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A list of the best tennis players from India, ranked by popularity according to user votes. India has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Indian tennis players ever, so if you're a native of India and dream of playing tennis professionally, then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular tennis player from India, you're guaranteed to find them here.

The Indian tennis greats on this list range from Rohan Bopanna to Stephen Amritraj and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Indian tennis players?" and "Who is the best Indian tennis player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of India in order to view more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport, then use this list of talented Indian tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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Leander Paes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from India
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Leander Adrian Paes is an Indian professional tennis player who typically plays in doubles events on the ATP Tour and Davis Cup. Having won eight doubles and seven mixed doubles Grand Slam titles and finishing as runner up in numerous other Grand Slam finals, he is considered to be one of the ...more

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Birthplace: India, Goa

Nationality: India

Year Turned Pro: 1991

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#2020 on The Best Athletes of All Time

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Sania Mirza is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from India
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Sania Mirza


Sania Mirza is a professional Indian tennis player, and as of 13 April 2015, the No. 1 doubles player in the world. From 2003 until her retirement from singles in 2013, she was ranked by the Women's Tennis Association as India's No. 1 player, both in singles and doubles. Throughout her career, she ...more

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Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Nationality: India

Year Turned Pro: 2003

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#1674 on The Best Athletes of All Time

#26 on The Best Women's Tennis Players in the World

#68 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Vijay Amritraj is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from India
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Vijay Amritraj


Vijay Amritraj is a former Indian tennis player, sports commentator and actor. Vijay was born in Chennai, India to Maggie Dhairyam and Robert Amritraj. He and his brothers, Anand Amritraj and Ashok Amritraj, were the successors of Ramanathan Krishnan in top-flight international tour tennis. They did ...more

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Birthplace: Chennai, India

Nationality: India, United States of America

Year Turned Pro: 1970

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Mahesh Bhupathi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from India
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Mahesh Bhupathi


Mahesh Shrinivas Bhupathi is an Indian professional tennis player. In 1997, he became the first Indian to win a Grand Slam tournament. With his win at the Australian Open mixed doubles in 2006, he joined the elite group of eight tennis players who have achieved a career Grand Slam in mixed doubles. ...more

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Birthplace: Chennai, India

Nationality: India

Year Turned Pro: 1995

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#2065 on The Best Athletes of All Time

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Yuki Bhambri is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tennis Players from India
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Yuki Bhambri


Yuki Bhambri is an Indian professional tennis player. He is former Junior No. 1 and winner of 2009 Australian Open Junior Championship. He is first Indian to win the junior Australian Open title and fourth Indian in history to capture a junior singles Grand Slam championship title. He appears in the ...more

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Birthplace: New Delhi, India

Nationality: India

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Somdev Devvarman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tennis Players from India
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Somdev Kishore Devvarman is a professional Indian tennis player. He hit the headlines for being the only collegiate player to have made three consecutive finals at the NCAA, winning back-to-back finals in his junior and senior years at the University of Virginia. Only three other players have ...more

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Birthplace: Guwahati, India

Nationality: India

Year Turned Pro: 2008

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3 people just voted on Ramanathan Krishnan


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Ramanathan Krishnan is a retired tennis player from India who was among the world's leading players in the 1950s and 1960s. He was twice a semifinalist at Wimbledon in 1960 and 1961, reaching as high as World No. 6 in Lance Tingay's amateur rankings. ...more

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Birthplace: Chennai, India

Nationality: India

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Rohan Bopanna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tennis Players from India
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Rohan Bopanna


Rohan Bopanna is an Indian professional tennis player. His singles career high ranking was World No. 213 in 2007 and his career high ranking in doubles was World No. 3 on 22 July 2013. Recently, most of his appearances in professional tournaments have been in doubles matches. He is a member of the ...more

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Birthplace: Bangalore, India

Nationality: India

Year Turned Pro: 2003

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