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Two-Time NCAA Singles Champion Devvarman to Play at Wimbledon

Former UVa standout, Somdev Devvarman, has qualified for doubles play at The Championships at Wimbledon. Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world. Since 1877, the grass court tournament has been played at the prestigious All England Club in London.

Devvarman was a two time NCAA singles champion at Virginia and was only the 13th player in the 124 year history of the NCAA Tournament to win consecutive singles titles. He also guided the Cavaliers to the 2007 ITA National Indoor Championship.

The 24 year old from Assam, India is currently the 132 ranked singles player on the ATP World Tour.

He qualified for the doubles main draw with partner Kevin Anderson of South Africa. This tournament is the first time the two have played together in competitive play.

The 64 team field will be announced Friday.


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