Tennis Olympics Game
Tennis was important for the Tokyo Olympics Game 2021 program from the debut 1896 Olympics Game, yet was dropped after the 1924 Olympics Game because of debates between the International Lawn Tennis Federation and the International Olympic Committee over how to characterize beginner players. After two appearances as an exhibition sport in 1968 and 1984 (with a U-21 age limit), it returned as a full award sport at the 1988 Olympics Game open for all players paying little mind to their age and status and has been played at each version of the Games from that point forward.
2012 Women’s Singles medalists, Serena Williams (focus), Maria Sharapova (right) and Victoria Azarenka (left).
In 1896, 1900, 1904, 1988, and 1992, elimination round washouts shared bronze awards. In any remaining years, a season finisher match for the bronze award was arranged.
Before, results from the Olympics used to have positioning focuses that the ATP and WTA added to their players yearly aggregates in singles for that schedule year. This happened from the 2004 Athens until the 2012 London releases. No focuses were granted for the versions earlier and for the 2016 Rio Olympics. While the positioning focuses sum didn’t compare with those given at the Grand Slam competitions, the Olympic competitions have expanded in seen significance since their renewed introduction, for certain players, pundits and sports savants considering winning the gold at the Olympics similarly as esteemed as winning a Grand Slam title.
Serena Williams and Venus Williams have each won a record four gold decorations, three each as a copies matching, the solitary players to win a similar Olympic occasion on three events. Kathleen McKane Godfree (one gold, two silvers, and two bronzes) and Venus Williams (four gold, one silver) are the unsurpassed record holders for the most Olympic decorations in tennis. Andy Murray is the lone player to have won two singles gold decorations, and the solitary singles player to have held the Olympic title. Gigi Fernández and Mary Joe Fernández and Serena and Venus Williams accomplished this accomplishment in ladies’ duplicates in 1992 and 1996, and 2008 and 2012 separately.
A player who wins an Olympic gold award and each of the four Grand Slam occasions around the same time is said to have won a Golden Slam. Starting at 2016, Steffi Graf is the solitary player to have finished this accomplishment.