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Australian Matt Ebden and Indian accomplice Rohan Bopanna are by means of to the lads’s doubles semifinals at Roland Garros 2024.

Paris, France, 6 June 2024 | Leigh Rogers

Matt Ebden is hovering to thrilling new heights at Roland Garros this yr, advancing to his first males’s doubles semifinal on the clay-court Grand Slam match.

This continues a magical run for the 36-year-old from Perth and his Indian accomplice Rohan Bopanna, extending their unbeaten document at Grand Slam stage this season to 9 matches.

The second-seeded duo have been examined early in a quarterfinal showdown with Belgian duo Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen in Paris right now. Nonetheless, Ebden and Bopanna managed to cost residence and document a 7-6(3) 5-7 6-1 victory towards final yr’s finalists.

The reigning Australian Open champions misplaced solely 9 factors on serve within the deciding set, stopping their opponents from constructing any momentum.

With this effort, Ebden turns into the twenty ninth Australian to advance to a males’s doubles semifinal at Roland Garros within the Open period and simply the ninth to achieve this stage previously 30 years.

Sam Groth was the final Australian to progress to a males’s doubles semifinal in Paris 10 years in the past.

Roland Garros males’s doubles
Australian semifinalists previously 30 years
Participant 12 months
Mark Woodforde 1996, 1997, 2000
Todd Woodbridge 1996, 1997, 2000
Pat Rafter 1998
Sandon Stolle 2000
Michael Hill 2001
Wayne Arthurs 2003
Paul Hanley 2003
Sam Groth 2014
Matt Ebden 2024

Italian mixture Simone Bolelli and Andrea Vavassori await within the semifinals, establishing a rematch of the Australian Open 2024 doubles last.

This would be the fourth assembly between the 2 groups this season.

Ebden and Bopanna gained their first two encounters, on the Australian Open and Miami. Nonetheless, world No.23 Bolelli and world No.20 Vavassori had their measure at Rome final month.

World No.3 Ebden is aiming to grow to be the primary Australian to progress to a males’s doubles last in Paris in 24 years.

It’s a outstanding turnaround in kind for Ebden on the clay-court match, the place he had not progressed past the primary spherical in doubles since reaching the quarterfinals in 2012.

In the meantime, this marks the second time previously three years that the enduring Bopanna has reached the semifinals at Roland Garros. The 44-year-old additionally featured among the many last 4 in 2022 alongside Dutchman Matwe Middelkoop.

Aussies in motion – Roland Garros

RESULTS
Males’s doubles, quarterfinals
[2] Matt Ebden (AUS)/Rohan Bopanna (IND) d [10] Sander Gille (BEL)/Joran Vliegen (BEL) 7-6(3) 5-7 6-1

COMING UP
Males’s doubles, semifinals
[2] Matt Ebden (AUS)/Rohan Bopanna (IND) v [11] Simone Bolelli (ITA)/Andrea Vavassori (ITA)

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