| 19 February 1992 (age 23)
Pune, India (1992-02-19) |
Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Ashvarya Shrivastava Wikipedia
Ashvarya Shrivastava (Hindi: ऐश्वर्या श्रीवास्तव, Aiśvaryā Śrīvāstav; born 19 February 1992) is a professional tennis player from India. She formerly played for the India Fed Cup team. Her career high singles ranking is No. 653, which she achieved in October 2011. Ashvarya's coach is Kedar Shah, and she currently trains at Deccan Gymkhana, Pune.( her name is pronounced " A-eesh-warr-yeah S-ree-vaastav")
Shrivastava played the first match of her career at the 2007 Sunfeast Open in her hometown, Pune, as a wildcard receiver, where she lost to British Sarah Borwell in the first qualifying round. This is her only WTA match played yet. In doubles, she partnered fellow Indian Kyra Shroff but also lost in the first round to Italian Alberta Brianti and Ukrainian Mariya Koryttseva. She currently plays for the New Mexico State Aggies where she has led the team throughout and won WAC Player Of The Year 2015-2016.
On the 20th of August 2011, Shrivastava won her first title, by winning the doubles of a $10,000 ITF event in Istanbul, Turkey, partnering German Christina Shakovets. They defeated the British pair Tara Moore and Lisa Whybourn in straight sets 6–3, 6–1 to pick up their title.