Mustafa Ghouse

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Mustafa Ghouse (born 19 August 1980) is a former Indian tennis player, between 1996 and 2008 representing India on the Davis Cup team. Mustafa is also an Asian Games bronze medallist at the 2002 Asian Games in Seoul, South Korea with doubles partner Vishal Uppal.

He is currently the CEO of JSW Sport, and COO of Bengaluru FC, I-League Champions in 2013. As the CEO of JSW Sport, Ghouse oversees the Sports Excellence Program that mentors 40 athletes across Olympic sporting events.

Personal life[edit]

Ghouse currently is based out of Mumbai, Maharashtra. . [1]

Tennis career[edit]

Ghouse was part of the Indian tennis circuit for his participation in the Davis Cup for India in both singles and doubles.[2]

He won an Asian Games bronze medal at the 2002 Asian Games in Seoul, South Korea with Vishal Uppal as his doubles partner. They reached the semi-finals in the bottom half of the draw but lost to eventual silver medallists, Chung Hee-seok and Lee Hyung-taik of South Korea, who were beaten by Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi.[3]

Business career[edit]

As the CEO, Ghouse heads the JSW SEP Programme started in 2012, aimed at nurturing and developing Indian Olympic athletes by providing them access to international standard training facilities in their respective sports.[4]

Ghouse is also the COO of Bengaluru FC post their entry in the I-League in 2013.[5][6]

Ghouse is also listed in the '40 Under 40' list created by Forbes India in 2015.[7]


  1. ^ "A sports club succeeds with professionalism: Mustafa Ghouse". 2014-04-26. Retrieved 2015-11-05.
  2. ^ "Davis Cup rebels form Players' Association". 2013-02-11. Retrieved 2015-11-05.
  3. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Player Profile - GHOUSE, Mustafa (IND)". Retrieved 2015-11-05.
  4. ^ "JSW launches sports excellence programme". The Hindu. 2014-07-18. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2015-11-05.
  5. ^ "Forbes India Magazine - Parth Jindal Is Steering JSW's Sports Vision". 2013-11-25. Retrieved 2015-11-05.
  6. ^ "Arunava about Football: Interview with Mustafa Ghouse (JSW Sports CEO, Bengaluru FC)". 2013-07-31. Archived from the original on 2015-03-17. Retrieved 2015-11-05.
  7. ^ "Seven women in Fortune India's '40 Under 40' list". The Hindu Business Line. 2015-03-10. Retrieved 2015-11-05.

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