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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Tennis

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Tennis

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Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

Rio Medalist Del Potro Gets US Open Wild Card

Rio Medalist Del Potro Gets US Open Wild Card

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fresh off his Olympic silver medal, Juan Martin del Potro will return to the U.S. Open for the first time in three years after receiving a wild-card invitation from the U.S.

Monday, Aug 15, 2016

Gymnastics Beer Cups Are Hottest Souvenir of Rio Olympics

Gymnastics Beer Cups Are Hottest Souvenir of Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Will Rodriguez put his collectible cup down just for a second, then — swoosh! — it was swiped.

Monday, Aug 15, 2016

Murray, Del Potro, Puig, Others Cared About Olympic Tennis

Murray, Del Potro, Puig, Others Cared About Olympic Tennis

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — For a sport supposedly filled with folks who don't care about the Olympics, there sure was a lot of crying during the tennis competition at the Rio de Janeiro Games.

Monday, Aug 15, 2016

Andy Murray Corrects Reporter Who Forgot Women’s Tennis

Andy Murray Corrects Reporter Who Forgot Women’s Tennis

Andy Murray became the first Olympian to win two gold medals in singles tennis, and also won the hearts of people for the way he deflected a reporter's mistaken characterization of the achievement.

Sunday, Aug 14, 2016

Men's Tennis: Britain's Murray Wins 2nd Straight Gold

Men's Tennis: Britain's Murray Wins 2nd Straight Gold

Andy Murray is making a habit of accomplishing things that hadn't been done in a while. Or ever. Murray became the first tennis player in Olympic history with two singles gold medals, winning his second in...

Sunday, Aug 14, 2016

Unfazed by Critics, Gigi Fernandez Lauds Puig's Tennis Gold

Unfazed by Critics, Gigi Fernandez Lauds Puig's Tennis Gold

Monica Puig isn't the first Puerto Rican women's tennis player to win a gold medal at the Olympics. She's just the first to win one for Puerto Rico. And Gigi Fernandez was thrilled to see it happen. Fernandez,...

Sunday, Aug 14, 2016

Mattek-Sands, Sock Deny Williams 5th Gold Medal

Mattek-Sands, Sock Deny Williams 5th Gold Medal<br /><br />

Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jack Sock have won the Olympic tennis title in mixed doubles, denying Venus Williams a record fifth gold medal. Mattek-Sands and Sock beat Williams and Rajeev Ram 6-7...

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016

Monica Puig Wins Puerto Rico's 1st Olympic Gold

Monica Puig Wins Puerto Rico's 1st Olympic Gold

Monica Puig defeated Germany’s Angelique Kerber 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 to win the women’s tennis gold medal on Saturday, and accomplished something no one representing Puerto Rico has ever done in the process.

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016

Williams and Ram Advance in Mixed Doubles; Puig Wins Gold

Williams and Ram Advance in Mixed Doubles; Puig Wins Gold

Olympic tennis saw a day of upsets and a first on Saturday. In the women's singles gold medal match, Puerto Rico's Monica Puig beat Germany's Angelique Kerber 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 to win her territory's first gold in...

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