French Open: Bopanna-Gabriela eye maiden mixed doubles Grand Slam title
Paris [France], June 8 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski will take on the pair of Germany's Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Colombia's Robert Farah in the summit showdown of the French Open mixed doubles' event here on Thursday.
The Indo-Candaian pair booked their place in the finals after brushing aside third seeds Andrea Hlavackova and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 7-5, 6-3 in their last-four clash.
It was only for the second time that Bopanna made it to the has reached a summit clash of a Grand Slam.
The first time the Indian tennis player stormed into the final during US Open men's doubles in 2010 with Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-haq-Qureshi before they eventually lost to the Bryan brothers-Bob and Mike.
If Bopanna manages to clinch the title, he will become only the fourth Indian to claim a Grand Slam Trophy, with the other three being- Sania Mirza, Leander Paes, and Mahesh Bhupati. (ANI)