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India

Saketh Myneni (28 years): Is the second best ranked Indian at 175. Won the Asian Games mixed doubles gold with Sania Mirza, and the men’s doubles silver with Sanam Singh, in Incheon in 2014. Is a member of the Indian Davis Cup team. Has won two Challenger and nine Futures singles titles in the international circuit. In doubles, has won five Challenger and 12 Futures titles.

Ramkumar Ramanathan (21 years): Ranked 211. Made the quarterfinals of the $430,000 Chennai Open ATP Tour event this season. Trains in Spain. Has won 11 ITF Futures singles titles, five of them abroad. Has won 13 doubles titles.

Sanam Singh (28 years): Ranked 277. Has played Davis Cup for India. Had won the men’s doubles Asian Games gold with Somdev Devvarman in 2010 in Guangzhou. He won the doubles gold with Saketh Myneni in Asian Games in Incheon in 2014. Has won nine singles titles in the ITF Futures circuit. Has won four Challenger and six Futures doubles titles.

Divij Sharan (29 years): A doubles specialist ranked 132. Had a best rank of 63 in 2014. Has played Davis Cup for India. Won the Asian Games men’s doubles bronze medal with Yuki Bhambri in Incheon in 2014. Has played all the four Grand Slams in doubles. Reached the third round of doubles at the US Open with Yen Hsun Lu of ChineseTaipei in 2013. Won an ATP Tour title with Purav Raja in Bogota in 2013. Won eight Challenger doubles titles, and 19 doubles titles at the Futures level.

Vijay Sundar Prashanth (29 years): Ranked 404. Sixth best Indian in terms of his singles rank. Has won three ITF Futures singles titles and eight doubles titles.

Women

Ankita Raina (23 years): Best ranked Indian woman singles player, at 307. Ranked a career-best 222 in April 2015. Has won five ITF singles titles including one at the $25,000 level. Has won seven doubles titles. A regular member of the Fed Cup and Asian Games teams.

Rishika Sunkara (22 years): Ranked 492. Was part of the Indian team in the Asian Games in Incheon in 2014. Has won two singles titles and eight doubles titles in the ITF circuit.

Prerna Bhambri (23 years): Has won the national women’s singles title for the last four successive years. Currently ranked a career-best 399. Has won five singles titles and two doubles titles, in the ITF circuit.

Prarthana Thombare (21 years): Had won the Asian Games women’s doubles bronze medal with Sania Mirza in Incheon in 2014. Ranked 523 in singles and 260 in doubles. Has won three singles titles and 16 doubles titles in the ITF circuit.

Natasha Palha (22 years): Ranked 544. Has won three ITF women’s doubles titles. Was part of the Indian team for the Asian Games in Incheon in 2014.

Sharrmadaa Baluu (22 years): Ranked 664. Used to train at the Schuttler-Waske Tennis Centre in Germany. Has won two singles titles and 10 doubles titles in the ITF circuit.

Pakistan

Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi (35 years): Had enjoyed success and made news with Indian Davis Cupper Rohan Bopanna as his doubles partner, on the international circuit. Was ranked a career-best 125 in signles in 2007 and No.8 in doubles in 2011. Won a round of singles in Wimbledon in 2007. Was runner-up in doubles at the US Open in 2010 with Bopanna, and had reached semifinals of French Open doubles in 2012. Has won 11 doubles titles on the Tour. Was ranked No.7 as a junior in 1998.

Aqeel Khan (36 years): Had won the Indian national championship in Delhi. Had a career-best singles rank of 349 in 2004. Ranked joint 1777 now. Has won three ITF Futures singles titles and two of them were in India. A member of the Pakistan Davis Cup team.

Mohammad Abid (25 years): Ranked 1777T. Part of Pakistan Davis Cup team.

Yasir Khan (26 years): Not ranked now. Best rank 1419 in 2008.

Women

Sara Mansoor (28 years): Not ranked. Plays Fed Cup regularly. Has not been playing the international professional circuit after 2008.

Sarah Mehboob Khan (25 years):

Ushna Suhail (22 years): Ranked 1002. Has been playing the international circuit around the world. Had made the doubles semifinals in a $10,000 event in Egypt with the Indian Olympian, Rushmi Chakravarthi.