Asiad 2014: Sania Mirza – Saketh Myneni Win Mixed-Doubles Gold
Second seeded Mirza and Myneni beat the top seeded Hsien Yin Peng and Hao Ching Chan of Chinese Taipei to win the gold in Mixed Doubles in tennis at the Asian Games in Incheon.
Three year streak
This is the third consecutive year that Sania has won in the mixed doubles category at the Asian Games. In the 2006 edition of the games, she won a gold with Leander Paes and in 2010, she won a silver paired with Vishnu Vardhan. Significantly this is Sania’s eighth Asian Games medal.
Myneni, on the other hand, made his maiden appearance at the Asian Games. Other than the gold with Sania, he also won the silver medal with Sanam Singh in the Men’s doubles category.
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