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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 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]

Vishnu Vardhan
Country (sports) India
ResidenceSecunderabad
Born (1987-07-27) 27 July 1987 (age 32)
Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2008
PlaysRight-handed (Two-handed backhand)
CoachC.V. Nagraj
Prize money$240,674[1]
Official websitehttp://www.vishnu-vardhan.com/
Singles
Career record1–4 (20.0% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 262 (10 September 2012)
Doubles
Career record3–11 (21.4% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 92 (16 July 2018)
Current rankingNo. 202 (4 November 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon2R (2018)
Last updated on: 6 November 2019.

Personal lifeEdit

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.

CareerEdit

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]

Challenger and Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 24 (10–14)Edit

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0–0)
ITF Futures Tour (10–14)
Titles by Surface
Hard (10–14)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 2009 India F3, New Delhi Futures Hard   Yuki Bhambri 6–7(1–7), 4–6
Win 1–1 Jul 2009 India F6, New Delhi Futures Hard   Rohan Gajjar 6–4, 6–2
Loss 1–2 Aug 2009 India F7, New Delhi Futures Hard   Kim Young-jun 3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 1–3 Aug 2009 India F8, New Delhi Futures Hard   Yuki Bhambri 4–6, 3–6
Loss 1–4 Apr 2010 India F3, Vijayawada Futures Hard   Rupesh Roy 6–1, 4–6, 5–7
Loss 1–5 Aug 2010 Great Britain F12, London Futures Hard   Joshua Milton 6–7(4–7), 6–2, 3–6
Loss 1–6 Jan 2011 Cambodia F1, Phnom Penh Futures Hard   Danai Udomchoke 2–6, 3–6
Win 2–6 Apr 2011 India F3, Chandigarh Futures Hard   Yuki Bhambri 4–6, 7–5, 6–3
Win 3–6 Apr 2011 India F4, Noida Futures Hard   Kim Young-jun 7–5, 3–6, 7–6(15–13)
Loss 3–7 Apr 2011 India F5, Chennai Futures Hard   Patrik Rosenholm 6–5 ret.
Loss 3–8 Nov 2011 India F10, Pune Futures Hard   Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 4–6, 5–7
Win 4–8 Nov 2011 India F11, New Delhi Futures Hard   Rohan Gajjar 6–4, 4–6, 6–4
Win 5–8 Apr 2012 Uzbekistan F2, Andijan Futures Hard   Ivan Sergeyev 6–3, 7–6(7–1)
Win 6–8 Jun 2012 India F8, Mysore Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji 7–6(9–7), 6–3
Win 7–8 Jun 2012 India F9, Bangalore Futures Hard   Chen Ti 6–2, 4–6, 6–1
Loss 7–9 Feb 2014 India F1, Chandigarh Futures Hard   Antal van der Duim 5–7, 3–6
Loss 7–10 May 2015 India F6, Mysore Futures Hard   Ramkumar Ramanathan 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 3–6
Loss 7–11 Jun 2015 India F9, Hyderabad Futures Hard (i)   Antoine Escoffier 6–7(4–7), 2–6
Loss 7–12 Jul 2015 India F10, Hyderabad Futures Hard (i)   Antoine Escoffier 2–6, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 7–13 Sep 2015 India F15, Madurai Futures Hard   Sumit Nagal 6–7(5–7), 6–7(4–7)
Win 8–13 Apr 2016 India F1, Chandigarh Futures Hard   David Agung Susanto 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
Win 9–13 May 2016 India F3, Jassowal Futures Hard   Dalwinder Singh 7–6(7–4), 6–4
Win 10–13 Sep 2016 India F5, Chennai Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji 6–4, 6–3
Loss 10–14 Feb 2017 India F2, Jorhat Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji 2–6, 6–7(1–7)

Doubles: 69 (41–28)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (8–11)
ITF Futures Tour (33–17)
Titles by Surface
Hard (34–22)
Clay (5–4)
Grass (2–1)
Carpet (0–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 2008 India F4, Gurgaon Futures Hard   Divij Sharan   Lee Hsin-han
  Wang Yu jr.
6–7(4–7), 4–6
Win 1–1 Sep 2008 India F6, Chennai Futures Clay   Divij Sharan   Ashutosh Singh
  Sunil Kumar Sipaeya
6–3, 4–6, [10–7]
Loss 1–2 Sep 2008 India F7, New Delhi Futures Hard   Divij Sharan   Ashutosh Singh
  Sunil Kumar Sipaeya
2–6, 2–6
Win 2–2 Mar 2009 India F1, Chandigarh Futures Hard   Divij Sharan   Mithun Murali
  Vijay Sundar Prashanth
4–6, 7–5, [10–7]
Win 3–2 May 2009 India F4, New Delhi Futures Hard   Divij Sharan   Tushar Liberhan
  Vishal Punna
6–1, 6–3
Win 4–2 Jul 2009 India F5, New Delhi Futures Hard   Divij Sharan   Rohan Gajjar
  Purav Raja
6–1, 7–5
Win 5–2 Jul 2009 India F6, New Delhi Futures Hard   Divij Sharan   Vivek Shokeen
  Ashutosh Singh
6–3, 6–4
Win 6–2 Aug 2009 India F7, New Delhi Futures Hard   Ashutosh Singh   Chris Eaton
  Sean Thornley
6–3, 6–7(5–7), [10–8]
Loss 6–3 Aug 2009 India F9, New Delhi Futures Hard   Ashutosh Singh   Chris Eaton
  Rohan Gajjar
6–7(6–8), 6–7(3–7)
Loss 6–4 Oct 2009 India F10, Kolkata Futures Hard   Divij Sharan   Rohan Gajjar
  Purav Raja
4–6, 5–7
Win 7–4 Oct 2009 India F11, Pune Futures Hard   Divij Sharan   Rohan Gajjar
  Purav Raja
7–5, 6–3
Loss 7–5 Mar 2010 Kyoto, Japan Challenger Carpet (i)   Divij Sharan   Martin Fischer
  Philipp Oswald
1–6, 2–6
Loss 7–6 Mar 2010 India F1, Kolkata Futures Hard   Divij Sharan   Vivek Shokeen
  Ashutosh Singh
3–6, 2–6
Win 8–6 Apr 2010 India F3, Vijayawada Futures Hard   Divij Sharan   Sriram Balaji
  Vignesh Peranamallur
2–6, 6–3, [10–3]
Win 9–6 Jul 2010 Great Britain F8, Manchester Futures Grass   Divij Sharan   Barry King
  Ashwin Kumar
6–2, 7–5
Loss 9–7 Jul 2010 Great Britain F9, Ilkley Futures Grass   Divij Sharan   Andrew Fitzpatrick
  Josh Goodall
6–3, 5–7, [3–10]
Win 10–7 Jul 2010 Great Britain F11, Chiswick Futures Hard   Divij Sharan   James Chaudry
  George Coupland
6–2, 6–2
Loss 10–8 Aug 2010 Karshi, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard   Divij Sharan   Gong Maoxin
  Li Zhe
3–6, 1–6
Loss 10–9 Oct 2010 Spain F35, Martos Futures Hard   Divij Sharan   Agustín Boje-Ordóñez
  Pablo Martín-Adalia
6–3, 6–7(2–7), [8–10]
Loss 10–10 Jan 2011 Cambodia F1, Phnom Penh Futures Hard   Divij Sharan   Danai Udomchoke
  Kittiphong Wachiramanowong
4–6, 4–6
Win 11–10 Mar 2011 Australia F2, Berri Futures Grass   Divij Sharan   Chris Letcher
  Brendan Moore
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Win 12–10 Mar 2011 India F2, Kolkata Futures Clay   Divij Sharan   Sriram Balaji
  Ashutosh Singh
7–6(7–1), 7–6(7–5)
Win 13–10 Apr 2011 India F3, Chandigarh Futures Hard   Divij Sharan   Lee Hsin-han
  Bumpei Sato
6–4, 4–6, [10–7]
Win 14–10 Aug 2011 Astana, Kazakhstan Challenger Hard (i)   Karan Rastogi   Harri Heliövaara
  Denys Molchanov
7–6(7–3), 2–6, [10–8]
Loss 14–11 Oct 2011 Nigeria F3, Lagos Futures Hard   Karan Rastogi   Yuki Bhambri
  Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan
2–6, 5–7
Loss 14–12 Nov 2011 India F10, Pune Futures Hard   Karan Rastogi   Rohan Gajjar
  Alexander Satschko
6–4, 6–7(1–7), [8–10]
Win 15–12 Nov 2011 India F11, New Delhi Futures Hard   Karan Rastogi   Sriram Balaji
  Vijayant Malik
6–1, 6–3
Loss 15–13 Feb 2012 Burnie, Australia Challenger Hard   Divij Sharan   John Peers
  John-Patrick Smith
2–6, 4–6
Loss 15–14 Aug 2012 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Challenger Clay   Divij Sharan   Oleksandr Nedovyesov
  Ivan Sergeyev
4–6, 6–7(1–7)
Win 16–14 Sep 2012 Bangkok, Thailand Challenger Hard   Divij Sharan   Lee Hsin-han
  Peng Hsien-yin
6–3, 6–4
Loss 16–15 May 2013 India F4, Chandigarh Futures Hard   Arun-Prakash Rajagopalan   Sriram Balaji
  Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan
3–6, 4–6
Win 17–15 Aug 2013 Gabon F1, Libreville Futures Hard   Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan   Sam Barry
  Elie Rousset
6–2, 6–7(6–8), [10–5]
Loss 17–16 Aug 2013 Gabon F2, Libreville Futures Hard   Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan   Sam Barry
  Elie Rousset
0–6, 0–6
Loss 17–17 Feb 2014 Kolkata, India Challenger Hard   Divij Sharan   Saketh Myneni
  Sanam Singh
3–6, 6–3, [4–10]
Win 18–17 Mar 2014 India F3, Chennai Futures Clay   Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan   Sriram Balaji
  Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan
7–6(7–1), 6–3
Loss 18–18 Apr 2014 Uzbekistan F2, Namangan Futures Hard   Piotr Gadomski   Sriram Balaji
  Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan
3–6, 1–6
Win 19–18 Jun 2014 Thailand F7, Bangkok Futures Hard   Christopher Rungkat   Timo Sivapruksa
  Wishaya Trongcharoenchaikul
6–1, 6–2
Loss 19–19 Nov 2014 India F6, Kolkata Futures Clay   Vijay Sundar Prashanth   Sriram Balaji
  Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan
4–6, 2–6
Win 20–19 Nov 2014 India F7, Raipur Futures Hard   Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan   Vinayak Sharma Kaza
  Vijay Sundar Prashanth
2–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Win 21–19 Mar 2015 India F2, Bhimavaram Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji   Ramkumar Ramanathan
  Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan
6–7(5–7), 6–3, [10–6]
Win 22–19 Jun 2015 India F9, Hyderabad Futures Hard (i)   Sriram Balaji   Bhavesh Gour
  Sidharth Rawat
6–3, 6–0
Win 23–19 Jun 2015 India F10, Hyderabad Futures Hard (i)   Sriram Balaji   Antoine Escoffier
  Hugo Grenier
6–4, 6–2
Win 24–19 Nov 2015 India F16, Gwalior Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji   Hung Jui-chen
  Ramkumar Ramanathan
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Win 25–19 Apr 2016 India F1, Chandigarh Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji   Yuichi Ito
  Sho Katayama
6–1, 6–4
Loss 25–20 Jun 2016 Fergana, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard   Toshihide Matsui   Yannick Jankovits
  Luca Margaroli
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Win 26–20 Jul 2016 Zimbabwe F2, Harare Futures Hard   Hugo Nys   Nicolaas Scholtz
  Tucker Vorster
6–4, 6–2
Win 27–20 Jul 2016 Zimbabwe F3, Harare Futures Hard   Hugo Nys   Benjamin Lock
  Courtney John Lock
6–7(5–7), 6–4, [10–5]
Loss 27–21 Aug 2016 Indonesia F1, Jakarta Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji   Huang Liang-chi
  Wang Aoran
3–6, 6–4, [10–12]
Win 28–21 Sep 2016 India F5, Chennai Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji   Kunal Anand
  Anvit Bendre
6–3, 6–4
Win 29–21 Sep 2016 India F6, Coimbatore Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji   Anvit Bendre
  Vijay Sundar Prashanth
6–3, 6–1
Win 30–21 Feb 2017 India F2, Jorhat Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji   Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash
  Vijay Sundar Prashanth
7–6(7–5), 4–6, [10–6]
Win 31–21 Mar 2017 India F3, Guwahati Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji   Vijay Sundar Prashanth
  Sanam Singh
6–3, 3–6, [10–6]
Win 32–21 Mar 2017 India F4, Bhilai Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji   Alexander Centenari
  Sami Reinwein
6–2, 6–4
Loss 32–22 Mar 2017 India F5, Bangalore Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji   Chandril Sood
  Lakshit Sood
6–2, 4–6, [6–10]
Win 33–22 Mar 2017 India F6, Trivandrum Futures Clay   Sriram Balaji   Hung Jui-chen
  Wong Hong-kit
6–3, 7–5
Win 34–22 Apr 2017 Uzbekistan F1, Bukhara Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji   Sergey Betov
  Vladyslav Manafov
6–4, 7–5
Loss 34–23 Apr 2017 Uzbekistan F2, Karshi Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji   Sanjar Fayziev
  Timur Khabibulin
6–7(3–7), 3–6
Loss 34–24 May 2017 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard   Prajnesh Gunneswaran   Laurynas Grigelis
  Zdeněk Kolář
6–7(2–7), 3–6
Win 35–24 Jun 2017 Uzbekistan F3, Andijan Futures Hard   Sriram Balaji   Vladyslav Manafov
  Denis Matsukevitch
6–3, 6–2
Win 36–24 Jun 2017 Fergana, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard   Sriram Balaji   Yuya Kibi
  Shuichi Sekiguchi
6–3, 6–3
Win 37–24 Jul 2017 Astana, Kazakhstan Challenger Hard   Toshihide Matsui   Evgeny Karlovskiy
  Evgenii Tiurnev
7–6(7–3), 6–7(5–7), [10–7]
Win 38–24 Aug 2017 Chengdu, China, P.R. Challenger Hard   Sriram Balaji   Hsieh Cheng-peng
  Peng Hsien-yin
6–3, 6–4
Loss 38–25 Aug 2017 Jinan, China, P.R. Challenger Hard   Sriram Balaji   Hsieh Cheng-peng
  Peng Hsien-yin
6–4, 4–6, [4–10]
Win 39–25 Nov 2017 Shenzhen, China, P.R. Challenger Hard   Sriram Balaji   Austin Krajicek
  Jackson Withrow
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–3)
Win 40–25 Feb 2018 Chennai, India Challenger Hard   Sriram Balaji   Cem İlkel
  Danilo Petrović
7–6(7–5), 5–7, [10–5]
Win 41–25 May 2018 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Challenger Clay   Sriram Balaji   Mikhail Elgin
  Denis Istomin
w/o
Loss 41–26 Jul 2018 Braunschweig, Germany Challenger Clay   Sriram Balaji   Santiago González
  Wesley Koolhof
3–6, 3–6
Loss 41–27 May 2019 Busan, Korea, Rep. Challenger Hard   Toshihide Matsui   Hsieh Cheng-peng
  Christopher Rungkat
6–7(7–9), 1–6
Loss 41–28 Aug 2019 Meerbusch, Germany Challenger Clay   Sriram Balaji   Andre Begemann
  Florin Mergea
6–7(1–7), 7–6(7–4), [3–10]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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