Cougars compete across two locations with team split between Little Rock and Corpus Christi
SOPHOMORE FALL SEASON (2013) Recorded a 5-1 singles record along with a 3-2 doubles record during the fall...was the Marco & Co. Islander Open singles champion with four wins in two days, including a tough 10-8 third set victory in the final match...teamed up with Tina Rupert in Corpus Christi to take third place in the doubles draw, with the pair's only setback being a tough tiebreak loss.
FRESHMAN (2013) Ranked second on the squad with a 14-8 record in singles play primarily at the No. 3 position in her first collegiate season at Houston... won eight of first 10 matches of collegiate career, including season-opening victory over opponent from No. 59 Stephen F. Austin... posted a 6-1, 6-0 rout of Maria Voscekova in the opening round of the C-USA Championship... also cruised to straight-sets wins over opponent from Mississippi State and NJCAA's 52nd-ranked player Alejandra Enderica of No. 1 Tyler JC... posted a 7-10 record in doubles play, including six wins at the No. 1 position with partner Charlotte Phillips.
PRIOR TO HOUSTON Earned a ranking of No. 44 in Spain's open division and No. 1204 in WTA's worldwide rankings... originally from Galicia, Spain, Martin Fernandez claimed the U16 regional championship before moving to Madrid in high school, where she went on to win the U18 regional doubles championship and advance to the semifinals of a U18 Spanish national singles and doubles event... competed in over 30 professional tournaments, advancing to the doubles quarterfinals on three occasions.
PERSONAL Rocio Martin Fernandez was born on May 6, 1994, in Madrid, Spain... daughter of Roberto Martin and Isabel Fernandez... has one brother, Javier Martin... wants to pursue a career in business following her tennis career... likes to play soccer and go to the movies in her free time.