Neha Uberoi

Neha Uberoi, also known by her married name Neha Uberoi Khangoora (born 6 February 1986, in Morristown), is a retired American professional tennis player.[1] 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.[2][3] Uberoi retired from tennis in 2010.

Neha Uberoi
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceBoca Raton, United States
Born (1986-02-06) 6 February 1986 (age 34)
Morristown, United States
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned proOctober 2003
Retired2010
PlaysRight-handed, two-handed backhand
Prize moneyUS$153,108
Official websitehttp://www.nehauberoi.com/
Singles
Career record135 - 149
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 196 (29 January 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2007)
US OpenQ2 (2005)
Doubles
Career record58 - 111
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 107 (22 May 2006)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open2R (2005)
Last updated on: 20 August 2010.

BiographyEdit

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

Doubles (0–2)Edit

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
  Anastasia Myskina
1–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. 2 October 2005 Guangzhou Open, China Hard   Shikha Uberoi   Maria Elena Camerin
  Emmanuelle Gagliardi
6–7(5–7), 3–6

ITF finals (0-4)Edit

Singles (0–1)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 20 June 2004 Fort Worth, United States Hard   Shikha Uberoi 1–6, 2–6

Doubles (0–3)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–3)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 20 June 2004 Fort Worth, United States Hard   Shikha Uberoi   Vania King
  Anne Mall
6–2, 3–6, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 2. 8 October 2006 Troy, United States Hard   Chanelle Scheepers   Nicole Kriz
  Leanne Baker
7–6(7–1), 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 29 October 2006 Augusta, United States Hard   Chanelle Scheepers   Nicole Kriz
  Leanne Baker
6–7(3–7), 1–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matthew Stockman/Getty Images. "Neha Uberoi: Adjusting to life after pro-tennis career". SI.com.
  2. ^ "Myskina cruises to victory at Sunfeast Open". usatoday.com.
  3. ^ "Federer, Clijsters Win Titles; Davenport Back from Bad Back". tennis-x.com.

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