2002 Doubles All-American and three-year letterwinner… Ranked 42nd in the 2002-03 ITA preseason ratings of NCAA singles competitors … Listed third in the preseason doubles rankings along with Claire Carter.
Paired with Claire Carter to earn All-America honors in doubles…The pair advanced further than any previous UW doubles team in the NCAA Championships…They advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals, falling to the No. 1 seed Lauren Kalvaria and Gabriela Lastra of Stanford, 6-4, 6-7 (7), 6-2…Team advanced by defeating No. 30 Ziva Grasic and Vladka Uhlirova (Texas) and upsetting No. 6 Tiffany Brymer and Jewel Peterson (USC)…also competed in NCAA singles, but fell in the first round to No. 34 Julie Rotondi (North Carolina), 6-3, 7-5…Compiled 13-13 singles record, 5-5 in dual matches…Was 5-1 at No. 1 and 0-3 at No. 2…Recorded 21-14 doubles record with Claire Carter, including a 12-9 mark at the No. 1 position…All-Pac-10 honorable mention selection…Pac-10 All-Academic second-team honoree.
Ranked No. 94 in the final NCAA ratings...Posted an 8-8 singles record playing in the Nos. 2 and 3 positions...Did not compete in singles during March and April due to injures but returned for the NCAA Tournament…Played No. 5 singles during the NCAA Tournament ... Had a 23-13 doubles record, teaming with Kristina Kraszewski ... Those two finished the season ranked No. 11 in the ITA ratings ... Earned an NCAA Tournament doubles invitation, competing with Kraszewski … They fell 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 to the Kentucky team of Carolina Mayorga and Sarah Witten … An honorable mention All-Pac-10 Academic Team selection...Voted the team’s Most Inspirational Player.
Plagued by injury most of the season ... Gained valuable experience as a true freshman playing in the No. 3 and 4 positions ... Had an overall singles record of 13-9 ... Posted a 2-1 record during the Rolex Regional ... Recorded a win over a ranked opponent, downing No. 59 Amanda Basica of UCLA in dual-match competition ... Teamed with Kristina Kraszewski to compile a 14-11 doubles mark and a ranking as high as 43rd.
Is the No. 1 under-18 player out of Croatia and won the national clay court championship ... Also won the 1998 European Team Championship and was ninth at the 1997 World Team Championship.
Parents are Marijana and Pero Klaic ... Father played soccer on the Croatian national team ... Mother was a member of the national handball team.
KLAIC’S CAREER RECORD
Year Singles (dual/overall) Doubles (dual/overall)
1999-2000 8-5/13-9 7-8/14-11
2000-2001 3-5 / 8-8 17-9 / 23-13
2001-2002 5-5/13-13 12-9/21-24
Career 16-15/34-30 36-26/58-48