Somdev Devvarman is known as one of the finest tennis players in recent memory, and is indeed one of the very best tennis players in the entire world, as he has one of the best win-loss records in the entire history of tennis. A player that showed unprecedented skill while playing, he became one of the most well-known names in the entire field of tennis, both in his home country of India and in other foreign countries. One of the most well known Indian tennis players in the entire history of Indian Sports.
This awesome player is not only known among the fans of tennis around the world, but is also recognised by the Indian government as one of the people who have contributed the most to Indian table tennis, as he has received a number of awards and honors from the Indian government.He has received the Padma Shri award, which is one of the highest civilian awards in the nation of India and marks him as one of the people who has contributed the most to making India famous in the world.
One of the most amazing facts about this player is that he is one of the only players in the world to have won the NCAA Title consecutive times. He is the 13th player to have done so in the entire history of tennis, and is known throughout the world of tennis for holding the record of three consecutive titles in a row, while having one of the best win to loss record of 44-1, a record which cannot even be thought of by most tennis players.
Being one of the very best players in the entire world, he defeated some of the topmost players in the world, such as Ricardo Mello and Justin Gimelstob. One of his best wins so far was the Kennedy Funding Invitational in July 2007. Although he failed to win the tournament in 2007, he returned the very next year and won the tournament, making him one of the most well-known tennis players playing in the USA in those times.
- Somdev Devvarman was born on 13th February 1985, in Agartala, Tripura, India. At this time his family was in Madras. When he was 17, he started competing professionally in Futures tournaments.
- He is a right-handed player.
- Somdev is a tall man at 5 feet, 11 inches, a height that is a few inches above normal in India. His height is a big advantage while playing.
- Somdev, being one of the very best players in the world, won quite a lot of prize money while playing, and after passing out from the University of Virginia in 2008, became a resident of Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
Famous Tournaments Participated in
2010 Guangzhou Asian Games: This was one of the very best tournaments for Devvarman in recent memory, as he won no less than three medals in this tournament. He displayed his awesome skill while playing, and again made his home country proud with just how good at the game he was.
2010 SA Open: Being one of the very best players in the entire world, he reached the quarterfinals of the tournament, and displayed his skills while playing. He defeated most of his opponents in a quite timely fashion but sadly washed out when the tournament came to the quarterfinals.
2010 Commonwealth Games: This was another one of the finest examples of the skill that Somdev shows while playing. He was representing Delhi in the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games and made his country proud with just how good he was. Being one of the very best players in the entire tournament, he won a gold medal in the Men’s Singles Event, giving evidence of his prowess. The Commonwealth Games have always been a tournament where India has maintained a pretty good record of medals, and Somdev did not disappoint his fans and countrymen.
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