6. Tennis. One of the most popular sports in the world, tennis has a keen following in India. Though we haven’t seen a large amount of success on the singles circuit, India has been traditionally known for creating top quality doubles players. Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi together have a number of Grand Slam doubles titles to their name.
India’s tennis Nationals have been in the limelight for all the wrong reasons. For one, India’s big tennis players do not play in the Nationals, which the AITA is trying to change. Also called the Fenesta Open National Championship, held by the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association in New Delhi itself. It includes both men & women, as well as Under 14, Under 16 & Under 18 for boys & girls.
9. Table Tennis. Table tennis is a famous indoor sport in India that has caught on in states like West Bengal and Tamil Nadu. The Table Tennis Federation of India is the official sports body to manage table tennis in India. India’s Sharath Kamal has been ranked 43rd in the world as of 2017.
Tennis in India is limited to urban areas but counted among the top ten most popular sports in India along with Badminton and Football, introduced in India in the 1880. Pehlwani Wrestling is the form of modern Pehelwani and very popular in India since ancient times where it was famously known as Malla-yuddha.
Tennis is most popular, based on online searches for that term, in Australia. By the large list below it is clear how widely the game of tennis is played around the world. ranking. Country. Regional Popularity *. 1. Australia. 100. 2.
Table tennis is a popular indoor recreation sport in India, which has caught on in states including West Bengal and Tamil Nadu. The Table Tennis Federation of India is the official governing body of the sport. India, which is ranked 30th in the world, has produced a single player ranked in the top 50, Sharat Kamal. Volleyball
Harit Mehta: Cricket receives the most money, but there are many other team sports that we play in India. Soccer and hockey are on the up again. Tennis and basketball are very popular among the upper middle class, while badminton is most popular among younger people.
Q. Table tennis has got a lot of attention in recent years in India. What are the factors driving its popularity? A. Definitely, the performance of Indian players on the world stage and the record eight-medal haul in the 2018 Commonwealth Games has made a huge impact. The advent of CEAT UTT [Ultimate Table Tennis, a national TT tournament] and the increased support by the government and the Table Tennis Federation of India has also helped the sport gain popularity in recent years.