Daniel Valent
Daniel  Valent

Zurich, Switzerland

High School:
K+S Ramibuh, Zuirch




Commodore comeback falls short in season opener

VU went 1-1 on the day, falling 4-3 to No. 13 Northwestern and sweeping the Bruins.


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.


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.


Trio continues action at ITA regionals

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


'Dores kickoff Ohio Valley Regionals

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


M. Tennis vs. Tennessee - Photos by Frederick Breedon (3/5/17)

M. Tennis vs. Tennessee - Photos by Frederick Breedon (3/5/17)


M. Tennis vs. Auburn - Photos by Steve Green. (3/20/17)

M. Tennis vs. Auburn - Photos by Steve Green. (3/20/17)


Vanderbilt Tennis vs. North Carolina (2/27/17) Joe Howell

Men's tennis team fell 6-1 to No. 4 North Carolina at the Currey Tennis Center. (2/27/17) Photos by Jow Howell


M. Tennis vs. Northwestern; photos by John Russell (1/15/17)

M. Tennis began the 2017 season at home against the No. 13 Northwestern Wildcats, L, 4-3. Photos by John Russell (1/15/17)


MT head shots (9/14/16) Russell

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

• 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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