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


Del Potro back training after knee injury

    Updated On : Dec 15,2018   3:34 pm
Buenos Aires, Dec 15 (IANS) Argentine tennis player Juan Martin del Potro has returned to training, just two months after suffering a fractured right knee cap at the Shanghai Masters. View More..

Davis Cup: This is our best chance to beat Italy, says Bhupathi

    Updated On : Dec 13,2018   6:54 pm
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Davis Cup non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi on Thursday said this will be India's best chance to beat Italy in the qualifiers for the finals as they are playing on grass. View More..

India to send biggest Ball Kids' contingent for Australian Open 2019

    Updated On : Dec 04,2018   5:44 pm
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Ten kids from different parts of the country, including four girls, have been selected to represent India as the Official Kia Ball Kids for the Australian Open 2019, it was announced on Tuesday. View More..

Halep to play in Sydney International

    Updated On : Dec 03,2018   1:12 pm
Canberra, Dec 3 (IANS) World number one Simona Halep is ready to play in the Sydney International, which will take place in January 2019, according to the organisers. View More..

Halep remains on top of world tennis rankings

    Updated On : Nov 26,2018   3:20 pm
Madrid, Nov 26 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep continues to lead the Women's Tennis Association's rankings released this Monday with 6,921 points, followed by Germany's Angelique Kerber. View More..

Djokovic tops ATP rankings

    Updated On : Nov 26,2018   2:22 pm
Madrid, Nov 26 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic maintained the No. 1 spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,045 points, ahead of Spanish player Rafael Nadal. View More..

Croatia beat France, claim Davis Cup title for second time

    Updated On : Nov 26,2018   7:34 am
Lille (France), Nov 26 (IANS) Croatian tennis player Marin Cilic has defeated France's Lucas Pouille 7-6 (7-3), 6-3, 6-3 to secure his country's second Davis Cup title. View More..

France keeps Davis Cup title hopes alive with doubles win over Croatia

    Updated On : Nov 25,2018   4:12 pm
Lille (France), Nov 25 (IANS) France cut Croatia's lead to 2-1 in the final of the Davis Cup, tennis' premier international team competition, with a four-set victory in doubles. View More..

Breakthrough year on ATP Tour an emotional roller-coaster ride: Jarry

    Updated On : Nov 25,2018   2:56 pm
Santiago (Chile), Nov 25 (IANS) Chile's rising tennis star Nicolas Jarry said his breakthrough year on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour, in which he won his first Grand Slam match, defeated two top-10 players and finished the season ranked No. 43, has been an emotional roller-coaster ride. View More..

More than 100 vie for dream trip to Australian Open as Kia ball kids

    Updated On : Nov 24,2018   7:56 pm
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Hoping to be selected as ball kids for the 2019 Australian Open, around 100 young tennis fans from across the country underwent a rigorous audition process under the watchful eyes of legendary doubles player and the current non-playing captain of the Indian Davis Cup team, Mahesh Bhupathi, at the R.K.Khanna Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

Need to have multiple success stories to create tennis culture: Bhupathi

    Updated On : Nov 24,2018   4:36 pm
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Lamenting the dearth of quality tennis talents in the country, legendary doubles player and the current non-playing captain of the Indian Davis Cup team, Mahesh Bhupathi on Saturday urged to take a leaf out of Indian badminton's story where there are multiple success stories for youngsters to emulate. View More..

Croatia takes commanding 2-0 lead over France in Davis Cup final

    Updated On : Nov 24,2018   2:00 pm
Lille (France), Nov 24 (IANS) Marin Cilic defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in the second singles match to give Croatia a commanding 2-0 lead over France in the final of the Davis Cup, tennis' premier international team competition. View More..

Final selection of Kia Australian Open Ballkids program on Saturday

    Updated On : Nov 23,2018   8:42 pm
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Out of 100 shortlisted boys, ten talented kids will make history when they are selected to become ballkids for the upcoming 2019 Australian Open. View More..

Chardy, Tsonga to play singles for France in Davis Cup final

    Updated On : Nov 22,2018   10:14 pm
Paris, Nov 22 (IANS) Jeremy Chardy and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga earned France captain Yannick Noah's faith to represent the defending champions in singles matches of the Davis Cup final this weekend against Croatia. View More..

This WTA win is huge jump for Indian tennis, feels Karman

    Updated On : Nov 22,2018   8:04 pm
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Gaining limelight after clinching the women's doubles title of $125,000 WTA Taipei OEC Open, Karman Kaur Thandi feels the recent win will help in the growth of women's tennis in the country. View More..

Zverev beats Djokovic to win ATP Finals crown

    Updated On : Nov 19,2018   2:24 pm
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Alexander Zverev defeated World No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 here to win the ATP Finals championship and claim the most important title of his budding career. View More..

Zverev beats Federer, 1st German to reach ATP Finals title match since 1996

    Updated On : Nov 18,2018   3:04 pm
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Alexander Zverev became the first German tennis player since 1996 to make it to the title match of the season-ending ATP Finals, after stunning Swiss star Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (7-5) in the semifinal. View More..

Djokovic routs Anderson to reach ATP Finals championship match

    Updated On : Nov 18,2018   2:58 pm
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Serbian World No. 1 Novak Djokovic brushed aside Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2 here to reach the championship match of the ATP Finals, giving himself the chance to play for a record-tying sixth title at tennis' elite season-ending event. View More..

Zverev tops Isner, becomes first German since 2003 to reach ATP Finals last 4

    Updated On : Nov 17,2018   4:16 pm
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Alexander Zverev defeated John Isner 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 and became the first German player to reach the last four of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Finals since 2003. View More..

Peng Shuai in last eight at Houston tennis

    Updated On : Nov 16,2018   2:28 pm
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) China's former number 1 Peng Shuai rallied to beat Swiss player and top seed Belinda Bencic 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 in the second round to reach the quarterfinals of the Houston tennis tournament. View More..