Australian Open 2024 Men’s Doubles Final: At 43, Rohan Bopanna becomes oldest Grand Slam champion.
Rohan Bopanna’s age of 43 became the oldest player to win a Grand Slam when he and Matthew Ebden defeated the Italian pair.However, let’s take a look at the highlights.
1.Bopanna and Ebden won the Australian Open men’s doubles title.
2.India’s Rohan Bopanna, along with his partner Matthew Ebden, celebrated becoming the oldest number one in men’s doubles history by winning the Australian Open on Saturday.
3. Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden secured their place in the australian open semi-finals with thrilling victories against Tomas Machak and Zhizen Zhang.
4. It was their first title as a team and Bopanna’s first men’s doubles title since the last 60 Grand Slams – a record for most tries before winning.
5.Bopanna’s previous only Grand Slam was won in the 2017 French Open mixed doubles with Canada’s Gabriela Dabrowski.
6. It was Ebden’s second men’s doubles title since winning Wimbledon in 2022 with Bopanna’s fellow Australian Max Purcell.
7. The Indo-Australian pair fought the Italians and won in two sets 7-6, 7-5 in a fierce battle that lasted one hour and 39 minutes.
8.With this win, Rohan Bopanna is known as the oldest player to win a Grand Slam in the Open era, as the Indian won his title today at the age of 43 years and 329 days.