‘We are old, but gold!’: Novak Djokovic and Rohan Bopanna defy age to reign as oldest World No. 1s | Tennis News – Times of India

'We are old, but gold!': Novak Djokovic and Rohan Bopanna defy age to reign as oldest World No. 1s | Tennis News - Times of India

New Delhi: Novak Djokovicage 36, and Rohan BopannaAt 44, rewriting the narrative of aging. TennisShowing that age is just a number as they get to the top of it. ATP Rankings History of singles and doubles respectively.
Surpassed Djokovic in a remarkable feat. Roger Federer on Sunday to become the oldest world No. 1 in the history of the ATP rankings, while Bopanna is currently atop the ATP doubles rankings.
Acknowledging his longevity and resilience, Djokovic remarked, “It’s not really balanced. It’s not 50-50. He brings more years to 80. But I think we’re still going strong. ,” emphasizing his enduring passion for the game

Reflecting on their journey together, Djokovic and Bopanna highlight the importance of experience and dedication, and the invaluable lessons from tennis. Djokovic praised Bopanna’s commitment to training and hoped for future cooperation in India, echoing Bopanna’s sentiments.
“It’s great for Serbian tennis and Indian tennis and hopefully we can do something in India soon, we can play there. I’m really looking forward to it. It’s amazing. We’re old, but gold.” !” Djokovic shouted.
Despite the successes against his age, Djokovic enters the Monte Carlo Masters with a mixed season record, aiming to bounce back from early exits at the Australian Open and Indian Wells. The Serbian master is determined to break the quarter-final barrier at the ATP Masters 1000 tournament and secure his first championship of the season.
In the doubles field, Bopanna and partner Matthew Ebden continued to dominate, eyeing their third victory of the season after victories at the Australian Open and Miami Open. As he confidently leads the doubles arena, Bopanna exemplifies that age is indeed no barrier to success on the ATP Tour.
(with input from ANI)

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