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Natasha Subhash

5'7''
Height
Senior
Class
Fairfax, VA
Hometown
Four Star Tennis Academy
High School / Club
Natasha Subhash - Women's Tennis - Virginia Cavaliers

2021-22 (Junior Season)

  • ITA Singles All-American, her third time earning the honor
  • CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team, the first player in program history to be named an Academic All-American
  • Named the recipient Ralph Sampson Scholarship Award at the Hoos Choice Awards, an honor given annually to the third-year student-athlete who best demonstrates excellence in academics, leadership and athletics
  • Voted UVA’s Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year (an honor named the ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year) recognizing the department’s outstanding female student-athlete based on academic excellence and performance with distinction as a member of a varsity team, her second time earning the honor
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District 3, her second time earning the honor. She is the only player in program history to earn the accolade
  • 29-12 in singles including a 9-3 ACC record; 25-11 in doubles including going 16-4 at No. 2
  • Earned her second-consecutive invitation to the NCAA Singles Championship, advancing to the Round of 16
  • Repeated as the ITA Atlantic Regional Singles Champion (10/25)
  • Played in the ITA All-American Championships and the ITA National Fall Championships
  • Picked up her third career victory against a top-10 opponent, downing No. 10 Mell Reasco of Georgia at ITA Indoors (2/13)
  • Won the clinching point in the Cavaliers’ upset victory against No. 1 North Carolina in the semifinals of the ACC Championship, defeating No. 22 Elizabeth Scotty 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 (4/23)
  • Defeated No. 8 Carson Branstine of Texas A&M in the first round of the NCAA Singles Championship, her fourth career top-10 victory (5/23)
  • Ranked No. 8 in the ITA Preseason Singles rankings and No. 4 in the ITA Preseason Doubles rankings (partnering with Sofia Munera)
  • Finished the year ranked No. 28 in singles and No. 46 in doubles with Munera and No. 56 with Elaine Chervinsky

2020-21 (Sophomore Season)

  • ITA All-American in singles as a 9-16 seed in the NCAA Singles Championship, her second-straight year earning All-America status
  • ITA All-American in doubles after advancing to the quarterfinals
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District 3, the first player in program history to earn this accolade
  • All-ACC First Team
  • Voted UVA’s Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year (an honor named the ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year) recognizing the department’s outstanding female student-athlete based on academic excellence and performance with distinction as a member of a varsity team
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • Ranked No. 11 in the preseason ITA Singles Rankings, moving up to a career-best No. 8 in the April 28 rankings. Finished the year ranked No. 15
  • Ranked as high as No. 17 in doubles with partner Sofia Munera, finishing the season ranked No. 21
  • Finished the year with a 17-7 record in singles (including an 11-2 ACC record) and 13-12 in singles (6-3 in the ACC)
  • Picked up the second top-10 win of her career, topping No. 6 Cameron Morra of UNC 3-6, 6-2, 1-0 (6) (2/21)
  • Fell in the second round of the NCAA Singles Championship, falling in three sets to UNC’s Alexa Graham after defeating No. 22 Valeriya Zeleva of UCF in the first rouns (5/24)
  • Picked up two victories in the NCAA Doubles Championship, including a win over the No. 7 seed Marlee Zein/McCartney Kessler of Florida
  • Fell in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Doubles Championship, bowing to eventual champions Elizabeth Scotty and Makenna Jones of North Carolina (5/25)
  • Along with Munera and teammates Emma Navarro and Rosie Johanson, were the first players in program history to advance to the NCAA Doubles quarterfinals
  • VaSID All-State First Team in doubles and singles
  • ITA Scholar-Athlete
  • ACC Academic Team

2019-20 (Freshman Season)

  • ITA National Rookie of the Year
  • ITA Singles All-American
  • ITA Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year
  • Reached a season-high singles ranking of No. 10 in the Oracle/ITA Rankings
  • Posted an overall singles record of 26-6, including an 11-4 mark in dual action
  • Went 15-5 against nationally-ranked singles opponents
  • Win over No. 5 Alexa Graham at UNC being the highest-ranked player defeated in singles action in the dual at No. 1 North Carolina (2/28)
  • Posted a 16-5 doubles record, including a 12-4 mark when paired with Munera
  • Started the year with a season-high ranking of No. 36 in doubles with Munera
  • ITA Atlantic Region Singles Champion
  • Advanced to the semifinals at the ITA Atlantic Regional in doubles with Johanson
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the Oracle/ITA Masters
  • Advanced to the second round of the main draw at the ITA All-American
  • Finished third at the ITA Winter Wild Card Playoff
  • Named ITA UTR Division I National Player of the Week (1/28)
  • Four-time ACC Freshman of the Week selection ( 1/21, 1/28, 2/18, 3/3)
  • Named ACC Player of the Week (3/3) as she also picked up her fourth Freshman of the Week honor
  • Advanced to the Round of 16 at the ITF/USTA $60k in Las Vegas
  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

JUNIORS AND PRIOR TO UVA

  • Reached a career-high WTA Singles Ranking of No. 389 (8/5/19)
  • Won two ITF World Tennis Tour Pro $15K singles titles this year (2019), winning her first title in Williamsburg in May and following with another title in Orlando in June
  • Was the runner-up in singles at the Bethany Beach (Del.) and Evansville (Ill.) ITF World Tennis Tour Pro $15K tournaments
  • • 26-8 singles record in ITF World Tennis Tour matches in 2019
  • Also has two ITF World Tennis Tour doubles titles and a career-high WTA doubles ranking of No. 566
  • Blue Chip recruit ranked No. 5 in the 2019 class by TennisRecruiting.net and was the top recruit in the state of Virginia
  • Competed in all four Junior Grand Slams, with her best finish being a run to semifinals in Girls Doubles at the 2017 Australian Open
  • Appeared in main draws of five Junior US Opens, playing in the Girl’s Singles Championships in 2015-19 and in the Girl’s Doubles Championships in 2015-16 and 2018
  • 2016 Doubles Champion at Abierto Juvenil Mexicano in Mexico City, advancing to the semifinals in 2017
  • 2015 Pan American Girls Tennis Championship doubles champion. Was the singles runner-up in 2017 and the doubles runner-up in 2016 at the same event
  • 2018 semifinalist in doubles at Roehampton, the warm-up event to Junior Wimbledon
  • Won the singles title at the 2017 Canadian U18 World Ranking junior
  • Advanced to the finals of 13 junior circuit events in doubles, winning seven titles

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Subhash Kongassery and Sulekha Subhash
  • Major: Commerce (Enrolled in the McIntire School of Commerce)
  • 2022-23 Cindy Brinker Simmons Endowed Scholarship for Women’s Tennis
SINGLES DOUBLES
Year Overall Dual ACC Overall Dual ACC
2019-20 26-6 11-4 4-2 16-5 10-4 3-2
2020-21 17-7 16-5 11-2 13-12 9-9 6-3
2021-22 29-12 17-6 9-3 25-11 20-7 8-4
Career 72-25 44-15 24-7 54-28 39-20 17-9
2021 NCAA Singles All-Americans Sofia Munera & Natasha Subhash