Daniel Valent
Daniel  Valent

Zurich, Switzerland

High School:
K+S Ramibuh, Zuirch




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News, notes on Vanderbilt athletics


Valent falls in NCAA Round of 32

The two-time SEC honoree will continue his success on West End next season as one of Vanderbilt’s key returnees.


Dores go undefeated on day one of NCAAs

Representatives from the Vanderbilt tennis teams went undefeated on day one of the 2017 NCAA Singles Tournament


Valent to begin NCAA singles play on Wednesday

The Zurich, Switzerland native is slated to take on Columbia's 57th-ranked Victor Pham tomorrow at 2 p.m. CT


Valent ready for opportunity in NCAA tourney

Daniel Valent of the Vanderbilt men’s tennis team has been selected to compete in the NCAA Singles Tournament.


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)


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)

• 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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