Tennis In 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


You have to be worried over current state of Indian tennis: Vijay Amritraj

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   9:30 pm
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Indian tennis great Vijay Amritraj on Saturday said there is enough reason to be "worried" about the sport in the country, adding that if homegrown players want to make a mark abroad, there needs to be a proper system in place. View More..

Ramkumar wins invitational tennis meet

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   7:24 pm
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Ramkumar Ramanathan clinched the 2nd edition of the Premjit Lall Invitational tennis meet on Saturday. View More..

Virat, Anushka will have to face media at some point: Sania

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   5:26 pm
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Seven years ago, the wedding between Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza and Pakistan cricket skipper Shoaib Malik was the cynosure of all eyes. Now, India cricket captain Virat Kohli tying the knot with celebrated actress Anushka Sharma is the hotcake. View More..

Knee injury forces Sania to miss Australian Open

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   4:38 pm
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza said on Saturday that she will not be taking part in the Australian Open early next year due to a right knee injury. View More..

Ramanathan to meet Balaji in final of tennis meet

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   5:54 pm
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) Top seed Ramkumar Ramanathan will face his Davis Cup teammate Sriram Balaji in the final of the Premjit Lall Invitational tennis tournament on Saturday. View More..

Tennis: Ramkumar, Balaji and Saketh cruise into semis

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   5:42 pm
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Top seed Ramkumar Ramanathan had an easy win against rival Jeevan .N on Thursday and will now play Vijay Sundar Prasanth in the semi-finals of the Premjit Lall invitational tennis tournament on Friday. View More..

Paire star draw at Tata Open qualifiers

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   8:26 pm
Pune, Dec 13 (IANS) World number 41 Benoit Paire will be the star attraction in the qualifiers of the Tata Open Maharashtra tennis tournament to be held here on December 30-31. View More..

Nadal, Muguruza named ITF champions for 2017

    Updated On : Dec 08,2017   9:34 pm
Madrid, Dec 8 (IANS) The International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Friday named Spaniards Rafael Nadal and Garbiñe Muguruza as this year's ITF World Champions. View More..

Tata is title sponsor of Maharashtra Open tennis meet

    Updated On : Dec 06,2017   11:08 pm
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday here announced Tata as title sponsor of the 1st edition of Maharashtra Open tennis tournament in Pune. View More..

Nadal to compete in international tourneys, but will take it step by step

    Updated On : Dec 05,2017   1:08 pm
Madrid, Dec 5 (IANS) Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal, ranked No. 1 in the world, said he intends "to play in Abu Dhabi, Brisbane and the Australian Open" but emphasised that "a month (still) remains" and he wants to take things "step by step" with his injured knee. View More..

Djokovic names Radek Stepanek as coach

    Updated On : Dec 01,2017   6:04 pm
Belgrade, Dec 1 (IANS) Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic on Friday announced the Czech Republic's Radek Štepánek as his new coach. View More..

Tennis star Roger Federer gets new title: Dr. Federer

    Updated On : Nov 25,2017   12:02 pm
Geneva, Nov 25 (IANS) Switzerland's University of Basel handed tennis star Roger Federer his newest title -- an honorary doctorate from the institution's faculty of medicine. View More..

French captain selects Gasquet for Davis Cup doubles final

    Updated On : Nov 24,2017   1:28 pm
Paris, Nov 24 (IANS) French tennis captain Yannick Noah has surprisingly chosen Richard Gasquet to partner with Pierre-Hugues Herbert for the Davis Cup final against Belgium this weekend. View More..

Paes' former coach Hyman to train IIT Kharagpur team

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   7:16 pm
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) India tennis ace Leander Paes' former coach T.J. Hyman will train enthusiasts at IIT Kharagpur, a statement said on Monday. View More..

Nadal continues to lead ATP rankings

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   5:48 pm
Madrid, Nov 20 (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 with 10,645 points, while Switzerland's Roger Federer came in second. View More..

Simona Halep leads WTA rankings

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   5:42 pm
Madrid, Nov 20 (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..

Former Wimbledon champ Jana Novotna passes away

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   3:36 pm
Prague, Nov 20 (IANS) Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna passed away at her home in the Czech Republic on Monday following a long battle with cancer. She was 49. View More..

Dimitrov wins first Masters tourney for Bulgaria

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   2:22 pm
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov won the most important tennis tourney of his career after defeating Belgium's David Goffin 7-5, 4-6 and 6-3 to win the Nitto ATP Final at London's O2 Arena. View More..

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..