Karteek has been training with coach Ramesh at the Gachibowli stadium in Hyderabad. Coach is very impressed at his fitness and the attitude and says “he has got a champion’s mindset”.
Karteek has been fortunate to receive mentorship and advice from the great Pullela Gopichand himself. Probably the reason for his unwavering faith in hard work and discipline.
Karteek also trains with seniors like Vishnuvardhan and Saketh Myneni who are currently playing on the ITF circuit. They are all praises for the talent he possesses and the hard work that he puts in.
Saketh Myneni, current Indian Davis Cupper playing on the ITF circuit is all praises for the talent Karteek possesses and the hard work that he puts in.
Adaptation of the two-handed backhand is something of a modern custom. It provides with greater power as well as stability over its one-handed version. Karteek’s backhands are strong and long.
“Focus on the ball and give it a smash” - A sure shot way to win a point.
Any sportsman needs to be fit to be successful. Tennis is no different and Karteek knows how to stay on the top of his fitness.
A backhand down the line is something the audience always enjoys.
Forehand is Karteek’s greatest strength. His semi-western grip ensures he gets a lot of topspin which is a headache for his opponents.
Adaptation of the two-handed backhand is something of a modern custom. It provides with greater power as well as stability over its one-handed version. Karteek’s backhands are strong and long.
Karteek’s serve is one of his potent weapons. His coach feels he still has to put in a little more energy to ensure he wins points on the serve.
With great power comes great points leading to great victories.
Agility on the field comes from the hours of hard work put in the fitness regimen.
Karteek trains at the Lake View Tennis academy in the outskirts of Hyderabad city under the vigilant eyes of coach Vasudev.
Under coach Ramesh, Karteek is pushed to his limits when it comes to fitness. The next day is another day and a fresh start!
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