Men's Tennis


Rajeev Ram
Rajeev Ram

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Carmel

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 180

Birthdate:
03/18/1984

PREPS/JUNIORS

» Regarded as the nation's top college tennis recruit in 2002
» Delayed enrollment at Illinois until second semester in order to continue playing as an amateur in professional tournaments
» Played freshman and sophomore years at Carmel (Ind.) High School and earned All-State honors; state singles champion in 1999
» Scholar-Athlete selection in '98 and '99
» 14-under National Claycourt singles champion in 1998
» Boys 16-under national champ in 2000
» Won 18-under Easter Bowl title in 2001
» Earned wild card entry into 2001 U.S. Open as Kalamazoo doubles champ
» Represented U.S. at juniors team competition in Japan
» Singles champ at Target Cup tournament in Florida
» Won a total of nine national titles as a junior (singles and doubles combined)
» Participated in all four USTA Juniors grand slam tournaments
» Doubles finalist in 2002 Wimbledon juniors competition

PERSONAL

» Born March 18, 1984, in Englewood, Colo.
» Son of Raghav (research scientist) and Sushma (technician) Ram
» Hobbies include ping pong and music

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