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

Manav Thakkar adds singles gold in Slovenia junior TT meet

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   6:32 pm
Otocec (Slovenia), Sep 25 (IANS) Indias Manav Thakkar raised the bar yet again when he beat Japanese Takeru Kashiwa 11-6, 11-3, 11-5, 11-6 in the final to win the junior boys singles gold in the Slovenia Junior and Cadet Open here. View More..

Muguruza maintains top spot in WTA rankings

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   6:14 pm
Madrid, Sep 25 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza for the third straight week headed the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings, released on Monday. View More..

Nadal continues in ATP top spot

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   5:48 pm
Madrid, Sep 25 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles rankings, released on Monday. View More..

Federer wins Laver Cup for Europe after defeating Kyrgios

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   2:06 pm
Prague, Sep 25 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer, ranked No. 2 in the world, defeated Australia's Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 7-6(6) and "match tie-break" (11-9) to take home the first-ever Laver Cup, named in honour of the legendary Rod Laver. View More..

Dzumhur wins first title of his career at St. Petersburg Open

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   2:04 pm
St. Petersburg (Russia), Sep 25 (IANS) Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur earned the first title of his tennis career in a comeback victory over Italy's Fabio Fognini 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 at the St. Petersburg Open here. View More..

Wozniacki wins Tokyo Open title, her first trophy in 2017

    Updated On : Sep 24,2017   7:14 pm
Tokyo, Sep 24 (IANS) Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki claimed her first trophy of 2017 beating Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the Tokyo Open final on Sunday. View More..

Nadal, Federer give Europe big lead in Laver Cup

    Updated On : Sep 24,2017   2:02 pm
Prague, Sep 24 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal and Switzerland's Roger Federer, arguably the two greatest tennis players of all time, had done just about everything in their sport prior -- except play doubles on the same side of the net. View More..

Federer helps strengthen Team Europe's grip on Laver Cup

    Updated On : Sep 23,2017   9:12 pm
Prague, Sep 23 (IANS) Team Europe's Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer on Saturday overpowered Team World's American Sam Querrey 6-4, 6-2 in the Laver Cup's second day. View More..

Muguruza advances to Tokyo Open semis

    Updated On : Sep 22,2017   6:54 pm
Tokyo, Sep 22 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza on Friday advanced to the Tokyo Open semi-finals at the expense of French player Caroline Garcia 6-2, 6-4 here. View More..

Wozniacki bounces back, Konta stunned at Tokyo Open

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   7:16 pm
Tokyo, Sep 21 (IANS) Danish woman tennis star Caroline Wozniacki had to dig deep on Thursday to prevail 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 over United States' Shelby Rogers in the Tokyo Open pre-quarterfinals. View More..

Nadal focused on enjoying tennis, staying healthy

    Updated On : Sep 20,2017   7:40 am
Malaga (Spain), Sep 20 (IANS) Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal said his goal was to enjoy playing tennis and avoid getting hurt. View More..

Muguruza says topping WTA ranking makes her calmer

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   8:36 pm
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza on Monday said topping the Women's Tennis Association rankings made her feel calmer but it weighed heavy on her at the same time. View More..

DSport acquires India broadcast rights for Laver Cup tennis

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   6:22 pm
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) DSPORT, a sports TV channel by Discovery Communications, on Monday acquired the India broadcast rights of the inaugural edition of the Laver tennis Cup. View More..

Davis Cup: India lose 2-3 to Canada

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   4:36 pm
Edmonton (Canada), Sep 18 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri and Ramkumar Ramanathan registered contrasting results in their reverse singles matches as India lost 2-3 to Canada in the Davis Cup World Group play-offs at the Northlands Coliseum here. View More..

Spain's Muguruza continues to top WTA rankings

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   2:36 pm
Madrid, Sep 18 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Garbiñe Muguruza continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association rankings for the second consecutive week. View More..

Nadal maintains No.1 spot in ATP rankings

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   2:34 pm
Madrid, Sep 18 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal held on to the top spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday. View More..

Kazakhstan's Diyas wins first WTA title at Japan Open

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   2:28 pm
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas, the World No. 100, won her first WTA Tour title by defeating Japan's Miyu Kato 6-2, 7-5 in the Japan Open final. View More..

France, Belgium to vie for Davis Cup title

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   1:42 pm
Paris, Sep 18 (IANS) France will clash against Belgium on November 24-26 in the Davis Cup final after defeating Serbia. Belgium defeated Australia. View More..

Davis Cup: Ramanathan loses to Shapovalov, Canada take 3-1 lead

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   3:32 am
Edmonton, Sep 18 (IANS) India team tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan registered a defeat against Denis Shapovalov in the men's singles to allow Canada take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the Davis Cup World Group play-offs at the Northlands Coliseum here. View More..

Abhinansu retains men's singles crown at Calcutta tennis meet

    Updated On : Sep 17,2017   7:58 pm
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Defending champion Abhinansu Borthakur retained his men's open singles title dismissing unseeded Manoj Sewa at the Calcutta Hard Court tennis tournament held on both synthetic as well as red clay courts here on Sunday. View More..