Deaflympics 2021: Prithivi Sekhar wins 3 medals in tennis

Prithvi Sekhar put up a great show as he bagged three medals in tennis at the ongoing Deaflympics in Caxias do Sul, Brazil.

In the men’s singles event, Prithvi Sekhar defeated Slovenia’s Marino Kegl (6-2, 6-1) to win bronze.

Later in the day, he combined with Jafreen Shaik to defeat compatriot Dhananjay Dubey & Bhavani  Kedia (6-1, 6-2) to win bronze in mixed doubles event.

Prithvi had also clinched a silver in the men’s doubles event with his partner Dhananjay Dubey on Thursday.

The three tennis medals have taken India’s overall tally in the ongoing Deaflympics to 13 medals which includes 7 gold, 1 silver and 5 bronze medals.

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