117 Facts About Rohan Bopanna


Rohan Bopanna is an Indian professional tennis player.


Rohan Bopanna has been a member of the Indian Davis Cup team since 2002.


Rohan Bopanna was a finalist at the ATP World Tour Finals in 2012 and 2015.


Rohan Bopanna began playing tennis at the age of 11 because his father wanted him to pursue an individual sport.


Rohan Bopanna did enjoy other games like hockey and football, but by the time he turned 19, tennis became his main priority.


Rohan Bopanna's father, M G Bopanna, is a coffee planter, and his mother, Malika Bopanna, is a housewife.


Rohan Bopanna has an older sister who lives in Mumbai.


Rohan Bopanna made his Davis Cup debut for India versus Australia in September 2002 and turned pro in 2003.


Rohan Bopanna completed his education from Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College which comes under the umbrella of Jain University, Bengaluru.


Rohan Bopanna entered his 1st ever ITF Junior tournament which was India ITF Junior World Ranking Event 1996.


Rohan Bopanna won his singles 1st round match against Girish Ramchandani in straight sets.


Rohan Bopanna then won Arab Contractors International Junior Championships with Rohan Saikia.


Rohan Bopanna ended the year at Duncans ITF Junior World Tennis Championships where he had a 2nd round exit in singles losing to Tembe Kedar and in doubles he partnered with Vijayendra Laad where they lost at semi-finals to top seeds and eventual winners Indo-Brit pair of Manoj Mahadevan and James Auckland in straight sets.


Rohan Bopanna started the year by winning Indian ITF Junior Tournament 1 with Bhatt Ravikiran.


Rohan Bopanna retired in Quarter-finals of singles to Vijay Kannan in first set.


Rohan Bopanna again had a first round exit in singles at 18th Tashkent International Junior Tournament where he lost to 8th seeded Denis Kurmatov in straight sets but reached semi-finals of doubles with Sergei Pozdnev where they lost to 2nd seeds in straight sets.


Rohan Bopanna again reached semi-finals with Bhatt Ravikiran at ITF Frankfurt Championships where they lost in straight sets.


Rohan Bopanna lost to David Sanger in straight sets in final qualifier round of LTA International Junior Championships.


Rohan Bopanna entered 42nd Van Keeken Tournament where he lost in singles to Julien Cassaigne in straight sets.


Rohan Bopanna had a very poor performances in early phase of his senior career.


Rohan Bopanna managed to reach finals of India 2 Masters week 2 with Kedar Shah where they lost in straight sets.


Rohan Bopanna had started entering ITF Circuit Tournaments but didn't get much success as many times his campaign ended in qualifying rounds or first and second rounds of main draw.


Rohan Bopanna had only some occasional semi-finals and finals appearances in this period.


Rohan Bopanna began the 21st century at 2000 Gold Flake Open where he lost to Denis Golovanov in straight sets in first round of qualifiers.


Rohan Bopanna entered India F1 Futures where he lost to Mikhail Chadunel in 2nd round of singles after receiving bye in first round.


Rohan Bopanna then reached semi-finals of India F3 Futures with Rishi Sridhar where they lost to Andy Ram and Nir Welgreen and in singles lost to Ganesh Sundararaju in straight sets in 2nd round after receiving bye un first.


Rohan Bopanna ended the year at India F6 Futures where reached Quarter-finals with Vijay Kannan but lost to Viktor Bruthans in singles 2nd round.


Rohan Bopanna started the year by reaching Quarter-finals of India F1 Futures with Vijay Kannan.


Rohan Bopanna reached semi-finals of India F2 and F3 Futures with Vijay Kannan where both times they lost in straight sets and both he had a first round exit in singles.


Rohan Bopanna reached the finals of India F4 Futures in both singles and doubles.


Rohan Bopanna then reached the finals of India F5 Futures where he again lost to Srinath Prahlad in straight sets.


Rohan Bopanna then lost to Eyal Erlich in singles semi-finals of India F6 Futures.


Rohan Bopanna ended 2002 season by entering Australia F6 Futures where he had first round exit in singles by Todd Reid in straight sets and reached Quarter-finals in doubles with Ronald Rugimbana.


Rohan Bopanna had a good success at ITF futures level in 2002.


Rohan Bopanna won the UAE F2 Futures with his Taiwanese partner Lu Yen-hsun.


Rohan Bopanna then won the Sri Lanka F1 Futures with compatriot Vijay Kannan.


Rohan Bopanna then won the India F5 Futures both singles and doubles with Vijay Kannan.


Rohan Bopanna made his Davis Cup debut in the World Group qualifying match against Australia.


Rohan Bopanna entered Tata Open as a wildcard with his Spanish partner Carlos Cuadrado but they lost in the 1st round in straight sets to Jaroslav Levinsky and David Skoch.


Rohan Bopanna won the Denver Challenger with his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi where they were the top seeds.


Rohan Bopanna then won Indonesia F1 Futures title where he defeated Febi Wediyanto in the final.


Rohan Bopanna was out for 8 weeks due to a bicep injury which made him miss 2004 Chennai Open and Davis Cup tie against New Zealand.


Rohan Bopanna started off the season at India F1A Futures where he lost to Alexey Kedryuk in straight sets and in doubles he was 3rd seed with Vijay Kannan but they lost to Rupesh Roy and Divij Sharan.


Rohan Bopanna won the Kuwait F1 Futures tournament with Mustafa Ghouse.


Rohan Bopanna was then out for almost 9 months due to a career threatening shoulder injury for which he had necessitated a surgery.


Rohan Bopanna made his return at India F3 Futures where he was ousted in first round by Chris Kwon in straight sets.


Rohan Bopanna then lost to Florin Mergea in straight sets of Kuwait F1 Futures.


Rohan Bopanna's disappointment was compounded by his loss in the doubles final.


Rohan Bopanna reached the finals of Bukhara Challenger with Kyu-Tae Im, he reached semi-finals in singles where he lost to eventual champion and 3rd seed Denis Istomin in straight sets.


Rohan Bopanna lost to Bart Beks in straight sets at Seoul Challenger.


Rohan Bopanna lost in the semi-finals of Australia F10 and F11 Futures both times to Australian Luke Bourgeois.


Rohan Bopanna ended the year at India F7 Futures losing to his occasional partner and eventual winner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi.


Rohan Bopanna started the season by qualifying for main draw of Chennai Open by defeating Marcin Matkowski, Danai Udomchoke and Rajeev Ram in straight sets respectively.


Rohan Bopanna then defeated Cyril Saulnier in first round of main draw in straight sets.


Rohan Bopanna entered doubles as a wildcard with Prakash Amritraj where they upset 3rd seeds Yves Allegro and Michael Kohlmann in straight sets in first round, received bye in second round and then upset 2nd seeds Rainer Schuttler and Alexander Waske in semi-finals.


Rohan Bopanna then made his Grand Slam at 2006 Australian Open where he participated in only men's singles event that too in qualifying round.


Rohan Bopanna defeated Yohny Romero in straight sets in the first round.


Rohan Bopanna then had first round exit at Australian F1 Futures losing to Andrew Coelho and reached Quarter-finals with Luke Bourgeois where they lost in a close match.


Rohan Bopanna again had a first round exit at UAE F1 Futures and in doubles he had to give walkover in first round as his partner Prakash was injured.


Rohan Bopanna then had 2 consecutive 2nd round exits at Chikmagalur and Dharwad Challenger losing to Toshihide Matsui and Viktor Troicki in straight sets.


Rohan Bopanna had lost to Dawid Olejniczak in straight sets of Fergana Challenger.


Rohan Bopanna lost to Michael Lammer in straight sets in first qualifying round of French Open.


Rohan Bopanna had first round exits at Surbiton Trophy in both singles and doubles with Nathan Healey.


Rohan Bopanna then entered Wimbledon where in men's singles qualifying round he defeated Tomas Cakl in straight sets in first round but lost to Robert Kendrick in straight sets in second round.


Rohan Bopanna partnered Johan Landsberg in men's doubles qualifying round but they lost in first round to Irakli Labadze and Dusan Vemic.


Rohan Bopanna lost to Rajeev Ram in first round of Aptos Challenger but he took his revenge by defeating Ram and Todd Widom in doubles final with Prakash Amritraj in a hard fought match.


Rohan Bopanna had Quarter-finals exits in both singles and doubles with Prakash at Challenger de Granby.


Rohan Bopanna entered main draw of Mumbai Open as a wildcard and lost to 8th seeded Wesley Moodie.


Rohan Bopanna won the Asian Hopman Cup with Sania Mirza which was the qualifying event for 2007 Hopman Cup.


Rohan Bopanna was selected after Leander Paes withdrew due to an injury.


Rohan Bopanna won his singles match against Lu Yen-hsun but Karan Rastogi and pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes lost their matches.


Rohan Bopanna ended the season at India F3 Futures Tournament.


Rohan Bopanna was top seed in both singles and doubles and managed to reach finals of both events.


Rohan Bopanna ended the season with 259 rank in singles which still remains with best year end singles rank.


Rohan Bopanna won 5 challenger titles and reached 11 finals.


Rohan Bopanna distinguished himself as one of India's finest doubles players at the 2007 Hopman Cup.


India lost to Spain to finish runners-up in Group B, with Mirza and Rohan Bopanna losing both their singles matches, but winning in mixed doubles.


Rohan Bopanna reached Quarter-finals of Dallas Challenger both in singles and doubles.


Rohan Bopanna reached Quarter-finals of Kyoto Challenger with Mustafa Ghouse.


Rohan Bopanna lost to Bastian Knittel in Quarter-finals of Ho Chi Minh City Challenger in a close and hard fought match.


Rohan Bopanna had first round exit at Karlsruhe Challenger in both singles and doubles.


Rohan Bopanna reached semi-finals of Surbiton Trophy with Chris Haggard as four seeds losing to eventual chanpions Mischa Zverev and Alex Kuznetsov in a tie breaker.


Rohan Bopanna won the men's doubles title at the Countrywide Classic in Los Angeles with partner Eric Butorac.


Rohan Bopanna started the season fairly well by qualifying for the Chennai Open, but lost in the first round of the main draw.


Rohan Bopanna started the year on a high, reaching the quarterfinals of the Chennai Open, partnering with Mahesh Bhupathi.


At the US Open, Rohan Bopanna reached the final of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time.


The big-serving Rohan Bopanna was spot-on again, as he accumulated one ace after another.


Rohan Bopanna even pounded an overhead over his shoulder, while retrieved a lob to force an error, causing a commentator to compare it to Roger Federer's between-the-legs winners against Novak Djokovic and Brian Dabul.


Rohan Bopanna was exceptional on serve and conjured some high-intensity aces.


Rohan Bopanna played a decisive role in India's 2010 Davis Cup triumph over Brazil, taking India back to the World Group for the first time since 1998.


Rohan Bopanna finished the 2010 season as world No 8 in doubles.


Rohan Bopanna began the 2011 season with Qureshi at the Chennai Open in early January.


At the 2011 Davis Cup in Serbia, Rohan Bopanna played in singles and doubles with Somdev Devvarman after Paes and Bhupathi pulled out of the tournament due to injuries.


Rohan Bopanna has been selected to participate in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London in the Men's Doubles category partnering Bhupathi.


Rohan Bopanna refused to partner Leander Paes for the doubles event at the Olympics triggering a row which finally led to two participating teams, as Paes partnered with Vishnu Vardhan.


Rohan Bopanna partnered Edouard Roger-Vasselin in Wimbledon in 2013 and reached the semifinals before bowing out of the competition in a hard-fought match that ended in five sets against the Bryan brothers.


Rohan Bopanna started the season with Chennai Open where he partnered with compatriot Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan.


Rohan Bopanna lifted his first title at the tournament by defeating pair of Purav Raja and Divij Sharan in an all Indian final.


Rohan Bopanna entered the French Open with Canadian Gabriela Dabrowski.


Rohan Bopanna finished the year with doubles ranking of 18 winning three titles from six final appearances.


In 2021 Rohan Bopanna participated in the Australian Open where he partnered with Ben McLachlan.


Rohan Bopanna later entered as an alternate in the qualifying draw of the 2021 Singapore Tennis Open, a new 250 Series tournament, returning to play singles five years after the last time.


Rohan Bopanna lastly played as a doubles pair with Qureshi at 2021 Kremlin Cup and reached the second round.


Rohan Bopanna then paired up with Canadian Denis Shapovalov with whom he had recently reached the quarterfinals of Indian Wells Masters.


Rohan Bopanna ended the year with a semifinal loss at St Petersburg Open.


Rohan Bopanna started the year with an ATP Tour 250 title at 2022 Adelaide International pairing with compatriot Ramkumar Ramanathan defeating top seeds Marcelo Melo and Ivan Dodig in straight sets in final.


Rohan Bopanna paired up with Edouard Roger-Vasselin for 2022 Adelaide International 2 and 2022 Australian Open but they had first round exits in both tournaments.


Rohan Bopanna lost in the first round in the Mixed doubles event with Darija Jurak Schreiber.


Rohan Bopanna reached the quarterfinals of the Rotterdam Open and finals of the Qatar Open with Denis Shapovalov losing to pair of Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski both times.


Rohan Bopanna had a first round exit at Dubai tennis championships with Aslan Karatsev losing to top seeds and eventual finalists Mate Pavic and Nikola Mektic.


Rohan Bopanna began clay court season with Jamie Murray at 2022 Indian Wells Masters en route to semi-finals defeating 3rd and 7th seeds but losing to top seeds and eventual champions Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury in tie-breaker.


Rohan Bopanna began grass court season by reaching the semifinals of Stuttgart Open with Denis Shapovalov.


Rohan Bopanna won his first title with Matthew Ebden as a team at the 2023 Qatar ExxonMobil Open.


Rohan Bopanna was awarded the Ekalavya Award by the Government of Karnataka in 2005 for his achievements on court.


Rohan Bopanna donates part of the profits generated by sales of 'Stop War Start Tennis' merchandise to the not-for-profit organisation 'GoSports Foundation'.


Rohan Bopanna is a member of the 'Champions for Peace' club, a Monaco-based international organization placed under the High Patronage of Prince Albert II.


Rohan Bopanna, who is married to Supriya Annaiah, resides in Bengaluru, where he is the part owner of a very popular restaurant.