Triple Glory for India at Wimbledon 2015…

Posted: July 14, 2015 in Uncategorized

Take off with Natarajan

Tennis in India is all about the doubles. Apart from Leander Paes’ bronze medal in men’s singles at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, Sania Mirza breaking into the top 30 and Vijay Amritraj’s top ranking of 16 – best ever singles ranking by an Indian, there haven’t been any major achievements in singles for the country to boast of.

While big trophies in the singles has eluded Indian players so far but they have done considerably well in doubles. Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi teamed up for a record-breaking partnership in the 1990s to start a golden era in Indian tennis that was later taken forward by Sania Mirza and Rohan Boppanna. These incredible athletes, with their constant success at the highest level, have kept the sport in focus in a cricket-mad country and made it a doubles powerhouse.

This year India ushered into a new glory at the majestic Wimbledon championships…

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