- Age: 35 (04.03.1980)
- Birthplace: Bangalore, India
- Residence: Bangalore, India
- Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
- Weight: 191 lbs (87 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2003
- Coach: Shayamal Vallabhjee
As of 23.03.2015
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Singles & Doubles combined
Singles & Doubles combined
Began playing tennis at age 11 because his father wanted him to pursue an individual sport; began taking tennis seriously aged 19…Father, M.G. Bopanna, is coffee planter, who lives in Coorg, 4 hours from Bangalore; mother, Malika, is housewife…Has older sister, Rashmi, living in Bombay...Has trained with Mahesh Bhupathi’s father, C.G. Krishna Bhupathi…Favourite surface is grass and his dream is to win Wimbledon…Favourite player growing up was Stefan Edberg…Hobbies include golf, adventure sports, watching Bollywood movies…Favourite holiday destination is Koh Samui, Thailand…In 2010, raised money for physically handicapped children at Opportunity School in Coorg…Part-owns a bar “CIRRUS” with friends in Bangalore…Made his Davis Cup debut for India versus Australia in September 2002…Played several seasons with Pakistan’s Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi with team nicknamed "Indo-Pak Express"…In June 2010, was named a "Champion for Peace" by 'Peace and Sport', a neutral international organisation under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco…Earned ATP Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of Year (w/Qureshi) in 2010 and recipient of 2010 Excellence Award at GQ India Men of the Year ceremony...Married Supriya Annaiah, on 25 November 2012, in Coorg.
2014 - With Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi, competing together for the first time in 2 years, lost to Khachanov-Myneni 12-10 in Match TB in Chennai QFs…Reached the Sydney final (l. to Nestor-Zimonjic in two TB sets)…With Qureshi, fell in Australian Open 3R (l. to Huey-Inglot)…With Qureshi, won their fifth ATP World Tour team title – and first since reuniting at the start of 2014 – in Dubai (d. Nestor-Zimonjic)… It was their first title together since 2011 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Paris…Bopanna improved to 10-17 finals record after lifting Dubai trophy for the second time; he previously triumphed in 2012 with Bhupathi…With Qureshi fell in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells 1R, to Federer-Wawrinka 10-6 in Match TB…With Qureshi, reached ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte-Carlo QFs (l. to Dodig-Melo)…With Qureshi, reached the Nice final for a second time (also 2010), losing to Klizan-Oswald…Dropped to 10-18 in finals…Falls in Roland Garros 2R (w/Qureshi), losing to Erlich-Melo...Falls in Wimbledon 2R (w/Qureshi), losing to eventual champions Pospisil-Sock 75 in fifth set...With Bopanna, in India’s bid to qualify for 2015 Davis Cup World Group, beat Serbia’s Bozoljac/Zimonjic 86 in fifth set of doubles rubber; Serbia triumphed 3-2 in Bangalore…Reached ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Shanghai SFs (w/Mergea), losing to Bryans…
2013 -- The Bangalore native teamed with 8 different partners and compiled a 31-23 match record and went 2-1 in finals… Won 9th career doubles title, 1st (w/Roger-Vasselin) in Tokyo, also won 1st (w/Fleming) in Marseille and reached 5th career ATP Masters 1000 final, 4th (w/Bhupathi) in Rome (l. to Bryans)…Best Grand Slam result was SF (w/Roger-Vasselin) at Wimbledon (l. to Bryans)…Finished No. 14 in ATP Doubles Team Rankings (w/ Roger-Vasselin), No. 13 individually…
2012 -- The Bangalore native teamed with countryman Bhupathi to compile a 34-22 match record and 2-3 in finals. They closed season strongly by reaching 3 finals in 4 tournaments – finalist at ATP Masters 1000 Shanghai (l. to Paes-Stepanek), won ATP Masters 1000 Paris (d. Qureshi-Rojer) and finalist at Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London (l. to Granollers-M. Lopez)...In March, captured title in Dubai, defeating Fyrstenberg-Matkowski 10-5 in match TB. In August, finalist at ATP Masters 1000 Cincinnati (l. to Lindstedt-Tecau)...Finished No. 6 in ATP Doubles Team Rankings, his 2nd straight Top 10 season (No. 5 w/Qureshi in ’11)...Earned a career-high $495,231...
2011 -- The Indian teamed with Pakistan’s Qureshi to qualify for their 1st Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London and win a career-high 3 titles - Halle (d. Haase-Raonic), Stockholm (d. Melo-Soares) and Paris (d. Benneteau-Mahut)…Went 0-3 in round robin play in London...They compiled a 39-27 match record and reached SF in 5 other tournaments, including US Open (l. to Fyrstenberg-Matkowski) and ATP Masters 1000 events in Indian Wells and Monte-Carlo...Finished No. 11 in individual doubles rankings and No. 5 in team rankings…Earned career-high $427,535...
2010 -- The Indian native teamed with Pakistani Qureshi to form Indo-Pak Express…They captured their first ATP World Tour title together in Johannesburg in February (d. K. Beck-Levy) and advanced to five other finals, including US Open…In April, advanced to final in Casablanca (l. to Lindstedt-Tecau) and Nice (l. to Melo-Soares)…On grass, advanced to QFs at Wimbledon (l. to eventual champs Melzer-Petzschner)…During summer hard court circuit, reached back-to-back SFs in Los Angeles (l. to Bryans) and Washington, defeating No. 1 Bryans in QF before losing to Fish-Knowles…Then prior to US Open, reached final in New Haven (l. to Lindstedt-Tecau)…In Flushing Meadows, did not drop a set en route to first Grand Slam final, defeating Nestor-Zimonjic in 3rd Rd. and Moodie-Norman in QFs before falling to World No. 1 Bryan brothers in two tie-breaks…Afterwards, jumped from No. 15 to No. 6 in ATP Team Rankings…In October, advanced to title match in St. Petersburg but again fell in two-breaks against Italian duo Bracciali-Starace…During season won most Match Tie-breaks on ATP World Tour with 16-3 record…Served as alternates for Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London…In singles, went 2-4, including a 2-2 mark in Davis Cup play…In September, led India to '11 Davis Cup World Group by winning fifth and decisive match against Brazil's Mello in straight sets…Earned a career-high $289,434...
2009 -- Partnered with Qureshi to win 3 Challenger titles…Also runner-up in San Jose (w/Nieminen)...
2008 -- Won 1st ATP title in Los Angeles (w/Butorac)…Reached finals in Newport (w/Qureshi) and St. Petersburg (w/Mirnyi)…In singles, advanced to 1st ATP QF in Newport (d. Fish, l. to P. Amritraj)...
2007 -- Won 4 Challenger titles in a row with Qureshi and was runner-up in Mumbai (w/Qureshi)…In singles, won Dublin Challenger title (d. Pedersen)...
2006 -- Runner-up on home soil in Chennai (w/P. Amritraj) and Mumbai (w/Ghouse)...
On 17 January, won his 11th ATP World Tour title at Sydney (d. Rojer-Tecau), partnering Nestor…It was their first team title…As No. 7 seed with Nestor, fell in Australian Open 2R (l. to Lopez-Mirnyi)…
On 28 February, with Nestor, saved two match points versus Rojer-Tecau in Dubai SFs; on 28 February, lifted his third Dubai doubles crown...It was their second ATP World Tour team title of the year (also Sydney)...Invidivually is now 12-18 in finals...