Mon. Apr 22nd, 2024
Rohan Bopanna creates history, wins elusive Miami Masters title

The Indo-Australian pair Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden continued their great run in 2024 and gained the 1st-ever ATP Miami Masters on Saturday late night.

The pair won the closing 6 points of the championship match for a 6-7(3), 6-3, 10-6 triumph against Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek within Challenging Rock Stadium.

Bopanna and Ebden experienced 3 established factors on serve at 6-5 in the opening set but have been then forced to rally from a established down as the clash among the top rated two seeded teams lived up to their reputation.

With this title, Bopanna broke his history and grew to become the oldest male to acquire a Masters 1000 title on the ATP circuit at the age of 44. He claimed the document final yr by profitable the Indian Wells title.

Bopanna also grew to become only the second Indian player just after Leander Paes to arrive at the finals of all 9 ATP Masters 1000 activities.

“It’s awesome. As very long as you are accomplishing very well in these big events, it’s what we engage in for. I want to do very well in the Masters 1000s and the Grand Slams. It’s fantastic to preserve that history going and continue to keep supplying everybody else a operate for their money,” explained Bopanna following his Miami Masters triumph.

With this acquire, the duo consolidated their posture in initially put in the PIF ATP Dwell Doubles Teams Rankings.

Previously this year, Bopanna/Ebden received their 1st grand slam title soon after successful the Australian Open up 2024 and this is their second title at ATP Masters 1000 stage after their 2023 title run in Indian Wells.

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