No matter what age you are, this game has always been a good experience for those who want to explore their world with joy. There are number of Tennis Players who have shown their talent globally and have been honored with some awards. They are the true inspiration for the young and upcoming Tennis Players in the coming years.
Following are the list of Top 5 Tennis Players from India that you can read and add to your knowledge.
5. Mahesh Bhupathi
This famous Tennis Player was born in the year 1974 and is considered as one of the top doubles players in the history of tennis. He began his career in tennis in the year 1995. He is the first Indian to win a Grand Slam title in the year 1997. He has represented India in the Davis Cup as well as in other events such as the Asian Games and the Olympics. He was the recipient of many awards such as Padma Shri in the year 1991.
4. Leander Paes
He was born in the year 1974. He completed his education from the University of Calcutta. In his journey in tennis he has won many titles in his life. In his starting career he won the junior curcit and the junior US open and Wimbledon titles. He along with his partner has made many world records and has proved India in the international level. He was awarded with Padma Shri from the government of India in the year 2001.
3. Vijay Amritraj and Anand Amritraj
These two brothers have always proved India in the international level. They are the first Indians to play in top-flight international tour tennis. They carried tennis on their shoulders and lead India to qualify for the two Davis Cup finals in the year 1974 and 1987. Although these two brothers have received many awards in their life out of all the government of India awarded Vijay Amritraj with Padma Shri award in the year1983 and Anand Amritraj received Arjuna award in the year 1985.
2. Ramesh Krishnan
This famous Tennis Player was born in the year 1961. He won the junior title both at Wimbledon and the French open in the year 1979. During his career he has won many titles and was ranked as 23rd in the world tennis. He was also the member of Davis Cup team in the year 1987 along with Amritraj brothers. He has contributed a lot in the history of Indian Tennis.He was awarded the Padma Shri by the government of India in the year 1998.
1. Ramanathan Krishnan
He was born in the year 1959. The world of Indian Tennis also includes this man who has proved India in the international level. He was the first Asian to win the Wimbledon junior title in the year 1954. He has mark an entry in the global tennis map and was considered as favorite because of his gaming style and got much recognition. He was awarded with Arjuna award in the year 1961, the Padma Shri in the year 1962 and Padma Bhushan in the year 1967.