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Allie Gretkowski

  • height 5-9
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Mt. Pleasant, S.C.
  • High school South Carolina Connections Academy
  • height 5-9
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Mt. Pleasant, S.C.
  • High school South Carolina Connections Academy

Allie Gretkowski Bio

AWARDS
  • ITA Scholar-Athlete: 2021
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll: 2022
2021-22 (SOPHOMORE)
  • Played in five tournaments and one dual match for South Carolina
  • Was ranked as high as No. 37 in doubles alongside Megan Davies
  • Played in the No. 3 singles spot in the dual match at then-No. 18 Oklahoma and lost to then-No. 83 Ivana Corley
  • Earned a pair of singles wins at the Debbie Southern Furman Fall Classic against Vanderbilt and Texas opponents
  • Notched two wins at the ITA Carolina Regionals in straight sets.
  • Won 10 doubles matches
  • Did not compete during the spring season due to injury
2020-21 (FRESHMAN)
  • Joined the Gamecocks in January after graduating from high school in May 2020
  • Became in instant member of the Gamecocks’ lineup, primarily playing No. 5 singles while seeing some action at the No. 4 spot
  • Had a remarkable year in doubles playing alongside Ana Cruz, mostly at the No. 3 spot where the duo went a perfect 12-0 and 9-0 in SEC matches
  • Overall, Gretkowski managed a 13-0 record playing on court three for doubles
  • She and Cruz’s nine SEC doubles victories tied a school record for the most in a single season
  • Her signature victory in singles came against Florida in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament where she clinched South Carolina’s upset of the second-seeded Gators by winning in three sets over Sara Dahlstrom on court five
  • In the SEC Tournament upset of Florida, she teamed with Elise Mills for doubles and got the win on court three since Cruz had to sit out the tournament with a sprained ankle suffered in the regular-season finale
  • Made her collegiate debut against ETSU and Coastal Carolina with a pair of dominant victories in singles
  • Picked up the first ranked win of her career in defeating No. 123 Gia Cohen from Georgia Tech on Jan. 23, 2021, in the opening round of the ITA Kickoff Weekend in Atlanta
  • Got her first career SEC singles win by downing Anne Marie Hiser from Alabama, which also helped Carolina get its first SEC triumph on the season
  • Helped the Gamecocks get a six-match winning streak started in SEC play with a win over Laura Rijkers from Arkansas
  • Won a critical road match at Mississippi State that allowed the Gamecocks to come back from a loss in doubles to Mississippi State to upset the Bulldogs
  • After a 4-3 start to doubles, finished the season winning 11 of 12
  • An ITA Scholar-Athlete award winner
HIGH SCHOOL
  • Regarded as the No. 1 recruit in South Carolina by TennisRecruiting.net and overall the No. 12 prospect in the nation by the service and considered a blue-chip recruit at the time of her signing in November 2020
  • Named the South Carolina USTA Player of the Year in 2017 and won the doubles championship at the prestigious Eddie Herr ITF Championships in 2018
  • Also won an International Tennis Federation tournament doubles championship in Atlanta in consecutive years (2018-2019) and was a doubles finalist in the 16s at the 2018 Orange Bowl as well as the 2018 USTA Winter Nationals in the 18s
  • Was a singles finalist at a J4 ITF event in Lexington, S.C., in November 2019 and was a semifinalist at a J3 earlier that year in San Jose, Calif.
  • Her Universal Tennis Ranking at the time of her signing had her as the 32nd-ranked junior in the country and the No. 215 junior in the world.
CAREER SINGLES STATISTICS
Year Overall Tournament Dual (SEC) #1 (SEC) #2 (SEC) #3 (SEC) #4 (SEC) #5 (SEC) #6 (SEC)
2020-21 7-13 7-13 (3-8) 2-4 (0-2) 5-9 (3-6)
Total 7-13 7-13 (3-8) 2-4 (0-2) 5-9 (3-6)
CAREER DOUBLES STATISTICS
Year Overall Tournament Dual (SEC) #1 (SEC) #2 (SEC) #3 (SEC)
2020-21 15-4 15-4 (9-1) 2-4 (0-1) 13-0 (9-0)
Total 15-4 15-4 (9-1) 2-4 (0-1) 13-0 (9-0)

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