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Alexa Guarachi
Alexa Guarachi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Destin, Fla.

High School:
South Walton High School

Height:
5-8

Experience:
3L



08/25/2013

ITA All-Stars Guarachi and Macfarlane Honored at US Open

Tide duo receives awards on Saturday in the President's Box

08/16/2013

Alexa Guarachi and Mary Anne Macfarlane Named to ITA Collegiate All-Star Team

Tide duo one of just three teams in the nation honored

07/02/2013

Alabama Athletics Places 77 on SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

The softball team's 15 honorees led the way for the Tide, followed by the 12 members of the rowing team and the 12 members of the women's track and field team. The Alabama baseball team placed 11 members on the honor roll; women's golf, men's tennis and men's track and field each landed six student-athletes on the honor roll, followed by the four members of the women's tennis team

05/26/2013

Tide's Run in the NCAA Women's Tennis Championships Halted in the Semifinals

05/25/2013

A Pair of Wins Sends the Tide into the NCAA Championship Semifinals of Singles and Doubles

Guarachi wins singles match in three sets; teams with Macfarlane to top the No. 1 doubles seed in two sets

05/21/2013

NCAA Championships: Doubles & Singles Preview

NCAA Championships: Doubles & Singles Preview

05/15/2013

Women's Tennis Arrives at NCAA Championships

Women's Tennis Arrives at NCAA Championships

05/01/2013

2013 NCAA Women's Tennis Selection Show

2013 NCAA Women's Tennis Selection Show

ITA Singles Ranking: 37
ITA Doubles Ranking (with Mary Anne Macfarlane): 4

FALL 2012 (SENIOR)
Won five straight matches en route to winning the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships ... also won the doubles draw with teammate Mary Anne Macfarlane at the Southern Regional Championships ... represented the Tide at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships in both singles and doubles ... advanced to the consolation finals in singles at the All-American Championships ... also won a pair of doubles matches with Macfarlane at the All-American Championships before falling in a tiebreaker to the No. 4 team in the nation.

2012 (JUNIOR)
All-SEC First Team selection ... Two-time SEC Player of the Week (Feb. 22 and April 11) ... won 30 singles matches, becoming just the sixth player to reach 30-plus wins in a season at Alabama ... also added 27 doubles victories ... ranked as high as No. 40 in singles and No. 14 in doubles with Courtney McLane ... only lost one match in singles during the SEC regular season, which came to a higher-ranked opponent ... became part of the winningest doubles team in program history this season, partnering with McLane for 69 victories over the last three seasons ... won her last four singles matches of the season, all of which came in straight sets ... took down nine nationally-ranked opponents in singles and seven in doubles throughout the season ... won both her singles and doubles matches against No. 5 Georgia, which was instrumental for the Tide's 4-3 victory over the Bulldogs ... two of the three regular-season losses in doubles with McLane came to teams ranked in the top eight ... opened the Spring season winning all five of her matches at the UVA Winter Invite tournament ... advanced to the semifinals of her singles flight at the USTA/ITA Southern Regionals and won her doubles flight with Mary Anne Macfarlane ... advanced to the finals of her flight in singles at the Roberta Alison Fall Classic ... won her singles flight at the Furman Fall Classic ... picked up three singles and a pair of doubles wins to open the season at the Duke Fab Four Invite.

2011 (SOPHOMORE)
Selected to the All-SEC First Team ... named the ITA Player to Watch in the Southern region ... received the USTA/ITA Sportsmanship Award at the 2010 National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships ... earned SEC Player of the Week honors on March 2 after finishing the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic with a 3-0 record in singles and 2-0 standing in doubles play ... advanced to the NCAA Doubles Championships for the second consecutive season with Courtney McLane ... collected 29 doubles wins with McLane this season to break the Alabama single-season victory mark previously set in 1993 ... ranked as high as No. 38 in singles and No. 2 in doubles ... led the team in singles victories during the dual match season with 16 ... defeated six nationally-ranked opponents in singles and 10 nationally-ranked foes in doubles ... finished the SEC Fall Coaches' Classic with a 2-1 record, including a 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 victory over No. 31 Nadja Gilchrist of Georgia ... collected one win at the ITA/Riviera Women's All-American Championships, knocking off No. 51 Julia Trunk from San Diego State 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 ... won four matches at the Southern Regional Championships to advance to the semifinals ... combined with McLane to win the top doubles flight at the SEC Fall Coaches' Classic, beating No. 14 Gilchrist and Maho Kowase of Georgia 8-4 and No. 15 Kristi Boxx and Abby Guthrie of Mississippi 8-3 ... competed in the ITA/Riviera doubles main draw ... teamed up with McLane to win the doubles draw at the Southern Regional Championships, again beating Boxx and Guthrie in the finals to advance to the USTA/ITA National Indoor Championships ... made a run to the doubles semifinals at the National Indoor Championships, picking up an 8-4 won over No. 37 Victoria Brook and Lindsay Clark of Yale in the quarterfinals.

2010 (FRESHMAN)
All-SEC Second Team honoree ... All-SEC Freshman Team honoree ... ranked as high as No. 39 in the nation in singles, finishing the season at No. 58 ... reached No. 16 in the national doubles rankings with partner Courtney McLane ... ranked No. 3 in singles and No. 2 in doubles in the Southern Region in the March 4 poll ... qualified for the NCAA Singles Championships and NCAA Doubles Championships with McLane ... won a team-high 27 singles matches on the season ... also won a team-best 16 dual matches in singles play ... collected an impressive 14-1 record at the No. 2 singles position ... defeated four nationally-ranked and seven regionally-ranked opponents ... ended the season on a four-match winning streak ... provided the clinching win for the Tide's first road victory of the season against No. 73 Oregon ... finished the spring with a team-best 28-9 record in doubles, including 17-4 in dual contests ... teamed up with McLane to post a 13-4 record at the No. 1 doubles spot, going 7-3 in SEC play ... the duo defeated five nationally-ranked tandems and closed the season by winning their final seven matches.

PREP HIGHLIGHTS
Blue Chip recruit ranked No. 5 nationally in the class of 2009 and No. 2 in the Southeast Region by TennisRecruiting.net ... named the 2009 Florida Amateur Athlete of the Year by the Florida All Sports Association ... has played in over 23 countries capturing more than five International Tennis Federation (ITF) titles in her junior career ... ranked in the top 80 in the world in juniors by the ITF ... one of the top four American juniors in the world junior rankings ... ranked top 10 nationally in juniors ... played in all four tennis grand slams which includes the French Open, Australian Open, U.S. Open and Wimbledon ... won the coveted U.S. National Clay Court Singles Championship at the age of 14 ... as the tournament's No. 4 seed defeated No. 1 seed Natalie Pluskota followed by No. 2 seed Lauren MacFarlane en route to winning week one of the 2009 ITA Southeast Summer Circuit ... led South Walton High School to a second place finish in the state championship ... won the individual championship at the No. 1 singles position ... received the 2009 Player of the Year Award for the state of Florida for her undefeated record ... named a National High School Tennis All-American ... held a Women's Tennis Association (WTA) ranking.

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Born November 17, 1990 ... daughter of Fernando and Holley Guarachi ... has one brother, Stefan, and one sister, Carolina ... father player tennis for Alabama and great grandfather (Hilman Holley) and uncle (Felipe Guarachi) played football for the Tide ... majoring in public relations.

     
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