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Gold for Argentina, Slovakia and Japan on Final Day of Tennis at Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: GOLD FOR ARGENTINA, SLOVAKIA AND JAPAN ON FINAL DAY OF TENNIS AT YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES BUENOS AIRES 2018       

DATE: 14 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English, Slovakian, Spanish, Japanese

 

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The final day of competition in the tennis tournament at Buenos Aires 2018 began with Slovakia’s Kaja Juvan claiming Gold in the Women’s Individual Tennis final.

Juvan, who is 17, beat her French opponent, Clara Burel, in two straight sets, 7-5, 6-4 on Court One of the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club. The bronze medal went to Colombia’s Maria Osario-Serrano. Juvan added the Singles gold to the Doubles gold she won on Saturday.

Argentinian fans then had their chance to celebrate Gold at their country’s home of tennis. Argentina’s Men’s Doubles pair of Sebastian Baez and Facundo Diaz-Acosta beat a mixed international pairing of Adrian Andreev from Bulgaria, and Rinky Hijikata of Australia. They won in straight sets 6-4, 6-4. It was Diaz Acosta’s second gold of the Games after winning the Singles title on Saturday. Bronze in the Men’s Doubles went to the French pair of Hugo Gaston, the men’s singles gold medallist, and Clement Tabur.

In the Mixed Doubles Final the Japanese couple of Yuki Naito and Naoki Tajima met the Colombians Maria Osorio-Serrano, and Nicolas Mejia. Naito, who’s 17 and 18 years old Tajima won won in straight sets, 6-2, 6-3 to bring more gold success to Japan.

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