Georgia tennis senior Pasha to play for USA in Masters’U BNP Paribas


Georgia tennis senior Nathan Pasha has been selected to represent the United States at the Master’U BNP Paribas to be held Dec. 4-7 in Rennes, France. The Master’U BNP Paribas is an international collegiate team competition featuring eight teams. Each team represents a country and is composed of three men and three women college and university players.

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Pasha will be joined by Virginia’s Thai Kwiatkowski and Noah Rubin of Wake Forest on the men’s side and UCLA’s Robin Anderson and Chanelle Van Nguyen and Virginia’s Julia Elbaba on the women’s side.

The USA team will compete against teams from Belgium, China, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, and Russia December 4 – 7. The U.S. team will be coached by Boise State’s Greg Patton and Cal’s Amanda Augustus.

“I’m extremely honored and excited to represent the United States along with five others in France,” Pasha told “There are lots of other really good players who are deserving of this opportunity. I realize that and understand how lucky I am to be selected.”

The tournament format will be Best-of-7 Matches (2 mens singles, 2 womens singles, 1 mens doubles, 1 womens doubles, 1 mixed doubles)

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Last year, Pasha earned  a 28-14 in singles record , tied for the second-most wins on the team, including a 9-9 record in dual matches with 10 ranked wins. He finished ranked No. 30 in singles and claimed All-America honors by advancing to the NCAA singles round of 16 in May in Athens. He also went 16-8 in doubles with Garrett Brasseaux, including 14-5 in dual matches, 7-2 in the SEC, and 2-0 in ranked matches.

In October, Pasha  reached the singles final of the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional Championships at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex and the quarterfinals of the ITA All-American Championships.