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Ramesh Krishnan

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Ramesh Krishnan
  • Age: 53 (05.06.1961)
  • Birthplace: Madras, India
  • Residence: Madras, India
  • Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
  • Weight: 140 lbs (64 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1978
Inactive
India

India

As of 21.07.2014
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Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

23

28.01.1985

319-286 8 $1,263,130

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

114

14.09.1987

37-70 1 $1,263,130

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: Madras, India Wife, Priya; Daughter, Gayatri
(born 7/29/89)
Singles titles: 8, as follows: Doubles title:
1990--(1) Schenectady
1989--(1) Auckland 1987--(1) Nancy (w/Mezzadri)
1988--(1) Wellington
1986--(2) Japan Open, Hong Kong
1984--(1) Metz
1982--(1) Stuttgart
1981--(1) Manila
Year-by-Year Highlights:
1989- Winner, Doubles Runner-up at Nagoya Ch. (w/Canter); Quarterfinalist at
Schenectady, Washington, Livingston; Doubles Semifinalist at Schenectady
(w/A. Amritraj).
1988- Runner-up at Auckland (l. Mansdorf), Bristol (l. Saceanu), Rye Brook
(l. Srejber); RD 16 at Key Biscayne (Lipton).
1987- Winner at Nagoya Challenger; Semifinalist at Nancy, Rye Brook; Quarter-
finalist at Adelaide, Auckland, Queens, U.S. Open, Brisbane Indoor, Sydney
Indoor.
1986- Winner at Schenectady Challenger; Quarterfinalist at Queens, Wimbledon,
Livingston.
1985- Runner-up at Cologne (l. Lundgren); Semifinalist at Toulouse; Quarter-
finalist at Toronto Indoor, Montreal, Los Angeles, Wembley.
1984- Semifinalist at Tokyo Indoor, Taipei, Los Angeles, Japan Op.; Hong Kong
1983- Semifinalist at Bristol, San Francisco; Quarterfinalist at Guaruja,
Japan Open, Taipei, WCT/Munich.
1982- Quarterfinalist at Nice, Basle, Bangkok.
1981- Quarterfinalist at Montreal, U.S. Open.
Best Grand Slam Results: Wimbledon, 1986 Quarterfinalist; U.S. Open, 1987/81
Quarterfinalist.
Son of former great Ramanathan Krishnan, who reached the semifinals at
Wimbledon in 1960 and 1961 (the year Ramesh was born).
The 1979 Wimbledon and U.S. Open junior champion.
Member of the Indian Davis Cup team since 1981, helping his country to
the final against Sweden in 1987. Had a 5-1 singles mark in '87 leading up
to the final as India defeated Argentina, Israel and Australia before falling
to Sweden 5-0.
Off the court, Ramesh is a movie and crossword buff and an avid chess
player.
He was coached by the late Harry Hopman.
In 1986 he won two titles (Japan Open & Hong Kong), upsetting Jimmy Con-
nors, Pat Cash and Andres Gomez in Hong Kong.
Earned a career-high $191,158 in 1986. Finished No. 40 in 1988, his
fourth top 50 finish in six years. Ranked No. 72 in 1989 with a 21-16 match
record, his 10th straight top 100 finish.

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