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Tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Tennis returned to the Summer Olympic Games at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, having been left out since the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris. Tennis had been a demonstration sport at the 1968 and 1984 Summer Olympics.

Tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics
Date20 September - 1 October 1988
Edition10
SurfaceNeodex
LocationSeoul Olympic Park Tennis Center, Seoul
Champions
Men's Singles
 Miloslav Mečíř (TCH)
Women's Singles
 Steffi Graf (FRG)
Men's Doubles
 Ken Flach / Robert Seguso (USA)
Women's Doubles
 Pam Shriver / Zina Garrison (USA)
← 1924 · Summer Olympics · 1992 →

The tournament took place from September 20 - October 1 on outdoor hardcourts at the Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center.

Contents

Medal summaryEdit

EventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
details
Miloslav Mečíř
  Czechoslovakia
Tim Mayotte
  United States
Stefan Edberg
  Sweden
Brad Gilbert
  United States
Men's doubles
details
  United States (USA)
Ken Flach
Robert Seguso
  Spain (ESP)
Emilio Sánchez
Sergio Casal
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Miloslav Mečíř
Milan Šrejber
  Sweden (SWE)
Stefan Edberg
Anders Järryd
Women's singles
details
Steffi Graf
  West Germany
Gabriela Sabatini
  Argentina
Zina Garrison
  United States
Manuela Maleeva
  Bulgaria
Women's doubles
details
  United States (USA)
Pam Shriver
Zina Garrison
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Jana Novotná
Helena Suková
  Australia (AUS)
Elizabeth Smylie
Wendy Turnbull
  West Germany (FRG)
Steffi Graf
Claudia Kohde-Kilsch

Medal tableEdit

 
A scoreboard that still remained in 2006, that documents the Women's Singles draw.
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)2125
2  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1113
3  West Germany (FRG)1012
4  Argentina (ARG)0101
  Spain (ESP)0101
6  Sweden (SWE)0022
7  Australia (AUS)0011
  Bulgaria (BUL)0011
Totals (8 nations)44816


ReferencesEdit