Asian Games 2018: Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan win gold in men's doubles tennis

Story By: Indre Sharma
Friday, August, 24 2018 - 14:12

Indian tennis playerss Rohan Bopanna (38) and Divij Sharan (32) won gold in the men's doubles tennis event at the ongoing 18th Asian Games 2018.

The pair defeated Kazakhstan's Aleksandr Bublik and Denis Yevseyev 6-3, 6-4 in a 52 minutes match.

Earlier, Rohan Bopanna and Sharan won 4-6, 6-3, 10-8 against Japan's Kaito Uesugi and Sho Shimabukoro in the semi finals, and have defeated Taipei's Yang Tsung-Hua and Hsieh Chengpeng 6-3, 5-7, 10-1 in the quarterfinals.

Bopanna and Sharan added the sixth gold medal to the Indian contingent's medal tally. 

With the win, India's medals tally has now swelled up to 22, including 6 gold medals, 4 silver and 12 bronze.



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