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Happy Birthday : Ramesh Krishnan [ 05 June ]

05 June 2012 :: Ramesh Krishnan was born on 5th of June 1961. He is a tennis coach and former professional tennis player from India. As a junior player in the late-1970s, he won the boy’s singles titles at both Wimbledon and the French Open. He went on to reach three Grand Slam quarter-finals in the 1980s, and was part of the Indian team which reached the final of the Davis Cup in 1987. Krishnan also beat then World No. 1, Mats Wilander, at the 1989 Australian Open. He became India’s Davis Cup captain in 2007.

Ramesh was born in Madras, India, and is the son of Ramanathan Krishnan, who was one of India’s leading tennis players in the 1960s. Ramesh emulated an achievement of his father’s by winning the Wimbledon junior title in 1979. He also won the French Open junior title that year, and was ranked the No. 1 junior player in the world.


Born               June 5, 1961 (age 50)

Birth Place     Chennai,India

Height            1.70m (5ft.7in.)

Weight             64 kg (140 lb)

Plays          Right-handed

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