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Rohan Bopanna created history by reaching the semi-finals, got the number 1 position at the age of 43 – India TV Hindi

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Rohan Bopanna In Australian Open 2024: India’s star tennis player Rohan Bopanna has created history. He has made it to the semi-finals by registering a spectacular win in the Australian Open 2024. Due to his excellent performance, Bopanna will now become the world number-1 player in doubles. He is 43 years old and even at this age, his agility is evident. He has become the oldest player to become number-1 in men’s doubles tennis and with this he has done a big miracle.

Got reward for explosive performance

Rohan Bopanna and his partner Matthew Ebden have achieved a resounding victory in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open 2024. They have made it to the semi-finals by defeating the Argentinian pair of Maximo Gonzalez and Andres Molteni. Bopanna and his partner registered a comfortable 6-4 and 7-6 win against their opponents in the quarter-finals. Argentina’s players could not stand before him. Bopanna-Ebden will face Tomas Machak and Zhizhen Zhang in the semi-finals. 43-year-old Bopanna has secured the number-1 position in men’s doubles with his victory in the quarterfinals. He is the oldest player to get the number-1 position.

Fourth Indian to do so

Rohan Bopanna is the fourth Indian to be ranked number-1 in doubles in tennis. Before him, Mahesh Bhupathi, Leander Paes and Sania Mirza have become number-1. In the year 2013, Rohan Bopanna had reached world number-3 position. Before Bopanna, America’s Rajeev Ram had become world number one at the age of 38. But now Bopanna has broken Rajiv Ram’s record.

Bopanna reached the semi-finals of Australian Open for the first time

Rohan Bopanna has not won a Grand Slam in doubles till date and he has reached the semi-finals of Australian Open for the first time in his career. Earlier in the year 2022, he had reached the final of the French Open. Where he had to face defeat. He has won the Grand Slam only once in his career. In the year 2017, Bopanna had won the mixed doubles title.

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