Asian Games: Sanam Singh, Saketh Myneni Settle for Silver in Men's Tennis Doubles

Sanam Singh and Saketh Myneni lost 5-7, 6-7 to the Korean pair of Hongkyu Lim and Hyeon Chung in an hour and 29 minutes to end up with silver in the Asian Games.

updated: September 29, 2014 16:22 IST
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Silver medallists India's Saketh Sai Myneni (R) and Sanam Krishan Singh pose during the medal ceremony of the men's doubles final tennis match at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon on September 29, 2014.


Incheon: Sanam Singh could not add a second consecutive Asian Games gold medal to his kitty as he and Saketh Myneni settled for a silver after losing the hard-fought final in straight sets to Korea's Yongkyu Lim and Hyeon Chung, here on Monday. (Day 10 Blog)

The fifth seeded Indians lost the summit clash 5-7 6-7(2) in an hour and 29 minutes to the eighth seeded local favourites.

The Koreans, cheered by the home fans, were precise in shot-making and won points with some intelligent tennis against the fighting Indians.

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