World No. 1 ranking and a Slam is priority now: Bopanna

Last Updated: Mon, Jul 29, 2013 04:34 hrs

Rohan Bopanna is content that the sacrifices he made in his tennis journey paid off as he became world number three but the Indian tennis star’s hunger for success has only increased and he now wants to become number one besides notching his first Grand Slam trophy.

“Discipline has been a key factor to my success. I have always made sure that I put my game ahead of anything else, sometimes even before friends and family. The journey has definitely not been easy but all the sacrifice has paid off very well in terms of my performance on-court,” Bopanna said.

“The number one spot is of priority for me. Though there is no catching up to the Bryan Brothers this year, I am working hard to ensure that I reach the number one spot soon.That ranking is important to me and to get our country up there will certainly be a dream come true,” he said.

“Right now I have my eyes set on a Grand Slam win. Having reached so far, I want to go all the way and win a Grand Slam for the country,” he said.

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