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

Lopez, Cilic to square off in Queen's Club final

    Updated On : Jun 25,2017   7:58 am
London, June 25 (IANS) Spain's Feliciano Lopez overcame sixth-seeded Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 to reach the final of Queen's Club, a tune-up event for Wimbledon. View More..

Paes-Shamsdin clinch Ilkey Challenger title

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   9:16 pm
Ilkley (UK), June 24 (IANS) Veteran tennis star Leander Paes and his Canadian partner Adil Shamsdin clinched the men's doubles title at the Aegon IIkley Challenger Trophy here on Saturday. View More..

Federer beats Khachanov, reaches Halle Open final

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   8:32 pm
Halle (Germany), June 24 (IANS) Swiss tennis player and first seed Roger Federer on Saturday defeated Russian Karen Khachanov, advancing to the final round of the Halle grass court tournament here. View More..

Playing in Wimbledon a dream come true: Jeevan (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   3:58 pm
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Close on the heels of making the cut for the men's doubles main draw in Wimbledon this year, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan said it's a "dream come true" moment for him and he is all set to make a mark in his maiden stint in a Grand Slam tournament. View More..

British tennis player Evans tests positive for cocaine

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   8:00 am
London, June 24 (IANS) British tennis player Dan Evans has said that he failed a drug test in April, testing positive for cocaine. View More..

Federer defeats Mayer, reaches Halle Open semi-final

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   12:30 am
Halle (Germany), June 24 (IANS) Top seed Swiss tennis player Roger Federer knocked out the current champion of Halle Open, German Florian Mayer, and advanced to the semi-final of the tournament. View More..

Muller in semis of Queen's club tennis meet

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   8:14 pm
London, June 23 (IANS) Gilles Muller of Luxembourg defeated American Sam Querrey 6-4 7-6 in the quarterfinals of the Queen's club tennis championships here on Friday. View More..

Sania rues gender discrimination in sports

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   6:00 pm
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Decrying the widespread gender discrimination in society at large, Indian tennis star Sania Mirza rued the fact that the world of sports is also not immune from the malaise and she has to fight for equal prize money despite being a former World No.1 in women's doubles. View More..

Croatia's Cilic in Queen's club tennis quarters

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   8:20 pm
London, June 22 (IANS) Croatian Marin Cilic on Thursday defeated American Stefan Kozlov to advance to the quarter-finals of the Queen's club tennis tournament. View More..

Russia's Khachanov advances to Halle Open quarters

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   7:42 pm
Halle (Germany), June 22 (IANS) Russian tennis player Karen Khachanov on Thursday reached the Halle Open quarter-finals after the withdrawal of Japan's Kei Nishikori due to injury. View More..

Tennis legend Boris Becker declared bankrupt

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   3:24 am
London, June 22 (IANS) Three-time Wimbledon tennis champion Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a court in London. View More..

Tsonga crashes out of Queen's Club tennis

    Updated On : Jun 21,2017   9:26 pm
London, June 21 (IANS) French tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga became the latest seeded player to be knocked out of Queen's Club Championships, losing to Luxembourg's Gilles Muller 6-4, 6-4 here on Wednesday. View More..

Murray still confident of winning Wimbledon

    Updated On : Jun 21,2017   7:26 pm
London, June 21 (IANS) Scottish star Andy Murray remains confident that he will be able to defend his Wimbledon title despite his first round loss in the ongoing Aegon Championships here. View More..

Murray, Wawrinka, Raonic shocked at Aegon Championships

    Updated On : Jun 21,2017   1:20 pm
London, June 21 (IANS) Defending champion Andy Murray suffered a shock defeat to World No. 90 Jordan Thompson in the first round of the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club here. View More..

India to play Canada in Davis Cup tennis tie

    Updated On : Jun 20,2017   6:52 pm
Edmonton, June 20 (IANS) India will take on hosts Canada in the Davis Cup tennis tie to be held from September 15-17 here, it was announced on Tuesday. View More..

Tsonga, Dimitrov advance at Queen's Club Championships

    Updated On : Jun 19,2017   9:24 pm
London, June 19 (IANS) French tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov won their respective round one matches to advance at the Queen's Club Championships here on Monday. View More..

Tsonga tames Mannarino in Queen's Club Round 1

    Updated On : Jun 19,2017   7:54 pm
London, June 19 (IANS) French tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated compatriot Adrian Mannarino in his first match of the Queen's Club Championships here on Monday. View More..

Pouille wins first grass-court tennis title at Stuttgart Open

    Updated On : Jun 18,2017   11:18 pm
Stuttgart (Germany), June 18 (IANS) French tennis player Lucas Pouille claimed his first grass-court title at the Stuttgart Open after beating Spaniard Feliciano Lopez here on Sunday. View More..

López to meet Pouille in Stuttgart Open final

    Updated On : Jun 17,2017   10:16 pm
Stuttgart (Germany), June 17 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Feliciano López and Frenchman Lucas Pouille set up the final date of the Stuttgart Open with respective wins over German Mischa Zverev and Benoit Paire in the semi-finals here on Saturday. View More..

Lopez beats Berdych to reach Stuttgart Open semis

    Updated On : Jun 16,2017   7:46 pm
Stuttgart (Germany), June 16 (IANS) Spaniard Feliciano Lopez advanced to the Stuttgart Open tennis semi-finals on Friday after beating his World No.14 Czech opponent Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals here. View More..