Jeson Patrombom and Francis Alcantara of the Philippines win the gold within the males’s tennis doubles within the 30th Southeast Asian Video games.
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Manila, Philippines – Francis Casey Alcantara and Jeson Patrombon finished their 2019 Southeast Asian Video games adventure on a prime once they surprised compatriots Deal with Huey and Ruben Gonzales in instantly units, 7-6 (2), 7-Five within the males’s doubles gold medal fit at Rizal Memorial Tennis Courts on Saturday.

“I’m so glad and grateful. Kudos to Deal with and Ruben, they performed in point of fact excellent too, and we all know within the Finals, just one goes to win and fortuitously, we were given the win these days,” stated Alcantara. “To my spouse too, thanks, Jeson.”

Proper from the primary provider, each pairs became up the problem as they exchanged volleys and aces ahead of Alcantara and Patrombon snared 3 instantly issues to steer 5-3, after exchanging ties previous within the fit.

Huey, the rustic’s best doubles participant in previous SEA Video games stagings, attempted to rally his facet to victory, even taking the lead at one level, 6-5.

However Alcantara and Patrombon pressured their more-experienced combatants to a few consecutive mistakes and became the fit round for excellent.

“In the beginning, there power was once there as a result of we’re additionally going through our temmates and as it’s our first time to play within the finals all the way through our time as companions,” Patrombon informed journalists after their all-Filipino showdown.

“I’m grateful that we gained and Nino and I performed smartly, and congratulations to Ruben and Deal with,” he added.

Vietnamese pairs, in the meantime, shared bronze medals after dropping to the Filipinos within the semifinals. Le Quoc Khanh and Ly Hoang Nam bowed to Huey and Gonzales, whilst Daniel Cao Nguyen and Nguyen Van Phuong misplaced to the eventual champions.

It was once the primary males’s doubles gold medal for the rustic since 1991, when Felix Barrientos and Roland So clinched gold on the similar venue, beating Thai brothers Narathorn and Thanakorn Srichapan.

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