The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Tennis Event finished on Sunday 1 August after nine days of thrilling action at the Ariake Tennis Park - we take a look at some of the key numbers and statistics from the event Pavlyuchenkova and Rublev claim mixed doubles gold at Tokyo 2020
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Overview. Every four years, the Olympic Tennis tournament attracts the world's top stars. Recent gold medallists have included such legends of the sport as Rafael Nadal (men's singles, Beijing 2008), Andy Murray (men's singles, London 2012 and Rio 2016), and Venus and Serena Williams. Between them, the Williams sisters have won a total of eight Olympic gold medals.
Tennis was part of the Summer Olympic Games program from the inaugural 1896 Summer Olympics, but was dropped after the 1924 Summer Olympics due to disputes between the International Lawn Tennis Federation and the International Olympic Committee over how to define amateur players. After two appearances as a demonstration sport in 1968 and 1984, it returned as a full medal sport at the 1988 Summer Olympics open for all players regardless of their age and status and has been played at every summer
Maharashtra Open, India’s only ATP 250 tennis event, cancelled. The prevailing travel restrictions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is the reason to call off the event scheduled in February 2022. The Maharashtra Open, India’s only ATP 250 event. has been called off for the second year in a row. Event organisers Maharashtra State Lawn ...
Tennis at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo was held between 24 July and 1 August 2021 at the Ariake Tennis Park. The tournament featured 191 players in five events: singles and doubles for both men and women and mixed doubles. The hard-court Deco Turf surface at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games was chosen by the Tokyo Organizing Committee. This marked the fifth time that this type of surface was utilized for the Olympic Games. The format at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games was a single-elimination tour
Tennis has a long Olympic history but withdrew from the programme after 1924. It did not return as a medal sport until 1988. Professionals are now welcome to compete, and the Olympic competition includes men's and women's singles, men's and women's doubles and mixed doubles.
The competition has been enjoyed by sports fans around the world, with millions tuning in on TV and following online. Since mid-July, ITF social media accounts have provided comprehensive coverage of tennis at the Olympics, resulting in 137million impressions and 6.5million engagements.