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Alexa Bortles

Alexa  Bortles

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:
Georgia Connections Academy

Height:
5-6

Experience:
1L

06/19/2018

Wrapping up a Historic Season for Women's Tennis

Rebels Close out 2018 with Top 10 Ranking and NCAA Champion

06/11/2018

Rebel Duo Earns All-America Honors

Hartono Becomes Program's Third All-American in Singles and Doubles

05/30/2018

Women's Tennis Finishes Strong in Final ITA Rankings

NCAA Champion Hartono Equals Highest Final Ranking in Program History

05/25/2018

Quest for National Championship Continues for Hartono

Downed Georgia Tech’s Paige Hourigan to Advance to Quarterfinals

05/24/2018

Rebels Go 2-0 on Day Two of NCAA Individuals

Hartono Wins in Singles and Doubles with Alexa Bortles

ALL-AMERICAN
ALL-SEC
SEC ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL

2017-18 (SOPHOMORE)
• All-American
• Earned All-SEC First Team honors
• Seeded No. 5-8 in NCAA Doubles Championship
• Concluded season ranked No. 7 in doubles with Arianne Hartono
• Teamed with Hartono for a 23-13 overall record, 13-7 at No. 1 doubles
• Helped lead the Rebels to first 20-win season since 1999, NCAA Sweet Sixteen, most SEC wins (9-4), best regular season SEC finish (5th) since 2012 and final ranking of No. 8
 Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll

Spring 2017 (FRESHMAN)
• Joined the team in January and made an immediate impact in singles and doubles
Teamed with Arianne Hartono to finish the year ranked No. 25 in doubles
• Participated in the NCAA Doubles Championship
• Helped lead the Rebels to their ninth consecutive NCAA appearance and the second round
• Posted a 10-7 overall record in singles
• Clinched two wins, including the Rebels' first-round SEC Tournament win againt Missouri
 Went 7-6 at No. 1 doubles with Hartono, including four nationally-ranked wins
 Made the AD's Honor Roll

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
• WTA Ranking of 895 in doubles
• Played on the ITF Pro Circuit, including posting a win over Cal-Berkeley’s top player, who was ranked No. 7 in the nation in the preseason
• Won the Saint Martin ITF doubles title in Guadeloupe, France in January, 2016
• In junior tennis, reached the finals of the under-16 National Clay Court Championships in doubles and the quarterfinals in singles and finals in doubles of the under-16 Eddie Herr Championships 
• Won the Southern Closed Championships in under-16 and had a two-year record of 63-0 in the South
• Competing all over South America and Europe, won an ITF Grade 4 title in Costa Rica in 2013

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Tisa Stafford and Rick Bortles
• Born July 3, 1998
• Majoring in Journalism/Sports Broadcasting
• Enjoys golfing with her dad, traveling and watching the Jacksonville Jaguars and Ole Miss baseball
• Cousin Colby Bortles played third base for the Rebels, and her cousin Blake is the starting quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars
• Dad Rick, was a wrestler at Georgia Tech
• Stepdad, Grant Stafford, who is from South Africa, played on the ATP men’s tour reaching a career-high 53 in the world

CAREER STATISTICS 


YEAR OVERALL SINGLES DUAL SINGLES OVERALL DOUBLES DUAL DOUBLES
2017-18 14-12 7-11 23-13 13-7
Spring 2017 10-7 10-7 14-12 14-11
TOTALS 24-19 17-18 37-25 27-18

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