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

Dimitrov, Goffin enter last four at ATP Finals

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   2:06 pm
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov steamrolled Pablo Carreño Busta 6-1, 6-1 in just over an hour here to remain undefeated at the ATP Finals and give himself a further dose of confidence heading into this weekend's action. View More..

Venus Williams' house burgled while competing at US Open

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   12:56 pm
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) American tennis star Venus Williams had around $400,000 stolen from her home in Florida while she was competing at the US Open this year, the local media revealed on Friday. View More..

ATP Finals: Sock upsets Zverev to enter last four

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   7:56 am
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Eighth seed Jack Sock has shocked world number 3 Alexander Zverev to enter the last four of the ATP Finals at the O2 Arena here. View More..

Federer defeats Cilic to remain unbeaten at ATP Finals

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   7:34 am
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Swiss great Roger Federer rallied from a set down to defeat Croatia's Marin Cilic 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-1 here to remain unbeaten at the ATP Finals ahead of the semi-final action this weekend. View More..

Nadal wins damages over doping claim

    Updated On : Nov 17,2017   5:48 am
Paris, Nov 17 (IANS) A Paris court has ordered former French Sports Minister Roselyne Bachelot to pay $14,000 to tennis star Rafael Nadal over a doping allegation. View More..

Kerber names new coach

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   9:58 pm
Berlin, Nov 16 (IANS) German woman tennis star Angelique Kerber announced Wim Fissete as her new coach as her new coach for the upcoming season, parting ways with Torben Beltz. View More..

Dominic Thiem gets first win at ATP Finals

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   7:58 am
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Austria's Dominic Thiem edged Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 here for his first victory of this year's ATP Finals. View More..

Serena Williams to marry Alexis Ohanian on Thursday

    Updated On : Nov 16,2017   7:58 am
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Tennis legend Serena Williams will marry Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian on Thursday, the media reported. View More..

Federer powers past Zverev to reach last four at ATP Finals

    Updated On : Nov 15,2017   1:54 pm
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Roger Federer is one step closer to winning his seventh ATP Final championship after beating Alexander Zverev at London's O2 Arena here. View More..

Sock beats Cilic in ATP Finals

    Updated On : Nov 15,2017   1:06 pm
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Eighth seed Jack Sock beat Marin Cilic to boost his chances of reaching the semifinals at the ATP Finals at the O2 Arena here. View More..

Czech tennis star Stepanek announces retirement

    Updated On : Nov 15,2017   12:26 pm
Prague, Nov 15 (IANS) Czech tennis star and two-time Davis Cup winner Radek Stepanek announced his retirement at a press conference here. View More..

Nadal pulls out of ATP Finals after defeat by Goffin

    Updated On : Nov 14,2017   7:56 am
London, Nov 14 (IANS) World Number 1 Rafael Nadal withdrew from the 2017 ATP Finals after suffering a shocking defeat by seventh seed David Goffin of Belgium in his first group match at the O2 Arena here. View More..

Dimitrov upsets Thiem in 1st round of ATP Finals

    Updated On : Nov 14,2017   6:42 am
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Grigor Dimitrov defeated Austria's Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 7-5 here in the opening match of the Pete Sampras Group at the ATP Finals. View More..

Nadal continues to lead ATP rankings

    Updated On : Nov 13,2017   5:04 pm
Madrid, Nov 13 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal continued to hold the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world single rankings released on Monday, with 10,645 points, surpassing runner-up Roger Federer of Switzerland. View More..

Simona Halep leads WTA rankings

    Updated On : Nov 13,2017   4:44 pm
Madrid, Nov 13 (IANS) Romanian tennis player Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday, while Spain's Garbiñe Muguruza remained in second place. View More..

Federer beats Sock at ATP Finals opener

    Updated On : Nov 13,2017   1:08 pm
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Six-time champion Roger Federer beat world No.l 8 Jack Sock in the opening singles match of the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena here. View More..

Nadal presented ATP World Number 1 award

    Updated On : Nov 13,2017   7:52 am
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Tennis player Rafael Nadal was presented the ATP World Number 1 award on court at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena here. View More..

Vandeweghe in WTA top 10, Halep remains on top

    Updated On : Nov 06,2017   7:30 pm
Madrid, Nov 6 (IANS) Romanian tennis player Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, with the biggest change being Coco Vandeweghe of the United States joining the top 10. View More..

Nadal stays atop ATP rankings, Djokovic, Murray out of top 10

    Updated On : Nov 06,2017   2:58 pm
Madrid, Nov 6 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday, while Britain's Andy Murray and Serbia's Novak Djokovic dropped out of the top 10. View More..

Sock clinches final spot at ATP Finals

    Updated On : Nov 06,2017   12:38 pm
Paris, Nov 6 (IANS) Jack Sock of the US snatched the last ticket to the ATP Finals later this month with his triumph over Serbian underdog Filip Krajinovic in Paris Masters final here. View More..