Tennis at the 2000 Summer Olympics

Tennis was one of the 28 sports that was held at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. The competition which was held from the 19-28th September at the NSW Tennis Centre, saw four gold medals being contested with them being in the singles and doubles of both genders.

Tennis at the 2000 Summer Olympics
Date19-28 September
SurfaceHard (Rebound Ace)
LocationNSW Tennis Centre, Sydney
Men's singles
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Women's singles
Venus Williams
 United States
Men's doubles
Sébastien Lareau / Daniel Nestor
Women's doubles
Serena Williams / Venus Williams
 United States
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The format at the 2000 Olympics was a single-elimination tournament with the men's and women's singles being 64 players. They competed in six rounds of competition in the singles and five rounds in the doubles (sizes of 32). The format consisted of three set matches with five set matches being only played in the men's singles and doubles final.

The United States finished on top of the medal table with two gold medals as Venus Williams won both the women's singles and doubles with Serena Williams. In the men's events, Yevgeny Kafelnikov from Russia took out the men's singles title while Canadian pair, Sébastien Lareau and Daniel Nestor took out the men's doubles.

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Australia)

1  United States (USA)2013
2  Russia (RUS)1102
3  Canada (CAN)1001
4  Australia (AUS)*0101
  Germany (GER)0101
  Netherlands (NED)0101
7  Belgium (BEL)0011
  France (FRA)0011
  Spain (ESP)0011
Totals (9 nations)44412


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Tommy Haas
Arnaud Di Pasquale
Men's doubles   Sébastien Lareau
and Daniel Nestor (CAN)
  Todd Woodbridge
and Mark Woodforde (AUS)
  Àlex Corretja
and Albert Costa (ESP)
Women's singles Venus Williams
  United States
Elena Dementieva
Monica Seles
  United States
Women's doubles   Venus Williams
and Serena Williams (USA)
  Kristie Boogert
and Miriam Oremans (NED)
  Els Callens
and Dominique van Roost (BEL)