Anamika Bhargava
Anamika  Bhargava


Collierville, Tenn.

High School:
Houston HS



CAREER:Became the first Pepperdine player, and just the second within the entire conference to earn four-time All-WCC first team honors in singles and doubles ... In four seasons, has a 71-48 record in singles (51-35 in duals) ... Has a 84-41 record in doubles (60-31 in duals).

PEPPERDINE 2010-11: Selected to the All-WCC first teams in both singles and doubles for the fourth-straight season ... Played from #1 to #3 on the ladder, mostly at #2 where she was 9-1 ... 21-11 in singles overall, and 15-5 in duals ... Concluded the season on a nine-match win streak ... Ranked #88 in the ITA Preseason poll, and ended the year ranked #121 and #13 regionally ... Selected to the preseason All-WCC team ... Went 2-3 against nationally ranked opponents ... Went 18-14 in doubles, including 9-10 in duals ... Went 9-2 with Marie Zalameda during the fall tournament season ... Played mostly with Zalameda in the #1 spot during the dual season ... The pair reached as high as #24 on the ITA doubles poll, and concluded the season at #68 ... Ranked #6 in the ITA Southwest Regional Rankings ... Won the doubles bracket at the Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational to open the 2010-11 season with Zalameda ... WCC Singles Player of the Month in September and April, and Doubles Player of the Month in September, October and November along with Zalameda.

PEPPERDINE 2008-09: Earned All-WCC first team in singles as a sophomore, as well as in doubles with Alex Liles ... She and Liles were #78 in the final ITA doubles rankings ... Earned the WCC doubles team of the month award with Liles in February, March and April ... Posted an 8-14 overall record in singles (7-12 in duals, all at #1) ... Went 20-6 overall in doubles (18-6 in duals, including 8-5 at #1).

PEPPERDINE 2007-08: Named to the All-WCC first team in singles and doubles as a freshman ... Finished the season ranked #102 in singles by the ITA ... Won a team-high 26 matches ... Went 26-9 overall (16-7 in duals) ... Went 8-6 at the #2 position and 8-1 at the #3 position ... Went 31-8 overall in doubles (20-5 in duals) ... Went 14-4 with Jill Braverman at the #2 position ... Won WCC Player of the Month honors in February after going 7-1 ... Won WCC Doubles Team of the Month honors with Braverman after going 8-0 together in March ... Won all her matches at the WCC Tournament (two in singles and three in doubles with Braverman) ... During the fall tournament season, won two singles titles at the SDSU Fall Tennis Classic and the Matador Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Houston High School, located in Germantown, Tenn., in 2007 ... A four-year letterwinner ... Named an All-American as a senior after winning the state singles title and leading her squad to the team crown ... Won three state titles and lost just one match in her four-year career ... Led team to three state crowns.

PERSONAL: Born in New York, N.Y. ... Daughter of Abhay and Mamta Bhargava ... Has one sibling, Priyam ... Majoring in public relations with a minor in Spanish ... Went on a missions trip to India in the summer of 2010.

FAVORITES: Favorite professional tennis player is Marat Safin ... Favorite tennis venue is Sun City in South Africa ... Favorite book is The Wedding and the Da Vinci Code ... Favorite movie is 10 Things I Hate About You ... Favorite TV shows are Whose Line Is It Anyway, That `70s Show and Scrubs ... Favorite musical artist is Beyonce and John Mayer ... Favorite sport other than tennis is football ... Favorite pro athlete is Derek Jeter.

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