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Karnataka government felicitates Bopanna

Bangaluru: Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna was felicitated by the Karnataka government for his outstanding performance at the just concluded Wimbledon championships.

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yedurappa felicitated Bopanna at a ceremony held at the Vidhana Soudha here for reaching the men`s doubles quarterfinals in the Wimbledon for the first time in his career along with Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi.

By virtue of the good showing, the Indian Davis Cupper has also achieved his career-best ranking of 38 in the doubles.

"I am extremely grateful to the Government of Karnataka for this honour. It is a very humbling experience when you are complemented for your hard work and achievements in your own country. I am sure with the backing and support of the government, I can accomplish my professional dreams," Bopanna said on the occasion.

PTI

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