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Tennis at the 1996 Summer Olympics

At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, the host nation United States won 3 of the 4 gold medals in tennis. For the first time since 1924 Olympics, a single bronze medal was awarded in each event.

Tennis at the 1996 Summer Olympics
DateJuly–August
Edition12
SurfaceHard
LocationStone Mountain Tennis Center, Atlanta
Champions
Men's Singles
Andre Agassi
 United States
Women's Singles
Lindsay Davenport
 United States
Men's Doubles
Todd Woodbridge / Mark Woodforde
 Australia
Women's Doubles
Gigi Fernández / Mary Joe Fernández
 United States
← 1992 · Summer Olympics · 2000 →

For the first time since the reintroduction of the sport at the Olympics, two of the number 1 singles players (Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf) withdrew before they began due to injuries.[1]

Contents

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)3003
2  Australia (AUS)1001
3  Spain (ESP)0213
4  Czech Republic (CZE)0112
5  Great Britain (GBR)0101
6  Germany (GER)0011
  India (IND)0011
Totals (7 nations)44412

EventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles Andre Agassi
  United States
Sergi Bruguera
  Spain
Leander Paes
  India
Women's singles Lindsay Davenport
  United States
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Spain
Jana Novotná
  Czech Republic
Men's doubles   Todd Woodbridge
and Mark Woodforde (AUS)
  Neil Broad
and Tim Henman (GBR)
  Marc-Kevin Goellner
and David Prinosil (GER)
Women's doubles   Gigi Fernández
and Mary Joe Fernández (USA)
  Jana Novotná
and Helena Suková (CZE)
  Conchita Martínez
and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Finn, Robin (July 17, 1996). "OLYMPICS;Injuries Force Sampras and Graf to Skip Games". The New York Times. Retrieved June 16, 2017.