Tokyo Olympics releases schedule for Tennis Games, 1st event on 30th July 2021

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tennis at 2012 Summer Olympics

The Summer Olympics were originally scheduled to take place between 24 July and 9 August 2020 but the Games have been rescheduled to 23 July to 8 August 2021 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recently, The Tokyo Organising Committee has confirmed that the Olympic Tennis event schedule for the postponed Games.

Ever since the inaugural of Summer Olympics in 1896, Mixed Doubles Victory Ceremony Tennis was part of the Summer Olympic Games program but unfortunately, was dropped after the 1924 Summer Olympics.

But since 1988 Summer Olympics it returned as a full medal sport and ever since, it has been played at every edition of the Games.

And at the 2016 Rio Games, Britain’s Andy Murray won the men’s singles gold medal in 2016, Monica Pug won the women’s singles gold medal. Russians Ekaterina Makarova & Elena Vesnina won the women’s doubles event while Spain’s Feliciano Lopez and Rafael Nadal won the men’s doubles event and Bethanie Mattek-Sands & Jack Sock won the mixed doubles event.

Medal Events for Tokyo Olympics Tennis Games

According to the ITF website, the schedule for the 2021 Games has been released for the tennis event, and here are the medal events for Olympics;

  • Tennis Event – Date and Time: Friday 30 July 12:00 – 20:00 Ariake Tennis Park – Center Court
  • Men’s Doubles Gold Medal Match
  • Men’s Doubles Victory Ceremony Ariake Tennis Park – Court 1
  • Men’s Doubles Bronze Medal Match Date and Time: Saturday 31 July 12:00 – 20:00 Ariake Tennis Park – Center Court
  • Men’s Singles Bronze Medal Match
  • Women’s Singles Bronze Medal Match
  • Women’s Singles Gold Medal Match
  • Women’s Singles Victory Ceremony Ariake Tennis Park – Court 1
  • Women’s Doubles Bronze Medal Match
  • Mixed Doubles Bronze Medal Match Date and Time: Sunday 1 August 12:00 – 20:00 Ariake Tennis Park – Center Court
  • Men’s Singles Gold Medal Match
  • Men’s Singles Victory Ceremony
  • Women’s Doubles Gold Medal Match
  • Women’s Doubles Victory Ceremony
  • Mixed Doubles Gold Medal Match

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