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Marcus Daniel and Michael Venus have made history , After winning a bronze medal in tennis in the men’s tennis doubles for New Zealand. USA’s Astik Krozysek and Dennis Sandgren won 7-6 and 6-2 in two sets. This achievement marks a new beginning for the maritime nation because they did not win a medal in this sport.

With the organization of Ariac Tennis Park, the pair sought to position themselves in third place with the desire to stay on stage to win the bronze medal. During the meeting, the first set was contested and the winner was uncertain. Of course, a draw of 6-6 resulted in a ‘tie break’ and the New Zealanders won 7-6 in the first quarter with an hour to go.

In the second set, Marcus and Michael excelled and won the set 6-2 in 50 minutes, forcing the American pair to make mistakes. Oceanic showed 100% efficiency in their second service and received eight points thanks to it.

This is the first medal tennis has won at the Olympics. The men’s doubles final will be played today, July 30, between two Croatian pairs, Nicola McDic / Mat Bavic and Marin Ciclik / Ivan Dodik. In Croatia they are already waiting for gold and silver medals in this fight.

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