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India wins doubles gold, Feng win women's singles

India wins doubles gold, Feng win women's singles

India's Sharath Kamal Achanta and Subhajit Saha defeated Singapore pair Gao Ning and Yang Zi 3-2 to clinch the table tennis doubles gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.
The Indian pair won 9-11, 12-10, 11-4, 5-11, 11-8.
Singapore swept gold, silver and bronze in the women's singles competition.
In a one-sided gold medal contest, Feng Tianwei outplayed her countrywoman Yu Mengyu 11-8, 7-11, 11-8, 11-5, 11-7.
In an all-Singapore bronze medal play-off Wang Yuegu had to work hard in beating Sun Beibei 11-5, 5-11, 11-9, 11-6, 8-11, 8-11, 11-8.
In the men's doubles, Indian rallied strongly after losing the first game to win the second and third games before Gao and Yang leveled the scores 2-2.
Achanta and Saha did not disappoint a sizable crowd in a tense last game to clinch the final.
Achanta got emotional after receiving the gold as he stood on the victory podium with tears in his eyes during the medal ceremony.
"I am normally not so emotional," Achanta said. "Today's match was really tough and this feeling of winning just came out."
Saha said he couldn't have asked for better than a top finish in front of his home crowd.
"We knew we were playing the best team, but we managed to win."
England's Andrew Baggaley and Liam Pitchford won the bronze, defeating Australia's William Henzell and Robert Frank 11-7, 8-11, 12-10, 10-12, 11-6.