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Schedule & Results: Catch Up

(Local) / 03:00 PM 14 Aug (Rio)
Men's Singles Gold Medal Match

Andy Murray (GBR)
Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG)

(Local) / 01:30 PM 14 Aug (Rio)
Men's Singles Bronze Medal Match

Kei Nishikori (JPN)

(Local) / 01:30 PM 14 Aug (Rio)
Mixed Doubles Gold Medal Match

2 (Won)

1 (Lost)

United States

United States

United States (USA)
United States (USA)

(Local) / 12:00 PM 14 Aug (Rio)
Women's Doubles Gold Medal Match

2 (Won)

0 (Lost)



Russia (RUS)
Switzerland (SUI)

(Local) / 12:00 PM 14 Aug (Rio)
Mixed Doubles Bronze Medal Match

2 (Won)

0 (Lost)

Czech Republic


Czech Republic (CZE)

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Superstars ready for Rio showdown

With the likes of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams ready to line up against Australia's finest, the Rio tennis competition is set to have plenty of fire power. 

After a huge 2014 and 2015 for Australia’s tennis players, around six Australian players are expected to get the chance to take to the hard courts at Rio’s new Olympic Tennis Centre, in the Barra precinct.

Men to watch: John MillmanThanasi Kokkinakis and Jordan Thompson will represent Australia in the men's singles, while Chris Guccione and John Peers will pair up in the men's doubles.

Women to watch: Daria Gavrilova and Sam Stosur will compete in the women's singles and doubles.


Qualification, Nomination & Selection

An NOC can send up to four singles players and two doubles teams from a maximum six male and six female athletes to the Rio Olympic Games. Quota places are allocated to athletes by name and are based on world rankings on 6 June 2016. An NOC can also enter one mixed doubles team from this group.

Of the 64 singles places 56 are direct acceptance based on Olympic adjusted rankings. From the 32 doubles places, 24 are based on direct acceptance from rankings. There are also 16 places for mixed doubles teams with 12 allocated by direct acceptance.


Competition Format & Events

The Olympic tournament features men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles and mixed doubles.

The tennis competition at the Olympic Games involves single-elimination tournaments for each of the five events. All matches are played to tie-break sets except for the final set of the match. All matches are best-of-three sets, except for the men's singles and doubles finals, which will be best-of-five.

In all events, the semi-final winners play to decide the gold and silver medals, and the semi-final losers play for the bronze.

Australia and Olympic Tennis

Tennis has provided Australia with one gold, one silver and four bronze medals. Australia’s Edwin Flack, the winner of the 800m and 1500m athletics titles in 1896, also played in doubles tennis at those Olympics. His partner was an Englishman, George Robertson and the pair won bronze.

The gold and silver medals were won by ‘The Woodies’ - Mark Woodforde and Todd Woodbridge - in the men’s doubles at Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000 respectively.

Elizabeth Smylie and Wendy Turnbull won bronze in the women’s doubles at Seoul 1988 and Rachel McQuillan with Nicole Bradtke (then Provis) did likewise at Barcelona 1992. At Athens 2004, Alicia Molik won Australia’s first individual tennis medal, a bronze in the women’s singles. Molik will act as Tennis Team Leader at Rio.

At London 2012 stalwart Lleyton Hewitt was Australia’s best performer as he made the men’s third round before going down to world number two Novak Djokovic. He went on to make the quarter-finals with Sam Stosur in the mixed doubles where they were defeated by Great British pair and eventual silver medallists Andy Murray and Laura Robson.

Australia's Olympic tennis medal tally is: 6 (1 gold, 1 silver, 4 bronze)

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Did you know

  • Mixed doubles was added for the London 2012 Olympics and it will again be a part of the Rio 2016 Games.
  • Tennis was on the Olympic program from Athens 1896 until Paris 1924. Due to difficulties in solving the amateur-professional divide, the sport disappeared until Seoul 1988, after appearing as a demonstration sport four years earlier in Los Angeles.
  • A player is able to challenge the line (or chair) umpire's call of a point. Players have unlimited opportunity to challenge, but once three incorrect challenges are made in a set, they cannot challenge again until the next set. If the set goes to a tie break, players are given one additional opportunity to challenge the call. Hawk-eye is electronic review technology.
  • Top-spin in tennis is when forward spin imparted on a ball which causes it to drop sharply, enabling a player to hit the ball with more power.


Pre-Rio AUS Tally

1 Gold
1 Silver
4 Bronze


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Samantha Stosur’s fourth Olympic singles campaign ended in Rio tonight in the third round at the hands of German world number two Angelique Kerber 6-0 7-5 but she departs with her best ever result in the competition.


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Olympic Record for Millman 7 August 2016 (AEDT)

John Millman has created Olympic history in a day of mixed results for our Australian tennis team.


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Day 1 Preview: Let the Games begin 6 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australians will be in action in 16 sports on the first full day of competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.


Stosur ready for fourth Olympic campaign 6 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia’s No.1 ranked female tennis player, Samantha Stosur, kicks off her Rio Olympic campaign tomorrow.


Rio is ready 5 August 2016 (AEDT)

Barra is buzzing


Gavrilova: I Dream of These Moments 5 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia’s rising tennis star Daria Gavrilova is excited at the prospect of facing defending Olympic champion and world number one Serena Williams in the opening round of the women’s singles competition.


Woodforde to Gavrilova: "Go for it" 5 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australian tennis great Mark Woodforde has urged Daria Gavrilova to “go for it” after drawing world No.1 and reigning Olympic champion Serena Williams in the opening round of the women’s singles.


Kokkinakis: Olympics always my goal this year 4 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australian tennis team member Thanasi Kokkinakis has had the Olympic Games as his number one goal for this year as he has recovered from shoulder surgery at the end of December last year.