|Title:||Assistant Men's Tennis Coach|
Harshana Godamanna is already well-known as one of the topplayers in Asia and brings an impressive tennis resume to Boston inhis fourth season as an Assistant Coach with the Beacons.
The native of Sri Lanka is among the world's ranked players bythe Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and currently holds a22-10 (.688) singles record on the tour, while owning anoutstanding mark of 18-5 (.783) in doubles action on the tour inmain draw play for his career. Prior to his move to the pro tour,Godamanna was ranked as high as 228th in the world among juniorplayers in singles play and has been ranked as high as 811th in theworld since turning pro. The 26-year old has advanced to as far asthe quarterfinals, semifinals and finals of various ATP sanctionedtournaments in singles and doubles play in Pakistan, Indonesia andThailand.
In addition to being one of the world's top players, Godamannais Sri Lanka's five-time National Champion and in 2011 went 5-0 insingles play in the Davis Cup to help advance Sri Lanka into GroupIII. Over the past three years, Godamanna has won 15 of 17 matchesfor his country, including a 10-1 mark in singles play. A member ofSri Lanka's Davis Cup team since 2002, the left-hander has beenranked number one for five straight years in Sri Lanka and won apair of national triple crowns before turning pro in 2006. Todate, Godamanna ranks as the all-time leader in Davis Cup matchwins in the history of the Sri Lanka tennis program.