Karen Abgarovich Khachanov is a Russian tennis player who is of Armenian descent. He was born on May 21, 1996 in Moscow, Russia, and currently resides in Dubai, UAE.
Khachanov started playing tennis when he was just three years old at kindergarten. His parents put him into the tennis group, and while his father was a volleyball player, he shifted to study medicine. Khachanov’s mother also studied medicine. Aside from his parents, Khachanov has a sister and a brother to complete his family.
Khachanov turned pro in 2013 and is coached by Vedran Martic. The right-handed player won the Under-18 European Championship title in Switzerland in 2013. After that, he was included in the Russian Davis Cup team.
It took Khachanov a couple of years before he was able to win his first ATP title. This was in 2016 when he defeated Albert Ramos-Vinolas in a match that lasted three sets. The following year, he was able to win against his first Top 10 opponent, and appeared at the Grand Slam tournament, where he reached the fourth round.
Since he turned pro, Khachanov has a record of 57 victories and 54 losses. So far, he only has 2 career titles, and no Grand Slam titles to his name. However, he has participated in all four Grand Slam events, the latest appearance was at the 2018 Australian Open. Khachanov is currently ranked at No. 37 as of April 2018. However, the highest rank he reached was at No. 29, which he attained in August 2017.