CHISINAU, Moldova – Houston Cougar Women’s Tennis alum Elena Kordolaimi has been selected to represent her home country of Greece in the upcoming 2017 Fed Cup.
Kordolaimi and the Greek team will compete in the Group III Europe/Africa division at the National Tennis School & Tennis Club Acvila in Chisinau, Moldova. The tournament spans from June 12-17 and will feature teams from Algeria, Armenia, Cameroon, Cyprus, Finland, Ireland, Iceland, Kenya, Kosovo, Morocco, F.Y.R Macedonia, Malta, Mozambique, Tunisia and the host country Moldova.
Greece made its debut in 1968 at the Fed Cup and has been a member of the World Group for 10 years after competing in the top tier until 1991. The Greek squad enters the tournament as the No. 70 ranked team in the world and holds a 54-75 record in Fed Cup play.
Kordolaimi sports a 13-8 record in singles play during the current season on the ITF Tennis Pro Circuit. In her career, she is 89-58 and has won four titles (two singles, two doubles) winning both the single and doubles crowns at the $10,000 Sharm El Sheikh in 2014 and 2016.
In her three seasons at Houston, Kordolaimi won 65 singles matches including a stretch of 12-straight in her senior season in 2015. During her final campaign, Kordolaimi posted an incredible 35-6 singles record in the spring and fall seasons.
During her collegiate career, Kordolaimi was a 3-time American Athletic Conference Player of the Week and was named to All-Conference teams in each year of her career after twice being named to the American All-Conference Team (2014, 2015) and once each to the Conference USA (2013) and Southland (2012) teams.
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