Birmingham: India’s Lakshya Sen has won gold in the men’s singles of the Commonwealth Games 2022 after beating Malaysia’s Tze Yong NG.
The match had it all, but after a classic, it is India who take Gold, Sen immediately flings his racquet into the crowd before then throwing his shirt into the adoring crowd of Indian fans!
Lakshya was trailing 8-9 in the second game but stitched a run of 13 straight points to force a decider which he won as he rode on the momentum to script a stunning victory in the final that stretched to more than an hour.
Sen won 19 – 21, 21 – 9, 21 – 16. The Malaysian Tze Yong Ng was more than a worthy competitor.