Traditional Sports in India have been an integral part of the childhood of every Kolkatan and these are played by families as a part of their leisure. Some of the traditional sports in India are played in national and international level also.
Shooting in India has been popular for quite a long time. The maharajas of India were very fond of shooting and used to go out frequently on horseback. Apart from hunting, shooting was also used in military training.
Indian tennis players have always ruled the international tournaments. Legendary players like Vijay Amritraj, Ramanathan Krishnan have brought international glory. Currently Mahesh Bhupati, Leander Peas, Somdev Burman, Sania Mirza have earned many accolades.
Indian Tennis is one of the most popular games after cricket and football. This game concentrates among the rich and the middle class people of India. Tennis has two forms- Table Tennis and Lawn Tennis.