Rohan Bopanna was in the news recently for reaching the Mixed Doubles Final at the Australian Open and he has played tennis for over 2 decades and at the age of 42, he is still going strong. Rohan Bopanna is one of those Indian tennis players that has not been talked about as much as he should have been. He is an incredible player especially his serve is one of the best
Rohan Bopanna has had some incredible Matches in his career in doubles, including both Men’s and Mixed Doubles. Rohan Bopanna always tries to do better and this is the quality that has helped him so much over the years.
So, let’s look at the Top 5 Matches of Rohan Bopanna:
1) 2017 French Open Mixed Doubles Final
This was the biggest moment in the career of Rohan Bopanna as this was the one and only Grand Slam title he won in his career and this was a great match which went the distance. Hos partner was Gabriela Dobrowski and they beat Anne Gronefeld and Robert Farah to win his Grand Slam title. This was undoubtedly the best match in the storied Career of Rohan Bopanna
2) 2010 US Open Men’s Doubles Final
Although Rohan Bopanna came just short of winning the Grand Slam title here the fight that he and his partner from Pakistan Aisam Ul Haq gave the Bryan Brothers was a sight to behold. As the Bryan Brothers are considered the greatest Doubles team of all time and both the sets went 7-6 and 7-6. Rohan Bopanna played so well in that match especially his serve.
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3) 2018 Australian Open Mixed Doubles Final
The year was 2018 and Rohan Bopanna was in the final of the Mixed Doubles Final and his partner was Timesa Babos and they were taking on Rohan’s former partner in Gabriela Dobrowski and Mate Pavic and in this match it again went down the wire as both teams won a set each and in the third one Rohan just lost by 11-9 meaning by 2 points. This was a hard loss for Rohan but he was determined to fight back.
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4) 2023 Australian Open Mixed Doubles Final
The latest Grand Slam Final that Rohan Bopanna was in was this year’s Australian Open Final and his partner was Indian tennis legend Sania Mirza who was playing her last Grand Slam match and t the whole of India was rooting for them but they came just short as they lost the match by 7-6 and 6-2 and he was so close to winning yet another Slam. Rohan Bopanna does not have years left in him so he will have to find another gear to win his second Grand Slam
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5) 2015 Wimbledon Men’s Doubles Semi Final
This is the last match on this list and it is a cracker as Rohan Bopanna reached the semi final of the event and his partner was Florin Mergea and they were facing Jean Julian Roger and Horia Tecau and this was a 5 set thriller and in the last set of the semi final it was so close as Rohan lost by 13-11 and his dream was broken yet again.
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