Palembang: Ankita Raina on Wednesday confirmed just the third singles medal in women's tennis for India at the Asian Games as she reached the semi-finals despite being 1-4 down at one stage.
India's top-ranked women's singles player, Raina breezed past Eudice Chong 6-4 6-1 of Hong Kong in their quarter-final match.
She won the first set in 54 minutes and took only 27 minutes to claim the second set.
Raina came back from behind to take the first set 6-4 against Chong of Hong Kong. Raina was trailing 0-3 and 1-4 at the beginning of the match before staging a comeback.
Raina thus assured herself of at least a bronze medal.
Updated Date: Aug 22, 2018 12:34 PM