Rio de Janeiro

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 […]

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 […]