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

Schwartzman downs Monfils to reach Rio Open semis

    Updated On : Feb 24,2018   1:26 pm
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 24 (IANS) Argentina's Diego Schwartzman edged Gael Monfils 6-3, 6-4 to enter the semi-finals of the Rio Open tennis championships. View More..

Munim fails in finals, Gohaad, Dhanya emerge winners in AITA tennis meet

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   8:58 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Deep Munim of Madhya Pradesh failed to replicate his good showing in the finals of the boys singles U-14 and U-16 categories, losing to Arjun Gohaad and Dhanya K. Shah respectively in the Sunfeast AITA Super Series Junior tennis tournament here on Friday. View More..

Bedene continues strong run of form at Rio Open

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   2:22 pm
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 23 (IANS) Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene continued his strong run of form in the South American clay-court season, defeating Spain's Pablo Carreño Busta 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 to advance to the quarter-finals of the Rio Open. View More..

Muguruza defeats Garcia, advances to Dubai semis

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   1:06 pm
Dubai, Feb 23 (IANS) Spain's Garbiñe Muguruza beat France's Caroline Garcia 7-5, 6-2 in the Dubai Tennis Championships, advancing to the semifinals. View More..

Kerber stuns Pliskova, reaches Dubai semis

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   9:30 pm
Dubai, Feb 22 (IANS) Germany's Angelique Kerber on Thursday defeated Karolína Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-3 to book a place in the semi-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, a hard-court WTA event here. View More..

Svitolina in Dubai Duty Free tennis meet semis

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   7:26 pm
Dubai, Feb 22 (IANS) Elina Svitolina of Ukraine on Thursday prevailed over Japanese wild card Naomi Osaka 6-2, 6-4, earning a place in the semi-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, a hard-court WTA event here. View More..

Munim qualifies for final in two categories of AITA tennis meet

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   6:50 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Deep Munim of Madhya Pradesh will compete for a double crown on Friday against Maharashtra's Arjun Gohad in the boys singles U-14 event and against Gujarat's Dhanya Shah in the U-16 category of the Sunfeast AITA Super Series Junior tennis tournament here. View More..

Rajasthan's Reene in semis of two categories at tennis meet

    Updated On : Feb 21,2018   8:06 pm
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) Rajasthan's Reene Singh made it to the semi-finals of two sections in the Sunfeast AITA Super Series Junior Tennis Tournament here on Wednesday. View More..

Austria's Thiem advances at Rio Open

    Updated On : Feb 21,2018   7:06 pm
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 21 (IANS) Austria's defending champion Dominic Thiem progressed to the next round of the Rio Open tennis tournament by defeating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-2, 7-5 here on Wednesday. View More..

Kerber, Suarez Navarro advance to 2nd round of Dubai Open

    Updated On : Feb 21,2018   1:46 pm
Dubai, Feb 21 (IANS) German World No. 9 Angelique Kerber beat the Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova 6-2, 6-1 to advance to the second round of the Dubai Open here. View More..

Cilic gets easy win, advances to 2nd round at Rio Open

    Updated On : Feb 20,2018   9:46 pm
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 20 (IANS) Croatian tennis player Marin Cilic beat Argentine qualifier Carlos Berlocq 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the second round at the Rio Open here. View More..

Real Madrid confirms injuries to Marcelo, Modric

    Updated On : Feb 20,2018   9:30 pm
Madrid, Feb 20 (IANS) Real Madrid on Tuesday confirmed that defender Marcelo and midfielder Luka Modric suffered injuries to the right leg muscle and the biceps femoris, in statements released on the Spanish club's website. View More..

Federer claims top spot, becomes oldest ever ATP World No. 1

    Updated On : Feb 19,2018   3:34 pm
Madrid, Feb 19 (IANS) Switzerland's Roger Federer became the oldest ever World No. 1 in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday after his victory at the Rotterdam Open. View More..

Wozniacki stays on top of WTA rankings

    Updated On : Feb 19,2018   3:32 pm
Madrid, Feb 19 (IANS) Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark maintained the top spot for the fourth consecutive week in the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday, 45 points ahead of Romania's former World No. 1 Simona Halep. View More..

Thiem wins 2nd Argentina Open; Molteni-Zeballos prevail in doubles

    Updated On : Feb 19,2018   2:04 pm
Buenos Aires, Feb 19 (IANS) Austria's Dominic Thiem claimed his second Argentina Open title, defeating Slovenia's Aljad Bedene 6-2 and 6-4, while Argentina's Andres Molteni and Horacio Zeballos topped Colombians Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in doubles. View More..

Ostapenko-Dabrowski win Qatar Open title

    Updated On : Feb 18,2018   10:04 pm
Doha, Feb 18 (IANS) Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko and Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski on Sunday won the doubles final of the Qatar Open tennis tournament, beating Spain's Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez and Slovenia's Andreja Klepac. View More..

Anderson to face Querrey in New York Open final

    Updated On : Feb 18,2018   8:14 pm
New York, Feb 18 (IANS) South Africa's Kevin Anderson and American Sam Querrey will play in the final of the New York Open at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island. View More..

Federer advances in Rotterdam

    Updated On : Feb 16,2018   11:42 am
Rotterdam (Netherlands), Feb 16 (IANS) Roger Federer was now just a single victory away from reclaiming the No. 1 ranking thanks to a hard-fought 7-6 (8-6), 7-5 second-round victory here over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament. View More..

Muguruza in Qatar Open quarters at Cirstea's expense

    Updated On : Feb 15,2018   9:54 pm
Madrid, Feb 15 (IANS) Spain's Garbine Muguruza on Thursday sailed into the Qatar Open quarter-finals, defeating Romanian Sorana Cirstea 6-0, 6-4. View More..

ITF introduces Continental Qualification spots for Tokyo Olympics

    Updated On : Feb 15,2018   12:54 pm
Madrid, Feb 15 (IANS) The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced the introduction of six Continental Qualification places for both the men's and women's singles events at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. View More..