Oct. 20, 2011
ATHENS-----KU Singh, who played Nos. 2 and 3 for the University of Illinois last season, will transfer to the University of Georgia and be eligible to play in January 2012 according to an announcement Thursday by Bulldog head coach Manuel Diaz.
Singh, who will be a junior, played seven matches at No. 2 and nine at No. 3 for the Illini in 2011 and helped the team reach the NCAA Championships round of 16.
"We're very excited to add KU to our group of guys this year," said head coach Manuel Diaz. "We believe he has a very bright future, and we know we are getting a quality kid and a great player as well. He has visited with us here, and I think he fits in very well. He'll improve our squad, and we're looking forward to him arriving in January."
Twice this year Singh defeated Yuki Bhambri, the No. 1 junior in India, and he has also won a pair of Futures tournaments. In addition, Singh reached the semifinals once and the quarterfinals three different times at Futures events. The Gurgaon, India, native was ranked as high as No. 94 in ITF Juniors.
Singh was also named Academic All-Big Ten at Illinois in 2011.