Bhavani Tirumurti
Bhavani Tirumurti

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chennai, India

High School:
Jakarta International School

Last College:
Denver

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
09/16/1989

Experience:
1L



Tirumurti in 2010-11: Records - Singles: 22-16 (6-4 Big Ten); Doubles: 21-14 (4-6 Big Ten) ... named to All-Big Ten second team ... named Big Ten Athlete of the Week on March 15 for singles and doubles wins against Indiana's Katya Zapadalova and Charlotte Martin ... ranked ITA's 68th doubles team with Imogen Golder from Jan. 15-Feb. 20 while collecting six consecutive wins ... won eight straight singles matches from Jan. 17-Feb. 20 ... appeared at No. 3 doubles with Golder all season ... 16-9 in fall singles and doubles ... undefeated 8-0 record in fall doubles with Golder at Wolverine, UCF and Purdue Invitationals ... holds school record for career spring doubles wins with 29, while paired with Golder ... fourth in career doubles wins with 37 ... 20-11 doubles record is ranked eighth all-time ... fourth in career spring singles win percentage at 65.9% (29-15) ... finished career at Purdue with 44 singles wins and 42 doubles wins for a total 62% career winning percentage.

Tirumurti in 2009-10:
Records - Singles: 24-12 (6-4 Big Ten); Doubles: 23-13 (4-6 Big Ten) ... began spring by winning nine of first 10 singles matches ... placed third in Flight 3 at season-opening Hilton Garden Inn Eagle Invite ... third-place match win began season-long streak of nine straight victories ... run was stopped with 6-3, 1-6, 0-1 (10) decision against Oregon ... won four of five singles matches March 12-19 ... first victory of stretch allowed Boilermakers to claim 4-3 victory over #30 Ohio State ... ended season on three-match winning streak, including 2-0 mark in Big Ten Tournament ... teamed with Imogen Golder in doubles for entire spring ... duo finished third in Flight 3 at Hilton Garden Inn Eagle Invite ... posted season-long seven-match winning streak from Jan. 17-Feb. 5 ... also won four straight from March 12-19 and ended season with three straight wins, including two in Big Ten Tournament ... finished third in Blue Draw at Wolverine Invitational, collecting three wins at tournament ... also split two doubles matches while partnering with Anna Dushkina ... earned five doubles victories with Kay Kay Magi, including two each at Cissy Leary Invitational and Purdue Invitational ... added two singles wins at Purdue Invitational and one at Cissy Leary.

Tirumurti in 2008-09: Put together 19-6 singles record and 17-6 doubles record at Denver ... helped Pioneers win Sun Belt Conference championship ... was 14-5 in dual-match singles and 13-4 in dual-match doubles ... won first four matches in fall season ... went a month between singles losses ... streak included eight straight wins and lasted from March 19-April 18 ... also won seven consecutive doubles matches during same time span.

Tirumurti in 2007-08: Posted 26-8 singles record and 17-9 overall doubles record in first season with Denver ... advanced to Round of 16 in qualifying singles at ITA Central Region Championship ... won first four matches as Pioneer ... named Denver's Freshman of the Year

Before Denver: Competed on junior level in United States, India, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Indonesia ... reached quarterfinals and semifinals in several junior tournaments ... was ranked 319th in ITF World Junior Girls in Jan. 2006 ... ranked as high as 11th in U18 Junior Girls in India ... won gold medal for Jakarta International in 2006 and 2007.

Personal: Full name is Bhavani Tirumurti (pronounced buh-VAHN-nee TEER-uh-mur-TEE) Born Sept. 16, 1989 in Chennai, India ... daughter of T.S. and Gowri Tirumurti ... sister to younger brother, Vishwajit.