Rohan Bopanna Meets PM Narendra Modi After Australian Open Men’s Doubles Triumph

The world number one-ranked men’s doubles tennis star Rohan Bopanna on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi following his historic Australian Open title win. Rohan took to X (formerly Twitter) to share some pictures of his meeting with the Prime Minister. Bopanna gifted the racquet which helped him become the world’s top ranked men’s doubles player as well as secured him the Australian Open grand slam title. He is the oldest first-time world number-one in tennis.

Bopanna wrote: “I had the privilege to meet our honourable Prime Minister Modi ji today. This acknowledgement is very humbling & it was my honour to present the very racket that led me to become World No. 1 and the AO grand slam champion. Your grace has left me inspired & encouraged.”

I had the privilege to meet our honourable Prime Minister Modi ji today. This acknowledgement is very humbling & it was my honour to present the very racket that led me to become World no. 1 and the AO grand slam champion. Your grace has left me inspired & encouraged

The Prime Minister also took to X and retweeted Bopanna’s tweet with a caption: “Glad to have met you. Your accomplishment makes India proud and your dedication motivates several people. My best wishes for your endeavours ahead.”

 

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