Mayar Sherif
Mayar  Sherif


Cairo, Egypt

High School:
Lycee El Horreya

Last College:
Fresno State




Sherif, Lahey Open Oracle ITA National Fall Championships

No. 13 Mayar Sherif downed No. 3 Ashley Lahey in straight-sets to advance.


Lahey, Sherif to Face Off in ITA Regional Final

It is the third-consecutive year a Wave will take home the ITA Southwest Regional singles crown.


Lahey, Sherif Advance to ITA Regional Singles Semifinal

Mayar Sherif defeated No. 73 Jada Hart of UCLA with a straight-set win in the quarterfinal.


Three Singles, One Doubles Pair Advance at ITA Regionals

Dzina Milovanovic highlighted the day with a 6-4, 6-4 win over No. 14 Gabby Smith of USC.


Waves Win Through ITA Southwest Regional Opening Rounds

All four Waves advanced to the singles round of 32 to be played tomorrow.


Oracle/ITA Masters - Day Three (9/23/17)

Oracle/ITA Masters - Day Three (9/23/17)


Oracle/ITA Masters - Day Two (9/22/17)

Oracle/ITA Masters - Day Two (9/22/17)


Oracle/ITA Masters - Day One

Oracle/ITA Masters - Day One


NCAA Championships Elite 8: Pepperdine vs. Vanderbilt

NCAA Championships Elite 8: Pepperdine vs. Vanderbilt


Women's Tennis: NCAA Round Two vs. UCLA

Women's Tennis: NCAA Round Two vs. UCLA


All-WCC first team singles … All-WCC first team doubles with Christine Maddox … Finished the season ranked a career-high No. 1 in the Oracle/ITA doubles rankings alongside partner Christine Maddox … finished the season ranked No. 28 in the Oracle/ITA singles rankings and ranked as high as No. 14 during the season … reached the NCAA Singles Championship round of 16 … reached the NCAA Doubles Championship round of 32 with partner Christine Maddox … WCC All-Tournament team doubles with Christine Maddox … WCC All-Tournament team singles … WCC Doubles Pair of the Week four times with Maddox (4/11, 3/7, 2/14, 2/7) … won ITA Southwest Regional doubles title with Maddox … Had an overall singles record of 27-14, including a 16-9 record in dual singles matches … Had a 16-match unbeaten streak … Went 12-8 against nationally ranked opponents, including defeating the top-ranked Francesca Di Lorenzo of Ohio State in the round of 64 during the NCAA Singles Championship … 30-6 overall in doubles, including a 26-7 record with partner Christine Maddox … Had a streak of 19 unbeaten doubles matches … Went 10-5 against national-ranked opponents, including beating two separate top-ranked teams.

FRESNO STATE (2015-16): Was a part of the 5th doubles team in Fresno State’s history to earn All-America honors after reaching the quarterfinals of the 2016 NCAA Doubles Championship with her sister Rana … Earned the Mountain West’s automatic bid to the 2016 NCAA Singles Championship … 2016 Mountain West Player of the Year … Named to both the All-Mountain West Singles and Doubles teams … Won the singles title at the Jack Kramer Invite while also finishing runner-up in doubles … Reached the finals of the ITA Northwest Regional with wins over No. 16 Klara Fabikova (Cal) and No. 17 Caroline Doyle (Stanford), both in straight sets … Earned an at-large bid to the USTA/ITA All-American Singles Championships … Ended the season ranked No. 68 in singles and No. 24 in doubles … Ranked as high as No. 26 in singles and No. 18 in doubles … Finished the year with a combined 56 wins, tallying a 30-12 overall singles record and a 26-10 doubles record … Earned 13 wins over national-ranked opposition, seven in singles and six in doubles … Went 18-6 in singles dual play, while playing in the No. 1 position … Had a 16-6 record in No. 1 doubles spot … Contributed to an 8-0 record at home and a final ITA team ranking of No. 43.

FRESNO STATE (2014-15): 2015 Mountain West Freshman of the Year … Named to both the All-Mountain West Singles and Doubles teams … Played in all 23 dual matches, posting 22-3 record in both singles and doubles play … Had a 14-match winning streak from Jan. 18-Mar. 13 … Finished the season with eight consecutive singles victories … Posted a 21-1 record in dual play with an 8-0 record against Mountain West singles opponents … Along with her sister, went on a 17-match winning streak in doubles from Jan. 25-Apr. 3, while the pair went 20-2 in dual matches, including a 7-1 record against conference opponents … Helped the team to a 9-1 record at home and a final national ranking of No. 58.

JUNIORS: Reached a top-50 ITF ranking and was No. 550 in WTA … Earned second place in AJC and was a doubles finalist … Played in the FedCup and stayed in Group 2 for the first time in Egypt’s history … Was 13 the first time she played in the FedCup … Won first place AJC U14 and U16 … Tabbed as number one in Africa under 14, 16 and 18 for most of junior’s time … Winner of the African Championship for U14 and U16.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Amal Thabet and Sherif Ahmed … Has three siblings: Rana, Dalya, Rawan … Sister, Rana, also played at Fresno State and the two were doubles partners for two seasons … Graduated from Lycee el Horeya de Bab el Louck in Cairo, Egypt in 2014 … Majoring in Sports Medicine at Pepperdine and has career aspirations of playing professional tennis … Chose Pepperdine because it “was the best opportunity and I felt comfortable with head coach Per Nilsson” … She loves giving presents to people.

FAVORITES: Favorite professional athlete is Kim Clijsters … Favorite TV Show is Kara Sevda … Favorite musical artist is Adele … Favorite food is Mediterranean … Favorite sport other than tennis is basketball.

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