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Hugo Gaston of France Wins Gold in Men’s Individual Tennis at Buenos Aires 2018

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: HUGO GASTON OF FRANCE WINS GOLD IN MEN’S INDIVIDUAL TENNIS AT BUENOS AIRES 2018         

DATE: 13 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English, French

 

STORY SCRIPT:

Hugo Gaston of France won the gold medal in the men’s tennis at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires on Saturday (13th October).

The 18-year-old – who won the Junior men’s doubles at the 2018 Australian Open with compatriot Clement Tabur – was up against the inevitable crowd favourite Facundo Diaz Acosta of Argentina.

It was a tight match with Gaston requesting to speak to his coach midway through the second set, but the Frenchman eventually won through 6-4 7-5 to take the gold medal.

Gilbert Soares of Brazil took the bronze medal after beating Adrian Andreev of Belarus, who retired when trailing 6-4 3-1.

In the women’s doubles, Kaja Juvan of Slovenian teamed up with Poland’s Iga Swiatek to win the gold medal, the first gold for both nations at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.

They beat the Japanese pair of Naho Sato and Yuki Naito 6-7 (5) 7-5 10-4.

Xinyu Wang and Xiyu Wang of China had won the bronze medal on Friday (12th October) with a 7-5 6-3 win over Maria Carle and Maria Osorio Serrano of Mexico.

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