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Nelli Ponomareva
Nelli  Ponomareva


Krasnodar, Russia

High School:
Krasnodar School #43




Women’s Tennis Tallies Two Impressive Wins

RedHawks down Northern Kentucky and Blank Ohio Northern


Tennis to Host Double Header on Sunday

Tennis to Host Double Header on Sunday


Junior Nelli Ponomareva Tabbed as MAC Women’s Player of the Week

Receives honor for the first time during her career at Miami


RedHawks Fall to Musketeers, 4-3

Miami prepares for double header next week.


RedHawks Fall to the Colonels, 4-3

Miami will face Xavier on Sunday.


Tennis vs. Cincinnati (1/28)

Miami University Women's Tennis Team vs. University of Cincinnati


Women's Tennis Vs. Bowling Green

Women's Tennis Vs. Bowling Green


Tennis vs. Wright State (2/28)

Miami 7, Wright State 0


Tennis vs. Marshall (2/14)

Miami 4, Marshall 3


Tennis vs. Xavier (2/6)

Miami vs. Xavier (2/6)

2015-16: Named to the first-team All-MAC ... finished season with 21-15 singles record, including 13-8 mark in dual play and 7-1 record in MAC play ... completed season with 2-1 record at No. 2 position, 6-4 record at No. 3 and 5-3 record at No. 4 ... reached Round of 32 at ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship ... reached consolation final at UVA Invitational ... won clinching match in 4-3 victory over No. 55 Marshall on February 14 ... named Miami Female Athlete of the Week on February 15 and April 11 ... her 36 career singles victories are second-most of any returning RedHawk ... finished with team-high 20-15 record in doubles, including 7-7 dual play mark and 7-1 MAC mark ... went 9-7 at No. 2 position and 3-1 at No. 3 position ... paired with Anastasiia Vasiuhkina to win MAC Doubles Team of the Week on January 27, March 29 and April 7 ... pair earned 12 victories, including nine at No. 1 position and 4-0 MAC record ... named to Academic All-MAC Team

2014-15: Finished freshman campaign with 15-7 singles record, including 6-1 MAC record ... posted 7-3 record at No. 4 singles and 5-1 record at No. 3 singles ... posted 11-12 record in doubles play, playing primarily with Christine Guerrazzi (11-12) ... teamed with Guerrazzi to finish with 8-11 record in dual play and 3-2 MAC record at No. 1 doubles ... pair defeated nationally-ranked pairs from Western Michigan and Ball State, leading to MAC Doubles Team of the Week awards on March 25 and April 22 ... won No. 1 doubles championship at FGCU Invitational with Christine Guerrazzi

PRIOR TO MIAMI: Participated in WTA, Tennis Europe, and ITF events ... won TE doubles title in Armenia and was ITF doubles runner-up in Slovenia and Serbia ... reached final of 30 Russian tournaments

PERSONAL: Born on August 1, 1996 in Krasnodar, Russia ... daughter of Roman and Olga Ponomareva ... attended Krasnodar School #43 ... majoring in Business