A banker turned author, Anindya Dutta, penned a new book “Advantage India: The Story of Indian Tennis”, a chronicle of Indian Tennis. Advantage India book is a well-researched account of the journey of Indian tennis, with a special section on the Doubles game and on women’s tennis in India. The book is published by Westland publications.

Essence of the book

  • Advantage India book provides an extensive history of Indian tennis on both men’s and women’s side.
  • It is the result of the detailed research of Anindya Dutta on the data from the archives of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and British newspapers from the past 200 years.
  • It features pre-independence players like Mohammed Sleem, the Fyzee brothers, S.M. Jacob and Ghaus Mohammed and tennis icons like Dilip Bose, Sumant Misra, Naresh Kumar and Ramanathan Krishnan.
  • This also features Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza who transformed Women’s Tennis in India.

Advantage India The Story of Indian Tennis book