Tokyo 2020: Historic doubles New Zealand's tennis achievement |  Olympic Games |  tennis |  Mexico

Tokyo 2020: Historic doubles New Zealand’s tennis achievement | Olympic Games | tennis | Mexico

Marcus Daniel and Michael Venus make history in After winning the bronze medal in the doubles category in men’s tennis for New Zealand. The victory over Ustek Krajicek and Tennys Sandgren from the United States came in two sets, with two parts 7-6, 6-2. This achievement marks a new beginning for the oceanic nation as it has never won a medal in the sport.

With Ariake Tennis Park, the pairs sought to put themselves in third place with a desire to stay on the podium for the bronze medal. In the process of meeting, the first set was contested and the winner was uncertain. Of course, a 6-6 draw resulted in a “tie breaker” and the New Zealanders ended up winning 7-6 in the first quarter for an hour.

In the second set, Marcus and Michael outnumbered the duo and forced the American duo to make mistakes, and they ended up scoring the set 6-2 in 50 minutes. The Ocean players showed 100% effectiveness on their second serve and got eight points thanks to that.

This was the first medal awarded by tennis at these Olympic Games. The men’s doubles final takes place today, July 30, between a Croatian couple: Nikola Miktic / Mate Pavic and Marin Sislik / Ivan Dodig. In Croatia they are already waiting for the gold and silver medals, which they received in this fencing.

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