Former Fighting Illini tennis player medals in Rio

Rajeev Ram Rajeev Ram (fourth from left) with his Fighting Illini tennis team at the NCAA Tennis Championships. (UI Athletics photo)

Jack Sock and Bethanie Mattek-Sands may have won gold in the all-American mixed doubles final at the 2016 Olympic Games, but Venus Williams and her first-time partner, former Fighting Illini tennis player Rajeev Ram, ’03 ATTENDEE, were pleased with their performance going into the match and no doubt after.

Williams and Ram lost 6-7, 6-1 (10-7) in the historic match-up and took home silver medals.

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