The Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand Under His Majesty’s Patronage
In 1987 : The first time that tennis came to Thailand by the foreigner who came to visit Thailand. The first Thai who play was Thai students who came back from student in Europe.
In 1920: The Royal family Krom Muem Phittaya longkorn, Mr.R. Dikrech and Phya Suphanasombat prepared to settle up the law tennis Association.
In 1926: King Prapokklao Rama VII Found the first. Lawen Tennis Association of Thailand at Saralom Garden .
In 1927: The First meeting was held by Krom Muam Phittaya longkorn on 14 April 1927 .There were 12 Association joined this meeting . Amusement association , railways association Lampang association, Silom association, Warrant association , Chiengmai Gyms association, Songkla association, Military association and Phuket association . They conclude to settle the lawn tennis Association will all regulation for using since 15 April 1927 . On 15 April 1927 It was the ouegind day of Lawn tennis Association of Thailand .
In 1951: The Committer have resolution for Honor Secretary to design the sign by having No7 underneath the crown to be honored king Prapokklao(Rama VII) And it was pronounced to be the ten nis Day on 15 April or ever year.
In 1966: Thailand was the host of Asian Game V. There were the construction of Tennis national Stadium at Pratumwan behind Suphachlasai Stadium. Using for competition and working place for Lawn Tennis Association since then.
In 1976: The Sport Authority of Thailand Constructed 6 tennis courts and handed to Lawn Tennis Association including the working official building as well.
In 1977 : Thailand was again been hosting .The Asian Games VII . It got the budget to build another 2 Tennis courts and Founded it self for the stadium. There was now total 8 tennis courts.
In 1984 : There was big renovation when Thailand again hosted for the Asian Game X
In 1966: Thailand hosted the Asian Games X III, The d to sport Authority of Thailand built up “Rajamang kata Keethasathan ” in the sport complex And some parts of tennis courts had to be used. For the entrance and exist so tennis had to move play at sport complex at Muang Thong Thanni . And Lawn Tennis Association office had to move to Nitingal Oympic court since December 1996.
In 1997: After Asian Game XIII , Bangkok Land company ltd. Handed 11 tennis courts, 1 center courts, Swimming pool, squash court and 10 rooms on 4th floor in next building near by the tennis court for Lawn Tennis Association for holding
the matched , practicing the youth players for the National team. Making agreement for 5 years since Febuary 1997 – 31 May 2002
In 2002: Lawn Tennis Association had to move to chart pattana pitiable party, building on 3rd floor at 327 Sukkothai, dusit, Bangkok 10300 . Until march 2004. And Again it had to move because of renovation for using for senate committee bureau.
The President of Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand
Since getting Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand, there are 16 Presidents the name as following,
1. The Royal Famaily Krom Muam Phihayalongkorn 1927-1939
2. Gen.Luang Bomyothy 1939-1941
3. Mjor Khunsrisarakorn 1941-1947
4. King’s grancson- wimwathit Rapeephat 1947-1951
5. Chun Pinthanon 1951 -1952
6. Muangroeng Wasantasing 1952-1962
7. Dr. Banjong Koralak 1962-1963
8. Gen.Krit Sriwara 1963-1975
9. Gen.Virin Beowkaimook 1975-1978
10. Gen.Vinas Sirikaya 1978-1980
11. Warin Phamsiriwong 1982-1984,1989-1991,1994-1996
12. Major Surapition and Amomvichej 1984-1988
13. Somchit Thongpradab 1991-1994
14. Gen.Saiy Kertpol 1996-1998
15. Gen.Arkradej Sasiprapha 1998-2002
16. Suvat Limpataphanlop 2000-present
Land History of Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand Under His Majesty’s Patronage.
The rich women, khun plasook and Mss. Ngek Maneejuk. Offered this charity land on 5th September 1944 to Gen. Warin Beowkaimook, President of Lawn tennis Association. At that time, Using for tennis activites in conditions not to use for others purpose. And not giving this land to others who were not concern tennis Association and could be exchange with the same purpose of Lawn tennis Association. Within Muangthongthani only.
Ps. Proposal at 55-63 Rajadamri Rd, Bangkok on the 5th September 1982 The amount of Land should not be of served only knowing that was not connoted. Excepted that khun Phasook and Mrs. Ngek maneejuk also offered land to phasookmaneejak Temple and Phasookmaneejak school as well. And this land connoted to Bangkok Land also.
On April 1983 , Mr Wain Poonsiriwong: the president of Lawn Tennis Association . at that time exchanged the land by agreements by 3 groups , Bangkok land , Phasookmaneejak temple and Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand . For purpose of land scape to be a aquare shape to make it much more useful by
- Bangkok land would lost 446 square wah on Phasookmaneejak temple would gain more 230 square wah
- Lawn tennis Association or Thailand would agin another 216 square wah
According to this exchange no fees concerned . But since then , the proposal was not reached until major. Surapitoh Amornvichej president at that tennis Signed the official agreement on 17th August 1986.
Lawn Tennis Association Also could get official landscape registration on 12th May 1990. for amount of 13 acres 29 square wah Reg.no.77731 No. 77731, book no. 758 page 31, pakret,Nonthaburi , land no 1792