Tanisha Kashyap

Player profile

  • Hometown Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Year Freshman
  • Height 5-6
  • High School Club Med Academies

Prior to Ohio State

  • India 14U and 16U National Champion
  • Ranked No. 1 in India in 14U and 16U
  • Represented India in 2018 Junior Fed Cup
  • Took part in WTA Future Stars at 14U
  • Played in World Junior Team Tennis in 2016
  • Road To Wimbledon finalist in 2016
  • Reached high of No. 262 in ITF junior rankings
  • Won eight ITF junior titles
  • Was a swimmer before playing junior tennis and won a national gold medal in the 50 meter breaststroke


  • Daughter of Suresh Kalita and Ruby Talukdar Kalita
  • Has a younger brother, Yuvraj
  • Plans to major in psychology and would like to earn a master’s in sports psychology to help others and young athletes pursue their goals
  • Loves to draw, paint and cook Indian dishes and spend time with her family
  • On why she chose Ohio State: “I chose Ohio state because it’s one of the best universities for both academics and athletics. I can shape up my career while bringing laurels to the prestigious university.”