Miami Open: Rohan Bopanna-Matthew Ebden sail right into men’s doubles Final

Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden beat Marcel Granollers, Horacio Zeballos to get to the Miami Open Men’s doubles final.

Indian tennis stalwart Rohan Bopanna and his Australian partner Matthew Ebden sailed right into the men’s doubles final of the Miami Open with a straight-set win over Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos. Bopanna and Ebden, the Australian Open victors, barely perspired to get the better of Spain’s Granollers and Argentina’s Zeballos 6-1 6-4 in the semifinals on Thursday evening.

Bopanna had actually slid to 2nd spot in the increases positions after a quarterfinal loss at the Dubai Championships and a round-of-32 leave at the Indian Wells Masters, however the semifinal win below will certainly assist the Indian reclaim the leading place when they are upgraded on Monday.

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Following the Australian Open victory, the 44-year-old Bopanna had climbed to the world No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings, coming to be the oldest gamer to do so. In the final, Bopanna and Ebden will certainly tackle Ivan Dodig of Croatia and American Austin Krajicek, that beat the German duo of Kevin Krawietz and Tim Putz 6-4 6-7( 7) 10-7 in the various other semifinal.

For Bopanna, this will be his 14th ATP Masters 1000 final and the first in Miami. On the whole, this will certainly be his 63rd ATP Tour level last. He has until now won 25 doubles titles. This will certainly additionally be the 5th look in an ATP Masters 1000 final for the Bopanna and Ebden pairing.

Bopanna also attained an unusual accomplishment as he became the 2nd Indian after Leander Paes to reach the last of all 9 ATP Masters occasions.

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