Lina Ali

Player profile

  • Hometown Mineola, N.Y.
  • Year Sophomore
  • High School Mineola
  • Height 5-5

Follow on Social Media
Instagram: @lina.ali.0

Ohio State Career

  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2020-21 (Freshman Season)

  • 2-2 overall and 1-0 in dual matches in singles, with two doubles losses
  • Captured first collegiate dual match victory March 19 vs. Maryland, defeating Ebony Sampson on court five, 6-1, 6-4
  • Won first collegiate singles match, topping Michigan’s Anca Craciun Jan. 16 at the Michigan Invitational, 6-3, 6-2
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors

Prior to Ohio State

  • Highest TR: 30
  • Won gold ball in doubles G16s
  • Received sportsmanship award at Clays and Indoors


  • Daughter of Nadia Khalil and Mohsen Ali
  • Has two siblings, Karim and Sheriff Raouf
  • Psychology major and would like to go to law school or be a therapist
  • Enjoys reading and skating
  • On why she chose Ohio State “I loved everything on my visit, from the campus, to Coach Melissa, and of course my teammates.”