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

Nadal kicks off 24 Hours of Le Mans race

    Updated On : Jun 16,2018   9:26 pm
Le Mans (France), June 16 (IANS) Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal on Saturday kicked off the 86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, one of the world's oldest sports car races, in which his compatriot Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso is to compete. View More..

Djokovic to play Queen's Club tournament

    Updated On : Jun 12,2018   3:58 pm
London, June 12 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic will take part in the Queen's Club tournament, a tuning-up contest for Wimbledon, Britain's Lawn Tennis Association announced. View More..

Paris honours Nadal after his 11th French Open victory

    Updated On : Jun 11,2018   9:20 pm
Paris, June 11 (IANS) The city of Paris paid tribute to Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal on Monday, a day after he won his record-extending 11th French Open title. View More..

Halep stays on top of WTA rankings after Grand Slam title

    Updated On : Jun 11,2018   2:24 pm
Madrid, June 11 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep stayed atop the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday with 7,970 points, after she claimed her first Grand Slam title at the French Open. View More..

Nadal tops ATP rankings after 11th Roland Garros victory

    Updated On : Jun 11,2018   2:20 pm
Madrid, June 11 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal stayed atop the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday following his 11th career French Open victory. View More..

Tennis important but not everything, says Nadal

    Updated On : Jun 11,2018   1:32 pm
Paris, June 11 (IANS) After lifting his record-extending 11th title the French Open, Spanish great Rafael Nadal stayed positive about his future, insisting that tennis is undoubtedly an important part of his life but not everything. View More..

Nadal clinches 11th French Open title

    Updated On : Jun 10,2018   10:16 pm
Paris, June 10 (IANS) Rafael Nadal of Spain powered past Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets to clinch his record-extending 11th men's singles title at the French Open tennis championships here on Sunday. View More..

Nadal clinches 11th French Open title

    Updated On : Jun 10,2018   9:28 pm
Paris, June 10 (IANS) Rafael Nadal of Spain defeated Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets to clinch his record-extending 11th men's singles title at the French Open tennis championships here on Sunday. View More..

French Open: Krejcikova, Siniakova claim maiden Grand Slam doubles title

    Updated On : Jun 10,2018   7:34 pm
Paris, June 10 (IANS) The Czech tennis pair of Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova on Sunday earned their maiden Grand Slam doubles title, defeating Japanese duo Makoto Ninomiya and Eri Hozumi 6-3, 6-3 in the final of the French Open women's doubles. View More..

Halep wins maiden Grand Slam title at French Open

    Updated On : Jun 09,2018   11:10 pm
Paris, June 9 (IANS) Top-ranked Romanian Simona Halep beat Sloane Stephens in full sets to claim her first Grand Slam title at the French Open here on Saturday. View More..

Halep wins maiden Grand Slam title at French Open

    Updated On : Jun 09,2018   9:18 pm
Paris, June 9 (IANS) Top-ranked Romanian Simona Halep beat Sloane Stephens in full sets to claim her first Grand Slam title at the French Open here on Saturday. View More..

Brazilian tennis great Bueno dies

    Updated On : Jun 09,2018   1:42 pm
Sao Paulo, June 9 (IANS) Brazilian tennis legend Maria Bueno, who dominated the women's game in the late 1950s and for much of the 1960s, has died at the age of 78 after a battle with mouth cancer. View More..

Thiem, Nadal in French Open final

    Updated On : Jun 08,2018   10:38 pm
Paris, June 8 (IANS) Paris, View More..

Halep, Stephens relaxed ahead of women's final at Roland Garros

    Updated On : Jun 08,2018   10:30 pm
Paris, June 8 (IANS) World No. 1 Simona Halep and US Open defending champion Sloane Stephens maintained a relaxed mood prior to their women's singles final at the 2018 French Open on Saturday. View More..

Thiem ends Cecchinato's French Open dream run

    Updated On : Jun 08,2018   9:24 pm
Paris, June 8 (IANS) Austria's Dominic Thiem on Friday put an end to the French Open dream run of Italy's Marco Cecchinato with a 7-5, 7-6 (12-10), 6-1 victiry, earning a place in a Grand Slam final for the first time. View More..

Del Potro overpowers Cilic, advances to French Open semis

    Updated On : Jun 07,2018   10:02 pm
Paris, June 7 (IANS) Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro on Thursday qualified for the semifinals of the French Open after he defeated Marin Cilic of Croatia 7-6, 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 in a two-day rain-delayed match. View More..

Nadal continues his march into French Open semis

    Updated On : Jun 07,2018   8:52 pm
Paris, June 7 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal on Thursday secured his place in the French Open semifinals with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 win over Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in a three hour and 42 minute long quarterfinal which was played over two days due to a rain delay. View More..

Kuerten named as a Roland-Garros ambassador

    Updated On : Jun 07,2018   8:46 pm
Paris, June 7 (IANS) The French Tennis Federation (FFT) on Thursday announced that it has named Brazilian tennis legend Gustavo Kuerten as a Roland-Garros ambassador. View More..

Halep, Muguruza enter French Open semis

    Updated On : Jun 06,2018   9:36 pm
Paris, June 6 (IANS) World No.1 Simona Halep and 2016 winner Garbine Muguruza won in different manners over Germany's Angelique Kerber and Russia's Maria Sharapova respectively to set up their semi-final clash at the French Open on Wednesday. View More..

Djokovic uncertain about playing on grass after Roland Garros defeat

    Updated On : Jun 06,2018   2:22 pm
Paris, June 6 (IANS) Former world No. 1 Novak Djokovic left it uncertain whether to play on grass following his loss to Italian underdog Marco Cecchinato at the French Open. View More..