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Asian Games 2018, Tennis, Day 6, Men's Singles Semifinal: Prajnesh Gunneswaran vs Denis Istomin, Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

Istomin Beats Prajnesh (6-2, 6-2) to reach the final! Bronze for Prajnesh!
Updated: 24 August 2018 17:45 IST - Published: 24 August 2018 12:08 IST
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Thank you for joining us! Unfortunately that is all from the tennis competition at the 2018 Asian Games. India finish with two bronze and one gold. 
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Scorecard
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Istomin, meanwhile, will contest in tomorrow's final. 
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Great show from the Indian throughout the tournament but the top-seed proved a challenge too big for Prajnesh in the end. 
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As a result, Prajnesh finishes the 2018 Asian Games with a bronze medal! 
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And he does it! Denis Istomin is through to the final after beating Prajesh Gunneswaran in straight sets (6-2, 6-2). 
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Match Point, Istomin. 
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Unlucky for Prajnesh as he loses two points back to back. 
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However, he slices the very next beautifully and makes it land close to the net. Istomin has no reply. 15-15. 
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He starts badly, hitting the ball outside the court to give Istomin an early advantage. 0-15. 
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Prajnesh to serve this one. He needs to save this game at any cost. 
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And Istomin takes the game! The Uzbek is now just one game away from the final! He leads Prajnesh, 5-2.
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40-30, Istomin. 
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Istomin struggling in this one. Prajnesh is determined to break his opponent for the first time in the match. 30-30. 
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15-15 on Istomin's serve. 
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Gunneswaran is miffed with himself and hits the ball out in anger! He gets a warning!
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And he breaks Prajnesh! As a consequence the Indian hits the ball angrily in the air. 

Istomin 4-2 Prajnesh in Set No. 2
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Prajnesh 2 - 4 Istomin
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Istomin breaks again!
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However, the Advantage once again goes to the Uzbek.
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Istomin takes the advantage!
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Prajnesh doing all he can to stop Istomin from breaking his serve! 
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Deuce!
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Gunneswaran is now down 30-40
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An extremely wayward shot from Prajnesh at such a crucial time!
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Smashes it like rocket to get the second point! Amazing play by the Indian
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Gunneswaran makes it 30-0 in no time!
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Prajnesh to serve now!
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The 31-year-old refuses to budge despite all of Gunneswaran's efforts!
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And the Uzbek professional takes it, making it 3-2 overall in his favour!
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40-15 to Istomin now!
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Prajnesh pulls one back!
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Istomin is up 40-0
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Excellent return by Prajnesh but even better placement as Istomin places it right on the baseline, out of Prajnesh's reach
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Istomin serves!
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Prajnesh 2 - 2 Istomin in Set 2
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Prajnesh Gunneswaran has brought it back on level terms now!
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Prajnesh leading 40-30 now!
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An unlikely error as Istomin puts too much strength behind that one and hits it out of court!
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Gunneswaran is serving!
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15-15 in Game 3 of Set 2
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Prajnesh 1 - 2 Istomin
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Prajnesh is really trying hard but the experienced Istomin is proving to be too hot to handle!
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40-40! Deuce!
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30-40. Break point for Prajnesh! 
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Istomin is arguing with the umpire as he thinks his shot landed inside the court.The replay shows it might have indeed but the Uzbek still loses the point. 
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30-30 on the Uzbek's serve. 
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Istomin's serve! 
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Game, Prajnesh. 1-1, early in the second set!