India’s veteran tennis participant Rohan Bopanna met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday and offered the racket that introduced him the Australian Open 2024 title final week. Bopanna shared some footage of him representing the Australian Open Cup and his racket with Modi and thanked the latter for acknowledging his glory in Melbourne.
“I had the privilege to satisfy our honourable Prime Minister Modi ji at present,” Bopanna wrote in his X submit. “This acknowledgement could be very humbling & it was my honour to current the very racket that led me to turn out to be World No. 1 and the AO grand slam champion. Your grace has left me impressed & inspired, PMOIndia.”
The 43-year-old Bengaluru-born Bopanna grew to become the one fourth Indian after legendary Sania Mirza, Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupati to clinch the Grand Slam title and prime the ATP rankings in doubles. Bopanna additionally scripted historical past on the Asian Video games 2023 in Hangzhou by claiming a Gold medal within the blended doubles with Rutuja Bhosale.
Bopanna, who gained his first Grand Slam title on the French Open 2017, has been in sensational kind on ATP excursions recently. He and Ebden tasted defeats within the Paris Masters and Adelaide Worldwide not too long ago however displayed utter dominance at Melbourne Park in two weeks of the Australian Open.
Bopanna-Ebden registered an exciting 7-6, 7-5 win towards unseeded Italian dup of Andrea Vavassori and Simone Bolelli on the Rod Laver Enviornment. Each Bopanna and Ebden counted on their expertise by clinching the first-set tiebreaker by 7-0 and appeared too robust for his or her opponent within the second set.