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43-Year-Old Bopanna Makes Grand Slam History, wins the Men’s Double Australian Open 2024 Title

43-Year-Old Rohan Bopanna Makes History with Australian Open Win! Bopanna and Matt Ebden claimed the Men's Doubles title, making him the oldest Grand Slam champion and World No. 1 in Open Era history! Read about his incredible journey.

Harsh Chopra
Last updated: 27.01.2024
43-Year-Old Bopanna Makes Grand Slam History

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At 43, Rohan Bopanna makes history! He claims his first Men's Doubles Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, becoming the oldest champion and World No. 1 in the Open Era.

Key Takeaways:

  • Bopanna, paired with Matt Ebden, defeated Bolelli/Vavassori 7-6(7), 7-5 in the final.

  • This is Bopanna's 2nd Grand Slam title, following his Mixed Doubles win at the 2017 French Open.

  • He's the first Indian to win a Men's Doubles Grand Slam since 2013.

  • Bopanna, now the oldest World No. 1, inspires athletes to defy age barriers.

The Men’s Doubles Final at the Australian Open was played on 27th January and Rohan Bopanna has made history at the Australian Open. He has just won his first Men’s Doubles Grand Slam Title at the age of 43 years. He and his partner from Australia Matt Ebden have made history. Rohan Bopanna is also the World Number 1 when it comes to Men’s Doubles. This is amazing news for sports fans across India and inspiration to all those who think that there is no future in sports after 40.


Let’s talk about the history making moment of Rohan Bopanna

The Evergreen Rohan Bopanna creates history at the Australian Open

Rohan Bopanna and his partner Matt Ebden were in the Final of the Australian Open and they were facing Simone Bolelli and Andrea Vavasaori of Italy. This was a very tight match and both teams were equal. The first set went to a tie break at 6-7 but it was the pair of Rohan Bopanna and Matt Ebden that won that and took a set lead. The second set was equally competitive as Rohan Bopanna and Matt Ebden won it by 7-5. This was a 2 set thriller but the World Number 1 Rohan Bopanna kept his cool and the Grand Slam with the local boy Matt Ebden and this is a memory he will always cherish.

In the semi final Rohan Bopanna and Matt Ebden had one of their toughest matches as they faced Zhang Zhichen and Tomas Machac and this match took a lot out of them. They won the first set 6-3 but lost the second by 3-6. It all came down to the last set and Rohan Bopanna and Matt Ebden won it 7-6 and they won 10-7 in the tie break. Rohan Bopanna has started the year in great fashion and the number 1 would want to win the remaining 3 Grand Slams as well. Rohan Bopanna has shown that determination and hard work can take a sportsperson anywhere. This will inspire young men and women to take up Tennis Across India.

Let’s look at the History making facts of this incredible win by Rohan Bopanna

  • Rohan Bopanna is the oldest male Grand Slam Winner in the Open Era at 43 Years Old.

  • Rohan Bopanna is the oldest World number 1 in the Open Era.

  • This is his first Men’s Doubles Grand Slam and he won it with his partner Matt Ebden from Australia.

  • Rohan Bopanna has won his 2nd Grand Slam of his career after winning the Mixed Doubles French Open in 2017 with Gabriela Dabrowski.

  • Rohan Bopanna and Matt Ebden won the Final of the Australian Open by 7-6 and 7-5 in 2 sets

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