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


Petra Kvitova in French Open second round

    Updated On : May 28,2017   5:30 pm
Paris, May 28 (IANS) Czech tennis player Petra Kvitova on Sunday advanced to French Open second round, winning her first match against American player Julia Boserups. View More..

Australia's Stosur wins first WTA title of current season

    Updated On : May 28,2017   3:46 pm
Paris, May 28 (IANS) Australia's Samantha Stosur won her first title in nearly two years with a 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 victory over countrywoman Daria Gavrilova in the final of the Internationaux de Strasbourg here. View More..

Tennis: Wawrinka tops Zverev to retain Geneva Open title

    Updated On : May 28,2017   3:28 pm
Geneva, May 28 (IANS) Swiss top seed Stan Wawrinka successfully defended his Geneva Open tennis title with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory over Germany's Mischa Zverev. View More..

Tennis: Bertens wins Nuremberg Cup

    Updated On : May 27,2017   9:34 pm
Nuremberg (Germany), May 27 (IANS) Dutch woman tennis player Kiki Bertens retained the Nuremberg Cup title after beating Czech Barbora Krejcikova 6-2, 6-1 in the final here on Saturday. View More..

Tsonga wins third ATP title of season after beating Berdych

    Updated On : May 27,2017   9:32 pm
Lyon, May 27 (IANS) French tennis player Jo Wilfried Tsonga won the Lyon Open, his third Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) title of this season, after defeating Czech Tomas Berdych on Saturday. View More..

Wawrinka to meet Mischa Zverev in Geneva final

    Updated On : May 27,2017   3:00 pm
Geneva, May 27 (IANS) Swiss top seed Stan Wawrinka has defeated Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) in the semi-finals of the Geneva Open and is now one win away from back-to-back titles at this clay-court event. View More..

Djokovic, Nadal drawn into same half in Roland Garros

    Updated On : May 27,2017   2:28 pm
Paris, May 27 (IANS) Defending champion Novak Djokovic was scheduled to put up a highly-anticipated semi-final clash with Rafael Nadal as they were drawn into the bottom half in men' singles of the 2017 French Open. View More..

Djokovic, Garbine to defend French Open titles against Granollers, Schiavone

    Updated On : May 26,2017   7:26 pm
Paris, May 26 (IANS) Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic and Spanish Garbine Muguruza are set to begin the defence of their titles in the French Open against Spaniard Marcel Granollers and Italy's Francesca Schiavone, respectively, according to the draw held on Friday. View More..

Wawrinka, Nishikori advance to Geneva Open semis

    Updated On : May 26,2017   2:14 pm
Geneva, May 26 (IANS) Top-seeded Stan Wawrinka and second-seeded Kei Nishikori advanced to the semi-finals of the Geneva Open with come-from-behind three-set victories over Sam Querrey and Kevin Anderson, respectively. View More..

Australia's Stosur in Strasborg semis

    Updated On : May 25,2017   7:24 pm
Madrid, May 25 (IANS) Australian Samantha Stosur on Thursday defeated Spain's Carla Suarez 7-6(5), 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Strasbourg tennis tournament. View More..

Tsonga defeats Berlocq, advances to Lyon Open quarters

    Updated On : May 25,2017   2:40 pm
Madrid, May 25 (IANS) Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won a tough game against Argentina's Carlos Berlocq to advance to the quarterfinals of the Lyon Open tennis tournament here. View More..

Wawrinka reaches Geneva Open quarters

    Updated On : May 25,2017   2:14 pm
Madrid, May 25 (IANS) Swiss tennis player Stan Wawrinka needed only 37 minutes to place himself in the quarter-finals of the Geneva Open after his rival, Brazilian Rogerio Dutra Silva retired with 5-2 on the scoreboard. View More..

Qualifier Gastao Elias upsets Juan Martin del Potro

    Updated On : May 24,2017   8:14 pm
Lyon, May 24 (IANS) Portuguese qualifier Gastao Elias defeated Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro 7-6, 6-4 in the round of 16 at the Open Auvergne-Rhone-Alps Park here on Wednesday. View More..

Azarenka to compete in Mallorca Open in first appearance after birth of son

    Updated On : May 24,2017   8:14 pm
Mallorca (Spain), May 24 (IANS) Belarusian woman tennis player Victoria Azarenka is set to play in the Mallorca Open in her first appearance after a maternity break, the tournament organisers confirmed on Wednesday. View More..

Kvitova ready for Wimbledon, but undecided on French Open

    Updated On : May 23,2017   7:32 pm
Prague, May 23 (IANS) Czech tennis player Petra Kvitova, who sustained serious injuries to her racket-holding left hand in a knife attack in December, is ready to play at Wimbledon but will make a last-minute decision on whether to participate in the French Open, according to her spokesman Karel Tejkal on Tuesday. View More..

Azarenka hastens to tennis court after son's birth

    Updated On : May 22,2017   9:50 pm
Minsk, May 22 (IANS) Former world No.1 Victoria Azarenka of Belarus on Monday announced she is ready to return to the tennis court after maternity leave and is set to play in a grass-court event before Wimbledon. View More..

Ukraine's Svitolina in women's top 10 tennis rankings

    Updated On : May 22,2017   3:50 pm
Madrid, May 22 (IANS) Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina now ranks among the Women's Tennis Association top 10 list released Monday after her 4-6, 7-5 and 6-1 win over Romanian Simona Halep in the Italian Open final, while Spanish Garbiñe Muguruza rose to the fifth place. View More..

Murray continues to lead ATP rankings, Zverev enters top 10

    Updated On : May 22,2017   3:24 pm
Madrid, May 22 (IANS) Briton Andy Murray continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday, while Germany's Alexander Zverev jumped to 10th place. View More..

Zverev stuns Djokovic in Italian Open final

    Updated On : May 21,2017   11:48 pm
Rome, May 21 (IANS) German tennis player Alexander Zverev rolled to a 6-4, 6-3 upset victory over Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open final, winning his first Masters 1000 title at the Foro Italico here on Sunday. View More..

Svitolina upsets Halep to win Italian Open

    Updated On : May 21,2017   9:36 pm
Rome, May 21 (IANS) Ukraine's Elina Svitolina, World No.11, on Sunday rallied to beat Romania's Simona Halep 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 in the Italian Open tennis tournament final here. View More..