Tennis In India

Tennis-India

  India has established the Tennis Association in 1920 at Lahore. Its known as All India Lawn Tennis Association (AILTA). And India also the one of the member in Asian Tennis Federation. The AILTA organization has its headquarters in Delhi's R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex.

  The first AGM of AILTA was held at the Town Hall at Delhi, Mr.Samuel Perry O'Donnell, a British member of the Indian Civil Service (ICS) was elected as the first president of the AILTA.

   The British Army and Civilian offcers were brought Tennis in India In the year of 1880s.and India organized many Tennis touraments like Punjab lawn Tennis Championship at Lahore in the year of 1885, Bengal lawn Tennis Championship on 1887 at kolkata. In 1910 All India tennis championship were held. India is the most successful team of Asia in Davis Cup, India beatened France, Holland, Belgium, Romania, Spain and Greece.

   Most Total wins is Nirupama Sanjeev(29-14), Most Singles Wins is Nirupama Sanjeev(20-8), Most Double Wins is Rushmi Chakravarthi(11-11), Best Doubles players are Arati ponnappa and Rushmi chakravarthi(3-1).

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Indian Male Tennis Players

  • Akhtar Ali

  • Zeeshan Ali

  • Anand Amritraj

  • Ashok Amritraj

  • Prakash Amritraj

  • Stephen Amritraj

  • Vijay Amritraj

  • Sriram Balaji

  • Yuki Bhambri

  • Mahesh Bhupathi

  • Rohan Bopanna

  • Somdev Devvarman

  • Syed Fazaluddin

  • Syed Mohammad Hadi

  • Asif Ismail

  • Sydney Jacob

  • Ramanathan Krishnan

  • Ramesh Krishnan

  • Naresh Kumar

  • Premjit Lall

  • Harsh Mankad

  • Sashi Menon

  • Sumant Misra

  • Ghaus Mohammad

  • Jaidip Mukerjea

  • Saketh Myneni

  • Gaurav Natekar

  • Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan

  • Leander Paes

  • Boniface Prabhu

  • Srinath Prahlad

  • Bhargav Sri Prakash

  • Vijay Sundar Prashanth

  • Syed Asif Quadri

  • Purav Raja

  • Ramkumar Ramanathan

  • Cotah Ramaswami

  • Karan Rastogi

  • Sagar Kashyap

  • Divij Sharan

  • Sanam Singh

  • Mohammed Sleem

  • Sumit Nagal

  • Vishal Uppal

  • Vishnu Vardhan

  • Srinivasan Vasudevan

Indian Female Tennis Players

  • Ankita Bhambri

  • Prerna Bhambri

  • Sanaa Bhambri

  • Rutuja Bhosale

  • Rushmi Chakravarthi

  • Khanum Haji

  • Tara Iyer

  • Isha Lakhani

  • Manisha Malhotra

  • Nirupama Mankad

  • Sania Mirza

  • Natasha Palha

  • Prarthana Thombare

  • Ankita Raina

  • Nirupama Sanjeev

  • Ashvarya Shrivastava

  • Rishika Sunkara

  • Shikha Uberoi

  • Poojashree Venkatesha

Sania-Mirza
Somdev-Devvarman
Mahesh-Bhupathi
Ankita-Bhambri

Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams beats Switzerland's Belinda Bencic

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   9:22 am
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Six-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams progressed to the second round of the Australian Open 2017 with a straight-set win over Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic on Tuesday. View More..

Federer admits to feeling nervous in Australian Open 1st round

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   9:26 pm
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer admitted that he felt nervous during Monday's victory over Austrian Jurgen Melzer in the first round of the Australian Open. View More..

Wild card Yubrani enters pre-quarters of juniors tennis meet

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   8:50 pm
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Wild card local entrant Yubrani Banerjee entered the pre-quarter finals of the girls singles event at the ongoing International Tennis Federation (ITF) Juniors meet held at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad here on Monday. View More..

Nishikori advances after tough battle in Australian Open

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   6:32 pm
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori showed his fighting prowess to start the Australian Open with a 5-7, 6-1, 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-2 win against Russian Andrey Kuznetsov here on Monday. View More..

Kerber survives opening round scare in Australian Open

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   5:54 pm
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) World No.1 Angelique Kerber made a shaky start to her Australian Open tennis title defence, edging past Lesia Tsurenko in a roller-coaster opening round match here on Monday. View More..

Muguruza won't withdraw from Australian Open unless knee worsens

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   5:50 pm
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Spanish woman tennis star Garbiñe Muguruza has said that she would have to feel bad to withdraw from the Australian Open. On Monday, she won her first game at the Australia Open over Marina Erakovic 7-5, 6-4, but left the court to receive medical treatment after winning the first set as she was suffering from pain in her right knee. View More..

Halep says knee injury to blame for shock Australian Open exit

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   4:16 pm
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Romanian tennis star Simona Halep admitted she is suffering from tendinitis in her left knee that contributed to her shock first round exit at the Australian Open on Monday. View More..

Duan's first win at Australian Open

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   1:26 pm
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) China's Duan Yingying took her first win at the Australian Open on Monday, dispatching Slovakian Rebecca Sramkova 6-3, 6-4. View More..

Nedunchezhiyan eyes top-60 slot in doubles, berth in tennis slams

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   1:22 pm
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) The Chennai Open doubles title already under his belt, upcoming Indian tennis player Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan is now eyeing a slot in the top 60 of the ATP doubles rankings to be in contention for the Grand Slam berths. View More..

Duan Yingying gets first ever Australian Open win

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   10:26 am
Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) China's Duan Yingying registered her first ever win at the Australian Open on Monday, defeating Slovakian Rebecca Sramkova in straight sets 6-3, 6-4. View More..

Akshat upsets top seed Iftikhar in junior tennis meet

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   8:24 pm
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) Akshat Agarwal of Bengal brushed aside top seed Mohammed Iftikhar Sheikh in the final qualifying round of the boys singles to enter the main draw of the ITF Juniors tennis tournament here at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad here on Sunday. View More..

Injury clouds Australia's best hope in Grand Slam

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   3:46 pm
Melbourne, Jan 15 (IANS) Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios's health is in question after the 14th seed ended a practice session on Sunday, a blow to the host nation's chances of winning their home Grand Slam. View More..

Kerber to play without expectations at Australian Open

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   3:42 pm
Melbourne, Jan 15 (IANS) Germany's Angeliuqe Kerber has found the ticket to success at the 2017 Australian Open after a mixed lead up, playing without expectations and forgetting the pressure of being the world's best female tennis player. View More..

Serena focused on Australian Open rather than wedding

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   8:52 pm
Melbourne, Jan 14 (IANS) United States tennis star Serena Williams said on Saturday that she prefers to focus on the Australian Open rather than her own wedding. View More..

Gilles Muller claims Sydney tennis title, first in his career

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   8:52 pm
Sydney, Jan 14 (IANS) Luxembourg's tennis player Gilles Muller won the Sydney International title on Saturday after beating Briton Daniel Evans. View More..

ITF Juniors: Delhi's Chawla upsets Satpathy

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   7:40 pm
Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) Delhi's tennis player Bikramjeet Singh Chawla drubbed second seed Aditya Satpathy in the qualifying round of the ITF Juniors being held at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad here on Saturday. View More..

Mertens wins her first tennis title at Hobart

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   5:50 pm
Hobart, Jan 14 (IANS) Belgian woman tennis player Elise Mertens routed Romanian Monica Niculescu in the final to claim the Hobart International title here on Saturday. View More..

Daniel Evans to face Gilles Muller in Sydney tennis final

    Updated On : Jan 13,2017   8:10 pm
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) British tennis player Daniel Evans reached the final of the Sydney International after beating Russian Andrey Kuznetsov 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 here on Friday. View More..

Konta beats Radwanska to win Sydney International

    Updated On : Jan 13,2017   8:06 pm
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) British woman tennis player Johanna Konta stunned world No.3 Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in the final 6-4, 6-2 to capture the Sydney International title here on Friday. View More..

Mirza-Strycova go down in final of Apia International

    Updated On : Jan 13,2017   4:14 pm
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) Top seeds Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova lost to Hungary's Timea Babos and Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the final of the Apia International tennis tournament here on Friday. View More..