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Saketh Myneni
Saketh Myneni

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Andhra Pradesh, India

Experience:
3L



FALL 2009:
Won two matches at the 2009 Wilson/ITA Southern Regional Championships before having to retire in the third set against Sebastian Carlsson of LSU with an injury ... won one doubles match with Michael Davis at the 2009 Wilson/ITA Southern Regional Championships before his injury forced the pair to withdraw from the tournament.

2009 (JUNIOR):
All-SEC First Team selection ... awarded the 2009 Blue Gray National Collegiate Tennis Classic Sportsmanship Award ... named ITA Southeast Region Player to Watch for the 2009-10 season ... earned a spot on the ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District IV At-Large Team ... collected 16 singles victories, mostly at the No. 1 position ... defeated 11 nationally ranked opponents, including two in the top 10 ... ranked as high as No. 22 in the nation in singles ... tied for the team lead with Billy Mertz in SEC singles wins, notching seven on the season ... named SEC Player of the Week on April 20 ... qualified for the NCAA Singles' Championship, losing in the First Round to Guillermo Gomez of Georgia Tech 6-4, 6-2 ... also finished the season with 18 doubles wins, beginning the season 8-0 with Mertz ... ranked as high as No. 14 in doubles with Mertz...played at least one match at all three doubles positions ... named Alabama's Most Valuable Player and Most Improved Player ... earned the No. 45 ITA preseason ranking in singles ... went undefeated in limited playing time in the fall with three wins at the Penn State Fall Classic ... defeated No. 101 Peter Capkovic of Princeton 6-2, 6-0 ... also picked up two wins in doubles, one with Creighton Blanchard and the other with Dan Buikema.

2008 (SOPHOMORE):
Posted a 21-19 singles record and an 18-15 doubles record for the spring ... played No. 1 singles for the Tide ... was one of four Tide players to earn over 20 wins this season ... earned four conference victories from No. 1 singles ... defeated five ranked opponents this season, including two top 25 singles players in No. 22 Bassam Beidas of Pepperdine and No. 21 Andrei Daescu of Oklahoma.

2007 (FRESHMAN):
Finished the fall with a 6-5 singles mark and a 9-2 doubles record ... defeated No. 125 Filip Kanzcula of Lamar at the Baylor 2006 men's HEB Intercollegiate ... tallied three singles victories in the Crimson Tide Fall Championships ... won two singles matches at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational ... started his career with wins in his first six doubles matches ... posted at least two doubles victories at all four fall tournaments he competed in.

PREP HIGHLIGHTS:
Won the 2006 Adidas MCC NJTC singles title and made it to the semifinals in doubles ... led his team to the team title at the 2005 AITA Interstate Tennis Tournament ... won the singles and doubles title at the 2005 AITA Super Series Tournament ... finished second in singles and won doubles at the 2005 AITA Junior Super Series KTC Tournament ... each year led his state to the All-India National School Games Championships in high school.

PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Born on October 19, 1987 ... son of Prasad and Saroja Myneni ... majoring in finance and economics.

     
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