Tokyo

Djokovic Ready To Chase After Olympic Gold

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) When Serbia’s Novak Djokovic takes court Saturday afternoon against No. 139 Hugo Dellien of Bolivia at Ariake Tennis Park in Tokyo, not only will the World No. 1 be trying to win his […]

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Tennis Draws Revealed

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games tennis draws are out. Let the prognosticating begin! With the release of the men’s and women’s singles and doubles draws on Thursday, the quest for Olympic glory begins […]

Federer Pulls Out Of Tokyo Olympic Games

STARNBERG, July 13, 2021 Roger Federer has withdrawn from the Tokyo Olympic Games citing a setback with his knee during the grass-court season. The 20-time Grand-Slam champion underwent two knee surgeries in 2020, keeping him out of action for more […]

History Making Australia’s Olympic Tennis Team For Tokyo Announced

TENNIS AUSTRALIA Press Release, June 29, 2021 The Australian Olympic Committee has named Australia’s biggest ever Olympic tennis team, with the 11 athletes eclipsing the 10-strong teams from Sydney 2000 and Rio 2016, and Sam Stosur becoming the first Australian […]

ITF Revises Entry Ranking Date For Tokyo Olympic Tennis Event

ITF Press Release, April 15, 2021 The ITF Board of Directors has approved the revised date of the world rankings used to determine direct entries for the Tokyo Olympic Tennis Event at the Ariake Tennis Park on Saturday 24 July […]

Revised Qualification Dates For Tokyo 2020 Olympic Tennis Event

ITF Press Release, June 11, 2020 The ITF has published revised qualification dates for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Tennis Event and Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis Event, after both Games were moved to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the qualification […]

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 […]

Djokovic Crowns Tokyo Debut

TOKYO, October 6, 2019 In his first showing at the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships, World No. 1 Novak Djokovic claimed the Tokyo title with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Australian qualifier John Millman in Sunday’s singles final. It is […]