Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden Triumph in Miami Masters Double Title

Rohan Bopanna, Matthew Ebden, Miami Masters

The world of tennis witnessed a thrilling doubles championship match in Miami, USA. The top-seeded team of Rohan Bopanna (India) and Matthew Ebden (Australia) emerged victorious, defeating the second-seeded pair of Ivan Dodig (Croatia) and Austin Krajicek (USA).

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The final match was a nail-biter, with both teams showcasing exceptional skills. Although Bopanna and Ebden faltered slightly in the first set, losing it in a tie-break after holding set points, they displayed remarkable stability. They bounced back stronger in the second set, playing with more ease and freedom, ultimately winning it 6-3.

The deciding set became a true test of their nerves. In a tense situation, Bopanna and Ebden displayed incredible grit, winning an impressive 6 points in a row during the crucial tie-break. This ultimately sealed their victory with a score of 10-6 in the tie-break.

This Miami triumph marks a significant milestone for Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden. It’s their second title of the year, adding to their Australian Open victory earlier in Melbourne. Interestingly, throughout the Miami tournament, they showcased a never-say-die attitude, winning 3 out of 5 matches even after losing the first set. Meanwhile, this run of Bopanna and Ebden will see them earn 447300 Dollars.

“We just tried a different method in the second set,” explained Ebden. “We relaxed and let ourselves play. It turned out well.”

Bopanna, at the impressive age of 44, continues to dominate the court. His powerful and accurate serve proved to be a key factor in their success. “Every time I hit a serve, I felt it was very accurate,” he said. Bopanna’s dedication to the sport is evident in his hunger for more victories. “I want to do well in the Masters and Grand Slams,” he stated. This Miami win adds another prestigious title to his collection, bringing his career total to a whopping 43 doubles titles.

While Bopanna and Ebden were celebrating in Miami, another Indian duo, Rithvik Bollipalli and Niki Poonacha, were making their mark on the Challenger Tour in Mexico. They secured their first Challenger title together, defeating their opponents Antoine Bellier (Switzerland) and Marc-Andrea Huesler (Switzerland) in straight sets (6-3, 6-2).

The world of tennis is filled with exciting doubles teams, and this week both Bopanna-Ebden and Bollipalli-Poonacha proved their mettle on the court. These Indians will surely get many more victories in the future, breaking records and making the nation proud.