Takanyi Garanganga

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Takanyi Garanganga
Country (sports)  Zimbabwe
Residence Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Born (1990-09-06) 6 September 1990 (age 26)
Harare, Zimbabwe
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro 2009
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $75,517
Career record 0–0
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 288 (September 22, 2014)
Current ranking No. 503 (1 August 2016)
Career record 0–0
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 771 (February 7, 2011)
Current ranking No. 846 (February 16, 2015)
Last updated on: February 16, 2015.

Takanyi Garanganga (born 5 September 1990) is a professional Zimbabwean tennis player. He was born in Mbare, Zimbabwe, a suburb of Harare, and began playing tennis at the age of 8. He is currently the top-ranked player from Zimbabwe.

He first found success at the age of 14 playing tennis, winning the African Junior Championship at the age of 14. This success sparked the interest of Zimbabwean coach Brian de Villiers, who brought Garanganga to the United States. After a career on the junior circuit and graduating from high school at Keystone National High School in 2008, Garanganga turned down offers to play collegiate tennis at the University of Georgia and the University of Illinois to focus on a professional career.[1]


Takanyi Garanganga has primarily spent his time on the Futures circuit, while also playing challengers some ATP World Tour qualifying tournaments. He began playing on the tour in 2008, competing in tournaments in the United States and Africa. He has also represented Zimbabwe in Davis Cup action.

His most notable tournament success was winning the gold medal at the 2011 All-Africa Games in Maputo, Mozambique for Men's Singles.

Singles titles[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (0)
Futures (6)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 11 September 2012 Antalya Hard Austria Nikolaus Moser 3–0 ret.
2. 18 September 2012 Antalya Hard Russia Andrei Plotniy 3–6, 6–2, 6–2
3. 26 November 2012 Harare Hard South Africa Keith-Patrick Crowley 6–3, 7–6(10–8)
4. 17 June 2013 Istanbul Hard South Africa Nikala Scholtz 6–3, 7–5
5. 24 September 2013 Antalya Hard Czech Republic Michal Konecny 6–4, 6–2
6. 13 January 2015 Long Beach Hard Denmark Frederik Nielsen 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 6–4


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