List of Olympic medalists in tennis

Tennis was first contested as a Summer Olympic sport in the 1896 Olympic Games, held in Athens. In the inaugural Olympic Games, only two tournaments were played: men's singles and men's doubles. 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.

Monica Puig won the women's singles title at the 2016 Summer Olympics
Andy Murray won the men's singles title at the 2016 Summer Olympics

Kathleen McKane Godfree (one gold, two silvers, and two bronzes) and Venus Williams (four gold, one silver) are the all-time record holders for the most Olympic medals in tennis. Serena Williams and Venus Williams won a record four gold medals. Andy Murray is the only men's player to have won two singles gold medals.

Only on three occasions has a player won back-to-back titles in the same event across two Olympic Games: Gigi Fernández and Mary Joe Fernández in women’s doubles in 1992 and 1996, Serena Williams and Venus Williams in women's doubles in 2008 and 2012, and Andy Murray in the men's singles in 2012 and 2016.

Current programEdit

Singles (men)Edit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1896 Athens
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John Pius Boland
  Great Britain
Dionysios Kasdaglis
  Greece
Momčilo Tapavica
  Hungary
Konstantinos Paspatis
  Greece
1900 Paris
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Laurence Doherty
  Great Britain
Harold Mahony
  Great Britain
Reginald Doherty
  Great Britain
Arthur Norris
  Great Britain
1904 St. Louis
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Beals Wright
  United States
Robert LeRoy
  United States
Alphonzo Bell
  United States
Edgar Leonard
  United States
1908 London
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Josiah Ritchie
  Great Britain
Otto Froitzheim
  Germany
Wilberforce Eaves
  Great Britain
1912 Stockholm
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Charles Winslow
  South Africa
Harold Kitson
  South Africa
Oscar Kreuzer
  Germany
1920 Antwerp
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Louis Raymond
  South Africa
Ichiya Kumagae
  Japan
Charles Winslow
  South Africa
1924 Paris
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Vincent Richards
  United States
Henri Cochet
  France
Umberto De Morpurgo
  Italy
1928–1984 Not included in the Olympic program
1988 Seoul
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Miloslav Mečíř
  Czechoslovakia
Tim Mayotte
  United States
Stefan Edberg
  Sweden
Brad Gilbert
  United States
1992 Barcelona
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Marc Rosset
  Switzerland
Jordi Arrese
  Spain
Andrei Cherkasov
  Unified Team
Goran Ivanišević
  Croatia
1996 Atlanta
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Andre Agassi
  United States
Sergi Bruguera
  Spain
Leander Paes
  India
2000 Sydney
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Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Russia
Tommy Haas
  Germany
Arnaud Di Pasquale
  France
2004 Athens
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Nicolás Massú
  Chile
Mardy Fish
  United States
Fernando González
  Chile
2008 Beijing
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Rafael Nadal
  Spain
Fernando González
  Chile
Novak Djokovic
  Serbia
2012 London
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Andy Murray
  Great Britain
Roger Federer
  Switzerland
Juan Martín del Potro
  Argentina
2016 Rio
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Andy Murray
  Great Britain
Juan Martín del Potro
  Argentina
Kei Nishikori
  Japan
2020 Tokyo
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Singles (women)Edit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1900 Paris
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Charlotte Cooper
  Great Britain
Hélène Prévost
  France
Marion Jones
  United States
Hedwiga Rosenbaumová
  Bohemia
1904 St. Louis not included in the Olympic program
1908 London
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Dorothea Lambert Chambers
  Great Britain
Dora Boothby
  Great Britain
Ruth Winch
  Great Britain
1912 Stockholm
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Marguerite Broquedis
  France
Dorothea Köring
  Germany
Molla Bjurstedt
  Norway
1920 Antwerp
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Suzanne Lenglen
  France
Dorothy Holman
  Great Britain
Kitty McKane
  Great Britain
1924 Paris
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Helen Wills
  United States
Julie Vlasto
  France
Kitty McKane
  Great Britain
1928–1984 not included in the Olympic program
1988 Seoul
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Steffi Graf
  West Germany
Gabriela Sabatini
  Argentina
Zina Garrison
  United States
Manuela Maleeva
  Bulgaria
1992 Barcelona
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Jennifer Capriati
  United States
Steffi Graf
  Germany
Mary Joe Fernández
  United States
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Spain
1996 Atlanta
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Lindsay Davenport
  United States
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Spain
Jana Novotná
  Czech Republic
2000 Sydney
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Venus Williams
  United States
Elena Dementieva
  Russia
Monica Seles
  United States
2004 Athens
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Justine Henin-Hardenne
  Belgium
Amélie Mauresmo
  France
Alicia Molik
  Australia
2008 Beijing
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Elena Dementieva
  Russia
Dinara Safina
  Russia
Vera Zvonareva
  Russia
2012 London
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Serena Williams
  United States
Maria Sharapova
  Russia
Victoria Azarenka
  Belarus
2016 Rio
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Monica Puig
  Puerto Rico
Angelique Kerber
  Germany
Petra Kvitová
  Czech Republic
2020 Tokyo
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Doubles (men)Edit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1896 Athens
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  John Pius Boland (GBR) and
  Friedrich Traun (GER)
  Demetrios Petrokokkinos
and Dionysios Kasdaglis (GRE)
  Edwin Flack (AUS) and
  George Robertson (GBR)
1900 Paris
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  Laurence Doherty
and Reginald Doherty (GBR)
  Max Décugis (FRA) and
  Basil Spalding de Garmendia (USA)
  Georges de la Chapelle
and André Prévost (FRA)
  Harold Mahony
and Arthur Norris (GBR)
1904 St. Louis
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  Edgar Leonard
and Beals Wright (USA)
  Alphonzo Bell
and Robert LeRoy (USA)
  Joseph Wear
and Allen West (USA)
  Clarence Gamble
and Arthur Wear (USA)
1908 London
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  George Hillyard
and Reginald Doherty (GBR)
  Josiah Ritchie
and James Parke (GBR)
  Clement Cazalet
and Charles Dixon (GBR)
1912 Stockholm
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  Harry Kitson
and Charles Winslow (RSA)
  Arthur Zborzil
and Fritz Pipes (AUT)
  Albert Canet
and Edouard Mény de Marangue (FRA)
1920 Antwerp
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  Oswald Turnbull
and Maxwell Woosnam (GBR)
  Ichiya Kumagae
and Seiichiro Kashio (JPN)
  Max Décugis
and Pierre Albarran (FRA)
1924 Paris
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  Vincent Richards
and Francis Hunter (USA)
  Jacques Brugnon
and Henri Cochet (FRA)
  Jean Borotra
and René Lacoste (FRA)
1928–1984 not included in the Olympic program
1988 Seoul
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  Ken Flach
and Robert Seguso (USA)
  Emilio Sánchez
and Sergio Casal (ESP)
  Miloslav Mečíř
and Milan Šrejber (TCH)
  Stefan Edberg
and Anders Järryd (SWE)
1992 Barcelona
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  Boris Becker
and Michael Stich (GER)
  Wayne Ferreira
and Piet Norval (RSA)
  Javier Frana
and Christian Miniussi (ARG)
  Goran Ivanišević
and Goran Prpić (CRO)
1996 Atlanta
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  Todd Woodbridge
and Mark Woodforde (AUS)
  Neil Broad
and Tim Henman (GBR)
  Marc-Kevin Goellner
and David Prinosil (GER)
2000 Sydney
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  Sébastien Lareau
and Daniel Nestor (CAN)
  Todd Woodbridge
and Mark Woodforde (AUS)
  Àlex Corretja
and Albert Costa (ESP)
2004 Athens
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  Fernando González
and Nicolás Massú (CHI)
  Nicolas Kiefer
and Rainer Schüttler (GER)
  Mario Ančić
and Ivan Ljubičić (CRO)
2008 Beijing
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  Roger Federer
and Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)
  Simon Aspelin
and Thomas Johansson (SWE)
  Bob Bryan
and Mike Bryan (USA)
2012 London
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  Bob Bryan
and Mike Bryan (USA)
  Michaël Llodra
and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)
  Julien Benneteau
and Richard Gasquet (FRA)
2016 Rio
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  Marc López
and Rafael Nadal (ESP)
  Florin Mergea
and Horia Tecău (ROU)
  Steve Johnson
and Jack Sock (USA)
2020 Tokyo
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Doubles (women)Edit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1920 Antwerp
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  Margaret McNair
and Kitty McKane (GBR)
  Geraldine Beamish
and Dorothy Holman (GBR)
  Suzanne Lenglen
and Élisabeth d'Ayen (FRA)
1924 Paris
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  Hazel Wightman
and Helen Wills (USA)
  Phyllis Covell
and Kitty McKane (GBR)
  Dorothy Shepherd-Barron
and Evelyn Colyer (GBR)
1928–1984 not included in the Olympic program
1988 Seoul
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  Pam Shriver
and Zina Garrison (USA)
  Jana Novotná
and Helena Suková (TCH)
  Elizabeth Smylie
and Wendy Turnbull (AUS)
  Steffi Graf
and Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (FRG)
1992 Barcelona
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  Gigi Fernández
and Mary Joe Fernández (USA)
  Conchita Martínez
and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP)
  Rachel McQuillan
and Nicole Bradtke (AUS)
  Leila Meskhi
and Natasha Zvereva (EUN)
1996 Atlanta
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  Gigi Fernández
and Mary Joe Fernández (USA)
  Jana Novotná
and Helena Suková (CZE)
  Conchita Martínez
and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP)
2000 Sydney
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  Serena Williams
and Venus Williams (USA)
  Kristie Boogert
and Miriam Oremans (NED)
  Els Callens
and Dominique Van Roost (BEL)
2004 Athens
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  Li Ting
and Sun Tiantian (CHN)
  Conchita Martínez
and Virginia Ruano Pascual (ESP)
  Paola Suárez
and Patricia Tarabini (ARG)
2008 Beijing
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  Serena Williams
and Venus Williams (USA)
  Anabel Medina Garrigues
and Virginia Ruano Pascual (ESP)
  Yan Zi
and Zheng Jie (CHN)
2012 London
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  Serena Williams
and Venus Williams (USA)
  Andrea Hlaváčková
and Lucie Hradecká (CZE)
  Maria Kirilenko
and Nadia Petrova (RUS)
2016 Rio
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  Ekaterina Makarova
and Elena Vesnina (RUS)
  Timea Bacsinszky
and Martina Hingis (SUI)
  Lucie Šafářová
and Barbora Strýcová (CZE)
2020 Tokyo
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Doubles (mixed)Edit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1900 Paris
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  Charlotte Cooper
and Reginald Doherty (GBR)
  Hélène Prévost (FRA) and
  Harold Mahony (GBR)
  Marion Jones (USA) and
  Laurence Doherty (GBR)
  Hedwiga Rosenbaumová (BOH) and
  Archibald Warden (GBR)
1904–1908 not included in the Olympic program
1912 Stockholm
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  Dorothea Köring
and Heinrich Schomburgk (GER)
  Sigrid Fick
and Gunnar Setterwall (SWE)
  Marguerite Broquedis
and Albert Canet (FRA)
1920 Antwerp
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  Suzanne Lenglen
and Max Decugis (FRA)
  Kitty McKane
and Maxwell Woosnam (GBR)
  Milada Skrbková
and Ladislav Žemla (TCH)
1924 Paris
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  Hazel Wightman
and Norris Williams (USA)
  Marion Jessup
and Vincent Richards (USA)
  Kornelia Bouman
and Hendrik Timmer (NED)
1928–2008 not included in the Olympic program
2012 London
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  Victoria Azarenka
and Max Mirnyi (BLR)
  Laura Robson
and Andy Murray (GBR)
  Lisa Raymond
and Mike Bryan (USA)
2016 Rio
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  Bethanie Mattek-Sands
and Jack Sock (USA)
  Venus Williams
and Rajeev Ram (USA)
  Lucie Hradecká
and Radek Štěpánek (CZE)
2020 Tokyo
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Discontinued eventsEdit

Indoor singles (men)Edit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1908 London
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  Arthur Gore (GBR)   George Caridia (GBR)   Josiah Ritchie (GBR)
1912 Stockholm
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  André Gobert (FRA)   Charles Dixon (GBR)   Tony Wilding (ANZ)

Indoor singles (women)Edit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1908 London
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  Gwendoline Eastlake-Smith (GBR)   Alice Greene (GBR)   Märtha Adlerstråhle (SWE)
1912 Stockholm
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  Edith Hannam (GBR)   Sofie Castenschiold (DEN)   Mabel Parton (GBR)

Indoor doubles (men)Edit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1908 London
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  Herbert Barrett
and Arthur Gore (GBR)
  George Caridia
and George Simond (GBR)
  Wollmar Boström
and Gunnar Setterwall (SWE)
1912 Stockholm
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  Maurice Germot
and André Gobert (FRA)
  Carl Kempe
and Gunnar Setterwall (SWE)
  Alfred Beamish
and Charles Dixon (GBR)

Indoor doubles (mixed)Edit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1912 Stockholm
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  Edith Hannam
and Charles Dixon (GBR)
  Helen Aitchison
and Herbert Barrett (GBR)
  Sigrid Fick
and Gunnar Setterwall (SWE)

Athlete medal leadersEdit

MenEdit

Rank Athlete Nation Olympics Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Reginald Doherty   Great Britain (GBR) 1900–1908 3 0 1 4
2 Vincent Richards   United States (USA) 1924 2 1 0 3
2 Andy Murray   Great Britain 2008–2016 2 1 0 3
4 Laurence Doherty   Great Britain (GBR) 1900 2 0 1 3
4 Charles Winslow   South Africa (RSA) 1912–1920 2 0 1 3
6 Nicolás Massú   Chile (CHI) 2004 2 0 0 2
6 Rafael Nadal   Spain 2004–2016 2 0 0 2
8 Charles Dixon   Great Britain (GBR) 1908–1912 1 1 2 4
9 Max Décugis   France (FRA) 1900–1920 1 1 1 3
9 Fernando González   Chile (CHI) 2004–2008 1 1 1 3

Players currently active in Bold.

WomenEdit

Rank Athlete Nation Olympics Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Venus Williams   United States (USA) 2000–2016 4 1 0 5
2 Kathleen McKane Godfree   Great Britain (GBR) 1920–1924 1 2 2 5
3 Serena Williams   United States (USA) 2000–2016 4 0 0 4
4 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Spain (ESP) 1992–1996 0 2 2 4

Players currently active in Bold.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)2161239
2  Great Britain (GBR)17141243
3  France (FRA)56819
4  Russia (RUS)3328
5  South Africa (RSA)3216
6  Spain (ESP)27312
7  Germany (GER)26210
8  Switzerland (SUI)2204
9  Chile (CHI)2114
10  Mixed team (ZZX)1337
11  Australia (AUS)1135
12  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1124
13  Belarus (BLR)1012
  Belgium (BEL)1012
  China (CHN)1012
  West Germany (FRG)1012
17  Canada (CAN)1001
  Puerto Rico (PUR)1001
19  Sweden (SWE)0358
20  Czech Republic (CZE)0347
21  Argentina (ARG)0246
22  Japan (JPN)0213
23  Greece (GRE)0112
  Netherlands (NED)0112
25  Austria (AUT)0101
  Denmark (DEN)0101
  Romania (ROM)0101
28  Croatia (CRO)0033
29  Unified Team (EUN)0022
30  Australasia (ANZ)0011
  Bohemia (BOH)0011
  Bulgaria (BUL)0011
  Hungary (HUN)0011
  India (IND)0011
  Italy (ITA)0011
  Norway (NOR)0011
  Serbia (SRB)0011
Totals (37 nations)666782215

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

^a The Olympic medal table is ranked first by the number of gold medals won and then by silver and bronze medals if there is a tie.

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "Results database". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 4 August 2009.
  • "Tennis: Men's singles". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 4 August 2009.
  • "Tennis: Men's doubles". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 4 August 2009.
  • "Tennis: Women's singles". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 4 August 2009.
  • "Tennis: Women's doubles". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 4 August 2009.
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