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SEA Games 2023: Philippines retains gold in men’s tennis doubles

Francis Casey Alcantara and Ruben Gonzales.

Francis Casey Alcantara and Ruben Gonzales.

PHNOM PENH—Francis Casey Alcantara and Ruben Gonzales made positive to maintain the Southeast Asian Video games males’s doubles tennis crown of their yard.

The marvelous Filipino duo downed Indonesia’s Nathan Barki and Christopher Rungkat in a come-from-behind 2-6, 7-5, 10-5 win on Saturday evening on the thirty second SEA Video games.

Crew Philippines refused to give up the doubles title for the previous three editions of the 11-nation sports activities fest with Alcantara serving to the nation’s bid within the 2019 SEA Video games and Gonzales teaming up with Deal with Huey final 12 months on the Hanoi Video games.

Their victory on the Morodok Techo Tennis Centre capped a sensational day for Crew Philippines, which additionally netted 4 golds within the taekwondo and one in boxing courtesy of flyweight Ian Clark Bautista.

Filipino athletes have now amassed 37 gold medals with three extra days of competitors previous to the closing ceremonies on Might 17.


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