Wimbledon 2023: Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden continued their impressive run at Wimbledon 2023, reaching the quarterfinals of the men’s doubles event. The sixth-seeded Indo-Australian duo defeated Reese Stalder of the United States and David Pel of the Netherlands in a thrilling match that went to a tie-breaker in the third set.
Bopanna and Ebden started the match strongly, taking the first set 7-5. However, Stalder and Pel fought back in the second set, winning 4-6. The third set was a closely contested affair, with both teams trading breaks of serve. In the tie-breaker, Bopanna and Ebden came out on top, winning 7-6 (10-5).
With this victory, Bopanna and Ebden have set up a quarterfinal clash with the Dutch duo of Tallon Griekspoor and Bart Stevens. The match is scheduled to be played on Wednesday, July 12.
Bopanna is the only Indian challenger left in the singles draw at Wimbledon 2023. He will face Denis Shapovalov of Canada in the third round on Wednesday.
This is the second time that Bopanna and Ebden have reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon together. They also made it to the last eight in 2017. Bopanna has won three Grand Slam titles in men’s doubles, all with different partners. He won the 2010 Australian Open with Mahesh Bhupathi, the 2017 French Open with Gabriela Dabrowski, and the 2018 US Open with Jean-Julien Rojer.
Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden are one of the most successful doubles teams on the ATP Tour. The Indo-Australian duo have won 12 ATP titles together, including the 2023 Qatar Open and Indian Wells. They have also reached the finals of the Australian Open and Wimbledon.
Here are some of the key factors that have contributed to the success of Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden as a team:
- Their complementary styles of play. Bopanna is an aggressive baseliner who loves to come to the net, while Ebden is a more patient and consistent player who likes to stay back. This combination of styles makes them a very difficult team to beat.
- Their strong mental toughness. Bopanna and Ebden are both very mentally tough players who are able to stay calm under pressure. This has been a key factor in their success, as they have often been able to come back from losing positions to win matches.
- Their chemistry on and off the court. Bopanna and Ebden have a great rapport both on and off the court. They are both team players who are always willing to put in the hard work. This has helped them to build a strong bond, which has been essential to their success.
With their complementary styles of play, strong mental toughness, and great chemistry, Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden are one of the most successful doubles teams on the ATP Tour. They are a force to be reckoned with, and they will be looking to add to their trophy cabinet in the years to come.
Ebden has won one Grand Slam title in men’s doubles, the 2022 Australian Open with Max Purcell. He is also a former world No. 1 in doubles. Both of them will be looking to reach the semifinals of Wimbledon 2023. They will need to play their best tennis if they want to achieve that goal.