2024 Spartans Women's Tennis Preview

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San José State women's tennis team returns to the court on Monday, January 22 after appearing in four tournaments in the fall. The Spartans are looking to build upon a 2022-23 spring season in which they reached the Mountain West semifinals after knocking off the top-seeded Wyoming Cowgirls in the quarterfinals.

"For this 2024 spring campaign we have 11 home matches which is incredible to have and a great opportunity for our four graduating seniors to leave their mark on SJSU Tennis!" said head coach, Chad Skorupka. "We are training hard right now and look forward to starting our dual match season very soon."

  • The Spartans open the 2024 campaign on the road at UC Riverside.
  • This year's team features five returners and three freshmen.
  • The Spartans' first home event is scheduled for Jan. 27 at 12 p.m. against Sacramento State.
  • The team has 11 home matches to be played at the Spartan Tennis Complex.
  • Five Spartans return from last year's team: Jovana Babic, Olaya Bances Iglesias, Carolina Millan, Irena Muradyan, and Rozalina Youseva.
  • Conference play begins on March 15 at Boise State.


  • Muradyan and Cheuk Ying Shek won the doubles tournament at the Saint Mary's Fall Invitational (Oct. 27-29).
  • Ying Shek made the round of 16 at the ITA Regionals in Palo Alto, Calif. (Oct. 12-16).
  • Adriana Jimenez reached the main draw of the ITA Regionals (Oct. 12-16).


Cheuk Ying Shek

  • Hometown: Sai Kung, Hong Kong
  • Head Coach Chad Skorupka: "Cheuk Ying Shek is a very talented freshman who will make an immediate impact in the top half of the lineup. She strikes the ball very clean from both sides of the court and has a very strong effective serve."

Adriana Jimenez

  • Hometown: San Sebastian, Spain 
  • Head Coach Chad Skorupka: "Adriana Jimenez moves well and uses a lot of angles while playing, she needs to use her lefty slice more to start off points. She is improving each day at practice and is a great team player."

Duru Durgun

  • Hometown: Adana, Turkey
  • Head Coach Chad Skorupka: "Duru Durgun is very athletic on the court and continues to get better each day at practice. She will be looking to compete as a freshman and will play a key role in both doubles and singles this season."