Famous Indian Tennis Player, Naresh Kumar, Dies at 93

Naresh Kumar was an Indian tennis player. He has played a record number of 101 Wimbledon matches.

Indian tennis player Naresh Kumar dies at 93

Naresh Kumar, who notably coached a young Leander Paes as India’s Davis Cup captain, has passed away. He was 93. Naresh is survived by his wife Sunita, son Arjun, and two daughters — Gita and Preah. “He was suffering from age-related difficulties since last week. I was told that his likelihood of survival was not very good. I’ve lost a terrific mentor,” Jaideep Mukerjea, who made his Davis Cup debut under Kumar’s captaincy, told PTI.

“Apart from being a tennis player, he was also a very good tennis writer, a commentator before the days of TV,” Mukerjea recalls. “I vividly remember, he was not in the team in 1956 when India faced Australia in the Davis Cup final in Melbourne. He did a commentary in Hindi and English,” he added.

Naresh Kumar Age, Family, Early Life

Naresh Kumar was born on 22 December 1928(93 years old) in Lahore, Punjab, British India. He holds an Indian Nationality and he belongs to the brown ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Capricorn.

naresh kumar family

So yet, Naresh Kumar’s parent’s and siblings’ details are not revealed.

Naresh Kumar Wife, What about his Children?

Kumar was survived by his wife Sunita, son Arjun, and two daughters Gita and Preah.

Naresh Kumar Career, What was his profession?

Naresh Kumar played his first tournament at the Indian International Championships in 1949 where he reached the semi-finals. In the spring of 1949, he reached the final of the Northern Championships in England before losing to Tony Mottram. Later that year he made the final of the East of England Championships before losing to George Worthington.

He played for the India Davis Cup squad for eight years beginning in 1952. He later served as team captain. In 1950 he reached the final of the Bombay tournament before losing to Narendra Nath over three sets to one. In 1951 he reached the finals of the Ceylon Championships at Nuwara Eliya but lost to Iftikhar Ahmed Khan.

The same year he reached the final of the Midland Counties Championships at Edgbaston, England losing to Australias Don Candy. He won two singles championships in the Irish Championships in 1952 and 1953. He also won the men’s singles title in the Welsh Championships in 1952. In 1955 he reached the fourth round in singles at Wimbledon which he lost in straight sets to the No. 1 seed and eventual champion Tony Trabert.

In 1957 he won the singles championship at the Essex Championships at Frinton-on-Sea, England and in 1958 he won his fifth and last singles title at the Wengen event in Switzerland. He played his final tournament also the Asian Championships in 1969.

How much is Naresh Kumar Net Worth?

The financial situation of Naresh Kumar is unknown. However, we think he must have a respectable income from his work. He has not made his financial information public. Therefore, determining his net worth is difficult.

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Which school and college did he go to?

The high school Naresh Kumar went to and the university he graduated from are all under review. Thus, we can assume that he completed his education in his hometown.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Unfortunately, Naresh Kumar does not seem to be available on social media.

Physical Appearance of Naresh Kumar’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorWhite
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Naresh Kumar’s should be knows

Zodiac signCapricorn
Relationship StatusMarried

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