Asian Games 2018: Rohan Bopanna-Divij Sharan give India its sixth gold

Rohan Bopanna & Divij Sharan with the gold medal in the Asian Games. Image Source: twitter

XtraTime Web Desk: Indian star doubles pair Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan clinched sixth gold for the nation as they beat Kazakhstan’s pair of Aleksandr Bublik and Denis Yevseyev in the final of the Men’s Tennis Doubles today at the Asian Games. The won the match in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 in a one sided game.

Earlier in the semifinal they won a nail biting match which ended in a tie-breaker against Japan’s Uesugi K and Shimabukuro S to reach the finals.

On Thursday, Prajnesh Gunneswaran ensured another podium finish for India when he beat Korea’s Soonwoo Kwon 6(2)-7, 6-4, 7-6(8) to enter the semifinals of Tennis Men’s Singles.

In Tennis, Ankita Raina had to settle for a Bronze medal on Thursday after she lost 4-6, 6(6)-7 after a tough tie-breaker against China’s Zhang Shuai.



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