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Ali Sher

Ali Sher

Ali Sher Achievements: In 1991 became the first Indian professional ever to win the prestigious Indian Open title in 1991 Won Arjuna Award in 1991 Won the Indian Open in 1993 Ali Sher’s journey to the top echelons of Indian golf is the proverbial rags-to-riches story. Starting as a caddie at the Delhi Golf Club, […]

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Vijay Amritraj

Vijay Amritraj

Vijay Amritraj Achievements: Reached the quarterfinal of Wimbledon in 1973 and 1981 Reached the quarterfinal of US Open in 1973 and 1974 Part of the Indian team that reached the final of Davis Cup in 1974 Padma Shri in 1983 Vijay Amritraj, born on December 14, 1953, kept the Indian flag flying high, with his […]

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Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza Achievements: First Indian woman to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament First Indian woman to win a WTA singles title (Hyderabad Open in 2005) WTA’s Most Impressive Newcomer for the year 2005 Padma Shri Award in 2006 In a cricket obsessed country like India, tennis player Sania Mirza’s hysterical fan […]

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Ramesh Krishnan

Ramesh Krishnan

Ramesh Krishnan Achievements: Won the junior Wimbledon championship in 1979 Ranked number 1 junior in the world Reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon and US Open Padma Shri Award in 1998 In India, lawn tennis has considerable fan following, thanks to the ace players who have brought laurels to the country. From Mohd Saleem to Sania […]

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Ramanathan Krishnan

Ramanathan Krishnan

Ramanathan Krishnan Achievements: Won the national senior title eight years on the row First Asian to win the Wimbledon junior Singles title World No.3 tennis player in 1960 Reached the semifinals of Wimbledon in 1960 and 1961 In the early 19th century, when lawn tennis was introduced to the Indian masses, the game was dominated […]

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Mahesh Bhupathi

Mahesh Bhupathi

Mahesh Bhupathi Achievements: Became the first Indian to win a Grand Slam by winning the French Open Mixed Doubles title in 1997 Won the Wimbledon and French Open Doubles Title in 1999 Won US Open Mixed Doubles in 1999 Won Australian Open Mixed Doubles in 2006 Padma Shri Award in 2001 Mahesh Bhupathi is an […]

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Gostha Pal

Gostha Pal

Gostha Pal Gostha Pal was an excellent Football Player from India, and formed a strong basis for the success of Indian Football team at the international level in later years. He was a very famous defender and used to play barefooted. Early Life He was born on 20th of August 1896 in Faridpur District of […]

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Leander Paes

Leander Paes

Leander Paes Achievements: Won the 1990 Wimbledon Junior title Won the Wimbledon and the French Open Doubles title in 1999 Bronze medal in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 1996 Carried the tricolor at the 2000 Sydney Olympics opening ceremony Padma Shri Award in 2001 Indian tennis player Leander Paes has […]

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S. Raman

S. Raman

S. Raman Achievements: Won the doubles gold in the Commonwealth Championship in 1997 and 1999 Gold in the 1995 SAF Games Arjuna Award S. Raman is one of few Indian tennis players who have excelled at the international circuit as well. On the roads of Kamlesh Mehta and Chetan Baboor, this ace player gained equal […]

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Kamlesh Mehta

Kamlesh Mehta

Kamlesh Mehta Achievements: Won the senior national title eight times Till date the highest ranked Indian player in Asian, Commonwealth and the World rankings One of the most acknowledged players in Indian table tennis arena, Kamlesh Mehta has been remarkable with the racket in his career expanding to twenty years. He not only proved his […]

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