ROHAN BOPANNA AND DIVIJ SHARAN WIN GOLD IN MEN’S DOUBLES TENNIS.
The Indian pair beat Kazakhstan’s Aleksandr Bublik and Denis Yevseyev by 6-3, 6-4 in the final.
Less than 20 minutes into the match, the Indians were 4-1 ahead, breaking Bublik and Yevseyev at the very first opportunity they got.
In no time, the top seeds were serving for the set with a 5-3 lead.
In the second set, the Indian pair clinched the all-important break to go up to 4-3 and though they were pushed a bit in the very next game, the top seeds held serve to grab a 5-3 lead. In the final set, the pair won by 6-4.