Peta Forsyth
Peta  Forsyth


Wagga Wagga, Australia

High School:
Mater Dei Catholic College


2010-11 • Senior season: Shared team's Most Enthusiastic award with fellow senior Mariana Spilca • finished 9-17 in singles overall and was 1-9 in singles dual match play • lone singles win came in a three-set match tiebreaker against Kelly Cameron of UNC-Wilmington at the No. 4 position • went 3-2 in doubles when paired with Mariana Spilca, including a dominating 8-1 win over Iowa on Senior Day • posted an 8-8 singles record in four tournaments in the fall • was 8-0 in matches in which she won the first set • defeated opponents from Drake, Missouri, and Northern Iowa to reach final at UNI Fall Invitational (9/24-26) • was 5-5 in doubles action in the fall, playing with three different partners • won two of three doubles contests at Kitty Harrison Invitational in Chapel Hill, N.C. to finish season (11/5-7).

09-10 • Junior season: Finished 6-13 overall in singles and 7-7 in doubles • won three of five singles matches in the spring in straight sets, including a 6-4, 6-3 win over Lily Wakim in a 4-3 team win over Wichita State (1/30) • won both doubles matches in the spring played with Magdalena Wiecha by 8-1 and 8-2 scores • named to Big Ten's all-sportsmanship team • went 3-11 in singles during the fall season • had two wins at the Gopher Invitational (9/25-27), beating Marie-Christine Chartier of Iowa State and Kira Golenko of Buffalo • beat North Carolina State's Ashley Miller at the North Carolina Invitational (11/6-8) • played doubles with five different partners in the fall, posting a 5-7 record • went 3-3 partnering with Magdalena Wiecha in the fall.

2008-09 • Sophomore season: Totaled a 6-11 singles record and 5-8 doubles ledger • named team's Most Improved Player • rolled to a Big Ten dual meet win over Penn State's Leyla Morzan by a 6-0, 6-2 score (3/27) • claimed her first two matches of the Gopher Invitational (9/12-14), including a tight win over Iowa State's Reka Kelemen 2-6, 7-6, (10-8) in the second round • posted dual meet wins over Frances Leung of Carleton (2/8) and Amanda Schwarz of College of Charleston (3/18) • joined Karina Chiarelli for two doubles wins at the Drake Invitational (9/26-28) • played in Big Ten doubles matches against Ohio State (3/29) and Wisconsin (4/12) • teamed with Liz Tusler for two doubles wins at the Gopher Invitational (9/12-14).

2007-08 • Freshman season: Joined the team at mid-season and finished with a 5-1 singles record and 4-1 doubles mark • won all of her singles matches in straight sets and won three doubles matches by 8-0 scores • played five doubles matches with four different partners • played all six singles matches at home • went 3-0 at No. 4 singles • only singles defeat came against Suzie Matzenauer of top-ranked Northwestern.

HIGH SCHOOL: Runner-up in Australian national 16-under claycourt consolation final • Australia Cup consolation winner in 2006 and runner-up in 2007 • member of Australian schoolgirls merit team in 2006 • semifinalist in Australian 16-under hardcourt doubles tournament in 2007 • member of winning doubles team at Victorian junior 18-under grasscourt championships • won doubles title at Australian 14-under grasscourt championships in 2005.

PERSONAL: Kinesiology major • daughter of Mick and Narelle Forsyth • born May 3, 1990.


Gophers Fall to Tigers 4-3

Gophers Fall to Tigers 4-3

2/17/2018 - W. Tennis

The University of Minnesota fell to Memphis on the road Saturday, dropping their record to 7-3 on the season.

Gophers Fall 4-3 in Close Dual With Tigers

Gophers Fall 4-3 in Close Dual With Tigers

2/16/2018 - W. Tennis

The University of Minnesota fell to Missouri on the road Friday, dropping their record to 7-2 on the season. No. 1 doubles pairing Mehvish Safdar and Caitlyn Merzbacher took a 6-0 win...

Women's Tennis Looks to Conquer First Road Test

Women's Tennis Looks to Conquer First Road Test

2/14/2018 - W. Tennis

Minnesota (7-1, 0-0 Big Ten) will take their first road trip of the spring season this weekend when they travel to Columbia, Mo.

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