Long before she
became famous for her work as a Police Officer, Kiran Bedi née Peshawaria was hitting the
headlines on the sports page for her achievements on the tennis court. Her father Prakash
Peshawaria, an excellent tennis player himself, trained all his daughters to excel at the
game. Kiran and her younger sister Reeta won many titles together. Anu, the youngest of the
sisters, represented the country at Wimbledon, Asian Games, Universiad and won the National
Championship thrice. She was ranked India's No. 1 for a number of years.
These are a few of Kiran's personal landmarks on the tennis courts -
Won the All-India intervarsity tennis title for three years running, with her
younger sister Reeta Peshawaria.
Won Junior National Lawn Tennis Championship held at Amritsar, Punjab in 1966.
Won Asian Lawn Tennis Championship held at Pune, Maharashtra