Saketh Myneni
Saketh Myneni
Saketh Myneni
Saketh Myneni
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    • Nicknames are "Saki" and "Sake".
    • Father, Prasad; mother, Roja.
    • Speaks English, Telugu and Hindi.
    • Started playing tennis at age 11 to improve physical fitness.
    • Favourite surfaces are hard and grass.
    • Favourite shots are serve and volley.
    • Favourite tournaments are Australian Open and US Open.
    • Idol growing up was Andre Agassi.
    • Graduatedwith an economics degree from the University of Alabama (2007-10), where hewas a two-time All-SEC First Team performer (2009-10).
    • Enjoys reading comic books, listening to music and watching movies and TV shows.

    (UPDATED SEPTEMBER 15, 2016)

    • The Indian achieved career-high No. 137on Sept. 12, 2016 after qualifying for US Open. Broke into Top 200 on May 18, 2015 after advancing to Samarkand, UZB Challenger SF (l. to Bhambri). Earned 1st ranking points in singles and doubles at age 24 on Nov. 21, 2011 after sweeping titles at Chennai, IND Futures (d. Marsalek in singles, w/Jayaprakash d. Gajjar/Kannan in doubles). Did not drop a set during tournament, where he entered singles as a WC
    • Captured ATP Challenger Tour singles titles at 2014 Indore, IND (d. Nedovyesov) and 2015 Ho Chi Minh, VIE (d. Thompson). Challenger runner-up at 2015 Agri, TUR (l. to Dustov) and 2016 New Delhi, IND (l. to Robert). Winner of 9 ITF Futures Circuit singles titles. In doubles, won 6 Challenger and 12 Futures titles. At 2014 Asian Games, earnedgold medal in mixed doubles w/Mirza (d. Peng/H. Chan) and silver medal in men's doubles w/Singh (l. to Chung/Lim)
    • Qualified for 1st Grand Slam event at 2016 US Open (l. to Vesely in 1R after holding 1 MP). Fell in qualifying at all 5 majors from 2015 Wimbledon through 2016 Wimbledon
    • In loneATP Masters 1000 appearance, lost in 2R of qualifying at 2016 Toronto (d. F. Martin, l. to Stepanek)
    • Fell in qualifying at 13 tour-level events before breaking through at 2016 US Open. Prior to that, lone 2 tour-level singles matches came in Davis Cup Group I play – wins over Yang of Chinese Taipei in 2014 and Lim of South Korea in 2016. Owns records of 59-42 at Challengers and 88-27 at Futures


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