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  Karen Martinez

Karen Martinez

Player Profile


Bogota, Colombia

Last College:
Bethel College



Before USC Upstate: Attended Bethel College for the past two years ... Played at No. 3 singles and No. 2 doubles for the Wildcats ... Helped the women's team finish 19th in NAIA as a sophomore, helping the team to the second round of the national tournament ... Finished season 10-0 in singles play and 10-1 in doubles action ... Earned All-TransSouth honors at No. 3 singles and No. 2 doubles ... Team finished freshman season ranked 21st in the nation ... Helped team reach the NAIA Region XI playoffs ... Earned First Team All-TransSouth honors at No. 3 singles and No. 1 doubles (with current teammate Carolina Bello) as a freshman ... Reached a career-high ITF Juniors ranking of 698 in 2005 ... Reached quarterfinals at the Copa Club Campestre Farallones in singles play and the finals of the Copa Naciones Amigas in doubles play in 2005.

Personal: Born on March 3, 1988 ... Daughter of Nictor Hugo Martinez and Martha Bernal ... Has a brother, Camilo, and a sister, Angelica ... Majoring in physical education ... Enjoys soccer and watching movies ... Favorite type of food is fruit ... Favorite TV show is "CSI" ... Favorite tennis player is Roger Federer ... Admires her parents.

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