Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna got into the Finals
At the Australian Open, Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza appeared in the mixed doubles semifinals today. Sania Mirza is now playing the last Grand Slam of her professional tennis career. Maybe in this tournament, Sania Mirza will earn her 7th major title as she and Rohan have reached the finals at the Australian Open doubles on Wednesday.
The pair of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna knocked out Desirae and Neal in the last hour and 52 minutes of the semifinal match. And finally moved into the finals, which is on the 28th of January against players of Brazil.
Sania has given the statement after the match that It was a very fantastic match and she really had a good time. It was her last match which she played with an incredible player, Rohan Bopanna.
She also said that when she was just 14 years old, Rohan was her first mixed doubles partner and today she is 36 years old and her partner Rohan is now 42 years old but they both are still playing together and this shows how strong the relationship they both have with each other.”
Sania Mirza also declared that the WTA match which will be in Dubai in the month of February will be the final match of her career. In 2009, she achieved her maiden grand slam victory at the Australian Open.
Sania said that she is really not a crier person but at that moment she felt like crying. This place is like her home, she has a family here and many people from other countries are supporting and cheering her up.
Sania Mirza has played many matches where she represented India. In total, she has won six major grand slam titles. She was also ranked as the number one Indian player from 2003 to 2013 by the WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) in the singles format of tennis.
In 2016 she won women's dual-team matches at Melbourne Park with Martina Hingis. She has marked her name in the most-paid athletes in India. She also achieved two golds at the Asian Games in the years 2006 and 2014 both in the mixed doubles format.
Let us also talk about Rohan Bopanna, who is also a professional Indian Tennis player. Since the year 2002, he has been a member of the Indian Davis Cup team. He won one gold in men’s doubles in the year 2018 held at Jakarta.
He has also won two gold medals in the Afro-Asian Games both held in the year 2003 at Hyderabad but one in doubles and the other one in the team tournament. He has won the major four matches. He also reached the finals at the ATP World Tour Finals for the year 2012 and 15.
In the year 2007, he ranked 213 positions in the singles format around the globe. In 2013 he took the 3rd position in the double format of Tennis.