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Paul Bhatia
Paul Bhatia
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Year: FR
Hometown: Roseville

2017-18: Went 15-5 in singles (#1/#2) in singles and 18-4 in doubles (#2) on the year….. Reached MJC Tourney Flight 1 final in singles and won MJC Flight 2 Tourney in doubles (w/ Gibson)….. Big 8 North Conference singles semifinalist and doubles quarterfinalist (w/ Gibson)….. At the Individual State Championships at Ojai he reached the round of 16 in singles and round of 32 in doubles (w/ Gibson)….. Singles highlights included wins over Alex Ngan (FH) in MJC Flight 1 semifinal 6-3, 6-3, Dual-team match victories over Evan Gazikian (DEA) 5-7, 6-2, 10-8 and Will Leach (GFU) 2-6, 6-4, 10-8, and Ojai victory over Gavin Dail (LAP) 1-6, 6-4, 6-3….. Doubles highlights included beating Ngan/Tokuyama (FH) 6-3, 3-6, 13-11 in the MJC Flight 2 final and a dual-team victory over A. Namba/P. Namba (GFU) by the score of 8-5….. Nominated for ITA Freshman of the Year for California JuCo….. 2018 Big 8 North All-Conference 1st Team….. Chosen as Team Co-MVP for the Beavers in 2018.

Junior/High School Accolades: 3-star recruit and ranked #221 in the country according to Originally signed with Trinity University (TX) before transferring to ARC in the fall of ‘17

Favorite Athletes: Kobe Bryant and Magic Johnson

Favorite Shot: Serve

Favorite Quote: “Ask not what your teammates can do for you, ask what you can do for your
teammates.” -Magic Johnson

Why He Chose ARC: ARC is known for the culture, both on and off the court. I wanted to be at a place where I could improve in the classroom and on the tennis court.