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Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chennai, India
High School: National Open School
Experience: 3 Letters

JEEVAN NEDUNCHEZHIYAN PHOTO GALLERY

NEDUNCHEZHIYAN'S CAREER RECORD

YEARSINGLES (dual • overall)DOUBLES (dual • overall)

2007-0812-10 • 19-1415-8 • 20-11
2008-0916-5 • 20-911-9 • 17-11
2009-1015-7 • 22-1114-6 • 21-10
2010-1115-9 • 22-1317-8 • 28-13
Career58-31 • 83-4757-31 • 86-45

Getting To Know: Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan

» Washington Career Doubles Wins Leader
» 2009 NCAA Singles Championship First Round
» 2011 NCAA Doubles Championship First Round
» All-Pac-10 First Team in 2008-09
» All-Pac-10 Second Team in 2009-10 and 2010-11
» Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team in 2010-11

2010-11 (Senior): Led the Huskies once again to the NCAA Championships in his final season, playing No. 1 singles in all but two matches he started in, going 14-8 at the No. 1 spot and 15-9 overall in dual play ... went 22-13 overall in singles matches and 28-14 in doubles matches, tying the single season doubles wins record along with partner Kyle McMorrow ... voted to the All-Pac-10 Second Team for the second year in a row ... was named the ITA West Region recipient of the Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award ... set the Washington career doubles wins record with a victory on Senior Day vs. Portland, ending with 86 career wins ... ended with 83 career singles wins, tying for eighth on the career list, and 169 combined singles and doubles wins, fourth-most at UW ... with McMorrow, qualified for the NCAA Doubles Championships for the first time, losing a heartbreaker in the first round to Georgia Tech's 14th-ranked King and Spir, 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-1 ... first UW duo in the NCAA Doubles tourney since 2005 ... ranked a season-best 54th in the fall, then was as high as 58th in singles during the dual season, ending the year at No. 62 ... Pac-10 Player of the Week on Mar. 9 for the fourth time in his career after going 4-0 in singles and doubles against Minnesota and St. Mary's ... had five wins over ranked players, including two Top-25 victories ... biggest win was a 6-2, 2-6, 6-1 upset of 17th-ranked Pedro Zerbini of Cal at No. 1 singles as UW upset the 10th-ranked Bears, 4-3, on Apr. 9 ... also beat 25th-ranked Enej Bonin of Denver in straight sets ... won his first two dual matches of the year vs. Gonzaga and Pacific without losing a game ... was 4-2 in Pac-10 duals, winning against Arizona, UCLA, Cal, and Oregon ... in the fall, won three qualifying matches to make the main draw of the ITA All-American Championships, then falling in the first round ... advanced to the quarterfinals of ITA NW Regionals ... was 27-14 in doubles with McMorrow, and earned one more win with Matt Stith ... upset the No. 1-ranked doubles duo of Krajicek and Dadamo of Texas A&M, 8-6, to clinch the doubles point in the Feb. 19 win over the 10th-ranked Aggies ... in the fall, advanced to the main draw of the ITA All-American Championships with three qualifying wins, losing to third-ranked Courtney and Shabaz of Virginia in the main draw ... advanced to the finals of the ITA Northwest Regionals, dropping the championship to 29th-ranked Konigsfeldt and Andrews of Cal ... beat the same Cal duo of Andrews and Konigsfeldt, ranked 22nd, in the regular season dual at No. 1 doubles ... five total ranked doubles wins ... chosen to the Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team.

2009-10 (Junior): Washington's top singles player once again, earning All-Pac-10 Second Team honors and playing every match at No. 1 singles, where he went 15-7, and 22-11 overall for the year ... finished the season ranked 77th in singles, and was as high as No. 32 in the preseason rankings ... scored wins over seven ranked singles players, including three wins over players ranked in the top-40 at the time of the match ... his season ended with perhaps his best win, as he upset 27th-ranked Bruno Rosa at No. 1 singles, 7-6 (4), 6-3, in the first round of the NCAA Team Championships ... first ranked win came against 35th-ranked James Meredith of Boise State, a 6-3, 6-4 decision ... strung together three-straight wins over ranked opponents in February, defeating No. 42 George Coupland of Mississippi State, then No. 89 Charles Bottoni of East Tennessee State, and finally upsetting 28th-ranked Casey Watt of Notre Dame, 6-4, 6-1 ... took down 77th-ranked Sebastian Gallego of Minnesota, 6-3, 7-6 (3) ... won the inaugural PNW Intercollegiate singles title in the fall with four wins ... went 1-2 at the All-American Championships in the fall, beating Alex Stamchev of Auburn in consolation play ... teamed primarily with Kyle McMorrow in doubles play, finishing the season ranked a season-best 49th ... had a team-high 21 total doubles wins, and was 14-6 in dual play with McMorrow ... reached the Pac-10 Championship semifinals in doubles before falling to eighth-ranked Johnson and Farah of USC ... had a nine-match doubles win streak from Jan. 21 to March 6, highlighted by wins over Boise State, Mississippi State, East Tennessee State, Notre Dame, and an 8-3 win over 45th-ranked Mortera/Bjerke of Oregon ... 3-1 at the PNW Intercollegiates in doubles with Brad Bator ... named Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.

2008-09 (Sophomore): Became Washington's seventh First Team All-Pac-10 player with a breakthrough season ... qualified for first career NCAA Singles Championships, falling to 31st-ranked Brett Helgeson of Notre Dame, 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 in the first round ... ended the year ranked 52nd but was as high as 31st on Feb. 19 ... 20-9 singles record was the best on the team ... went 16-5 in dual play (11-4 at No.1 and 5-1 at No. 2) ... hit his stride from the end of January through the end of March, when he won 12 of 13 matches, including wins over seven ranked players, five of whom were in the Top-50 ... earned wins over Santiago Gruter of Indiana and Jamie Hunt of Georgia in ITA National Team Indoor Qualifying, and was named the Pac-10 Men's Tennis Player of the Week for his efforts, the second weekly award of his career ... went 7-4 in dual matches against ranked opponents ... went 1-1 in the fall at the ITA All-American Championships, winning his first qualifying match against Nathan Byrnes of Oklahoma State ... was 17-11 in doubles play overall, 5-6 with Martin Kildahl at the No. 1 spot and 12-5 with Patrik Fischer (6-3 in dual play) ... ranked as high as 41st with Fischer and ended the year ranked 84th ... came up one win short of the main All-American doubles draw with Fischer, losing to Altmann and Beidas of Pepperdine in the third round of qualifying ... a bout with the flu affected his season late in the year, forcing him to miss three Pac-10 duals and he went just 2-5 after missing the time ... advanced to second round of Pac-10 Championships in singles ... earned Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.

2007-08 (Freshman): Washington's top newcomer and one of the top freshmen in the Pac-10 ... played two matches at No. 1 singles, winning both, becoming the first UW freshman since Alex Vlaski in 2002 to man the top singles spot ... was 19-14 overall; 12-10 in dual play and 7-4 in tournaments ... was 2-0 at No. 1 singles, 9-8 at No. 2, and 1-2 at No. 3 ... named Pac-10 Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 18-24, after moving to No. 1 singles for the first time and upsetting Arkansas' 95th-ranked Blake Strode, 6-1, 7-6 (2) ... earned All-Pac-10 honorable mention ... became the first Husky freshman to be ranked since Alex Slovic in 2004, reaching a high of No. 82 on March 4 and appearing in the rankings on six occasions ... defeated four ranked opponents, including 17th-ranked Nate Schnugg of Georgia by a 6-3, 6-4 count at National Team Indoors ... also defeated 74th-ranked Nick Cromydas of Vanderbilt, Strode, and 67th-ranked Matt Bruch of Stanford, the two-time Pac-10 Singles Champion ... clinched UW's 4-3 win over Oregon with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 decision over Francisco Gallardo at No. 2 ... was second on the team in doubles wins with 20, ending the year as the No. 1 doubles team along with Patrik Fischer ... Nedunchezhiyan and Fischer went 12-7 in dual play (8-6 at No. 1, 4-1 at No. 2) ... the duo won their final three Pac-10 dual matches, and then earned their first win over ranked opponents by defeating Wisconsin's 49th-ranked Baumann and Polley in the NCAA Team Tournament ... was 7-3 in singles in the fall, reaching the Round of 16 at ITA NW Regionals, and winning the consolation draw at the Chandler Cup which included wins over fellow freshmen Greg Hirshman (Stanford) and Pedro Zerbini (Cal) ... was only Husky to compete at ITA All-American Championships, losing in qualifying, but winning a consolation match vs. Cromydas ... also made the doubles final at the Chandler Cup along with Andy Kuharszky, losing to Cal's No. 1 team.

Before Washington and Personal: Born in Chennai, India ... parents are Kalyani Mathivanan and N. Mathivanan ... one older sister, Swapna ... attended the National Open School and trained at the Krishnan Tennis Centre, HPTC ... ranked as high as No. 9 in the ITF Junior Rankings ... reached the 2nd-round in the 2006 French Open Junior tournament ... has also competed in junior Wimbledon, U.S. Open, and Australian Open tournaments ... captured a Grade-I clay tournament in Germany in 2006 ... won a junior Davis Cup regional.

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