Melissa Plambeck is rated by as number 22 in the USA of eighth grade players in the provisional girls’ class of 2018, fourth in the Gulf States and the top prospect from Louisiana. 


With a win/loss record of 41-21, or 66.1%, and her strength of schedule versus her opponents’ strength of schedule, Plambeck’s RPI is 61.4.  By contrast, the number one ranked player in Plambeck’s class has a RPI of 70.5.


In the tournament play this year Plambeck has defeated Taylor Kogan, Kate Paulus both of the USA, and Laura Fabrizi from Venezuela. Her play in the National Clay Court Championships ended in a loss to ITF number one ranked Claire Liu from Thousand Oaks California.