Alam Signs with Hawkeyes

Hawk Talk Monthly — December | Fight For Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa Mellecker Family Head Men’s Tennis Coach Ross Wilson announced on Wednesday that Peter Alam has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend the University of Iowa.
Peter Alam
Manchester, England

  • Men’s Open Ranking No. 73 in United Kingdom
  • U18 Ranking No. 26 in the United Kingdom
  • ITF World Ranking No. 372
  • Career-high Europe ranking No. 47
  • Represented England in 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games in the Bahamas
  • Two-time British Nationals Doubles Finalist (2017, 2018)
  • Won six ITF Junior Circuit Titles in doubles (Izmir, Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey, England, Norway, Greece, and Albania)
  • Finished runner-up at two ITF Junior Circuit in singles (Greece, England)
  • 5-time semifinalist in ITF Junior Circuits in singles (Norway, Greece, Albania, Korea, and Turkey)
  • U16 Ranking No. 4 in the United Kingdom
  • U14 Ranking No. 1 in the United Kingdom
  • Will join four other British players: Matt Clegg, Will Davies Oliver Okonkwo, and Joe Tyler on Iowa’s roster

Wilson on Alam
“Peter has been one of the top players in England throughout his junior career. He is a great ball striker and plays great doubles. In addition to his play, he is an exceptional student. We are excited to have Peter and can’t wait to begin working with him.”

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