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Hans Valaparla


Hans Paul

I, Hans Paul Manohar Valaparla a Professional Tennis Player from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India based out in Dallas, Texas, USA. I am a USPTA Certified Professional and have been actively playing professional Tennis for Twenty years in the National and International Circuits. During my undergraduation, I represented my University in various national and regional tournaments across India. Apart from Tennis, I have a Master’s Degree (Post-Graduate) in Biomedical Engineering(Biomechanics Specialization) from The University of Texas, USA. I also have 2 PATENTS filed and published on my name.

I\’ve also trained 3 players ranked in the top 1000 in the ITF Junior World Rankings.



  • Master’s in Bio-Engineering (Specialization-Biomechanics) December, 2014 University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), Texas, USA
  • Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering May, 2013 Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), India.
  • Patent: Multi-Directional Tennis Ball Rebounder for Serve & Volley Practice.

Tennis Certifications:

  • USPTA Certified.
  • Safe Sport Trained Certification.
  • First Aid/CPR/AED Certification.
  • Great Base Tennis – Building Blocks.
  • Great Base Tennis – Great Base Initiative.
  • Great Base Tennis – Practice at Home.
  • Great Base Tennis – Tennis Intelligence applied.
  • Great Base Tennis – Player Development.
  • Performance Psychology Masterclass.
  • Warrior Mindset Certification.
  • Fully Accredited Professional Sports Psychology Diploma.
  • Fully Accredited Foundation Level Kinesiology Course.
  • Tennis Nutrition Certification.
  • Deep Tissue Massage Certification.
  • Andre Agassi Elevate your Tennis game.
  • Complete Fitness Trainer Certification.
  • Internationally Accredited Diploma in Sports Nutrition.
  • Biomechanics Crash Course Certification.
  • Magnus Norman Training young players Certification.

Certifications in the process of Completion:

  • NESTA Certified Biomechanics Specialist.
  • Tennis Serve Specialist Certification.
  • Tennis Performance Specialist Certification.
  • Sports Psychology Coach Certification.
  • Sports Medicine Trainer Certification.
  • Tennis Technique Analyst Certification.
  • Tennis Match Analyst Certification.
  • Biomechanics & Movement in Tennis.
  • Sports Nutrition Specialist.
  • Strength & Sports Conditioning Specialist.

Coaching times & fees
  • Please contact Hans directly for more information on his availability and costings
  • He can be contacted directly via email on hansy29790@gmail.com
  • Or by call or message on WhatsApp – +1 210 781 9773 or +91 7330-712-779

Further information
  • Richwoods Tennis Academy, Frisco, Texas, USA.
  • TAG Tennis Training Ground, Melissa, Texas, USA.
  • TbarM Racquet Club Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • Lifetime Tennis & Fitness centre, Plano, Texas, USA.
  • Gopi Tennis Academy, Visakhapatnam, AP, India.

I am very passionate about Tennis and I am looking forward to continue playing. In the recent years, I’ve participated in numerous ITF Futures and ATP Challenger tournaments across USA gaining experience in handling tough match situations.

As a Tennis Professional, I have become well-known and respected throughout the Dallas-Fort worth metroplex. After training with some of the greatest athletes in the world, I developed my own unique and effective teaching methods. I focus on getting mind and body focused on the game and prepare players to compete against the best.

I’m highly Motivated, productive and focused team player with strong communication, interpersonal and organization skills, time management, team work, analytical and problem solving skills. Reliable and dedicated with the ability to grasp and apply new procedures quickly. Prioritize tasks and adapt readily to new challenges.


  • Ranked top 100 in India as per the All India Tennis Association Men’s National Rankings.
  • Quarter-finalist in ITF Men’s 15k Wild card Tournament (July 2019)– Norman, Oklahoma, USA.
  • Finalist – ATP Irving Tennis Classic ($150,000) Challenger Wild Card Tournament (Feb 2017) – Irving, TX.
  • Winner – The 15th Annual Marauder Spring Open (02/27/2016) – Grapevine, TX.
  • USTA Men’s Open singles ranking in Texas – 6th (Feb 2015)
  • Winner – Dallas Fall open (Men’s Open Singles) – 2014, 2015
  • Runner up – Dallas Spring open (Men’s Open Singles) – 2015
  • 2017 Area Champion – USTA Doubles League – Dallas, Texas (Nov 2016)
  • Served as Captain for Manipal University Lawn Tennis Team (2012-13).
  • Represented Manipal University Lawn Tennis Team at All India South Zone Inter University Competition (2011).
  • Silver Medal – Manipal University Inter-Collegiate Lawn Tennis Tournament, MIT, India (2011).
  • Silver Medal – Manipal University Inter-Collegiate Lawn Tennis Tournament, MIT, India (2010).
  • Bronze Medal in Lawn Tennis – Annual National Sports Festival, BITS-Pilani, India (2011).
  • Ranked 45th in India in the 2008 National Junior Lawn Tennis Rankings – All India Tennis Association (AITA).
  • Quarter-finalist in AITA Talent Series held at Patan, India (2008).
  • Quarter Finalist in the AITA Championship Series held at Bhubaneswar (2008)
  • Promising player of the Tournament, KAD TENNIS ACADEMY,Visakhapatnam, India (2007).
  • Represented Visakha Valley School in the All India South Zone Lawn Tennis Meet. (2006-2007)
  • Participated in SPREE’12, Annual National Sports Festival, BITS-Pilani, India (2012).
  • Member of the Winning Soccer Team in the Intra-Branch Sports Tournament (2012).

  • 20 years of Playing Experience.
  • 12 years of Experience in Tennis Biomechanics.
  • 10 years of Coaching Experience.
  • UTR 11

International (ITF- ATP) Tournaments Participated:

  • ITF Men’s Futures $25,000 Tournament (July 2023) – Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • ITF Men’s Futures $15,000 Tournament (September 2021) – Lubbock, Texas, USA.
  • ITF Men’s Futures $15,000 Wild card Tournament (July 2019) – Norman, Oklahoma, USA.
  • USTA Men’s $25,000 Future Wildcard Tournament (03/24/2017) – Memphis, TN.
  • ATP Irving Classic ($150,000) Challenger Wildcard (02/04/2017) – Irving, TX.
  • ITF USA F39 Futures $25,000 (11/28/2016) – Waco, TX.
  • ITF USA F35 Futures $15,000 (10/31/2016) – Birmingham, AL.
  • $5000 Men’s Open Singles & Doubles @Bay Area Racquet Club (10/20/2016) – Houston, TX.
  • ITF $25,000 Houston Cup Wildcard Tournament (09/02/2016) – Houston, TX.
  • ITF USA F25 Futures $15,000 Wildcard Tournament (07/23/2016) – Champaign, IL.
  • ITF USA F24 Futures $15,000 (07/18/2016) – Godfrey, IL.
  • US Open – Sectional Qualifying (06/22/2016) – Texas.
  • ITF USA F21 Futures $25,000 (06/20/2016) – Tulsa, OK.
  • ITF USA F13 Futures $25,000 (04/11/2016) – Little Rock, AR.
  • USTA Men’s $25,000 Future Wildcard Tournament (03/18/2016) – Memphis, TN.
  • ITF USA F4 Futures $15,000 (01/18/2016) – Sunrise, FL.
  • ITF USA F5 Futures $15,000 Wildcard Event (01/16/2016) – Weston, FL.
  • ITF USA F3 Futures $15,000 (01/11/2016) – Plantation, FL.
  • ITF USA F34 Futures $25,000 (11/23/2015) – Waco, TX.
  • US Open – Sectional Qualifying (06/22/2015) – Texas.
  • US Open – Sectional Qualifying (06/23/2014) – Texas.


  • Research Analyst in Biomechanics: University of Texas at Arlington, Texas.
  • Using Visual 3D, performed a study to find out the optimal angle of knee flexion to experience maximum ground reaction force.
  • Research study on calf muscle activity in the event of jump and its effect on jump height in collegiate athletes.
  • Assessed the biomechanical analysis of kinetic chain and force-muscle activation in relation to the factors affecting the outcome in a tennis serve.

Student Internship:

  • 1 year Student Co-op at Department of Physiotherapy and Kinesiology, Manipal University, India (2011-12).
  • Mastered the techniques of GAIT analysis, Trigger point analysis and Treatment of Internal muscular Injuries to enhance performance in University Athletes.
  • Summer Student Internship at National Orthopedic Centre, Visakhapatnam, India (2012-13).
  • Worked as a Volunteer coach for 5 years at Gopi Tennis Academy, Visakhapatnam, India (2008- 2013).


Jim Moortgat – Coach. Tennis Manager, Lifetime Fitness, Plano, Texas. +1 469-353-6007 jmoortgat@aol.com


Dr Kemparaj H B, Director of Physical Education. Department of Physical Education, MIT Manipal. +91 9448382187 hb.kemparaj@manipal.edu