Daniel Valent
Daniel  Valent
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Zurich, Switzerland

High School:
K+S Ramibuh, Zuirch

Height:
5-11

 

10/30/2016

Klinger/Valent named Scramble co-champions

Vandy wraps up fall play next weekend in Tuscaloosa, Ala., as the team competes in the SEC Fall Classic.

10/23/2016

Commodores bow out of ITA regionals

Commodore fans will finally be able to catch the Vandy men at home next weekend, as the `Dores host their annual Commodore Scramble Friday-Sunday.

10/22/2016

Trio continues action at ITA regionals

Following Saturday’s action one Commodore doubles team along with Daniel Valent advanced in tournament draws.

10/20/2016

'Dores kickoff Ohio Valley Regionals

Baker Newman and Billy Rowe will begin Friday’s competition with a combined 5-0 singles and doubles record.

09/30/2016

Newman/Valent ready for All-Americans

Selected to begin competition in the pre-qualifier rounds, Newman will take the court first this Saturday, Oct. 1st.

09/15/2016

MT head shots (9/14/16) Russell

2016-17 MT head shots. By Russekk (9/14/16)

04/11/2016

MT vs. Ole Miss. Photos by Daniel Dubois (4/10/16)

MT vs. Ole Miss, 2016 Senior Day. Photos by Daniel Dubois (4/10/16).

02/09/2016

M. Tennis vs. Harvard. Photos by John Russell. (2/7/16)

Vanderbilt men's tennis vs. Harvard. Photos by John Russell. (2/7/16)

11/06/2015

2015 Commodore Scramble, Daniel Dubois (11/6/15)

Vanderbilt men's tennis annual Commodore Scramble. Hosted on 11/6/15. Photos by Daniel Dubois

10/01/2015

MT 2015-16 head shots by Joe Howell (9/30/15)

Men's tennis 2015-16 head shots by Joe Howell (9/30/15)

Honors
• 2015 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

Career (as of summer ’15):
Singles Record: 31-6, 20-3 dual record
Highest Singles Ranking: No. 83 (4/7/15)
Doubles Record: 12-13 overall, 10-10 dual record

Sophomore (2015-16): Competed in the 2016 NAA 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.

Personal:
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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