Jacob MALIEKAL
RSA

Jacob MALIEKAL

World Ranking
World Tour Ranking
Career Wins 177 MS + MD + XD
Age 27 01/01/1991
Plays Right Handed

Stats

Place of Birth: Mthata, South Africa

Height: 172.00cm

Current Residence: Shenzhen, China

Language(s): English, Afrikaans, Xhosa

International Debut: 2009

Professional Since: In 2007, I competed in a few national tournaments and made the National Junior Team.

National Team Member: 2009

Q & A

Any previous Olympics Games competed in and results?
"n/a"

When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"Year 2000 in East London, South Africa. I used to play as it was a family sport but I never took it seriously as it was not popular. I used to go and play a bit with my parents until 2007 where I played a few national tournaments and did quite well so I started training and it got better from there."

Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"Kawasaki Nazar"

Memorable sporting achievements?
"2011 and 2014 All AfricaGames Men's singles gold medal"

Sporting ambitions?
"Olympic Games RIO 2016"

Performance Data

CAREER SINGLES

PERIOD PLAYED WON LOST BALANCE EARNINGS
ALL 242 158 84 +74 3,045
2018 0 0 0 0 0

CAREER DOUBLES

PERIOD PLAYED WON LOST BALANCE EARNINGS
ALL 27 15 12 +3 0
2018 0 0 0 0 0

CAREER MIXED

PERIOD PLAYED WON LOST BALANCE EARNINGS
ALL 8 4 4 0 0
2018 0 0 0 0 0