Tennis was first contested as a Summer Olympic sport in the 1896 Olympic Games, held in Athens. In the inaugural Olympic Games, only two tournaments were played: men's singles and men's doubles . Women were allowed to start to compete in singles and mixed doubles tennis events at the Olympic Games in 1900 .
New Zealand's Michael Venus and Marcus Daniell win tennis doubles bronze New Zealand's Michael Venus and Marcus Daniell win tennis doubles bronze. Tennis. Tokyo 2020 tennis day 7: Men's doubles champions to be crowned Tokyo 2020 tennis day 7: Men's doubles champions to be crowned. Tennis.
Tennis Men’s Doubles Winners at Olympics. Tennis Men’s Doubles was introduced at the 1896 ...
Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jack Sock are the reigning Olympic champions in mixed doubles. Olympic tennis schedule at Tokyo 2020 The competition will take place from 24 July - 1 August 2021, with the singles finals on 31 July (women's) and 1 August (men's).
Tennis at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's doubles. Spain 's Marc López and Rafael Nadal defeated Romania 's Florin Mergea and Horia Tecău in the final, 6–2, 3–6, 6–4 to win the gold medal in Men's Doubles tennis at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
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Belarus ' Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi defeated Great Britain 's Laura Robson and Andy Murray in the final, 2–6, 6–3, [10–8] to win the gold medal in Mixed Doubles tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics. In the bronze medal match, the United States ' Lisa Raymond and Mike Bryan defeated Germany 's Sabine Lisicki and Christopher Kas, 6–3, 4–6, [10–4].
The women’s doubles final will feature Bencic and Golubic against the top-seeded Czech duo of Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova. Krejcikova won both the singles and doubles (with Siniakova) titles at this year’s French Open. ___ Associated Press reporter Syd Fryer contributed to this report. ___
The United States ' Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan defeated France 's Michaël Llodra and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the final, 6–4, 7–6 (7–2) to win the gold medal in Men's Doubles tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics. This completed a career Golden Slam for the Bryan brothers, making them the second men's doubles team to do so (after The Woodies of Australia; Canada's Daniel Nestor also won a career Golden Slam, but with multiple partners).
Tennis at the Summer Olympics. 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.