Sai Kartik Nakireddi
Sai  Kartik Nakireddi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

High School:
Bethany

Last College:
National Institute of Open School

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 150

Experience:
4th


07/16/2014

Fifty Bulldogs Selected as Mountain West Scholar-Athletes

Fresno State's soccer and volleyball soccer squads led the way with six and five honors, respectively.

07/10/2014

`Dogs Awarded ITA Academic Honors

Five women and two men named ITA Scholar-Athletes

07/10/2014

`Dogs Awarded ITA Academic Honors

Five women and two men named ITA Scholar-Athletes

07/08/2014

'Dogs Cap Season With 129 Combined Academic All-MW Honors

Two of the department's 12 winter and spring sports - baseball and women's swimming and diving - scored 17 selections each.

07/08/2014

Fifty Bulldogs Selected as Mountain West Scholar-Athletes

Fresno State's soccer and volleyball soccer squads led the way with six and five honors, respectively.

11/10/2014

2014 Men's Tennis Fall Practice Images

Photos taken on Oct. 21, 2014 by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.

04/24/2014

2014 Mountain West Men's Tennis Championship

April 24, 2014: No. 5 seed Fresno State faced No. 4 seed Nevada in the quarterfinals of the MW Championship.

01/16/2014

Men's Tennis - Fall 2013

Men's Tennis (Fall 2013) - Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2013.

Kartik Last updated on May 26, 2015

2014-15 (Senior): Appeared in all 26 dual matches during his final season as a Bulldog ... posted a 7-10 record in singles play in 22 matches ... played primarily at the No. 1 and 2 positions ... defeated Co-Mountain West Player of the Year Moez Chargui of Nevada in his last match at home, 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (8-6), on April 18 ... held a 15-8 doubles record ... went 14-6 in doubles play with Nikolas Papic as the duo had a 9-2 record in the No. 3 spot ... the two went on a five-match win streak after teaming for the first time up on Feb. 14.

2013-14 (Junior): Named to the 2014 All-Mountain West Singles Team ... competed in all 23 dual matches ... led the Bulldogs in singles with an 8-5 dual record at the No. 1 spot ... finished the spring season with a 13-8 singles dual mark and a 20-13 overall singles record on the year ... went 14-18 in doubles play on the year ... in doubles recorded a 8-12 record in dual matches and 6-6 in tournament play ... went on a five-match win streak from March 15 to April 6, which was highlight by conference wins over Air Force and Boise State's No. 60 Andy Bettles in straight sets (7-5,6-4).

2012-13 (Sophomore): Named to the 2013 Spring Academic All-Mountain West team ... earned the Bulldogs Hardest Worker award at the team's banquet ... competed in all 24 dual matches ... went 10-12 in singles on the year and 7-14 in dual matches mostly in the top half of the lineup ... won a tight three-set match at No. 3 over Georgia Tech's Eduardo Segura in the upset victory over the Yellow Jackets ... won three straight matches against Rice, Hawai'i and Purdue ... picked up a Mountain West victory versus Nevada's Quentin Mege 6-3, 7-5 ... in doubles recorded a 11-21 overall and 6-15 dual match record.

2011-12 (Freshman): Competed 14 dual matches, contributing to the Bulldogs' advancement in ITA team rankings to No. 14, second consecutive WAC Championship title and NCAA Tournament appearance ... went 6-6 overall and 4-2 on the season in singles at the No. 6 spot ... went 6-6 overall and 6-9 on the season in doubles at the No. 3 spot.

Prior to Fresno State: Represented India in the World Juniors and Junior Davis Cup at Mexico ... was ranked No. 1 in India in Under 11s and Under 14s ... won nationals in Under 14s and Under 16s ... played in the Australian Open, US Open and Wimbledon.

Personal: Parents are N. Kalpana and N. Naidu ... has one brother, Vamsi ... hobbies include soccer, cricket and video games... lists favorite athlete as Bjon Borg for his calmness on the court and Lance Armstrong for the way he fought cancer and came back ... biggest athletic thrill was playing at Wimbledon ... admires parents because they support and encourage him ... chose Fresno State because of the tennis program and the weather in California.

Career Singles Statistics

Year Overall Dual Tourn
2011-12 6-6 4-2 2-4
2012-13 10-21 7-14 3-7
2013-14 20-13 13-8 7-5
2014-15 10-16 7-10 3-6
Totals 46-56 31-34 15-22


Career Doubles Statistics

Year Overall Dual Tourn
2011-12 6-9 6-8 0-1
2012-13 11-21 6-15 5-6
2013-14 14-18 8-12 6-6
2014-15 17-10 15-8 2-2
Totals 48-58 35-43 13-15

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