Sanam Singh
Sanam Singh
Title: Assistant Coach
Previous College: University of Virginia

Singh joins the Harvard men’s tennis coaching staff after serving as a Volunteer Assistant Coach at the University of Virginia for the 2017-18 season. While with the Cavaliers, Singh served as a hitting partner for the 11 players on the team, planning practice sessions and drills based on their individual development needs. Singh also aided the coaching staff in ways to improve practice sessions and increase team motivation throughout the season. During competition, Singh assisted in deciding match line-ups and play strategies while also providing on-court support during home and away matches.

Following his time at Virginia, Singh also worked with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) as a summer collegiate team coach. Traveling with a team of collegiate players, he joined the teams at ATP Challenger events at Binghamton and Lexington, preparing pre-match strategies as well as post-match analysis for players.

During his career, Singh competed on the ATP World Tour for sixyears (2011-17), reaching No. 138 in ATP World Doubles Rankings and No. 266 in ATP World Singles Rankings. In 2014, Singh competed at the U.S. Open. Throughout his time on the ATP Professional Tour, Singh collected four ATP Challenger doubles titles, six runner-up ATP Challenger Doubles titles, reached an ATP 250 Doubles Semi-Final, and won 10 ITF Futures Singles Titles and eight ITF Futures Doubles Titles.

Singh has also competed internationally at the South Asian and Asian Games, winning a bronze, two silver, and a gold medal in the Men’s Doubles, Team, and Mixed Doubles events. Singh also earned six Davis Cup selections for India, competing in 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014.

At the collegiate level, Singh attended the University of Virginia between 2007-11, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Affairs. As a Cavalier, Singh ranked as high as No. 1 and No. 2 in the ITA Singles and Doubles collegiate rankings, respectively. Singh also won the ITA National Indoor Team Championship title and the ACC Team Championship three-consecutive times (2008-11).