Panu Virtanen

Height 6'2''
Class Senior
Hometown Helsinki, Finland
High school Pohjois

2018 • Junior
• 19-17 season singles record
• Four match win streak
• Eleven dual match victories
• Clinched SEC Tournament match over Kentucky
• SEC Academic Honor Roll

2017-18 •  Sophomore
• SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Eight dual match doubles victories
• Three tandems wins came over SEC opponents (SC, A&M, UK)
• Defeated Tulane’s 50th ranked tandem 6-4 for the pairs first ranked victory

2016-17 • Freshman
• Picked up 16 wins in singles play
• Three dual victories
• Earned a 2-2 record in singles play at the No. 4 spot in the lineup
• Teamed up with Baker Newman to post a 4-4 record in No. 2 doubles play.

The Virtanen File
• Son of Pasi Virtanen and Paula Helisten
• Three siblings; Otto, Else and Ida
• Father was a professional tennis player
• Began playing tennis at the age of five
• Names Gael Monfils as his favorite tennis player
• Favorite sports team is Real Madrid
• Decided to attend Vanderbilt for its great academics and athletics