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2004-2005 Men's Tennis Roster


Anant Sitaram

Class: SR
Height: 5-11
Weight: 166 pounds
Previous School: Hyderabad Public School
Hometown: Hyderabad, India

2004-05 (Senior)
Fall: Won four straight singles matches, three in straight sets, to win Flight A2 title at MT Fall Invitational ... Defeated Vanderbilt's Evan Dufaux in quarterfinals in tiebreaker in third set ... Also had wins over teammate Greg Pollack (semis) and VU's Andy Mack (finals) ... Teamed with Pollack to win Flight Two doubles title, winning pair of matches before a walkover in final ... Won twice in singles at Southern Intercollegiates (II) before falling in quarterfinals ... Had three wins in prequalifying singles before a loss in first round of qualifying for All-American Championships ... Lost in first round doubles play at both Southern Intercollegiates and prequalifying for All-American ... Suffered a tough loss in first round singles at Region III Championships, all tiebreakers ... Won all three singles matches in straight sets at UT Fall Invitational and swept all three doubles tilts.

2003-04 (Junior)
Fall: Posted 5-4 mark, including a three-match winning streak ... Split pair of decisions at MT Fall Invitational ... Picked up three straight victories at Seminole Fall Classic ... Won opening match at Beau Holton Memorial Invitational before falling in Round of 16 ... Posted 2-3 doubles record, getting one win each with Greg Pollack and Trevor Short.

Spring: Junior who posted 14-11 overall singles record, 9-7 in dual matches ... Went 4-3 at No. 5 and 5-2 at No. 6 ... Won two of first three matches before three-set loss to Georgia Tech's Joao Menano ... Picked up four consecutive victories from February 20-March 13, with three playing at No. 6 ... Won a three-set decision over Armando Carrascosa of San Diego State at No. 5 ... Picked up win in Sun Belt Championships opener over Stjeban Beg of New Mexico State ... Posted 3-3 overall doubles mark and 1-0 in dual matches, an 8-3 win with Greg Pollack over Belmont's David Wright and Alex Gillott.

2002-03 (Sophomore)
Fall: Played in MT Fall Invitational unattached, winning five straight matches to claim the Flight A2 singles title ... Defeated Lipscomb's Andrew Harris 6-3, 6-7 (3), 10-8 in first round before taking care of Western Kentucky's Evalds Jurans, 7-5, 7-6 ... Won 6-2, 2-6, 10-5 over Alexei Poutchinets of Arkansas-Little Rock in quarterfinals before defeating Raphael Rodrigues of Jacksonville State, 6-4, 6-1, to advance to finals ... Won 7-6, 6-4 in finals over Tennessee Tech's Luis Aguerrevere.

Spring: Posted 10-10 dual match record, playing anywhere from Nos. 4-6 in the lineup ... Did not win of lose more than two matches in a row all season ... Defeated Karim Alayli of Ole Miss, Mississippi State's Matt Armstrong, Harvard's Cliff Nguyen, South Alabama's David Nylen and Georgia Tech's Marko Rajevac ... Posted 6-6 mark in doubles in second-half of season with Kirk Jackson.

High School
Lettered four years in tennis for coach Ganesh Raman at Hyderabad Public School in Hyderabad, India ... Went undefeated in high school play at HHS ... Received Best Sportsman of the Year award in 1999 ... Represented India at the NEC World Youth Cup for 16 and under in Japan in 1999 ... Also lettered three years in basketball ... Attended Loyola College in Chennai, India, for one year following graduation.

Personal
Anant Sitaram ... Son of Harihar and Lara Sitaram ... Born March 24, 1983 ... Majoring in Economics.