Tennis In 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


Yubrini enters semis of Rendez-Vous tennis meet

    Updated On : Mar 23,2017   8:18 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Bengal's Yubrini Banerjee made it to the last four in the girls singles under-18 category of the ongoing Rendez-Vous A Roland Garros national series tennis tournament here on Thursday. View More..

French tennis body wants to bring its stars to hold clinics in India

    Updated On : Mar 23,2017   6:56 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) With Roland Garros organising their junior tennis meet, the 2017 French Open junior wild cards competition for the third straight year in India, there is a possibility of French stars like Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Kristina Mladenovic coming over for clinics in the future, an official of the French tennis federation, FFT said. View More..

Federer is playing fearless tennis, feels Naresh Kumar

    Updated On : Mar 23,2017   4:52 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) The secret to Roger Federer's success this year has been his fearless game where the Swiss tennis ace has been seen playing all the shots in the book, former Davis cup captain Naresh Kumar says. View More..

Bringing Paes, Bhupathi together again a great move, says Naresh Kumar

    Updated On : Mar 23,2017   4:32 pm
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Former Davis cup captain Naresh Kumar on Thursday hoped Indian tennis superstars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi can set their differences aside and make their chemistry work when Uzbekistan comes calling for the second round of the Asia/Oceania Group 1 Davis Cup tie, beginning on April 7. View More..

Top seed girls crash out of Rendez-Vous tennis tourney

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   8:18 pm
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Janvi Patel of Gurajat shocked Shivani Sravya, top seed in the girls singles of the under-18 category, at the ongoing Rendez-Vous A Roland Garros national series tennis tournament at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad (DKS) here on Wednesday. View More..

Tennis star Kvitova recovering from arm injury

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   5:04 pm
Prostejov (Czech Republic), March 22 (IANS) Czech tennis star Petra Kvitová has revealed that she has been working hard on her recovery from the left arm injury she suffered after being attacked by a knife-wielding assailant in her home here on December 20. View More..

Raonic to join Nadal, Murray, Wawrinka at Queen's Club Championships

    Updated On : Mar 21,2017   9:00 pm
London, March 21 (IANS) Canada's Milos Raonic on Tuesday confirmed his participation in the Queen's Club tennis Championships, starting from June 19, which will also include British tennis aceAndy Murray, Spain's Rafael Nadal and Swiss Stan Wawrinka. View More..

Top seed Shivani rallies to enter pre-quarterfinals

    Updated On : Mar 21,2017   8:24 pm
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Unseeded Avishka Gupta stretched top seed Sravya C. Shivani of Telengana to the limit before the latter managed to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the ongoing Rendez-Vous A Roland Garros - BTA-AITA national series tennis tournament here on Tuesday. View More..

Sharapova to hit peak by October after her comeback: Russian tennis chief

    Updated On : Mar 21,2017   8:16 pm
Moscow, March 21 (IANS) Tennis star Maria Sharapova would need at least six months to get back into shape to display decent results at international tournaments following her comeback next month in April, Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) president Shamil Tarpishchev said. View More..

Davis Cup tickets available from Tuesday

    Updated On : Mar 20,2017   8:20 pm
Bengaluru, March 20 (IANS) Tickets for the Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group 1 tennis tie between India and Uzbekistan to be played at the KSLTA Stadium here from April 7 to 9 will be on sale online from Tuesday morning. View More..

Top seed Somani advances at national tennis meet

    Updated On : Mar 20,2017   8:20 pm
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Top seed Parikshit Somani of Assam blanked Delhi's Raj Goswami to enter the second round of the boys under-18 singles event at the ongoing Rendez-Vous A Roland Garros - BTA - AITA national series tennis tournament at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad (DKS) here on Monday. View More..

Elbow injuries rule out Djokovic, Murray from Miami Open

    Updated On : Mar 20,2017   4:32 pm
Paris, March 20 (IANS) Serbia's tennis star Novak Djokovic and Scot Andy Murray have been ruled out of the Miami Open, beginning from Wednesday, due to right elbow injuries to both. View More..

Federer defeats Wawrinka in all-Swiss men's final at Indian Wells

    Updated On : Mar 20,2017   3:32 pm
Indian Wells (California), March 20 (IANS) Roger Federer secured his fifth win at the BNP Paribas Open, the first World Tour Masters 1000 tennis tourney of the season, defeating his Swiss countryman Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5. View More..

Federer, Wawrinka set up showdown in Indian Wells final

    Updated On : Mar 19,2017   8:50 pm
Indian Wells (California), March 19 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer continued his strong run of form at the BNP Paribas Open, defeating American Jack Sock to set up a title showdown against compatriot Stan Wawrinka. View More..

Rising tennis sensation Karman sets sights on top-350

    Updated On : Mar 17,2017   6:44 pm
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Rising tennis sensation Karman Kaur Thandi, who had trained under women's World No.1 Serena Williams's French coach Patrick Mouratoglou, has set her eyes in breaking into the top-350 of the WTA rankings by the end of the first quarter in 2017. View More..

Federer, Nadal enter pre-quarters in Indian Wells

    Updated On : Mar 15,2017   4:42 pm
Indian Wells (California), March 15 (IANS) Two of the best tennis players of the generation, Switzerland's Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal won in the third round to set-up a pre-quarter-final clash at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament here. View More..

Sania-Strycova lose in Indian Wells quarters

    Updated On : Mar 15,2017   1:14 pm
Indian Wells (California), March 15 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Barbara Strycova lost in the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament here on Tuesday. View More..

Stan Wawrinka advances at Indian Wells

    Updated On : Mar 14,2017   7:46 pm
Indian Wells (California), March 14 (IANS) Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka defeated Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-5, 6-3 to advance to the round of 16 at the BNP Paribas Open here. View More..

Canadian qualifier Pospisil knocks off top-ranked Murray

    Updated On : Mar 12,2017   8:06 pm
Indian Wells (California), March 12 (IANS) Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil defeated British World No.1 Andy Murray 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) in a huge second-round upset at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament. View More..

Mirza in Paribas Open quarters, Paes crashes out

    Updated On : Mar 12,2017   2:50 pm
Indian Wells (US), March 12 (IANS) Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova scored a straight sets win to enter the women's doubles quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open 2017 tennis tournament here on Saturday. View More..