French Open 2017 : Rohan Bopanna in the Finals

Rohan Bopanna

India’s star tennis player Rohan Bopanna along with his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski has made his way to the finals of French Open 2017 as they won the semi-final match on Wednesday. Match was against the third seeded Andrea Hlavackova and Edouard Roger-Vasselin which the seventh seeded pair won by 7-5 6-3 .

It is the second time that Bopanna has reached a summit clash of a Grand Slam. The first time was when he made it to the final of US Open men’s doubles in 2010 with Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-haq-Qureshi. Then he lost to the Bryan brothers-Bob and Mike.

The final match of Bopanna and Gabriela is with Germany’s Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Colombia’s Robert Farah, who defeated Casey Dellacqua and Rajeev Ram 6-7(5) 6-3 10-5 to reach the finals.

If Rohan is able to win the final, he will be the fourth Indian to claim a Grand Slam Trophy, the other three being the legendary players – Sania Mirza, Leander Paes, and Mahesh Bhupati.