| 19 October 1987 (age 28) (1987-10-19) |
Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
1–0 (Grand Slam, ATP Tour level, and Davis Cup)
Sanam Singh, Divij Sharan, Somdev Devvarman, Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan
Saketh Myneni Wikipedia
Saketh Myneni (born 19 October 1987) is an Indian professional tennis player. He is conferred with the prestigious Arjuna Award in 2017 and represents India in Davis Cup. He won a Gold medal in Mixed doubles and a Silver medal in Men's doubles event at Incheon Asian Games 2014.
Myneni was born in a small town named Vuyyuru in Andhra Pradesh and grew up entirely in Visakhapatnam (Vizag). He completed his schooling from Timpany Secondary School , Visakhapatnam, before moving to Hyderabad for tennis. He started playing tennis at the age of 11. His nickname is Saké or Saki. He was selected on a sports scholarship in 2006 and graduated with a double major with degrees in Finance and Economics from the University of Alabama in 2010. His hobbies include listening to music, watching movies and TV shows. He currently resides in Visakhapatnam and trains every now & then in Hyderabad.
He has professionally won 9 ITF and 2 ATP Challenger singles titles. Also, 12 ITF and 6 ATP Challenger doubles titles.
At Incheon Asian Games 2014 he partnered with Sania Mirza to capture the Gold. He also won the Silver medal in men's doubles at same event where he partnered alongside Sanam Singh.
He made his Indian Davis Cup Team debut at the 2014 Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group I Tie with Chinese Taipei, where he partnered Rohan Bopanna in the doublesFinals: 2 (1-1)