Women's Tennis

Grâinne O'Neill


Blessington, Ireland

High School:
St. Mary's College


Grâinne  O'Neill


Three Buckeyes Move On in ITA Midwest Regional

O'Neill, Angeles Paz and Niehaus will compete for berth in singles main draw Friday


Buckeyes Wrap Up Akron Invitational

Buckeyes totaled 19 wins on the weekend in hidden dual


Action Continues on Day Two of Akron Invitational

Buckeyes notched seven wins in the competition


Ohio State Combines for Six Wins on Day One of Akron Invitational

Buckeyes sweep doubles competition, collect three singles wins


Ohio State Edged by Michigan State, 5-2

Buckeyes celebrate Senior Day Sunday 11 a.m. in regular season finale


Buckeyes Close Regular Season with Win vs. Michigan State

Buckeyes Close Regular Season with Win vs. Michigan State


Women's Tennis NCAA Match

Women's Tennis NCAA Match vs. South Carolina


Senior Day Win vs. Purdue

Senior Day Win vs. Purdue


Senior Day: Ohio State vs. Michigan

Senior Day: Ohio State vs. Michigan


Women's Tennis vs. Nebraska

Women's Tennis vs. Nebraska

Ohio State Career: Team captain as a senior in 2015-16 ... entered senior year with 49 career victories ... Big Ten Sportsmanship Award recipient and a Buckeye Power Club award winner.

2014-15 (Junior season): Posted 16-7 singles record overall, including 11-2 mark in dual matches ... a perfect 7-0 in Big Ten matches in the spring ... 4-1 at No. 5 and 7-1 at No. 6 in dual matches ... ended regular season on eight-match winning streak and picked up a victory in the NCAA tournament ... 11-4 overall in doubles, with 6-0 B1G record ... advanced to doubles quarterfinals of Midwest Regional … earned spot in singles main draw of ITA Midwest Regional after three wins in qualifying action … 3-0 in doubles alongside Ferny Angeles Paz at Baylor Invitational … 2-0 in singles at Tennessee Fall Invite ... winner of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award for Ohio State.

2013-14 (Sophomore season): Part of highest-ranked Buckeye duo of the spring with Noelle Malley, peaking at No. 62 in the ITA polls at the end of the season … defeated Michigan’s 18th-ranked duo of Brooke Bolender and Emina Bektas, 8-5, on the road with Malley … earned team-best eight wins at No.1 doubles with Malley … career-high 21 singles wins, including team-best eight singles wins on court six … defeated six B1G opponents in singles matchups … won 12 of 14 singles matches between March 5 and April 11 ... notched eight doubles and seven singles victories in fall campaign … claimed a 3-0 doubles record at Tennessee Fall Invite with Sandy Niehaus … reached doubles round of 16 at ITA Midwest Regional with Miho Kowase with 8-6 victory over Eastern Michigan University … earned a spot in singles main draw through qualifying at ITA Midwest Regional.

2012-13 (Freshman Season): Posted 15 doubles and 12 singles victories ... collected a team-high six wins in conference doubles competition and earned a team-best 14 wins in dual doubles matches ... tallied three-straight doubles wins in Big Ten play alongside Kelsey Becker vs. Minnesota, Illinois and Northwestern ... earned 2-0 mark on court five and 9-12 mark on court six in singles matches ... claimed singles and doubles victories in Big Ten Tournament vs. Iowa ... closed out season winning four of last six doubles matches ... claimed first collegiate victory against Tennessee’s Kayla McMurry in three sets, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 at Lady Vols Classic Oct. 27 ... made collegiate debut at ITA Midwest Regional ... posted 1-2 singles record and 1-1 doubles record in fall campaign.

St. Mary’s College: 2011 Senior National Indoor Doubles Champion of Ireland ... won U-18 national championships in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles in 2010 ... ranked No. 5 in Ireland and peaked at No. 735 in the International Tennis Federation U-18 poll in 2012 ... represented Ireland twice in the Four Nations Championships and once at the European U-18 Junior Championships ... member of Federation Cup training squad and Ireland’s National Tennis Academy ... won Co. Dublin and Co. Kildare championships ... four-time Naas LTC singles and doubles senior champion ... two-time recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Sport Award at St. Mary’s College member of St. Mary’s College volleyball team which won national championships her junior and senior years .

Personal: Daughter of Monica and Colm O’Neill ... middle child with a brother, Finnian and a sister, Eimear ... hobbies include shopping, hanging out with friends, travelling and reading ... greatest sports thrill was winning the U-18 National Singles Championship with the support of family, friends and members of local tennis club.

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