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

ITF hands Ilie Nastase 3-year ban for Fed Cup remarks

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   2:00 pm
Madrid, July 22 (IANS) The International Tennis Federation handed Romania's Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase a three-year ban and a fine for his recent conduct. View More..

Spanish PM receives Garbiñe Muguruza

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   10:02 pm
Madrid, July 21 (IANS) Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy congratulated the country's tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza in an official reception on Friday for winning the Wimbledon Grand Slam title. View More..

Chennai Open to be relocated, renamed

    Updated On : Jul 20,2017   5:58 pm
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) The Chennai Open, the only ATP tournament to be held in India, is all set to get a makeover as it will move to a new home and get a new name. View More..

US Open to hand out $50.4 million in prize money, says USTA

    Updated On : Jul 19,2017   11:14 am
New York, July 19 (IANS) The total prize money up for grabs at this year's US Open tennis Grand Slam will reach $50.4 million, the organisers said here. View More..

Federer joins Nadal at Nitto ATP Finals for record 15th time

    Updated On : Jul 17,2017   6:48 pm
Madrid, July 17 (IANS) Swiss Roger Federer achieved a new record as he qualified for the Nitto ATP Finals for the 15th time, the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) announced on Monday. View More..

Wimbledon win 'a dream come true', says Muguruza

    Updated On : Jul 17,2017   6:18 pm
Madrid, July 17 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Garbine Muguruza confessed that defeating Venus Williams to win the women's singles title at Wimbledon on Saturday was a "dream come true". View More..

Federer rises to 3rd in ATP rankings after Wimbledon win, Murray keeps top spot

    Updated On : Jul 17,2017   4:28 pm
Madrid, July 17 (IANS) Winning his eighth Wimbledon title allowed Swiss Roger Federer, the most acclaimed player in Grand Slams with 19 titles, to earn a spot in the top three of the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday, with 6,545 points. View More..

Wimbledon champion Garbiñe Muguruza climbs to No.5 in WTA rankings

    Updated On : Jul 17,2017   4:18 pm
Madrid, July 17 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza jumped to the fifth place in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) world rankings released on Monday after she was crowned Wimbledon champion, while Czech Karolina Pliskova took the top spot. View More..

Federer wins 8th Wimbledon title

    Updated On : Jul 16,2017   9:30 pm
London, July 16 (IANS) Swiss star Roger Federer won his record eighth men's singles title at the Wimbledon tennis tournament with a straight sets win over Marin Cilic of Croatia here on Sunday. View More..

Federer wins 8th Wimbledon title

    Updated On : Jul 16,2017   8:32 pm
London, July 16 (IANS) Swiss star Roger Federer won his record eighth men's singles title at the Wimbledon tennis tournament with a straight sets win over Marin Cilic of Croatia here on Sunday. View More..

Melo-Kubot clinch Wimbledon men's doubles in five sets

    Updated On : Jul 16,2017   4:06 pm
London, July 16 (IANS) The Brazilian-Polish men's doubles pair of Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot took a marathon five sets to overcome Austrian-Croatian pair of Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic in the final of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. View More..

Russia's Vesnina-Makarova win Wimbledon doubles title

    Updated On : Jul 16,2017   3:14 pm
London, July 16 (IANS) Russian women's doubles pair of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina thrashed Chan Hao-ching and Monica Niculescu in the final of the the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here. View More..

Spaniard Muguruza wins first Wimbledon title

    Updated On : Jul 15,2017   10:10 pm
London, July 15 (IANS) Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain brushed aside American tennis veteran Venus Williams 7-5, 6-0 in the women's singles final of Wimbledon for her second second Grand Slam title here on Saturday. View More..

Carolina, Nadal lead congratulatory messages for Muguruza

    Updated On : Jul 15,2017   10:08 pm
Madrid, July 15 (IANS) Rio Olympics gold medallist shuttler Carolina Marin led the congratulatory messages for fellow Spaniard Garbine Muguruza, who on Saturday hammered veteran Venus Williams in straight sets 7-5, 6-0 to clinch the women's singles final of Wimbledon in London. View More..

Spaniard Muguruza wins first Wimbledon title

    Updated On : Jul 15,2017   9:10 pm
London, July 15 (IANS) Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain beat American tennis veteran Venus Williams 7-5, 6-0 in the women's singles final of Wimbledon on Saturday. View More..

Grass masters Federer and Cilic to clash in Wimbledon final (Preview)

    Updated On : Jul 15,2017   8:36 pm
London, July 15 (IANS) The Wimbledon men's final this Sunday pits the tennis player who has won the most titles on grass, Switzerland's Roger Federer with 18, against the one with the highest percentage of wins on grass courts this year, Croatian Marin Cilic with 12 victories and just two losses. View More..

Spaniard Muguruza wins first Wimbledon title

    Updated On : Jul 15,2017   8:24 pm
London, July 15 (IANS) Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain beat American tennis veteran Venus Williams 7-5, 6-0 in the women's singles final of Wimbledon on Saturday. View More..

Federer sails into 11th Wimbledon final

    Updated On : Jul 15,2017   1:56 pm
London, July 15 (IANS) Roger Federer has reached the men's singles final of the Wimbledon tennis championships for the 11th time after beating Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-4. View More..

Cilic books place in maiden Wimbledon final

    Updated On : Jul 14,2017   10:18 pm
London, July 14 (IANS) Croatian Marin Cilic overpowered American Sam Querrey 6-7(6), 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-5 on Friday to book a place in the final at Wimbledon tennis championships. View More..

Muguruza, Venus advance to Wimbledon final

    Updated On : Jul 13,2017   10:00 pm
London, July 13 (IANS) Spaniard Garbine Muguruza and American veteran Venus Williams set up the women's singles final clash of the Wimbledon tennis championships eliminating Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova and local favourite Johanna Konta, respectively, here on Thursday. View More..