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Hibah Shaikh

Teaneck, N.J.
BTT Tennis Academy (Barcelona, Spain)
High School
Hibah Shaikh - Women's Tennis - Virginia Cavaliers

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  • Second Team All-ACC in singles
  • Third Team All-ACC in doubles
  • ITA Atlantic Regional Doubles Champion with Natasha Subhash
  • ITA Atlantic Regional Singles finalist
  • Reached a career-best No. 18 ranking in singles (2/20)
  • Competed in the NCAA Singles Championship for the first time, falling in the first round against 9-16 seed Irina Cantos Siemers of Ohio State
  • Posted a 25-13 record in singles and 29-6 in doubles
  • Finished her career with a 78-26 record in singles and 73-32 in doubles
  • Picked up her first top-25 win, taking down Cantos Siemers, then ranked No. 16,  to advance to the Round of 16 in singles at the ITA Fall National Championships (11/1)
  • Picked up the first top 10 win of her career, topping No. 6 Savannah Broadus of Pepperdine at ITA Indoors. Followed that with another top 10 win the next day, winning in straight sets against No. 9 Kari Miller of Michigan. Faced a third top 10 opponent on the third day, No. 8 Carson Tanguilig, but that match was abandoned with Shaikh up a set and tied 6-6 in the second (2/11)
  • Tallied her third top 10 singles win of her career against No. 5 Amelia Rajecki of NC State, the highest-ranked opponent she has defeated (3/28)
  • Picked up a top 10 doubles win, taking down No. 7 Abbey Forbes and Reilly Tran of UNC with partner Natasha Subhash (2/11)
  • Named the ACC Player of the Week and ACC Doubles Team of the Week for her performance at ITA Indoors (2/13)
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the A2 singles bracket at the Fall Ranked Spotlight as the top-seeded player in the draw
  • Won her doubles pod, partnering with Sara Ziodato, at the Fall Ranked Spotlight
  • Picked up a top 10 doubles win at the ITA Fall National Championships with partner Natasha Subhash, topping No. 9 Katja Wiersholm and Jessica Alsola of Cal (11/1), advancing to the second round of the tournament
  • Ranked No. 46 in singles at the end of the fall and No. 28 in the end of season rankings in May
  • Coach’s Award of Excellence winner at the Hoos Choice Awards


  • Went 18-11 in singles and 8-8 in doubles
  • Ranked No. 40 in the preseason doubles rankings with Melodie Collard
  • Ranked No. 119 in the final singles rankings
  • Began the season playing at the six position in the lineup, moving up to the No. 3 court in a win against Rhea Verma of Louisville (3/19)
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • ITA Scholar Athlete
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • ITA Doubles All-American
  • Earned the No. 3 seed in the NCAA Doubles Championship with Emma Navarro becoming the first doubles team in program history to be seeded in the top-four in the championship
  • Finished the season ranked No. 4 in doubles with Navarro
  • 25-12 in singles including a 10-2 mark in the ACC;  27-13 in doubles
  • Reached a No. 3 doubles ranking partnering with Emma Navarro (5/4)
  • Picked up a 6-2 win against the then-ranked No. 5 doubles team of Carol Lee and Kate Sharabura of Georgia Tech (partnering with Emma Navarro)
  • Went 8-0 to start her partnership with Emma Navarro in doubles this year (playing at the No. 1 court) before suffering their first loss against No. 13 Brooke Killingsworth and Anna Brylin of Wake Forest 
  • She and Navarro won 7-5 against the ITA’s No. 1 ranked doubles team of Elizabeth Scotty and Fiona Crawley of UNC to clinch the doubles point in UVA’s upset of the No. 1 Tar Heels in the ACC Championship semifinals (4/23)
  • Defeated No. 11 Peyton Stearns and Allura Zamarripa 6-2 at No. 1 doubles in the NCAA Quarterfinal match against Texas (partnering with Navarro) (5/20)
  • Doubles Runner-Up at the ITA Atlantic Regional, partnering with Melodie Collard (10/25)
  • Runner-Up in the Consolation Doubles bracket at the ITA National Fall Championships, partnering with Melodie Collard (11/7)
  • Went 9-4 in doubles in the fall
  • VaSID All-State First Team in doubles


  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • Named the ACC Freshman of the Week after picking up wins in doubles and singles against Marshall (2/17)
  • Clinched the Cavaliers’ 4-2 victory against Tennessee to advance to the NCAA Round of 16 with a 7-5, 6-1 win against Daria Kuczer (5/8)
  • Went 3-0 in singles and 3-0 in doubles (partnering with Vivian Glozman) in the NCAA Championship
  • Finished her rookie season with a 10-10 record in singles, playing primarily at No. 4, and was 7-3 in doubles
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • Competed in four ITF World Tennis Tour qualifying tournaments in Monastir, Tunisia over the summer, twice advancing to the qualifying final (July-August)
  • Also played in qualifying for an ITF World Tennis Tour tournament in Antalya, Turkey (6/28)


  • Ranked as high as No. 7 recruit by as a blue-chip recruit in 2019
  • Reached a career-high ITF junior ranking of No. 103
  • Singles semifinalist at the 2020 ITF J2 Valencia Junior Championship
  • Competed in the singles qualifying draw at the 2020 Australian Open and the 2019 US Open Junior Championships
  • Singles quarterfinalist at the 2019 J1 Mundial Juvenil Cancun
  • Advanced to the singles third round of the 2019 JA Orange Bowl in Plantation, Fla.
  • Competed in the singles main draw at the 2018 ITF $25K in Bethany Beach, Del.
  • Doubles quarterfinals at the 2020 JA Banana Bowl in Criciuma, Brazil
  • Doubles finalist at the 2019 Grade 1 Coffee Bowl in Costa Rica
  • Doubles quarterfinalist at the 2019 Grade 1 Eddie Herr Championships in Bradenton, Fla.


  • Daughter of Riyaz Shaikah and Shirin Khan
  • Has a sister, Myra
  • Applied Statistics major


Year Overall Dual ACC Overall Dual ACC
2020-21 10-10 9-9 4-5 9-5 7-3 0-0
2021-22 25-12 19-6 10-2 27-13 17-8 9-3
2022-23 18-11 16-8 7-6 8-8 4-4 3-3
2023-24 25-13 14-8 7-4 29-6 20-5 10-2
Career 78-26 58-31 28-17 73-32 48-20 22-8