Rohan Bopanna, a tennis legend who recently placed second in the men’s doubles competition at the US Open, will be joining the Indian team on Wednesday, according to Rohit Rajpal, India’s Davis Cup captain. The team is getting ready for the World Group II play-offs match against Morocco, which will take place at the Vijayant Khand Mini Stadium in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, on Saturday and Sunday.
The 43-year-old Bopanna, who is currently ranked seventh in the doubles world rankings, etched his name in history last week by becoming the oldest player to compete in a Grand Slam doubles final at the US Open. This achievement underscores Bopanna’s enduring commitment to tennis.
Anil Jain, President of the All India Tennis Association (AITA), praised the tennis legend and said, “The Davis Cup is a prestigious competition that has seen many legendary moments. This match in Lucknow is a significant event for all of us. We wish Rohan Bopanna luck on behalf of AITA and all tennis fans in the nation, and we are all looking forward to seeing him serve for India at the Davis Cup for the final time. We salute his commitment, as well as the way he represented the game’s spirit during the US Final.