Gold. mattek-sands / sock. United States of America. Silver. williams / ram. United States of America. Bronze. hradecka / stepanek. Czech Republic.
Tennis at the 2016 Summer Olympics; Date: 6–14 August 2016: Edition: 17th: Surface: Hard (GreenSet Cushion) Location: Olympic Tennis Centre: Champions; Men's Singles Andy Murray Women's Singles Monica Puig Men's Doubles Marc López & Rafael Nadal Women's Doubles Ekaterina Makarova & Elena Vesnina Mixed Doubles
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Defending gold medalist Andy Murray of Great Britain successfully defended his title, defeating Juan Martín del Potro of Argentina in the final, 7–5, 4–6, 6–2, 7–5 to win the gold medal in Men's Singles tennis at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He became the first tennis player ever, male or female, to win two Olympic singles gold medals. Murray and del Potro were only the third and fourth men to win multiple singles medals of any color (following del Potro's bronze in 2012). Murray's ...
Women were allowed to start to compete in singles and mixed doubles tennis events at the Olympic Games in 1900. Between 1928 and 1984, tennis was not included in the official Olympic program. Demonstration tennis events were, however, held twice, first in 1968 and later 1984. It was reinstated as a medal sport in 1988.
Courtesy of Rio 2016/Alex Ferro. A total of 2,488 medals have been produced with 812 gold, 812 silver and 864 bronze medals. For the first time, the medals are slightly thicker at their central point compared to their edges.
Puerto Rico's Monica Puig defeated Germany's Angelique Kerber in the final, 6–4, 4–6, 6–1 to win the gold medal in Women's Singles tennis at the 2016 Summer Olympics. It was Puerto Rico's first Olympic gold medal, and Puig became the first unseeded female
Rio 2016 Discover the Games The Brand A visual identity is developed for each edition of the Olympic Games. Brand. The Medals Beginning as an olive wreath, medal designs have evolved over the years. Medals. The Mascot An original image, it must give concrete form to the Olympic spirit. Mascot. The Torch
List of 2016 Summer Olympics medal winners. The 2016 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 August 2016 to 21 August 2016. Approximately 11,000 athletes from 206 nations participated in 306 events in 42 Olympic sport disciplines.