Mahesh Bhupathi Career Prize Net Worth In 2011: $5.63 Million (USD)
Mahesh Shrinivas Bhupathi(7 June 1974,Chennai) is an Indian professional tennis player widely regarded as among the best doubles players in the world with 11 Grand Slam titles to his credit. In 1997, he became the first Indian to win a Grand Slam tournament (with Rika Hiraki).With his win of the Australian Open Mixed Doubles in 2006, he joined the elite group of eight tennis players who have achieved a Career Mixed Doubles Grand Slam.
Mahesh Bhupathi is best known as one of the top doubles players in the '90s and the '00s. In 1999, Bhupathi won three doubles titles with Leander Paes including Roland Garros and Wimbledon. He and Leander became the first doubles team to reach finals of all four Grand Slams, the first time such a feat has been achieved in the Open era and the first time since 1952. On 26 April that year, they became the World No. 1 doubles team.
Bhupathi also won the US Open mixed doubles with Ai Sugiyama of Japan.Bhupathi broke up his partnership with Knowles and began playing once again with Max Mirnyi, whom he played with to win the 2002 U.S. Open. In 2011, Bhupathi reunited with former playing partner Leander Paes for the 2011 Australian Open.
He was married to model Shvetha Jaishankar, but after been married for seven years, the couple have divorced.He then married Lara Dutta, Miss Universe of 2000 in a Civil Ceremony on 16 February 2011 at Bandra, Mumbai.