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Bopanna wins French Open Mixed Doubles

Rohan Bopanna joined the elite Slam Club by winning the French Open 2017 mixed finals. He along with Dabrowski has defeated the pair of Farah & Gronfeld in a toughly contested match.

The first set was lost by the Bopanna pair when their opponent claimed it by 6-2 making it look easy for thm to claim the title but things turned upside down when they lost the second set for the same core which is 2-6 which gave lot of hopes for the Bopanna/Dabrowski.

The final set was a toughly contested match with each of them scoring one point over the other and finally Bopanna/Dabrowski pair got the better over their opponents by winning it by 12-10. This made the pair richer by 140,000 Euros. The earlier best by Bopanna in a Slam was being a runner-up in the U.S Open 2010 when he lost to the World No.1 Bryan brothers. He then had a partner Aisam Ul Haq Qureshi of Pakistan.

He was also a runner-up in few other tournaments earlier but 2017 seems to have given him a better start with couple of titles already namely ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte Carlo and Chennai Open. With career best ranking on 3 in July 2013, Bopanna is presently ranked at No.22 and with this title, the ranking is expected to get better.


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