Rio de Janeiro

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 […]

Cuevas Denies Pella for Rio Open Crown

RIO DE JANEIRO, February 22, 2016 Pablo Cuevas dodged rain drops in defeating a dogged Guido Pella in the final of the Rio Open 6-4,6-7, 6-4 to claim his first ATP World Tour 500 title on Sunday. The Uruguayan, who upset […]

Bagnis With Back To Back Challenger Titles In South America

RIO DE JANEIRO, January 24, 2016 Facundo Bagnis claimed his seventh ATP Challenger title, winning the $50,000 Vivo Tennis Cup in Rio de Janeiro. The 25-year-old Argentine defeated Guilherme Clezar in Sunday’s final 6-4, 4-6, 6-2. In the pair’s eighth […]

Clezar Wins All-Brazilian-Affair In Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO, January 22, 2016 Two Brazilians headlined second round action on Thursday at the $50,000 Vivo Tennis Cup in Rio de Janeiro when Guilherme Clezar upset third seed Rogerio Dutra Silva, winning 6-3, 6-2. The 23-year-old from Porto […]