Rohan Bopanna Becomes Oldest Indian Wells Champion At 43. Rohan Bopanna, a veteran in tennis, and his Australian partner Matt Ebden lifted the men’s doubles trophy at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, USA, making Bopanna the oldest ATP Masters 1000 champion.
Bopanna, who was playing in his 10th ATP Masters 1000 final, expressed his delight after winning the title with his partner Ebden in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. He said, “Truly special. It’s called Tennis Paradise for a reason.
On Saturday, the duo of Bopanna and his partner secured a victory in the final against top-seeded Wesley Koolhof of the Netherlands and Neil Skupski of Britain. They won the match 6-3, 2-6, 10-8.
Bopanna, who is 43 years old, now holds the title of the oldest ATP Masters 1000 champion, surpassing the previous record set by Daniel Nestor of Canada, who had claimed the 2015 Cincinnati Masters at the age of 42.
This victory adds to Bopanna’s impressive collection of 24 tour-level trophies, including five Masters 1000 doubles titles. The last Masters 1000 title was won in Monte Carlo in 2017.
What Is The Doubles Rank Of Bopanna?
Bopanna, a former World No. 3, rose four places to reach No. 11 in the Pepperstone ATP Live Doubles Rankings.
What Is Next For Bopanna?
The 43-year-old athlete is known for his perseverance and dedication to the sport of tennis. Despite his age, he doesn’t plan on slowing down anytime soon. In fact, he’s more motivated than ever to give his all in the upcoming tournaments. He’s been training rigorously, focusing on improving his skills and stamina to compete at the highest level.
His ultimate goal is to win a grand slam in the doubles category, and he’s leaving no stone unturned to make it happen. He’s been working closely with his partner, fine-tuning their strategies and practicing their moves on the court. They both share a strong bond and trust each other’s abilities, which makes them a formidable team.
The athlete’s fans are eagerly waiting to see him in action. They’re thrilled to witness his remarkable talent and fierce determination on the court. They believe that he has what it takes to claim the cup and make history. With his years of experience and unwavering spirit, he’s sure to give tough competition to his opponents.