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

Six Grand Slam singles champions to compete in 2017 WTA Wuhan Open

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   8:54 pm
Wuhan (China), Aug 16 (IANS) The star-studded line-up at the 2017 WTA Wuhan Open will feature 17 of the world's top 20 tennis players, including six Grand Slam singles champions, the organisers said here on Wednesday. View More..

Paes-Zverev bow out of Cincinnati Open tennis

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   2:34 pm
Basel, Aug 16 (IANS) India tennis star Leander Paes and his German partner Alexander Zverev bowed out of the Cincinnati Open, losing their men's doubles first round match here on Wednesday. View More..

Del Potro upsets Berdych, reaches Cincinnati 2nd round

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   1:36 pm
Basel, Aug 16 (IANS) Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro rallied to beat the Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych 3-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-0 in the first round of the Western & Southern Open here. View More..

Paes-Zverev bow out of Cincinnati Open tennis

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   1:12 pm
Basil, Aug 16 (IANS) India tennis star Leander Paes and his German partner Alexander Zverev bowed out of the Cincinnati Open, losing their men's doubles first round match here on Wednesday View More..

Sharapova to play first major in 18 months at US Open

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   12:20 pm
New York, Aug 16 (IANS) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has been given a wild card into the main draw of the US Open, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) said. View More..

Federer pulls out of Cincinnati, Nadal will be new World No.1

    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   4:26 pm
Basel, Aug 15 (IANS) Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer has pulled out of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio, due to a back problem, making Spain's Rafael Nadal the World No.1 when the rankings come out on August 21 regardless of how far he advances at the event. View More..

Murray remains on top of ATP singles rankings

    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   6:24 pm
Madrid, Aug 14 (IANS) Britain's Andy Murray continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings which were released on Monday, with 7,750 points. View More..

Svitolina wins ninth title in Toronto

    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   3:00 pm
Toronto, Aug 14 (IANS) Ukraine's tennis star Elina Svitolina defeated Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 in the final of the Rogers Cup to win the ninth title of her career and solidify her status as one of the favourites at this year's US Open. View More..

Zverev upsets Federer in Montreal final

    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   2:32 pm
Montreal, Aug 14 (IANS) German rising star Alexander Zverev handed Swiss great Roger Federer a rare defeat in this season, producing a solid effort in the final of the Rogers Cup here to win 6-3, 6-4. View More..

Federer tops Haase to reach Montreal final

    Updated On : Aug 13,2017   3:28 pm
Montreal, Aug 13 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer got a tough battle from the Netherlands' Robin Haase in the second set but hung on for a 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) victory to earn a spot in the final of the Rogers Cup here. View More..

Federer eases into Rogers Cup semis

    Updated On : Aug 12,2017   12:30 pm
Montreal, Aug 12 (IANS) Second-seeded Swiss Roger Federer coasted into the semi-finals of the Rogers Cup in Montreal with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Spain's Roberto Bautista-Agut here. View More..

Wozniacki, Pliskova, Halep advance to Toronto quarters

    Updated On : Aug 11,2017   4:24 pm
Toronto, Aug 11 (IANS) Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki cruised to a surprisingly easy 6-3, 6-1 victory over Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament here. View More..

Federer overcomes rough start to reach Montreal quarters

    Updated On : Aug 11,2017   3:46 pm
Montreal, Aug 11 (IANS) Second-seeded Swiss Roger Federer overcame a shaky start to defeat Spain's David Ferrer 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 and book a berth in the quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup here. View More..

Wimbledon champions Federer, Muguruza advance in Rogers Cup

    Updated On : Aug 10,2017   3:20 pm
Montreal, Aug 10 (IANS) Swiss great Roger Federer brushed aside Canadian wild card Peter Polansky 6-2, 6-1 and Spain's Garbiñe Muguruza topped Belgian qualifier Kirsten Flipkens 7-5, 6-2 to advance to the third round of the Rogers Cup here. View More..

Italy's Errani denies using banned substance

    Updated On : Aug 08,2017   2:02 pm
Madrid, Aug 8 (IANS) Italy's Sara Errani, who was suspended by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for two months after she failed a drug test, said she never took any banned substances. View More..

Mexican Open hopes to have Federer in 2018 draw

    Updated On : Aug 07,2017   7:26 pm
Los Cabos (Mexico), Aug 7 (IANS) The Mexican Open in Acapulco, an ATP 500 event, is negotiating to have Swiss great Roger Federer in the draw next February, when the tournament will celebrate its 25th anniversary. View More..

Murray maintains top spot in ATP rankings

    Updated On : Aug 07,2017   1:32 pm
Madrid, Aug 7 (IANS) Britain's Andy Murray has maintained his position on top of the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday, with 7.750 points. View More..

Germany's Zverev wins Citi Open tennis

    Updated On : Aug 07,2017   11:58 am
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) German rising star Alexander Zverev defeated South Africa's Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-4 to win the men's singles tennis crown at the Citi Open. View More..

Querrey beats Kokkinakis for title in Los Cabos

    Updated On : Aug 06,2017   9:56 pm
Los Cabos (Mexico), Aug 6 (IANS) American Sam Querrey, the World No.24, defeated Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 to win the title here. View More..

Bopanna criticises AITA for Arjuna Award snub

    Updated On : Aug 05,2017   2:40 pm
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Doubles star Rohan Bopanna made public his angst after missing out on the Arjuna Award yet again, this time for All India Tennis Association (AITA) not nominating him within the deadline. View More..