Cigdem Duru
Cigdem Duru

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Istanbul, Turkey

High School:
Uskudar

Last College:
Texas Tech

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:
05/07/1986



Duru in Spring 2007: Records -- 16-8, 6-4 Big Ten; Doubles 15-9, 5-5 Big Ten
Tied Anna Dzeva and Neela Vaez for team lead with 16 singles victories ... she and doubles partner Vaez led club with 15 doubles wins ... posted a 10-1 record at No. 5 singles ... was moved to No. 4 following an injury to Randi Schuler and went 4-6 over the season's final month ... won 12 of first 14 singles matches ... of 16 singles victories, 12 of them were earned in straight sets ... was 4-2 when match was extended to a third set ... played exclusively with Vaez over final two months of season ... with Vaez, won first eight of nine matches at the No. 2 doubles position ... rebounded from mid-season four-match losing streak at doubles by winning four of last five.

Duru in Fall 2006: Record -- Singles: 4-6; Doubles 3-5
Won first match as a Boilermaker in the consolation bracket of the St. Mary's Classic, defeating East Tennessee's Masha Ilina, 6-3, 6-2 ... won back-to-back three-set matches vs. conference opponents on Oct. 21 and Nov. 3 ... beat Iowa's Merel Beelen at the ITA Midwest Regional, then topped Illinois' Momei Qu at the Midwest Blast ... won three of eight doubles matches with teammate Anna Dzeva.

Duru at Texas Tech in 2005-06: Records -- Singles: 23-15 (7-4 Big 12); Doubles: 28-9 (8-3 Big 12) ... Was part of a Red Raider club that finished No. 4 in the Big 12 and 51st in the nation in 2005-06 ... Posted an overall spring singles record of 14-7, going 2-0 at No. 1 singles and 12-7 at No. 2 singles ... Defeated 55th-ranked Monica Milewski of Colorado, 6-4, 5-7, 6-1 ... With three different doubles partners in the No. 2 and No. 3 spots, registered an overall doubles record of 16-3.

Duru at Texas Tech in 2004-05 Records -- Singles: 19-17 (4-9 Big 12); Doubles: 27-9 (8-3 Big 12) ... As a freshman, filled the No. 1 and No. 2 spots in singles action with a record of 11-15 ... Went 3-4 at the No. 1 doubles spot with partners Tara Browning and Janet Durham and was 10-3 at the No. 2 spot with Durham.

Duru's Vitals Given name is Cigdem Duru ... Born May 7, 1986 ... Parents are Mustafa Nafiz and Dansel Duru ... Has a younger brother, Mehmet Nafiz Duru ... Majoring in Industrial Engineering.