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

Denmark's Wozniacki wins Pan Pacific Open

    Updated On : Sep 25,2016   7:44 pm
Tokyo, Sep 25 (IANS) Danish woman tennis player Caroline Wozniacki defeated Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka 7-5, 6-3 in the final of the Toray Pan Pacific Open here on Sunday. View More..

Paes-Begemann lose in final of St. Petersburg Open

    Updated On : Sep 25,2016   7:18 pm
St. Petersburg (Russia), Sep 25 (IANS) Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann were beaten 6-4, 3-6, 10-12 in the St. Petersburg Open tennis tournament final against top seeds Henri Kontinen and Dominic Inglot here on Sunday. View More..

Wozniacki to face Osaka in Pan-Pacific Open final

    Updated On : Sep 24,2016   8:34 pm
Tokyo, Sep 24 (IANS) Danish woman tennis player Caroline Wozniacki will play against Japanese Naomi Osaka in the Toray Pan Pacific Open final here on Sunday. View More..

Sania-Strycova clinch Pan Pacific women's doubles title

    Updated On : Sep 24,2016   5:22 pm
Tokyo, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova thrashed China's Chen Liang and Zhaoxuan Yang in straight sets to clinch the Pan Pacific women's doubles title here on Saturday. View More..

Sania-Strycova win Pan Pacific women's doubles title

    Updated On : Sep 24,2016   4:34 pm
Tokyo, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova thrashed Chinas Chen Liang and Zhaoxuan Yang in straight sets to clinch the Pan Pacific womens doubles title here on Saturday. View More..

Sania-Barbora enter Pan Pacific Open final

    Updated On : Sep 23,2016   4:34 pm
Tokyo, Sep 23 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova entered the women's doubles final of the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament with a 4-6, 6-3, 10-5 win over Gabriela Dabrowski and Maria Jose Martina Sanchez. View More..

Sania-Barbora enter Pan Pacific Open final

    Updated On : Sep 23,2016   3:44 pm
Tokyo, Sep 23 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova entered the women's doubles final of the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament with a 4-6, 6-3, 10-5 win over Gabriela Dabrowski Maria Jose Martina Sanchez. View More..

Serena eyeing WTA Finals return in Singapore

    Updated On : Sep 23,2016   2:26 pm
Wuhan (China), Sep 23 (IANS) World No.2 Serena Williams is eyeing a return to action at the WTA Finals in Singapore after a nagging shoulder injury ruled her out of the Wuhan Open and the China Open. View More..

Nadal, Del Potro to play at 2017 Mexican Open

    Updated On : Sep 21,2016   1:18 pm
Mexico City, Sep 21 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal and Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro are among the players who will compete at next year's Mexican Open in the Pacific port city of Acapulco. View More..

Sania-Barbora in quarters of Pan Pacific Open

    Updated On : Sep 20,2016   8:32 pm
Tokyo, Sep 20 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova beat Misaki Doi and Kurumi Nara 6-7 (3), 7-5, 10-8 in the first round of the women's doubles event at the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament here on Tuesday. View More..

Nadal denies illegal doping after latest hacking leak

    Updated On : Sep 20,2016   2:52 pm
Madrid, Sep 20 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has denied accusations of illegal doping after being named in the latest series of leaks by the Russian hacker group 'Fancy Bears'. View More..

Sania, Bopanna slam Paes for Olympic comments

    Updated On : Sep 20,2016   1:54 pm
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The infighting among Indian tennis has flared up again with Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna lashing out at veteran Leander Paes for his remarks on the country's doubles teams at the last two Olympics. View More..

Serena's coach opens tennis school in France

    Updated On : Sep 20,2016   1:12 pm
Nice (France), Sep 20 (IANS) Serena Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou has officially unveiled his new tennis academy at Sophia-Antipolis, 20 kilometres west of here. View More..

Davis Cup: Lopez, Ferrer win as Spain blank India 5-0

    Updated On : Sep 18,2016   9:22 pm
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Marc Lopez and David Ferrer won their respective reverse singles rubbers as Spain completed a comprehensive 5-0 win over India in their Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie at the R.K. Khanna Tennis Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

Khannas have only been serving Indian tennis (Column: Just Sport)

    Updated On : Sep 18,2016   8:10 pm
Every time a controversy erupts in Indian tennis, a Khanna has to be at the centre of it. Strictly speaking, today no Khanna officially has a position in the All India Tennis Association (AITA) -- yet Anil Khanna is everything. Without his nod nothing can happen in the country's apex tennis body. View More..

Davis Cup: India's Nagal goes down after brave fight

    Updated On : Sep 18,2016   7:48 pm
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian youngster Sumit Nagal produced a spirited performance on his Davis Cup debut before going down 3-6, 6-1, 3-6 to Marc Lopez of Spain in the first reverse singles of their World Group Play-off tie here on Sunday. View More..

Davis Cup: Lopez beats Nagal to increase Spain's lead

    Updated On : Sep 18,2016   7:30 pm
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian youngster Sumit Nagal produced a spirited performance on his Davis Cup debut before going down 3-6, 6-1, 3-6 to Marc Lopez of Spain in the first reverse singles of their World Group tie here on Sunday. View More..

Davis Cup: Spain down brave Indians in doubles to clinch tie

    Updated On : Sep 17,2016   11:12 pm
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez fought off a brave challenge from the Indian duo of Leander Paes and Saketh Myneni in the doubles rubber to hand Spain an unassailable 3-0 lead in their Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie here on Saturday. View More..

Davis Cup: Spain win doubles tie to clinch World Group spot

    Updated On : Sep 17,2016   10:56 pm
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez fought off a brave challenge from the Indian duo of Leander Paes and Saketh Myneni in the doubles rubber to hand Spain an unassailable 3-0 lead in their Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie here on Saturday. View More..

Hosting Spain a massive boost for Indian tennis: Zeeshan Ali

    Updated On : Sep 17,2016   3:54 pm
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian coach Zeeshan Ali feels that hosting Spain in the ongoing Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie with the likes of Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer playing in front of Indian crowds will provide a massive boost to tennis in the country. View More..