LONDON OLYMPICS Tennis Schedule, Information and Records


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2012 LONDON SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Dates: Saturday, July 28 - Sunday, August 5, 2012
Site:
Wimbledon AELTC, London SW19
Surface:
Grass
Events:
Five medal events - men’s and women’s singles (64 draws), men’s and women’s doubles (32 draws), mixed doubles (16 draw)
Players: 172 players (86 men, 86 women) (see olympic player field)
Main Draw:
Draws will be made Thursday, July 26 (no players from same country will be placed in same quarter of draw)
Format: All best of 3-sets, exception of men's final (best-of-five) and mixed third set (10-point tiebreaker)
Main Draw Begins Saturday, July 28, 2012
US Television: Bravo Network/NBC; Olympics TV Schedule
Schedule of Play:
Play begins at 11.30am on the outside courts, and noon on Centre and No.1 Court for all days except the final weekend.
Saturday, August 4: 2pm - Women's Singles Final, Men's Doubles Final
Sunday, August 5: noon - Mixed Doubles Final, Men’s Singles Final, Women’s Doubles Final

Sat. 28, Sun. 29: 11:30am (Men/Womens Singles/Doubles 1st Round) Fri. Aug 3: noon (Men/Women S MXD SF)
Mon. 30: 11:30am (Men/Women S/D 2nd Round) Sat. Aug 4 : noon (Men's Doubles Gold/Bronze, Women's Singles Gold/Bronze, Mixed Bronze)
Tues. 31 : 11:30 (Men/Women S 2nd RD, Men/Women D QF) Sun. Aug 5 : noon (Men's Singles Gold/Bronze, Women's Doubles Gold Bronze, Mixed Gold)
Wed. Aug 1 : 11:30am (Men/Women S 3rd RD, MXD 1st RD)  
Thurs. Aug 2: 11:30 (Men/Women S MXD QF, Men/Women D SF)  


Singles Ranking Points Breakdown:
 
ATP
WTA
Gold
750
685
Silver
450
470
Bronze
340
340
4th Place
270
260
QFs
135
175
3rd RD
70
95
2nd RD
35
55
1st RD
5
1

 


 

OLYMPIC TENNIS MEDAL WINNERS


1988
Seoul, South Korea
  Gold Silver Bronze
MS Miloslav Mecir (TCH) Tim Mayotte (USA)

Stefan Edberg (SWE)
Brad Gilbert (USA)

MD

Ken Flach/
Robert Seguso (USA)

Sergio Casal/
Emilio Sanchez (ESP)
Stefan Edberg/
Anders Jarryd (SWE)
Miloslav Mecir/
Milan Srejber (TCH)
WS

Steffi Graf (FRG)

Gabriela Sabatini (ARG) Zina Garrison (USA)
Manuela Maleeva (BUL)
WD

Zina Garrison/
Pam Shriver (USA)

Jana Novotna/
Helena Sukova (TCH)

Steffi Graf/
Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (FRG)
Elizabeth Smylie/Wendy Turnbull (AUS)

1992
Barcelona, Spain
MS

Marc Rosset (SUI)

Jordi Arrese (ESP) Andrei Cherkasov (EUN)
Goran Ivanisevic (CRO)
MD

Boris Becker/
Michael Stich (GER)

Wayne Ferreira/
Piet Norval (RSA)
Javier Frana/
Cristian Miniussi (ARG)
Goran Ivanisevic/
Goran Prpic (CRO)
WS

Jennifer Capriati (USA)

Steffi Graf (GER) Mary Joe Fernandez (USA)
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (ESP)
WD

Gigi Fernandez/
Mary Joe Fernandez (USA)

Conchita Martinez/
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (ESP)

Rachel McQuillan/
Nicole Provis (AUS)
Leila Meskhi/
Natalia Zvereva (EUN)

1996
Atlanta, USA
MS Andre Agassi (USA) Sergi Bruguera (ESP) Leander Paes (IND)
MD

Todd Woodbridge/
Mark Woodforde (AUS)


Neil Broad/
Tim Henman (GBR)

Marc-Kevin Goellner/
David Prinosil (GER)
WS

Lindsay Davenport (USA)

Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (ESP) Jana Novotna (CZE)
WD

Gigi Fernandez/
Mary Joe Fernandez (USA)

Jana Novotna/
Helena Sukova (CZE)
Conchita Martinez/
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (ESP)
2000
Sydney, Australia

MS Yevgeny Kafelnikov (RUS) Tommy Haas (GER) Arnaud Di Pasquale (FRA)
MD

Sebastien Lareau/
Daniel Nestor (CAN)


Todd Woodbridge/
Mark Woodforde (AUS)

Alex Corretja/
Albert Costa (ESP)
WS

Venus Williams (USA)

Elena Dementieva (RUS) Monica Seles (USA)
WD

Serena Williams/
Venus Williams (USA)

Kristie Boogert/
Miriam Oremans (NED)
Els Callens/
Dominique Van Roost (BEL)
2004
Athens, Greece

MS Nicolas Massu (CHI) Mardy Fish (USA) Fernando Gonzalez (CHI)
MD

Fernando Gonzalez/
Nicolas Massu (CHI)

Nicolas Kiefer/
Rainer Schuettler (GER)
Mario Ancic/
Ivan Ljubicic (CRO)
WS Justine Henin-Hardenne (BEL) Amelie Mauresmo (FRA) Alicia Molik (AUS)
WD

Ting Li/
Tian Tian Sun (CHN)

Conchita Martinez/
Virginia Ruano Pascual (ESP)

Paola Suarez/
Patricia Tarabini (ARG)
2008
Beijing, China
MS Rafael Nadal (ESP) Fernando Gonzalez (CHI) Novak Djokovic (SRB)
MD

Roger Federer/
Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)

Simon Aspelin/
Thomas Johansson (SWE)
Bob Bryan/
Mike Bryan (USA)
WS Elena Dementieva (RUS) Dinara Safina (RUS) Vera Zvonareva (RUS)
WD

Serena Williams/
Venus Williams (USA)


Anabel Medina Garrigues/
Virginia Ruano Pascual (ESP)
Zi Yan/Jie Zheng (CHN)


RECENT OLYMPIC RESULTS


2008 Beijing
Men's Singles
Quarterfinals: Blake (8) d. Federer (1) 64 76(2); Gonzalez (12) d. Mathieu 64 64; Djokovic (3) d. Monfils 46 61 64; Nadal (2) d. Melzer 60 64.
Semifinals: Gonzalez (12) d. Blake (8) 46 75 119; Nadal (2) d. Djokovic (3) 64 16 64.
Final: (Gold/Silver): Nadal (2) d. Gonzalez (12) 63 76(2) 63.
Bronze Play-off: Djokovic (3) d. Blake (8) 63 76(4).

Women's Singles
Quarterfinals: Zvonareva (9) d. Bammer 63 36 63; Dementieva (5) d. S. Williams (4) 36 64 63; Li d. V. Williams (7) 75 75; Safina (6) d. Jankovic (2) 62 57 63.
Semifinals: Dementieva (5) d. Zvonareva (9) 63 76(3); Safina (6) d. Li 76(3) 75.
Final: (Gold/Silver): Dementieva (5) d. Safina (6) 36 75 63.
Bronze Play-off: Zvonareva (9) d. Li 60 75.

2004 Athens
Men's Singles
Quarterfinals: Dent d. Berdych 64 61; Massu (10) d. Moya (3) 62 75; Fish d. Youzhny 63 64; Gonzalez (16) d. Grosjean (8) 62 26 64.
Semifinals: Massu (10) d. Dent 76(5) 61; Fish d. Gonzalez (16) 36 63 64.
Final: Massu (10) d. Fish 63 36 26 63 64.
Bronze Play-off: F. Gonzalez (16) d. T. Dent 64 26 1614

Women's Singles
Quarterfinals: Henin-Hardenne (1) d. Pierce 64 64; Myskina (3) d. Schiavone (11) 61 62; Molik d. Sugiyama (8) 63 64; Mauresmo (2) d. Kuznetsova (5) 76(5) 46 62.
Semifinals: Henin-Hardenne (1) d. Myskina (3) 75 57 86; Mauresmo (2) d. Molik 76(8) 63.
Final: Henin-Hardenne (1) d. Mauresmo (2) 63 63.
Bronze Play-off: Molik d. Myskina (3) 63 64.

2000 Sydney
Men's Singles
Quarterfinals: Federer d. Alami 76(2) 61; Haas d. Mirnyi 46 75 63; Di Pasquale d. Ferrero (8) 62 61; Kafelnikov (5) d. Kuerten (2) 64 75.
Semifinals: Haas d. Federer 63 62; Kafelnikov (5) d. Di Pasquale 64 64.
Final: Kafelnikov (5) d. Haas 76(4) 36 62 46 63.
Bronze Play-off: Di Pasquale d. Federer 76(5) 67(7) 63.

Women's Singles
Quarterfinals: Dokic d. Coetzer (7) 61 16 61; Dementieva (10) d. Schett (12) 26 62 61; Seles (3) d. Van Roost (8) 60 62; Williams (2) d. Sanchez Vicario (5) 36 62 64.
Semifinals: Dementieva (10) d. Dokic 26 64 64; Williams (2) d. Seles (3) 61 46 63.
Final: Williams (2) d. Dementieva (10) 62 64.
Bronze Play-off: Seles (3) d. Dokic 61 64


 

OLYMPIC TENNIS RULES & ENTRIES


Size and Composition of Draws
The maximum numbers of players accepted into the Competition shall be as follows:

Men’s/Women’s Singles
The men’s and women’s singles will consist of a draw of 64 players with not more than four (4) players from any one (1) country, comprising:
56 direct acceptances
6 ITF Places
2 Invitations

Men’s/Women’s Doubles
The men’s and women’s doubles events will each consist of a draw of 32 teams, each from the same country and not more than two (2) teams from any one (1) country, comprising:
24 direct acceptances
8 ITF Places

Mixed Doubles

The mixed doubles event will consist of a draw of 16 teams, both players from the same country and not more than two (2) teams from any one (1) country, comprising:
12 Direct Acceptances
4 ITF Places
Criteria for Selection
Direct Acceptances

Men’s Singles
56 players will receive direct acceptance into the men’s singles at the Olympic Tennis Event based on the recognised international singles computer rankings of 11 June 2012. A National Association/NOC who has more than 4 players eligible for direct acceptance into the men’s/ women’s singles event should select its 4 highest ranked eligible players based on the computer ranking. Any player nominated and accepted for the singles event is eligible for selection for the doubles event.

Men’s/Women’s Doubles
The ITF will select doubles teams for direct acceptance from doubles nominations received from National Associations, taking into account the recognised international singles and doubles computer rankings of 11 June 2012 and the number and names of players already accepted into the singles events. 2 doubles teams, from any one country may compete in the men’s and women’s doubles events.

Any doubles players ranked 10 or better based on the recognised international doubles computer rankings of 11 June 2012, will be eligible for selection for direct acceptance
for the men’s/women’s doubles event, providing, i) his/ her nominated partner has a recognised international singles or doubles ranking on 11 June 2012, ii) he/she and his/her partner have been nominated as a doubles team by their respective National Association/NOC and iii) the nomination does not bring the total number of male or female competitors from that country to more than 6.

Mixed Doubles
The ITF will select doubles teams for direct acceptance from mixed doubles entries comprising players accepted in the singles and/or men’s/women’s doubles events, received from National Associations no later than Tuesday 31 July 2012 at 11.00, taking into account the recognised international singles and doubles computer rankings of 11 June 2012. A maximum of 2 mixed doubles teams, from any one country may compete in the mixed doubles events

Number Of Nominations Per Country
(a) A maximum of 6 men and 6 women may be nominated by any one country.
(b) A maximum of 4 men and 4 women per country may compete in the men’s and women’s singles.
(b) A maximum of 2 doubles teams per country may compete in the men’s and women’s doubles.

 


Rankings
ATP - Apr 14 WTA - Apr 14
1 Rafael Nadal1 Serena Williams
2 Novak Djokovic2 Na Li
3 Stanislas Wawrinka3 Agnieszka Radwanska
4 Roger Federer4 Victoria Azarenka
5 Tomas Berdych5 Simona Halep
6 David Ferrer6 Petra Kvitova
7 Juan Martin Del Potro7 Angelique Kerber
8 Andy Murray8 Jelena Jankovic
9 Richard Gasquet9 Maria Sharapova
10 Milos Raonic10 Dominika Cibulkova
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