Year Senior
Hometown Houston, Texas
High School Kinkaid School
Birthdate August 05, 2011


Spring 2015:
Ranked 10th in the doubles preseason ITA poll with Max Schnur ... Competed with Schnur at the MLK Invitational ... Defeated Luis Valero, 7-5, 6-2, of. No. 17 Tennessee at No. 4 singles and fell to No. 2 Libietis/Reese with Narayana at No. 1 doubles in the opening round of ITA Kick-Off Weekend (Jan. 24) … Helped Columbia punched its ticket to National Indoors with a 1-6, 7-5, 6-4, win on the fourth singles court over No. 14 Notre Dame’s Eric Schnurrenberger in the ITA Kick-Off Championship (Jan. 25) ... At No. 4, defeated Cal’s JT Nishimura, 6-3, 6-4, and swept No. 30 Bayane/Melton with Schnur on the first doubles court at ITA Men’s National Team Indoors (Feb. 14) ... Defeated St. John's No. 39 Hejhal/Munshaw at No. 1 doubles with partner Schnur, followed by a victory at No. 3 singles over Robert Livi, 7-5, 6-2 (Feb. 21) ... Downed Binghamton’s Eliott Hureau, 6-0, 6-1, on court 3 (Feb. 27) ... Defeated Cal’s Billy Griffith, 6-2, 6-3, at No. 1 and paired with Ignat for a 6-4 win over Goransson/Wikberg on court 2 (March 20) ... Defeated Cornell’s Bernardo Casares Rosa at No. 3 singles, 6-4, 6-3, and teamed up with Ignat as the second Lions duo for a 6-4 victory over Fleck and Sinclair (March 28)... Won the No. 2 Doubles match over Dartmouth’s Tannebaum/Schmidt and defeated Ciro Riccard in the No. 3 singles match (April 4)… Picked up a 6-3 victory over Harvard’s Beltrame/Hu in the No. 2 slot (April 5) … Earned the doubles point in the No. 2 match against Svenning/Wang of Yale before picking up the victory over Stefan Doehler in the No. 3 spot (April 11)… Claimed the No. 2 doubles point with a win over Brown’s Tarwid/Garcia before defeating Brandon Yeoh in the No. 3 match (April 12)… Defeated Gambler/Kaiser of Princeton in the No. 3 doubles match and took the No. 3 singles match over Alex Day (April 17) … Downed Penn’s Westergaard/Nardella, 6-1, in the No. 2 match and defeated Josh Pompan 7-5, 6-4, in the No. 3 match (April 19).

Fall 2014:
Team tri-captain … Ranked No. 6 on the ITA preseason national doubles list with partner Max Schnur … Ranked No. 108 on the ITA preseason national singles list … Teamed up with Schnur to sweep five opponents and capture the Orange Draw at Ivy Plus Invitational … Downed Binghamton’s Sid Hazarika, 5-7, 7-4, 6-4, at the Princeton Invitational … In the qualifying rounds at the 2014 Saint Francis Health System ITA All-American Championship, defeated John Mullane of Michigan State and No. 65 Hugo Doja of Texas Tech before falling to Ben Lott of Drake to narrowly miss the singles main draw … Advanced to the quarterfinals in the doubles main draw with Schnur at the ITA All-American Championships, but fell to top-ranked Libiettis/Reese of Tennessee ... Reached the singles finals and paired with Schnur to reach the doubles semifinals at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships ... Competed at the USTA/ITA NIIC and reached the doubles consolation final with teammate Schnur. 

Spring 2014: 
Selected to the All-Ivy League doubles first team and singles second team … Named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team … Finished the season ranked No. 18 in doubles with partner Max Schnur … Posted a 14-3 dual match record playing at No. 2, 3 and 4 … Defeated No. 48 Ben Wagland from Georgia in straight sets … Topped Dartmouth’s Brandon Debot and Harvard’s Brian Yeung at the ECAC Championship … Downed nationally ranked Alex Petrone from Michigan in a tiebreaker … Was 5-0 in the Ivy League … Beat East Tennessee State’s Ismael Merino, 6-1, 6-2, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament … Victorious against Vanderbilt’s Rhys Johnson, 7-6, 6-4, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament … Went 12-4 in doubles matches paired with Max Schnur … Was 4-2 against nationally ranked opponents and 5-0 versus the Ivy League.

Fall 2013: 
Paired with Max Schnur to win the doubles title at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships defeating the then-No. 2 ranked team in the nation in Mikelis Libietis and Hunter Reese from Tennessee … Reached the quarterfinals of the ITA All-American Championships … Finished the fall with a 9-6 doubles record and a 6-2 singles record.

Spring 2013: 
Selected to the All-Ivy League doubles first team and singles second team … Played to an 11-10 dual singles record, as Columbia’s primary No. 2/3, to finish the year 19-16 overall … Went 14-6 as part of the Lions’ top doubles team … Began the spring with a three-set win over BYU’s Spencer Smith (1/21/13) … Helped Columbia knock off No. 36 Louisville with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Albert Wagner (1/26/13) … Downed Princeton’s Zack McCourt at the ECAC Indoor Championships (2/16/13) … Won all three of his matches on the Lions’ spring break trip through Texas, defeating opponents from SMU, No. 36 TCU and UT-Arlington … Went 5-2 in Ivy League action … Breezed past Cornell’s Alex Sidney, 6-3, 6-0 (3/30/13) … Won his final four matches of the year over opponents from Brown, No. 65 Yale, Penn and No. 48 Princeton … Was ranked as high as No. 17 in the nation with doubles partner Max Schnur … Won four Ivy League doubles matches over opponents from No. 41 Cornell, Brown, No. 65 Yale and Penn.

Fall 2012: 
Captured the Cordish Draw title at the Farnsworth/Princeton Inivitational (9/14-16/12) ... Reached the doubles 'A' flight consolation finals at the BJK NTC Men's Collegiate Invitational (9/21-23/12) ... With Max Schnur, reached the doubles consolation finals at the ITA All-American Championships (10/4-7/12) with wins over No. 50 Tulsa (Grant/Jackson), No. 24 LSU (Arias/Simpson) and No. 6 Tennessee (Collins/Reese) ... Won the ITA Northeast Regional Doubles Championship with teammate Schnur (10/18-23/12) ... Competed at the ITA/USTA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, winning one doubles match in the consolation draw (11/9/12).

Spring 2012: 
Unanimously selected to the All-Ivy League Doubles First-Team ... Posted a 17-3 singles mark, playing primarily as the No. 4, and went 15-8 in doubles, playing all but one match as the No. 1 ... Opened the season with four singles victories, all in straight sets ... Beat FDU's Arvis Berzins (2/24/12) and Army's Alex Van Velze (2/25/12), helping Columbia to wins in each match ... Rallied past SMU's Tobias Flood in three sets (3/14/12) ... Went 6-1 in the Ivy League in singles competition ... Won all three of his doubles matches at the ECAC Team Tournament (2/17-19/12) ... Recorded a 5-2 mark in the Ivy League in doubles ... Narrowly fell in the NCAA Tournament to No. 63 Heugas/Baroz from VCU 9-8 (7-4) (5/12/12).

Fall 2011
Advanced to the doubles quarterfinals at ITA Northeast Regionals with Max Schnur, beating a team from Drexel, the No.9 seeds from Yale, and upsetting the No.1 seeds from Brown in the round of 16 …  Advanced to the finals of the B singles draw at the USTA National Tennis Center Invitational … Beat players from Princeton, Penn and the top-seeded player from Brown to advance to the finals, where he fell to teammate Winston Lin … Won the B doubles draw of the Columbia Classic with Max Schnur … Advanced to the finals of the consolation in the A doubles bracket at the Princeton/Farnsworth Invitational with partner Nathaniel Gery, beating teams from Princeton and Penn … Also advanced to the finals of the B singles bracket at the Columbia Classic, beating players from Fairleigh Dickinson, Penn and St. John’s.

Before Columbia:
Four-year letterwinner and served as captain as a senior at Kinkaid School … Helped Kinkaid School to a Texas Championship as a sophomore … 2010 Texas Open Champion … Ranked the No. 1 junior tennis player in the state of Texas 12s-18s … Four-time All-SPC … Earned the Silver and Bronze ball award in doubles in 2005 … The 2009 USTA Texas Section Bob McKinley Sportsmanship Award recipient … Earned the USTA Bill Talbert National Sportsmanship Award in 2010 … Three-time member of the French National Honor Society. 

Personal: Son of Meera and Narayana Narayana ... Plans to major in economics or political science ... Three-time member of the French National Honor Society.

Year Overall Dual Tour Ivy Overall Ivy
2011-12 17-3 17-3 9-6 6-1 27-12 5-2
2012-13 19-16 11-10 8-6 6-1 24-12 4-3
2013-14 20-5 14-3 6-2 5-0 21-10 5-0
2014-15 21-9 11-3 9-6 6-1 21-15 7-0
Career 67-33 53-19 32-20 23-3 94-49 21-5
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