|Born||19 October 1987|
|Height||1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Turned pro||Nov 2011|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career record||2-3 (40.0% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 137 (12 September 2016)|
|Current ranking||No. 390 (18 November 2019)|
|Grand Slam singles results|
|Australian Open||Q3 (2016)|
|French Open||Q2 (2016)|
|US Open||1R (2016)|
|Career record||5-6 (45.5% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 113 (25 April 2016)|
|Current ranking||No. 187 (18 November 2019)|
|Last updated on: 19 November 2019.|
Saketh Myneni (born 19 October 1987) is an Indian professional tennis player. He is conferred with the prestigious Arjuna Award in 2017 and represents India in the Davis Cup. He won a gold medal in Mixed doubles and a silver medal in Men's doubles event at Incheon Asian Games 2014.
Myneni was born in a small town named Vuyyuru in Andhra Pradesh to Prasad Myneni and Saroja Myneni. He grew up entirely in Visakhapatnam (Vizag). He completed his schooling from Timpany Secondary School , Visakhapatnam, before moving to Hyderabad for tennis. He started playing tennis at the age of 11. His nickname is Saké or Saki. He was selected on a sports scholarship in 2006 and graduated with a double major with degrees in Finance and Economics from the University of Alabama in 2010. His hobbies include listening to music, watching movies and TV shows. He currently resides in Visakhapatnam and trains every now & then in Hyderabad. He proposed his girlfriend Sri Lakshmi Anumolu during the official Davis Cup dinner on 14 September 2016 which his which the UPSC aspirant agreed to with an "okay". His compatriot Leander Paes described the scene as "First Marriage Proposal I have witnessed congrats to cute couple". The couple married each other on December 22, 2016.
He has professionally won 10 ITF and 2 ATP Challenger singles titles. Also, 18 ITF and 11 ATP Challenger doubles titles.
He made his Indian Davis Cup Team debut at the 2014 Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group I Tie with Chinese Taipei, where he partnered Rohan Bopanna in the Doubles He won both his doubles and Singles match as India successfully defeated Chinese Taipei 5-0.
Myneni win his first ever challenger title at the SBI Challenger where he partnered Sanam Singh. They defeated compatriots Divij Sharan and Vishnu Vardhan 6-3, 3-6, [10-4] in an all Indian final. Coincidentally both the pair in the finals entered the draw as a wildcards. A week later they won the Delhi Challenger where they upset top seeds Purav Raja and Divij Sharan 7-6(7-4),1-6,[10-4] in the 1st round and then 2nd seeds in the final to capture the title.
At 2014 Incheon Asian Games he partnered with Sania Mirza to capture the mixed doubles Gold. He also won the Silver medal in men's doubles at same event where he partnered alongside Sanam Singh.
Myneni won his 1st ever singles challenger title at the Indore Challenger where he upset top seed Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-3, 6-7(4-7), 6-3 in the final to capture his 1st singles challenger title. He and Sanam Singh then won the KPIT MSLTA Challenger where they again defeated Sanchai Ratiwatana and Sonchat Ratiwatana of Thailand 6-3, 6-2. In the singles of the same tournament, he defeated players with much higher ranks namely Fabrice Martin, Hiroki Moriya and Aleksandr Nedovyesov respectively all in straight sets but lost to the eventual champion Y?ichi Sugita in straight sets in semis.
Saketh entered only two tournaments in 2020 and played only seven professional matches. The first tournament was Maharashtra Open where he entered singles qualifying draw as a wildcard and lost to Nikola Milojevi? in straight sets. The second tournament was Bengaluru Challenger where he reached third round in singles after defeating Russians Aslan Karatsev and Evgeny Donskoy in straight sets but lost to ninth seeded Thomas Fabbiano. In Doubles, he partnered Matt Reid and upset top seeds Hsieh Cheng-peng and Denys Molchanov before retiring in semi-finals against eventual champions Purav Raja and Ramkumar Ramanathan.
After the COVID-19 pandemic had shut down tennis in March, Myneni decided to remain inactive for the rest of 2020 even when tennis came back in August.
|Win||1-0||Oct 2014||Indore, India||Challenger||Hard||Aleksandr Nedovyesov||6-3, 6-7(4-7)), 6-3|
|Win||2-0||Oct 2015||Vietnam Open, Vietnam||Challenger||Hard||Jordan Thompson||7-5, 6-3|
|Loss||2-1||Oct 2015||A?r?, Turkey||Challenger||Hard||Farrukh Dustov||4-6, 4-6|
|Loss||2-2||Feb 2016||New Delhi, India||Challenger||Hard||Stephane Robert||3-6, 0-6|
|Loss||2-3||Nov 2018||Bengalore, India||Challenger||Hard||Prajnesh Gunneswaran||2-6, 2-6|
|Win||1-0||Feb 2014||Kolkata, India||Challenger||Hard||Sanam Singh|| Divij Sharan
|6-3, 3-6, [10-4]|
|Win||2-0||Feb 2014||New Delhi, India||Challenger||Hard||Sanam Singh|| Sanchai Ratiwatana
|Win||3-0||Oct 2014||Pune, India||Challenger||Hard||Sanam Singh|| Sanchai Ratiwatana
|Win||4-0||Sep 2015||?zmir, Turkey||Challenger||Hard||Divij Sharan|| Malek Jaziri
|7-6(7-5), 4-6, 0-0 (ret)|
|Win||5-0||Oct 2015||Bangalore, India||Challenger||Hard||Sanam Singh|| John Paul Fruttero
Vijay Sundar Prashanth
|5-7, 6-4, [10-2]|
|Loss||5-1||Feb 2016||New Delhi, India||Challenger||Hard||Sanam Singh|| Yuki Bhambri
|3-6, 6-4, [5-10]|
|Loss||5-2||Mar 2016||Shenzhen, China||Challenger||Hard||Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan|| Luke Saville
|6-3, 4-6, [10-12]|
|Win||6-2||Apr 2016||Nanjing, China||Challenger||Hard||Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan|| Denys Molchanov
|Loss||6-3||Aug 2016||Granby, Canada||Challenger||Hard||Sanam Singh|| Guilherme Clezar
|6-3, 1-6, [10-12]|
|Loss||6-4||Apr 2018||Taipei, Taiwan||Challenger||Carpet(i)||Prajnesh Gunneswaran|| Matthew Ebden
|4-6, 7-5, [6-10]|
|Loss||6-5||Jun 2018||Fergana, Uzbekistan||Challenger||Hard||Vijay Sundar Prashanth|| Ivan Gakhov
|Win||7-5||Jul 2019||Chengdu, China||Challenger||Hard||Arjun Kadhe|| Nam Ji-sung
|6-3, 0-6, [10-6]|
|Loss||7-6||Nov 2019||Pune, India||Challenger||Hard||Arjun Kadhe|| Purav Raja
|Win||8-6||Feb 2022||Bangalore, India||Challenger||Hard||Ramkumar Ramanathan|| Hugo Grenier
|Loss||8-7||Feb 2022||Bangalore, India||Challenger||Hard||Ramkumar Ramanathan|| Alexander Erler
|3-6, 7-6(7-4), [7-10]|
|Win||9-7||Apr 2022||Salinas, Ecuador||Challenger||Hard||Yuki Bhambri|| JC Aragone
|4-6, 6-3, [10-7]|
|Win||10-7||May 2022||Prost?jov, Czech Republic||Challenger||Clay||Yuki Bhambri|| Roman Jebavý
|Win||11-7||Jul 2022||Porto, Portugal||Challenger||Hard||Yuki Bhambri|| Nuno Borges
|6-4, 3-6, [10-6]|
|Win||12-7||Aug 2022||Lexington, USA||Challenger||Hard||Yuki Bhambri|| Gijs Brouwer
|3-6, 6-4, [10-8]|
|Silver||0-1||29 September 2014||2014 Asian Games||Asian Games||Hard||Sanam Singh|| Hyeon Chung
|Gold||1-1||29 September 2014||2014 Asian Games||Asian Games||Hard||Sania Mirza|| Peng Hsien-yin
|Silver||0-1||12 February 2016||2016 South Asian Games||South Asian Games||Hard||Ramkumar Ramanathan||5-7, 2-6|
|Silver||0-2||9 December 2019||2019 South Asian Games||South Asian Games||Hard||Manish Sureshkumar||4-6, 6-7(6-7)|
|Gold||1-0||8 December 2019||2019 South Asian Games||South Asian Games||Hard||Vishnu Vardhan|| Sriram Balaji