• Tuesday, December 06, 2022

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Rohan Bopanna wins maiden grand slam title at French Open

Rohan Bopanna became the fourth Indian to win a Grand Slam title

By: Sarwar Alam

India’s Rohan Bopanna and Canada’s Gabriela Dabrowski saved two match points to claim their first Grand Slam title on Thursday (8) with victory in the French Open mixed doubles final. The seventh seeds defeated Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany and Colombia’s Robert Farah 2-6, 6-2, 12-10 in the final. But they did it the hard way, coming back from a set and break down as well as trailing 9-7 in the super tiebreak where they faced two match points. It was a first Slam title for both the 37-year-old Bopanna and his 25-year-old partner from Ontario. “It’s truly special. You know,…

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