Neha Uberoi, also known by her married name Neha Uberoi Khangoora (born 6 February 1986, in Morristown), is a retired American professional tennis player. On 29 January 2007, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 196. On 22 May 2006, she peaked at world number 107 in the doubles rankings. In doubles, she was a finalist at the 2005 Sunfeast Open and the 2005 Guangzhou International Women's Open. Uberoi retired from tennis in 2010.
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Residence||Boca Raton, United States|
|Born||6 February 1986|
Morristown, United States
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Turned pro||October 2003|
|Plays||Right-handed, two-handed backhand|
|Career record||135 - 149|
|Highest ranking||No. 196 (29 January 2007)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||Q2 (2007)|
|US Open||Q2 (2005)|
|Career record||58 - 111|
|Highest ranking||No. 107 (22 May 2006)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|US Open||2R (2005)|
|Last updated on: 20 August 2010.|
Neha began playing at age 5 and at age 9 moved with her sister, Shikha Uberoi to attend Saddlebrook Tennis Academy in Tampa, Florida. At 16 years old, Neha attended her freshman year at Princeton University, where she was All-Ivy League Rookie of the Year in 2003 and named an All-American in singles and doubles the same year. She took a 6 year leave of absence from Princeton University to play on the World Tennis Association tour. Neha retired from professional tennis in 2008 and graduated from Princeton with a degree in Sociology in 2012. In 2016 she got married. She co-founded a non-profit organization South Asians in Sports. Neha Uberoi is one of five sisters who all played tennis. Her father, Mahesh, is a serial entrepreneur and managed her tennis career; her mother, Madhu, is a homemaker; and she has two older sisters, Diya and Shikha Uberoi (plays on tour), and two younger sisters, Nikita and Nimita. She speaks Hindi, English and Spanish. Neha loves to visit relatives in Mumbai, India.
World Tennis Association Tour FinalsEdit
|Winner – Legend (pre/post 2009)|
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|WTA Tour Championships|
|Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5|
|Tier II / Premier|
|Tier III, IV & V / International|
|Outcome||No.||Date||Tournament||Surface||Partner||Opponents in the final||Score in final|
|Runner-up||1.||25 September 2005||Sunfeast Open, Kolkata, India||Hard||Shikha Uberoi|| Elena Likhovtseva
|Runner-up||2.||2 October 2005||Guangzhou Open, China||Hard||Shikha Uberoi|| Maria Elena Camerin
ITF finals (0-4)Edit
|Runner-up||1.||20 June 2004||Fort Worth, United States||Hard||Shikha Uberoi||1–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||1.||20 June 2004||Fort Worth, United States||Hard||Shikha Uberoi|| Vania King
|6–2, 3–6, 6–7(5–7)|
|Runner-up||2.||8 October 2006||Troy, United States||Hard||Chanelle Scheepers|| Nicole Kriz
|7–6(7–1), 5–7, 3–6|
|Runner-up||3.||29 October 2006||Augusta, United States||Hard||Chanelle Scheepers|| Nicole Kriz
- Matthew Stockman/Getty Images. "Neha Uberoi: Adjusting to life after pro-tennis career". SI.com.
- "Myskina cruises to victory at Sunfeast Open". usatoday.com.
- "Federer, Clijsters Win Titles; Davenport Back from Bad Back". tennis-x.com.