Sriram Balaji
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Sriram Balaji

Sriram Balaji N
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Full nameSriram Balaji Narayanaswamy
Country (sports) India
ResidenceCoimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Born (1990-03-18) 18 March 1990 (age 32)
Coimbatore, India
Height182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two handed-backhand)
Prize money$236,592
Singles
Career record0-1 (0% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 287 (19 June 2017)
Current rankingNo. 922 (31 January 2022)
Doubles
Career record6-14 (30.0% in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 96 (23 July 2018)
Current rankingNo. 170 (31 January 2022)
Grand Slam doubles results
Wimbledon2R (2018)
Last updated on: 22 March 2020.

Sriram Balaji (born 18 March 1990) is an Indian professional tennis player. Balaji has a career high ATP singles ranking of 287, achieved on 19 June 2017. He is currently a member of the Indian Davis Cup team. Played his debut Davis cup partnering Rohan Bopanna in March 2017 making India win 3-0 and enter into Davis Cup World Play off.

Balaji started playing tennis at age 9. He also has a career high ATP doubles ranking of 96. Balaji has won a total of 9 ITF singles titles on the futures circuit as well as 43 doubles ITF Futures and 6 Challenger doubles titles on the circuit.

Personal life

Sriram was born to Narayanaswamy and Jayanthi Narayanaswamy in Coimbatore. He started playing tennis at the age of Nine years. He succeeded his schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya and PERKS Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Coimbatore. He started his tennis career at PERKS Tennis Academy, Coimbatore. He is currently getting trained at Schüttler-Waske Tennis University in Germany. His hobbies are swimming and reading books. His favorite tennis player is Roger Federer. Balaji is presently a Junior Officer in the Indian Army. The Army has supported his sports endeavours.

Junior career

  • Represented India for the Nike International Masters Tennis Tournament held at Sun City, South Africa during November 2002 and Won Three Countries and obtained ninth position in the Team event.
  • Ranked No.1 in National Level Competition Under 14 age Category during April - September 2004.
  • Represented India for the Asia/Oceania Qualifying, World Junior Tennis Competition held at Melbourne, Australia during MAY 10 - 15, 2004. 16 Countries participated and obtained 11th Position in Team event.
  • Represented India for Junior Davis Cup Tournament held at Kuching, Malaysia during April 2006.
  • Participated in 15th Asian Games, Youth Camp during 28 November to 9 December 2006 held at Doha, Qatar.

Aircel Chennai Open

Balaji made his ATP main draw debut at the 2012 Aircel Chennai Open in the doubles event, partnering Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan. The wildcard pairing put up a good fight, but lost to the second seeds Scott Lipsky and Rajeev Ram 5-7, 4-6.

At the 2014 Aircel Chennai Open, Balaji was given a wildcard into the doubles event with Ramkumar Ramanathan. The Indian pair defeated Lipsky and Ram, who Balaji had lost to in 2012, 7-5, 6-3. In the quarterfinals the pair lost to Croatian-duo Marin Draganja and Mate Pavi?, 3-6, 3-6.

Balaji has joined Mumbai Tennis Masters team for Champions Tennis League India.[1]

Challenger and Futures finals

Singles: 23 (9-14)

Legend (singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0-0)
ITF Futures Tour (9-14)
Titles by surface
Hard (7-9)
Clay (2-5)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Dec 2011 India F12, Kolkata Futures Clay India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 2-6, 1-6
Loss 0-2 Feb 2012 India F1, Chandigarh Futures Hard India Sanam Singh 5-7, 3-6
Win 1-2 May 2012 India F6, Chennai Futures Clay Switzerland Joss Espasandin 6-3, 6-4
Loss 1-3 Jun 2012 India F8, Mysore Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan 6-7(7-9), 3-6
Win 2-3 Aug 2012 Iran F1, Esfahan Futures Clay India Vijay Sundar Prashanth 6-3, 6-2
Loss 2-4 Dec 2012 India F15, Davanagere Futures Hard India Sanam Singh 2-6, 6-7(4-7)
Win 3-4 Jun 2013 India F7, Chennai Futures Hard India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 6-7(6-8), 6-4, 6-0
Loss 3-5 Nov 2013 India F9, Delhi Futures Hard India Yuki Bhambri 2-6, 2-6
Win 4-5 Nov 2013 India F10, Bhopal Futures Hard South Korea Na Jung-woong 7-5, 7-5
Loss 4-6 Mar 2014 India F4, Trichy Futures Clay Spain Enrique López Pérez 4-6, 4-6
Win 5-6 Aug 2014 Kazakhstan F11, Astana Futures Hard Chinese Taipei Huang Liang-chi 6-3, 6-2
Loss 5-7 Aug 2014 Chinese Taipei F2, Kaohsiung Futures Hard Russia Karen Khachanov 7-6(7-4), 4-6, 3-6
Loss 5-8 Nov 2014 India F6, Kolkata Futures Clay India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan 3-6, 4-6
Win 6-8 Nov 2014 India F8, Gwalior Futures Hard India Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash 6-3, 6-7(4-7), 6-3
Win 7-8 Sep 2016 Thailand F2, Hua Hin Futures Hard South Korea Hong Seong-chan 6-4, 7-6(7-3)
Loss 7-9 Sep 2016 India F4, Chennai Futures Clay India Prajnesh Gunneswaran 6-3, 5-7, 6-7(3-7)
Loss 7-10 Sep 2016 India F5, Chennai Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan 4-6, 3-6
Loss 7-11 Feb 2017 India F1, Chandigarh Futures Hard India Yuki Bhambri 2-6, 2-6
Win 8-11 Feb 2017 India F2, Jorhat Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan 6-2, 7-6(7-1)
Loss 8-12 Mar 2017 India F4, Bhilai Futures Hard India Prajnesh Gunneswaran 4-6, 2-6
Win 9-12 Mar 2017 India F5, Bangalore Futures Hard India Prajnesh Gunneswaran 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
Loss 9-13 Mar 2017 India F6, Trivandrum Futures Clay India Prajnesh Gunneswaran 5-7, 3-6
Loss 9-14 Jun 2017 Uzbekistan F3, Andijan Futures Hard Uzbekistan Sanjar Fayziev 3-6, 3-6

Doubles: 84 (52-32)

Legend (doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (9-7)
ITF Futures Tour (43-25)
Titles by surface
Hard (41-20)
Clay (11-12)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 2007 India F6, Chennai Futures Clay India Vijay Sundar Prashanth India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
India Vivek Shokeen
5-7, 4-6
Win 1-1 Apr 2009 India F3, New Delhi Futures Hard India Ashutosh Singh Japan Yuichi Ito
South Africa Raven Klaasen
7-6(7-1), 7-6(9-7)
Loss 1-2 Apr 2010 India F3, Vijayawada Futures Hard India Vignesh Peranamallur India Divij Sharan
India Vishnu Vardhan
6-2, 3-6, [3-10]
Win 2-2 Nov 2010 Thailand F5, Nonthaburi Futures Hard India Vijayant Malik China Gao Peng
China Gao Wan
6-3, 7-6(9-7)
Loss 2-3 Mar 2011 India F2, Kolkata Futures Clay India Ashutosh Singh India Divij Sharan
India Vishnu Vardhan
6-7(1-7), 6-7(5-7)
Loss 2-4 Nov 2011 India F12, New Delhi Futures Hard India Vijayant Malik India Karan Rastogi
India Vishnu Vardhan
1-6, 3-6
Win 3-4 Dec 2011 India F12, Kolkata Futures Clay India Vinayak Sharma Kaza India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
India Vijay Sundar Prashanth
6-3, 4-6, [10-3]
Win 4-4 Mar 2012 India F2, Bhopal Futures Hard India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan India Vijay Sundar Prashanth
India Arun-Prakash Rajagopalan
7-6(7-5), 3-6, [10-6]
Win 5-4 Apr 2012 Vietnam F1, Ho Chi Minh City Futures Hard India Rohan Gajjar Australia Dane Propoggia
New Zealand Jose Statham
6-3, 6-4
Win 6-4 Apr 2012 India F5, Madurai Futures Clay India Vignesh Peranamallur Portugal André Gaspar Murta
Italy Matthieu Viérin
7-6(7-4), 7-6(7-5)
Win 7-4 Jun 2012 India F7, Mandya Futures Hard India Arun-Prakash Rajagopalan India Saketh Myneni
China Ouyang Bowen
7-5, 6-1
Win 8-4 Jun 2012 India F8, Mysore Futures Hard India Arun-Prakash Rajagopalan India Kunal Anand
India Ajai Selvaraj
3-6, 6-1, [10-6]
Loss 8-5 Jun 2012 India F9, Bangalore Futures Hard India Arun-Prakash Rajagopalan India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan
6-4, 3-6, [7-10]
Win 9-5 Jul 2012 Germany F7, Römerberg Futures Clay India Vijay Sundar Prashanth Austria Lukas Jastraunig
Austria Marc Rath
7-5, 6-4
Loss 9-6 Aug 2012 Iran F1, Esfahan Futures Clay India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan Czech Republic Roman Jebavý
Czech Republic Michal Schmid
4-6, 4-6
Win 10-6 Sep 2012 Iran F2, Esfahan Futures Clay India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan Uzbekistan Sarvar Ikramov
Uzbekistan Sergey Shipilov
6-1, 6-1
Loss 10-7 Oct 2012 India F13, Mumbai Futures Hard India Arun-Prakash Rajagopalan India Saketh Myneni
India Purav Raja
0-6, 6-4, [8-10]
Loss 10-8 Nov 2012 India F14, Pune Futures Hard India Arun-Prakash Rajagopalan India Saketh Myneni
India Purav Raja
5-7, 7-6(7-3), [5-10]
Win 11-8 Dec 2012 India F15, Davanagere Futures Hard India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan India Vijay Sundar Prashanth
India Arun-Prakash Rajagopalan
6-7(4-7), 6-4, [10-1]
Loss 11-9 Mar 2013 India F1, Chennai Futures Clay India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan Japan Arata Onozawa
India Arun-Prakash Rajagopalan
4-6, 6-0, [7-10]
Win 12-9 May 2013 India F4, Chandigarh Futures Hard India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan India Arun-Prakash Rajagopalan
India Vishnu Vardhan
6-3, 6-4
Loss 12-10 May 2013 India F5, Rohtak Futures Hard India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan India Saketh Myneni
India Arun-Prakash Rajagopalan
4-6, 3-6
Win 13-10 Jun 2013 India F6, Chennai Futures Hard India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan Japan Toshihide Matsui
Japan Bumpei Sato
6-1, 6-4
Win 14-10 Jun 2013 India F7, Chennai Futures Hard India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan South Africa Keith-Patrick Crowley
India Arun-Prakash Rajagopalan
6-2, 6-7(6-8), [10-5]
Win 15-10 Aug 2013 China F6, Zhangjiagang Futures Hard India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan South Korea Lim Yong-kyu
Japan Toshihide Matsui
7-5, 7-6(7-4)
Win 16-10 Aug 2013 China F7, Tianjin Futures Hard India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan South Korea Chung Hyeon
South Korea Nam Ji-sung
6-3, 6-2
Loss 16-11 Sep 2013 Egypt F22, Sharm El Sheikh Futures Clay India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan Ecuador Sebastián Rivera
Chile Ricardo Urzúa Rivera
4-6, 6-7(4-7)
Loss 16-12 Sep 2013 Egypt F23, Sharm El Sheikh Futures Clay India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan Colombia Cristian Rodríguez
Chile Ricardo Urzúa Rivera
5-7, 1-6
Win 17-12 Sep 2013 Egypt F24, Sharm El Sheikh Futures Clay India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan Egypt Karim Hossam
Egypt Karim-Mohamed Maamoun
6-4, 7-6(12-10)
Loss 17-13 Oct 2013 Germany F19, Essen Futures Hard (i) Serbia Miki Jankovi? Germany Andreas Mies
Germany Oscar Otte
w/o
Win 18-13 Nov 2013 India F9, Delhi Futures Hard India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan India Ramkumar Ramanathan
India Ashwin Vijayragavan
7-6(7-3), 6-3
Win 19-13 Nov 2013 India F11, Raipur Futures Hard India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan India Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash
India Ramkumar Ramanathan
6-1, 6-3
Loss 19-14 Feb 2014 Chennai, India Challenger Hard Slovenia Bla? Rola India Yuki Bhambri
New Zealand Michael Venus
4-6, 6-7(3-7)
Win 20-14 Feb 2014 India F1, Chandigarh Futures Hard India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan India Vivek Shokeen
India Sanam Singh
6-4, 6-4
Loss 20-15 Mar 2014 India F2, Bhimavaram Futures Hard India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan India Saketh Myneni
India Sanam Singh
6-7(5-7), 3-6
Loss 20-16 Mar 2014 India F3, Chennai Futures Clay India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
India Vishnu Vardhan
6-7(1-7), 3-6
Loss 20-17 Mar 2014 India F5, Madurai Futures Clay India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan Italy Giorgio Portaluri
Sweden Lucas Renard
4-6, 2-6
Win 21-17 Apr 2014 Uzbekistan F2, Namangan Futures Hard India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan Poland Piotr Gadomski
India Vishnu Vardhan
6-3, 6-1
Win 22-17 Aug 2014 Kazakhstan F10, Astana Futures Hard India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan Chinese Taipei Huang Liang-chi
Russia Denis Matsukevitch
6-2, 6-4
Loss 22-18 Aug 2014 Kazakhstan F11, Astana Futures Hard India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan Chinese Taipei Chen Ti
Russia Denis Matsukevitch
2-6, 3-6
Win 23-18 Sep 2014 Sweden F4, Danderyd Futures Hard (i) Sweden Patrik Rosenholm Sweden Jacob Adaktusson
Sweden Tobias Blomgren
6-4, 6-4
Loss 23-19 Sep 2014 Sweden F5, Falun Futures Hard (i) Sweden Patrik Rosenholm United Kingdom Lewis Burton
United Kingdom Edward Corrie
6-7(1-7), 1-6
Win 24-19 Nov 2014 India F6, Kolkata Futures Clay India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan India Vijay Sundar Prashanth
India Vishnu Vardhan
6-4, 6-2
Win 25-19 Dec 2014 Qatar F5, Doha Futures Hard India Ramkumar Ramanathan Republic of Ireland Sam Barry
Austria Maximilian Neuchrist
6-3, 6-4
Win 26-19 Mar 2015 India F2, Bhimavaram Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan India Ramkumar Ramanathan
India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan
6-7(5-7), 6-3, [10-6]
Loss 26-20 Mar 2015 India F4, Chennai Futures Clay India Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan India Chandril Sood
India Lakshit Sood
6-4, 5-7, [13-15]
Win 27-20 Jun 2015 India F9, Hyderabad Futures Hard (i) India Vishnu Vardhan India Bhavesh Gour
India Sidharth Rawat
6-3, 6-0
Win 28-20 Jun 2015 India F10, Hyderabad Futures Hard (i) India Vishnu Vardhan France Antoine Escoffier
France Hugo Grenier
6-4, 6-2
Win 29-20 Jul 2015 China F10, Xi'an Futures Hard China Li Zhe China Bai Yan
Chinese Taipei Chen Ti
4-6, 7-6(7-2), [13-11]
Loss 29-21 Jul 2015 China F11, Xi'an Futures Hard China Li Zhe China Bai Yan
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng
7-6(7-4), 3-6, [7-10]
Win 30-21 Nov 2015 India F16, Gwalior Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan Chinese Taipei Hung Jui-chen
India Ramkumar Ramanathan
6-4, 7-6(7-5)
Loss 30-22 Apr 2016 China F4, Zhangjiagang Futures Hard Japan Shuichi Sekiguchi Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng
Chinese Taipei Peng Hsien-yin
6-7(4-7), 3-6
Win 31-22 Apr 2016 India F1, Chandigarh Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan Japan Yuichi Ito
Japan Sho Katayama
6-1, 6-4
Win 32-22 May 2016 India F3, Jassowal Futures Hard India Vijay Sundar Prashanth United States John Lamble
Portugal Bernardo Saraiva
6-3, 6-3
Win 33-22 May 2016 Uzbekistan F3, Andijan Futures Hard Russia Markos Kalovelonis Kazakhstan Roman Khassanov
Russia Vitaly Kozyukov
6-3, 6-4
Loss 33-23 Aug 2016 Indonesia F1, Jakarta Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan Chinese Taipei Huang Liang-chi
China Wang Aoran
3-6, 6-4, [10-12]
Win 34-23 Sep 2016 Thailand F2, Hua Hin Futures Hard India Vijay Sundar Prashanth Thailand Pruchya Isaro
Japan Ken Onishi
6-2, 6-2
Win 35-23 Sep 2016 India F4, Chennai Futures Clay India Vijay Sundar Prashanth India Kunal Anand
India Anvit Bendre
7-6(7-2), 6-1
Win 36-23 Sep 2016 India F5, Chennai Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan India Kunal Anand
India Anvit Bendre
6-3, 6-4
Win 37-23 Sep 2016 India F6, Coimbatore Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan India Anvit Bendre
India Vijay Sundar Prashanth
6-3, 6-1
Loss 37-24 Nov 2016 Australia F10, Blacktown Futures Hard India Sanam Singh Australia Steven de Waard
United States Jarmere Jenkins
4-6, 2-6
Win 38-24 Feb 2017 India F2, Jorhat Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan India Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash
India Vijay Sundar Prashanth
7-6(7-5), 4-6, [10-6]
Win 39-24 Mar 2017 India F3, Guwahati Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan India Vijay Sundar Prashanth
India Sanam Singh
6-3, 3-6, [10-6]
Win 40-24 Mar 2017 India F4, Bhilai Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan United States Alexander Centenari
Germany Sami Reinwein
6-2, 6-4
Loss 40-25 Mar 2017 India F5, Bangalore Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan India Chandril Sood
India Lakshit Sood
6-2, 4-6, [6-10]
Win 41-25 Mar 2017 India F6, Trivandrum Futures Clay India Vishnu Vardhan Chinese Taipei Hung Jui-chen
Hong Kong Wong Hong-kit
6-3, 7-5
Win 42-25 Apr 2017 Uzbekistan F1, Bukhara Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan Belarus Sergey Betov
Ukraine Vladyslav Manafov
6-4, 7-5
Loss 42-26 Apr 2017 Uzbekistan F2, Karshi Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan Uzbekistan Sanjar Fayziev
Kazakhstan Timur Khabibulin
6-7(3-7), 3-6
Win 43-26 Jun 2017 Uzbekistan F3, Andijan Futures Hard India Vishnu Vardhan Ukraine Vladyslav Manafov
Russia Denis Matsukevitch
6-3, 6-2
Win 44-26 Jun 2017 Fergana, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard India Vishnu Vardhan Japan Yuya Kibi
Japan Shuichi Sekiguchi
6-3, 6-3
Loss 44-27 Jul 2017 Båstad, Sweden Challenger Clay India Vijay Sundar Prashanth Turkey Tuna Altuna
Czech Republic Václav ?afránek
1-6, 4-6
Win 45-27 Aug 2017 Chengdu, China, P.R. Challenger Hard India Vishnu Vardhan Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng
Chinese Taipei Peng Hsien-yin
6-3, 6-4
Loss 45-28 Aug 2017 Jinan, China, P.R. Challenger Hard India Vishnu Vardhan Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng
Chinese Taipei Peng Hsien-yin
6-4, 4-6, [4-10]
Win 46-28 Nov 2017 Shenzhen, China, P.R. Challenger Hard India Vishnu Vardhan United States Austin Krajicek
United States Jackson Withrow
7-6(7-3), 7-6(7-3)
Win 47-28 Feb 2018 Chennai, India Challenger Hard India Vishnu Vardhan Turkey Cem ?lkel
Serbia Danilo Petrovi?
7-6(7-5), 5-7, [10-5]
Win 48-28 May 2018 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Challenger Clay India Vishnu Vardhan Russia Mikhail Elgin
Uzbekistan Denis Istomin
w/o
Loss 48-29 Jul 2018 Braunschweig, Germany Challenger Clay India Vishnu Vardhan Mexico Santiago González
Netherlands Wesley Koolhof
3-6, 3-6
Loss 48-30 Nov 2018 Shenzhen, China, P.R. Challenger Hard India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng
Indonesia Christopher Rungkat
4-6, 2-6
Loss 48-31 Mar 2019 Zhangjiagang, China, P.R. Challenger Hard Mexico Hans Hach Australia Max Purcell
Australia Luke Saville
2-6, 6-7(5-7)
Win 49-31 Apr 2019 Taipei, Chinese Taipei Challenger Hard (i) Israel Jonathan Erlich Netherlands Sander Arends
Austria Tristan-Samuel Weissborn
6-3, 6-2
Loss 49-32 Sep 2020 Prost?jov, Czech Republic Challenger Clay India Divij Sharan Czech Republic Zden?k Kolá?
Czech Republic Luká? Rosol
2-6, 6-2, [6-10]
Win 50-32 Sep 2021 Cassis, France Challenger Hard India Ramkumar Ramanathan Mexico Hans Hach Verdugo
Mexico Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
6-4, 3-6, [10-6]
Win 51-32 Jun 2022 Bratislava, Slovakia Challenger Clay India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan Ukraine Vladyslav Manafov
Ukraine Oleg Prihodko
7-6(8-6), 6-4
Win 52-32 Jun 2022 Blois, France Challenger Clay India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan Monaco Romain Arneodo
France Jonathan Eysseric
6-4, 6-7(3-7), [10-7]

References

  1. ^ "Mumbai Tennis Masters team squad Champions Tennis League India". 16 November 2014.

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