Asian Games tennis: Somdev wins historic gold for IndiaBy IANS
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
GUANGZHOU - Somdev Devvarman won India’s maiden gold medal in men’s singles tennis by beating top-seeded Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan at the Asian Games here Tuesday.
In the title clash at the Aoti Tennis, second seeded Somdev won 6-1, 6-3 for his second gold medal in the Asian Games. Somdev’s singles gold was the seventh that also took India to the seventh spot in the medal’s table.
Somdev partnered Sanam Singh to win the gold medal in the men’s doubles Moday.