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Lawn tennis as a hobby

(i) Know about fundamental traits required, rules, regulations, prominent sporting events(viz. the four grand slams) ATP events held in India.

(ii) Know about legends and important players associated with this game and have a brief idea about their achievements(Rod Laver, Don Budge, Maureen Connolly, Bjom Borg, John McEnroe, Martina Navaratilova, Steffi Graf, Pete Sampras, Roger Federer, etc.) and Indian players(like Amritrajs, Krishnans, Paes, Bhupati, Sania Mirza, etc.)

(iii) Tennis in India has shown resurgence, popularity, increased sponsorship and corporate interest in recent years. What’s the reason for it?

(iv) What should be done to improve India’s performance at International levelspecially in Davis Cup? Should Government play a role in it? Or should it be left to the Tennis Associations, Corporates and sports houses to fend for themselves, while the Government’s limited sporting resources should be conserved for other games and sports?

(v) When can an Indian player be expected to win a Singles Grand Slam event?

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