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Date of Birth June 7, 1974
Place of Birth Chennai, India
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Mahesh Bhupathi

Mahesh Shrinivas Bhupathi is a retired Indian professional tennis player. In 1997, he became the first Indian to win a Grand Slam tournament. With his win at the Australian Open mixed doubles in 2006, he joined the elite group of eight tennis players who have achieved a career Grand Slam in mixed doubles. He is also the founder of International Premier Tennis League. In December 2016, Bhupathi was appointed as India's next non-playing Davis Cup captain and took over the reins from Anand Amritraj in February 2017.

Full name: Mahesh Shrinivas Bhupathi
Born: June 07, 1974, Chennai, India
Height: 1.85 m
Turned pro: 1995
Retired: 2016
College: Ole Miss
Prize money: $6,665,907
Career record: 10–28
Career titles: 0
Highest ranking: No. 217 (2 February 1998)
Australian Open: Q2 (1998)
French Open: Q3 (1996, 1999)
Wimbledon: 1R (1997, 1998, 2000)
US Open: 1R (1995)
Career record: 687–364
Career titles: 52
Highest ranking: No. 1 (26 April 1999)
Australian Open: F (1999, 2009, 2011)
French Open: W (1999, 2001)
Wimbledon: W (1999)
US Open: W (2002)
Tour Finals: F (1997, 1999, 2000, 2010, 2012)
Olympic Games: SF – 4th (2004)
Career record: 115–53
Career titles: 8
Australian Open: W (2006, 2009)
French Open: W (1997, 2012)
Wimbledon: W (2002, 2005)
US Open: W (1999, 2005)
Davis Cup: QF (1996)
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About Mahesh Bhupathi

Known for becoming the first Indian tennis player to win a Grand Slam tournament after he captured the 1997 French Open in the mixed doubles division. In 2006, he became the 9th tennis player to ever achieve a career Grand Slam in mixed doubles by winning the Australian Open.

Mahesh Bhupathi Before Fame

He debuted in 1993 as a professional tennis player. He subsequently played for the University of Mississippi's tennis team in 1994-1995 as a mixed doubles competitor. He is an alumni of the school.

Achievement of Mahesh Bhupathi

On March 26, 2001, he received India's highest national honor, the Padma Shri. He received it alongside his frequent partner, and fellow prolific Indian tennis player, Leander Paes.

Mahesh Bhupathi Family Life

In February 2011, he married his wife and former Miss Universe Laura Dutta. In January 2012, she gave birth to the couple's first daughter, Saira.

Associations of Mahesh Bhupathi

He has been called one of the greatest tennis players of all-time by fellow world-renowned competitor Roger Federer.

Information related to Mahesh Bhupathi

  • Commonwealth Games medallists in tennis
  • Olympic tennis players of India
  • Tennis players at the 2010 Commonwealth Games
  • Tennis players at the 1998 Asian Games
  • Tennis players at the 2002 Asian Games
  • Indian male tennis players
  • Tennis players at the 2006 Asian Games
  • Commonwealth Games bronze medallists for India
  • Indian Christians
  • Tennis players at the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Tennis players at the 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Tennis players at the 2012 Summer Olympics
  • Recipients of the Padma Shri in sports
  • Australian Open (tennis) champions
  • Wimbledon champions
  • US Open (tennis) champions
  • Asian Games medalists in tennis
  • Asian Games gold medalists for India
  • French Open champions
  • Asian Games silver medalists for India
  • Grand Slam (tennis) champions in men's doubles
  • Grand Slam (tennis) champions in mixed doubles
  • Asian Games bronze medalists for India
  • Recipients of the Arjuna Award
Latest information about Mahesh Bhupathi updated on April 10, 2021.

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