Jaya Billa
Jaya Billa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Folsom, Calif.

High School:
Laurel Springs School

Height:
6-2

Birthdate:
09/15/1993

02/09/2014

No. 19 Deacons Fall Short in 4-1 Loss at No. 14 Tennessee

Jon Ho earned Wake Forest's lone point at the No. 3 position

01/17/2014

No. 19 Deacs Host Brown and ETSU

The Demon Deacons will play another home doubleheader Saturday

01/11/2014

Wake Forest Sweeps Coastal Carolina and Charlotte

The Demon Deacons started the season 2-0

10/19/2013

Deacons Wrap Up USTA/ITA Carolina Regional

Romain Bogaerts reached the quarterfinals

10/18/2013

Round of 16 Set at USTA/ITA Carolina Regional

Bogaerts and Ho are still alive in singles, Billa and Dumont in doubles

01/11/2014

Men's Tennis vs. Coastal Carolina

The Wake Forest men's tennis team beat Coastal Carolina on

2013-14 (Junior):
Went 13-8 in singles and 9-4 in doubles ... Saw first dual match action of his career, appearing in eight matches and going 4-4 in singles and 0-1 in doubles ... Earned first ranked win of his career against No. 91 Andrew Schafer of South Carolina ... Also posted dual match singles wins against players from Coastal Carolina, Charlotte and Brown ... Posted notable fall wins over Sean Weber of NC State and Alex Gornet of Louisville ... With Nicholas Osterling, won his doubles flight at the Wake Forest Fall Invitational ... Teamed with Pedro Dumont to reach the Round of 16 in doubles at the ITA Carolina Regional

2012-13 (Sophomore)
Competed in the Wake Forest Spring Invitational but did not see any other action

2012 (Freshman):
Did not compete during his freshman season

Background:
A four-star recruit by the Tennis Recruiting Network ... Was ranked No. 1 in the Northern California Section in the 16 and under division and No. 2 in the 18 and Under division ... Played for coach Alex Tejada at Folsom High School in 2009, helping the team to a first place finish in the league ... Went undefeated in league matches and took second place in the California Interscholastic Federation tournament ... Reached the semifinals of a USTA National Open tournament in May of 2011

Personal:
Born Sept. 15, 1993 in Hyderabad, India ...Member of the National Honor Society ... Full name is Jayabharath R. Billa ... Son of Satyanarayan R. Billa and Rajitha Billa

 

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