Fidan Manashirova
Fidan  Manashirova


Elk Grove, Calif.

High School:
Horizon Charter


Buckeyes Open Home Slate with Doubleheader vs. Syracuse and Youngstown State

Outing vs. Youngstown State will also be Buckeyes Go Pink match


Forty Current and Former Ohio State Student-Athletes to Earn Degrees Sunday

List includes representatives from 22 programs


Ohio State Set to Compete in ITA Midwest Regional Championships

Buckeyes will vie for a spot in National Indoor Championships


Ohio State Opens Fall at Akron Invitational

Buckeyes slated to face Akron, Cornell and West Virginia this weekend


Athletics Good Stuff

April 16 - 22, 2013


Senior Day: Ohio State vs. Michigan

Senior Day: Ohio State vs. Michigan


Women's Tennis vs. Nebraska

Women's Tennis vs. Nebraska


Muirfield Collegiate Tennis Invitational

Muirfield Collegiate Tennis Invitational


Women's Tennis - Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals

Women's Tennis - Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals


Women's Tennis - Senior Day Win vs. Michigan State

Women's Tennis - Senior Day Win vs. Michigan State

Ohio State Career: Ended career fifth all-time in singles career wins in program history with 89 victories ... captured 64 career doubles wins ... team's co-MVP as both a sophomore and junior ... Ohio State Scholar Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2012-13 Season (Senior season): Led the Buckeyes with a team-high 24 wins, including 15 in dual matches, and a team-best eight wins in Big Ten outings ... tied for second on team with 15 doubles wins with four in conference play alongside Gabby Steele, Kelsey Dieters and Nicole Flower ... saw action in 23 of 24 matches in singles and doubles competition ... defeated Northwestern's 106th-ranked Veronica Corning in straight sets April 14 ... closed out season winning five of last six completed matches ... posted three-consecutive conference doubles wins with Steele vs. Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin March 24 - April 5 ... went 2-1 in singles play at Blue Gray National Tennis Classic notching wins against Boise State March 15 and Tulane March 16... enjoyed six-match win streak Feb. 22 through March 16...finished fall slate with 9-4 singles record and 5-6 in doubles ... tied for team-high in singles victories ... went undefeated in singles matchups at Lady Vols Classic Oct. 26-28 with wins against Kentucky, NC State and Tennessee ... advanced to the round of 16 in main draws of USTA/ITA Midwest Regional after receiving first round bye and defeating Ronit Yurovsky of Michigan, 6-3, 6-3 in second round Oct. 21 ... partnered with Gabby Steele through the majority of the fall, the senior pair was eliminated in the round of 16 of the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional ... posted three singles wins at Muirfield Collegiate Tennis Invitational Sept. 14-16 defeating opponents from Eastern Kentucky University and University of Louisville ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2011-12 (Junior season): Shared team MVP honors ... tied for second on the squad with 19 wins, ranking second with 16 dual-match victories ... ended the year second on the team in doubles wins with 17, ranking second in the spring with 13 dual-match wins ... 13-3 at No. 3 singles position ... won first seven dual matches ... defeated No. 61-ranked Sun Wen of Texas A&M Jan. 29 ... won eight of last 11 completed matches ... 8-3 in Big Ten play to lead team in conference victories ... played with Gabby Steele majority of the spring, as tandem had a team-best 17 wins as a pairing ... duo was 8-2 at No. 3 and 5-3 at No. 2 ... duo won 7-of-8 matches Feb. 4-March 20 ... finished fall campaign with a trio of singles wins, including a 6-2, 6-4 upset of San Diego's 55th-ranked Stephanie Hoffpauir at the Arizona State Thunderbird Invitational ... teamed with Steele to lead the Buckeyes with four doubles victories ... finished 2-1 at ASU Thunderbird with wins over opponents from Northern Arizona and Utah.

2010-11 (Sophomore season): Set the pace for the Buckeyes in singles, leading the team throughout the season to finish with a 27-8 record (.771)... excelled at the No. 5 position, earning a 10-1 record ... shared the team lead in Big Ten singles record with Cami Hubbs at 8-2 ... found herself on the winning side of 14-consecutive matches from Nov. 5 to Feb. 26 while dropping just two sets ... ended season on a six-match winning streak ... downed Wisconsin's Jessica Seyferth in straight sets to help key a 4-3 Buckeye win in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament ...posted 10 doubles wins ... teamed with classmate Gabby Steele to win seven of nine Big Ten doubles matches at mostly No. 3, including the final four of the regular season ... finished with seven fall singles victories, compared to just two losses ... posted a flawless 4-0 record at the Big Green Invite ... shared Most Valuable Player honors with Hubbs.

2009-10 (Freshman season): Led the team in singles victories through most of the season before finishing with a 19-8 (.703) record ... played primarily at No. 6 (9-5), but competed as high as No. 4 (2-0) ... finished with 22 doubles victories, second on the team behind Gabby Steele and tied with former Buckeye Amy Marzluff (1988) for seventh on the Ohio State freshman doubles wins list ... joined with Steele to form the Buckeyes' No. 3 doubles unit, earning a 16-9 (.640) record and a 4-6 (.400) conference ledger ... combined with Kara Cecil, Kirsten Flower and Steele to win 11 of 13 doubles matches to open the dual-match season ... began collegiate career by posting seven-consecutive victories ... earned first title in Kentucky Invitational after defeating Hannah Blatt of Vanderbilt Oct. 9 ... advanced through singles pre-qualifying at the ITA Midwest Regional Championship with three victories ... won a team-high seven singles matches in the fall ... teamed with Steele and Cecil to finish the fall with a 4-2 doubles record.

Horizon Charter School: A five-star recruit... ranked as the No. 29 prospect in the country, No. 8 in the Southwest and No. 8 in California... defeated eight blue chip prospects over the course of her junior career.

Personal: Daughter of Eddy and Shama... has an older brother, Azi, and older sister, Diana... born in Baku, Azerbaijan... started tennis at age 7... enjoys traveling, meeting new people and learning about foreign cultures.

Manashirova Career Stats

Singles Overall 1 2 3 4 5 6 Dual Tour
2009-10 19-8 - - - 2-0 1-2 9-5 12-7 7-1
2010-11 27-8 - - - 5-5 10-1 2-0 17-6 10-2
2011-12 19-11 - 2-5 13-3 1-0 - - 16-8 3-3
Totals 65-27 - 2-5 13-3 8-5 11-3 11-5 45-21 20-6

Doubles Overall 1 2 3 Dual Tour
2009-10 22-12 - - 18-10 18-10 4-2
2010-11 10-14 - 0-4 7-3 7-7 3-7
2011-12 17-15 0-5 5-4 8-4 13-13 4-2
Totals 49-41 0-5 5-4 33-17 38-30 11-11