Log In

Anand Amritraj Edit Profile

businessman , tennis player

Anand Amritraj is a former Indian tennis player and businessman.

Background

Anand Amritraj was born in India. His mother is Maggie Dhairyam and his father is Robert Amritraj.

Education

Career

Anand Amritraj and his brothers, Vijay Amritraj and Ashok Amritraj, were among the first Indians to play in top-flight international tour tennis.

Achievements

  • In 1976, the team of Anand and Vijay was semi-finalists in the Wimbledon men's doubles. Anand was part of the Indian team for 1974 Davis Cup, which advanced to the finals of the tournament and then forfeited the championship to South Africa as the Government of India decided to boycott the match in protest against South Africa's Apartheid policies. In 1987 again reached the final against Sweden.

Connections

Brother:
Vijay Amritraj - Indian - actor , tennis player
Vijay Amritraj  - Brother of Anand Amritraj

He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1983.

Brother:
Ashok Amritraj - India - tennis player , film producer
Ashok Amritraj - Brother of Anand Amritraj

He is an Indian American film producer, former tour professional tennis player, chairman and CEO of Hyde Park Entertainment.

son:
Stephen Amritraj - India - tennis player

He is a professional tennis player who represented India.