Olympic Games

Busy Nadal To Face Bellucci In Rio Quarterfinals

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 12, 2016 After Wednesday’s washout, it was a rain-free but very busy Thursday at the Barra Olympic Park with the men’s singles players in third round action. Rafael Nadal improves to a perfect 9-0 in Olympic […]

Rain Washes Out Olympic Tennis Action On Wednesday

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 11, 2016 Torrential rain wiped out the entire 25-match tennis programme at the Olympic Games in Rio on Wednesday. Among the matches cancelled were all three due to feature Rafael Nadal, who is still in the singles, […]

Svitolina Shocks Williams In Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 10, 2016 Three Olympic gold medallists headlined the action on Centre Court at the Barra Olympic Tennis Centre on Tuesday. Reigning Olympic champion Andy Murray eased past Juan Mónaco, winning 6-3, 6-1 in only 69 minutes. […]

Del Potro Moves Into Third Round At Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 9, 2016 Juan Martin del Potro marches on at this year’s Olympic Tennis Event in Rio and he roared with delight after coming through a testing encounter 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 against Portugal’s Joao Sousa on Monday. The […]

Del Potro Stuns Djokovic In Rio Opener

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 8, 2016 Novak Djokovic is out on Day 2 of the Olympic Tennis event. The world number one lost his opening match to Juan Martin Del Potro 7-6, 7-6. The Argentine took two tie-breaks, winning  7-4, […]

Tsonga Fights Back In Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 7, 2016 The Rio 2016 Olympic Games began with a vibrant Opening Ceremony at the Maracana Stadium on Friday night and on Saturday the Olympic Tennis event kicked off at Barra Olympic Park. 56 countries are […]

Olympic Tennis Event To Start On Saturday

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 5, 2016 (ITF) Tennis was one of the original 9 sports at the first Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. Ireland’s John Boland defeated Dionysios Kasdaglis to become the first Olympic tennis champion, while 4 years […]

Bouchard To Open Rio Campaign Against Stephens

TORONTO, August 4, 2016 The tennis draws for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games were conducted on Thursday, with the members of Team Canada learning their potential pathways to a medal. Canada will be represented in Rio by four players – […]

Djokovic To Face Del Potro In Rio Olympics Opener

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 4, 2016 Top seed Novak Djokovic has been drawn on Thursday against Juan Martin del Potro in a blockbuster first round match at the Olympic Tennis Event in Rio de Janeiro. The Argentine defeated Djokovic to […]

Federer Ends 2016 Season

BASEL, July 26, 2016 Roger Federer withdraws from the Olympic Games as well as the US-Open and is out for the rest of the season, as he needs further rehab for his knee. This was announced by the 34-year-old Switzerland on […]