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(Asian Games) S. Korea wins gold in men's team soft tennis

All Headlines 17:04 September 01, 2018

JAKARTA, Sept. 1 (Yonhap) -- South Korea won gold in the men's soft tennis team event at the 18th Asian Games on Saturday.

South Korea beat Japan 2-0 in the final at the Jakabaring Sport City Tennis Court in Palembang, the co-host city of the Asian Games with Jakarta, and defended its title in the men's team event.

This is South Korea's second gold in soft tennis at Jakarta-Palembang 2018.

South Korea is the dominant force in soft tennis at the Asian Games. Since it was introduced as a medal sport at the Asian Games in 1994, South Korea has bagged 23 out of the 36 gold medals awarded, not including those at Jakarta-Palembang 2018.

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