Rohan Bopanna Birthday, Age, Family & Biography


Rohan Bopanna

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BIRTHDAY 4 March, 1980
BIRTH PLACE Bengaluru , Karnataka
COUNTRY India
AGE (in 2017) 37 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Pisces
HEIGHT in centimeters- 190 cm
in meters- 1.9 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 2”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 87 kg
in Pounds- 191.8 lbs
Last Updated on : October 9, 2017

More Professions : Philanthropist

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

37 years, 7 months, 15 days old age Rohan Bopanna will turn 38 on 04 March, 2018. Only 4 months, 12 days, 3 hours, 50 minutes has left for his next birthday.


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Rohan Bopanna has celebrated the total number of 37 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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About   Edit

Rohan Bopanna was born on 04-03-1980 in Bengaluru in the state of Karnataka, India. He is an Indian Tennis Player & Philanthropist.

Career

Rohan Bopanna started playing tennis at the age of 11 but that was only because of his father. He strictly told him to take up a sport and by the time he turned 19, he made tennis as his number one priority. Presently, he ranks among the leading tennis players from India. He was trained by C.G. Krishna Bhupathi at Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academy in Bangalore. He turned pro in 2003 and tried his best to qualify for the main draws at the singles event but realized that is game suits the doubles style of play.
 
He started partnering Mahesh Bhupathi in men’s doubles and Sania Mirza in mixed doubles at Davis Cup and on international matches, he had several players. In doubles, he partnered Pakistani player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and together they won several titles. The pair was famous by the name Indo-Pak Express. The pair reached the finals of US Open in 2010 but lost out to top-seeded pair of Brian Brothers. The pair won ATP’s Humanitarian of the Year award in 2010 and he was also named as a “Champion for Peace” by ‘Peace and Sport’ organization.
 
He reached the career-best ranking of 3 in July 2013 and is currently the number 10 seeded doubles player. He along with Sania Mirza almost won India a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. He is still going strong and is aiming for the 2020 Olympics. 
 
On his 36th Birthday, Rohan established Rohan Bopanna Tennis Academy in Bangalore.
 
He has involved himself in a lot of charity works. He donates a large chunk of his income to charitable organization GoSports Foundation. He also finances a special school for the physically challenged people in the hometown of Coorg.
 
From Coorg to Parris, Bopanna created history at the 2017 French Open by becoming the fourth Indian after Paes, Bhupathi, and Mirza to win a grand slam after he won the French Open mixed doubles title with her Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski.


Family Relatives and Relation

He was born to M.G. Bopanna and Malika Bopanna. He has an elder sister named Rashmi. He is married to Supriya since 2012.

Shocking / Interesting Facts

  • Stefan Edberg was his idol as a boy when he first took up the game.
  • Completed his education from Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College.
  • He also tried his hands at football and hockey.
  • Teamed up with Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi to form the Indo-Pak Express and reached his maiden Grand Slam final at the US Open in 2010.
  • Is a big fan of Manchester United and his favourite holiday destination is Koh Samui, Thailand.
  • Bopanna is a well-known foodie. When the tennis ace is not globe-trotting in search of trophies, the Bangalore resident loves to come back home to his native Coorg and indulge in the local delicacies. His love for food led him to even co-own a restaurant called ‘Cirrus’ in Bangalore.
  • His favourite film is ‘Sholay’ while his favourite book is Andre Agassi’s autobiography, ‘Open’.
  • During the 2010 US Open, the Indian and his then partner, Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan started the ‘Stop War, Start Tennis’ in an effort to promote peace through sports. Their endeavor was soon recognized and they were awarded the prestigious ‘ATP Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of Year’ prize in 2010.


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