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 pulls out of Swiss Indoors Basel tournament

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   2:24 pm
Madrid, Oct 18 (IANS) Spanish World No.1 Rafael Nadal said he was pulling out of the Swiss Indoors Basel, an ATP 500 event that starts next week. View More..

Family the priority, playing less for more: Federer

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   12:32 pm
Shanghai, Oct 17 (IANS) Seeded second, Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer returned to the Shanghai Rolex Masters after two years and concluded the season's penultimate ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament with his 94th career crown after a fifth consecutive victory over old foe Rafael Nadal in the final. View More..

Nadal continues to lead ATP rankings

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   2:16 pm
Madrid, Oct 16 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday. View More..

Halep ranked first in WTA rankings

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   1:06 pm
Madrid, Oct 16 (IANS) Romanian tennis player Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday. View More..

Federer beats Nadal, snatches Shanghai Masters title

    Updated On : Oct 15,2017   9:50 pm
Shanghai (China), Oct 15 (IANS) Roger Federer defeated World No.1 Rafael Nadal to win the Shanghai Rolex Masters title here on Sunday. View More..

Nadal to face Cilic, Federer to meet Del Potro in Shanghai semis

    Updated On : Oct 13,2017   10:10 pm
Shanghai, Oct 13 (IANS) Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer again headlined in the ATP Shanghai Rolex Masters here on Friday, as the top two seeded players took out Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria and Frenchman Richard Gasquet respectively to advance into the semi-finals. View More..

Nadal sets up Cilic semi-final in Shanghai

    Updated On : Oct 13,2017   6:46 pm
Shanghai, Oct 13 (IANS) Top seed Rafael Nadal kept his hopes for the tennis season's seventh title alive here in the ATP Shanghai Rolex Masters, defeating Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in a high-quality 6-4, 6-7(4), 6-3 game on Friday to set up a semi-final clash against Croatian Marin Cilic . View More..

Del Potro beats Zverev to enter Shanghai Masters quarters

    Updated On : Oct 12,2017   6:34 pm
Shanghai, Oct 12 (IANS) Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina produced one of his best performances of the tennis season here on Thursday, overcoming a one-set deficit to beat third-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany 3-6, 7-6(5), 6-4 to reach the Shanghai Rolex Masters quarter-finals. View More..

Spanish tennis federation names Davis, Federation Cup captains

    Updated On : Oct 12,2017   5:22 pm
Madrid, Oct 12 (IANS) Sergi Bruguera and Anabel Medina Garrigues were introduced as the new captains of the Davis Cup and Federation Cup teams, respectively, by the Spanish Royal Tennis Federation (RFET). View More..

Federer, Nadal advance in Shanghai Masters

    Updated On : Oct 11,2017   9:58 pm
Shanghai, Oct 11 (IANS) The top two seeds, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer both kicked off their Shanghai Rolex Masters campaign with straight-set wins here on Wednesday, beating Jared Donaldson and Diego Schwartzman respectively to reach the last 16. View More..

World's best tennis players set to attend 2018 Australian Open

    Updated On : Oct 10,2017   3:24 pm
Canberra, Oct 10 (IANS) The 2018 Australian Open has been officially launched with the world's top tennis players committed to playing in the tournament. View More..

Halep snatches top spot in WTA rankings

    Updated On : Oct 09,2017   5:44 pm
Madrid, Oct 9 (IANS) Simona Halep snatched first place in the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday after she qualified for the China Open final. View More..

Nadal continues to lead ATP rankings

    Updated On : Oct 09,2017   5:40 pm
Madrid, Oct 9 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot on the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday, while Belgian David Goffin entered the Top 10 list. View More..

Garcia stuns Halep to claim first premier title in Beijing

    Updated On : Oct 08,2017   9:44 pm
Beijing, Oct 8 (IANS) French woman tennis player Caroline Garcia completed a career milestone here on Sunday, overcoming to-be world No. 1 Simona Halep of Romania 6-4, 7-6(3) final to become the first ever player to win Wuhan-Beijing double. View More..

Nadal thrashes Kyrgios, wins 2nd China Open title

    Updated On : Oct 08,2017   8:52 pm
Beijing, Oct 8 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal on Sunday got the better of Australian Nick Kyrgios and beat him 6-2, 6-1 to clinch the China Open title for the second time in his career. View More..

Caroline Garcia stuns Halep at China Open final, wins 2nd title in 8 days

    Updated On : Oct 08,2017   8:52 pm
Beijing, Oct 8 (IANS) French tennis player Caroline Garcia on Sunday defeated Romanian Simona Halep 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) at the China Open final to earn her second title within eight days. View More..

Sania-Peng bow out of China Open tennis

    Updated On : Oct 07,2017   7:02 pm
Beijing, Oct 7 (IANS) Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Peng Shuai lost their semi-final match to bow out of the China Open tennis championships here on Saturday. View More..

Sania-Peng advance to China Open semis

    Updated On : Oct 06,2017   10:10 pm
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Peng Shuai entered the semi-finals of the China Open tennis championships here on Friday. View More..

Nadal overcomes Isner, faces Dimitrov in China Open semis

    Updated On : Oct 06,2017   3:54 pm
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Rafael Nadal survived the powerful serves of John Isner on Friday and advanced to the China Open semi-finals with a 6-4, 7-6(0) victory in a tennis match that lasted one hour and 44 minutes. View More..

Suraj, Baava enter national tennis semis

    Updated On : Oct 05,2017   9:38 pm
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Suraj R. Prabodh of Karnataka showed form and fitness to snap the winning run of Nitten Kirtane in the mens singles quarter-finals at the Fenesta Open national tennis championship here on Thursday. View More..