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spiceboy
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:15 PM
http://myown.oprah.com/audition/index.html?request=video_details&response_id=10353&promo_id=1

lemonwilly
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:22 PM
I love heart on her forehead <3

Mike_T
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:24 PM
This got my attention “I sexually grew up all over the world” ...otherwise a :yawn:

EastbourneAgain
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:26 PM
Who is that?

tennisbum79
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:27 PM
This got my attention “I sexually grew up all over the world” ...otherwise a :yawn:
I think she said "essentially"

BTW, I did not she retired

Mike_T
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:30 PM
I think she said "essentially"


No kidding? In which case the whole audition was a :yawn:

tennisbum79
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:32 PM
Who is that?

Not much of a career.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shikha_Uberoi

Shikha Uberoi is an Indo American tennis player playing for India (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India), though an American citizen. She has been ranked as high as 122nd in the world in singles (August 29, 2005). As of 10/8/2007 she is 585st in the WTA rankings.

Born on April 5, 1983 to parents Mahesh and Madhu, Shikha Uberoi began playing tennis at the age of six. She spent time working on the game as a youth at Saddlebrook Resort and also at Bollettieri and Hopman Academies.

Turning pro in August 2003, She made her Grand Slam debut as world No.275 qualifier at US Open 2004. Though she has not won any WTA event till date, Shikha has three ITF Women's Circuit singles titles to her name. Teaming up with sister Neha Uberoi (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neha_Uberoi), she reached the finals of the WTA Tour Sunfeast Open at Kolkata in September 2005 where the sisters lost to Anastasia Myskina (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anastasia_Myskina) and Elena Likhovtseva (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elena_Likhovtseva).


Edited: Removed erroneous info

SVK
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:33 PM
Well, this is Uberoi? They were always a bit useless in tennis so they are obviously finding a new job:tape:

tennisbum79
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:37 PM
Well, this is Uberoi? They were always a bit useless in tennis so they are obviously finding a new job:tape:
I thought they were both American citizens, but her bio has Indian flag.

SVK
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:39 PM
No, just one of them was American..I think it was Neha...Shikha is still Indian

thelittlestelf
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:42 PM
I remember when she played Venus!

tennisbum79
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:42 PM
No, just one of them was American..I think it was Neha...Shikha is still Indian
Her wiki bio says she is American citizen. See my post above.

SVK
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:43 PM
Btw. these Uberoi´s sisters are bit crazy...they are 5 sisters, 2 of them are representing India, 3 of them USA...there are twins - Nikita and Nimita: Nikita is representing USA but Nimita India...and..they have all different birthplaces...except Nimita and Nikita i guess:sobbing:

tennisbum79
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:43 PM
I remember when she played Venus!
Wasn't there a heart warning story where they also travel together?

V-MAC
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:45 PM
I remember Shikha

SVK
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:45 PM
Her wiki bio says she is American citizen. See my post above.

ITF says Shikha is representing India and she was playing 8 tournaments this year

EastbourneAgain
Jun 20th, 2010, 02:53 PM
Btw. these Uberoi´s sisters are bit crazy...they are 5 sisters, 2 of them are representing India, 3 of them USA...there are twins - Nikita and Nimita: Nikita is representing USA but Nimita India...and..they have all different birthplaces...except Nimita and Nikita i guess:sobbing:

:spit:

Infiniti2001
Jun 20th, 2010, 03:05 PM
I thought they were both American citizens, but her bio has Indian flag.

She is a naturalized American citizen who represents India :shrug:

spiceboy
Jun 20th, 2010, 03:11 PM
Her wiki bio says she is American citizen. See my post above.

Your post above says she has not played a match this season (she has played several ITF tournaments) and that she has no ranking (she is in the 600's) :tape:

tennisbum79
Jun 20th, 2010, 03:12 PM
Your post above says she has not played a match this season (she has played several ITF tournaments) and that she has no ranking (she is in the 600's) :tape:
It is not my post per se, it is a quote from WTA. I guess they were referring to WTA tour events

I know you have put the text in quotes

Thank you for the correction

tennisbum79
Jun 20th, 2010, 03:19 PM
Uberoi overpowered by Venus Williams



http://www.sepiamutiny.com/sepia/images/ShikhaUberoi.jpg Following up on Anna’s post (http://www.sepiamutiny.com/sepia/archives/000324.html), Shikha Uberoi lost her second-round U.S. Open match (http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/03/sports/tennis/03tennis.html?ex=1251864000&en=c71538a5d9199e3a&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland) to Venus Williams yesterday, 7-5, 6-1, after sprinting to a 4-1 lead in the first set. The match was hard-fought (http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/sfl-bricker04sep04,0,7890823.column?coll=sfla-sports-headlines):Shikha Uberoi of Boca Raton won a lot of new fans with her super-aggressive play against Venus Williams in the second round.. Her coach, Rick Macci, tutored the Williams sisters for four years…As fellow Palm Beach County players, Uberoi and Williams are acquaintances. On 9/11, their local airport was in lockdown, so Williams gave Uberoi and her sister Neha a limo ride home. A grateful Uberoi invited Williams in for some home-cooked bhindi (http://www.indianexpress.com/full_story.php?content_id=54453):Shikha invited her to dine with the family. ‘‘And guess what: she agreed. She loved Indian food, bhindi masala particularly, so we called Mom and asked her to make that.’’Despite having shared bhindi, a near-sacred bond in Punjabi culture equalled only by sharing makhi di roti and sarson da saag (http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/mp/2002/05/27/stories/2002052700950200.htm), Williams had to take down her young rival at tournament time. All’s fair in love and tennis.

Uberoi is a cousin of Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi (http://www.vij.com/archive/camping_while_brown.html).


Source: http://www.sepiamutiny.com/sepia/archives/000344.html

LCS
Jun 20th, 2010, 03:41 PM
She achieved 'great heights'? :spit:

Mightymirza
Jun 20th, 2010, 03:46 PM
Shikha was american... I think she gave up the american citizen to be indian ;) ( to be able to play in fed cup). Neha is still american :wavey:

rockstar
Jun 20th, 2010, 04:05 PM
oh, i thought this was about agnieska radwanska :o

Infiniti2001
Jun 20th, 2010, 04:15 PM
Shikha was american... I think she gave up the american citizen to be indian ;) ( to be able to play in fed cup). Neha is still american :wavey:

I don't think she gave up her citizenship since she still lives here.That would be silly especially to go through the difficult immigration process all over again. Besides, she was never a good player--why give up your citizenship just to play for India?

Mightymirza
Jun 20th, 2010, 04:20 PM
I don't think she gave up her citizenship since she still lives here.That would be silly especially to go through the difficult immigration process all over again. Besides, she was never a good player--why give up your citizenship just to play for India?

Well ``just to play for india'' also had other perks like sponsors, some advertisements etc.. I think so because India recently had a law passed that the player should be an Indian citizen. I think Shikha played for india after that so I think she did take indian citizenship :shrug: I am not sure though. She hasnt been in news for a long time :lol:

Renalicious
Jun 20th, 2010, 05:41 PM
She said she reached the Top 100 but according to Wiki she hasnt...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shikha_Uberoi

spiceboy
Jun 20th, 2010, 05:44 PM
She said she reached the Top 100 but according to Wiki she hasnt...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shikha_Uberoi

In doubles she did :lol:

tennisbum79
Jun 20th, 2010, 05:44 PM
She said she reached the Top 100 but according to Wiki she hasnt...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shikha_Uberoi

Can you say backgound check to verify the claims made the interview??:lol:

rockstar
Jun 20th, 2010, 05:44 PM
http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/page/Player/Stats/0,,12781~8560,00.html

yep, lying bitch :o
unless she meant doubles :help:

Kworb
Jun 20th, 2010, 05:55 PM
"I was top 100 in the world and reached great heights. I know what it is to be a celebrity."

:spit: :hysteric:

faboozadoo15
Jun 20th, 2010, 06:51 PM
Icon?!?!

TS
Jun 21st, 2010, 08:04 AM
The 'great heights' and 'celebrity' comments she made were quite hilarious. I mean, come on dude...

But having said that, I actually enjoyed watching her play when I had the chance at AO qualies a few years back. She was a pretty decent player, but was never (ever) going to be a force. She got to 120 in singles and about 80ish in doubles. Not a bad career, but certainly not the lofty heights an unsuspecting non-tennis fan may think after watching her audition video.

She's still plugging away in ITFs in the states, so perhaps her dreams of becoming the next Oprah may have to wait. I don't think she's quite serious about her tennis these days, but good luck to her with whatever she chooses to do :)

Freakan
Jun 21st, 2010, 10:32 AM
The Top 100 is a perfect example of manipulating the truth :p
She also said she knows what it's like to be a celebrity, not that she was one. Maybe she meant that she met many players that actually are celebrities ;)