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

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Somdev-Devvarman
Mahesh-Bhupathi
Ankita-Bhambri

Halep secures year-end No.1 WTA ranking for 2nd year in a row

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   8:24 pm
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Romanian tennis star Simona Halep secured the year-end world No. 1 spot in the WTA rankings for the second year in a row, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Monday. View More..

Djokovic hails family after Shanghai win

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   6:26 pm
Shanghai, Oct 15 (IANS) Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic, who captured his fourth ATP Shanghai Masters title here, on Monday said that the last three or four months have been "phenomenal", and his family has helped him to overcome adversity after the lacklustre start to the season. View More..

Nadal holds top spot in ATP rankings, Djokovic in 2nd

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   3:28 pm
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained the top spot of men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 7,660 points. View More..

Halep remains on top of world tennis rankings

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   2:30 pm
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday with 7,421 points, followed by Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki. View More..

Del Potro fractures right kneecap

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   10:50 am
Buenos Aires, Oct 15 (IANS) World No. 4 Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro has fractured his right kneecap, initial medical tests said. View More..

Stephens to make 1st WTA Finals appearance

    Updated On : Oct 14,2018   10:34 pm
Florida (US), Oct 14 (IANS) For the first time in her career, US tennis player Sloane Stephens has qualified for the upcoming WTA Finals, the season ending, eight-woman tournament to be held in Singapore, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Sunday. View More..

Djokovic wins record 4th Shanghai Masters, closes in on world No. 1

    Updated On : Oct 14,2018   7:08 pm
Shanghai (China), Oct 14 (IANS) Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic defeated Croatia's Borna Coric 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to claim a record fourth Shanghai Masters title, closing in on the world No. 1 spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings currently held by Spain's Rafael Nadal. View More..

Wang stuns Muguruza, sets up Hong Kong Open final vs Yastremska

    Updated On : Oct 13,2018   8:28 pm
Hong Kong, Oct 13 (IANS) Sixth-seeded Wang Qiang of China rallied on Saturday to pull off a big upset against fourth-seeded Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 7-5 to reach the Hong Kong Open final against Dayana Yastremska of the Ukraine. View More..

Djokovic beats Zverev to reach Shanghai final, secures World No.2 ranking

    Updated On : Oct 13,2018   8:26 pm
Shanghai (China), Oct 13 (IANS) Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic defeated Germany's Alexander Zverev 6-2, 6-1 in the Shanghai Masters semifinals on Saturday, guaranteeing him the No. 2 spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World rankings currently held by Swiss player Roger Federer. View More..

Federer, Djokovoic power into Shanghai Masters semis

    Updated On : Oct 12,2018   11:04 pm
Shanghai, Oct 12 (IANS) The quarter-finals of the ongoing ATP Shanghai Masters saw top two seeds Roger Federer and Novak Djokovoic advancing into semi-finals with straight sets wins here on Friday. View More..

Djokovic powers into third round in Shanghai Masters

    Updated On : Oct 10,2018   2:28 am
Shanghai, Oct 10 (IANS) World number 3 Novak Djokovic breezed into the third round of ATP Shanghai Masters on Tuesday, beating Jeremy Chardy of France in straight sets 6-3, 7-5. View More..

Federer stresses importance of integrity in tennis

    Updated On : Oct 09,2018   1:56 pm
Shanghai, Oct 9 (IANS) Swiss player Roger Federer on Tuesday highlighted the importance of maintaining integrity within tennis, a few days after Spain's Fernando Verdasco caused a controversy after shouting at a ball boy. View More..

Halep maintains top spot in WTA rankings

    Updated On : Oct 08,2018   4:40 pm
Madrid, Oct 8 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep maintained No. 1 spot in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, ahead of Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki. View More..

Nadal stays top of ATP rankings

    Updated On : Oct 08,2018   4:36 pm
Madrid, Oct 8 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,260 points, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer. View More..

Basilashvili upsets Del Potro to win China Open title

    Updated On : Oct 07,2018   8:36 pm
Beijing, Oct 7 (IANS) Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili on Sunday pulled off a big surprise as he defeated the tournament's top-seed, Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro 6-4, 6-4 to earn the China Open title, his second career crown following his 2018 German Open triumph. View More..

Wozniacki beats Sevastova to claim China Open title

    Updated On : Oct 07,2018   5:52 pm
Beijing, Oct 7 (IANS) Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki, seeded second, defeated Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday to win the China Open title, eight years after achieving it for the first time. View More..

Del Potro says he does not feel fully well for China Open final

    Updated On : Oct 06,2018   9:40 pm
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Argentine tennis player Juan Martin del Potro, ranked World No. 4, said on Saturday that the withdrawal of his opponent in the China Open semifinals came at a good time for him to rest since he did not feel 100 percent well for the final due to the flu. View More..

Sevastova stuns Osaka to reach China Open final

    Updated On : Oct 06,2018   9:36 pm
Beijing, Oct 6 (IANS) Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova, the World No. 20, upset Japan's Naomi Osaka, the eighth seed, 6-4, 6-4 win on Saturday to qualify for the China Open final. View More..

Del Potro eases past Krajinovic to enter China Open semis

    Updated On : Oct 05,2018   6:24 pm
Beijing, Oct 5 (IANS) Argentinas Juan Martin del Potro beat Filip Krajinovic of Serbia in straight sets on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the China Open in Beijing. View More..

Wozniacki in China Open tennis semis

    Updated On : Oct 05,2018   6:20 pm
Beijing, Oct 5 (IANS) Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki booked her place in the semi-final of the China Open on Friday with an easy victory over the Czech Republics Katerina Siniakova. View More..