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For almost two decades, Vijay Amritraj was one of the most famous tennis players in the world, and was the top tennis player in Asia for 14 straight years. In recent years, Vijay has become a leading tennis commentator for Fox Sports in the US and STAR-TV in Asia. His California-based company, First Serve Entertainment, is one of the leading ...
Vijay Amritraj (born 14 December 1953) is an Indian sports commentator, actor and retired professional tennis player from Madras. He was awarded the Padma Shri, India 's 4th highest civilian honour, in 1983. Vijay Amritraj partnering brother Anand at 2000 Wimbledon Championships.
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Vijay Amritraj is a retired professional tennis player from India. Having achieved plenty of success in singles during the 70s and 80s, Amritraj is now a well-known tennis commentator.
Tennis player. Vijay Amritraj, born on December 14, 1953, kept the Indian flag flying high, with his notable performances at the international tennis circuit. Amritraj,is married to Shyamala, a Sri Lankan Tamilian. The couple has two sons - Prakash Amritraj and Vikram Amritraj.
Vijay was born in Chennai, India to Maggie Dhairyam and Robert Amritraj. He and his brothers, Anand Amritraj and Ashok Amritraj, were among the first Indians to play in top-flight international tour tennis. Amritraj lives in California with wife Shyamala, who is Sri Lankan Tamil, and sons Prakash Amritraj and Vikram. He is a Christian Nadar.
Vijay Amritraj soon realized something wasn't right. Shirtly after the Adria Tour event in Belgrade kicked off, 17-time Grand Slam champion Djokovic started receiving criticism. The criticism got...
Vijay was played by Vijay Amritraj, who was a professional tennis player. His character not only shares the same first name, but he is also the tennis pro at Kamal Khan's club, and he uses his tennis racket as a weapon during the auto rickshaw chase (accompanied by the sound of a tennis ball being hit and scenes of onlookers turning their heads left and right as if they are watching a tennis match).
Vijay Amritraj emerged as one of the leading Indian tennis players in the 70s and 80s. Post Ramanathan Krishnan’s retirement, the torch of Indian tennis passed on to Vijay Amritraj . Vijay Amritraj reached four Grand Slam singles quarter-finals – twice at Wimbledon (1973 and 1981) and twice at the US Open (1973 and 1974).
He played 2 years of college tennis for the University of Southern California. Professional career. In 2007, Amritraj won three straight ITF Pro Circuit tournaments in India, beating Karan Rastogi in all three finals. On July 14, 2008 Amritraj played in his first ATP Tour final, losing to Fabrice Santoro from France in straight sets.