Vishnu Vardhan

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Vishnu Vardhan
Country (sports) India
Born (1987-07-27) 27 July 1987 (age 31)
Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2008
PlaysRight-handed (Two-handed backhand)
CoachC.V. Nagraj
Prize money$200,915[1]
Official website
Career record1–4 (20% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 262 (10 September 2012)
Current rankingNo. 704 (28 May 2018)
Career record2–7 (22.22% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 99 (5 March 2018)
Current rankingNo. 101 (28 May 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon2R (2018)
Last updated on: 29 May 2018.

Vishnu Vardhan (born 27 July 1987), also known as J. Vishnuvardhan, is a professional tennis player from India.[2] He won bronze medal in men's doubles at 2010 Asian games in Guangzhou, China. He paired-up with and Sania Mirza for mixed doubles and won silver medal at the same event.[3] He was featured as ITF player of the month in the month of April 2011.[4] He won the national singles title for the fourth time by winning the Men's final of Fenesta Open tennis Championship on October 8, 2016[5]

Personal life[edit]

Vishnuvardhan's father Mr Jagadeesan is a businessman. He started playing at the age of 9 and was greatly inspired by Leander Paes[1] He did his schooling from DAV Safilguda Hyderabad.


Vishnuvardhan was 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.[6]

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.[7]

Vishnu won the Toyota Bangalore Open ITF in June 2012 by defeating Ti-Chen of Chinese Taipei 6–2, 4–6, 6–1.[8]

Vishnu participated in the 2012 London Olympics in the Men's Doubles category partnering Leander Paes.[9] 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.[10] Vishnu won the national singles title for the fourth time by winning the Men's final of Fenesta Open tennis Championship on October 8, 2016 by defeating left-hander Siddharth Vishwakarma from Varanasi 6-3, 6-4.[11] For the year of 2018, Vishnu is focusing on doubles by partnering with Sriram Balaji with a goal of playing at the Wimbledon.[12]

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 4 (2 titles, 2 runner-up)[edit]

Grand Slam (0–0)
Olympic Games (0–0)
ATP Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP Tour 500 series (0–0)
ATP Tour 250 series (0–0)
ATP Challenger Tour (2–2)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Win 1–0 2 September 2012 Bangkok, Thailand Hard India Divij Sharan Chinese Taipei Lee Hsin-han
Chinese Taipei Peng Hsien-yin
6–3, 6–4
Loss 1–1 14 February 2014 Kolkata, India Hard India Divij Sharan India Saketh Myneni
India Sanam Singh
3–6, 6–3, [4–10]
Loss 1–2 11 August 2017 Jinan, China Hard India N. Sriram Balaji Chinese Taipei Cheng-Peng Hsieh
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng
6–4, 4–6, [4–10]
Win 2–2 May 2018 Samarkand , Uzbekistan Clay India N. Sriram Balaji Russia Mikhail Elgin
Uzbekistan Denis Istomin

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Vishnu Vardhan ATP Profile". ATP World Tour. Retrieved 26 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Yuki, Vardhan ready for London Olympics". 20 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Men's Circuit – Player Biography". ITF Tennis. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  4. ^ "ITF Spotlight: Vishnu Vardhan - April 2011". Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  5. ^ Srinivasan, Kamesh (2016-10-09). "Razor-sharp Vishnu does it again". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2016-11-05.
  6. ^ V.V. Subrahmanyam. "Rare honour for city tennis player", The Hindu, 26 December 2007. Retrieved on 24 June 2008.
  7. ^ "Vishnu Vardhan". Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  8. ^ "Vishnu Vardhan". Retrieved 17 June 2012.
  9. ^ "Ghazala Vishnu Vardhan". Retrieved 21 June 2012.
  10. ^ "London Olympics: Leander Paes-Vardhan knocked out of doubles event". Retrieved 2 August 2012.
  11. ^
  12. ^ "Interview with IndianTennisDaily". Retrieved 18 March 2018.

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