K+S Ramibuh, Zuirch
Baker Newman and Billy Rowe will begin Friday’s competition with a combined 5-0 singles and doubles record.
Selected to begin competition in the pre-qualifier rounds, Newman will take the court first this Saturday, Oct. 1st.
Both Valent and Klinger capped their 2016 campaigns earning SEC recognition and competing in the 2016 NCAA individual tournaments.
Daniel Valent now heads into his junior season boasting a 60-21 career record.
VU sends Rhys Johnson, Cameron Klinger and Daniel Valent to compete in the 2016 NCAA Singles and Doubles Tournament.
2016-17 MT head shots. By Russekk (9/14/16)
MT vs. Ole Miss, 2016 Senior Day. Photos by Daniel Dubois (4/10/16).
Vanderbilt men's tennis vs. Harvard. Photos by John Russell. (2/7/16)
Vanderbilt men's tennis annual Commodore Scramble. Hosted on 11/6/15. Photos by Daniel Dubois
Men's tennis 2015-16 head shots by Joe Howell (9/30/15)
• 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.