Tennis at the 2012 Simmer Olympics

The tennis tournaments at the 2012 Simmer Olympics in Lunnon wur staged at the Aw Ingland Club in Wimbledon, frae 28 Julie tae 5 August, the first grass court tournament syne tennis wis reintroduced tae the Olympics.[1] A tot o 190 players competit in five events: singles an doubles for baith men an weemen an, for the first time syne 1924, mixed doubles wur offeecially includit. The Olympic tennis events wur run an organised bi the Lunnon Organising Committee o the Olympic Gemmes (LOCOG) an the Internaitional Tennis Federation (ITF), an wur pairt o the Association o Tennis Professionals an Weemen's Tennis Association's tours.

2012 Simmer Olympics
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Date:   28 Julie – 5 August
Edeetion:   16t
Surface:   Gress
Location:   All England Club, Wimbledon
Champions
Men's Singles
Andy Murray
Weemen's Singles
Serena Williams
Men's Doubles
Mike Bryan & Bob Bryan
Weemen's Doubles
Serena Williams & Venus Williams
Mixed Doubles
Victoria Azarenka & Max Mirnyi
Simmer Olympics
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Neither o the defendin singles champions competit, syne Elena Dementieva ha retired frae professional tennis in 2010[2] an Rafael Nadal withdrew due tae tendinitis.[3] Andy Murray beat Roger Federer. Serena Williams defeatit Maria Sharapova an alang wi her sister Venus Williams defendit her Weemen's doubles title. The Bryan brothers teuk the Men's doubles title also.

Serena Williams acame the seicont female player tae win a career Gowden Grand Slam efter winnin the gowd medal an the first player in history, male or female, tae win the career Gowden Grand Slam in baith singles an doubles.[4]

Pynts distributionEedit

The pynts distribution for the Association o Tennis Professionals an the Weemen's Tennis Association tours, anent anly singles competition on the 2012 Olympic Gemmes, is leetit below.[5]

Stage Gowd Medal Siller Medal Bronze Medal Fowerth Place Quarterfinals Roond o 16 Roond o 32 Roond o 64
Men's singles 750 450 340 270 135 70 35 5
Weemen's singles 685 470 340 260 175 95 55 1

Medal summaryEedit

Medal tableEedit

 Rank  Naition Gowd Siller Bronze Tot
1   United States (USA) 3 0 1 4
2   Great Breetain (GBR) 1 1 0 2
3   Belaroushie (BLR) 1 0 1 2
4   Fraunce (FRA) 0 1 1 2
  Roushie (RUS) 0 1 1 2
6   Czech Republic (CZE) 0 1 0 1
  Swisserland (SUI) 0 1 0 1
8   Argentinae (ARG) 0 0 1 1
Grand Tot 5 5 5 15

Medal eventsEedit

Event Gowd Siller Bronze
Men's singles Andy Murray
  Great Breetain
Roger Federer
  Swisserland
Juan Martín del Potro
  Argentinae
Men's doubles Bob Bryan
an Mike Bryan
  United States
Michaël Llodra
an Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
  Fraunce
Julien Benneteau
an Richard Gasquet
  Fraunce
Weemen's singles Serena Williams
  United States
Maria Sharapova
  Roushie
Victoria Azarenka
  Belaroushie
Weemen's doubles Serena Williams
an Venus Williams
  United States
Andrea Hlaváčková
an Lucie Hradecká
  Czech Republic
Maria Kirilenko
an Nadia Petrova
  Roushie
Mixed doubles Victoria Azarenka
an Max Mirnyi
  Belaroushie
Laura Robson
an Andy Murray
  Great Breetain
Lisa Raymond
an Mike Bryan
  United States

Singles seedsEedit

Seedins are based on the rankins as o 23 Julie 2012.

Men's singlesEedit

Seed Rank Player Status
1 1   Roger Federer (SUI) Finals lost tae   Andy Murray (GBR) [3]
2 2   Novak Djokovic (SRB) Semifinals lost tae   Andy Murray (GBR) [3]
Bronze medal lost tae  Juan Martín del Potro (ARG) [8]
3 4   Andy Murray (GBR) Finals defeatit   Roger Federer (SUI) [1]
4 5   David Ferrer (ESP) Third Roond lost tae   Kei Nishikori (JPN) [15]
5 6   Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) Quarterfinals lost tae   Novak Djokovic (SRB) [2]
6 7   Tomáš Berdych (CZE) First Roond lost tae   Steve Darcis (BEL)
7 8   Janko Tipsarević (SRB) Third Roond lost tae   John Isner (USA) [10]
8 9   Juan Martín del Potro (ARG) Semifinals lost tae   Roger Federer (SUI) [1]
Bronze medal defeated   Novak Djokovic (SRB) [2]
9 10   Juan Mónaco (ARG) Seicont Round lost tae   Feliciano López (ESP)
10 11   John Isner (USA) Quarterfinals lost tae   Roger Federer (SUI) [1]
11 12   Nicolás Almagro (ESP) Quarterfinals lost tae   Andy Murray (GBR)
12 14   Gilles Simon (FRA) Third Roond lost tae   Juan Martín del Potro (ARG)
13 15   Marin Čilić (CRO) Seicont Roond lost tae   Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
14 16   Fernando Verdasco (ESP) First Roond lost tae   Denis Istomin (UZB)
15 18   Kei Nishikori (JPN) Quarterfinals lost tae   Juan Martín del Potro (ARG) [8]
16 21   Richard Gasquet (FRA) Seicont Roond lost tae   Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)

Widrawn PlayersEedit

Rank Player Pynts Pynts defendin Points Won New pynts Widrew due tae
4   Rafael Nadal
8,905
750
0
8,155
Knee tendinitis[6]

Weemen's singlesEedit

Seed Rank Player Status
1 1   Victoria Azarenka (BLR) Semifinals lost tae   Serena Williams (USA) [4]
Bronze medal defeatit   Maria Kirilenko (RUS) [14]
2 2   Agnieszka Radwańska (POL) First Roond lost tae   Julia Görges (GER)
3 3   Maria Sharapova (RUS) Finals lost tae   Serena Williams (USA) [4]
4 4   Serena Williams (USA) Finals defeatit   Maria Sharapova (RUS) [3]
5 5   Samantha Stosur (AUS) First Roond lost tae   Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP)
6 6   Petra Kvitová (CZE) Quarterfinals lost tae   Maria Kirilenko (RUS) [14]
7 7   Angelique Kerber (GER) Quarterfinals lost tae   Victoria Azarenka (BLR) [1]
8 8   Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) Quarterfinals lost tae   Serena Williams (USA) [4]
9 9   Sara Errani (ITA) First Roond lost tae   Venus Williams (USA)
10 11   Li Na (CHN) First Roond lost tae   Daniela Hantuchová (SVK)
11 12   Ana Ivanović (SRB) Third Roond lost tae   Kim Clijsters (BEL)
12 13   Dominika Cibulková (SVK) First Roond lost tae   Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL)
13 14   Vera Zvonareva (RUS) Third Roond lost tae   Serena Williams (USA) [4]
14 15   Maria Kirilenko (RUS) Semifinal lost tae   Maria Sharapova (RUS) [3]
Bronze medal lost tae   Victoria Azarenka (BLR) [1]
15 17   Sabine Lisicki (GER) Third Roond lost tae   Maria Sharapova (RUS) [3]
16 19   Nadia Petrova (RUS) Third Roond lost tae   Victoria Azarenka (BLR) [1]

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Tennis". London 2012 Organization Committee. Archived frae the original on 24 Mey 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2008.
  2. "Elena Dementieva retiring from tour". ESPN Sport. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  3. "London 2012: Rafael Nadal withdraws from Olympics". BBC Sport. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  4. Wine, Steven (4 August 2012). "Serena Williams Wins Gold Medal In Olympic Singles Tennis, Beats Maria Sharapova In Final". Huffington Post. Retrieved 7 Mairch 2013.
  5. "Ranking Points". itftennis.com. Retrieved 17 Julie 2012.
  6. "Nadal withdraws from Olympics with knee injury". www.globalpost.com. 19 Julie 2012.

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