Krishananth Balakrishnan

  • Age26
  • Born20 February 1990
  • LivesConcord, New South Wales
  • Height173 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAkos Pandurics and Noel Callaghan
  • Pro Since2008

On court

  • first tennis racquet was a wooden spoon that he picked up when he was four years old and used to bat around a tennis ball
  • tennis hero is Andre Agassi for his playing style and on-court conduct; has a similar style to the American legend with an aggressive baseline game and counter-punching technique
  • favourite tennis tournament is Wimbledon

Off court

  • known as Kris to his family and friends
  • son of Bala, an IT manager, and Yogana, a stay-at-home mum; has two older siblings, Janar and Aba
  • enjoys swimming, cycling, listening to music, playing chess, completing Sudoku puzzles and watching TV
  • favourite food is pizza and Subway


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