Weil Tennis Academy ... also trained at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy

• Major: Organizational Leadership and Supervision
• Birthday: February 14, 1994
• Parents: Steve Feigenbaum and Robin Bernard
• Siblings: Younger sister, Olivia


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