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Oct. 24, 2015

BANGALORE, India – Virginia men’s tennis alum Sanam Singh ’11 won his first Challenger title of the season by winning the doubles championship at the AirAsia Open in Bangalore, India this week (Oct. 24).

Singh, along with his doubles partner Saketh Myneni, won a hard-fought 5-7, 6-4, 10-2 over John Paul Fruttero of the United States and Indian Vijay Sundar Prashanth.

Singh had also advanced to the quarterfinals in singles in the tournament before falling 6-3, 6-2 to second-seeded James Ward.

Singh was the runner-up in doubles last week in Ho Chi Minh City and also reached the doubles finals at the Tallahasse Challenger (April 27) and the Hong Kong Challenger (1/26) earlier this season.

Singh will compete again this week in his native India, playing at the Pune Challenger. Fellow countryman and Virginia alum Somdev Devvarman ’08 will also be playing in that tournament.

Devvarman also competed the the Bangalore Challenger, falling in the Round of 16 in both singles and doubles.

To catch up on what other Cavalier alums have been up to, visit our HOOS IN THE PROS webpage.

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