Sports July 31, 2018 | 2:22 pm

Double gold for Estrella in the Central American Games

Estrella in action on the court. Photo from eldia.com.do

Barranquilla, Colombia.- Top Dominican tennis player Víctor Estrella Burgos won a third consecutive gold medal in the men’s singles final, playing against compatriot Roberto Cid.

Estrella beat Cid in two straight sets (6-4, 6-3) thus winning his third gold at the Central American and Caribbean Games. Cid, a promising young player, won the silver.

The Dominican Republic has won a total of 66 medals in the games: 19 gold, 16 silver and 31 bronze medals.

Estrella is the first male tennis player to win three golds in a row in the Central American and Caribbean Games.

He also won a second gold medal together with Roberto Cid in the finals of the men’s doubles against Christopher Díaz and Wilfredo González from Guatemala.

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