K+S Ramibuh, Zuirch
Vandy wraps up fall play next weekend in Tuscaloosa, Ala., as the team competes in the SEC Fall Classic.
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.
Following Saturday’s action one Commodore doubles team along with Daniel Valent advanced in tournament draws.
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.
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)
• 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.