R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex

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R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex
आर.के. खन्ना टेनिस अखाड़ा (Hindi)
RK Khanna Tennis Complex New Delhi - Centre Court.jpg
Centre court of R K Khanna Tennis Complex
LocationAfrica Avenue, Delhi
India India
Coordinates28°33′36″N 77°11′19″E / 28.56000°N 77.18861°E / 28.56000; 77.18861Coordinates: 28°33′36″N 77°11′19″E / 28.56000°N 77.18861°E / 28.56000; 77.18861
OperatorDelhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA)
Capacity5,015
SurfaceHard / Outdoor
Construction
Opened1982
Renovated2009
Tenants
Davis Cup
India Open (2012 - present)

R. K. Khanna Tennis Complex is a tennis stadium in New Delhi, India. It has a centre court, six match courts and six warm-up courts. It has a capacity of 5,015.[1] The stadium was opened in 1982, and was renovated in 2009.

The arena was named after Raj Kumar Khanna, a former president of the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and a former non-playing captain of the India Davis Cup team.

It was a venue for the tennis events at the 1982 Asian Games and 2010 Commonwealth Games. It is also used sometimes for India's Fed Cup and Davis Cup matches.

From 2012 it will annually host the India Open, a WTA Challenger Tournament.

Centre Court at night at the 2010 Commonwealth Games Mixed Doubles Final between Scotland and Australia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ XIX Commonwealth Games, RK Khanna Tennis Complex