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ATP WORLD RANKED (SINGLES AND DOUBLES)
RAJEEV RAM AND 22 YEAR OLD JARMERE JENKINS
Rajeev Ram was born in Denver, Colorado and began playing tennis at age 4. He won three national junior titles in singles and seven in doubles. He reached the junior doubles finals at Wimbledon in 2002 with Brian Baker. He moved to Carmel, Ind., in 1996 and played tennis at Carmel High School, where he won the state singles championship. He played one year of tennis at the University of Illinois, where he led his team to an NCAA title, before turning pro in 2004.
Rajeev is known for his stinging serve and aggressive net play. He won his first career singles and doubles titles in 2009. His singles title came at Newport, R.I., and his doubles title came at Chenai, India. His favorite surface is grass.
When Rajeev isn't on the court, he enjoys golfing, playing table tennis, seeing movies and hanging out with friends. He spends his time away from the tour at home in Carmel with his parents, friends and girlfriend.
Years on tour: 6
ATP Titles: 7 (6 doubles, 1 singles)
Career-high Ranking: No. 33 (doubles); No. 78 (singles)
Jarmere grew up in College Park, Georgia, and represents the United States on the ATP tour. He was the 2013 Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Player of the Year and male ACC Athlete of the Year after capturing the national championships in indoor singles, outdoor doubles, and team competition while also finishing runner up in outdoor singles. He was the first Atlantic Coast Conference athlete to win ACC athlete of the year solely for tennis accomplishments.
Jarmere turned pro on June of 2013 and he quickly made his mark on the professional tour by winning his first professional singles tournament in June at the $10K Linda Bogdan Memorial Futures Tournament in New York. Jarmere also has four professional doubles titles to his name to go along with three times a runner up in singles. He has had a steady climb up the rankings since turning pro and is seen as one of the top up and coming Americans. Jarmere has eight siblings as two of his brothers have played major college tennis as well.
Years on tour: <1
ITF Titles: 5 (4 doubles, 1 single)
Career-high ATP Ranking: No. 368 (doubles); No. 331 (singles)