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Asian Games 2018, Tennis, Day 6, Men's Doubles Final, Gold Medal Match: Rohan Bopanna/Divij Sharan vs Alexander Bublik/Denis Yevseyev, Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 24, 2018 06:18 GMT

Final Score: Bopanna/Sharan bt Bublik/Yevseyev: 6-3; 6-4


06:18 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

That's it from here folks. Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for more such live coverage!

06:17 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

And that's a wrap!
A confident and sublime display from the Indian pair of Sharan/Bopanna; secures the gold medal of the Men's Doubles event at the #AsianGames2018.

Final score:Bopanna/Sharan bt Bublik/Yevseyev: 6-3; 6-4
Congratulation guys!!!

06:15 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

Championship point for Sharan/Bopanna!

Come on guys, the gold is almost in the kitty.
Make your loudest cheer! Indiaaa....India...!

06:14 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

30-0; India leads!

06:14 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

Bopanna/Sharan serving for match!

06:13 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

5-4, KAZ holds on to their serve.

06:12 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

KAZ is now serving to stay in the match. Set score: 5-3; India leads. 

06:12 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

And it's a break for Sharan/Bopanna. They go up 5-3. The gold is just a game away! Come on guys, let's get this.!

06:11 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

It's cooking up to be a closely contested battle; but it's the Indian pair who are in the driver's seat. They lead 4-3; and are up 30-15 in KAZ's service game. 

06:05 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

The KAZ team scripts a strong comeback to pull back the game and make it 3-3!

06:04 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

40-15, and two break points to Sharan/Bopanna. Can they make it count?

06:03 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

Indians take the upperhand in game6 of KAZ's service game. Score: 30-15.

06:01 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

Both teams hold on to their service. Score: 3-2; India leading. 

05:57 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

No change in the scoreline so far. Set score: 2-2

05:53 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

It's going even-stevens so far in Set2 with the scoreline reading 1-1

05:50 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

Time for Set 2!

05:50 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

An easy affair so far for the Indian pair; races to the first set with comfortable ease. Sharan/Bopanna has combined extremely well as they display sheer dominance over KAZ. 
Set score: 6-3

05:44 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

It's 5-2 to the Indians; a strong partnership between the duo as they edge closer to sealing the first set, and a step closer to securing the yellow metal. 

05:42 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

KAZ has returned the favour as they break Sharan/Bopanna in their service game. Score: 4-2

05:41 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

Indian risk losing their service game as KAZ takes on the attack. 15-40, Sharan/Bopaanna trails. 

05:36 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

KAZ has finally opened their account after holding on to their serve in the fourth game. 

05:33 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

An easy service game for the Indians; face little challenge as they steer to a healthy 3-0 lead in the first set. 

05:32 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

And Bopanna/Sharan secures a break early into the match. A positive start from the Indian duo. Keep the momentum going guys!

05:31 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

The Indians putting up a spirited display; with a chance to break Kazakhstan's serve.

05:28 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

Sharan/Bopanna face little scare from the opponents but holds on their service. 1-0

05:27 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

The Indian pair starts off the proceedings as they serve first!

04:29 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

Stay tuned as we will shortly be underway!

03:49 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

Hello and Welcome to Sportskeeda's LIVE coverage of the Asian Games! Next up, Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan will be seen fighting for GOLD in the Men's Doubles FINAL!

03:46 (GMT)24 AUG 2018

Action continues on Day 6 of the multi-sporting extravaganza -- The 2018 Asian Games.

Day five ended more with a whimper, rather than a bang. On what was a disappointing day for India, several participants lost their matches in the final stages. Ankita Raina (WR 189) bagged a Bronze medal as she went down against Zhang Shuai (WR 34). She fought valiantly against the Chinese Number eventually lost 6-4, 7-6(6). Meanwhile, the Men's doubles pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan made it to the Final of the event and are have ensured at least a Silver medal for India.

India's 15-year-old shooter Shardul Vihan also bagged a Silver in the  Men's Double Trap Final and took the total tally to 17. There was also progression in other racquet sports, as badminton squash, and indeed Tennis saw Indian athletes advance. However, India's loss to Iran in the Men's Kabaddi Semifinal was completely unprecedented and historic in a wrong sense for India! There were also losses in Archery and Weightlifting.

Day 6 started on a positive note as the Rowers made the nation proud! India's team of Sawarn Singh, Daatu Bhokanal, Daatu Bhokanal, and Sukhmeet Singh won GOLD Men's Quadruple Sculls. Dushyant also bagged a Bronze medal for India in Rowing - Men's Lightweight Single Sculls.

Tennis action continues on Day 6. The Indian Men's Doubles pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan have had an incredible campaign so far with some nail-biting encounter. They were up against the doubles pair of hosts Indonesia in the inaugual match (Round of 32) and eased past them. 

In the Round of 16, they defeated Thailand's N Kadchapanan and W Trongcharoenchaikul 6-3, 6-1. 

Chinese Taipei's Hsieh Cheng-peng and Yang Tsung-hua gave the Indian duo a tough fight in the quarters but the latter ultimately won 6-3, 5-7, 10-1. The SEMIS against Japan's Sho Shimabukuro and Kaito Uesugi was a breathtaking match. The Indians pair lost the first set yet they made a stunning comeback to win 4-6, 6-3, 10-8.

The final against Kazakhstan's Alexander Bublik/Denis Yevseyev promises to be a thrilling encounter as well. Stay tuned to catch all the LIVE updates of the match. 
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