Phillips and Rupert take home doubles title in Natchitoches, Louisiana
PRIOR TO HOUSTON
Played her freshman season at Auburn, posting a combined record of 20-8 in limited action... went a perfect 7-0 in singles and doubles play in dual match action... posted records of 13-5 and 7-3 in singles and doubles play, respectively, during the fall tournament season.
Attended high school at Colegio Los Anayanes where she was voted Senior of the Year... won her first professional doubles title in April 2012 while playing as an amateur in her hometown.
Full name is Maria Andrea Cardenas... born on Dec. 16, 1994, in Caracas, Venezuela... daughter of Juan Cardenas and Carmen Conti... has one brother, Juan... volunteered with the Ronald McDonald House in Caracas... wants to pursue a career as a physical therapist upon graduation... enjoys playing soccer and listening to music in her free time.