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Asian Games: Bopanna-Bhosale ensures India’s second medal in Tennis with victory over Kazakhstan pair

Hangzhou [China], September 28 (ANI): The Indian duo of Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Bhosale assured India no less than a bronze medal within the blended doubles occasion following their straight-set victory over Kazakhstan pair of Zhibek Kulambayeva and Grigoriy Lomakin within the ongoing Asian Games on Thursday.

The Indian pair defeated the Kazakhstan pair by 7-5, 6-3 to safe their spot within the semifinals. In the primary set, Grigoriy and Zhibek gave a tricky problem to the Indian staff as they fought arduous for every level.

With the sport studying 5-all, Bopanna and Rutuja raised the bar to win a hard-fought set by 7-5 to take the lead within the sport.

This is just not the one assured medal that can are available tennis, Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan secured a spot within the finals of the Asian Games 2023 Men’s Doubles with a win over South Korean pair Seongchan Hong and Soonwoo Kwon within the semifinal. The Indian pair are actually assured of a gold or silver medal within the occasion.

In the second set with the strain mounting on the Kazakhstan pair the Indian duo took full benefit of the state of affairs and claimed a cushty 6-3 win to seal their spot within the semi-final of the blended doubles occasion.

Earlier within the occasion, the Indian duo of Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Bhosale overcame the Japanese pair of Ayano Shimizu and Shinji Hazawa in straight units within the Round 3 match.

Bhosale and Bopanna took the primary set which lasted for half-hour fairly comfortably with a rating of 6-3. The second set was an identical story because the Indian pair claimed it in 29 minutes with a rating of 6-4 to seal the match. (ANI)