India’s veteran tennis participant Rohan Bopanna scripted historical past with a win on the ATP Finals 2023 in Turin on Wednesday, November 15. Bopanna partnered with Matthew Ebden to win the second group stage match within the males’s doubles and have become the oldest participant to win the ATP Finals match.
Rohan Bopanna, 43, broke the retired Canadian participant Daniel Nestor’s file (aged 42 ) for the Oldest participant to clinch a win in match historical past in 2014. Bopanna is exhibiting no indicators of slowing down having just lately received the historic Gold in blended doubles with Rutuja Bhosale on the Asian Video games 2023 in Hangzhou.
Bopanna earlier broke the file for the oldest participant to win the ATP 100 masters title after a sensational triumph within the Indian Wells 2023 doubles occasion with Ebden. Bopanna-Ebden, third-seeded in Group Crimson, misplaced their opening group match in opposition to Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury however recorded a straightforward 6-4, 6-4 win in opposition to Rinky Hijijata and Jason Kubler within the second round-robin match.
Carlos Alcaraz registers maiden win, Jannik Sinner beats Novak Djokovic:
Within the males’s singles occasions on the ATP Finals, the present no.2 Carlos Alcaraz registered his maiden win with a dominating 7-5, 6-2 win over Russia’s Andrey Rublev. Chasing his maiden title, the Spaniard misplaced the opening sport in opposition to Alexander Zverev within the first match of the Crimson Group fixtures. Daniil Medvedev tops the group with two consecutive wins and faces Alcaraz in a mouth-watering conflict on Friday, November 17.
In the meantime, the world no.1 Novak Djokovic suffered an enormous blow on his strategy to file seventh ATP Finals title on Wednesday. The 24-time Grand Slam winner suffered a defeat in opposition to Italian teenager Jannik Sinner by 5-7, 7-6, 6-7 in his second match. Djokovic is about to face Hubert Hurkacz in his final group stage sport on Thursday and stays favorite to prime the Inexperienced Group.
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