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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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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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