Manilla Adds Shalimar Talbi to Roster
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, Va. – Old Dominion women’s tennis head coach, Dominic Manilla, announced the addition of Shalimar Talbi from Minsk, Belarus to the Monarchs roster on Tuesday afternoon. Talbi will be a redshirt freshman for the upcoming 2019-20 ODU season and will be eligible to compete right away.
Talbi has competed in the Fed Cup for Belarus, while boasting a current 439 WTA ranking. She earned a career-high 12.4 UTR, with her current UTR being 11.68. Talbi has also won three 15k doubles titles. Most recently in singles, she downed the No. 310 ranked player in the world at the ITF World Tennis Tour.