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

Pliskova wins Doha tennis title

    Updated On : Feb 19,2017   2:40 pm
Doha, Feb 19 (IANS) Czech tennis star Karolina Pliskova has claimed her first Qatar Total Open title with a straight sets victory over Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki here. View More..

Sania slams media for focusing on tax notice and not her play

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   6:00 pm
Doha, Feb 17 (IANS) A day after she denied service tax evasion in response to notices last week issued by the Central Board of Excise and Customs, tennis ace Sania Mirza came down heavily on sections of the media for choosing to focus on negative news rather than her entry into the semi-finals in the ongoing Qatar Open. View More..

Carla Suarez pulls out from Dubai Tennis meet

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   7:10 pm
Dubai, Feb 16 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Carla Suarez Navarro on Thursday pulled out from the Dubai Tennis Championships, due to pain in her right shoulder. View More..

Bengaluru to host India, Uzbekistan Davis Cup tie

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   5:50 pm
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Bengaluru will host the second round of the Asia/Oceania Group 1 tie between India and Uzbekistan which is due to start on April 7, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) announced on Thursday. View More..

Muguruza advances to second round of Qatar Open

    Updated On : Feb 15,2017   8:12 pm
Doha, Feb 15 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza advanced to the second round of the Qatar Open after defeating Turkey's Cagla Buyukakcay 6-3, 6-2 in one hour and 15 minutes here on Wednesday. View More..

Serena Williams leads WTA rankings

    Updated On : Feb 13,2017   6:50 pm
Madrid, Feb 13 (IANS) American tennis player Serena Williams led the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) world rankings on Monday for the third consecutive week. View More..

Tennis: Murray stays at top of men's singles rankings

    Updated On : Feb 13,2017   6:48 pm
Madrid, Feb 13 (IANS) British tennis player Andy Murray on Monday stayed at the top of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings with 11,540 points. View More..

Czech Republic advances to Fed Cup semis

    Updated On : Feb 13,2017   1:04 pm
Prague, Feb 13 (IANS) The Czech Republic advanced to the semi-finals of the Fed Cup women's tennis tournament for the ninth time in a row after defeating Spain 3-2 in the first round. View More..

Dimitrov wins tennis title in Sofia

    Updated On : Feb 13,2017   12:50 pm
Sofia, Feb 13 (IANS) Bulgarian tennis star Grigor Dimitrov won the final of the ATP 250 Garanti Koza Sofia Open with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over David Goffin of Belgium. View More..

Nadal pulls out of Rotterdam Open

    Updated On : Feb 10,2017   12:20 pm
Madrid, Feb 10 (IANS) Spanish tennis superstar Rafael Nadal has announced he will not be able to play next week at the Rotterdam Open because he needs rest to avoid possible injuries. View More..

Nadal happy in Spain despite high tax burden

    Updated On : Feb 08,2017   3:34 pm
La Coruña (Spain), Feb 8 (IANS) Tennis star Rafael Nadal told Spanish bank Banco Sabadell's customers in this northwestern city that living in Spain did not make sense from a tax standpoint, but he was happy in his homeland. View More..

Italy defeat defending champion Argentina in Davis Cup

    Updated On : Feb 07,2017   1:16 pm
Buenos Aires, Feb 7 (IANS) Fabio Fognini rallied to beat Guido Pella 2-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2, giving Italy a 3-2 win over host and defending champion Argentina in a first-round Davis Cup tie here. View More..

Serena Williams leads WTA rankings

    Updated On : Feb 06,2017   7:24 pm
Madrid, Feb 6 (IANS) American tennis player Serena Williams led the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) world rankings on Monday for the second consecutive week. View More..

France's Mladenovic beats Kazakhstan's Putintseva in St. Petersburg

    Updated On : Feb 06,2017   12:56 pm
St. Petersburg, Feb 6 (IANS) French tennis sensation Kristina Mladenovic clinched the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy after beating Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva 6-2, 6-7 (3-7), 6-4 in the final here. View More..

Spain completes comeback in Davis Cup, books trip to Serbia

    Updated On : Feb 06,2017   11:36 am
Osijek (Croatia), Feb 6 (IANS) With their backs against the wall, Roberto Bautista Agut and Pablo Carreno Busta held their nerves to complete a big turnaround on the final day of the Davis Cup tennis tie against Croatia in Osijek, leading Spain to the World Group quarter-finals for the first time in five years. View More..

India beat New Zealand 4-1 in Davis cup

    Updated On : Feb 05,2017   8:20 pm
Pune, Feb 5 (IANS) India defeated New Zealand 4-1 in Asian Oceania Group 1 Davis Cup tie here on Sunday. View More..

Australia defeat Czech, advance to Davis Cup quarters

    Updated On : Feb 05,2017   7:28 pm
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) Australia advanced to the quarter-finals of the Davis Cup tennis tournament after defeating the Czech Republic 4-1 here on Sunday. View More..

Ramanathan hands India win over New Zealand in Davis Cup

    Updated On : Feb 05,2017   5:52 pm
Pune, Feb 5 (IANS) Tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan defeated Finn Tearney of New Zealand in the first match of the reverse singles to hand India a comfortable 3-1 victory in Asian Oceania Group 1 Davis Cup tie here on Sunday. View More..

Paes fails to realise dream for Davis Cup record doubles win

    Updated On : Feb 04,2017   10:04 pm
Pune, Feb 4 (IANS) There was no world record in store for Leander Paes in the Davis Cup as the Indian tennis veteran and Vishnu Vardhan went down in the third rubber to Artem Sitak and Michael Venus of New Zealand in the Asia-Oceania Group I tie here on Saturday. View More..

Halep withdraws from St. Petersburg with knee injury

    Updated On : Feb 04,2017   2:50 pm
St. Petersburg, Feb 4 (IANS) Romanian tennis star Simona Halep withdrew from the St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy quarter-final against Russia's Natalia Vikhlyantseva due to a knee injury. View More..