India's star Tennis player Rohan Bopanna has scripted history by becoming the oldest ATP Masters 1000 champion when he and his Australian partner Matt Ebden won the men's doubles title at the BNP Paribas Open.

The 43-year-old Bopanna along with his partner Ebden, defeated top-seeded Wesley Koolhof of the Netherlands and Neil Skupski of Britain 6-3, 2-6, 10-8 in the final clash on Saturday. Interestingly, it was Bopanna's 10th ATP Masters 1000 final. With the victory, Bopanna left behind Canadian

Daniel Nestor, who won the 2015 Cincinnati Masters at the age of 42.

"Truly special. It's called Tennis Paradise for a reason," said Bopanna, who was playing

"I've been, over the years, coming here and seeing all these guys win for so many years. I'm really happy that Matt and I were able to do this and get this title.

"It's been some tough matches, close matches. Today we played against one of the best teams out there. Really happy that we got the trophy."
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