Men's Tennis

Daniel Valent -

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Zurich, Switzerland

High School:
K+S Ramibuh, Zuirch

Height:
5-11

Daniel  Valent

01/05/2016

M. Tennis begins season ranked in ITA Top-25

The Vanderbilt men's tennis team enters the 2015-16 dual season at No. 25 in the nation, and with one ranked singles player.

11/07/2015

Four Dores Remain Undefeated in Commodore Scramble

Valent, Ross, Newman and Binet all head into the final day of tournament action undefeated in singles action.

11/06/2015

Vandy goes 12-4 on day one of Commodore Scramble

Freshmen Chari and Ross earned their first wins at home on the courts of the Currey Tennis Center

11/05/2015

Men's Tennis hosts Commodore Scramble

This weekend will give Vandy fans their first glimpses of Alex Ross and Vikram Chari who help makeup the Commodores fifth-ranked signing class.

10/25/2015

Valent/Klinger win SEC Fall Classic flight doubles title

Vandy enjoys a short break from competition, before hosting their annual Commodore scramble Nov. 6th – 8th.

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)

03/20/2015

M. Tennis vs. Tennessee (3/19/15)

The Men's tennis team defeated Tennessee 4-1 at the Currey Tennis Center. Photos by John Russell. (3/19/15)

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

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

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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