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 eases into Monte Carlo Masters semis

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   7:48 pm
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 20 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal on Friday advanced to the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters after he dominated Austria's Dominic Thiem in a 6-0, 6-2 victory. View More..

Goffin, Zverev advance to Monte-Carlo Masters quarters

    Updated On : Apr 19,2018   8:06 pm
Roquebrune Cap Martin (France), April 19 (IANS) David Goffin of Belgium and Alexander Zverev of Germany advanced to the Monte-Carlo Masters quarter-finals here on Thursday. View More..

Cilic advances at Monte-Carlo Masters

    Updated On : Apr 19,2018   12:42 pm
Roquebrune Cap Martin (France), April 19 (IANS) Second-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia advanced to the third round of the Monte-Carlo Masters tennis tournament after defeating Spain's Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 7-6 (4). View More..

Sharapova to feature in Birmingham tourney

    Updated On : Apr 19,2018   12:38 pm
London, April 19 (IANS) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova said that she planned to play in the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham, England, to prepare for the grass courts of Wimbledon. View More..

Djokovic struggles to beat Coric in 2nd round of Monte Carlo Masters

    Updated On : Apr 18,2018   9:34 pm
Roquebrune Cap Martin (France), April 18 (IANS) Two-time Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia struggled to beat Borna Coric of Croatia, but ultimately triumphed 7-6 (2), 7-5 in the tennis tournament's second round on Wednesday. View More..

Bautista, Nishikori book in Monte-Carlo Masters round of 16

    Updated On : Apr 18,2018   7:18 pm
Roquebrune Cap Martin (France), April 18 (IANS) Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain and Kei Nishikori of Japan triumphed over their rivals at the Monte-Carlo Masters, advancing to the round of 16 here on Wednesday. View More..

Djokovic earns 1st Masters win of 2018

    Updated On : Apr 17,2018   2:46 pm
Monaco (France), April 17 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic earned his first Masters 1,000 win this year after defeating fellow Serbian Dusan Lajovic 6-0, 6-1 in the first round of the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters. View More..

Ramos-Viñolas advances at Monte-Carlo Masters

    Updated On : Apr 17,2018   2:40 pm
Monaco (France), April 17 (IANS) Spain's Albert Ramos-Viñolas qualified for the second round of the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters after defeating the United States' Jared Donaldson 6-3, 6-3. View More..

Nishikori, Rublev advance at Monte-Carlo Masters

    Updated On : Apr 17,2018   2:38 pm
Monaco (France), April 17 (IANS) Japan's Kei Nishikori and Russia's Andrey Rublev have qualified for the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters round of 32. View More..

Halep remains on top of world tennis rankings

    Updated On : Apr 16,2018   4:08 pm
Madrid, April 16 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep continues to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings released on Monday with 8,140 points, followed by Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki (6,790 points). View More..

Nadal stays atop ATP rankings

    Updated On : Apr 16,2018   3:22 pm
Madrid, April 16 (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 8,770 points. View More..

Nadal maintains top spot at ATP rankings

    Updated On : Apr 09,2018   4:40 pm
Madrid, April 9 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained the top spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World singles rankings, released on Monday. View More..

Halep stays atop WTA rankings

    Updated On : Apr 09,2018   4:36 pm
Madrid, April 9 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep continues to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday. View More..

US tops Belgium 4-0 in Davis Cup, to face Croatia in semis

    Updated On : Apr 09,2018   3:18 pm
Nashville (US), April 9 (IANS) The United States tennis team completed their one-sided 4-0 quarterfinal victory over Belgium in the Davis Cup world group here. View More..

Nadal levels Spain-Germany Davis Cup quarters at Zverev's expense

    Updated On : Apr 09,2018   10:58 am
Valencia, April 9 (IANS) Rafael Nadal has showcased his strength on clay courts, defeating Germany's Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 to draw level at 2-2 for Spain in the Davis Cup tennis quarterfinals. View More..

Ferrer leads Spain to Davis Cup semis

    Updated On : Apr 09,2018   10:18 am
Valencia, April 9 (IANS) David Ferrer has defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber, 7-6 (7-1), 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 7-5 in an epic match, to help Spain to the Davis Cup semifinals with a 3-2 victory over Germany. View More..

Guatemala defeats El Salvador, remains in Davis Cup Group II

    Updated On : Apr 09,2018   10:08 am
Guatemala City, April 9 (IANS) A withdrawal due to injury and an exciting doubles victory over El Salvador handed a series win to Guatemala, ensuring that they remain in the Americas Davis Cup Group II next year. View More..

Spain's Muguruza wins 2018 Monterrey Open

    Updated On : Apr 09,2018   10:02 am
Monterrey (Mexico), April 9 (IANS) Spain's Garbine Muguruza rose from a set down to beat Hungarian Timea Babos 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 and emerge champion of the 2018 Monterrey Open here. View More..

Muguruza in Monterrey Open tennis final

    Updated On : Apr 08,2018   1:10 pm
Monterrey (Mexico), April 8 (IANS) Spanish top-seed Garbiñe Muguruza defeated Romania's Ana Bogdan 6-0, 7-5 to reach the final of the Monterrey Open. View More..

Davis Cup: India rally to beat China 3-2, seal World Group Play offs berth

    Updated On : Apr 07,2018   3:40 pm
Tianjin (China), April 7 (IANS) Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna notched up a hard fought win in the doubles contest before Ramkumar Ramanathan and Prajnesh Gunneswaran pulled off the must-win rubbers as India advanced to the World Group Play-offs with a 3-2 verdict over China here on Saturday. View More..