Daniel Valent
Daniel  Valent

Zurich, Switzerland

High School:
K+S Ramibuh, Zuirch




M. Tennis begins NCAA individual tournament

VU went 1-1 on the day, as senior Valent capped his illustrious career in the individual tournament


M. Tennis earns ITA Regional honors

Head coach Ian Duvenhage, Daniel Valent and George Harwell each earned Ohio Valley Regional honors


Vanderbilt falls in NCAA Round of 32

Ninth-ranked Illini defeat No. 22 Dores 4-0 in regional championship


VU Commencement 2018

Student-athletes cap careers with Vanderbilt degrees


VU advances to SEC quarterfinals

Sweeping LSU 4-0, the Commodores will face Florida tomorrow in SEC quarterfinals


MT Senior Day vs. LSU | Photos by Joe Howell (4/1/18)

Vanderbilt men's tennis team swept LSU 7-0 on Senior Day. Photos by Joe Howell (4/1/18)


M. Tennis vs. MTSU | Photos by Joe Howell (1/19/18)

Men's tennis opened the 2018 season defeating Middle Tennessee, 4-3. Photos by Joe Howell (1/19/18)


Commodore Scramble

Vanderbilt hosted Alabama, Auburn, Furman, Lipscomb, Louisville, LSU and Vanderbilt at the 2017 Commodore Scramble


MT vs. Alabama - Photos by Joe Howell (4/7/17)

Vanderbilt defeats Alabama, 4-3, on Senior Day. Photos by Joe Howell (4/7/17)


MT vs. Alabama SEC Tournament - Photos by Austin Perryman (4/26/17)

MT defeats Alabama 4-2 SEC Tournament - Photos by Austin Perryman (4/26/17)

• 2016 First Team All-SEC
• 2015 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2014 Second Team All-SEC
• 2014 SEC All-Freshman Team
• Ohio Valley Player to Watch

Sophomore (2015-16): Competed in the 2016 NCAA Singles Tournament… Named to the first team All-SEC… Played entire season at No. 1 spot in singles lineup… Boasted a 60-23 overall singles record… Had eight ranked wins to his name during the dual season and 11 overall… Three-top 25 victories… Earned a then-career-high ranking of No. 34 in the nation… Danny clinched four matches for the Commodores including wins over No. 55 Auburn and Tennessee, both in three sets… Upset Duke’s then-No. 17 Nicolas Alvarez, 6-3, 6-4 for the clinch over No. 25 Blue Devils… Defeated Texas A&M’s then-No. 18 Arthur Rinderknech, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 to tie the match at 3-all… Upset Florida’s No. 24 Hidalgo 3-6, 6-2, 7-5… Went on a 12-match winning streak, which stretched from Oct. 24th to Feb. 13th

Freshman (2014-15): Compiled a 31-6 record in his debut season with the ‘Dores… Played dominantly at No. 3 singles… Went 12-13 overall in doubles action… Only three singles losses in dual season, with two in league play… Six losses overall… One of five freshmen named Second Team All-SEC… One of eight freshmen voted to the SEC All-Freshman team… Third Commodore to ever earn the Ohio Valley Player to Watch award… Ohio Valley Regional singles Semifinalist… Went undefeated at Commodore Scramble… Recorded a 12-match win streak from Nov. 7th – Feb. 20th… Amassed an undefeated 5-0 record against ranked opponents in spring…  Major win of the season came in Athens, as he ended Senior Bulldog Nathan Pasha’s 10-match win streak; 4-6, 6-0, 6-1… Went 10-10 in doubles, playing predominantly at No. 3 with Suresh Eswaran… Ranked doubles win at ITA Kickoff finals over then-No. 44 Pramming/Roberts.

High School: Graduated from K+S Ramibuh, Zuirch... Ranked No. 1Junior player in Switzerland...ITF Top-80 rankings...Hit with one of the greatest tennis players of all time during ATP Tour, Rodger Federer.

Daniel Valent ... Born May 14, 1995 ... Son of Ivan and Tanja Valent ...  Has an older brother, Roman, a professional tennis player who won Junior Wimbledon ... has a twin sister named Jennifer ... Dreams of representing Switzerland in the Davis Cup and Olympics ... In addition to English; speaks German, French, and Czech ... Majoring in Biochemistry at Vanderbilt.
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