Some of the familiar names in world sport will make it out for tennis glory in what assures to be one of the emphasize events of Rio 2016 Olympics. Now, resolutely established on the Olympic agenda, a virtual grand slam strength line-up is predictable across the singles and doubles matches, with Novak Djokovic, Williams sisters, and Roger Federer among the all time great ones on the show. The biggest omission of two Australians is sad news, with controversial stars Nick Kyrgious and Bernard Tomic makes themselves engaged for selection.
But a talented Australian team, headed by legend Lleyton Hewitt, is still expected to make its score. The current interesting news is about where and when the Rio 2016 Olympic is going to be happening. Rio tennis matches actually will be staged at the Olympic tennis center, situated in the Barra Olympic park. The exterior is hard court, related to the other North American tournaments. It is totally going to be conducted over nine days from August 6 to August 14 for the men’s, women’s and doubles.
Rio 2016 Olympics – ultimate guide to tennis at the Olympics
All star shine including defending men’s and women’s singles tournament, Andy Murray and Serena Williams has been named for the tennis championships at the Rio 2016 Olympic events this August. The provisional catalog revealed at the start of this month by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) features the globe’s top 5 male and female competitors, including star names such as Rafael Nadal, Roger, Novak Djokovic, Angelique Kerber, Muguruza and Victoria Azarenka. 64 players of each gender will participate in the singles competitions. According to the world rankings on June 6, players were selected.
There will be plus 2 invited players in both events. There is a boundary of four single participants per gender per country. The association also announced the entries for the men’s and women’s doubles competition, with the American pairs of brothers Mike and Bob and sisters Serena Williams and Venus set to compete their Olympic titles. 32 teams will challenge both the men’s and women’s doubles, with admissions based on the world rankings. Nations were capable to nominate up to two doubles team for a single event. Registration for mixed doubles will be confirmed in Olympic during the Rio tennis competition.
The Aussie team at Rio Olympics
Kyrgios takes out from the sports after a heated public row with Aussie player’s chief kitty chiller, following suit after Tomic had previously done so due to personal reasons and a packed program. In their places, players young gun Thanasi Kokkinakis and John Millman will symbolize Australia in men’s singles. Aussie women’s contingent is full strong with Daria Gavrilova cleared to signify her newly adopted nation. She will join world number one Samantha Stosur in singles with the duo to group up in women’s doubles. Renowned doubles specialist John Peers partners Veteran Chris in men’s doubles.
What are the chances occur in Olympic 2016?
With a powerful field confirmed, superstars Novak and Serena Williams will be obvious gold medal favorites. The withdrawal of Kyrgios is a useful blow to Australia’s medal hopes, but Stosur is always a risk on hard court and playing well. Thirty year old Stosur has made an encouraging come back to form in 2016, tinted by a surprise run to the French open semis. The 2011 US open champion is always a force to be measured with on hard court. Stosur and Gavrilova will be a tough doubles team to beat. Peers is a doubles expert, barely now falling out of the globe’s top ten, and he is also likely to better pair with Stosur in the mixed match. He is also capable of competing for a medal.