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

Tennis legend Becker to launch footwear in Delhi

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   8:26 pm
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Tennis legend Boris Becker will launch a footwear collection named after him in the Indian capital city on December 16. View More..

Qamar, Jennifer triumph in CBSE national tennis tourney

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   8:08 pm
Noida, Dec 5 (IANS) Faisal Qamar of Rajasthan won gold in the boys' U-19 individual category while Haryana's Jennifer emerged champion in the girls' section on the concluding day of the CBSE National Tennis Championship 2016 here on Monday. View More..

Indian Aces go down against UAE Royals in IPTL

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   8:20 pm
Tokyo, Dec 4 (IANS) Indian Aces were beaten 20-30 by UAE Royals in an International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) match here on Sunday. View More..

Kenya's hopeful bundled out of ITF junior tournament

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   2:06 pm
Nairobi, Dec 3 (IANS) Kenya's last man standing at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament was bundled out of the competition currently underway here to dash the host country's hope of placing a player in the finals. View More..

Kenya's Kotecha sails into ITF junior tourney semis

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   3:26 pm
Nairobi, Dec 2 (IANS) Kenya's Sheil Kotecha has beaten Gijs Akkermans of Netherlands 6-4, 6-3 to book a semi-final spot at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) East Africa Junior Circuit at the Nairobi Club here. View More..

Spanish police bust tennis match fixing racket

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   1:48 pm
Madrid, Dec 2 (IANS) Spanish authorities have arrested 34 people, including seven tennis players, for allegedly fixing tennis matches to obtain favorable gambling outcomes, the local police have said. View More..

Argentina's Davis Cup champions return home

    Updated On : Nov 30,2016   1:56 pm
Buenos Aires, Nov 30 (IANS) Argentina's Davis Cup team has returned home after winning for the first time the most coveted international team event of tennis. View More..

Chennai Open ticket sales from December 1

    Updated On : Nov 29,2016   7:28 pm
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) The ticket sales for the 22nd Chennai Open tennis tournament will commence from December 1, the organisers said on Tuesday. View More..

Del Potro, Delbonis take Argentina to Davis Cup win over Croatia

    Updated On : Nov 28,2016   3:02 pm
Zagreb, Nov 28 (IANS) Juan Martin del Potro staged a magnificent comeback after losing the first two sets to beat Marin Cilic before Federico Delbonis defeated Ivo Karlovic to enable Argentina claim their maiden Davis Cup tennis title. View More..

Argentina's Davis Cup victory due to unity of team: Coach

    Updated On : Nov 28,2016   2:24 pm
Zagreb, Nov 28 (IANS) Argentina's non-playing tennis captain Daniel Orsanic has said the team unity enabled them to win their maiden Davis Cup final. View More..

Argentina win Davis Cup tennis title

    Updated On : Nov 28,2016   1:22 pm
Zagreb (Croatia), Nov 28 (IANS) Argentina beat Croatia 3-2 and won their maiden Davis Cup tennis title. View More..

Saketh Myneni gets wild card for Chennai Open tennis meet

    Updated On : Nov 27,2016   7:02 pm
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) India's top-ranked singles tennis player Saketh Myneni and Norway's Casper Ruud on Sunday received the last two wild cards for the 22nd edition of the Chennai Open, starting here from January 2. View More..

Croatia lead Argentina 2-1 in Davis Cup final

    Updated On : Nov 27,2016   4:06 pm
Zagreb, Nov 27 (IANS) Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig gave hosts Croatia a vital 2-1 lead in the Davis Cup tennis final with a 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 doubles victory over Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro and Leonardo Mayer. View More..

Croatia, Argentina deadlocked after Day 1 of Davis Cup final

    Updated On : Nov 26,2016   1:26 pm
Zagreb, Nov 26 (IANS) The new Davis Cup winner will not be revealed until Sunday afternoon after Croatia and Argentina split the first two matches at the Arena Zagreb here. View More..

Cilic star attraction in 22nd edition of Chennai Open

    Updated On : Nov 23,2016   7:52 pm
Chennai, Nov 23 (IANS) World No.6 Marin Cilic will be the main attraction once again when international stars fight for top honours in the 22nd edition of the upcoming Chennai Open tennis tournament. View More..

Nadal's greatest dream is to win a Grand Slam again: Coach

    Updated On : Nov 23,2016   3:42 pm
Mallorca (Spain), Nov 23 (IANS) Toni Nadal, uncle and coach of Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, has said that the greatest dream of his nephew is to win a Grand Slam tournament again. View More..

Bopanna tennis academy to coach school kids

    Updated On : Nov 22,2016   10:12 pm
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) Leading sports enterprise EduSports on Tuesday tied up with the tennis academy of professional player Rohan Bopanna to coach school students across the country. View More..

Nadal's participation in 2017 Barcelona Open confirmed

    Updated On : Nov 22,2016   7:44 pm
Barcelona, Nov 22 (IANS) The organising committee of the Barcelona Open on Tuesday confirmed the presence of Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal in next year's edition of the tournament, which will see his 13th participation in the ATP World Tour 500 series event. View More..

Olympic champions Vesnina, Makarova named Russian tennis duo of the year

    Updated On : Nov 22,2016   3:08 pm
Moscow, Nov 22 (IANS) Russia's Yelena Vesnina and Yekaterina Makarova have been named their country's tennis duo of the year. View More..

Murray finishes 2016 at top of men's tennis singles rankings

    Updated On : Nov 21,2016   8:08 pm
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Scottish Andy Murray finished 2016 at the top of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles rankings released on Monday, after winning the ATP World Tour Finals title on Sunday. View More..