You entered the most comprehensive Tennis Grand Slam Online Database

Rajeev Ram

tennis player
Born Subscribe now
This information and data is not available because you are not our subscriber yet.
Please click here and get full access to the entire database!
Bio He is an American professional tennis player. He has won three Grand Slam titles in doubles and mixed doubles at the Australian Open. He also won an Olympic silver medal in mixed doubles, with Venus Williams in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

He won the 2019 and 2021 Australian Open mixed-doubles with Barbora Krejčíková and the 2020 Australian Open men's doubles with Joe Salisbury. Ram won the silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics in the mixed doubles draw and reached the final of the US Open mixed doubles in the same year. He has claimed 19 ATP doubles titles in his career, with several different partners. He reached as high as world No. 5 in doubles in February 2020 after winning his second Grand Slam title.

Ram has also won two ATP singles titles at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in 2009 and again in 2015. His career-high singles ranking is world No. 56, achieved in April 2016.

Ram was born to Raghav and Sushma Ram. His parents are from Bangalore, India.Table tennis, cricket, and music are some of his interests.

In his junior career, Ram won a total of nine national junior titles, including singles and doubles. Amongst his titles were the National Clay court 14-and-under singles title, the boys' 16-and-under national championship, the 18-and-under Easter Bowl title, and the Target Cup tournaments. In addition to his nine junior titles, Ram played high school tennis at Carmel, earned All-State honors, became the state singles champion, and earned a scholarship in both 1998 and 1999.

Rajeev earned a wild card entry into the Juniors' 2001 US Open. Ram participated in all of the Grand Slam junior tournaments. He was the runner-up in juniors doubles at the 2002 Wimbledon, partnered with Brian Baker.

Ram then delayed enrollment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign until January 2003 so that he could continue to play tennis as an amateur on the pro circuit. During his one semester at Illinois, he won the national doubles title with Brian Wilson and helped the Fighting Illini go undefeated (32–0) and win the 2003 NCAA team championship.

In 2007, he won five doubles Challenger titles partnering Bobby Reynolds, and reached three other finals on his way to a career-high doubles ranking of No. 62.

On July 5, 2008, Ram won the Nielsen USTA Pro Tennis Championship in Winnetka, Illinois for his first career Challenger-level singles title.

He won his first ATP doubles title in Chennai, India 2009 with compatriot Eric Butorac.

On July 10, 2009, Ram accomplished the unusual feat of winning four professional-level tennis matches in one day. At the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Rhode Island, the tournament had been rained out early in the week, pushing back many scheduled matches. On July 10, Ram advanced to the singles semifinals with wins over Samuel Groth and Jesse Levine and then partnered with Jordan Kerr to advance to the doubles semifinals with wins over Arnaud Clément/Olivier Rochus and Nicolas Mahut/Fabrice Santoro. Mahut, Santoro, and Rochus each played three matches that day, though none of them won all their matches. Ram then beat Rochus and Sam Querrey on consecutive days to capture his first ATP title. He also captured the doubles title.

In Atlanta in July 2010, he won his first doubles title with American Scott Lipsky, defeating Rohan Bopanna and Kristof Vliegen for the outdoor hard-court Atlanta Tennis Championships. In the semifinals, Lipsky and Ram had defeated John Isner and James Blake. In November, they won a tournament in Eckental, Germany.

Ram started 2011 strong, partnering with Lipsky in February to take the indoor hard court San Jose Open (over Christopher Kas from Germany and Alexander Peya from Austria) and the outdoor hard court Delray Beach titles (over Alejandro Falla from Colombia and Xavier Malisse from Belgium). In June, he and Lipsky advanced to the quarterfinals at the 2011 French Open.

In 2013, he teamed with Rohan Bopanna, and in Dubai, they reached the semifinals.

In 2015, at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, he reached his second career final and won his second career ATP singles title by defeating Ivo Karlovic.

In 2016, at the Delray Beach Open Ram reached his third career final losing to Sam Querrey. At the Olympic Games, he won silver with Venus Williams in mixed doubles]. Less than a month later, Ram and CoCo Vandeweghe advanced to the mixed doubles final at the US Open, where they were defeated in straight sets by Mate Pavić and Laura Siegemund. In men's doubles, Ram and partner Raven Klaasen reached the finals for the ATP World Tour Finals.

In 2019, Ram, with his partner Barbora Krejčíková won Australian Open mixed-doubles tournament in January.

In 2020, Ram, with his partner Joe Salisbury won the Australian Open men's-doubles tournament, defeating Max Purcell and Luke Saville 6–4, 6–2 in the final.

In 2021, Ram and partner Barbora Krejčíková won Australian Open mixed-doubles tournament, defeating Matthew Ebden and Samantha Stosur 6–1, 6–4. He also competed in the Men's Doubles Final with partner Joe Salisbury to defend their title,but ended up losing to Ivan Dodig and Filip Polášek 3–6,4–6.

Tournament AO RG W US Win-Loss
Subscribe now
This information and data is not available because you are not our subscriber yet.
Please click here and get full access to the entire database!