Maria Martinez-Romero
Maria  Martinez-Romero


Nules, Spain

High School:
ITF Junior Circuit


Student Assistant



76 Students named to the 2012 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll

Women's tennis had all seven athletes on the honor roll


From Jim's Desk...

Director of Athletics Jim Baker looks back on 2011-12 and looks forward to 2012-13.


Tennis proves academic and athletic success

UTA sets a record by recieving four major honors from the Southland Conference


Tennis proves academic and athletic success

UTA sets a record by recieving four major honors from the Southland Conference


WT: Martinez-Romero Named Student-Athelte of the Year

Senior Natalia Mayuk named second-team all-academic


  • All-SLC First Team singles at the No. 3 position and doubles at the No. 2 spot
  • First Team All-Academic
  • SLC Commissioner's Honor Roll recipient
  • Named SLC Player of the Week on two occasions, the first coming on Mar. 1 and the second on Mar. 22
  • Currently has the highest career winning percentage in UTA history at .892
  • Has a career record of 58 wins and 7 losses
  • Went 3-0 in the SLC Tournament to lead the Mavericks to their second conference title in three years
  • Finished her junior season with a 22-2 overall and 11-0 Southland mark
  • Recorded 20 of her wins playing at the No. 3 position
  • Wrapped up the season going 9-1 in her last 10 singles matches
  • Teamed up with Nikola Matovicova in doubles to record a 11-0 SLC mark and a 18-2 overall record
  • Closed out the season on an a 16 game win streak
  • Also partnered with Katarina Mlcochova for a 2-0 record.


  • Prior to the start of the season, Martinez-Romero was ranked 112th in the national preseason rankings
  • Named to the All-SLC singles and doubles second team
  • Named to the All-Academic Second Team
  • Capital One Bank/Southland Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll recipient
  • Finished with a 15-3 overall and 10-1 conference mark in singles action
  • Went a perfect 3-0 during the SLC Tournament, winning all her matches in straight sets
  • Won nine of her last 10 singles matches
  • Recorded all her wins at the No. 4 position
  • Registered a 12-2 overall and 9-0 conference record in doubles play with teammate Nikola Matovicova at the No. 3 position.


  • In her first season, Martinez-Romero recorded 37 total wins in singles and doubles competition
  • Finished the season with a 21-2 overall singles mark which ranks first in single season in winning percentage
  • Named to the All-SLC singles first team and earned All-SLC doubles second team with teammate Nikola Matovicova
  • Was selected as SLC Player of the week on one occasion
  • Went undefeated in conference action recording an 11-0 mark
  • Went 3-0 in the conference tournament
  • Won 18 consecutive victories playing in the No.3, 4, and 5 singles positions
  • Notched a three-set win over No. 42 Yale in the No. 5 flight.. collected an 8-2 mark in league play at the No. 2 spot with teammate Nikola Matovicova
  • The duo posted a 3-0 record in the SLC Tournament
  • Named to the Capital One Bank/SLC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Off the Court

  • Born November 29, 1990
  • Daughter of Vicente Martinez and Inma Romero
  • Has one sister
  • Double majoring in broadcasting and Spanish.


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