Can you name few famous Indian Lawn Tennis players ?
Few famous Lawn Tennis players are :
1)Vijay Amritraj: Turning professional in 1970, Vijay Amritraj is the pioneering name of Indian lawn tennis. In 1973, he achieved the unthinkable, by reaching the quarterfinals of Wimbledon and US Open. A career interposed by remarkable sparks of genius, with the most spectacular being the victory over Björn Borg at Forest Hills Open in 1974. His highest single’s ranking was of 16, and the acme in doubles being at 13.
2)Ramesh Krishnan: Title winner of the boys’ singles at Wimbledon and French Open, Ramesh Krishnan entered quarterfinals of three Grand Slams during the 1980s. His feats include the famous victory over the then World No.1 Mats Wilander, at the Australian Open in 1989. Accomplishing a career best ATP ranking of 23, he has 8 singles and 1 doubles title to his credit.
3)Mahesh Bhupathi: The other half of the erstwhile ‘Indian Express’ doubles team, that entered the finals of all four Grand slams in 1999, and winning three of those, a paragon feat that had never been achieved since 1952, Mahesh Bhupathi is ironically, the first Indian player to have won a Grand Slam in 1997, along with Rika Hiraki, in mixed doubles. With 52 career titles in doubles, his ATP ranking reached an apex of No.1 in 1999.