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|Residence||Encino, Los Angeles|
October 2, 1983 |
Los Angeles, California
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 154 (15 June 2009)|
|Current ranking||No. 711 (19 May 2014)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||Q3 (2008)|
|French Open||Q1 (2009, 2010)|
|Wimbledon||Q3 (2009, 2010)|
|US Open||1R (2002)|
|Highest ranking||No. 119 (26 October 2009)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2010)|
|US Open||1R (2002)|
|Last updated on: 19 May 2014.|
Prakash Amritraj is the son of Indian tennis great Vijay Amritraj and Shyamala a Sri Lankan Tamil. His father Vijay, played at Wimbledon for 17 years and in the Davis Cup for 20 years. He is also the cousin of fellow tour pro Stephen Amritraj, whose father Anand was also a professional player. Prakash also has one brother, Vikram, who was born in 1987.
Amritraj is a non-resident Indian who formerly represented India in tournaments and the Davis Cup. He played college tennis for the University of Southern California where he majored in business.
In 2007, Amritraj won three straight ITF Pro Circuit tournaments in India, beating Karan Rastogi in all three finals.
From August 2010 to August 2012, Amritraj was inactive on the tour. However, he returned to the court for the first time in just over two years when he competed as a wildcard in a qualifier at the 2012 Comerica Bank Challenger in Aptos, California. He faced Austin Krajicek, losing the first set before winning the second, although had to retire midway through the third set.
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- "ATP Tour profile".
- "Prakash Amritraj – ITF". ITF. Retrieved 14 September 2012.
- Prakash Amritraj at the Association of Tennis Professionals
- Prakash Amritraj at the International Tennis Federation
- Prakash Amritraj at the Davis Cup
- Amritraj Recent Match Results
- Amritraj World Ranking History
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