Karnataka CM Honors Australian Open Doubles Champion Rohan Bopanna, Grants ₹50 Lakh Cash Reward

Rohan Bopanna felicitation by CM

In a gesture of recognition and pride, Karnataka’s Chief Minister, Mr. Rajendra Kumar, felicitated Rohan Bopanna, the victorious doubles titleholder of the Australian Open. The event, held at the state’s capital, Bengaluru, was attended by esteemed dignitaries and sports enthusiasts alike.

Rohan Bopanna, hailing from Coorg, Karnataka, showcased exceptional prowess and determination alongside his partner, to clinch the prestigious Australian Open doubles title. In honor of this remarkable achievement and to further encourage the spirit of sportsmanship, Chief Minister Rajendra Kumar announced a substantial cash prize of ₹50 lakh for the tennis maestro.

During the felicitation ceremony, Chief Minister Rajendra Kumar lauded Bopanna’s stellar performance on the international stage, emphasizing his exemplary dedication and contribution to the world of tennis. He highlighted the significance of nurturing and supporting local talent, emphasizing the state’s commitment to promoting sports excellence.

Expressing gratitude for the recognition, Rohan Bopanna extended heartfelt appreciation to the Karnataka government for their unwavering support and encouragement. He emphasized the crucial role played by his coaches, family, and fans in his journey towards triumph at the Australian Open.

The felicitation ceremony served as a momentous occasion to celebrate not only Bopanna’s victory but also the vibrant sporting culture flourishing within Karnataka. It underscored the state’s commitment to fostering sporting talent and providing them with the necessary encouragement to excel on the global stage.

As Rohan Bopanna continues to inspire aspiring athletes across the nation, his remarkable achievement at the Australian Open stands as a testament to perseverance, skill, and the unwavering spirit of Karnataka’s sporting fraternity.