Who is in the British Olympic tennis team?

Who is playing in the Olympics in tennis?

Medal events

Event Gold
Men’s singles Alexander Zverev Germany
Men’s doubles Croatia Nikola Mektić Mate Pavić
Women’s singles Belinda Bencic Switzerland
Women’s doubles Czech Republic Barbora Krejčíková Kateřina Siniaková

How many tennis players go to the Olympics?

A total of 172 athletes will qualify to compete. For the singles competitions, the top 56 players in the world rankings on a later date to be announced of the WTA and ATP tours are qualified for the Olympics.

Who is the youngest Australian athlete competing?

The youngest Australian at the Games is 17-year-old swimmer Mollie O’Callaghan. O’Callaghan started swimming when she was four years old, and Tokyo is her Olympic debut.

Why was tennis removed from the Olympics?

Tennis was part of the Summer Olympic Games program from the inaugural 1896 Summer Olympics, but was dropped after the 1924 Summer Olympics due to disputes between the International Lawn Tennis Federation and the International Olympic Committee over how to define amateur players.

Who is the youngest ever recorded athlete to participate in the Olympics?

Dimitrios Loundras represented Greece in the parallel bars at the inaugural modern Olympic Games in 1896, and came third as part of the team event. At 10 years and 218 days he is the youngest known medallist, and before he died in 1971 he was the last surviving competitor from the 1896 Games.

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Who is the best tennis player in the world?

Player Results

Ranking Player Points
1 Novak. Djokovic (SRB) 11,430
34 Age Next Best 15 Tourn Played Move 90 Points Dropping
2 Daniil. Medvedev (RUS) 9,630
25 Age Next Best 24 Tourn Played Move 90 Points Dropping