Olympic Games

Olympics Postponement Leaves Gap In Tennis Calendar

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) With the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee releasing a joint statement Tuesday announcing the postponement of this year’s Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games to “a date beyond 2020 but not […]

Federer Plans To Play At 2020 Tokyo Olympics

STARNBERG, October 14, 2019 Roger Federer announced plans to play at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. “I’ve been debating with my team for a few weeks now what I should do in the summertime after Wimbledon and at the end of […]

Paris 2024 Bid Committee And Ambassadors Meet At Roland-Garros

PARIS, June 6, 2017 (Press Release) Tony Estanguet, the Co-President of the Paris 2024 campaign, and Laura Flessel, the French Minister of Sport, paid a visit to Roland-Garros on Monday to kick off the 100-day countdown to the end of the […]

Murray Defends Gold In Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 15, 2016 The 2016 Rio 2016 Olympic Tennis Event has come to an end with the anthem of Great Britain, as Andy Murray claimed the gold medal in the men’s singles competition. The world number two […]

Vesnina And Makarova Win Doubles Gold

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 14, 2016 Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova overcame Timea Bacsinszky and Martina Hingis 6-4, 6-4 to win gold for Russia in the women’s doubles at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Sunday. The Russian duo hit […]

Puig Makes Olympic History

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 14, 2016 Monica Puig captured the gold medal in a thrilling women’s final of the Olympic Games in Rio on Saturday evening. The world number 34 from Puerto Rico defeated second seed Angelique Kerber 6-4, 4-6, […]

Murray And Del Potro Will Go For Olympic Gold

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 13, 2016 Andy Murray and Juan Martin Del Potro will collide in Sunday’s Gold Medal Match of the Rio 2016 Olympic Tennis Event. On Friday afternoon, Murray advanced to his second consecutive Olympics final with a […]

López And Nadal Notch Olympic Gold

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 13, 2016 Rafael Nadal and Marc López were crowned first medallists of the Rio Olympic Tennis Event 2016 on a thrilling Friday. The Spanish tandem won the doubles final 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 over Romanians Florin Mergea and […]