Rohan Bopanna Wins ‘Challenger Title’
New Delhi: Rohan Bopanna got the singles title in assisting himself to a double crown in the $50,000 Shelbourne Irish Open Challenger tennis tournament at Dublin.
Bopanna sealed his maiden Challenger singles name with a 6-4, 6-3 verdict over qualifier Martin Pedersen of Denmark in the final.
Previously, Bopanna won the doubles title partnering Adam Feeney of Australia.
He dropped only one set along the way in getting the singles title, on the artificial grass, which was to the 134th ranked second-seed Mischa Zverev of Germany in the quarterfinals.
“It feels great to win both the titles in a Challenger. I had always believed in my game, and have been working towards this. Hopefully, I will be able to maintain the standard and get better results,” said Bopanna, as he checked into Holland for the next event.