Arjuna Award, Romance, 6-4… Tennis Player Saketh Myneni has got it all!

Saketh Myneni
Arjuna Award, Romance, 6-4… Tennis Player Saketh Myneni has got it all!

Brought up in Vizag in the 90s, Tennis player, Saketh Myneni always had a special bonding with the game. Recently conferred with the Arjuna Award, the player’s story is exciting. From winning a gold medal in Mixed Doubles with Sania Mirza to silver in Men’s Doubles with Sanam Singh in Asian Games - 2014, this pride of India has always been in the limelight. Though sports hold a major part of his life, he values people and relationships more. Saketh had formally proposed his long time girlfriend during the Davis Cup dinner! The TALL player (6’ 4”) seems to be just made for Tennis as his height exactly resembles the winning combination 6-4 of tennis!

Quick Facts

Known As Saketh Myneni
Father’s Name Prasad Myneni
Mother’s Name Roja Myneni
imd1 for Tennis, Sports
Birthday 19th October 1987
  • Arjuna Award - 2017
  • Qualifier for US Open - 2016
  • Winner in Doubles at Vietnam Open Challenger - 2017
  • Winner in Doubles at Nanjing Challenger - 2016
  • Winner in Singles at Vietnam Open Challenger - 2015
  • Winner in Doubles at Izmir, Turkey - 2015
  • Gold medal in Mixed Doubles in Incheon Asian games - 2014
  • Silver Medal in Men’s Doubles in Incheon Asian Games - 2014
  • Won 9 ATP Challengers and 27 ITF Futures in both Singles and Doubles
Place from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Team imd1 discussed with him on Tennis, Davis Cup Dinner, credentials to reach the level Saketh has reached to and much more. Read on to know his story!

Beyond Tennis

Favorite Tennis Player Andre Agassi
Inspiration Grandparents and Parents
Food I Love I am a complete foodie, love to eat every cuisine
Food I Hate Fast food
Had I not been Tennis Player then... Doctor
Like Vacations at Beaches
Favorite Past time Love watching movies and spending time with friends over dinners, movies and concerts
Favorite Dialogue “Why so serious?”
Favorite Movies/Series F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
Favorite Actor/Actress Russell Crowe, Sandra Bullock