Rajeev Ram is an Indo-American tennis professional on the ATP tour, best known as a doubles specialist. Rajeev has peaked on the ATP rankings at #78 as a singles player. In addition to his playing career, Rajeev is a dedicated philanthropist whose foundation, EntouRAJ for Kids, gives back to youth in his home community of Carmel, Indiana.
Rajeev’s career highlights include winning the ATP World Tour singles title in 2009 and winning 7 ATP doubles titles from 9 finals. He has been ranked in the world’s top 100 in singles and top 50 in doubles for the last 3 years. As a junior, Rajeev won 3 US national singles events and 7 US national doubles events.
As an amateur, Rajeev won the 2003 NCAA team title at the University of Illinois by helping his team to a perfect 32-0 record. Rajeev also won an NCAA doubles title alongside Brian Wilson. In 2002, Rajeev and Brian Baker reached the Wimbledon junior doubles finals. At Carmel (Indiana) High School, Rajeev earned All-State Honors and was state singles champion.
Rajeev began playing tennis at age 4, and admired the play of Boris Becker and Pete Sampras. His father Raghav is a botanist and mother Sushma is a scientific technician. He is coached by Bryan Smith.