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

Zverev beats Almagro in Barcelona Open 2nd round

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   10:50 pm
Barcelona, April 25 (IANS) German tennis player Alexander Zverev entered the third round of the Barcelona Open after defeating Spain's Nicolas Almagro here on Tuesday. View More..

Tennis: US stun Czech to reach Fed Cup final against Belarus

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   8:02 pm
Tallahassee (Florida), April 24 (IANS) The United States stunned the Czech Republic 3-2 to advance to the final of the Fed Cup tennis tournament, setting up a match-up with unexpected finalists Belarus. View More..

Nadal jumps up to 5th place in tennis rankings

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   5:30 pm
Madrid, April 24 (IANS) Spanish star Rafael Nadal jumped up two spots to be fifth in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles rankings released on Monday, while Briton Andy Murray continued to lead the list. View More..

Serena Williams regains top spot in tennis rankings

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   5:20 pm
Madrid, April 24 (IANS) United States tennis icon Serena Williams has returned to the top of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings, released on Monday, with 7,010 points. View More..

Nadal wins his 10th Monte-Carlo Masters

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   10:02 pm
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 23 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal won the Monte-Carlo Masters by defeating his countryman Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the final here on Sunday to become the first player in the Open Era to have won 10 titles of the same tournament. View More..

Nadal wins his 10th Monte-Carlo Masters

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   8:44 pm
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 23 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal won the Monte-Carlo Masters by defeating his countryman Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the final to lift the 10th title of his favourite tournament here on Sunday. View More..

Bopanna-Cuevas win Monte Carlo Masters title

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   5:50 pm
Roquebrune Cap Martin (France), April 23 (IANS) Indian star Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas defeated the Spanish team of Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez in a tough three-set battle to win the men's doubles title at the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament here on Sunday. View More..

Bopanna-Cuevas win Monte Carlo Masters

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   4:42 pm
Roquebrune Cap Martin (France), April 23 (IANS) Indian star Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas defeated the Spanish team of Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez in a tough three-set battle to win the men's doubles title at the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament here on Sunday. View More..

Bopanna-Cuevas enter Monte Carlo final

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   11:20 pm
Roquebrune Cap Martin (France), April 22 (IANS) Indian star Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas defeated Romain Arneodo of Poland and Hugo Nys of France in straight sets to enter the men's doubles final of the Monte-Carlo Masters tennis tournament here on Saturday. View More..

Bopanna-Cuevas enter Monte Carlo semis

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   3:28 pm
Roquebrune Cap Martin (France), April 22 (IANS) Indian star Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas won a tough three-set battle against Henri Kontinen of Finland and Australia's John Peers to enter the men's doubles semi-finals of the Monte-Carlo Masters tennis tournament here. View More..

Albert defeats Cilic, advances to Monte-Carlo semis

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   7:16 pm
Roquebrune Cap Martin (France), April 21 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Albert Ramos-Vinolas defeated Croatia's Marin Cilic on Friday, advancing to the Montecarlo Rolex Masters semi-finals for the first time. View More..

Bopanna-Cuevas enter Monte Carlo quarters

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   2:08 pm
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 21 (IANS) Indian star Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas have entered the men's doubles quarter-finals at the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament following a hard fought three-set win over fifth seeds Raven Klaasen and Rajeev Ram here. View More..

Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas knocks out Murray from Monte-Carlo Masters

    Updated On : Apr 20,2017   7:16 pm
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 20 (IANS) World No.1 Andy Murray was knocked out on Thursday from the Monte-Carlo Masters, after suffering a shock defeat against Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the men's singles pre-quarterfinals. View More..

Bopanna-Cuevas advance at Monte Carlo Masters

    Updated On : Apr 19,2017   7:50 pm
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 19 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas beat Marcin Matkowski of Poland and Austrian Alexander Peya to enter the second round of the men's doubles event at the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament here on Wednesday. View More..

Murray in Monte-Carlo Masters 3rd round

    Updated On : Apr 19,2017   7:34 pm
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 19 (IANS) British tennis star Andy Murray advanced to the third round of the Monte-Carlo Masters after eliminating Luxembourg's Gilles Muller here on Wednesday . View More..

Tennis Australia launches new programme to boost youth participation

    Updated On : Apr 19,2017   7:08 pm
Canberra, April 19 (IANS) Tennis Australia has launched a new programme aimed at re-invigorating interest in the sport in which the country used to be No.1 in the world, with Aussie young guns Daria Gavrilova and Thanasi Kokkinakis to champion the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Match Play. View More..

Djokovic upsets Simon, Tsonga loses in return at Monte-Carlo Masters

    Updated On : Apr 19,2017   3:10 pm
Paris, April 19 (IANS) Second-seeded Novak Djokovic had to come back from 4-5 deficit in the deciding set to beat local player Gilles Simon 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 in the second round of the men's singles competition at the ATP Monte-Carlo Masters tennis tournament here. View More..

Mannarino beats Tsonga in Monte-Carlo Masters 2nd round

    Updated On : Apr 18,2017   10:14 pm
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 18 (IANS) French tennis player Adrian Mannarino eliminated his compatriot Jo-Wilfried Tsonga from the second round of the 2017 Monte-Carlo Masters here on Tuesday. View More..

Berdych advances in ATP Monte-Carlo Masters

    Updated On : Apr 18,2017   1:40 pm
Paris, April 18 (IANS) Czech tennis player Tomas Berdych stormed into the second round of ATP Monte-Carlo Masters, defeating Russian qualifier Andrey Kuznetsov, while German youngster Alexander Zverev edged past Italian veteran Andreas Seppi. View More..

Murray stays at top of ATP rankings

    Updated On : Apr 17,2017   4:30 pm
Madrid, April 17 (IANS) British tennis ace Andy Murray continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings, released on Monday. View More..