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  • Rafael Nadal Wins Gold at His First Olympics | Video

    Rafael Nadal Wins Gold at His First Olympics

    Rafael Nadal of Spain, becomes the new Olympic champion, cementing his place in tennis history by winning gold in his first try. Nadal wins 6-3, 7-6 (2), 6-3, beating Olympic medallist Fernando Gonzalez, who settles for silver. In the calendar year preceding the 2008 Olympics, there was a shift at the hierarchy of men's tennis as Rafael Nadal displaced Roger Federer as the world number one. Tennis Men's Singles Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Rafael Nadal (ESP), Fernando Gonzalez (CHI), Novak Djokovic (SRB)
  • News | Seoul 1988

    Steffi Graf’s 1988 Golden Slam – an unprecedented achievement

    On 1 October 1988, in winning the final at the Olympic Games in Seoul, German tennis player Steffi Graf achieved what no one else had done before or has done since. Her gold medal came after victories in the Grand Slam tournaments at Melbourne, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and New York, giving rise to a new term: “the Golden Slam”. The world of tennis is still waiting for another player capable of such a feat in the same calendar year!
    01 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tennis, Germany
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Nahimana playing a lone role for Burundian tennis

    Burundi’s sole representative in the tennis competitions at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, Sada Nahimana has overcome the lack of resources devoted to her sport in her home country to make it onto the global stage.
    11 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Tennis, Burundi
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  • Tennis - Men's Doubles

    Tennis - Men's Doubles

    Marc Lopez and Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrate match point during the Men's Doubles Gold medal match against Horia Tecau and Florin Mergea of Romania on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Tennis Centre on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
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