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Tennis at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Tennis returned to the Summer Olympic program as an exhibition & a demonstration event in 1968. Men's and women's singles and doubles and mixed doubles were held in both, a Demonstration tournament and an Exhibition tournament. The Demonstration tournament was held in Guadalajara and the Exhibition tournament in Mexico City.[1]

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Medal summaryEdit

DemonstrationEdit

Event Champion Second place Third place
Men's Singles Manuel Santana
  Spain
Manuel Orantes
  Spain
Herbert Fitzgibbon
  United States
Women's Singles Helga Niessen
  West Germany
Jane Bartkowicz
  United States
Julie Heldman
  United States
Men's Doubles Rafael Osuna
Vicente Zarazua
  Mexico
Juan Gisbert
Manuel Santana
  Spain
Pierre Darmon
  France
Joaquin Loyo-Mayo
  Mexico
Women's Doubles Edda Buding
Helga Niessen
  West Germany
Rosa Maria Darmon
  France
Julie Heldman
  United States
Jane Bartkowicz
Valerie Ziegenfuss
  United States
Mixed Doubles Julie Heldman
Herbert Fitzgibbon
  United States
Helga Niessen
Jürgen Faßbender
  West Germany
Jane Bartkowicz
James Osborne
  United States

ExhibitionEdit

Event Champion Second place Third place
Men's Singles Rafael Osuna
  Mexico
Ingo Buding
  West Germany
Vladimir Korotkov
  Soviet Union
Nicola Pietrangeli
  Italy
Women's Singles Jane Bartkowicz
  United States
Julie Heldman
  United States
María Eugenia Guzman
  Ecuador
Suzana Petersen
  Brazil
Men's Doubles Rafael Osuna
Vicente Zarazua
  Mexico
Pierre Darmon
  France
Joaquin Loyo-Mayo
  Mexico
Francisco Guzman
  Ecuador
Teimuraz Kakulia
  Soviet Union
Vladimir Korotkov
Anatoly Volkov
  Soviet Union
Women's Doubles Rosa Maria Darmon
  France
Julie Heldman
  United States
Jane Bartkowicz
Valerie Ziegenfuss
  United States
María Eugenia Guzman
  Ecuador
Suzana Petersen
  Brazil
Cecilia Rosado
  Mexico
Zaiga Jansone
  Soviet Union
Mixed Doubles Zaiga Jansone
Vladimir Korotkov
  Soviet Union
Jane Bartkowicz
  United States
Ingo Buding
  West Germany
Rosa Maria Darmon
Pierre Darmon
  France
Suzana Petersen
  Brazil
Teimuraz Kakulia
  Soviet Union

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mexico68" (PDF). Organizing Committee of the Games of the XIX Olympiad. pp. 491–496.

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