Vishnu Vardhan

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Vishnu Vardhan
Country  India
Residence India
Born (1987-07-27) 27 July 1987 (age 27)
Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 2008
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $114,965[1]
Official website http://www.vishnu-vardhan.com/
Singles
Career record 1–4
Highest ranking 262 (10 September 2012)
Current ranking 609 (4 August 2014)
Doubles
Career record 2–2
Highest ranking 180 (13 February 2012)
Current ranking 297 (4 August 2014)
Last updated on: 7 August 2014.

Vishnu Vardhan (born 27 July 1987), also known as J. Vishnuvardhan, is a professional tennis player from India, ranked in the top 300 on the ATP Tour as of 9 July 2012.[2] He was a member of the bronze medalist Indian men's team for 2010 Asian games in Guangzhou, China. He paired-up with and Sania Mirza for mixed doubles and won silver medal.[3]

Schooling[edit]

Vishnu Vardhan did his schooling from DAV Safilguda Hyderabad.

Career[edit]

Vishnu Vardhan is considered a promising prospect for Indian tennis, representing the next generation of the sport in the country and succeeding Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi. He has represented India in the Davis Cup and was part of the team that defeated Uzbekistan and Philippines en route to qualifying for the World Group.

Vishnuvardhan began to show glimpses of his talent right from a young age, performing well on the junior circuit. The year 2003 proved to be his defining year on the junior circuit with Vishnuvardhan winning the Junior Nationals, and earning himself a place in the Indian Junior Davis Cup team. This success on the junior circuit translated itself into glory in Inter-University tournaments as well, with Vishnuvardhan capturing the gold medal in successive tournaments as the team captain.

Vishnuvardhan has won the Grass Court Nationals and achieving a career-high national ranking of two.[4]

J.Vishnuvardhan won this first futures tournament on 11 July.

In 2012, Vishnu won the Zuari Garden City-ITF against Sriram Balaji 7–6(7), 6–3.[5]

Vishnu won the Toyota Bangalore Open ITF in June 2012 by defeating Ti-Chen of Chinese Taipei 6–2, 4–6, 6–1.[6]

Vishnu participated in the 2012 London Olympics in the Men's Doubles category partnering Leander Paes.[7] Vishnu and partner Leander Paes crashed out of the Olympic doubles after a 7–6 (7/3), 4–6, 6–3 defeat against French Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Michaël Llodra.[8]

Career finals[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
Winner 3. 2 September 2012 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Hard India Divij Sharan Chinese Taipei Lee Hsin-han
Chinese Taipei Peng Hsien-yin
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 14 February 2014 Kolkata, India Hard India Divij Sharan India Saketh Myneni
India Sanam Singh
3-6, 6-3, [4-10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vishnu Vardhan". ATP World Tour. Retrieved 26 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Yuki, Vardhan ready for London Olympics". 20 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mens Circuit – Player Biography". ITF Tennis. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  4. ^ V.V. Subrahmanyam. "Rare honour for city tennis player", The Hindu, 26 December 2007. Retrieved on 24 June 2008.
  5. ^ "Vishnu Vardhan". Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "Vishnu Vardhan". Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  7. ^ "Ghazala Vishnu Vardhan". Retrieved 21 June 2012. 
  8. ^ "London Olympics: Leander Paes-Vardhan knocked out of doubles event". Retrieved 2 August 2012. 

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