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Shikha Uberoi


Shikha Uberoi is an Indo American tennis player playing for India , though an American citizen. She has been ranked as high as 122nd in the world in singles (August 29, 2005). As of [10/8/2007] she is 585st in the WTA rankings.

Born on April 5, 1983 to parents Mahesh and Madhu, Shikha Uberoi began playing tennis at the age of six. She spent time working on the game as a youth at Saddlebrook Resort and also at Bollettieri and Hopman Academies.

Turning pro in August 2003, She made her Grand Slam debut as world No.275 qualifier at US Open 2004. Though she has not won any WTA event till date, Shikha has three ITF Women's Circuit singles titles to her name. Teaming up with sister Neha Uberoi, she reached the finals of the WTA Tour Sunfeast Open at Kolkata in September 2005 where the sisters lost to Anastasia Myskina and Elena Likhovtseva. She is coached by Rick Macci.
Shikha Uberoi is currently enrolled at Princeton University in Princeton, NJ.

Her favorite tennis player is Steffi Graf. Shikha enjoys watching Hindi films, listening to all kinds of music. She is also related to Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi. Shikha also enjoys baking.

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